Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Instructor Job – Chattahoochee Valley Community College


NOTE: CHATTAHOOCHEE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OBSERVES EASTERN HOUR. ALL HOURS LISTED ARE EASTERN HOURS. The primary job of an instructor at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is to teach students activities designed to promote intellectual growth. The essential duties and responsibilities of an instructor include commitments to students in the classroom, the discipline of instruction, students outside the classroom, college, and the community. Salary: The salary level will be determined according to the level of education and the directly applicable years of experience according to salary schedule D-1. The salary range for nine months is $ 38,916 to $ 61,549. Summer employment may be available (an additional $ 12,015 to $ 19,041) but is not guaranteed. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and must submit a complete application package through the online application system by the deadline in order to be considered. It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to ensure that his application file is complete. Incomplete application files will eliminate the possibility of an interview. A complete application package includes the following: Online job application Cover letter Current CV Personal one-page philosophy statement regarding the mission of the community college Copies of all relevant certifications and / or licenses, including paramedic license, CPR certification and ITLS or TNCC end of course card Copies of college transcripts It is mandatory to complete all sections of the online application. Application documents, including transcripts, must provide documentary evidence that the applicant meets all the minimum qualifications. Diplomas must be displayed on transcripts. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application; however, official transcripts will be required by the College prior to the extension of an employment contract for the successful candidate. Once submitted, all application materials become the property of the College. Requests for copies of application documents, including transcripts, will be refused. Anticipated Start Date: Spring semester, as negotiated MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree in emergency medical services, nursing, public safety or related first responder field from a regionally accredited institution. Current licensed to practice as a paramedic in the state of Alabama or active certification from the National Registry or able to obtain a license to practice from Alabama within ninety (90) days . Three (3) years of full-time experience as a paramedic. Current American Heart Association course completion cards in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Resuscitation (ACLS), and Advanced Pediatric Resuscitation (PALS). Two (2) years of experience teaching the Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic Program. Ability to integrate educational technological innovations into the classroom curriculum. Effective oral and written communication skills; fluency in the English language. Competent use of the Microsoft Office suite. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor of Nursing, Emergency Medical Services, Public Safety or related first responder field from a regionally accredited institution. Twenty-seven (27) semester hours, or an equivalent quarter of an hour, are of course teaching work. Current American Heart Association course instructor cards in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or able to get instructor cards in all four – twenty (90) days. Currently certified EMS instructor / coordinator or willing to become certified within twelve (12) months. Successful teaching experience in a two-year college setting. Familiarity with a course management system, such as Blackboard. Experience with CAAHEP standards and guidelines for accreditation of emergency service professional training programs (CoAEMSP). Experience in a regional accreditation process such as SACSCOC. Experience using a web browser (ie Internet Explorer). ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following: 1. Teach courses as assigned. 2. Participate in the selection of texts and teaching material for EMS courses. 3. Prepare lesson plans and objectives in conjunction with department guidelines. 4. Recruit students for the program and the College in general. 5. Plan, implement and evaluate introductory and advanced college transfer courses appropriate to the community college level EMS discipline. 6. Develop and deliver web based instruction. 7. Use instructional technology to improve the teaching and learning process. 8. Master the software as needed to improve instruction. 9. Maintain professional knowledge and skills through professional development and continuing education. 10. Serve as an academic advisor for assigned students. 11. Participate in all College registration activities (prior registration, new student experience, late registration and deletion / addition). 12. Participate in the College graduation ceremony and other College activities. 13. Serve on institutional committees. 14. Participate in the college planning process. 15. Adhere to all policies and procedures established by the College. 16. Perform other assigned duties.

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