Adjunct Faculty, Emergency Medical Services

Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty, Emergency Medical Services

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Instructor, Emergency Medical Services
STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT: Health and Public Service
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
UNION: Adjunct Faculty
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Refer to current adjunct faculty contract

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its faculty.

An adjunct community college instructor is an instructor hired for one semester to teach one or more courses for which he/she is qualified to teach. The adjunct instructor reports to the appropriate Instructional Coordinator and/or Department Chair; provides quality instruction for the assigned courses. The instructor works with full-time faculty in assessing students and following all course guidelines. Willingness to teach at other campus sites is required. Adjunct instructors may submit preferences for locations and loads. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.

1. Teach introductory and advanced classes in Emergency Medical Services (EMS).
2. Participate in annual student and chair/coordinator evaluations.
3. Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes.
4. Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff and chair.
5. Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials.
6. Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college at all times.
7. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.

1. Associate’s degree in EMS, Fire Science Administration, Public Administration, Education, Nursing, or related field.
2. Five (5) years of experience in the fire/EMS field.
3. Current EMT-P (Paramedic) license OR current IDPH PHRN (Pre-Hospital Registered Nurse) license

4. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.

5. Demonstrated commitment to the college’s core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation and quality.

1. Bachelor’s degree in EMS, Fire Science Administration, Public Administration, Education, Nursing, or related field.
2. Prior community college or EMS teaching experience.
3. IDPH EMS Lead Instructor.

4. English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency. 5. Demonstrated multicultural competence.

1. Standard classroom equipment and software.
2. Standard emergency/ambulance equipment and software.
3. Ability to lift, move, clean and store equipment used in EMS practicals
4. Willingness to act as a patient stand-in for hands-on EMS practicals

Working Conditions

1. Classroom teaching environment

Full Time/Part Time:

Part time

Union (If Applicable):

Scheduled Hours:

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