Instructor of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Education 12 Month (Tenure Track)

Tennessee, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 06, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Title: Instructor of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Education 12 Month (Tenure Track)

Location: Cookeville Center

Position Summary: This position is responsible for delivering quality instruction using integrative technologies. Faculty are expected to provide academic advising to students and participate in college, department and community activities related to the College's mission.

The EMS Education instructor works under the supervision of the Director of EMS Education. The instructor participates in the assessment, planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of program curriculum. The instructor conducts classroom, skills lab, and online instruction for EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic courses. The instructor coordinates student advising and associated clinical site management for the Emergency Medical Services Education Program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach 40-44
hours per year via on ground, online, hybrid or web-enhanced modalities as

Teach evening, weekend, off-campus, and distance-based courses as required.

Develop curriculum, evaluate and review of credit and non-credit courses.

Evaluate and monitor progress to achieve goals and objectives (and those by any
licensing, registering or certifying agency as applicable); assist with
affiliation and accreditation efforts.

Recruit and advise students and support persistence/progression through

Maintain office hours and availability to students.

Complete required College trainings.

Complete all required reports such as attendance, Early Alerts, progress
reports, grade submissions and administer and return surveys by the required

Attend college, department, and faculty meetings.

Serve on college and department committees.

Attend professional development activities.

Participate in community service.

Comply with all of the College's and TBR's policies and guidelines.

The instructor assists in compliance with Tennessee Board of Regents
guidelines, licensure requirements, and other state and federal regulations
while maintaining program accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation
of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of Committee
on the Accreditation of Educational Programs for EMS Professions (CoAEMSP). The
instructor supervises and directs required reporting to Tennessee Department of
Health/Office of EMS.

Collaborates with other outside agencies to identify new courses and programs.

Coordinates with Clinical Coordinators on clinical sites including scheduling
of students, facilitating orientation to sites, functioning as emergency
contact, provides line of communications with clinical sites; travel for
training and conferences is required.

Oversees use of facilities and equipment for day, evening, and weekend classes.
Maintains inventory of training equipment and assure it is available at each

Assist in selection and orientation of instructors and field internship

Acts as liaison between students, sponsoring agencies, local medical community
and state level certifying/licensing agency; conduct advisory committee

Recruit and advise students concerning the Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Education Program; addresses student concerns regarding
instruction and evaluation.

Provide formal lecture and serve as an instructor for classroom and skills

Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: Associate's Degree from a regionally accredited institution with minimum of five years full time experience in emergency medical services (EMS) as a paramedic and a minimum of two years educational or instructional experience in EMS training or programs.

Must meet requirements established by the Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation from Committee on the Accreditation of Educational Programs for EMS Professions (CoAEMSP), and the Tennessee Department of Health/Office of EMS.

Must be licensed or eligible for Paramedic licensure in Tennessee; Paramedic licensure must be free from revocation, denial, or suspension.

Minimum of five years work experience in a clinical practice in a setting which includes active participation in an EMT relationship.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Supervisory or management experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Work Characteristics: Knowledge and/or experience using a variety of instructional delivery modes.

Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population.

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

Proven educational or administrative experience in critical thinking, problem solving and judgment skills.

Pay Rate: 51,500.00 - 64,380.00 annual salary depending on experience

Open until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Applicants may be subject to a background check.

The anticipated start date for this position is January 2021.

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