FT Emergency Medical Science Instructor (9 Month)

FT Emergency Medical Science Instructor (9 Month)

Employer

Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7000

Job Location

Wilmington, NC

Salary/Grade

$4535 per month

Benefits

Full Time

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Closes: Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Full Time

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Experience:

            

Two years of experience in teaching and/or developing EMS courses is required, preferably at the community college level or higher

 

Minimum of five years of field experience as a Paramedic  instructor credential level.

 

              Education:

Requirements include a minimum of an Associate’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution.  Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.  

 

              License or Certificate:

AHA BLS instructor required. Credentialing as a NC Level I EMS Instructor required within 1 year of hire date. Credentialing as a NC Level II EMS Instructor and Instructor certifications in PHTLS, ACLS and PALS preferred. Proficiency in MS Word, MS PowerPoint and online instruction preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

None

Position Description

DEFINITION

 

To participate in the work of responsibly providing classroom and laboratory instructional services; and to perform a variety of administrative tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED 

 

Receives general supervision from the Lead Instructor EMS (CU) Program 

May receive specific supervision from Director of EMS Programs.

No supervision exercised by this position. 

 

Duties & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

 

ESSENTIAL AND OTHER IMPORTANT FUNCTION STATEMENTS--Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

Essential Functions:

Primary responsibilities include teaching curriculum courses; developing course syllabi and instructional materials; maintaining instructional records; recruiting, advising and retaining students; assisting in the evaluation of courses and programs; participating in College activities and committees; maintaining contacts with public safety organizations for the purpose of keeping instructional programs current with advances in the occupational or academic field; and other duties which support the mission and initiatives of the College.

 

Instruction will include curriculum classroom courses in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Program of Study.  Specific teaching assignments will vary from semester to semester.  

 

Provide training to and review the work of staff responsible for providing classroom instruction and laboratory demonstration services relating to a specific academic program.

 

Submit class schedules for courses in assigned program areas.

 

Research and develop courses and areas of study.

 

Supervise the use of and operate various instructional equipment and tools; provide instructional demonstrations on mechanical machinery or other equipment as appropriate; develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate.

 

Prepare lesson plans and supplemental teaching materials; schedule classroom activities.

 

Communicate with upper level instructional staff regarding ongoing implementation and evaluation of assigned instructional programs; participate in systematic program evaluation.

 

Train new instructors in classroom or laboratory instruction methods, techniques, and in assembling and using equipment.

 

Verify the work of assigned employees for accuracy, proper work methods, techniques and compliance with applicable standards and specifications.

 

Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students.

 

Develop and prepare tests to evaluate student performance; grade and record individual scores.

 

Act as an advisor and counselor to students; provide individual tutoring to students outside of the classroom as needed; participate in student recruitment efforts.

 

Participate in curriculum development, evaluation and change; ensure that curriculum contributes to the development of skills, knowledge and abilities which prepare students for selected vocations; schedule, conduct and attend faculty meetings as required.

 

Maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance; maintain other records and data bases according to program needs or accreditation requirements.

 

Stay abreast of new developments and changes in various assigned academic fields; participate in staff development programs, workshops, seminars and other continuing education programs as appropriate.

 

Oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to required teaching area.

 

Assist in the recruitment of students from community high schools; provide support to student services staff regarding recruitment activities.

 

Participate on college committees and in other institutional activities and programs.

 

Review available instructional materials; maintain laboratory equipment and supply inventory levels; test and make minor repairs on equipment; estimate time, materials, and equipment required for various assignments; requisition materials and supplies as required; submit requests for materials, supplies and equipment to upper level instructional staff as a part of the annual budget process; may also submit requisitions for facilities needs based on space evaluation.

 

Other Important Functions:

 

Ensure the adherence to safe and appropriate work practices and procedures.

 

Respond to student or public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information within the area of assignment; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner.

 

Fill in for other instructors as needed.

 

Assess the relevancy and impact of various lessons; revise and improve lesson format; evaluate various textbooks and select books to be used for future classes.

 

Oversee and participate in field studies and assignments; travel with students to provide assistance and instruction as appropriate.

 

Demonstrate competence regarding the handling of hazardous substances such as blood- borne pathogens; continually undergo training and train students in such procedures.

 

Demonstrate community involvement.

 

Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

 

Qualifications

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

 

Operations, services and activities of a comprehensive and modern academic EMS program.

 

Methods and techniques of classroom and EMS laboratory instruction related to the area of work assigned.

 

Operational characteristics of EMS instructional equipment and tools used in the

classroom or laboratory.

 

Principles and procedures of academic and instructional program development

and administration.

 

Current trends, research findings and developments in the area of assignment.

 

NCOEMS regulations in regards to EMS education and EMS institutions

 

Current National EMS education standards

Ability to:

 

Organize, and review the work of instructional staff in the area of work assigned.

 

Independently perform classroom and laboratory instructional activities in the

area of work assigned.

 

Research and develop new courses and instructional programs.

 

Interpret, explain, and enforce college policies and procedures.

 

Operate a variety of instructional equipment in a safe and effective manner.

 

Interpret and apply college goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules and

regulations.

 

Effectively direct the activities of the academic area to which assigned in support

of the college.

 

Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion.

 

Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and

regulations.

 

Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

 

Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:

.          making observations

.          reading and writing

.          communicating with others

.          operating assigned equipment

.          handling varied tasks simultaneously.

 

Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and             responsibilities which may include the following:

.           standing or sitting for extended periods of time

.           preparing and presenting instructional material

.          operating assigned equipment.

 

 

 

Maintain mental capacity which allows the capability of:

            .          making sound decision     

            .          responding to questions

.         demonstrating intellectual capabilities.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

 

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the

course of work.

 

Experience and Training Guidelines

 

  Experience:

            

Two years of experience in teaching and/or developing EMS courses is required, preferably at the community college level or higher

 

Minimum of five years of field experience as a Paramedic  instructor credential level.

 

              Education:

Requirements include a minimum of an Associate’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution.  Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.  

 

              License or Certificate:

AHA BLS instructor required. Credentialing as a NC Level I EMS Instructor required within 1 year of hire date. Credentialing as a NC Level II EMS Instructor and Instructor certifications in PHTLS, ACLS and PALS preferred. Proficiency in MS Word, MS PowerPoint and online instruction preferred.

 

Supplemental Information

 

Special Instructions to Applicants: 

This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying. 

Candidates are required to submit OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS for all degrees obtained prior to their first day of work or hire date. If the highest level of education is a High School diploma or equivalent, proof of completion is required. 

Candidates who have obtained their education outside of the US and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential 

How to Apply

Apply online at CFCC Careers Page

Job Post Contact

Anne W. Smith
Director of Human Resources
Cape Fear Community College
411 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
http://cfcc.edu/hr
Phone: 910-362-7028 
Email: asmith@cfcc.edu