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Instructor, Emergency Medical Science (EMS) Occupational Extension (Re-advertised)

Company: Guilford Technical Community College
Location: Jamestown
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing Emergency Medical Science (EMS) courses, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college. The EMS OE Instructor will prepare and teach the non-credit In-Service Training, pre-service EMT training as well as American Heart Association courses and the training in accordance with the requirements of the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Science (NCOEMS). This position will support program functions by providing customer service, data support and documentation services. It will also work to maintain program compliance with accreditation standards according to Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC), American Heart Association (AHA), Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP), Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAHEEP) and Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPSE). This position reports directly to the Program Director of EMS, with oversight by the Dean of Human Services and Public Safety.


Duties/Functions
Teaching
Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:
developing learner centered lesson plans
employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles
incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning and laboratory environments
creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student population
preparing, distributing and utilizing instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate
updating and revising curriculum to maintain currency
developing new courses as needed to support the instructional mission
participating in the development and review of course and program/general education outcomes as appropriate
developing, conducting and documenting appropriate assessment of student learning in outcomes courses and programs/general education as appropriate

Professional Development
Maintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission by:
participating in professional development activities to maintain currency in field; maintaining current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditation
participating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategies

Administration
Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records to include:
maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipment
providing for the security of facilities, equipment and instructional materials and maintaining safe working conditions
maintaining student records (e.g., grades and attendance) in accordance with established deadlines using a variety of technology-based programs (e.g., Colleague, WebAdvisor, Moodle)
complying with all applicable college, state and federal rules and regulations

Student Support
Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:
conducting recruiting activities
providing academic advising
promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success
assisting students with the registration and graduation process
referring students to campus and community resources when appropriate
maintain student records

College Service
Support college-wide endeavors to include:
collaboration with faculty and staff from other divisions/departments to promote communication, coordinate schedules and support student success
serving on department, division and college committees
participating in GTCC institutional initiatives
collaborating with educational partners, business/industry and/or external agencies as appropriate to promote the instructional mission of GTCC
supporting collegiality and teaching excellence by actively participating in the professional development of new and veteran faculty (e.g., mentoring and peer observation)
participating in extracurricular student activities/clubs
attending college professional development sessions, college/division/department meetings, graduation and convocation, as required
demonstrate and model the Colleges employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.
perform all duties as assigned by supervisor


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Education Required
Associates degree in Emergency Medical Science (EMS) or closely related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution
North Carolina Paramedic Credential
North Carolina Level I Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Instructor Certification or the ability to obtain it within one year of hire.
Valid North Carolina Drivers License


Education Preferred
Bachelors degree in Emergency Medical Science (EMS) or closely related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and/ or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor
North Carolina Level I Paramedic Instructor


Experience Required
Three years of relevant or closely related field experience in Emergency Medical Science (EMS)
One year of Emergency Medical Science (EMS) training/teaching experience based on regulatory training standards in any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars.


Experience Preferred
Greater than three years of relevant field experience in Emergency Medical Science (EMS) or closely related career field
Greater than one year of Emergency Medical Science (EMS) training/teaching experience based on regulatory training standards in any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars.
Post-secondary teaching experience
Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes


KSA Required
The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its open door policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned. The Instructor must be able to:
1. Multi-task
2. Respect Diversity
3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.
4. Create and maintain a learner centered environment
5. Communicate effectively
6. Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions


KSA Preferred



Department/Job Specific Requirements
Physical Requirements
Hear and see
Stand extended periods of time (up to 4 hours)
Lift up to 50 pounds unassisted.
Stoop, bend, squat, lift, reach overhead
Use and manipulate EMS equipment according to industry standards
Participate in and demonstrate physical aspects of EMS work and physical training

The following (compliance) training is required and must be completed within the first 30 days of hire with annual refresher training thereafter: (additional training may be added as needed)
Reporting Requirements
Anti-Discrimination/Harassment & Title IX
Safety/Shooter on Campus
Personal Information Protection Training (PIP)
Ethics and Social Responsibility
eLearning Level One (before the first day of the first semester teaching)
eLearning Levels Two and Three for instructors who teach online or hybrid delivery methods (before the first day of the first semester teaching)


Physical Demands
Physical Activity:Long periods of standing and or walking

Environmental Hazard(s):30-70%

Lifting:=> 50lbs.

Criminal history checks with acceptable results, are required.


Posting Type
Faculty



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