Adjunct - Utah Fire & Rescue Academy

Jun 15, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Adjunct - Utah Fire & Rescue Academy

Position Category: Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour)

Utah Valley University is currently collecting adjunct faculty application for the Utah Fire & Rescue Academy. To teach, prepare, and follow an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught; prepare instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, mock-ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary; instruct, manage, and supervise individuals and groups in classrooms, props, and drill grounds using appropriate teaching and safety methods; administer certification exams as directed.

Required Qualifications:
Associates degree from an accredited institution or two years of experience related to the summary duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of subject material and course content related to Fire Science.
  • Knowledge of fire terminology and behavior.
  • Knowledge of standards, regulations, and laws pertaining to fire science, including those pertaining to the Utah Fire Service * Certification System and the NFPA.
  • Knowledge of computers and computer applications.
  • Interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Skills with managing, preparing, and delivering courses in the classroom and in the field.
  • Ability to work effectively with students.
  • Ability to give and receive oral and written instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally, non-verbally, and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications:
Instructor I certified by the state of Utah and certified at or above the level teaching/testing

Physical Requirements:
Frequent standing, sitting, talking, hearing, seeing and vision ability.
Occasional climbing, bending, reaching, walking, crawling, typing, pushing, pulling, lifting greater than 50 lbs, and grasping.

Benefits Summary:

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range:

Advertisement Number: FAC03017
Open Date: 06/14/2017
Review Start Date:
Close Date: 11/30/2017
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicant: This position is posted on a continuous recruit basis. This means that applications are accepted even though there may not be a position currently available.

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Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer and committed to fostering a diverse workforce. As an inclusive community, we actively seek diversity among our applicants for this position. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.