Emergency Medical Services Director

Emergency Medical Services Director


Isothermal Community College
286 ICC Loop Road
Spindale, NC 28160
Phone: 828-286-3636

Job Location

Spindale NC


Minimum $62,000 annually



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, February 24, 2023
Closes: Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Target Start Date

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean of Continuing Education and Dean of Health and Public Services

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  Bachelor’s Degree in a related Healthcare field, required

2.      Level II instructor and EMT-Paramedic certification with the North Carolina Office of EMS, required

3.      Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certifications required


Preferred Qualifications

1.      Bachelor’s Degree in EMS, preferred

2.      Community College instructional experience, preferred


Position Description

In support of the overall Learning College, the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director will serve as the lead instructor, manage program logistics, assess and advise current and potential EMS students. Additionally, the director will develop and document emergency medical services classes; spearhead the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMPS) Accreditation process and serve as the American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center Coordinator.


1.      Serve as the director and lead instructor for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program.

2.      Plan, implement and assess program and curriculum.

3.      Actively promote and recruit for EMS courses and programs

4.      Serve as the adviser for students enrolled in the EMS Program and as a point of contact for interested potential students

5.      Coordinate with local hospitals and physicians’ offices to provide clinical opportunities for EMS students

6.      Work with the Dean of Continuing Education and the Dean of Health and Public Services to identify and recruit quality instructors for EMS classes

7.      Maintain current Level II administration and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)-Paramedic certification with the NC Office of EMS

8.      Serve as the AHA Training Center Coordinator:

a.       Assure regulatory compliance of training center

b.      Handle the management and storage of training center records

c.       Responsible for the security and distribution of course completion cards and exams to instructor

d.      Serve as primary contact between the training center and AHA programs

9.      Understand, follow and lead the various certification guidelines

10.  Ensure a smooth transition for students articulating from the continuing education paramedic program into the Emergency Medical Sciences Bridge program.

11.  Attend regional and state EMS related meetings as appropriate

12.  Complete required records and reports

13.  Develop and maintain positive working relationships with agencies, organizations and Isothermal Community College departments

14.  Other duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities

1.      Develop an understanding and appreciation of the mission, history, current programs, services and goals of Isothermal Community College

2.      Possess knowledge and understanding of the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services standards

3.      Ability to work effectively with individuals at all organizational levels and in a variety of work environments

4.      Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, faculty, and the public

5.      Strong organizational and time management skills

6.      Ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information

7.      Possess an energetic, creative, and collaborative professional demeanor

8.      Ability to develop loyalty, trust and confidence with co-workers and students

9.      Build positive working relationships and trust of outside certifying agencies

How to Apply

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Job Post Contact

Charity Allen