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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Assistant Professor

Institution: Los Rios Community College District
Location: Sacramento, California
Posted: 01/14/2020
Application Due: 00/00/0000

Job Posting Title

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Assistant Professor


Los Rios Community College District (Folsom Lake College)

Department Location

Career Education - EMT

Posting Number


The Institution


Established in 2004 as the fourth college in the Los Rios Community College District, Folsom Lake College (FLC) is a vibrant teaching and learning institution serving over 8,800 ethnically and racially diverse students each semester. The college and its two educational centers, the El Dorado Center in Placerville (EDC) and the Rancho Cordova Center (RCC), serve the rapidly growing areas of both eastern Sacramento and western El Dorado counties, forming adynamic learning community committed to academic excellence, innovation, and educational equity.

Our Strengths

Our mission is focused on a rigorous educational program with a strong focus on student success. We provide a broad range of academic programs, student support services, learning modalities (including online and hybrid courses), as well as opportunities for student engagement and leadership. We also incorporate the newest technologies for innovative classroom instruction, including collaboration with The Innovation Center Makerspace at the FLC’s main campus.

FLC’s main campus also includes the Harris Center for the Arts, a state of the art visual and performing arts venue. The Center presents a diverse program of arts, culture and entertainment that engages the entire region. It is also home to FLC’s Visual and Performing Arts education programs, as well as local arts organizations and community partners, who embrace the opportunity to perform and learn in a world class facility.

FLC provides educational environments designed to empower, inspire, and enrich our diverse student population, including students from historically underrepresented and underserved populations. Our college awards Associate in Arts or Science degrees, as well as Associate Degrees for Transfer which guarantees transfer into California State Universities, and numerous private and non-profit 4-year colleges and universities. We also offer Career Education (CE) certificates and degrees and transfer credit for students who wish to continue their education at a four-year college or university.

Our Commitment to Social Justice & Equity

FLC believes that education should belong to everyone. To nourish this inclusion, we champion equity, diversity, social justice, and environmental sustainability as foundational to academic, campus, and community life. We work with the communities we serve toward just and fair inclusion into society in which all people can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential. We commit to equity driven decision-making, planning, and reflective processes that are responsive to the diverse identities and experiences in our community.

Position Summary

General Responsibilities:

The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in their regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a full-time faculty member as outlined in the college faculty handbook.

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Assistant Professor shall provide for the functions of administrative direction, medical quality coordination, and actual program instruction. The ideal candidate will show evidence of utilizing a diverse teaching methodology to address equity and achievement gaps in higher education.

The department maintains a focus on:

● High quality instruction that merits and/or exceeds medical/regulatory standards at both the local and state level.

Position Salary Information:

Initial maximum salary placement is based on academic degree, upper/graduate level units earned, and/or related professional occupational experience per the Los Rios College Federation of Teachers (LRCFT) contract Article 2 (The initial maximum placement is Class V, Step 8).

Assignment Responsibilities

The instructional assignment may include, but is not limited to teaching courses in all levels of Emergency Medical Technician, including both lecture and laboratory in:

● Emergency Medical Technician Training

● Emergency Medical Care Refresher

Additional instructional assignments may be included as the Department develops new courses. For example, this may include Emergency Medical Responder, Advanced Cardiac Life support, Pediatric Life Support, and National Registry Licensing evaluation.

Teaching lecture and laboratory:

● Coordinating and executing clinical practicum classes.

● Integrating local, regional, and national EMS equipment into lab sessions.

● Utilizing current technology to instruct courses including use of Mobile simulation Lab.

● Ensuring students meet local EMSA standards for National Certification eligibility.

● Ensuring supplies, materials, and equipment are current with industry standards, and maintain inventory control.

● Preparing and monitoring all lab equipment for readiness and effectiveness of use.

● Coordinating with department chair and division dean approving the annual equipment and supplies/materials budget.

Field Work:

● Maintaining clinical practicum contracts and ensuring students are meeting required obligations such as drug screens, background checks, and immunizations.

● Monitoring and managing all clinical/field internship entry requirements.

● Managing or monitoring all clinical/field site orientations.

● Providing a constant and consistent contact point clinical/field staff and college faculty. Student advocate with in-house staff.

● Surveying field staff on quality of student experiences. Providing campus faculty with suggestions on curriculum changes and field expectations.

● Continuing year-round dialogue with campus faculty on contract changes and internal politics.

● Completing end of field paperwork compliance audit with each student.

The instructional assignment may include day, evening, online, hybrid, weekend, and/or off campus classes.

Assignments include but are not limited to committee work, curriculum preparation, student evaluation, office hours, outcomes assessment, program review, student activities and advising, and other duties as assigned to support including various groups of marginalized students. College service activities are expected of all faculty members.

Work Year

164 days

Minimum Qualifications

1. Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, completed by August 22, 2019, AND two years of professional experience directly related to the teaching assignment; OR, have an associate’s degree AND six years professional experience directly related to the teaching assignment; OR, hold a California Community College Instructor’s Credential in the discipline area; OR, the equivalent.*

2. Possess a valid Physician, Registered Nurse, Physician Assistant, or a Paramedic license in the State of California and have minimum (2) years of academic or clinical experience in emergency medicine or pre-hospital care in the last five (5) years.

3. At least (40) hours of documented teaching methodology instruction in areas related to the methods, materials, and evaluation of instruction.

4. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.


● Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation and/or professional experience is the equivalent of the degrees listed above.

● If your degree title differs from the minimum qualifications listed above, you are requested to submit this equivalency statement.

Application Instructions

Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete fully and submit:

1. Los Rios Community College District Faculty Application

2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (indicating completed or conferred date)

3. Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)

4. Two letters of recommendation (if using Interfolio, please send attachments to HR@losrios.edu)

5. Letter of Interest

6. Physician, Registered Nurse, Physician Assistant or Paramedic License in the State of California


● Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified. Applicants indicating “see resume” on the online application will be disqualified.

● Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts.

● Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts.

● Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents.

● A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.

● Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators.

Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.


$43,495 to $80,125 annually. Additional earnings may be available for summer, overload, and stipends. LRCCD Salary Schedules

Additional Salary Information

Entering annual salary within a given range varies, depending upon units/degrees completed at accredited colleges/universities and experience.

Posting Date


Closing Date


Open Continuously


Beginning and/or Ending Dates

Full-Time, Tenure-Track Position

Beginning on or about August 22, 2020.

How and where to apply

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours.

After hours inquiries should be emailed to hr@losrios.edu. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m. of the posting closing date.


Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for an interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses, up to a maximum of $450. Candidate Travel Reimbursement click here



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