INSTRUCTOR – DEPT. OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS) ED.
University of South Alabama - Mobile, AL
The University of South Alabama Department of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Education invites applications for a non-tenure track (12 month appointment). Candidates for this position will be expected to teach EMT and Paramedic courses; coordinate and teach CEU courses; manage field and clinical internships and skill labs; and advise students. Candidates must have at least a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution (Master's Degree preferred); an Alabama state license at the Paramedic level (or eligible); at least three years of paramedic or related experience, one of which must have been teaching EMT or related courses; and BLS and ACLS instructor certification. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date for position is May 1, 2014.
Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three original letters of reference to:
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Education
600 Clinic Drive, Suite 400
Mobile, AL 36688
phone number: (251) 461-1832
The University of South Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer
PROGRAM DIRECTOR – EMT, PARAMEDIC AND FIRE SCIENCE
Higher Ed. Center at Otay Mesa/Southwestern College - San Diego, CA
PROGRAM DIRECTOR – EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT), PARAMEDIC AND FIRE SCIENCE
HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER AT OTAY MESA
WORKSITE: 8100 GIGANTIC STREET, SAN DIEGO, CA 92154
DUTIES: Under the direction and leadership of the Dean of the Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa, plan, coordinate and direct the activities and operations of the EMT, Paramedic and Fire Science programs; coordinate with the faculty and staff to ensure successful implementation of the programs in accordance with the District and accrediting agency guidelines; serve as liaison between the programs and county, statewide and federal agencies; and supervise and evaluate assigned academic and classified staff. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Plan, coordinate and direct the day-to-day operations of the assigned programs; perform a full range of general administrative responsibilities; provide leadership in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities of the assigned programs; develop plans for implementation of programs in cooperation with the faculty, Advisory Committees, county, statewide and federal agencies, as well as other members of the faculty and administration; participate in long-range planning activities; recommend scheduling of classes and faculty assignments to ensure that they are within program budget and district personnel policies; lead faculty in curriculum planning and development; promote faculty mentoring of students; promote faculty involvement in program activities; provide leadership to assigned program faculty and staff to promote cross-discipline integration of concepts, program collaboration and leveraging of resources; coordinate and participate in the development of new related programs (credit, fee-based, contract education, etc); interact with community partners on behalf of the programs and students (e.g. hospitals, ambulance providers, fire departments, etc.); initiate and maintain a variety of contractual agreements with current and prospective partner agencies; attend and participate in professional meetings relevant to the assigned programs; stay abreast of trends and innovations in the assigned fields; represent the assigned programs to other departments and to outside agencies; perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF: Organizational, operational, and structural functions of postsecondary institutions; principles and practices of program development, administration, and review; pertinent Federal, State, and local rules, regulations, guidelines and accreditation standards; principles and practices of leadership and management; principles and practices of supervision, training, and performance evaluation; principles and practices of budget preparation and administration; methods and techniques of research, analysis, and decision making; principles and procedures of statistical record keeping and report preparation; public relations principles and techniques; interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy; modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers and applicable software. ABILITY TO: Manage, direct and provide effective leadership for the assigned programs; oversee and participate in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, goals and objectives of the assigned programs; develop, coordinate and manage effective programs; analyze and assess programs, policies, and operational needs and make appropriate adjustments; ensure the academic integrity of the assigned programs; plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the work of assigned faculty and staff; analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, program consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals; prepare and present a variety of reports; prepare and administer operational budgets; interpret and apply applicable federal, state, and District policies, laws, and regulations; work successfully with District faculty, administrators, and staff, as well as with current and prospective community partners; work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse racial, ethnic, disabled, sexual orientation, and cultural populations of community college students; exercise critical and independent judgment; identify and respond to sensitive organizational issues, concerns and needs; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in any academic area OR possession of a valid California Community College Supervisor Credential. A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in an administrative or management level position. In addition, licensed in the state of California as a physician, a registered nurse, or a paramedic OR a baccalaureate degree in a related health field or in education. A minimum of three (3) years of academic or clinical experience in pre-hospital care education within the last five (5) years (CA Code of Regulations §100150).
EQUIVALENT MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Equivalency may be demonstrated by a Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of full-time paid fire-related experience and/or paramedic/EMT equivalent to the rank of Fire Captain or above. California Fire Service Training and Education System certification as a Fire Instructor I or higher.
REQUIRED SKILLS: Ability to resolve conflicts and solve problems, evaluate programs and strategies, analyze and apply laws, rules and regulations involving programs, staff and students, and represent the district at the community, state and national levels.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in coordinating EMT, paramedic and/or fire science programs and services. Experience working in accredited programs. Experience and/or training as a Paramedic highly desirable.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with constant interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; possible exposure to dissatisfied individual; frequent work in the community (visits and meetings with partner agencies, outreach activities outside of District locations). Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
SALARY & BENEFITS: Range F, $8,189-$10,077 plus $2,000.00 annual stipend for earned. Doctorate Degree. Excellent benefits.
STARTING DATE: As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: All application materials must be received on-line at http://apptrkr.com/422081. Position open until filled. Applications received by the extended screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, February 7, 2014 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.
