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Union County College Pharmacy Technician Instructor in Cranford, New Jersey

Union County College is a public comprehensive community college providing quality, affordable, accessible educational programs that serve the greater Union County region. It is the oldest of New Jerseys 19 Associate Degree Colleges, serving both career-minded and transfer-oriented students since 1933.

The College enrolls almost 30,000 credit, non-credit and continuing education students and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Many programs lead to the Associate in Arts, Science and Applied Science degrees.

Campus: All

General Description:

The Continuing Education Department is seeking a part-time instructor to teach our Pharmacy Technician certificate program. This course prepares students to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. The incumbent will be responsible for providing quality instruction to students by ensuring student satisfaction through the classroom or laboratory setting according to the program objectives. Must possess a pharmacist license. Topics covered include: structure and function of the human body, medical terminology, drug classifications, pharmacy calculations and measurements, practice in multiple environments, processing orders and prescriptions, handling sterile products and inventory control and billing.

Characteristics, Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide quality and technically relevant instruction, assessment, and feedback in lecture and laboratory. • Teaches material from approved curriculum. • Maintain daily attendance. • Monitor students’ performance to make suggestions for improvement and to ensure that they satisfy course standards, training requirements, and objectives. • Motivates students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational process. • Assist with course/program evaluation.

Education Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Pharmacy from a four-year college or university or related field • Must have NJ State Board of Pharmacy License and/or national PTCB certification


• A minimum of three (3) years’ as a Pharmacy Technician or Registered Pharmacist • Hospital pharmacy experience with IV and compounding experience strongly preferred • 3+ years of instructional experience

Competencies and Skills Required:

• A minimum of three (3) years’ as a Pharmacy Technician or Registered Pharmacist • Hospital pharmacy experience with IV and compounding experience strongly preferred • 3+ years of instructional experience

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

• This position’s duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled.

• Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

• No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

• Some travel required.

Union County College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, religion, age, disability, handicap or other legally protected status in its provision of employment, education, and activities, or other services. Union County College is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled Disclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.

Union County College offers a competitive compensation package and salaries that are commensurate with experience and qualifications. The following benefits are also provided: Medical benefits and pension plan offered through the State of NJ; Dental and vision benefits; Vacation days based on accrual system; Ten paid holidays and three floating holidays that are determined by the College; Tuition remission for employee, spouse, and eligible children for credit and non-credit courses; and Tuition reimbursement for approved degree programs at an accredited college or university.