Adjunct Instructor - Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Adjunct Instructor - Emergency Medical Services (EMS)


Wilkes Community College
1328 South Collegiate Drive
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Phone: 336-838-6100

Job Location

The instructor will be expected to teach seated (in-person) and possibly online classes.-Wilkes Community College, Herring Hall


Commensurate with education and experience in accordance with the college salary plan.



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, April 25, 2022
Closes: Thursday, June 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, August 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • The applicant must possess and maintain a current North Carolina or National Registry Paramedic credential.
  • The applicant must possess a NC Level I EMS Instructor credential with eligibility to attain a NC Level II EMS Instructor credential within a year.
  • The applicant must have a minimum of an associate degree.
  • The applicant should have 5 years of clinical experience with an EMS provider at the Paramedic level and should have 5 years of teaching experience. The teaching experience should incorporate educational methodology, curriculum development, test construction, and measurement/evaluation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or willing to obtain.
  • ACLS, PALS or PEPP, and ITLS or PHTLS. It is preferred that the candidate has instructor certifications in these disciplines, or, if not, willingness to attain such.
  • In addition, the applicant must have excellent communication skills, computer applications proficiency, and the ability to work effectively with others.

Position Description

The Emergency Medical Science (EMS) Instructor is responsible for assisting with the planning, selection, organization, implementation, supervision, facilitation, and evaluation of the learning experience of curriculum EMS students.

Job Duties EMS Adjunct Instructor Responsibilities:

  1. Assist with planning, placement, and supervision of students engaged in classroom and clinical education.
  2. Serve as a mentor/role model to students, faculty, and the community by presenting a positive professional image.
  3. Generally familiar with the North Carolina Community College System Combined Course Library and Curriculum Standards and assist in keeping the Wilkes Community College (WCC) catalog listings and discipline webpage information current and accurate.
  4. Assist the Lead Instructor and Director in preparing academic schedules, selecting textbooks, and submitting accurate and timely information for the division schedule and textbook order.
  5. Advise students toward completion of program, diploma, or degree goals and assist students with job placement or college transfer.
  6. Refer students, as appropriate, to student support areas of WCC including Counseling and/or Student Support Services, the Learning Resources Center
  7. Assist the Director of Emergency Medical Services programs and Lead Instructor with administrative and program duties related to accreditation and other duties that may be assigned.
  8. Other duties required by supervisor.

The instructor will be expected to teach seated (in-person) and possibly online classes.

How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Sherry Cox