Director of Emergency Medical Sciences

Director of Emergency Medical Sciences

Employer

Lenoir Community College
231 Highway 58 South
Kinston, NC 28502
Phone: 252-527-6223

Job Location

Lenoir Community College 231 Hwy 58 South Kinston, NC

Salary/Grade

$59,000 - $67,000

Benefits

State of NC

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Closes: Saturday, January 30, 2021

Target Start Date

Saturday, January 30, 2021

Expected Work Hours

8AM-5PM M-Th, 8AM-3PM F

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the EMS discipline or a closely related health or science field is required; master’s degree preferred
  • Current, unrestricted, certification at the paramedic level or higher 
  • Current, unrestricted, certification as a NCOEMS Level II Paramedic Instructor 
  • Extensive (5+ years) experience in the medical profession, which must include experience as a paramedic 
  • Current certification as a provider and instructor in Basic Life Support CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through the American Heart Association 
  • Current certification as a provider and instructor in Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) through the National Association of EMTs 
  • Teaching experience related to the medical profession at a high school, community college, or university is required
  • Familiarity with CAAHEP accreditation standards as related to EMS programs
  • Familiarity with CoAEMSP policies and procedures 
  • Experience using instructional technologies and teaching online courses 
  • Awareness of regional, national, and global trends in EMS 
  • Knowledge of current student learning outcomes, assessment, and curriculum techniques and methods 
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Previous experience managing people and programs is preferred
  • Ability to lead a team of diverse skillsets to accomplish program goals 
  • Ability to work as a team member 
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures 
  • Knowledge of office equipment such as the computer, printer, copier, fax machine, and telephone

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the EMS discipline or a closely related health or science field is required; master’s degree preferred
  • Current, unrestricted, certification at the paramedic level or higher 
  • Current, unrestricted, certification as a NCOEMS Level II Paramedic Instructor 
  • Extensive (5+ years) experience in the medical profession, which must include experience as a paramedic 
  • Current certification as a provider and instructor in Basic Life Support CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through the American Heart Association 
  • Current certification as a provider and instructor in Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) through the National Association of EMTs 
  • Teaching experience related to the medical profession at a high school, community college, or university is required
  • Familiarity with CAAHEP accreditation standards as related to EMS programs
  • Familiarity with CoAEMSP policies and procedures 
  • Experience using instructional technologies and teaching online courses 
  • Awareness of regional, national, and global trends in EMS 
  • Knowledge of current student learning outcomes, assessment, and curriculum techniques and methods 
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Previous experience managing people and programs is preferred
  • Ability to lead a team of diverse skillsets to accomplish program goals 
  • Ability to work as a team member 
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures 
  • Knowledge of office equipment such as the computer, printer, copier, fax machine, and telephone

Position Description

The Director of Emergency Medical Sciences oversees planning and development of strategies for continuing education and curriculum programs involving EMS training, certifications, and renewals of credits. The Director of Emergency Medical Sciences provides oversight, management, and support for instructors, faculty, and curricula for all EMS programs in collaboration with the Dean of Public Safety and Emergency Management. 

This position will remain open until filled.

The duties of the Director of Emergency Medical Sciences include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in the development and planning of goals and objectives, policies and procedures, new courses, and in all supportive activities of the College 
  • Develop, lead, coordinate, and supervise a team of coordinators and faculty in the effort to produce and deliver quality instruction for workforce development, continuing education, and curriculum EMS courses 
  • Cooperative involvement with the EMS program's medical director 
  • Monitor courses and instructors, and ensure that courses meet high quality standards and policy 
  • Mediate between students, faculty, and parents to facilitate the resolution of a disagreement 
  • Serve as the initial arbitrator of disciplinary issues within the EMS programs 
  • Maintain up-to-date information on instructional materials and techniques 
  • Attend conferences and workshops that promote personal and professional growth, as well as growth of the College's EMS programs 
  • Conduct instructor and faculty evaluations and the handling of employee relations issues in a timely manner 
  • Research and develop plans for new course offerings to be presented to the Dean of Public Safety and Emergency Management
  • Maintain CAAHEP accreditation of EMS programs and ensure all EMS programs are in compliance with NCOEMS and CAAHEP standards as required 
  • Ensure continuous revenue growth needed to meet long and short-term goals by identifying new opportunities and serving current clients
  • The Director of Emergency Medical Sciences may also serve as an instructor. When in this role, the Director is expected to maintain competency in the following areas: Mastery of Subject Matter; Teaching Performance; Evaluation of Student Learning; Support of College Policies and Procedures; Participation in College, Division, Department, and Program Activities and Committees; and Contribution to the Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs 
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Working Conditions:

  • Typical office environment 
  • Frequently sitting at a desk or workstation using a telephone, computer, keyboard, and mouse; some standing and walking 
  • Evening and/or weekend hours as assigned

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Lenoir Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College complies with existing federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. The College prohibits discrimination against and/or exclusion from participation in any benefits or activities by any person, either on the staff and faculty or in the student body, on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, political affiliation, or disability.

Job Post Contact

Lenoir Community College

humanresources@lenoircc.edu

Phone:  252-527-6223 Ext. 390

Fax:  252-233-6899