Medical Laboratory Clinical Director (MLT or MLS)

Colorado Springs, Colorado
SUMMARY Coordinate the clinical education and instruction of students in the Medical Laboratory Technician program.


  • Secure new clinical sites and contractual agreements.
  • Review student success rates by class and implement a 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.
  • Monitor competency evaluations and clinical records with students.   Arrange orientation for students at each clinical education site.
  • Maintain student grades by established policies.  Prepare final grades at the end of each semester to update student records and transcripts.
  • Evaluate students' performance regarding course objectives and make necessary provisions to meet learning needs.
  • Visit clinical sites to review and evaluate students’ clinical performance and progress.  Coordinate with site instructors to ensure clinical education is effective.
  • Coordinate the clinical education for the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) program.  Coordinate and revise the clinical education plan.  Recommend changes to the Program Director.
  • Coordinate with clinical staff to establish a regular site for students. Coordinate the scheduling of students within the department.  Develop clinical objectives and evaluations.
  • May assist the Program Director with student applicants for admission into the program.
  • Prepare lesson plans and instruct students in MLT techniques.
  • Perform the duties of a Medical Laboratory Technician instructor.

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


  • Associate's degree from a regional or national accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE). 
  • Three (3) years of documented practical experience as a Medical Laboratory Technician or technologist. 
  • One (1) year of instructor experience in a related field preferred.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in content areas.
  • Must hold a nationally recognized and accredited agency credential as a medical laboratory technician or technologist.
  • If applicable, in addition to the above criteria, must have a current license, certification, or other designation required by local, state, or federal laws to work in the field. 
  • Verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other computer skills.

Compensation & Benefits                                                         

  • $59,072 to $82,680 full-time annual salary
  • Medical (PPO & 2 HDHP with HSA), Dental & Vision
  • Short & Long-term Disability
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO), Sick Leave & Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health & Wellness Program