Paramedic Instructor (Tenure Track)

Valhalla, New York
The starting salary is $57,415 plus excellent benefits.
Feb 20, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:  Paramedic Department/ School of Health Careers, Technology, and Applied Learning

TITLE OF POSITION/RANK:  Paramedic Instructor (Tenure Track)

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Paramedic Department is seeking a full-time Instructor to teach Emergency Medical Services (EMS) courses in the Paramedic Certificate and Paramedic A.A.S programs as well as proposed future Community Paramedic curricula.  These curricula include all aspects of Emergency Medical Services as required by the Committee on Accreditation of EMS Programs (CoAEMSP).  In addition to teaching responsibilities, the candidate is expected to participate in curriculum/organizational updates and improvements, development of additional program offerings, courses and curricula, laboratory facility development and maintenance, student advisement, departmental, college activities and active involvement with student clubs and local professional organizations.  The position is tenure track with a teaching load of fifteen (15) contact hours, plus a minimum of five (5) office hours per week.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in a health related field with experience in teaching undergraduate college students in either the classroom, clinical setting or laboratory is required.  Certification as a Paramedic and a minimum one (1) year of related work experience in the field is required.  Ability to teach all levels of EMS certification courses (EMT, Paramedic, original and refresher) and familiarization with CoAEMSP standards and guidelines is required.  Completion of the Level 1 Instructor Course of the National Association of EMS Educators and certification as a NY State EMS Instructor Coordinator is highly desirable.  An understanding of the healthcare system and community health and human service administration, as well as experience with EMS system management is highly desirable.  Experience with medical simulation and the technical aspects of equipment necessary to conduct simulation exercises is highly desirable. 


SALARY & BENEFITS:  The starting salary is $57,415 plus excellent benefits.

TO APPLY: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.  You may email your resume, cover letter, and three (3) letters of recommendation to  Please indicate “Instructor Paramedic” in the subject line of the email, upload your materials at www.sunywcc.ed, or mail to: Director, Human Resources, Westchester Community College, Administration Building – Suite B42, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY  10595, Fax: (914) 606-7838.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Priority will be given to applications received by April 3, 2017.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning. Westchester Community College is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. 

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