Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Lead Instructor

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Lead Instructor


South Piedmont Community College
680 US 74
Polkton, NC 28135
Phone: 704-272-5300

Job Location

Located primarily on the OCH Campus in Monroe, NC


Education and Experience Commensurate with SPCC Salary Schedule


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Closes: Saturday, July 6, 2019

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

EMS Program Director

Employment Type

Full-Time 12-Months

Minimum Qualifications

• Associate’s Degree or higher in any discipline from an accredited institution
• Level II Instructor Certification
• Current HCP, ACLS, PALS, and ITLS/PHTLS Instructor Certifications
• Three years’ work experience in EMS
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
• Working knowledge/utilization of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree or higher in any discipline from an accredited institution
• Five or more years’ work experience in EMS
• Previous experience with online instruction via a course management system such as Moodle
• Evidence of effective problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills
• Evidence of a career that includes a strong work ethic with a proven track record of project completion, multi-tasking, and the ability to handle high-pressure environments
• Evidence of a willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth

Position Description

Job Description

The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Lead Instructor is a full-time, 12-month position located primarily on the OCH Campus in Monroe, NC. Under the direction of the EMS Program Director, the EMS Lead Instructor is responsible for preparing and delivering didactic and laboratory education that is in accordance with the North Carolina Office of EMS, and the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) curriculum. This 40-hour instructional staff position is responsible for teaching in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical settings.

Job Duties

• Exhibit an uncompromising commitment to SPCC as a learning-centered college through the College’s mission, vision, values, core skills and learning outcomes, and delivery of instruction and services
• Perform a variety of administrative duties in support of the EMS education program
• Maintain a variety of regular and confidential documents including general correspondence, reports, class schedules, forms, contracts, and memorandums from rough draft or from verbal instructions; prepare copies of documents; distribute information
• Update and maintain files as requested by the Emergency Medical Services Program Director
• Demonstrate high-level professionalism in developing and/or implementing long- and short-range plans in accordance with the philosophy of a learning-centered college
• Participate in institutional, advisory, and program/instruction committees, campus activities, and representation of the college in the community
• Develop strong partnerships with appropriate community stakeholders in support of program and college improvement
• Participate in student recruitment, retention, advising, and registration activities
• Participate in program reviews, conduct research and surveys, and prepare updates, reports, and plans
• Assist the Emergency Medical Services Program Director in maintaining a roster of qualified adjunct instructors for the program
• Work with the Emergency Medical Services Program Director in recruitment, orientation, and mentoring of adjunct instructors
• Assist with the coordination of the Paramedic clinicals and with the training of Clinical Preceptors
• Coordinate the selection of textbooks, library resources, equipment, and supplies to enhance learning and to maintain program currency
• Continue professional development for the improvement of self and the program to meet the needs of a learning-centered college
• Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for the position
• Provide accessibility to students and colleagues as expected in a learning-centered college
• Accept teaching assignments, based on the needs of the college, at one or more of the following: L.L. Polk campus (Polkton), Old Charlotte Highway campus (Monroe), in community locations (Anson and/or Union counties), or in a correction setting (Anson county)
• Accept teaching assignments scheduled during the day, evening, weekends, or online
• Participate in or support the mentoring process, the SPCC Foundation, and grant identification, preparation, implementation, and evaluation
• Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor, the dean, or the Vice President of Academic Affairs

How to Apply

Job Post Contact

South Piedmont Community College

Human Resources

PO Box 126

Polkton, NC 28135

Email: employment@spcc.edu