Coordinator, Fire Academy

Coordinator, Fire Academy

Employer

Guilford Technical Community College
601 East Main Street
Jamestown, NC 27282
Phone: 336-334-4822

Job Location

Multiple Campuses

Salary/Grade

Commensurate with experience

Benefits

Yes

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Closes: Monday, December 31, 2018

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Expected Work Hours

40

Employment Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualifications

Education Required

-Associate’s degree in Fire Protection Technology, Fire Science, or a closely related field from a regionally
accredited college/university
-North Carolina Office of State Fire Marshall (OSFM) certified or qualified in: Fire Fighter II, Fire
Fighter Instructor II
-A valid North Carolina Driver’s License and a Class B Driver’s license or the ability to attain one upon hire.

Experience Required

- 5 years of relevant field experience in the fire Service/ fire protection.
- 3 years of fire service/ fire protection training/teaching experience based on regulatory training standards.
- Administrative and/or supervisory experience to include employee evaluation.

Preferred Qualifications

Education Preferred

-Bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection Technology, Fire Science, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited college/university

-Specialty Certifications as a North Carolina: Airport Firefighter, Driver/Operator, Emergency Vehicle Driver, Emergency Vehicle Trailer Towing, Fire Officer II, Hazardous Materials (Haz-Mat) Responder or Technician, Technical Rescue (Vehicle Machinery Rescue (VMR), Agricultural Rescue, Surface Water Rescue, Confined Space and Ropes) or Wildland Fire Suppression.

Experience Preferred

- Greater than 5 years of relevant field experience in fire service/ fire protection.
- Greater than 3 years of fire service/ fire protection training/teaching experience based on regulatory training
standards.
- Teaching/training experience at a post-secondary institution.
- Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes
- Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems

Position Description

This Coordinator will provide the vision and leadership required to support and enhance the mission of the Fire Academy program. The Coordinator’s primary administrative responsibilities include program development/management, continuous review, planning, budget administration, general effectiveness of the program, accreditation, and providing supervision and mentoring to part-time faculty. Instructional responsibilities require a broad-based knowledge of the Fire Service field of study at the local, state and national levels. The Coordinator of the Fire Academy at Guilford Technical Community College will be responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college. The Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Fire Protection Occupational Extension (OE), with oversight from the Division Chair of Human Services, Public Safety, Health and Physical Education.

How to Apply

To view the complete job description and/or apply: https://gtcc.peopleadmin.com/postings/1257

 

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