Paramedic Program Faculty, Colorado Mountain College, Vail Valley

Vail Valley, Edwards, Colorado
$64,006 - $72,209
Aug 28, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Colorado Mountain College is seeking an experienced paramedic with dynamic teaching skills for a full time, 12 month/year-round position to begin no later than January, 2018.

CMC’s paramedic program trains students in high level responsibilities such as patient stabilization, scene management, advanced life support, trauma emergencies, pharmacology and patient transportation. This program also prepares students for the National Registry exam and Colorado state certification. The year-long paramedic program begins in January of each year, consisting of three full time semesters totaling over 1200 hours of classroom, clinical, and field instruction.

The successful candidate for this faculty opening will work closely with state EMS agencies, fire departments, and clinical sites in regard to program coordination, as well as local fire departments, EMS agencies, healthcare providers, ski patrol, forest service and river guiding outfitters, who typically employ graduates of the program.

Full time faculty teaching load is 30 credit hours or equivalent duties per year. Responsibilities expected of all faculty include: teaching 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, develop rapport with students, participate in advising, orientation and registration activities.

Service activities such as campus and college committees, mentor peers, participate in and assist with assessment activities, program review, student organization, recruiting and retention are expected.

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally diverse environment and to effectively work with students, employees, vendors and community members from diverse backgrounds.

Conversational Spanish language abilities may be helpful.

Salary range: $64,006 (with requirements as stated below) - $72,209 (additional certifications plus Master’s Degree). Salary placement dependent upon education, related experience and higher education teaching experience.

View/download the general job description for full time faculty at 


A Bachelor’s degree in related field required.

Nationally Registered EMT – Paramedic or State of Colorado EMT – Paramedic Certified required, BLS Instructor Qualified and 10,000 hours occupational experience in the past five years.  

Minimum of one year demonstrated teaching/training experience (or equivalent as adjunct faculty).

Successful completion of Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Division of EMS Administration, Instructor Course (or completion of this course within the first month of being in position) required.

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

This search has been extended. Review of application material will resume October 20, 2017.