EMS Instructor

EMS Instructor

Employer

Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: 919-536-7200

Job Location

Hillsborough, NC 

Salary/Grade

52,000 -$58,000 based on an annual 12 month contract

Benefits

Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Closes: Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Target Start Date

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Expected Work Hours

A minimum of a 40-hour work week as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, including occasional evening and weekend hours. Summer schedules may vary to enable four-day or four-and-one-half

Reports to

EMS Program Director

Employment Type

Full Time Position 12 Month Contract

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Associates degree in Emergency Medical Care, health or science degree, or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and be eligible to obtain a Bachelor’s degree within two years ;
  2. Possess a North Carolina Office of EMS Level I Paramedic Instructor credential or be eligible to obtain a Level II within two year of date of hire;
  3. Have a minimum of 3 years as an Emergency Medical Services professional (field experience in the delivery of out-of-hospital emergency care);
  4. Have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience as a primary instructor (classroom or clinical instruction) in an EMS program (continuing education or curriculum);
  5. Be knowledgeable concerning current national curricula, national accreditation, national registration, and the requirements for state and national certification or licensure.

Work Experience:

  1. Have a minimum of 3 years as an Emergency Medical Services professional (field experience in the delivery of out-of-hospital emergency care);
  2. Have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience as a primary instructor (classroom or clinical instruction) in an EMS program (continuing education or curriculum);

 

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Associates degree in Emergency Medical Care, health or science degree, or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and be eligible to obtain a Bachelor’s degree within two years ;
  2. Possess a North Carolina Office of EMS Level I Paramedic Instructor credential or be eligible to obtain a Level II within two year of date of hire;
  3. Have a minimum of 3 years as an Emergency Medical Services professional (field experience in the delivery of out-of-hospital emergency care);
  4. Have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience as a primary instructor (classroom or clinical instruction) in an EMS program (continuing education or curriculum);
  5. Be knowledgeable concerning current national curricula, national accreditation, national registration, and the requirements for state and national certification or licensure.

Work Experience:

  1. Have a minimum of 3 years as an Emergency Medical Services professional (field experience in the delivery of out-of-hospital emergency care);
  2. Have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience as a primary instructor (classroom or clinical instruction) in an EMS program (continuing education or curriculum);

 

Position Description

 

JOB DESCRIPTION                                                          Position TitleEMS Instructor

DepartmentPublic Safety Services

FLSA TypeExempt

Reports toEMS Program Director, Public Safety Services

Direct Reports:       None

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Associates degree in Emergency Medical Care, health or science degree, or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and be eligible to obtain a Bachelor’s degree within two years ;
  2. Possess a North Carolina Office of EMS Level I Paramedic Instructor credential or be eligible to obtain a Level II within two year of date of hire;
  3. Have a minimum of 3 years as an Emergency Medical Services professional (field experience in the delivery of out-of-hospital emergency care);
  4. Have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience as a primary instructor (classroom or clinical instruction) in an EMS program (continuing education or curriculum);
  5. Be knowledgeable concerning current national curricula, national accreditation, national registration, and the requirements for state and national certification or licensure.

Work Experience:

  1. Have a minimum of 3 years as an Emergency Medical Services professional (field experience in the delivery of out-of-hospital emergency care);
  2. Have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience as a primary instructor (classroom or clinical instruction) in an EMS program (continuing education or curriculum);

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  (Example)

1.         A thorough understanding and commitment to the mission and philosophy of the North Carolina Community College System.

2.         Knowledge in areas of EMS curriculum development, administration, planning, coordination, and delivery.

3.         Familiarity with federal, state, and local policies, rules, regulations, and standards as they apply to EMS education.

4.         Knowledge of trends in EMS and EMS education.

5.         Knowledge of accrediting body, regulatory agency, and legal requirements as they relate to EMS and EMS education.

6.         Ability to establish and maintain effective, civil, and respectful interpersonal relations throughout the college and the community.

7.         Ability to respect and work with social, cultural, spiritual, and intellectual diversity.

8.         Understanding of leadership styles and group dynamics

9.         Competence in oral and written communication skills.

10.       Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills.

11.       Assist in the of preparation, administration, and monitoring of annual budgets.

12.       Proven organization and prioritization skills that facilitate multi-tasking, accuracy and punctuality with assigned tasks.

13.       Ability to see the big picture while giving close attention to details.

14.       Understanding of principles of adult education and student-centered active learning strategies.

15.       Proficiency in computer technology as evidenced by competence with Microsoft Office products, including Excel and Word and current instructional technology.

