Coordinator/Instructor of Fire and Rescue Services

Coordinator/Instructor of Fire and Rescue Services


Randolph Community College
629 Industrial Park Ave
Asheboro, NC 27205
Phone: 336-633-0200


Commensurate with experience


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Closes: Sunday, October 1, 2017

Target Start Date

Monday, October 2, 2017

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate in Applied Science degree in Fire Protection or related degree
  • Five years active experience in Fire Service
  • NC Certified Firefighter I & II or Qualified Technical Rescuer Instructor
  • NC Certified Level II Instructor

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Service or related field of study.
  • Live Fire (Burn) Qualified Instructor
  • Qualified NC Firefighter Instructor

Position Description

The Coordinator/Instructor of Fire and Rescue Services will report to the Director of Public Safety Programs, and is responsible for organizing, implementing, and administering the Fire and Rescue Services program.  Primary duties and responsibilities include the development, delivery, and administration of the College’s Fire and Rescue Services course offerings in Randolph County. Other duties include designing a comprehensive marketing plan for program promotion, maintaining a budget, providing documentation of program success, hiring and supervision of adjunct faculty, conducting class visits, developing course materials, and working closely with community partners and organizations.


  • Teach courses as assigned each semester
  • Assists in the recruitment and retention efforts for Fire and Rescue classes and Continuing Education classes including outreach within the community and industrial locations
  • Implements a student retention plan
  • Prepares a master schedule of course offerings each semester
  • Provides academic advising for prospective and current students
  • Provides effective and relevant instruction by teaching classes as required
  • Recruits, interviews, hires, and orients appropriately credentialed faculty
  • Submits all hiring documents and verification of credentials within required timeframe
  • Assigns teaching schedules for faculty within workload policy guidelines
  • Evaluates classes by classroom observations and assists as needed with instructional delivery and classroom management
  • Evaluate success rates of programs and instructors.
  • Provides ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Facilitates the communication of departmental and college information
  • Facilitates the selection and ordering of textbooks
  • Ensures Fire and Rescue programs are in full compliance with the requirements for accreditation, certification, and other standards as stipulated by NCCCS
  • Establishes and maintains an effective advisory committee in support of Fire and Rescue Services
  • Develops and maintain productive relationships and work with personnel of local fire/rescue departments, N.C. Fire Commission, and other similar agencies in developing and providing training programs to meet identified needs and interests within the parameter defined by SACS and NC Community Colleges.
  • Conduct and assure compliance with the college's visitation policy for on and off campus programs.
  • Promote and market Fire and Rescue Services and related community services programs to the appropriate audience.
  • Work cooperatively with Director of Distance Education to develop classes for on-line delivery.
  • Develop and administer budgets for Fire and Rescue
  • Recommends departmental needs for personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, and other resources during the annual planning process to Public Safety Programs through the Good to Great and budget processes
  • Works with Registrar for Workforce Development & Continuing Education to meet record needs for program audits, including records for the Office of State Fire Marshall
  • Ensures the confidentiality of educational records in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act



  • Demonstrated excellence in written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, and the academic, intellectual, and social development of all students and employees.
  • An understanding of and commitment to the comprehensive community college philosophy and mission.
  • Treats others respectfully, speaks to others courteously, and behaves in such a way that creates a workplace environment that is marked by trustworthiness, honest but polite communication, and interpersonal interactions that are both personally cordial and professionally appropriate.
  • Acts as a team player when working with any and all employees of the College.
  • Serves on institutional committees as appointed by the President.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed.
  • Annually review all Randolph Community College safety rules and policies and be familiar with all emergency safety procedures. Promote good safety habits and be compliant with OSHA safety regulations.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified individuals must apply online at

Position is open until filled. 

Job Post Contact

Melanie L. Avelino

Director of Human Resources

Randolph Community College

629 Industrial Park Avenue

Asheboro, NC  27205