Medical Assistant Instructor/Externship Coordinator

  • Full-time

Company Description

At Brookline College, we are dedicated to our students’ success and committed to providing them with our best service from start to finish. Our helpful admission representatives will help students define their goals and choose a program. Our experienced instructors will educate their students and provide hands-on training. Our devoted staff will support and help every student complete their program, and once they graduate, they’ll assist the student with their job search.

Job Description

I. CLASSROOM/LAB INSTRUCTION: (~50 % of Responsibilities)
▪ Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline; display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline; connect their subject matter with related fields
▪ Stay current in their subject matter through professional development, through involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conference or workshops
▪ Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate; employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students
▪ Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning
▪ Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student’s needs; engage in planning of lessons using the approved College Lesson Planning Process
▪ Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments

▪ Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives; establish and follow Bloom’s-specific learning objectives
▪ Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward course objectives; evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning
▪ Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to the registrar each module according to established deadlines; maintain student records of attendance; skills check-off forms and assist with program data collection
▪ Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances; coordinate and balance the needs of a diverse student population and faculty
▪ Maintain confidentiality of student information; work with the Program Director to resolve student concern
▪ Attend faculty meetings as required
▪ Other duties as assigned by the Program Director


II. EXTERNSHIP COURSE MANAGEMENT: (~50 % of Responsibilities)
▪ Supervise externship training in compliance with accreditation, Department of Education Department rules and regulations, company policy, and all related regulations
▪ Maintain contact with local employers to obtain information on externship opportunities, to develop and enhance working relationships, and to facilitate student placement
▪ Track extern attendance and ensure that all extern assignments are completed as programmatically determined according to regulatory requirements
▪ Maintain a schedule of student site visit(s) in accordance with programmatic and accreditation guidelines
▪ Provide orientation for the on-site supervisors and students
▪ Provide oversight of the externship experience, including on-site assessment of student experiences and the quality of learning opportunities
▪ Partner with Career Services to support to identify externship sites that will lead to employment
▪ Travel to externship sites to review the appropriateness of location for learning
▪ Partner with the Career Services department to match students to appropriate externship sites that meet the needs of both the site and the student

▪ Report regular progress of students and quality of supervision and education to Program Director
▪ Provide written evaluation of employer and student satisfaction during the course of the externship for student files
▪ Work with the Program Director to resolve student concerns
▪ Demonstrate or be willing to acquire skills for utilizing online resources to enhance externship course management
▪ Submit required externship related reports and forms to the Program Director and or Career Services Department personnel in a timely manner
▪ Maintain student records of attendance; skills check-off forms and assist with course data collection
▪ Actively engage in retention activities including documented communication with students
▪ Manage special projects assigned by the Program Director including but not limited to career fairs to create enthusiasm and encouragement to students
▪ Maintain professional relationship with colleagues, students and the community
▪ Adhere to and publicly support College policies and procedures

▪ Ability to adapt, direct and multi-task. Demonstrates exemplary skills and organizational proficiency
▪ Other duties as assigned by Program Director


Minimum of a high school diploma; Associate degree preferred

Graduate of an Allied Health Diploma Program preferred

Three (3) years of clinical experience as a Medical Assistant.  Advanced education or a college degree is preferred but will consider candidates with equivalent experience

Demonstrable expertise in Medical Assisting 

Ability to mentor a highly diverse student population

Ability to work independently

Proficient in interpersonal oral presentation and excellent communication skills

Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Teams, Outlook, Powerpoint, Campus View, and Canvas ( or other Learning Management Systems)

Additional Information

We Offer:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision starting the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment
  • 2 Weeks’ starting Vacation per year.  Increasing based on years of service with the company
  • 12 paid Holidays and 2 Floating Holiday
  • 401K with a Company Match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance at 1x’s your annual salary
  • Leadership development and training for career advancement
  • Tuition assistance and Forgiveness for you and your family up to 100% depending on the program
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