Lead Instructor-Emergency Medical Science (CU)

Lead Instructor-Emergency Medical Science (CU)

Employer

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

Job Location

Wilmington, NC

Salary/Grade

$4600 per month

Benefits

Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, June 30, 2022
Closes: Friday, September 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Expected Work Hours

FT

Employment Type

FT

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education/Training:

  • Associates Degree from a regionally accredited institution in a related field of study required. 

 

Minimum Experience:

  • At least 2 FT years of experience (or any combination of PT experience that equals two FT years) in an instructional setting as an instructor, and with course development
  • 8 years of specific industry work as an EMT and/or Paramedic 
  • Credentialing as a NC Level I Paramedic Instructor required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a closely related field.
  • 3 year’s experience working with the Committee on Accreditation of Education Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMPS)
  • At least 5 years of experience in an instructional setting as an instructor, and with course development
  • At least 10 years of specific industry experience as an EMT and/or Paramedic. 
  • Instructor certifications in BCLS, ACLS, PHTLS, and PALS are preferred.

Position Description

DEFINITION:

 

The role of the EMS Instructor is to provide knowledge in his/her field of expertise and to promote various student-centered learning activities that will stimulate an interest in critical thinking and a desire for life-long learning. Various teaching strategies, learning styles and delivery methods including new technology systems will be utilized to reach this goal. The EMS Instructor is responsible for the planning, programming, instruction and evaluation of the paramedic curriculum program offerings. Maintains all activities associated with the Emergency Medical Science Program.

 

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

  • Receives general supervision from the EMS Director. 
  • Exercises oversight of PT EMS & Paramedic Instructors and may provide technical direction to full-time EMS/Paramedic Instructors.

 

Duties & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

 

ESSENTIAL AND OTHER IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS STATEMENTS:

Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

Essential Functions:

  • Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students
  • Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities
  • Develop and prepare supplement materials to enhance textbook lessons
  • Collaborate with the EMS Director to select textbook and learning resources for the students and faculty
  • Develop and prepare tests to evaluate student performance; grade and record individual scores
  • Provide classroom demonstrations and develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as   appropriate
  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance
  • Assist the Department Chair with class and program schedules
  • Maintain and submit all required records in a neat, accurate and timely fashion, including but not limited to class rosters, registration forms, pay sheets, attendance forms and grade rosters
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of instructional supplies for all the program’s classes
  • Serve as an academic advisor for EMS Program
  • Oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to required teaching area and in accordance with CFCC policies and guidelines
  • Makes recommendations for program/curriculum changes
  • Program Outcome Assessment

Other Important Functions:

  • Assess the relevance and impact of various lessons and recommend improvements as needed
  • Oversee and participate in field studies and assignments; travel with students to provide assistance and instruction as appropriate
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Act as an advisor and counselor to students; provide individual tutoring to students outside of the classroom as needed; participate in student recruitment efforts
  • Assist the EMS Director to ensure compliance with accreditation standards for EMS Educational Programs as set by the Committee on Accreditation of Education Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMPS).

 

Qualifications

 

Qualifications:

Knowledge of:

  • Classroom and laboratory instructional techniques and procedures, to include instruction in a virtual environment
  • Principles and procedures of academic and instructional techniques and procedures.
  • Current trends, research and development in the area of assignment
  • Principles and techniques involved in test development and administration

 

Ability To:

  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Interpret and apply CFCC goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Communicate clearly and respectfully, both verbally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
    1. Making observations
    2. Reading and writing
    3. Communicating with others
    4. Operating assigned equipment
    5. Handling varied tasks simultaneously
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following:
    1. Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
    2. Operating assigned equipment
    3. Handling varied tasks simultaneously 
    4. Bending, stooping, climbing, or lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
    1. Making sound decisions
    2. Responding to questions
    3. Demonstrating intellectual capabilities

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES:

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

 

 

Minimum Education/Training:

  • Associates Degree from a regionally accredited institution in a related field of study required. 

 

Minimum Experience:

  • At least 2 FT years of experience (or any combination of PT experience that equals two FT years) in an instructional setting as an instructor, and with course development
  • 8 years of specific industry work as an EMT and/or Paramedic 
  • Credentialing as a NC Level I Paramedic Instructor required.

 

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a closely related field.
  • 3 year’s experience working with the Committee on Accreditation of Education Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMPS)
  • At least 5 years of experience in an instructional setting as an instructor, and with course development
  • At least 10 years of specific industry experience as an EMT and/or Paramedic. 
  • Instructor certifications in BCLS, ACLS, PHTLS, and PALS are 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.

 

  • This position requires teaching a teaching or administrative schedule that may include day, evening and weekends.

 

  • Successful candidates are required to submit official transcripts for all degrees obtained, prior to the official date of hire. If the highest level of education is a High School diploma or equivalent, proof of completion is required.

 

  • Successful 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 evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master’s degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

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