PURPOSE OF POSITION
To teach EMS/EMT courses as assigned.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Instruction (80% of Time)
1.1 Teach a range of assigned EMS/EMT courses and serve as the EMS Program Field Coordinator for student
interns in clinical settings. Teach course information to students in groups and individually using instructional methodology appropriate to
the audience and to the subject (e.g. lecture, demonstration, group discussion, technology-enhanced delivery, computer-assisted delivery,
and distance delivery). Must be able to explain and deliver materials in a variety of ways to meet the needs of a broad range of learning
1.2 Curriculum development and modification by working with the Instructional Dean and other department faculty members in
developing or modifying course content, course objectives, standards and instructional methods, degree and certificate programs. Curriculum
development may include projects such as revising and creating new courses in support of Southwestern’s articulated programs of study
with partner universities. Finally, instructional work includes curriculum review and redesign that typically accompanies program
1.3 Instructional duties include leading the coordination efforts for both EMT and paramedic clinical field training. This
includes, but is not limited to developing and maintaining effective working relationships with all clinical site partners.
Institutional Duties (20% of Time)
2.1 Demonstrate continued professional growth by staying current in and expanding knowledge of
subject area(s) and teaching techniques through a plan of professional development. Attend conferences and professional meetings.
Participate in committees and other institutional duties as described in the faculty collective bargaining agreement.
position may advise students as assigned. In this case, the faculty will meet with advisees at least once each term to assist students in
determining goals, inform students of program and degree requirements, review student schedules and progress, and refer students to needed
services. The faculty will maintain records of advising sessions to include dates of meetings, student major or goals, student progress, and
other pertinent information.
2.4 All faculty are expected to participate in and provide information necessary for the recruitment and
retention of students into their programs, the marketing of courses, programs, and the college. This may include travel and working with
students and faculty in high schools, colleges and other institutions, and public and private agencies.
2.5 Support College
leadership in developing departmental goals and objectives as part of the institution’s continuous improvement cycle; this includes
participating in the college wide accreditation process by preforming departmental planning, assessment, and improvement to meet core theme
objectives and contribute to mission fulfillment.
2.6 Attend student convocation ceremony at the end of each academic year.
National and state Paramedic license. Or, EMT-Intermediate. Candidate would need to
obtain NFPA Instructor 1 or equivalent and AHA BLS Instructor certifications within 6 months.
A minimum of 3 years experience working
in emergency services as a paramedic or EMT-Intermediate.
Recognized ability to teach in a higher education environment with
contemporary learning technologies.
Successful applicants for this position must possess the following knowledge, skills and
abilities, or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable
1. Mastery of the subject area at a sufficient level to instruct and coach students in the knowledge, skills and
attitudes requisite for success in the courses and programs at Southwestern. Ability to evaluate student programs both empirically and
holistically and to prescribe and develop curriculum materials for individuals and classes.
2. Knowledge of or ability to learn
teaching methods to instruct students of a variety of ages, backgrounds and learning abilities. Ability to adapt to various audiences, to
find various explanations and to facilitate various learning styles.
3. Ability to work with and cooperate with college faculty and
staff at all levels, as a team member with the Vice President of Instruction, Instructional Dean, other faculty, staff, and related
industry/businesses in developing course content, objectives, standards, program curriculum, grading and instructional methods.
The ability to communicate effectively in writing using the English language with or without the use of auxiliary aids of services.
5. A level of computer literacy sufficient to use software such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases to produce
correspondence, document, and reports as required by the position and the ability to access student information for the purpose of advising
and keeping student records.
6. Willingness to travel and/or teach/coach at various hours as required.
7. Ability to plan,
organize, and carry out activities independently. Possess strong time management skills to support efficient work production and meet
8. Ability to perform data entry and access various files in college-wide information system, word processing, and
spreadsheet applications. Exhibit a high level of computer literacy, sufficient to use software such as word processing, spreadsheets, and
databases to produce correspondence, documents, brochures, flyers, and reports. Accuracy in database management essential. A comfort level
with advising using video and online technology a plus.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OR LICENSES:
Applicants for this position possessing one or more of the following knowledge,
skills and abilities with receive preferred consideration through the selection process.