16.       Ability to function effectively under stress.

17.       Demonstrated conflict resolution abilities.

18.       Ability to plan and adapt to change.

19.       Awareness of needs and expectations of student, colleagues, and community groups.

20.       Ability to think creatively and put ideas into action.

21.       Ability to make presentations to small and large audiences.

22.       Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Essential Functions, Job Duties, and Responsibilities

The instructor is the first-line within the program area responsible for the instruction, curriculum development, and student interaction.  In addition to fulfilling the terms of appointment as specified in the contract of employment, the program director is responsible for fulfilling the following duties: 

1.         General Operations:

a.         Assist in the planning, execution, and evaluation of the annual program goals, objectives, and related activities, based on the needs of the program, department, division, and College for improved performance;

b.         Recommend, implement, and enforce academic policies and procedures, administrative rules and regulations, and other controls intended to maintain order and the highest standards of instruction;

c.         Maintain complete office records, as needed; process reports, forms, schedules and all other required paperwork in a timely, efficient manner, checking for the accuracy and correctness of all data;

d.         Maintain supportive relations at all times with all other units and branches of the department, the division, and College and the designated hospital personnel, providing assistance to them in carrying out their respective functions and securing their cooperation for the program operations;

e.         Maintain a weekly work schedule designed to ensure proper supervision of program activities and regular attention to the administrative and instructional requirements of the position;

2.         Personnel Management:

a.         Attend e professional development activities,

b.         Assist in the interview and recommend of part-time, and adjunct faculty and the orientation of new employees.

3.         Program Management: 

a.         Assist in maintaining program accreditation standards with COAEMSP and CAAHEP;

b.         Assist in maintaining NCOEMS compliance standards;

c.         Develop, review, revise, and evaluate program curriculum and instruction, facilitating innovation in curricular and instructional development;

e.         Assist in developing, reviewing, revising, and distributing all plans of study, course outlines, and other curriculum information, including copy for publication;

f.          Assist in the organization and maintaining an effective advisory committee system in support of the curriculum program;

g.         Assist that the program and curriculum offerings are in full compliance with the requirements for accreditation, certification, and other standards stipulated by appropriate external agencies;

h.         Assist in the Development and maintain productive relations with those businesses, industries, medical facilities, and other organizations in the community which are pertinent to the program and prospective graduates and with which the College may hold contracts, other agreements, or arrangements;

i.          Assist in the Development and distribution, as required, program specific reporting.

4.         Instructional Management and Supervision: 

a.         Assist in the preparation and process semester offerings and class schedule which meet the requirements of the program and the needs of the program students, ensuring that the instructional resources of the program are being utilized efficiently and effectively and that the program's mission is being met;

b.         Supervise and evaluate the operation of all classes being conducted within the assigned function of the program, including visitations for day, evening, weekend, and off-campus classes, clinical practicum, and other instructional activities;

c.         Develop and evaluate course and student learning outcomes;

d.         Otherwise ensure that accountable instruction is being provided within the program at all times:  instructors are on time and prepared, all classes are properly covered, instruction is conducted as scheduled, and course and program requirements are being met;

e.         Oversee testing, evaluation, and remediation procedures and activities.

6.         Other Duties: 

a.         Teach an average load of eighteen (18) to twenty-one (21) contact hours or fifteen (15) to eighteen (18) credit hours per semester, as determined by the needs of the program and as approved by the Dean of Public Safety Services;

b.         Represent the program, the department, the division, or the College in the institutional assignments, community affairs, and professional activities, and uphold such involvement among program faculty;

c.         Assist in providing appropriate assistance and support for the functions of Continuing Education, particularly the special training needs of business, industry, and allied health;

d.         Provide support and assistance to the Student Support Services Division in conducting student recruitment and registration, determining admission requirements and procedures, orientation of new students, job placement of graduates, and other related activities;

e.         Assume other appropriate responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the program director, department dean, chief instructional officer, or president in meeting the needs of the College. 

Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:

•           Mobility sufficient to conduct a three (3) hour class.

•           Ability to sit and/or stand sufficient to perform job duties.

•           Ability to lift at least 50 pounds unassisted.

•           Gross and fine motor abilities sufficient to perform required job functions.

Normal Working Hours:  A minimum of a 40-hour work week as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, including occasional evening and weekend hours. Summer schedules may vary to enable four-day or four-and-one-half-day work weeks.

 

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