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Fire Technology/EMT Instructor Part-time Temporary Pool

College of Marin
California, United States
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Oct 18, 2021

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Fire Technology/EMT Instructor Part-time Temporary Pool

Salary: See Position Description
Closing Date:
Job Type: Part time Temporary Pool
Location: Kentfield & Indian Valley (Novato) Campuses, CA


NEXT SCREENING DATE: September 6, 2021
COVID Announcement:
Due to COVID-19 applicants should be prepared that, if selected to interview for a position at the College, interviews will be held remotely.

Note: All application materials must be received by the Next Screening Date listed above in order to be considered. Applications received after this date will remain on file until the next screening OR for up to one year from the date of application, whichever occurs first. If your application becomes inactive after one year, you may re-apply to the pool at that time. Screenings and interviews can be conducted at any point in time as the hiring department necessitates. Once a screening has occurred, applicants will be notified of their status.

College of Marin's Fire Technology program offers the following skills certificate programs and courses:
  • Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) - FIRE 215 Advanced First Aid/First Responder
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - FIRE 112 Emergency Medical Technician I, and the refresher courses Fire 120A/B
The Emergency Medical Technician Training Course certificate meets the requirements of the California Health and Safety Code for basic EMT-1 training, approved by Marin County Emergency Medical Service Agency. The official EMT-1 Certificate is issued by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. The students have two years from the time of the class completion to apply and test for the National Registry.

College of Marin strives to embrace diversity in all forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened and productive environment and demonstrates sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population.

COM serves a county population of approximately 250,000 residents. Based on fall 2019 credit enrollment data, the diversity of students at the college includes greater representation than the county with regards to enrollment by Hispanic/Latino (30% of enrollment), Asian (8%), Black/African American (3%), and Multi-racial (7%) students.

College of Marin is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of, or perception of, race, ethnic group identification, ancestry, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, physical disability, mental disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, genetic condition, status as a veteran, and is subject to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, Civil Rights Act of 1991, Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. In accordance with Executive Order 11246 (as amended), COM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Although, during the COVID-19 pandemic, College of Marin is providing instruction almost exclusively remotely, once normal operations resume all faculty members must be available to provide instruction in the classroom. College does not offer online-only teaching assignments.

FOREIGN DEGREE HOLDERS: Please see the Required Application Documents section below for important information regarding the evaluation of your foreign degrees.

Essential Functions
Instructors appointed to the part-time temporary pool may be used to cover part-time, temporary and/or substitute openings in the program. Assignments can vary in duration and are not guaranteed. Assignments for Fire Technology/EMT pool instructors include:

  • Providing effective classroom or laboratory instruction using methods and materials appropriate to the subject matter
  • Preparing and grading all class assignments and examinations
  • Advising, assisting and evaluating students, evaluating learning outcomes and maintaining regular office hours
  • Participating in program activities including curriculum and program planning, development, evaluation, and decision making as well as the development of new teaching-learning methods and materials
  • Contributing to development of program policies and procedures
  • Participation in departmental and college professional activities and/or committees is welcomed, but not required
  • Maintaining accurate and timely student records as required
  • Maintaining currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of responsibility
  • Maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics
  • Communicating with excellent written and oral skills in English

Requirements & Desirables

Applicants must meet one of the following sets of requirements (A or B). Assignments within the Fire Technology/EMT Program will be determined based on the instructor's qualifications as they fulfill these requirements. Instructors who meet the "A List" requirements would be eligible for assignments to teach EMT and Advanced First Aid/First Responder courses; instructors who meet the "B List" requirements would be eligible for assignments to teach EMT, Advanced First Aid/First Responder, and applicable Fire Technology courses (based on the instructor's SFT certification).

"A" LIST REQUIREMENTS - Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) & Advanced First Aid/First Responder Courses
  1. Any Bachelor's degree and two years of professional experience in the field OR any Associate's degree and six years of professional experience in the field OR the equivalent* ; and
  2. Current, valid licensure in California as a Physician, Registered Nurse, Physician Assistant, or Paramedic or current, valid certification in California as an Advanced EMT or EMT; and
  3. At least 40 hours of documented instruction in teaching methodology; and
  4. At least two (2) years of academic or clinical experience in the practice of emergency medicine or pre-hospital care in the last five (5) years; and
  5. Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the campus community.


"B" LIST REQUIREMENTS - EMT, Advanced First Aid/First Responder & Fire Technology Courses
  1. Any Bachelor's degree and two years of professional experience in the field OR any Associate's degree and six years of professional experience in the field OR the equivalent*; and
  2. Current, valid certification as a California State Fire Training (SFT) Instructor in the subject that will be taught; and
  3. Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the campus community.
*If you feel that you qualify under equivalency, please provide the basis for this claim in your application where indicated (in the Agency Questions section) and submit supporting evidence where applicable (as an attachment). (Copies of applicable transcripts must accompany your application and all foreign credentials must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation in order for equivalency to be determined.)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (Desirable Attributes & Skills)
  • Experience teaching Wildland Fire Fighting (Fire 255) is desirable.
  • Ability and enthusiasm to teach dual enrollment students. Dual enrollment courses are college courses taken by high school students and may be located at a high school campus throughout the District.
  • Competencies related to curriculum & course development; teaching & learning. theory; information resources & evaluating student outcomes; and, assisting student to develop critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing with a diverse campus community.
  • Currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of responsibility and subject matter.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally with colleagues and members of the campus community.
  • Commitment to the teaching profession, its goals and ideals, and enthusiasm for the mission of the College of Marin.
  • Understanding of contemporary equity and diversity concepts and issues in a community college setting.
  • Familiarity with, willingness and ability to use multiple teaching methods including computer-based learning.
  • Ability and enthusiasm to use teaching methods that engage students and encourage them to be motivated self-learners.
  • Knowledge, training and experience with online pedagogy and technology.
  • Evidence of excellent written and oral skills in English.

Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:
  1. In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  2. Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance.
  3. To ensure compliance with the substance abuse and background screening policies of the District's allied health care facilities and hospitals, post-offer, pre-employment drug screening and background checks may be conducted. Thereafter, health sciences faculty members shall be subject to drug testing and background screening in accordance with clinical affiliate agreements, which may vary by site.
  4. COVID-19 Vaccination Status: All employees new to the District who access campuses or other District facilities, and/or participate in off-site work in-person for the District, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, prior to employment unless approved as exempt due to verified medical or religious reasons (as defined in federal or state laws and regulations).
  5. California Education Code, Section 87408.6 requires persons employed by a community college in an academic or classified position to submit to a TB risk assessment developed by CDPH and CTCA and, if risk factors are present, an examination to determine that he or she is free of infectious TB; initially upon hire and every four years thereafter.
  6. Certificated candidates who have not previously been employed in an academic position in California will be required to provide a medical certificate from a licensed physician showing that the candidate is free from any communicable disease unfitting the candidate to instruct or associate with students. The medical exam shall have been conducted not more than six months before submission of the certificate and shall be at the expense of the candidate. (Ed. Code Section 87408)
  7. DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS: All Marin Community College District (MCCD) employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the MCCD requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. For more information, please see the MCCD Emergency Operations Plan.
  8. Candidates applying for positions with the Marin Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.

The following documents must be attached to your application in order to render it complete. Use the Attachment Type indicated in parentheses when making your attachments.
  1. Cover Letter (cover letter)
  2. Resume (resume)
  3. Complete copy of transcript conferring Bachelor's and/or Associate's degree (transcript). If you hold both degrees, please attach both transcripts, and if you hold additional degrees, please attach the transcripts for those as well.
  4. Copy of current State Fire Training (SFT) Instructor certification (if applicable; license)
  5. Copy of current Physician, Registered Nurse, Physical Assistant and/or Paramedic licensure (attach all that apply; license)
  6. Copy of current EMR or EMT certification and/or all applicable licenses (license)
  7. STATEMENT - Please provide a response to the following prompt (one page maximum; other):
College of Marin's commitment to educational excellence is rooted in providing equitable opportunities and fostering success for all members of our diverse community. Please describe how you would contribute to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for students from historically underrepresented and marginalized groups.

Foreign degree credentials must be evaluated by a third party to determine the equivalent U.S. degree and major. Please review the following points carefully to determine whether you must submit a Foreign Credential Evaluation (FCE) with your application. Evaluations should provide the name of the institution attended, a description of your credentials, the major of study, and the U.S. equivalent for each credential. For a list of evaluating agencies, visit the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  • If you satisfy the minimum educational requirement with a degree that was granted in the U.S., but your previous degree(s) was obtained from a foreign institution, you do not need to attach a Foreign Credential Evaluation (FCE) for your previous degree(s). You must, however, attach a copy of a (translated) transcript for the previous degree. For additional clarification of acceptable transcripts, please contact Human Resources.
  • If your degree that satisfies the minimum educational requirement was obtained from a foreign institution, you must submit an FCE for that degree and any other foreign degrees leading up to it.
  • If you are asserting equivalence (see Minimum Qualifications for Faculty/Administrators on the Human Resources web site) because your degree does not specifically match the minimum educational requirements as listed and any of your degrees was obtained outside the U.S., you must attach an FCE for your foreign degree(s).

Supplemental & Salary Information

UPM - Part-time Faculty:

Employees in this position classification are considered Temporary Credit Unit Members and are represented by the United Professors of Marin (UPM/AFT 1610). Part-time faculty members are required to comply fully with the United Professors of Marin Collective Bargaining Agreement, including payment of union dues or charitable contributions. General information regarding rights and responsibilities under the Agreement can be found in the Collective Bargaining Agreements section of our Human Resources site. Part-time UPM employees are also members of the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS).

FLSA Status:

Please refer to the Faculty (UPM/AFT) Salary Schedule on our Human Resources site for detailed information.

Salaries for Part-time Temporary Pool members are based on the number of units taught and are paid at 95% of the Full-time Faculty Salary Schedule. New part-time instructors will be placed between Step 1, Column 1, and Step 9, Column 5 of the salary schedule, depending on background and experience.

Temporary part-time credit instructor payment formula:
Annual salary x # of units, divided by 30 units, x 95% = semester payment; divided by five (5) = monthly salary.

Applications must include the documents listed in the Required Documents section to be rendered complete; incomplete applications will not be accepted. Screening will begin after the Next Screening Date, and applicants will be notified of their status thereafter. Applicants selected to interview will be contacted to schedule an interview appointment with the screening committee. Regrettably, College of Marin is not able to offer reimbursement for travel or relocation at this time.

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