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

Primarily located on the OCH Campus in Monroe, NC 


Commensurate with education and experience


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, December 18, 2020
Closes: Sunday, February 28, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, March 1, 2021

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 I Paramedic Instructor certification with the ability to obtain Level II certification within one year of employment
• Current HCP, ACLS, PALS, ITLS/PHTLS and AMLS Instructor Certifications or the ability to obtain within two years of employment
• Current North Carolina Paramedic Credential
• A minimum of three (3) years of experience working in EMS
• Demonstrated 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 years of experience working 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

• Perform a variety of administrative duties in support of the EMS education program
• Maintain required program documentation including general correspondence, reports, class schedules, forms, contracts, and memorandums
• Update and maintain files as requested by the Emergency Medical Services Program Director
• 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 correctional setting (Anson county) during morning, afternoon, evening, or weekend hours.
• 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
• Participate in student recruitment, retention, advising, and registration activities
• 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
• 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
• Develop strong partnerships with appropriate community stakeholders in support of program and college improvement
• 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
• Provide accessibility to students and colleagues as expected in a learning-centered college
• Participate in or support the mentoring process, the SPCC Foundation, and grant identification, preparation, implementation, and evaluation
• 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 other duties as assigned by the EMS Program Director, the Department Chair for Public Safety, the Dean of the School of Health and Public Safety, and/or the Vice President of Academic Affairs/Chief Academic Officer

How to Apply

Apply online at https://jobs.spcc.edu/postings/2165. Position is open until filled. 

Job Post Contact

South Piedmont Community College

Human Resources

PO Box 126

Polkton, NC 28135

Email: employment@spcc.edu