Medical Assisting Instructor

DESCRIPTION: SMCC is seeking a full-time faculty in the medical assisting program beginning fall 2021. Responsibilities include teaching five courses per semester, advising medical assisting students, developing and modifying curricula, participating in department/college committees and activities, and other professional duties related to the position. Appointments begin at the Instructor level.


  • RMA or CMA credential
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 years working as a Medical Assistant in an ambulatory setting.
  • 3-5 years of teaching in either an ABHES or CAAHEPP accredited medical assisting program


  • Master’s degree or matriculation in master’s program in related field

PROJECTED START DATE:  August 16, 2021

STARTING SALARY:  $44,642 – $51,810

BENEFITS: 100% employer paid health, dental and life insurance for employees (spouse/domestic partner/dependent coverage also available), vision insurance, choice between Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MPERS) and TIAA CREF in lieu of social security, sick/personal time allowances, 12 paid holidays, professional development, and free tuition within the MCCS for employee/spouse/dependents.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Review of applications will begin Friday, June 18, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references to HR@smccME.edu or mail to:

Southern Maine Community College

2 Fort Road
South Portland, ME  04106

Attention: Human Resources

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