Adjunct Paramedic Instructor

Adjunct Paramedic Instructor


Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166


$23-$33/HR, Dependent on qualifications.



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Closes: Thursday, October 31, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, November 4, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

In an Emergency Services education program, full-time and part-time staff members teaching
credentialing courses in the following areas:  Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced EMT and
Paramedic must have completed a Paramedic Program. Staff members must hold a Level 1
North Carolina EMS Instructorship, or be able to achieve instructorship within 1 year of
employment.  Instructors must hold an Associate’s degree, or have an equivalent combination
of education and experience. Staff must hold two additional instructorships, such as, ACLS, PALS,
BLS, ACLS-EP, PHTL, ITLS, etc, or, be able to achieve certifications within 1 year of employment.   

In exceptional cases, outstanding professional experience and demonstrated contributions to
the teaching discipline may be presented in lieu of formal academic preparation for staff
members teaching courses in these areas. Such cases must be justified by the institution on an
individual basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Nationally Registered Paramedic, a Level 2 North Carolina EMS Instructorship,
Bachelor degree in EMS or related field, hold at least four (4) additional instructorships, such as,

Position Description

Provide quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their
educational goals and career aspirations. Staff are responsible for the quality of the educational
Collaborate with other staff, leads and program director in development, implementation, and
evaluation of the program curriculum.
Responsible for the course content and flexible sections and content of the syllabi for all courses
he/she is assigned.  
Follow the course description set forth in the common course library, integrating when
                  Advisory committee recommendations
                  Needs of the market place
                  Writing for learning
                  Input from appropriate staff
Arrange for the acquisition and/or preparation of materials and equipment necessary to meet
the course objectives.
Maintain order of classrooms and labs.
Ensure proper storage of materials and equipment at the end of each lab session.
Prepare, distribute, and review with the student the first week of class a course syllabus which
outlines clear and reasonable learning outcomes and expectations.
Implement active learning techniques and use a variety of learner- centered instructional
strategies designed to assist the learner in meeting the objectives of the course.  Such activities
can include, but are not limited to:
                  Cooperative learning

                  Experiential learning
                  Writing for learning
                  Critical thinking initiatives
Staff development support will be available to enhance skills in these areas.
Focus on student learning outcomes taking into account the needs and abilities of the students
and the mission of the College.
Be familiar with academic and social support which benefit diverse groups.
Be supportive of students’ educational goals and make reasonable provisions to accommodate
their individual differences while maintaining the academic integrity of the College.
Perform other assignments, consistent with his/her professional abilities, as assigned by the
lead or program director in carrying out the mission of the institution.  These duties include, but
are not limited to the following:
Work with students, peers, and administrative and support staff in a professional manner that
models: constructive problem-solving (flexibility, preparation for required tasks); ethical conduct
(respect and courtesy, consistency, fairness); organization (proper attire, attendance, decorum);
and adherence to college policies and procedures.
Be available to students for ancillary support at scheduled times.
Be prompt and accurate in the recording and reporting of student data information to include
enrollment reports and final grade reports.
Participate in college committees as elected or assigned.
Submit time sheets and other required paperwork by established deadlines.
Sign contracts in a timely manner.
Participate in professional development activities as deemed necessary by supervision.
Assist in recruiting activities when assigned.
Work with the community in meeting the educational needs of our service area.
Teach day, evening and weekend classes as required.
Assist in new course development as needed.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, each candidate must submit a completed
Edgecombe Community College Application for Employment and copies of transcripts, licenses,
and certificates to

Robert Whistler
Coordinator – Emergency Services
Edgecombe Community College

Applications may be obtained from the receptionist on campus in either Rocky Mount or
Tarboro, mailed on request, or printed from our web site at .
Applications accepted until the position is filled but will be reviewed as they are received.

Job Post Contact

Susan Barkalow, Director of Human Resources Edgecombe Community College 2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886