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EMS Adjunct Instructor & Instructional Assistant Pool (Part-time)

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Posting # 2018-1320
Location US-WI-Eau Claire
Category Adjunct Faculty - Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
Type Part-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Hourly Pay Rate/Salary Hourly pay rate will vary based on assignment. Adjunct instructors are paid per instructional hour (includes a built-in preparation time factor).
Hours per Week Average instructional hours vary.
Work Schedule Schedule and hours vary and may include day and evening classes.
Anticipated Start Date Varies

Overview and Responsibilities

Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) is establishing a pool of qualified candidates to be considered when adjunct instructors, substitute instructors, or instructional assistants are needed for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program or continuing education courses. Needs may become available prior to or during each semester. EMS programs include Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, and Paramedic Technician. Continuing education (non-credit) course information can be found at https://www.cvtc.edu/continuing-education.

Upon successful submission of your application materials, you will be considered for future opportunities. CVTC will keep your application on file as a prospective candidate who could potentially fill a position when a need arises. If the need shall arise and review of your application materials result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application.

Adjunct instructors and instructional assistants are hired on a per course and/or as needed basis. Courses are taught face-to-face in classroom, lab, or clinical settings; online; or a combination of online and face-to-face.

All CVTC instructors and instructional assistants meet with students and/or attend meetings on-site on a regular basis. This means that all instructors and instructional assistants, including online instructors, must live within driving distance of CVTC campuses. Campuses are located in Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Menomonie, Neillsville and River Falls, Wisconsin.

Adjunct Instructor Responsibilities:
CVTC adjunct instructors are dynamic partners for both students and the College. An adjunct instructor works with students beyond the classroom to ensure their success, models CVTC core abilities, and demonstrates commitment to excellence in program/course content and delivery. An adjunct instructor is able to work effectively in a collaborative environment; is willing to innovate and change to meet evolving program and industry needs; and demonstrates competency with use of technology that supports learning and teaching. Generally, an adjunct instructor will be hired to instruct specific open classes based upon the adjunct instructor's qualifications and availability.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Basic 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.

  • Please view the Adjunct Instructor Position Description for additional roles and responsibilities of adjunct instructors at CVTC.
Instructional Assistant Responsibilities:
Instructional assistants assist instructors with the observation of scenario training and skill demonstration.
  • Assist students with demonstration of skills.
  • Provide students with feedback related to scenarios.
  • Complete student evaluation forms and skill performance checklists.
  • 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.
  • Basic 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.


Qualifications

Adjunct Instructor Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a technical diploma from an accredited college in an emergency services field is required to teach non-credit continuing education courses. Teaching credit courses requires a degree one level higher than the program for which the course is a part of; therefore, teaching technical diploma courses requires an associate's degree and teaching associate degree courses requires a bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years (4,000 hours) of occupational experience in a target job for the program or programs being taught, of which at least 1 year (2,000 hours) shall be within 5 years prior to date of hire. One year (2,000 hours) of recent related occupational experience may be waived if the applicant has at least 2 years of post-secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within 5 years prior to date of hire.
  • Current certification with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) at the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) level; Paramedic level is required to teach associate degree courses.
  • Current certification as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor, preferably by the American Heart Association.
  • Current license/certificate as an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Instructor II issued by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services EMS Section OR current license/certificate as a State of Wisconsin Emergency Services Instructor I (formerly titled Fire Instructor I) issued by the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS).
  • Approval by the physician medical director of the training center.
  • Prior teaching or training experience preferred but not required.
Instructional Assistant Qualifications:
  • Current license/certificate as an EMS Instructor I issued by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services EMS Section.
  • Two years of related occupational experience 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

This position is not eligible for benefits.

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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Posted: 11/28/2018
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