Adjunct Instructor, Emergency Medical Services

Adjunct Instructor, Emergency Medical Services


Richmond Community College
1042 West Hamlet Avenue
Hamlet, NC 28345
Phone: 910-410-1700

Job Location

Richmond Community College Main Campus and off-site.


Depends on Qualifications



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Closes: Friday, December 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday

Reports to

Department Chair/Program Director

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Associates degree in Emergency Medical Science from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  2. Possess a North Carolina Office of EMS Level I or Level II Paramedic Instructor credential 
  3. Have a minimum of 3 years field experience as a fulltime paramedic (additional experience in EMS supervision/leadership preferred)
  4. Have a minimum of 1 years teaching experience as a primary instructor (classroom or clinical instruction) in an EMS program (continuing education or curriculum);
  5. Be knowledgeable concerning current national curricula, national accreditation, national   registration, and the requirements for state and national certification or licensure.

Preferred Qualifications

Higher Education Experience.

Position Description

The EMS Adjunct Instructor is a professional, credentialed faculty responsible for providing quality learning experiences in credit or non-credit courses in their area of expertise for all Richmond Community College (RCC) students. Adjunct faculty are responsible for providing learning experiences on the main campus and off-site. Adjunct faculty are responsible for but are not limited to planning, organizing, promoting, and teaching appropriate courses, to include online and hybrid, and performing other duties as assigned.

EMS adjunct faculty are expected to perform all related duties in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of the College, the North Carolina Community College System, and in accordance with any and all accrediting bodies.

Under the supervision of the department chair/program director, Adjunct faculty will educate and train students to gain skills, knowledge and behaviors and support successful entry into the workplace.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Planning and organizing credit and non-credit program as approved by the RCC Board of Trustees, the North Carolina Community College System, and other accrediting entities.
  2. Developing, with other program faculty and appropriate administration, program level competencies that outline expected student learning outcomes.
  3. Identifying and/or developing instructional materials needed to teach the program competencies prescribed in the approved curriculum by Richmond Community College, the North Carolina Community College System, and other accrediting entities.
  4. Utilizing the course description set forth in the North Carolina Community College System combined course library, North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services, and Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions when developing or assessing student learning outcome.
  5. Providing leadership in the development of appropriate assessments of established learning outcomes for all courses taught in the programs as needed
  6. Reporting student progress in mastering established learning outcomes based on identified and approved assessments.
  7. Implementing and providing effective instruction which demonstrates appropriate knowledge of his/her specialized field in accordance with best practice literature.
  8. Demonstrating the effective use of pedagogical methods to meet various student learning styles.
  9. Administering appropriate assessment and/or testing to measure student learning outcomes in all courses.
  10. Maintaining appropriate classroom standards that include the effective management of students in the classroom and the management of classroom and lab facilities.
  11. Maintaining compliance with established North Carolina Community College System performance measures, national benchmarks, etc. for the appropriate curriculum as prescribed by the North Carolina Community College System and accrediting entities.
  12. Providing timely and accurate reports including 10% reports, grade reports, and other required reports related to instruction.
  13. Recommending adjunct faculty to the appropriate Dean or where applicable, Department Chair to teach courses as needed in his or her assigned program.
  14. Being available to students on a regular basis for out-of-class tutorial support in the courses he or she is assigned to teach.
  15. Maintaining student files within the department as required by the accreditation agency and state and/or local policy.
  16. Referring students to Student Development personnel for guidance, counseling, and resource assistance following prescribed procedures on an as needed basis.
  17. Coordinating retention strategies with the appropriate program faculty, other Department Chairs, Program Coordinators, appropriate administration, and Student Services personnel to maximize student retention.
  18. Providing job placement assistance to graduates of the assigned program.
  19. Providing assistance and information for student follow-up reports and demographics as required by state or local policy and/or reports.
  20. Sponsoring and supporting program enrichment activities, particularly student organizations.
  21. Administrative/Business Services Support
  22. Developing bid specifications for instructional equipment, materials, and supplies for the assigned program.
  23. Complying with Fiscal Management System policies and procedures set forth for RCC.
  24. Assisting with the implementation and enforcement of all official policies and procedures of Richmond Community College.
  25. Attending meetings, conferences, seminars, briefings, and training sessions called to expedite the business of the college.
  26. Attending extracurricular functions such as graduation, campus fund drives, etc. that promote the collegiate life.
  27. Serving on local, state, regional and/or national committees upon request and/or approval from the administration.
  28. Striving to exhibit a personal and professional attitude that reflects positively upon the individual and the public perception of the community college.
  29. Participating in the activities of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Quality Enhancement Plans as required.
  30. Maintaining effective intra-institution relationships with members of the Board of Trustees, President’s Senior Staff, Administrative Staff, faculty, and support personnel of the service area.
  31. Promoting Richmond Community College with local, state, regional, and national citizenry.
  32. Professional/Personal Development  
  33. Participating in Richmond Community College, North Carolina Community College System, and other authorized professional development programs upon request.
  34. Pursuing professional development courses, seminars, workshops, and institutes designed to enrich and/or enhance the quality of instruction delivered in the classroom and/or laboratory.
  35. Pursuing local, state, regional, or national certifications that qualify one’s work against recognized standards in his or her field.

How to Apply


Richmond Community College
P O Box 1189
Hamlet, NC 28345

Job Post Contact

Human Resources Director

Richmond Community College

P O Box 1189

Hamlet NC 28379

P (910) 410-1804

F (910) 582-7028