EMS Instructor/Assistant Professor #499906

Dona Ana Community College (DACC)   Las Cruces, NM   Full-time     Education
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Posted on May 25, 2021

Requisition Number 2100065F
Internal or External Search External - Open to all applicants
General Information of Campus and Unit
Dona Ana Community College (DACC) is a comprehensive, learning-centered community college dedicated to a diverse population of learners in support of student success, workforce and economic development and lifelong learning. Established in 1973 at the request of the Gadsden, Hatch and Las Cruces school boards, DACC continues to meet the educational needs of county residents by providing instruction leading to associate degrees and technical certificates as well as community and adult education opportunities. As the second largest community college in the state, DACC offers accessible and affordable higher education opportunities to more than 18,000 students annually with eight learning sites county-wide. As part of New Mexico State University, DACC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Position Number 499906
Position Job Title EMS Instructor/Assistant Professor
Rank Instructor, Assistant Professor
Tenure Status Tenure Track

Position Summary: Prepare and teach courses related to Emergency Medical Services including didactic content, psychomotor skills, problem solving, clinical practice and field experiences. Teach 30 credit hours over fall, spring, and summer semesters. Teaching assignment may include day, evenings, weekends, online, and/or multiple campus locations. As appropriate, assist with internships or work site development and student placement.
Maintain office hours as mandated by division and college policy. Maintains professional and academic competence and participates in professional development activities at the local, state, and/or national level, including willingness to attain industry-specific certifications. Instructs, supports, advises, and provides timely feedback to students in accordance with DACC policy and procedures. Participates in and serves on department, division, and college committees, program advisory councils, task forces and working groups. Functions as a faculty advisor to student clubs and groups. Collaborates with department faculty to revise and update course curriculum to stay current within the discipline and workplace trends. Develops, revises and updates program curricula in collaboration with faculty including online courses. Participates in student advising process for all department programs guiding students to timely completion of their degree or certificate. Participates in department/program student recruitment and advising events. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
• NREMT-P and NM EMT-P by time of hire.
• Associate Degree in hand by date of hire. A bachelor’s degree is requisite for promotion to senior ranks.
• Three (3) years experience as a Paramedic with at least two (2) years experience in the pre-hospital or emergency clinical setting.
• Successful completion of a Teaching Methodology course based on National Guidelines for Educating EMS Instructors or equivalent Emergency Medical Services Instructors course.
• Two (2) years of post-secondary teaching experience or Emergency Medical Services related training/academy teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications (optional)
• Bachelor’s Degree.
• Experience in teaching and learning methodologies for post-secondary students including developing curriculum, measuring outcomes, evaluating course efficacy, and assessing program and student learning.
• Computer literate and ability to use appropriate technology.
• Experience with Distance Education technologies and teaching methodologies.
• Endorsement of the teaching philosophy of DACC which supports a goal of success for all students through hands-on learning experiences, strong faculty involvement, and proactive curriculum development.
• Experience with individuals from diverse academic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills demonstrating a commitment to engage and work collaboratively with students, supervisors, colleagues, staff, and community.
• ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, AMLS instructor certifications or equivalent.
• Bilingual competence in Spanish and English will be considered an asset.
• One (1) year experience supervising EMS Providers/students.
• Community College teaching experience.

Special Requirements of the Position
• NREMT-P and NM EMT-P by time of hire.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please include credit hours taught and/or full time or part time employment for each job listed in resume. (Full time employment is 30 hours or more a week anything less is considered part time employment.)

Campus/Work Site East Mesa
Appointment Status Regular, Full-time
Appointment Full-time Equivalency 1.0
Appointment Base Annual
Posting Date 05/25/2021
Closing Date 06/25/2021
Target Salary Rate $58,944 - $76,162 (Commensurate with Qualifications)