Adjunct Faculty - EMS

Posting Details

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Title Adjunct Faculty - EMS
Position Title Adjunct Faculty - EMS
Department DSCC-EMT/Paramedic Program
Position Summary

This is an adjunct faculty position reporting to the Director of the EMS Program and assumes EMS programmatic instructional activities at the Dyersburg Campus, the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County and the DSCC Gibson County Center in Trenton. Duties include clinical coordination of counties in DSCC’s service area. Job requirements include teaching as needed including; didactic, skills demonstration and evaluation, and clinical rotations.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

Provide delivery of didactic material, demonstration of psychomotor skills and verification of assessment skill proficiency in the EMS Program.

Collaborate with EMS teaching teams and assist with setting up practice labs.

Assist with the recruitment of EMS students.

Maintain lab equipment and supplies necessary for demonstration.

Submit orders for needed lab equipment.

Maintain inventory of equipment, videos, software and supplies; provide an inventory to the director at the beginning of each academic year and as needed thereafter.

Teach a range of ages from Dual Enrollment high school students to nontraditional, returning adults.

Recruit students from area high schools and from the community to make DSCC’s program viable and competitive.

Flexibility to teach evenings/weekends and/or off-campus courses as needed (requires the use of personal vehicle).

Practice a learning-centered educational philosophy and redesign courses to include research-based learning strategies including service learning opportunities, learning communities, critical thinking skills, co-operative learning, and reading across the curriculum.

Develop cooperative education opportunities for students in the local community that provide capstone experiences for the program.

Become certified in and fully use the course management system for all classes.

Work with colleagues to assess the effectiveness of courses, analyze the results, develop and implement improvement plans, and document this information each semester in the form prescribed by DSCC.

Participate in professional development and maintain membership in an appropriate regional, state and/or national organization related to teaching assignment at DSCC.

Actively communicate with colleagues and students using email, voice mail, text and other electronic means. Normally, responses are expected in no more than 72 hours.

Willingness to teach in prisons.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Associate Degree from an accredited college/university.

Licensure as a Paramedic in the State of Tennessee and in good standing without history of revocation, denial or suspension.

Current endorsement as a Board-approved trauma, cardiac, and pediatric provider.

Must have completed an EMS board-approved Instructor Coordinator course.

Licensed emergency care experience shall include a minimum of two (2) years practice.

Minimum of two years or one hundred fifty (150) hours of teaching experience in an EMS Program for EMT.

Instructor/Coordinator (I/C) and three hundred (300) hours for Paramedic I/C

Ability to communicate well in oral and written English.

Commitment to teaching and providing quality education for students.

Qualities of integrity, initiative, and good judgment with high ethical standards.

Ability to work and communicate effectively with individuals and/or groups.

Proven effective teaching ability.

Demonstrates the ability to work and communicate effectively with both groups and individuals in a variety of situations and settings.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics

Ability to communicate effectively with students and other college personnel required.

Pay Rate
Posting Date 06/19/2017
Closing Date
Open until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

DSCC requires OFFICIAL college transcripts be sent directly by the institution before an applicant packet is reviewed by the search committee. Unofficial transcripts can be downloaded. However, the applicant file is not considered complete until we receive the OFFICIAL transcripts from the institution for the highest degree awarded. Request transcript(s) be sent to: Dyersburg State Community College Attn: Human Resources 1510 Lake Road Dyersburg, TN 38024

Type of Appointment Adjunct
FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Category Adjunct
Location Dyersburg State Community College (Dyersburg)
Location of Position
Posting Number 005764

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

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