Instructor, Emergency Medical Services
Initial Review Date: 02/22/2022
*Any complete applications received after the review date will
only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently
accepting applications for the faculty position of Instructor,
Emergency Medical Services, Foothill College.
Foothill - De Anza Community College District Mission
The mission of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is
student success. We are driven by an equity agenda and guided by
core values of excellence, inclusion, and sustainability. Every
member of our district contributes to a dynamic learning
environment that fosters student engagement, equal opportunity, and
innovation in meeting the various educational and career goals of
our diverse students. We are committed to providing an accessible,
quality undergraduate education dedicated to developing a broadly
educated and socially responsible community that supports an
equitable and just future for California.
Foothill College Mission Statement:
Believing a well-educated population is essential to sustaining and
enhancing a democratic society, Foothill College offers programs
and services that empower students to achieve their goals as
members of the workforce, as future students, and as global
citizens. We work to obtain equity in achievement of student
outcomes for all California student populations, and are guided by
our core values of honesty, integrity, trust, openness,
transparency, forgiveness, and sustainability. Foothill College
offers associate degrees and certificates in multiple disciplines,
and a baccalaureate degree in dental hygiene.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:
Under the direction of the Dean, Biological and Health Sciences and
the Emergency Medical Services Program Director, the full-time
tenure track instructor will assist in the coordination of student
recruitment, selection and mentoring of students to the EMS
program, and instruction of lecture and laboratory classes in the
three aspects of EMS programs viz., Emergency Medical Responder,
Emergency Medical Technician, and Paramedics.
Duties and responsibilities include: Participate in the planning,
implementation, coordination, and evaluation of EMS educational
program offerings. Teach lecture and laboratory classes EMR, EMT,
Paramedic, Continuing Education, ACLS, PALS, BLS and PHTLS. Prepare
and delivers instruction either on campus or off-site, as needed;
supervise the activities of course participants during
instructional time. Evaluate learner performance, provides
feedback, and develop learner remediation plans. Fulfill EMS
educational program administrative requirements, to include
calculation and submission of grades, maintenance of program,
course, and student/participant records, and preparation and
submission of data and reports. Assist in the program accreditation
process. Participate in continuing professional development
programs as appropriate. Adhere to established College and
departmental policies and procedures and relevant quality and
safety standards. Work closely with clinical instructors involved
in the clinical assignments of students. Evening classes may be
part of teaching load. Standard duties expected of all faculty
include development and evaluation of curricula, maintaining
scheduled office hours, attending department and division meetings,
pursuing professional growth activities, service on district and/or
college committees, and performing other duties consistent with the
role of an instructor
Standard duties expected of all faculty include development and
evaluation of curricula, maintaining scheduled office hours,
attending department and division meetings, pursuing professional
growth activities, service on district and/or college committees,
and performing other duties consistent with the role of an
instructor. Instructors also have the opportunity to participate in
campus extra-curricular activities.
1. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse
academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural
backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community
college students, faculty and staff.
2. Each training program shall have a principal instructor(s), who
is responsible for areas including, but not limited to, curriculum
development, course coordination, and instruction and shall meet
the following criteria:
a. Be a physician, registered nurse, physician assistant, or
paramedic, currently certified or licensed in the State of
b. Be knowledgeable in the course content of the January 2009
United States Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) National
Emergency Medical Services Education Standards DOT HS 811 077 E,
herein incorporated by reference; and
c. Have six (6) years of experience in an allied health field and
an associate degree or two (2) years of experience in an allied
health field and a baccalaureate degree.
3. Be qualified by education and experience with at least forty
(40) hours of documented teaching methodology instruction in areas
related to methods, materials, and evaluation of instruction.
Prior teaching experience in Paramedic, EMT, EMR didactic and
Five years of full time experience providing patient care as a
911-first responder (as a paramedic).
Applies varied teaching strategies to successfully engage,
inspire and retain students with diverse backgrounds and learning
styles, using principles of instructional design and curriculum
Commitment to professional growth and development and to
continued innovation and improvement of teaching.
Participation in professional EMS organizations.
Demonstrates proficiency in use of computers and technology in
the delivery of in-person and online instruction. Canvas
certification is preferred.
Involvement in collaborating harmoniously with faculty to
successfully achieve program goals and objectives.
American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, PALS & NAEMT PHTLS
In addition, the successful candidate will
Strong communication and teaching skills. (A teaching
demonstration will be required as part of the interviewing
Address stressful events, created by hostile students or
patients by (a) maintaining emotional control, (b) listening
without judgement or retaliation, (c) reasoning objectively and
consistently, (d) keeping at the forefront the best interests of
the student or patient, and (e) maintaining professionalism and the
Indoor, office environment.
(Applicants should perform these physical abilities with or
without reasonable accommodations)
Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
Vision sufficient to read various materials.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to perform the tasks required of
Regularly stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of
Bending at waist, kneeling, or crouching.
Reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally.
Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.
A District on-line application to be completed at http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/
*In the application, you will provide information, which
demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for
the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and
cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of
community college students, faculty and staff.
Additionally, you will be asked to explain how your
life experiences, studies or work have influenced your commitment
to diversity, equity and inclusion.
A cover letter detailing your background and experience,
skills, and abilities as they relate to the minimum and preferred
qualifications of this position.
A current resume of all work experience, formal education and
If you wish to request equivalency for this position
believe you do not otherwise meet minimum qualifications via
educational degree attainment as specified), you may submit the
Request for Equivalency form. This form will need to be submitted
with your application packet. You may either scan a hard copy of
this form with your application packet or submit it as a Word
document with your application packet. http://hr.fhda.edu/_downloads/Equivalency.pdf
If any required application materials are omitted, the committee
will not review your application packet. Application materials not
required (including reference letters) for this position will not
be accepted. For full-consideration, all application packets must
be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.
Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application
and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your
submission. We do not guarantee a response to application questions
within 48 hours of the closing date. You may also visit our
“Applicant Information” webpage to assist with technical
difficulties at: http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/a-applicant-instructions.html
$72,588.00 - $119,214.00 annually plus
benefits; actual placement is based on applicant's verified
education and experience.
For the complete Faculty Salary Schedule, go to:
Excellent benefits package which includes medical coverage for
employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee
assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and
basic life insurance. Other voluntary benefits are also available
such as legal assistance, pet insurance, and long-term care.
Faculty are also eligible for paid professional development leaves
and stipends for educational and professional development.
For information on our benefits package that includes medical for
employees and dependents, visit our web site: http://hr.fhda.edu/benefits/index.html
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Full-time, Tenure-track, 12-months per
Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to
complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no
later than the closing date of the announcement.
The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of
authorization to work in the U.S.
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District does not reimburse
applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by
applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred
will be the responsibility of the applicant.
For more information about our application process contact:
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022
This position will become Open Until Filled after the initial
Closing Date. Any complete applications received while the position
is Open Until Filled will be reviewed by the hiring committee only
upon committee request.
To apply, visit https://fhda.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/636?c=fhda