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DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (MnSCU Administrator 4)
Inver Hills Community College - Inver Grove Heights, MN

 

 

Director of Emergency Services (MnSCU Administrator 4)

 

Inver Hills Community College seeks a Director of Emergency Services to provide innovative leadership and administrative management to the Emergency Medical Services and Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement (CJ/LE) programs to meet student and program needs. The Director will ensure that the Emergency Services programs meet regulatory and national accreditation standards, and will lead in collaborative planning with higher education and healthcare agency partners.

 

The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program at Inver Hills Community College has a premier national reputation with consistently above average passing rates, from Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) through Paramedic.  The EMT program and its faculty are actively involved in EMS research to further develop EMS education.   In continuing on the cutting edge of EMS education, Inver Hills’ EMS program also offers a Community Paramedic certificate.  The Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement program is growing, with potential opportunities for continued expansion. 

Reporting to the Dean of Allied Health Sciences, the Director will serve on the college’s Management Team of administrators, manage budgets totaling $ 1 million, and supervise approximately 31 faculty and staff.

 

Application Deadline:  January 5, 2015.

 

Anticipated Start Date:  Negotiable between March 1, 2015 and July 1, 2015.

 

Salary:  $63,700 - $101,924 depending on education and related experience.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to the Emergency Services programs to develop and implement professional student-centered curriculum within current industry standards.
  • Facilitate the collaboration of Emergency Services faculty with Student Affairs on matters related to EMS/CJ/LE program admissions and student orientation and registration.
  • Oversee EMS and CJ/LE accreditation, regulatory standards and approval. Recruit for and coordinate the activities of the Program Advisory Boards.
  • Create and manage a quality assurance and record keeping program for recruitment, credentialing, professional development, and evaluation of clinical training sites and preceptors.
  • Work with the Dean of Allied Health Sciences to facilitate the development and implementation of policies and procedures for the Paramedic/EMT and CJ/LE programs.
  • Provide day-to-day administration of the Emergency Services division.
  • Hire, supervise, develop and evaluate a diverse faculty and staff.
  • Develop and manage the annual budget for the assigned programs.
  • Maintain professional activities and involvement that enhance professional competence related to the paramedic role.
  • Participate in the formulation and realization of a college-wide vision.
  • Foster an environment of respect for and inclusiveness of diversity in the campus community.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Eligible for licensure in the State of Minnesota as a Paramedic, Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physician, or Physician’s Assistant.
  • Three full-time years (or equivalent) of verified work experience in pre-hospital emergency or critical care settings. 
  • Experience in fostering collaborative working relationships.
  • Evidence of highly developed interpersonal, communication, organizational, and facilitation skills.
  • Evidence of professional leadership.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the community college mission, goals, and philosophy of education.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering an education and work environment that is inclusive of diversity.
  • Experience in fostering collaborative working relationships.
  • Experience developing and managing budgets.
  • Demonstrated cultural competency.
  • Student centered educational philosophy.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree.
  • National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Paramedic Certification.
  • Department of Transportation Instructor (DOT-I) or equivalent.
  • At least three years of experience in administration and management of EMS programs.
  • EMS or Public Safety teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated skills in curriculum and faculty development.
  • Experience with information technology or distance education.
  • Experience with accreditation processes.
  • Experience with union contracts.
  • Passion for EMS education.

 

Application Procedure: Kindly apply online at http://www.inverhills.edu/About/HR/ and click on the Academic and Administrator Jobs link.  Include a cover letter and detailed resume with your online application. Application deadline is January 5, 2015. Mailed applications will not be considered.  All applications are confidential and references will not be contacted without the expressed permission of the applicant.

 

Founded in 1970, Inver Hills is a comprehensive community college offering 35 program options and degrees including the Associate in Arts (A.A.), a liberal arts education degree that leads to transfer to four-year colleges; the Associate in Fine Art (A.F.A.) degree in studio arts; 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, scenic Inver Hills Community College serves over 9000 credit students annually. Many Inver Hills students are first generation.  The student of color population has increased from 24% to 28% in the last four years.  Almost 30 percent of students are low income and eligible for Pell grants.  Inver Hills strives to reflect a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds among administrators, faculty and staff.

 

Inver Hills is committed to quality improvement, Learning Communities, campus-wide assessment, innovative instruction, integrating technology in instruction, collaboration with Pre-K-12 for college readiness and access, and civic engagement. 

 

We offer excellent benefits including health insurance (95% employer paid single premium or 88% employer paid family premium); life insurance; optional dental, short- and long-term disability and long-term care insurance; paid annual and sick leave; defined benefit and defined contribution (401(a) retirement plans; 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans; and tuition waiver for employees and dependents.

 

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 Services 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.

 

Visit www.inverhills.edu and http://inverportfolio.project.mnscu.edu/ to learn more about Inver Hills. 

 

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.

