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Assistant Professor – Fire Technology/Coordinator

College of the Mainland
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 11, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields
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Full Time
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Position Title Assistant Professor – Fire Technology/Coordinator FLSA Exempt Contract Length 12 months Class Summary
Responsible for providing instruction within the appropriate department/program. Develop and revise curriculum and course work. Provide scheduled office hours for student consultation. Serves on College committees as needed and assigned. Participate in student orientated instructional and advisement activities as needed and assigned. Position Type Faculty Employment Status Full Time Position Funding Regular Minimum Education/Training/Experience
Texas Commission on Fire Protection ( TCFP ) Fire Instructor III
TCFP Fire Officer II
International Fire Service Accreditation Congress ( IFSAC ) Fire Instructor III
IFSAC Fire Officer II

At least three years non-teaching related work experience in the Fire Service at the rank of Captain or higher required.

A.A.S. in Fire technology or related field Preferred Education/Training/Experience
-Five years as an Instructor in the Fire Protection career field and/or 3 years working in Fire Protection Training (Fire Department Training Division or a Fire Service Academy).

-Bachelors or higher in Fire technology or related field.

TCFP or IFSAC Fire Officer III

TCFP or IFSAC Fire Officer IV

An associate degree in a related field and at least 3 years of administrative experience or office support experience. Minimum Knowledge & Skills
- Experience with teaching or training delivery

- Fire Service related knowledge and experience

- Knowledge of material being taught in the various courses of instruction offered

- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to the interactions with students, coworkers, supervisors, the general public, etc. to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive workplace direction

- Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, as well as intermediate computer skills

- Must be familiar with interactive teaching methods and instruction via the Internet.

-Principles, best practices, and trends in fire training and management.

-Supervisory principles, practices, and methods.

-Certification standards.

- TCFP and SFFMA accreditation standards and practices

Preferred Knowledge & Skills
- Trends in fire science, fire training and fire academies

-Experience leading/growing and maintaining fire academy.

-Experience with building or leading dual credit fire academy.

Job Duties
- Instruct and supervise a diverse population of students in the classroom at various times and locations

- Possess a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence

- Demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and oral

- Prepare and utilize a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution

- Maintain current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources

- Assess students’ performance through a range of measurement activities and keeps them informed of their progress in a timely manner

- Utilize technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others

- Assesses Instructors and develop faculty

- Assist in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.

- Build positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the Fire Service community.

- Submit timely class reports and grades to Texas Commission of Fire Protection SFFMA and other bodies

- Exhibit a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities.

- Adhere to the College of the Mainland’s policies and procedures.

- Attend departmental meetings as required for the position.

- Overall responsibility for the operation and management of fire instruction including scheduling, staffing and admissions, graduation ceremonies, and compliance with and reporting of certification requirements

- Ensures the effectiveness of all course offerings, activities and services and their responsiveness to the needs of culturally diverse communities

- Recommends and implements policies and regulations for the program, ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations, maintains related records and submits related reports

-Supervises and coordinates College of the Mainland’s Fire Technology program presentations when requested by high schools and other regional education partners

-Performs as Leader of the Basic Fire Academy and supervises/hires/schedules all academy faculty and staff

-Coordinates, schedules and conducts In-Service Agreement site visitations as assigned

-Performs other duties and special projects as assigned by Dean of Workforce or Chair of Public Service Careers Department

-Keeps records of equipment

-Schedules equipment maintenance

-Schedules fleet maintenance

-Create/schedule and teach Continuing Education courses that meet community and industry needs Licensing/Certification Requirements
- TCFP Advanced or Master Firefighter or IFSAC equivalent
- TCFP or IFSAC equivalent Incident Safety Officer certification

Physical Requirements
Position in this class typically require: stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F163P Candidates that are eligible apply Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicant
Please NOTE : All applications must contain complete job histories, which include job title, dates of employment (month/year), name of employer, supervisors name and phone numbers and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be considered incomplete. Applications with “See attached” or “See resume” will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state “unknown” for any incomplete fields. A scanned copy of unofficial transcript(s) must be attached to the online application.

Minimum Salary Range Associates: $47,930 Bachelors: $52,730 Masters: $57,100 Doctorate: $68,090 Mid Point Salary Range . Maximum Salary Range Associates: $62,311 Bachelors: $68,543 Masters: $74,236 Doctorate: $88,512 Posting Open Date 03/11/2022 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting EEO Statement

College of the Mainland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability or veteran status.

College of the Mainland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations within Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and 1992.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you hold the following Certifications? Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) Fire Instructor III TCFP Fire Officer II or higher and/or International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Fire Instructor III IFSAC Fire Officer II or higher
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do You have at least three years non-teaching related work experience in the Fire Service at the rank of Captain or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have an A.A.S. or higher in Fire Technology or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Are you a TCFP Advanced or Master Firefighter or IFSAC equivalent
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Do you hold a TCFP or IFSAC equivalent Incident Safety Officer certification
    • Yes
    • No
  6. What is your Philosophy for serving students?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts (1 of 3)
  3. Licensure/Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Additional Transcripts (2 of 3)
  5. Additional Transcripts (3 of 3)

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