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Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Paramedic Faculty, Vail Valley at Edwards (req1222)

Location: Vail Vly At Edwards
Employment Type: Faculty
Compensation: 71,039.61 - 86,526.18 USD – Salary (Exempt)
Job Openings: 1

Review of application material will begin on January 30, 2023.

Job Description

Full time faculty positions begin in August 2023 with a 30 credit hour (170 day contract per Board Policy 4.12) teaching load annually. This position may include up to 9 credits administrative release for college-wide oversight duties for the Paramedic Program, which includes administrative and compliance duties with state and national accreditation bodies.

 CMC is seeking an experienced EMS professional and dynamic educator to be the EAD instructor in the Paramedic Program. Teaching duties may extend to: EMT-B, EMT-B Refresher, Advanced EMT, Paramedic EMT Labs and/or Refreshers, Basic EKG, IV/IO Therapy, and related classes. The successful candidate will work to strengthen partnerships with local employers such as hospitals, health care agencies, and the local ski areas. Lead faculty in this discipline additionally facilitate recruiting, training, and scheduling of EMT Skills Assistant staff and Adjunct faculty. They also maintain and purchase supplies, coordinate testing and state required documentation, assist in the collection of student records for clinical experiences, and identify local opportunities for clinical partnerships in conjunction with the college-wide EMS Clinical Coordinator.

With reassignment time granted, this faculty position serves as Program Chair and  includes curricular oversight in coordination with the Dean of Nursing, Health Science, Public Safety, Wellness, and Outdoor Studies . This position also serves as the faculty leader and reporting liaison for Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP), Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), and State of Colorado Dept of Public Health and environment (CDPHE).Teaching responsibilities expected of all faculty include: teach course load as assigned, evaluate courses and assess student learning, meet established course, program and learning outcomes, comply with guidelines and policies, maintain office hours per established standards, develop rapport with students, assist with and participate in advising, orientation and registration activities.

Program instruction includes additional coordination, travel, and record management, such as immunization, background check, fingerprints, and partnership orientation.  These duties include planning for classroom, laboratory and clinical learning experiences and confirming written agreements between the administration of the program and outside providers of clinical resources. Faculty also assist in providing for the safe keeping of a system of permanent records and reports essential to the operation of the program and in coordinating with clinical partners to meet needs for on-site direct supervision.

CMC Faculty are expected to engage in service activities such as campus and college committees, participation in relevant projects, mentor peers, participate in and assist with assessment activities, program review, student organization, recruiting and retention.

Salary range: $67,656.77 - $82,405.89 depending upon education and experience. Excellent benefits include, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Pet insurance, 12% retirement contribution, tuition reimbursement, sick time accrual, mental health resources, and healthy lifestyle benefits. 

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified candidates must be credentialed to teach in this program, or eligible to be credentialed. Examples of ideal qualifications include:

Paramedic Program Director (as per CAAHEP) should have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and 4,000 hours paid work experience in the past five years, have field experience in the delivery of out-of-hospital emergency care, have academic training and preparation related to emergency medical services at least equivalent to that of a paramedic, and be knowledgeable about the current versions of the National EMS Scope of Practice and National EMS Education Standards, and about evidenced-informed clinical practice. Master’s degree preferred. Nationally Registered EMT – Paramedic or State of Colorado EMT – Paramedic Certified required. AHA BLS Instructor preferred. Experience with wilderness medicine or remote EMS care is a plus. Successful completion of an EMS Instructor Course with Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Division of EMS Administration or National Association of EMS Educators (or completion of this course within the provisional period of the position) required.

Welcoming. Innovative. Focused on Student Success. These principles reflect the soul of CMC. They guide us in building our teams, cultivating leaders, and expanding our approaches and mindset. They guide us to be an institution of higher education that’s the right fit for every faculty member, staff, student, and community member in its trust. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with students, employees, and community members of all backgrounds.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.

To Apply: Please submit the required letter of interest, resume, list of three professional references and transcripts. To be considered for a full-time faculty position, transcripts must be included with application material. Please do not send official transcripts; please use copies for application purposes. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.