Job Description

Position Announcement: Adjunct Instructor for DMS Vascular Ultrasound Lab Scan Course

Red Rocks Community College

Red Rocks Community College is seeking a part time DMS instructor in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program! 

Our Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) Program is committed to excellence in education demonstrated by providing effective, hands-on instruction in the classroom and clinical settings.  Graduates of the program provide safe, patient-centered care and quality diagnostic services to the community as sonographers.

At RRCC we are committed to Inclusive Excellence.  We strive to create a community in which everyone feels respected and valued for their unique talents and contributions, and where people from all backgrounds are able to achieve their goals.  Red Rocks Community College acknowledges that inclusion and equity are multifaceted and complex concepts, and that our efforts in these areas will require innovation, intention, and an institutional commitment to these principles.  To learn more about our commitment to Inclusive Excellence, visit

This position is located on the newly expanded Arvada campus, with views looking along the Front Range to Boulder and beyond. The Arvada campus is a state of the art instructional space for health sciences programs and facilitates inter-professional education in the fields of Diagnostic Sonography, Medical Assisting and Office Management, Nurse Aide, Physician Assistant, Radiologic Technology, and RN programs. Sonography students have access to a variety of ultrasound machines on campus providing hands-on experience prior to clinical internship.


Prepare lectures and lab instruction for day or evening DMS courses. Provide current syllabus, evaluate student progress through assignments, exams, lab competencies, and submit final grades prior to any deadlines given. Provide student support and guidance for those students seeking additional assistance. Discuss any student concerns to the Program Director. Demonstrate professionalism and a positive learning environment.  Attend department meetings, trainings, and events. Support DMS staff and students with clinical placement and preparing students for the clinical environment.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduate of a Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program, with an Associate of Applied Science degree or Higher. ARDMS Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) and Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT). 2 years of paid clinical experience as a Registered Sonographer AND has or qualifies for postsecondary CTE credential (this will require at least 2000 non-teaching occupational hours within the last 5 years).

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in medical imaging or related discipline.   5 years of paid clinical experience as a Registered Sonographer (RDMS and RVT) AND has or qualifies for postsecondary CTE credential (this will require at least 2000 non-teaching occupational hours within the last 5 years).

At least 3 months of experience with course development, instruction, evaluation, and academic advising.

Pay: Payment is based on the credit hour/contact hour and class ratio as assigned to you by the department chair. RRCC starts at $840.58/credit hour.  

Closing Date: Open until filled

To Apply: Click the link below to apply for this position!

Please note: an application for this position will be considered for the Abdominal Vascular course, Vascular Extremity Course, and Vascular Ultrasound Course.

For questions about this position, please contact; Martha Rivero  303-914-6034

For questions about adjunct employment in general, please contact HR specialist or 303.914.6300.

Notice to All Applicants:

  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be produced if hired.
  • Final candidate is subject to a criminal background check prior to final selection process.
  • For questions about adjunct employment in general, please contact or 303.914.6300.
  • Click the link below to apply for this position.
  • This position will remain open until filled.

Note: Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinary terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this within your application materials.

Red Rocks Community College is committed to diversity in its people and programs. The College prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and/or 4-120.  The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities. Red Rocks Community College will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and/or participation in vocational education programs.
RRCC has designated Arnie Oudenhoven as its Affirmative Action Officer/Equal Opportunity Administrator/Title IX Administrator with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. Report all concerns or complaints relating to discrimination or harassment to the Title IX/EO Coordinator(s). For information, contact Arnie Oudenhoven Executive Director, HR, Title IX Coordinator, Title VII/Equal Opportunity Coordinator, ADA/Sec 504 Coordinator, via mail at 13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80228. Phone 303.914.6298, or email or Deborah Houser, Assistant Director of Human Resources/Deputy Title IX Coordinator, 303.914.6224 13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80228.
You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204, telephone (303) 844-3417.
Reasonable accommodation will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate in the application process, please notify Human Resources at 303-914-6570.
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