Instructor, Emergency Medical Science

Instructor, Emergency Medical Science


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Perry Health Science Campus, Raleigh NC


Depends on Qualifications


State of NC Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, October 8, 2018
Closes: Monday, December 10, 2018

Target Start Date

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Varies semester to semester as determined by department head

Reports to

Department Head, EMS

Employment Type

Full Time Annual Permanent

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Able to use a wide variety of teaching methods to promote learning

Be innovative, creative, motivated

Ability to exhibit good interpersonal skills and work well with others from all socio-economic groups

Able to maintain records accurately and be able to meet deadlines consistently

Strong analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills

Knowledge of and facility with technology and software including, Microsoft Office, computers, and web-based resources such as BlackBoard.

Able to perform normal duties with minimal supervision

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Demonstrates resourcefulness, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sincere interest in helping students reach their maximum potential

Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include day, evening and Saturdays as needed


Bachelors degree

Unofficial transcripts must be attached with your online application prior to submission or submitted to Human Resources immediately upon completing the application.  If your transcripts are not submitted, your application may not receive full consideration.

Credentialed as a North Carolina Paramedic or as a National Registry Paramedic with eligibility for reciprocity to obtain a North Carolina Paramedic credential

Credentialed as a North Carolina Level I Paramedic Instructor or equivalent

Two years of experience teaching in a post-secondary educational environment

Preferred Qualifications

Masters degree

North Carolina Level II Paramedic Instructor or equivalent

Five years experience teaching in a post-secondary educational environment

Position Description

This position is responsible for providing effective instruction for assigned courses and laboratories.


 Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions):

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

* Instructs and guides the class in an efficient and effective manner

* Maintains accurate records of student work and attendance

* Prepares thoroughly for each instructional hour

* Maintains a safe and orderly learning environment

* Grades and returns student work in a timely manner

* Counsels students regarding their grades and progress in the course

*Maintains necessary North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services records

Maintains appropriate certifications, credentials and licenses
Maintains contact with business and industry and assists with placement of graduates

Participates in student recruiting, orientation, registration, and advising, as assigned

Secures college assets such as equipment, supplies and facilities

Maintains a program of safety

Constructs classroom materials that support the goals of the course

Designs curriculum and a schedule of instruction

Maintains regular office hours

Stays abreast of most current teaching methods and technology in the classroom

Uses assessment techniques to improve learning and teaching

Serves on college or department committees as needed

Attends professional development opportunities when possible

Assists with establishing goals and objectives for the course, selecting text and constructing a syllabus

Maintains communication with instructors from other divisions in order to keep courses up-to-date and appropriate

Participates in graduation exercises

Promotes continuous improvement by completing an annual applied benchmark project on an individual or a group basis

Job Post Contact

Human Resources