Overview

Position Summary

Belmont Abbey College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Health
Information Management & Analytics (HIMA) to begin August 1, 2021. Rank and salary
commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities

The instructor will be the baccalaureate Program Coordinator as well as teach a variety
of courses within the undergraduate program in Health Information Management and
Analytics (HIMA). The successful candidate will provide academic advising and manage
outcome data related to accreditation requirements. Service to the department, College,
and community, scholarly development, and contributing positively to the College’s
mission are expected.

Particular duties include:

 Building positive and professional
relationship with students,
colleagues, college
administration, and the
community

 Providing recommendations to
the Provost’s Office and
appropriate college committees
regarding curriculum, instruction
and operations

 Managing schedule of course
offerings, identifying qualified
faculty to teach program courses,
and regularly evaluating faculty
teaching

 Participating in the budget
planning process and maintaining
oversight of the program budget

 Leading CAHIIM accreditation
processes for program candidacy
and initial accreditation approval

 Obtaining clinical sites and
establish clinical affiliation
agreements

 Instructing and supervising a
diverse population of students in
the classroom at various times
and locations (including remote
and online learning)

Qualifications

Required qualifications: Minimum of a Master’s in Health Information Management,
Health Analytics, or closely related field and MUST hold a Registered Health
Information Administrator (RHIA) certification through AHIMA in alignment with program
accreditation requirements.
Preferred qualifications: Earned Doctorate in a related field desired, but not required.
Two or more years working in the healthcare industry in a health information technology
role strongly preferred.

The successful candidate will be a talented and dedicated academic deeply and
enthusiastically committed to the Catholic mission of Belmont Abbey College.
Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate 1) a record of
excellence in undergraduate teaching and a sense of teaching as a vocation; 2) a
philosophy of teaching that supports the approach to education expressed in St. John
Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae; and 3) a strong desire to teach at a liberal arts institution
where the academic program is “guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the
Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning.”

Additional Information

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the search is
completed. Please apply by email to facultysearch@bac.edu using the subject line
“Health Information Management Search.” Include a letter of application, vita, the
names and contact information of at least three references, and a written response in
which you explain how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition in the
context of a Benedictine liberal arts college and how your own faith tradition informs
your vocation as teacher and scholar. (Evidence of teaching excellence and official
transcripts are optional at this stage but required for interview.)

Located ten minutes west of Charlotte, North Carolina, Belmont Abbey College is a
Catholic, Benedictine school that educates students in the liberal arts and sciences
according to our mission “so that in all things God may be glorified.” The College, which
is more than 140 years old, is known for its dedicated faculty, excellent teaching, the
personal attention that students receive, and a community atmosphere both inside and
outside of the classroom. There is a Benedictine monastery on campus, as well as a
minor basilica.

The College’s mission and vision statements may be found on our website
https://www.belmontabbeycollege.edu/about/mission-vision-2/.

To apply for this job email your details to facultysearch@bac.edu

About Belmont Abbey College

Belmont Abbey College is an extraordinary Catholic, Benedictine and Liberal Arts institution rated among the top ten regional colleges in U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1876, its mission is to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences so that in all things God may be glorified. In this endeavor, we are guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning. Exemplifying Benedictine hospitality, we welcome a diverse body of students and provide them with an education that will enable them to lead lives of integrity, to succeed professionally, to become responsible citizens, and to be a blessing to themselves and to others. The beautiful and historic campus is conveniently located just five miles west of Charlotte, N.C.