APPLICATION MATERIALS ARE AVAILABLE ON-LINE AT OUR COLLEGE WEBSITE, https://jobs.swccd.edu
Submit the following application materials on-line at www.swccd.edu:
(1) Letter of application (cover letter)
(2) On-line Application
(4) Two letters of recommendation dated within the past 60 days
(5) Unofficial copies of college undergraduate and graduate transcripts with date degrees conferred
(6) Valid CA License as a Physician, Registered Nurse or Paramedic
Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an agency having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. Upon offer of employment, the successful applicant must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the deadline date.
All materials included in your application packet become District property,
will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.
We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position.
INTERVIEW TRAVEL COSTS MUST BE BORNE BY THE APPLICANT.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
PARAMEDIC INSTRUCTOR (ULIMITED FULL-TIME)
Inver Hills Community College - Inver Grove Heights, MN
Inver Hills Community College seeks two Paramedic Instructors dedicated to excellence in teaching who desire to become part of a creative, vibrant, student-centered learning community. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspectives. Faculty members at Inver Hills are professionally active scholars who participate in departmental and campus-wide activities to enhance their disciplines, promote interdisciplinary discourse and collaboration, and advance the college mission. The college is committed to reflecting a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds among its administrators, faculty and staff.
The Paramedic Instructors will teach in an integrated Emergency Medical Services Program. Inver Hills offers an Associate in Science degree program for Paramedics, and certificate programs for Paramedics and EMTs. The Paramedic Program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) through the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP), and EMS courses are approved by the Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board.
Application Deadline: Open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to the applications submitted by January 27, 2014
Appointment: Starting August 19, 2014.
- Participate in department and college curriculum development.
- Deliver instruction using a variety of methods of course instruction, including on-ground, online and/or hybrid-blended, and accelerated for a wide range of students, including traditional, developmental, adult, concurrent enrollment, and English-language learners.
- Conduct classroom research and other assessment/evaluation activities.
- Mentor and advise students.
- Contribute in committee assignments and college-wide retention and quality initiatives, such as peer review of courses and an early alert system for students struggling academically.
- Engage in department accreditation and review.
- Engage in scholarly and other professional development activities.
Course assignments include day, evening, and weekend hours at campus and off-site locations; delivery of course may be in traditional, accelerated, online or blended/hybrid, and concurrent enrollment modes.
- Associate’s degree; and
- Three full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience in pre-hospital emergency, or critical care settings;
- One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.
- Current Minnesota certification, registration, or licensure as a paramedic, physician, physician’s assistant, or registered nurse and certified by American Heart Association as an instructor in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS).
- Teaching experience.
- Experience and/or desire to teach and coordinate learning experiences in the hospital/clinic setting.
- Experience developing and using student-centered, active and experiential learning strategies.
- Experience incorporating technology into curriculum delivery, including teaching online courses.
- Experience assessing student academic achievement.
- Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
- Demonstrated interest in professional development as an instructor.
- Other EMS specialty or advanced practice certifications such as Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor (PALS-I), PALS provider, Pediatric Education for Pre-hospital Professionals (PEPP), etc.
- Experience working with diverse populations, first generation students, underrepresented groups, and under-prepared students.
Application requirements: You must apply online at http://www.inverhills.edu/About/HR/ and click on the Academic and Administrator Jobs link to apply. Priority consideration will be given to the applications submitted by 4:30 p.m. on January 27, 2014. Mailed applications will not be considered.
Founded in 1970, Inver Hills is a comprehensive community college offering 26 degree options including the Associate in Arts (A.A.), a liberal education degree that leads to transfer to four-year colleges; the Associate in Fine Art (A.F.A.) degrees in studio arts and music; and the career-related Associate in Science (A.S.) and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees in leading occupational areas such as nursing, paralegal, computer networking, law enforcement, human services, business, emergency medical services, teacher education, and more.
Located 10 minutes from downtown St. Paul, Inver Hills is an open door community college which serves over 7000 credit students each semester. Approximately 25% of course sections are offered online. Nationally recognized in adult experiential learning, Inver Hills is an Academic Quality Improvement (AQIP) institution. The college encourages students to "Finish What You Start" and provides students with support through Learning Communities, a College Success course, and tutoring/structured learning assistance. Over 90 percent of Inver Hills classrooms are high-tech.
Instructors work 171 days during a nine-month academic year and receive excellent benefits including health insurance (100% employer paid single premium or 90% employer paid family premium); life insurance; optional dental, short- and long-term disability and long-term care insurance; paid personal and sick leave; defined benefits and defined contribution (401(a) retirement plans); tuition waiver for employees and dependents; and optional 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans.
Under the collective bargaining agreement with the Minnesota State College Faculty (MSCF), new instructors to the Minnesota State College Faculty system receive a salary placement based on education and related experience after a job offer is accepted. The maximum salary at hire is $54,500-$58,000 per academic year, depending on education and experience.
If you have a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this selection process, please contact the Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator at HumanResources@inverhills.edu or (651) 450-3670; or through the Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529, or your preferred relay service.
Notice: In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business, whether using a rental or state vehicle, shall be required to complete a Vehicle Use Agreement form and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check annually.
Inver Hills does not reimburse for travel expenses for interviews.
Inver Hills Community College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer. A member of the Minnesota State College and Universities System. A member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.