Assistant Professor of EMS

Overland Park, KS
Aug 24, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description

Primary instructional duties include teaching EMS courses at all levels (FR, EMT, EMT-P and others). Coordination duties include clinical/field affiliate relations, student counseling, supervision of lab clinicians and maintenance of accreditation standards.

Teach EMS and Paramedic courses as required. May teach evenings and/or weekends as required. Create schedules and acts as the liaison between the program and the clinical and field internship agencies.

Works with other EMS Faculty, EMS Program Director and other allied health faculty collaboratively to deliver exceptional learning experiences for students.

12 Mo. Faculty Position, Tenure Track

Tracking Code

Required Skills
  • Academic: Bachelor's degree and
  • Professional: current Kansas licensure as Paramedic, or RN or MD and (prior to 1/1/18)
  • Knowledge of instructional methods & teaching experience to deliver content, skills instruction & remediation.
  • Kansas I/C certification (within 1 year of hire)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Work Experience CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Program.
  • Lead instructor for CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Program.
  • Program Director experience for CAAHEP Accredited Paramedic Program.
  • Instructor certification/s for PALS, PHTLS, ACLS, BCLS.
  • Kansas EMS I/C
  • Academic: Master's or Doctoral degree.

Required Experience
  • Experience in emergency medicine/pre-hospital care, Minimum of five years full-time experience as a field paramedic.

Benefit Information:

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Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


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Job Location
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Position Type
Competitive rate of pay

Hours per Week
Work Hours/Days
Typically Days, may be assigned to classes that meet nights or weekends.
Special Instructions
REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS: (***these MUST be attached to your application as PDF documents***) 1) Resume 2) Teaching Philosophy 3) 3 Professional Letters of Reference 4) Copies of all EMS Certifications/Licenses 5) Unofficial transcript(s) for ALL degrees If employed, certified transcripts for all college level education will be required. Provide required documents when completing the application as attached PDF documents.