Part-time | Adjunct Fire or EMS Instructor

Job description


Under general supervision, the primary responsibility is providing classroom instruction for Fire and/or EMS courses. Requires strong organizational skills, good communication skills, an ability to effectively deliver practical hands-on instruction and include technology in the teaching of classes, and familiarity with all aspects of the Fire and/or EMS field(s). Must be accessible to students and maintain positive relationships with industry-related organizations and businesses. The successful applicant will be responsible for completing requirements to obtain and maintain a current teaching certification from the Wisconsin Technical College System Board.

Department Vision:
A World Class Training Center providing progressive fire and ems education.

Department Mission:
To provide an innovative and collaborative learning environment for fire and EMS education.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities (include, but not limited to)

In line with the department strategic goals:

  1. Effectively engage students in the learning environment through active learning strategies and flipped classroom initiatives.
  2. Promote and coordinate professional development opportunities for fire/ems instructors to further develop their teaching skill.
  3. Increase marketing of Fire and EMS training programs and reestablish our department as a leader in Fire/EMS education.
Minimum Qualifications

Requirements may vary according to the instructional area and position.
    Bachelor's degree or equivalent* with education or training preparing a person for the occupational area being taught. Appropriate training may include vendor, in-service, or other structured on-the-job training in the occupation. *Educational equivalency: Occupational experience combined with education and training preparing a person for the occupation totaling 7 years or 14,000 hours shall be equivalent to a bachelor's degree. Each academic credit or equivalent credit shall be equal to 110 hours of occupational experience. (a major in a healthcare, fire service, emergency medical, or other related area is preferred; equivalency is determined by considering occupational experience and other formal education). Master's Degree desirable. Twenty-four months (4,000 hours) of verifiable occupational experience as a fully qualified worker in the occupational area, of which 2,000 hours shall be within the previous five years. One year (2,000 hours) of related occupation experience may be waived if the occupational instructor has at least two years of post-secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within five years. EMS Instructors only: Current State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) EMS Instructor I certification at the EMT level, Paramedic preferred, or ability to obtain at time of hire.EMS instructors only: Current State of Wisconsin EMT licensure (or equivalent, including Registered Nurse, Physician Assistant, or Physician). Paramedic preferred. FIRE instructors only: Current State of Wisconsin Emergency Services Instructor I Certification. ESI II preferred.Eligibility for WCTC Credentialing System. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and instruct quality education programs. American Heart Association BLS, ACLS and PALS Instructor preferred. Technology-based, simulation, and scenario-based instruction experience desirable. NOTE: An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired will also be considered.
NOTE: An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired will also be considered. Supplemental Information

All applicants (both internal and external) must include the following to their completed online application for consideration, ( Applications that do not have the required attachments will not be considered)

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Hours:
    This is a part-time position that will begin July 1, 2021.

    Hours for this position will vary from Monday through Friday as well as weekends and evenings.

    Instructional Rate: $46/hour - $55/hour; Lab support/clinical/non-instructional $20-40/hour

    For more information, please contact Courtney Hull, Associate Dean at [email protected]




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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/6/2021
    Application Due: 5/30/2021
    Work Type: Full Time