Fire/Rescue Lead Instructor

Fire/Rescue Lead Instructor


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

Job Location

Union and Anson Counties


Commensurate with education and experience


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, May 28, 2021
Closes: Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Target Start Date

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Fire/Rescue Program Director

Employment Type

Full-Time 12-Months

Minimum Qualifications


• Associates Degree from an accredited institution
• Minimum of 10 years of experience in Fire Service
• Experience teaching classes in the NC Community College System
• North Carolina OFSM Qualified Fire Instructor

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from an accredited institution
• North Carolina Chief 101
• North Carolina Fire Officer III

Position Description

Job Description

The Fire/Rescue Lead Instructor is a full-time, 12-month instructional staff position. Under the direction of the Fire/Rescue Program Director, the Fire/Rescue Lead Instructor is responsible for preparing and delivering of certification and non-certification fire courses in accordance with guidelines from the North Carolina Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM). The Fire/Rescue Lead Instructor is also responsible for coordinating training with local fire agencies in Union and Anson Counties.

Job Duties

• Perform a variety of administrative duties in support of the Fire/Rescue education program
• Maintain required program documentation including general correspondence, reports, class schedules, forms, contracts, and memorandums

• Update and maintain files as requested by the Fire/Rescue 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 courses in Anson and Union County
• 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 Fire/Rescue Program Director in maintaining a roster of qualified adjunct instructors for the program
• Work with the Fire/Rescue 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 Fire-Rescue 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 Position is open until filled. 

Job Post Contact

South Piedmont Community College

Human Resources

PO Box 126

Polkton, NC 28135