· Teaching experience at the
college level or the equivalent.
· Significant EMS experience at the paramedic level.
learning and success in adult instruction.
· Demonstrated ability to work independently and professionally in areas of
instruction, course and curriculum development.
· Demonstrated ability to work with students with a wide range of ages,
backgrounds and academic preparedness.
· Demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring students.
Primarily in a student services environment with a high level of student contact. The work environment at times
may be emotional and stressful when resolving interpersonal conflict and providing support. Work is performed in various settings, both on
campus and off campus. This position requires flexible work hours including evenings, weekends, and some holidays. Travel with student
leaders is required. The work environment is usually well-protected, free (minimal – 0-20%) from hazards or obstacles. There is little
or minimal element of personal risk. Job conditions are usually comfortable, with only minimal (0-20%) issues of confinement, temperature
change, incidents of noise, or interactions of a disagreeable nature, etc.
Positions rated at this level require minimal (0-20%)
physical effort such as light lifting, carrying, or movement, etc. Physical capability to use office equipment, which involves some agility
and hand/eye coordination, is necessary. The employee may be required to lift up to 35 pounds, unassisted, stand for periods of time during
the work shift, stoop, crouch or bend, or perform similar movements. Sufficient manual dexterity to operate an office computer, typewriter,
and calculator is necessary. All individuals are required to perform these movements without a significant risk of injury, with or without
accommodation, or to otherwise demonstrate or explain how they can perform the essential functions listed above.
Positions at this level are not responsible for any supervisory
functions or responsibilities but may occasionally be asked to orient and/or train new employees.
This position works under the general direction of the Vice President of
Instruction through the Dean of Instruction.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Southwestern Oregon Community College only accepts applications through this online application system. We want you to be successful in applying with us. We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application in advance of the deadline. For assistance with this, please email [email protected]. For technical assistance with your application, please call (855) 524-5627. Please note: We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the stated requirements to determine if you meet them. Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum/special qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position. Based on your responses to the qualifying questions, the system may automatically screen you out from further consideration. Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Please remove any personal information such as photographs, date of birth, gender, social security number, and other protected information from your documents. Documents containing protected information will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Positions are subject to budget consideration and approval. For the candidate who is hired into this position, salary placement will be based on guidelines in administrative policies and procedures or collective bargaining agreements (as applicable). For this reason, please be sure to include everything in your application that you want the college to consider towards placement. The college does not sponsor employees in the visa application process if they intend to use this as their means to work in the United States. This means that all required work visas must be in place and supported by appropriate evidence to be employed by Southwestern. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal background check as part of the employment process.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all responsibilities, skills, effort, or work conditions associated with the job someone in this position would perform. All employees of Southwestern Oregon Community College are expected to perform tasks as assigned by Southwestern Oregon Community College supervisory/management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties.
VETERAN’S PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Applicants are eligible to use Veteran’s Preference when applying with Southwestern Oregon Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will only be given if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and any special qualifications for the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED: • MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) – OR – Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating a non-service connected pension. • Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs. o You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at: http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/ For information regarding Veteran’s Preference qualifications, visit the following website: http://www.oregonjobs.org/DAS/STJOBS/vetpoints.shtmlq NON-DISCRIMINATION: It is the policy of Southwestern Oregon Community College Board of Education that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, political affiliation, parental status, veteran status or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact Vice President of Administrative Services in Tioga 512. Phone 541-888-7206 or TDD 541-888-7368. All other issues, concerns, and complaints should also be directed to the Vice President of Administrative Services for referral to the appropriate Manager. Annual Campus Crime/Annual Fire Safety (Clery Act) Report The “Jeanne Clery Disclosure for Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” (formerly the Campus Security Act) is a federal law that requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus security information, including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding area. As a current or prospective Southwestern student or employee, you have a right to obtain a copy of this information. You may review this information here: Annual Campus Crime/Annual Fire Safety (Clery Act) Report. You may also obtain a hard copy of this information upon request by contacting Administrative Services at 541-888-7206.