Instructor-Emergency Medical Science, 12-Month

Gaston College   Dallas, NC   Full-time     Education
Posted on March 26, 2024
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Salary $58,440.00 - $69,132.00 Annually
Location Dallas, NC
Job Type Full-Time Regular Faculty
Job Number 2022-00561
Division Health and Human Services
Department Department for EMS Education
Opening Date 03/20/2024
 
SUMMARY

Open until filled-
Plan, organize, teach, and schedule courses in the Emergency Medical Science Program; provide instruction for EMT and paramedic students; assist with the coordination of curriculum and instruction of both day and evening classes; provide continued development of the EMT and paramedic curriculum; provide academic advising; and, assist with registration, orientation, and graduation.
 
The position of faculty member (full-time) is a demanding one that involves delivery of instruction; preparation and evaluation of such instruction; accessibility to students; committee assignments; and service to college and community.  Teach day and evening classes at multiple instruction sites as required. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Conduct assigned classes of instruction in the best manner to achieve student learning; present information, ideas, and skills in ways which are appropriate to a variety of learning styles and which show sensitivity to a diverse student population.
  2. Provide students with the approved course syllabus and relate instruction and evaluation to that syllabus.
  3. Treat students with tact and respect; maintain collegial relationships; and work productively as a member of a team.
  4. Evaluate achievement with timely interim and final performance evaluations and assign grades which reflect college policy and the achievement of course objectives as stated in the syllabus.
  5. Provide academic advising, maintain regular office hours, and maintain overall accessibility to students, which necessitates flexibility in arranging out-of-class consultations to accommodate student needs.
  6. Maintain instructional quality and effectiveness through constant and timely revisions of programs and course syllabi within assigned content area.
  7. Maintain class records and submit required reports in a timely manner.
  8. Develop new courses and select and recommend appropriate instructional materials and textbooks.
  9. Serve on college committees.
  10. Attend and otherwise participate in scheduled department, division, and college meetings and participate in graduation.
  11. Maintain currency in content areas through appropriate professional development.
  12. Participate in activities that enhance the college's service to students and to the community.

MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate's degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Must meet minimum SACS criteria and the minimum criteria of other pertinent accrediting, licensing, and credentialing agencies in the area of teaching assignment.
  • Current paramedic certification, current NREMT-P certification, and current EMT-P certification or eligible for certification by the NC Office of EMS required.
  • ACLS, PALS, ITLS, or PHTLS instructor certification required; AMLS instructor certification preferred.
  • NC Level 1 Paramedic Instructor credential must be attained within 6 months of hire.
  • NC Level 2 Paramedic Instructor credential must be attained within 12 months of hire.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three years experience as a paramedic, and two years of EMS teaching experience required.
  • Community college and online teaching experience using Blackboard learning management system preferred.
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be physically able to operate a variety of equipment including computers, calculators, cardiac monitors, and other medical equipment. 
  • Must be physically able to exert up to fifty pounds of force occasionally and/or frequently lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • Work environment can be stressful at times in dealing with a wide variety of challenges and deadlines.
  • Must be willing to workdays, evenings, and weekends as required.

BENEFITS

Gaston College provides a comprehensive, affordable insurance and benefits program.  We are continuously investigating new benefit offerings that are responsive to the needs of our regular** employees. 

  • State Health Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Additional Supplemental Insurances
  • NC State Retirement Plan
  • Supplemental Retirement Plans
  • Disability Benefits, Long- and Short-Term
  • Longevity Pay
  • State Employees' Credit Union Eligibility
  • Leave (Vacation, Sick, FMLA, Civil and Military, Child/Student Involvement, Education, and Voluntary Shared)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Educational Advancement Compensation
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Benefits Overview Booklet

**Please note:  Temporary (part-time) employees do not earn benefits.