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Lab Coordinator - Emergency Medical Technician

City Colleges of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 6, 2023

Job Details



Malcolm X College is seeking a full-time Lab Coordinator for Emergency Medical Technicians. This position will be responsible for enhancing student knowledge and skills in any particular Health Science program. Ensures proper inventory of laboratory supplies and maintenance of equipment and assists faculty in fulfilling academic and program needs.

It is the mission of the Malcolm X College EMS Department to educate and inspire our students and prepare students of the community to serve their community as health care professionals in Emergency Medical Services.

  • Coordinates lab environment and activities to supplement subject lessons and techniques, and provides direction in the facilitation and enhancement of students’ laboratory experiences. Ensures that students adhere to safety policies.
  • Demonstrates a variety of Health Science techniques, patient care skills, laboratory procedures, and provides evaluation of students’ performance.
  • Organizes and checks laboratory equipment and supply items to ensure proper maintenance, function, and inventory levels. Reports equipment failure to supervisor and prepares requisition slips as needed.
  • Secures, sets-up, and maintains various instructional resources for classroom and laboratory use.
  • Advises current and prospective students about the Health Science program. Provides additional laboratory scheduling and assists students during open lab hours for review or practice of laboratory related aspects.
  • Maintains student records and informs instructor of students’ exam and laboratory grades for evaluative and remedial purposes.
  • Participates in all program and departmental meetings.
  • Assists with group tours, recruitment efforts, and prospective student interviews as necessary.
  • Provides input for annual funding requests from state and/or federal agencies.
  • Responsible for purchasing.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Must be licensed at the EMT level by Illinois Department of Public Health or be licensed at a higher level of practice with EMS experience.
  • Certification in related Health Science field highly preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years related experience in related Health Science field.
  • Completion of continuing education units, for license renewal, as needed.
Malcolm X College is a Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner! The award is given by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), a membership organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching and leadership at community and technical colleges, and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a leading academic publication.  

MXC was recognized for its best-in-class student and staff recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working environments, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunities.

WE OFFER: Excellent health benefits at a low cost; Investment plans 403(b) & 457(b); SURS Retirement Plan; Generous vacation, holidays, personal and sick days; Tuition Reimbursement and Public Service Loan Forgiveness. For a more detailed overview of benefits please visit our benefits page.

This position is represented by the Local 1600 Professional union.

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire. 

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. 

Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!


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