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Medical Lab Technology - Program Director (On Campus)

Requisition ID req1343
Department Medical Lab Technology
Campus CA-Cascade Campus
Employment Type Faculty
Best Consideration Date Apply immediately; this job posting will be closed once sufficient application have been received.
Position Summary

Portland Community College’s Medical Lab Technology (MLT) Program is a regional leader in educating the next generation of lab technicians. We are currently seeking a full-time faculty member who can also serve as the programs’ NAACLS-approved Program Director. This position is a mix of on-campus instruction and program administration.

The MLT Program offers a 2-year associate’s degree that provides a mix of face-to-face and online didactic courses alongside hands-on skills labs that prepare students for the ASCP certification exam and a career as a lab professional. The MLT program is located at PCC’s Cascade Campus in the historic Albina Neighborhood in North Portland where it is a leader in advancing equity and social justice.

For additional program information please visit the MLT Program website and review the program’s course offerings.

See the classification description for additional information:

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.  
Please be sure to address how you meet the above Success Criteria below in your application materials.

Submitted materials will be reviewed based on how well candidates demonstrate the below Success Criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience training or teaching students, staff, or co-workers from diverse backgrounds and with variable skill levels while giving constructive feedback
  • Management, leadership, or supervisory experience in a clinical and/or educational environment
  • Experience with program development and curriculum revisions in an academic setting, or change implementation in a clinical setting
  • Experience with online instruction as an instructor or student

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

  • A Master’s (or higher degree)

  • ASCP-BOC or ASCPi-BOC generalist certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist

  • Knowledge of education methods and administration as well as current NAACLS accreditation procedures and certification procedures

  • Three (3) years of teaching or training experience

  • Two (2) years of recent experience working in a clinical laboratory setting performing testing


Starting Salary Expectations Initial Salary Placement is typically up to Step 3 ($68,491) based on related experience, per PCC's collective bargaining agreement. Advanced salary placement may be possible for candidates with significant experience.
Position Grade Salary Range

PCC Full-Time Faculty Schedule 2022/23

PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP.  A portion of the 6% will be diverted to The Employee Pension Stability Account as mandated by Senate Bill 1049.  PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for courses offered at PCC for yourself, domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age; plus partial tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions. 

* Please note: Temporary Full-Time Faculty are not eligible for Personal Leave Days, Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, or AD&D Insurance.

Paid Leave:

  • 1 day of sick leave for every 18 days worked (~10 per year)
  • 21 hours of additional personal leave per year
  • 4 paid holidays (which occur during the term you are teaching)

View a complete list of PCC benefits.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Instructors shall have earned required academic credentials at a regionally accredited US institution or a foreign institution having the equivalent of regional accreditation.

Instructors with credentials from other countries will have their transcripts evaluated by agencies that have good standing with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services to establish fulfillment of this standard. (for more information see

For more information on PCC's General Instructor Qualifications Policy I301 visit: 

Background Check Required Yes

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

Notice of the Availability of the Annual Security Report:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), you may view Portland Community College’s (PCC) most recent Annual Security Report (ASR) on the Department of Public Safety website. The ASR contains current security and safety-related policy disclosure statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information and resources, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains crime statistics for Clery Act crimes which occurred on PCC properties for the last three calendar years. Paper copies of the ASR are available upon request at all Department of Public Safety offices.