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Penn Foster Pharmacy Technician Instructor in Boston, Massachusetts

Position Summary:

The Pharmacy Technician Instructor is responsible for providing instructional support to ensure students meet the established learning objectives and supporting the growth and development of the program to comply with industry standards and the needs of the community.

The Instructor will provide one-on-one instructional support to include responses to student’s inbound academic inquiries using distance education technologies, including phone, email, SMS text messaging, and portal messaging. The Instructor will offer daily office hours for tutoring via an appointment scheduling tool and provide substantial feedback on practicum skills assessment forms. This will include the evaluation of the clinical skills completed by the student prior to externship. The Instructor will participate in curriculum design, including development and revision, and support the creation of student resources including but not limited to weekly live and/or recorded webinars and learning resource materials.

The Instructor will utilize program learning outcomes to monitor student progress daily. The Instructor will conduct outreach using distance education technologies to provide academic advising and support to ensure student learning and successful program completion.

This is a remote position with limited travel and based out of Scranton, PA.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review, evaluate, and suggest program curricula changes and practices to assure compliance with professional standards, state-mandated guidelines, externship skills, requirements of business, industry, and higher education

  • Provide data-driven interventions and outreach in the development of programming that meets changing industry needs.

  • Review program and course-level outcomes data and surveys to determine students' needs; provide data-driven interventions/outreach as needed

  • Provide academic support and advising to students to include but not limited to using distance education technologies, appointment scheduler, live and recorded webinars, and feedback and evaluations on exams, assignments, and externship skills

  • Participate in course design, development, and revision in partnership with the program director and instructional design team.

  • Create videos and online lectures and incorporate new technology in courses.

  • Develop ways to improve student retention based on review of persistence and progression data.

  • Participate within and support accreditation as needed.

  • Perform other duties commensurate with the functions and level of the position

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Must be a certified pharmacy technician (CPhT) and adhere to state regulations for licensure;

  • Have a minimum of an associate’s degree;

  • A minimum of 3 years work experience related to the area of teaching

  • Prior online teaching experience preferred.

    Other Requirements: Must have excellent computer skills, ability to work independently, think critically, communicate effectively and efficiently, and enjoy being part of a team.

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals. Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that’s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.

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