Diagnostic Medical Sonography Instructor

Phoenix, Arizona
Instruct and implement the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program to educate students in accordance with the curriculum standards and objectives.


  • Implement and evaluate daily lesson plans for students to include scheduled activities and materials of sequence.
  • Plan instruction to achieve specific objectives based upon student need and established curriculum.
  • Monitor the attendance of students in the program and coordinate with the Student Services Coordinator or Associate Director when absences occur two days in a row. Prepare attendance reports weekly for the office management department.
  • Review student success rates and implement plan to reduce student withdrawals. Meet with students to encourage them to stay in the program. Maintain an 80% student success rate for all classes taught in the program.
  • Maintain student grades in accordance with established policies. Prepare final grades at the end of each sequence to update student records and transcripts.
  • Evaluate the performance of students regarding achievements in curriculum and activities and make necessary provisions to meet learning needs.
  • Arrange and coordinate guest speakers, community service field trips, and visits to clinics and medical offices.
  • Monitor student academic progress and inform the Student Services Coordinator or Associate Director when a student’s grade average for any course drops below 77%.
  • Prepare lectures and practical demonstrations for students in class and individually.
  • Assist and advise students with diagnostic medical sonography program curriculum.
  • Monitor students in the laboratory. Demonstrate and assist students with lab procedures and ensure safety precautions are adhered to.
  • May assist and coordinate externships for diagnostic medical sonography students.

The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.



  • Associate’s degree from an academic institution accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Three (3) years occupational (i.e., practical) experience in the Sonography or closely related field.
  • Active registration / credential from a nationally recognized sonography-credentialing agency (RDMS).
  • Possess the appropriate credential(s) specific to one or more of the concentration(s) offered (AB, OB/GYN).
  • Current license, certification, or other credential as required by local, state, and/or federal laws to work in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography field.
  • Verbal and written communications skills.
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and computer skills.