Program Director, Emergency Medical Services

Program Director, Emergency Medical Services

Employer

Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186

Job Location

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:

Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360

(Located between Thomasville and Lexington off of Hwy 29/70)

Salary/Grade

$46,533-$60,493 annually based on candidate's experience, education, and the state budget

Benefits

State of NC Full-time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, June 29, 2018
Closes: Friday, August 31, 2018

Target Start Date

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Expected Work Hours

As required to meet the needs of the facility.

Reports to

Associate Dean, Workforce Development and Continuing Education

Employment Type

Full-time Professional Staff

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in an EMS, healthcare discipline, health education, or related field from an accredited institution
  • Current Level II Instructor
  • Current paramedic credential by the North Carolina Office of EMS (OEMS)
  • Prior training and/or teaching experience in healthcare or related area
  • Knowledge about methods of instruction, testing and evaluation of students
  • Field experience in the delivery of out of hospital emergency care
  • Creativity and openness to change
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills and commitment to the use of technology in instruction
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others in a team environment
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college

Effectiveness in demonstrating College organizational competencies:
-   Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
-   Collaborating and facilitating
-   Creating and innovating
-   Anticipating and responding to change
-   Providing vision and leadership
-   Assessment of student learning
-   Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models
 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in an EMS, healthcare discipline, health education, or related field
  • Experience with instructional technology
  • Experience in distance education
  • Experience in marketing educational programs

Position Description

SUMMARY:

The Program Director, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provide leadership and proactive consultation in responding to the education needs of a variety of EMS and health care providers.  The position is responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of appropriate educational and training programs, both credit and non-credit, which strengthen ties with health care and EMS agencies.  The program director is responsible for all aspects of the EMS program. Additionally, this position will be responsible for EMS accreditation and the implementation of various projects including but not limited to the American Heart Association Training Center. This position reports directly to the Associate Dean, Workforce Development and Continuing Education.  The Program Director has the following responsibilities:
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops, organizes and administers the EMS program and other continuing education courses 
  • Works collaboratively with faculty, staff and external agencies 
  • Proactively consults with providers to identify training/educational needs and develops curriculum to meet identified needs 
  • Develops and implements strategies to engage stakeholders (employers and students) 
  • Assists in the hiring, orientation and mentoring of new faculty 
  • Supervises and evaluates faculty 
  • Provides leadership for EMS program accreditation 
  • Administers the continuous quality review and improvement process for the EMS program including long range planning, on-going development, and evaluation program effectiveness 
  • Administers American Heart Association Training Center activities 
  • Develops course outlines, schedules and instructional materials 
  • Assists faculty with syllabus development and textbook/course material selection 
  • Ensures compliance with local, state and federal health care and EMS regulations 
  • Assists in course set-up and course scheduling each semester 
  • Conducts systematic evaluation of courses and instructional activities 
  • Maintains instructional records and inventory of educational materials and equipment 
  • Provides academic mentoring for students 
  • Assures that tasks are completed on time and within budget 
  • Schedules meetings of stakeholders and advisory boards 
  • Collects and reports data according to local, state, or federal requirements 
  • Maintains contacts with business, industry, and professional organizations to ensure that instructional programs are current and include advances in occupational or academic fields 
  • Assists with the development and implementation of long range goals and objectives at the program, School, and institutional levels 
  • Assists with the development of promotional materials. Works with marketing to get these materials published and printed, advertised and/or distributed 
  • Assists in student recruitment and retention, including College-wide marketing initiatives 
  • Attends meetings to maintain currency with issues and advances in education and health care 
  • Prepares and submits reports as required by the College 
  • Maintains professional credentials required for EMS instruction and accreditation 
  • Attends College meetings and serves on committees as appropriate 
  • Performs other tasks as assigned that support the mission and initiatives of the College

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in an EMS, healthcare discipline, health education, or related field from an accredited institution
  • Current Level II Instructor
  • Current paramedic credential by the North Carolina Office of EMS (OEMS)
  • Prior training and/or teaching experience in healthcare or related area
  • Knowledge about methods of instruction, testing and evaluation of students
  • Field experience in the delivery of out of hospital emergency care
  • Creativity and openness to change
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills and commitment to the use of technology in instruction
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others in a team environment
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Effectiveness in demonstrating College organizational competencies:
    -   Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
    -   Collaborating and facilitating
    -   Creating and innovating
    -   Anticipating and responding to change
    -   Providing vision and leadership
    -   Assessment of student learning
    -   Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models
     

Preferred:

  • Master's degree in an EMS, healthcare discipline, health education, or related field
  • Experience with instructional technology
  • Experience in distance education
  • Experience in marketing educational programs

ADA SUMMARY:

ADA requirements for this position include critical thinking skills with the ability to process information and exercise good judgment; ease of mobility within the office setting and other areas of campus; effective use of all forms of communication; and the ability to perform general office duties.

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

http://www.davidsonccc.edu/Employment
 

Position #2018-00045
PROGRAM DIRECTOR, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

How to Apply

APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED ON DCCC WEBSITE:     For complete job description and the electronic application, please go to the employment page of our website, http://www.davidsonccc.edu\Employment, click on Search Jobs Icon, then select position title TO SUBMIT THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION.  Note:  We do not accept resumes without the completed application.

 

Application Requirements:

1) Complete online application

2) Cover letter, stating your qualifications related to (a) position responsibilities and qualifications and (b) College purpose, vision, and organizational competencies (a resume is NOT a cover letter)

3) Unofficial transcripts from a regionally accredited institution (uploaded with application, sent electronically, faxed or mailed.)   International transcripts must be evaluated by WORLD EDUCATION SERVICES (WES).   Official transcripts are required within 30 days of employment. 

Job Post Contact

Eleanor Brewer,  Administrative Support Staff, Human Resources

Davidson County Community College

336-249-8186 ext. 6360

Fax:  336-249-1933

hr@davidsonccc.edu