Closes: Friday, April 30, 2021
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A Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in a health-related field is required. Must be a Licensed Paramedic in the State of North Carolina and have three years of active Emergency Medical Services (EMS) experience. The Applicant must be willing to commit to a flexible work schedule of 20 - 24 hours per week (day or evening). Possess the ability to work independently or in a team environment; be discreet and capable of keeping information confidential, and follow oral and written instructions is required. Must be proficient with computer software programs. A valid North Carolina driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record sufficient to be insured under the Wayne Community College auto insurance policy is required.
A NC Level II Paramedic Instructor Certification is preferred. Experience with online instruction via a course management system such as Moodle; national, regional, and state accreditations, such as SACS-COC and CoAEMSP/CAAHEP; assisting, supervising, and evaluating instructors; assessment of educational programs in higher education and teaching adult learners is preferred. Bilingual is preferred.
The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Program Director is a part-time, 12-month position. Under the direction of the Academic Dean for Public Safety, the EMS Program Director provides academic leadership to students and instructors in the EMS Paramedic Certification program and related EMS training programs. This individual maintains a climate of open communication, collegiality, and teamwork within the EMS programs, and actively supports the professional growth and development of the EMS instructors. The EMS Program Director ensures the availability of quality learning opportunities for students and is the first line of support for student complaints and grievances. The EMS Program Director has responsibility for teaching; curriculum development; instructor assignment, and course scheduling. Maintains academic, attendance, and student records; program review; student learning outcomes assessment; student advising and scheduling; professional development as well as, institutional service, community service, and community relations. In addition to instructional responsibilities, the EMS Program Director has supervisory and administrative authority over the full-time and adjunct instructors in the EMS Paramedic program. Travel to clinical sites is required.
This position will be responsible for collecting and submitting required paperwork for the Paramedic accreditation process through CoAEMSP and CAAHEP and preparing the EMS Paramedic program for CAAHEP site visits. Duties include maintaining records as needed for accreditation, participating in staff meetings as required and will perform all other duties as assigned by the Dean for Public Safety and/or the Associate Vice President of Workforce Continuing Education Services.
If selected, the instructor must submit to a criminal background check and drug screening and must meet the vaccination requirements of clinical sites.
INSTITUTION: Wayne Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community College System. Located in Goldsboro, NC, the College serves Wayne and adjoining counties. Wayne Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. A Tobacco-Free Campus as of August 1, 2009.
How to Apply
Submit an employment application and all supporting materials, including copies of certifications, post-secondary transcripts, resume, and cover letter via ApplicantOne at https://www.waynecc.edu/jobs. No paper applications will be accepted. Applications will be screened, and the most qualified applicants interviewed. All applicants will be notified once the position has been filled.