Emergency Services Continuing Education Coordinator

Job description

Posting # 2018-1286
Location US-WI-Eau Claire
Category Management
Close Date 7/29/2018
Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Hourly Pay Rate/Salary Based on management, level 4 salary range: starting salary of $62,879 and midpoint of $78,333. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.
Hours per Week Full-time
Work Schedule Salaried Position
Anticipated Start Date 9/10/2018

Overview and Responsibilities

The Emergency Services Continuing Education Coordinator is directly accountable to the Executive Dean - Health, Emergency Services, and River Falls Campus. The Emergency Services Continuing Education Coordinator functions as a team leader for FireMedic, Paramedic, and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) continuing education faculty and will work closely with the FireMedic, Paramedic, and EMT Program Director for emergency services course offerings. The Emergency Services Continuing Education Coordinator serves as the American Heart Association training center coordinator as well as the national exam coordinator. Additional responsibilities include instruction in emergency services courses, emergency services continuing education adjunct faculty development and evaluation, new course development, ensuring continuing program operation, oversight of various initiatives that are part of CVTC's Fire Safety Center including event scheduling, and participation in college activities.


  • Provide supervision for and teach FireMedic, Paramedic, and EMT continuing education courses and contract courses.
  • Serve as the American Heart Association training center coordinator and national exam coordinator including, but not limited to, coordinating testing times and obtaining instructors.
  • Ensure appropriate staffing for efficient and effective operation of emergency services course offerings and supportive services.
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of the continuing education budget including coordination of capital equipment and supply budgets for emergency services continuing education.
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of new emergency services continuing education courses to meet the needs of the emergency services community.
  • Coordinate, including scheduling of, emergency services continuing education courses and customized training.
  • Develop and maintain positive relations with internal and external CVTC community including clinical sites and area municipalities.
  • Assist with course/program evaluation, continuous improvement, and processes.
  • Support and assist with the development of flexible instructional delivery systems, including online instruction.
  • Monitor (evaluate) and ensure performance of emergency services continuing education adjunct faculty.
  • Facilitate emergency services continuing education adjunct faculty and staff selection process.
  • Supervise continuing education adjunct faculty and support staff.
  • Plan for and instruct emergency services courses.
  • Deliver high-quality instruction through the planning and implementation of effective learning strategies and environments.
  • Create performance-based assessments aligned with competencies through formative and summative measures.
  • Promote student success through timely communication, growth-based feedback, and implementation of strategies that meet the needs of diverse learners.
  • Meet professional expectations by maintaining professional currency and contributing to a collaborative culture across the College.
  • Please view the Instructor Position Description document for additional responsibilities of instructors at CVTC.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and participate on college-wide teams by actively contributing to the accomplishment of team goals and objectives.
  • Maintain labs when appropriate.
  • Demonstrate commitment to providing excellent customer service.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong leadership and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and facilitate educational courses of quality.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts.
  • Ability to use judgment, discretion, and decision making skills in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
  • Ability to model integrity through self-awareness, personal accountability, ethical behavior, quality standards, and sustainable practices.
  • Ability to think critically by applying problem solving practices, acquiring relevant information, using technology and other resources appropriately, and evaluating alternatives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively by speaking and writing clearly, concisely, and professionally; practicing active listening; reading critically and adapting communication for audience.
  • Ability to value diversity by recognizing personal biases, adapting to culturally diverse situations, and demonstrating a commitment to equity, inclusion, and respectful interactions with persons of diverse ethnic, cultural, social-economic, or educational backgrounds.
  • Intermediate knowledge of and skills with technology including software programs for communication, data collection, and decision making including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel to various campuses.


  • Minimum of an associate's degree in an emergency services field required, bachelor's degree preferred. An associate's or bachelor's degree in any field is acceptable if combined with technical diploma in an emergency services field.
  • Minimum of three years of teaching experience in an emergency services area at post-secondary level required.
  • Minimum of two years (4,000 hours) of occupational experience in an emergency services field, of which at least 1 year (2,000 hours) shall be within 5 years prior to date of hire required. One year (2,000 hours) of recent related occupational experience may be waived if the instructor has at least 2 years of post-secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within 5 years prior to date of hire.
  • Current license/certificate as an Emergency Services Instructor II issued by the State of Wisconsin-Department of Health Services-EMS Section required.
  • Current certification as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor by the American Heart Association required.
  • Current Wisconsin licensure as an EMT-Paramedic, or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire required.
  • Approval by the physician medical director of the training center required.
  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification preferred.
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification preferred.
  • Experience with staff development and evaluation preferred.
In evaluating candidates for this position, the College may consider a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties of position.

As an equal opportunity/access employer and educator, CVTC is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Benefits Summary

  • Health and dental insurance for all family members
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS)
  • 403(B) tax deferred annuity program
  • 457 deferred compensation plan
  • Section 125 flexible spending accounts
  • Paid vacation, holidays, personal and sick leave

CVTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the college's non-discrimination policies: Director of Human Resources, 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701, 715-833-6334, WI Relay: 711

About CVTC
Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and serves an eleven-county area in west central Wisconsin. The largest campus is located in Eau Claire and includes a Business Education Center and Health Education Center, plus a Manufacturing Education Center at the Gateway Campus and an Emergency Service Education Center and Energy Education Center at the West Campus. CVTC has regional centers in Chippewa Falls, Menomonie, Neillsville and River Falls. The College is one of 16 WTCS colleges located throughout the state.

CVTC offers 66 programs, over 25 certificates, and customized training to an average of 140 businesses annually. CVTC has an outstanding placement rate, with 91% of CVTC graduates are employed within six months of graduation, with 88% in a related field.

CVTC has a nationally recognized faculty and state-of-the art facilities and equipment. Business and industry leaders serve on advisory committees and help CVTC match its curriculum to the needs of today's workplace. Courses are offered at numerous locations in traditional classroom settings, as well as online and in a variety of blended and hybrid formats.

Equal Opportunity/Access Employer and Educator
Non-Discrimination Notice
Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its employment, admissions, programs, or activities.
View Complete Equal Opportunity/Access Employer & Educator Statement at https://www.cvtc.edu/about-cvtc/equal-opportunity-college





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