Job Details
Paramedic Instructor / EMS Coordinator
Faculty
03/13/2019
04/26/2019

PARAMEDIC INSTRUCTOR / EMS COORDINATOR

FIRST REVIEW EXTENDED APRIL 26, 2019 - OPEN UNTIL FILLED

STARTING SALARY UP TO $79,440

ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION AVAILABLE WITH EXTENDED HOURS

195-DAY CONTRACT / FULL-TIME TENURE TRACK

 

This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position with a 195-day contract.  The base assignment will be 50% teaching and 50% coordination duties. The teaching assignment will include a mixture of day, evening, and weekend classes as well as classes over winter and summer at the Weed or Yreka Campus, or other off-campus sites. This job requires some travel.

The College is seeking applications from an individual who has the skills and experience necessary to provide exemplary service to students. It is a continuing goal of College of the Siskiyous to hire and retain people who reflect the rich diversity of the District and its student body.

  • Duties related to Paramedic Instructor: Teach a variety of Paramedic courses, such as but not limited to; Paramedic- Theory, Clinical and Field Internship. Additional classes within paramedic class include; ACLS, PALS, BLS, PEPP, ITLS, AMLS.
  • Duties related to EMS coordinator:  Oversight and organization of the Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Medical Responder, Public Safety First Aid, and CPR courses- occasional teaching in these areas may be required; develop the course schedule and identify instructors or other support staff; provide continuous quality review and improvement of the program; involve the program Medical Director in course operation and student and program evaluations; coordinate with Local Emergency Medical Services Agencies; plan and hold instructor meetings; meet all other CoAEMSP/CAAHEP accreditation requirements.
  • Assignment will include evening, off-campus and/or distance education, including online, hybrid, and video conferencing courses.
  • Classroom duties: Provide instruction that may include lecture and laboratory classes in the discipline in accordance with established College of the Siskiyous approved curriculum and course outlines; inform students about course requirements, evaluation procedures, attendance and participation requirements in a course syllabus; effectively teach and communicate with students of diverse backgrounds.
  • Interaction with students outside of class: Advise students on academic and career matters; assist in outreach, recruiting and articulation with high schools, four-year colleges and universities; post and maintain adequate and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy.
  • Out-of-class duties: Maintain necessary attendance, scholastic and student records, and submit them according to published guidelines; prepare and grade class assignments and evaluations according to course syllabus.
  • Professional and curriculum development: Remain current in field; develop, maintain and evaluate curriculum including development and assessment of student learning outcomes; select textbooks; evaluate course materials; interact with faculty and staff in other areas of instruction and participate in the development of instructional methods, technology, and materials; work with peers in higher education, and where appropriate, business and industry to maintain currency of instructional programs.
  • Interaction with colleagues: Participate in college governance by serving on college committees; participate in professional development, including flex obligations; assist with student and other educational activities in accordance with college policies; establish and maintain effective work relationships.

 

  1. Any bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience in an allied health field or any associate degree and six years of professional experience in an allied health field or the equivalent.
  2. Paramedic License from any state and the ability to obtain a California Paramedic License prior to the start of Fall Semester 2019.   
  3. One-year experience in an administrative or management level position.
  4. Three years academic or clinical experience in a CAAHEP Accredited prehospital care education program within the last five years. (Examples: prehospital care teaching in a classroom or clinical setting or serving as a preceptor for a paramedic intern). 
  5. Course work equating to 40 hours of instruction and/or training in teaching methodology.  Approved certifications include, but are not limited to, the following examples: National Association of EMS Educators Level I Instructor Course; California State Fire Marshal (CSFM) Training Instructor 1A, 1B and 1C; National Fire Academy (NFA) – Fire Service Instructional Methodology; a course that meets the United States Department of Transportation/National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2002 Guidelines for Educating EMS Instructors, such as the National Association of EMS Educators’ EMS Educator Course.  Documentation must be provided prior to the start of Fall Semester 2019.
  6. Active or ability to obtain Instructor Certification prior to the start of Fall Semester 2019, Provider Certification in:
    1. American Heart Association – Basic Life Support (BLS)
    2. American Heart Association – Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS)
    3. American Heart Association – Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    4. American Academy of Pediatrics - Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP)
    5. International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)
    6. National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians - Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS)
  7. Active Instructor Certification in 6a. through 6f. above or ability to obtain Instructor Certification prior to the start of Fall Semester 2019. 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Three + years professional experience directly related to teaching assignment.
  • Active California Paramedic License.
  • Active Instructor Certifications in 6a through 6h above.
  • Course work or certification of 40 hours of instruction and/or training in teaching methodology.  Approved certifications included, but are not limited to the following examples:  National Association of EMS Educators Level I Instructor Course; California State Fire Marshal (CSFM) Training Instructor 1A, 1B and 1C; National Fire Academy (NFA) – Fire Service Instructional Methodology; a course that meets the United States Department of Transportation/National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2002 Guidelines for Educating EMS Instructors, such as the National Association of EMS Educators’ EMS Educator Course. 
  • Excellence in teaching (enthusiasm, knowledge of subject matter, student motivational skills, diverse teaching methods to address a variety of learning styles).
  • Commitment to community college education as demonstrated in personal and/or professional experience.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, students, other on-campus groups, off-campus community groups and educational partners.
  • Evidence of a strong commitment to remaining current in the discipline.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with students and staff, both orally and in writing.

Required Materials:

In addition to the application, to be considered, the following materials must be provided:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Copies of licenses and certifications outlined in the minimum and desired qualifications

Salary and Benefits:

  • The annual salary range for the base assignment of a 195 day contract is: $58,907—$107,698. Additional compensation available with extended hours. Starting placement on the District salary schedule is based upon years of experience and number units completed beyond the Master’s degree. New academic employees may receive credit for no more than 5 years of job-related experience. 

Starting salary range is: $58,907 – $79,440

  • Faculty members with an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution receive an additional $2,000 annual stipend.
  • The District offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and qualified dependents.
  • The employee participates in CalSTRS through District and employee contributions.

Selection Process:

After the preliminary screening, selected candidates will be invited to the campus for an initial interview with the Search Committee.  At the discretion of the District; videoconference interview (in lieu of an in-person initial interview) may be offered.  Candidates to be interviewed will be selected from applicants who most closely meet the minimum and desired qualifications.  Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.  The Search Committee will recommend a slate of finalists to the Superintendent/President for a final interview.

The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling of the position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available.

 

Conditions of Employment:

Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements prior to appointment that include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprint processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States.  A pre-employment physical examination may be required.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in completing the application or interview process must notify the Human Resources Office in advance.

College of the Siskiyous is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.

College of the Siskiyous is accredited by the Accrediting commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Cover Letter, Other, Resume, Unofficial Transcripts