Part Time EMS Instructor (POOL)
Posting Number: 06001772 Position Title: Part Time EMS Instructor (POOL) Posting Date: Closing Date: 06/30/2021 Open Until Filled (notes): Length of Position: 9 months per year - academic calendar contract Anticipated Start Date:
Position Type/Employee Class: Part-Time Instructor FTE: Salary Level: Part Time Instructor Starting Pay Range $616 per load unit (1 LU = 1 class credit) Hours per Week: Work Schedule: depending on class schedule Days of the Week: Mon-Fri typically Job Summary/Purpose:
The Paramedicine Program seeks a qualified individual to provide instruction in the first and second year curriculum leading to an AAS -Paramedicine degree. Part-time instructor’s direct student education and evaluate student performance in the classroom, lab, clinical and co-operative work experience sites.
1.Provide instruction in classes in the Paramedicine curriculum, including EMT ; advanced- EMT ; Oregon EMT -intermediate; paramedic courses including lecture, lab, internship and clinical; communication and documentation; patient transport; and other related classes as needed. This includes providing individual conference time to guide and evaluate student progress and work in cooperation with the Paramedicine Program Director to coordinate lab, clinical and co-operative work experience for students. Teaching assignments may include courses taught during the day and/or evening and classes taught on or off campus.
2. Work with Program Director and other college personnel to update curriculum. Cooperate with faculty and accept direction from assigned Department Chair in developing and implementing syllabi, teaching methods, assignments, and standards to achieve course specific and program-wide student learned outcomes and assessment goals.
3.Perform other essential duties and tasks specific to each location, as assigned.
Marginal Job Functions
1.Cooperate with other College personnel including the Paramedicine Program Director to assist students with career planning, job placement, and follow-up studies.
2.Act as a resource person for students. This includes allowing sufficient time either before or after scheduled classes for individual student conferences OR holding regular office hours and assisting the Program Director with advising responsibilities.
3.Work with appropriate College personnel to write proposals for program funds.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
1.Thorough knowledge in the field of paramedicine within the field of out-of-hospital emergency medicine
2.Knowledge of teaching and instruction of various audiences and group dynamics.
3.Visual ability, corrected, to enable instructor to observe, direct, and supervise students in classroom situations.
4.Familiarity with and ability to operate or oversee the operation of audio-visual equipment, including overhead projectors, film, sound systems, video, television, interactive video and audio equipment including computer controlled mixed media presentations.
5.Ability to operate or oversee the operation of computers and other written materials.
6.Ability to verbally communicate effectively with others, using the English language, with or without the use of an interpreter.
7.Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language, with or without the use of auxiliary aids or services. Familiarity with and ability to remain in communication with the Paramedicine Program Director and program staff and faculty on a regular basis via college sponsored email system.
8.Ability to review, understand and apply concepts presented in training programs, conferences, and/or professional literature.
9.Ability to work with the Program Director, faculty, Natural and Industrial Resources Department Chair and other COCC staff at all levels.
10.Willingness to travel and/or teach at various hours and locations, as required.
11.Ability to work cooperatively with and contribute to a diverse workplace through ideas or experience.
Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:
Work is performed in classroom and office environments with the ability to sit or stand at workstation for extended periods. The employee is regularly required to use computers, white boards, projectors, and other basic office equipment. The employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms and requires near visual acuity to write, read written materials and computer screens, and sufficient hearing and speech ability for ordinary conversations. Computer screen is used frequently. Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs. Travel throughout the College district as needed . A flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends, may be necessary due to the nature of the position responsibilities. The employee is required to meet physical and ergonomic requirements of the program area as this may vary from positions. All individuals are required to be able to perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Persons in this position may be exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials. All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements with or without reasonable accommodation.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement
It is the policy of the Central Oregon Community College Board of Directors that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status or any other protected classes under Federal and State statutes in any educational programs, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Equal Employment Officer, c/o COCC’s Human Resources office, 541.383.7216.
In support of COCC’s EEO statement, employees with bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is a plus, along with experience working in a diverse multicultural setting.
1. AAS -Paramedicine degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher learning that includes course work equivalent to the uniform associate of applied science degree in Paramedicine as approved by the Oregon State Board of Education and offered by Oregon’s community colleges.
2.Three years of Paramedic pre-hospital emergency and non-emergency care experience.
