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Coordinator, Fire Academy

Employer
Guilford Technical Community College
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Aug 10, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) is currently the fourth largest of NC. Community College System's 58 institutions. On our six campuses and through our online offerings, we annually serve approximately 27,500 students, 60% of whom are students of color. We strive to offer programs that provide equitable educational outcomes for all students representing all backgrounds, including, but not limited to, ability, age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. At GTCC, we are committed to cultivating a workplace culture of inclusion that welcomes, develops, supports, and empowers employees. We are looking for an exceptional leader, who shares our institutional mission, vision, and values, to join the team as our new Coordinator, Fire Academy.

The Coordinator will provide the vision and leadership required to support and enhance the mission of the Fire Academy program. The primary administrative responsibilities include program development/management, continuous review, planning, budget administration, general effectiveness of the program, accreditation, and providing supervision and mentoring to part-time faculty. Instructional responsibilities require a broad-based knowledge of the Fire Service field of study at the local, state and national levels. The Coordinator of the Fire Academy at Guilford Technical Community College will be responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum 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 Coordinator reports directly to the Program Director of Fire Protection Occupational Extension (OE), with oversight from the Dean of Human Services, Public Safety, Health and Physical Education.

Education Required:
  • Associate's degree in Fire Protection Technology, Fire Science, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited college/university
  • North Carolina Office of State Fire Marshall (OSFM) certified Fire Fighter II,
  • North Carolina Office of State Fire Marshall (OSFM) certified and qualified in Fire Fighter Instructor II
  • A valid North Carolina Driver's License and a Class B Driver's license or the ability to attain one upon hire.

Education Preferred:
  • Bachelor's degree in Fire Protection Technology, Fire Science, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited college/university.
  • Specialty Certifications as a North Carolina: Airport Firefighter, Driver/Operator, Emergency Vehicle Driver, Emergency Vehicle Trailer Towing, Fire Officer II, Hazardous Materials (Haz-Mat) Responder or Technician, Technical Rescue (Vehicle Machinery Rescue (VMR), Agricultural Rescue, Surface Water Rescue, Confined Space and Ropes) or Wildland Fire Suppression.

Experience Required:
  • 5 years of relevant field experience in the fire service/ fire protection.
  • 3 years of fire service/ fire protection training/teaching experience based on regulatory training standards.
  • Administrative and/or supervisory experience to include employee evaluation.

Experience Preferred:
  • Greater than 5 years of relevant field experience in fire service/ fire protection.
  • Greater than 3 years of fire service/ fire protection training/teaching experience based on regulatory training standards.
  • Teaching/training experience at a post-secondary institution.
  • Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems.

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