EMS Program Coordinator & Instructor/Assistant Professor
Louisiana State University Eunice in Louisiana
|Deadline||Open until filled|
|Date Posted||July 24, 2013|
|Type||Non tenure track|
|Salary||Commensurate with experience|
LSU Eunice is hiring a full time, 1year/12 month appointment, EMS Program Coordinator & Instructor/Assistant Professor in the Division of Health Science and Business Technology (grant funded for the first year; contract extensions possible). The position's primary responsibility is to coordinate all education and training for initial EMS certification; including EMR and EMT. Provide guidance and vision to develop the EMS program for future inclusion of a Paramedic program. Serve as the Lead Instructor of all EMS Program courses and coordinate/supervise clinical preceptors. Familiar with the NFA FESHE initiative for Fire and EMS; Preference will be given to those applicants that are multi-disciplined in safety, fire science, and/or allied health fields.
Requirements: Associate degree minimum or bachelors degree for instructor rank; Masters degree or higher for
tenure track/Asst. Professor rank; in EMS, fire & emergency services, an allied health discipline, education, or related field; EMT certification issued by NREMT and/or the State of Louisiana; Paramedic strongly preferred; minimum of 3 years of field experience; Louisiana EMS instructor certified within first year; Prior experience coordinating and teaching EMS courses, preferably in a community college setting; Experience developing curriculum, lesson plans, and evaluation instruments that support stated objectives; Extensive experience with National Registry certification management and data reporting; Knowledge with CoAEMSP and SACSCOC accreditation standards; experience inaccreditation process preferred; ALCS and other advanced instructor certifications preferred; Prior experience in a college environment or regional training program preferred; Experience developing and teaching online is preferred. Ability to lift or move equipment (up to 60 pounds); Possess valid drivers license. Some local and nationwide travel may be required.
Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills; Organizational skills with particular attention to detail; Current
applicable computer skills.
Ability to: Work independently or cooperatively and collaboratively as part of a team; Maintain accurate records
and audit the work of others for conformance with standards; Perform and manage multiple priorities effectively under pressure; Motivate each student and help that individual reach his/her potential; Show sensitivity to the needs and expectations of students and colleagues; Establish and maintain effective and positive interpersonal relations throughout the college and the community.
Able to: Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, streamline educational processes, and works to provide quality education; Assist in the revision and development of course outlines, syllabi, curriculum plans and other instructional documentation required to meet program objectives; Serve as educational advisor to students, as formally required and as otherwise requested or needed by individual students; Participate in registration activities, as assigned, and assist in the recruitment of students and in the placement of graduates; Further develop and grow the EMS programs; Develop and monitor the administration of program quality assurance policies and procedures; Coordinate educational program outcomes and performance evaluation based on established institutional critical success factors; Coordinate student performance standards; Fulfill committee assignments and other special appointments within the educational community as well as the community at large, and otherwise give appropriate support to institutional endeavors.
Salary: Based on qualification and experience.
Application Procedure: Complete the application form, attach a personal resume, submit a narrative statement describing qualifications for this position, transcripts, and have three letters of recommendation sent to: Steven E. Gervais, EMS Search Committee Chair, P.O. Box 1129, Eunice, LA 70535, FAX (337) 550-1479, or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications may be obtained from the LSUE Human Resources Department or online: http://web.lsue.edu/docs/humanresources/jobapp.pdf
DEADLINE: August 2, 2013; Position starts August 19, 2013 or as otherwise agreed upon. Review of applications begins July 29, 2013, and continues until the position is filled.