 

 

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DEAN - Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions
University of South Alabama - Mobile, AL

 


 

The University of South Alabama (USA) announces the national search for Dean of the Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions (www.southalabama.edu/alliedhealth).

 

The successful candidate will lead a dynamic, rapidly growing, and well-supported college that is a vital part of the university’s Division of Health Sciences and the USA Health System, the only academic health science center along the central Gulf Coast. The Health System provides advanced, innovative services through the USA Medical Center, USA Children’s and Women’s Hospital, the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute, and the USA Physicians group.

 

The successful candidate will have career-defining opportunities to advance the College of Allied Health Professions and will succeed Dr. Richard Talbott, who is returning to the faculty after a successful 11-year tenure. For a detailed list of opportunities, challenges, and attributes see: http://academic-search.com/data/files/USADeanAlliedHealthProfile.pdf

 

The college is home to the Biomedical Sciences Department that educates pre-med and dentistry students and as well as seven separately accredited, high-demand clinical departments: Cardiorespiratory Care; Emergency Medical Services; Occupational Therapy; Physical Therapy; Physician Assistant Studies; Radiologic Sciences; and Speech Pathology and Audiology.

 

The college enrolls 2,235 students and is primarily housed in a state-of-the-art building with well-equipped laboratories. Indicative of its student-centered philosophy and strong national reputation, enrollment has increased an average of 6 percent annually for the last 11 years.

 

A comprehensive, global university known for excellence in a broad range of disciplines, the University of South Alabama (www.southalabama.edu) is experiencing record enrollment in a new era of dynamic leadership and exponential growth. USA is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University/High institution.

 

USA offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees in nearly 100 areas across 10 colleges and schools with total enrollment of 16,000-plus. Located just minutes from historic downtown Mobile, the 1200-acre main campus is dotted with new buildings, laboratories, and student living/learning facilities.

 

One of the most culturally rich urban areas on the Southeast coast, Mobile and Baldwin County (www.mobile.org) anchor an international corridor of business and industry. The city is one of 12 in the nation designated by the U.S. Department of Commerce in 2014 as a “manufacturing community,” sharing the list with Portland, Cincinnati and Chicago.

 

For best consideration, applications and nominations should be received by January 23, 2015. Initial interviews will be in early February. The Search Committee will accept confidential applications and nominations until the position is filled.

 

Applicants should include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position; CV; and names of five references with complete contact information. Nominations should include a letter of nomination with complete contact information for the nominee. Submit materials via MS Word or pdf to USAAlliedHealthDean@academic-search.com. The search is assisted by John B. Hicks, Senior Consultant Academic Search, Inc. John.hicks@academic-search.com 205-345-7221.

 

The University of South Alabama does not discriminate in its student and employment practices in violation of any applicable laws. The University of South Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

 

 

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SIMULATION LABORATORY SPECIALIST and COORDINATOR
Southern Maine Community College - Portland, ME

 


 

Simulation Laboratory Specialist and Coordinator
HEALTH SCIENCES DEPARTMENT

 

BARGAINING UNIT:  MEA Administrator, Level III

 

SALARY:  $38,436 - $63,529 (starting range typically $38,436 - $48,689)                 

     

BENEFITS: 100% employer paid health and dental insurance for employees, vision insurance, choice between Maine Public Employees Retirement and TIAA CREF in lieu of social security, generous vacation/sick/personal time allowances, paid holidays, professional development, and free tuition within the MCCS for employee, spouse, and dependents.

 

DESCRIPTION: Oversee the operation of the simulation lab, which includes, but is not limited to: maintaining equipment and supplies; scheduling maintenance of simulators and performing minor maintenance on simulators; ordering supplies and maintaining inventory; operating and maintaining audiovisual equipment that feeds to various classrooms; and preparing the simulation environment to facilitate realism during simulations. Other duties include maintaining program and class scheduling for the Simulation Lab and developing a moulage for scenarios to simulate injuries and illnesses. Assist health science faculty with integrating simulation in their courses as well as helping to develop clinically relevant debriefing and simulation techniques.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Matriculation in a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science related program (matriculation in Master’s degree in related field preferred). Professional license, such as RN, EMT-P, RRT, RDCS, MD, PA, or NP.  Applicants must have two or more years of  experience working with simulation in an educational institution or equivalent setting; working knowledge of high fidelity mannequins used in simulation; experience in working with other faculty to develop and implement simulation scenarios; experience working with and teaching students at the college level; five years of experience as a healthcare provider assessing, treating, and managing patients in the clinical setting. Working knowledge and troubleshooting expertise to diagnose and repair connection and hardware issues on-the-fly in high fidelity simulators.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Review of applications will begin November 24, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references to HR@smccME.edu or mail to:

 

Southern Maine Community College

2 Fort Road
South Portland, ME  04106
Attention:  Denise Reny, HR & Benefits Manager

 

SMCC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer & Educational Institution

 

 

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