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Faculty, Emergency Medical Services

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 2015-0035-Fac-P
Working Title Faculty, Emergency Medical Services
Position Type Regular
Department Emergency Medical Services
Job Summary/Basic Function

Teaches assigned classes and performs instructional duties in diverse learning environments. Responsibilities will include designing and preparing for course assignments, maintaining scheduled office hours, student placement and performance assessments, student conferences, grading student work, and providing academic advisement. It is expected that faculty maintain current professional standards and practices, as well as attend committee/department meetings, and support the mission of SFCC and the School of Health Professions, Mathematics, and Science. Must be committed to serving a diverse college community.

Minimum Qualifications

• Possession of an EMT-Paramedic license from the State of New Mexico and/or National Registry of EMTs.
• Associate’s degree in EMS, Paramedicine, Education or related field.
• New Mexico Joint Organization for Education (JOE) approved Instructor/Coordinator or equivalent.
• Three years of relevant clinical experience or a combination of education and/or experience totaling six years.
• Minimum of four years appropriate pre-hospital work experience at the Advanced Life Support level.
• Obtain (within one year of employment) certification as an American Heart Association Basic Life Support Instructor and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor.
• Teaching experience in a higher education environment.

Preferred Qualifications

• A minimum of 150 hours of teaching experience at the Advanced Life Support level while under the supervision of a Paramedic instructor/coordinator.
• Previous experience instructing EMS initial licensure courses at the Paramedic level.
• Bachelor’s degree in EMS, Emergency Management, Education or related field.
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor (PALS), Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support Instructor (PHTLS), Advanced Medical Life Support Instructor (AMLS).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Current and demonstrated knowledge in applicable course content; knowledge of current teaching methodologies and practices; of diverse learning styles; of tutorial units and related instructional learning laboratories; of evaluation methodologies; of record keeping; and of curriculum design and planning. Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills. Skill in problem solving; in time management; in listening and in critical thinking. Must have a sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, special needs, and ethnic backgrounds of college students. Ability to communicate information and ideas; and to speak clearly.

Posting Date 01/12/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Pay Range Based on Faculty Salary Schedule
Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must meet the requirements of our clinical institutions.
Approximate percentages of other activities:
Standing 30%
Walking 30%
Sitting 35%
Driving 5%

Term of Employment 12 month

Job Duties

Responsibility/Duty

1. Conducts assigned classes in accordance with approved course syllabi and the New Mexico JOE requirements and the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) and Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs standards.

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2. Develops and coordinates student clinical experiences with the EMSI Clinical Coordinator.

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3. Advises students concerning academic achievement and learning goals.

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4. Assists/advises students with enrollment, registration, and navigating SFCC systems.

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5. Works with Counseling, Disability Services and other SFCC departments, making referrals as necessary.

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6. Submits required reports by deadlines.

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7. Acquaints students with course content, requirements, grading procedures, and attendance policy.

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8. Maintains and submits to Department chair up-to-date course outlines and assessment materials.

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9. Seeks ways to improve instruction, keeping abreast of professional education developments.

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10. Maintains approved schedule of office hours.

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11. Assists in the choice of textbooks and other instructional materials that are appropriate to the course syllabi.

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12. Creates curriculum and assessment instruments; uses appropriate technology in teaching.

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13. Attends and supports college activities; participates in faculty, division, college-wide, and other meetings and functions; serves on committees.

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14. Develops and selects materials and methods for faculty to use in teaching and assessing EMS courses.

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15. Mentors and evaluates Adjunct Faculty.

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16. May supervise student employees and tutors.

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17. Provides leadership and professional development opportunities for adjunct faculty.

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18. Collaborates with other faculty and staff in the School and across the college.

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19. Assumes special duties assigned by the EMSI Program Director, Dean of Sciences, Health, Engineering and Math and/or designated representatives.

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Although the above are typical of the duties and responsibilities normally performed, additional duties and responsibilities requiring the same or lesser skills, knowledge and dexterity may be required.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Copy of Transcript
  4. Letter of Reference 1
  5. Letter of Reference 2
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae

Supplemental Questions

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