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Adjunct Professor, Emergency Medical Services
Temple College in Temple, Texas
 
 
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Date Posted 10/21/2020
Category
Faculty-Medicine-Emergency Medical Services
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Job Type Part-Time (Faculty)
Division Health Professions
Job Number FAPT15-2019-1216
Department Emergency Medical Services Profession
FLSA Exempt
Salary Grade Faculty

Minimum Requirements
Current certificate/license as a Paramedic. At least 2 years of clinical practice.

Work Schedule
To be determined by the Department Chair

Position Summary & Essential Duties

The following duties, responsibilities, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's), and physical requirements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. The information listed below is not intended to be construed as a complete listing of all duties, responsibilities, KSA's, and physical requirements required of this position since changes to the position may occur at any time or additional requirements may be added over the course of time.

SUMMARY:
Under general supervision from the departmental chair, the incumbent teaches EMS courses as scheduled, including initial education and continuing education courses. Maintain regular office hours. Serve on committees when elected or appointed. Cultivate healthy teacher-student relationships. Make written recommendations to the Department Chairman regarding curriculum additions, deletions, assessment, and revisions. Make recommendations regarding course content and text selection. Suggest books and instructional materials to be purchased by the Library and Media Center. Instruct Distance Ed and Dual Credit Courses as assigned. May include instruction at satellite campuses.

Qualifications (Required and Preferred)

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Current certificate/license as a Paramedic. At least 2 years of clinical practice.

PREFERENCES:
Previous experience as an instructor in a college setting. Provider/instructor certificates in BLS, PHTLS, EPC, AMLS and ACLS. Having earned at least an Associate's Degree in EMS Professions Certification as an EMS Instructor.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent will:

  • Prepare and deliver cognitive, psychomotor, and affective content.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory and clinic work, and assignments, and papers as appropriate to discipline.
  • Administer, compile, and grade examinations as assigned.
  • Cultivate healthy teacher-student relationships.
  • Engage students in active learning.
  • Instruct Distance Ed and Dual Credit Courses as assigned.
  • Develop clear and innovative syllabi and course material.
  • Demonstrates professional written and oral skills in communications with students.
  • Utilize advancements in technology to improve instructional methodology.
  • Incorporates best practices.
  • Maintain accessibility to students for advisement and consultation.
  • Seek feedback to improve quality of teaching.
  • Attend conferences, workshops, or programs to enhance professional growth.
  • Participate in academic/professional organizations.
  • Develop and implement innovative course content based on current pedagogy.
  • Evidence a willingness to incorporate new concepts and theories to enhance professional growth.
  • Integrate a diverse set of perspectives and ideas into course curriculum.
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking to problem solve within the classroom, the department, and the institution.
  • Demonstrate respect and professionalism with supervisors, colleagues, and students.
  • Fosters collegiality within the department.
  • Evidence timely completion of administrative aspects of instructional responsibilities.
  • Participate in evaluation, recommendation, development, and/or revision of department instruction/curriculum.
  • Contribute to growth of the college by active involvement on task forces or committees.
  • Demonstrate participation in activities that contribute to the growth of the community.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

SOCIAL CONSTRUCTS REQUIRED OF POSITION:

  • Display empathy and positive regard for others in written, verbal and non-verbal communications.
  • Work with colleagues and students by practicing punctuality, respect for deadlines, collaborative problem solving, and honest communication.
  • Be friendly and collegial with co-workers, faculty, students, staff, and visitors to the campus.
  • Build trusting relationships by acting with integrity, courtesy, and responsibility, even in the face of stress or demanding workplace conditions.
  • Maintain proficiency as needed and approved by attending trainings, reading job-related materials, and meeting with others in area of responsibility.
  • Dress appropriately for a workplace with frequent customer service interaction and community outreach.
  • Meet all required standards of confidentiality. Keep work areas in a clean and orderly manner.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities & Physical Demands

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of Emergency medicine and EMS.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design.
  • Knowledge of teaching and instruction for individuals and groups.
  • Knowledge of pedagogical practices relevant to discipline.
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and departmental strategies.
  • Knowledge of the appropriate subject matter and the application of the subject matter for the respective discipline.

SKILLS:

  • Possess effective communication skills.
  • Presentation skills.

ABILITIES:

  • Ability to provide effective teaching and instruction for individuals and groups.
  • Ability to engage students in the learning process.
  • Ability to enable positive student learning outcomes
  • Ability to work with a diverse population.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:
The work is physically strenuous, the individual must be able to bend and stoop, lift and carry heavy weights of at least 75 pounds unassisted and possess manual dexterity.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work in a classroom and outdoors. May be subject to inclement weather. May be exposed to vapors, drugs, and pathogens. May encounter patients who may act irrationally or physically abusive.

WORK SCHEDULE:
Schedule will vary due to departmental commitments.

HOURS REQUIRED PER WEEK:
A minimum of eight (8) hours per week for a three (3) semester hour class.

REPORTS TO:
Departmental Chair/Supervisor.

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