3.Have completed NFPA Fire Instructor I or Fire Service Instructor I and II or a Division approved equivalent.
4.Must possess current Oregon Paramedic License.
5.Must have current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider Instructor (professional CPR ) or equivalent.
The College recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal higher education and paid employment. Applicants who do not meet minimum qualifications but present other qualifications or experience equivalent to those required will be considered and are encouraged to apply. To qualify under equivalency, applicants must indicate how they qualify under equivalency by responding to the supplemental question presented during the application process.
Community college teaching experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Part-time instructor pools are posted for the academic year to obtain applications from those interested in teaching part-time as a non-benefited instructor, on a term-by-term basis. Positions may not necessarily be available at the time you apply. Your online application will remain active for consideration throughout the length of the posting unless you are notified otherwise.
Note that you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact HR at 541-383-7216.
If you have letters of recommendation that are being sent directly to HR, please upload a Word document or PDF stating these documents are being sent to HR. This will act as a placeholder for your required documents and allow you to continue your application process and submit.
Is a Criminal History Check required? Yes Is a Credit History Check Required? No Open Until Filled Yes Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- The College recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained
outside of formal higher education and paid employment. Applicants
who do not meet minimum qualifications, but present other
qualifications or experience equivalent to those required will be
considered and are encouraged to apply. There may be other
requirements where an equivalency is acceptable. Please be aware
that applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements and do not
provide an equivalency statement will not be selected for an
interview. Your statement should make clear the requirement you are
addressing. Example: The position requires a Master’s degree. You
have a Bachelor’s degree and work experience when combined you feel
is equivalent to the degree requirement. Please make clear why you
feel it is equivalent.
(Open Ended Question)
- * How many years of COLLEGE LEVEL teaching experience do you
- Less than 1 year
- 1-2 years
- 2-3 years
- 3 years
- More than 3 years
- * Are you a U.S. military veteran? (COCC provides qualifying
veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. To
receive veterans preference in this recruitment process, you must
upload your DD214 or DD215 form as supporting documentation. You
will have the opportunity to upload the document in the next step
of this application process.)
- Yes, I am a veteran
- No, I am not a veteran
- * Please describe how you meet the minimum requirement of
having an AAS-Paramedicine degree or higher from an accredited
institution of higher learning that includes course work equivalent
to the uniform associate of applied science degree in Paramedicine
as approved by the Oregon State Board of Education and offered by
Oregon’s community colleges.
(Open Ended Question)
- What is your highest level of completed education?
- High School/GED
- Associates Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Other post graduate degree
- * Background checks are required for all employees of COCC.
Should an offer of employment be made to you and accepted by you,
you will receive an email from COCC / HireRight Screening
requesting your consent and basic information to complete the
check. The offer of employment will be conditional upon
satisfactory completion of the criminal background check. Confirmed
findings on a criminal background check will not automatically
disqualify you from being hired into a position. Results are
evaluated on a case-by-case basis, considering the job
responsibilities and other risk factors. Additional information
regarding COCC’s criminal history check policy can be found online
in the General Procedures Manual, Section HR-2-1. Please indicate
here if you will provide consent to the criminal history check when
requested by the College:
- Yes, I will provide my consent when requested
- No, I will not provide my consent when requested
- * Please indicate how you satisfy this requirement: Three years
of Paramedic pre-hospital emergency and non-emergency care
(Open Ended Question)
- * Please indicate how your have completed the requirement for
NFPA Fire Instructor I or or Fire Service Instructor I and II or a
Division approved equivalent.
(Open Ended Question)
- * Do you have a current Oregon Paramedic License? If so, you
must upload a copy of the Paramedic License as a supporting
document for this recruitment. You will have the opportunity to
upload the document in the next step of this application process
- * Do you hold an American Heart Association Basic Life Support
(BLS) for the Healthcare Provider (Professional CPR) instructor or
- No, however I am able to obtain within 30-days of hire
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- License or Certification
- Certification Document
- Letter of Recommendation 2
- Letter of Recommendation 3
- College Transcript 1 (unofficial)
- College Transcript 2 (unofficial)
- College Transcript 3 (unofficial)
- College Transcript 4 (unofficial)
- US Military DD 214
- Other Document 1
- Other Document 2
- Other Document 3
- Other Document 4
- Other Document 5
- Teaching Philosophy/Evidence of Teaching Potential
- Placement File, if applicable