Health Information Management (HIM) Program Director
Union, Missouri - Full Time

East Central College has an opening for a full-time (10-month contract) Health Information Management (HIM) Program Director. The program director is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the program operations, maintaining accreditation standards and guidelines established by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The program director will be given adequate release time to devote to curriculum development and evaluation, advising and counseling of students, program management, practicum oversite, and administrative duties within the institution.

The faculty member with this assignment also works under the faculty job description and the Health Information Management faculty job description.

View HIM Program Director job description here.

View faculty job description here.

ECC offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Management. The person chosen for this position is expected to develop an active learning environment with the use of Canvas (LMS) and other effective instructional technology. Students work towards the successful completion of the RHIT certification.

To learn more about ECC’s HIM program, click here.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: (A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.)

  • Master’s degree in Health Information Management preferred.  Baccalaureate degree in Health Information Management is minimally required.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Active license as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) and or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA).

Anticipated start date: August 2022.

Benefits: ECC offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance with no premium cost to the employee for employee only coverage. Retirement benefits, generous paid leave, tuition waiver and tuition reimbursement benefits.

Salary will commensurate with education and years of experience. 

 East Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


East Central College is located about 60 minutes from St. Louis. Currently, more than 2,500 students are enrolled in a transfer or technical education program.  For more information about East Central College visit,

East Central College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Inquiries related to employment practices may be directed to Human Resources Director at 636-584-6710.  East Central College is an equal opportunity employer and provider of employment and training services.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.