Faculty, Emergency Medical Services/Fire Science
Faculty, Emergency Medical Services/Fire ScienceDepartment:
Health & Public ServicesDivision:
UnionFull Time / Part Time? :
Full TimeSalary Range - Minimum:
Placement on salary schedule is dependent on qualifications. Qualifications include education and related work experience.Temporary? :
06/30/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:
- Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check
- Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
- Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires
Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”
Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.
If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email [email protected] or call (815) 280-6725.Advertising Summary:
Founded in 1901 as the nation’s first public community college, JJC’s dedication to student learning, community prosperity, and personal growth has influenced generations of students and community partners. Our six campuses and extension centers ensure accessibility and empower 30,000 students annually to improve their lives through the power of education.
Our commitment to our mission drives the change and innovation necessary to meet the evolving needs of our students, employees, and community. Our continued success is drawn from talented, diverse, and committed employees whose knowledge and passion for education create a thriving culture both in and out of the classroom.
JJC supports an inclusive and collaborative environment where everyone can learn, grow, and perform at their best. We invite you to apply your skills and experience in a way that supports excellence and rewards your contributions. Join our family and make JJC your first choice!
The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)
Flexible Spending Account
403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings
Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)
Long Term Disability
Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:
- Federal holidays
POSITION TITLE: FACULTY, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES/FIRE SCIENCE
STATUS:Full time Tenure Track
DEPARTMENT: Health and Public Services
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
REPORTS TO:Department Chair
PLACEMENT:Placement on salary schedule is dependent on qualifications.
MINIMUM PAY RATE:Qualifications include education and related work experience.
Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.
Adapt to new and changing situations and demonstrate a positive attitude. Demonstrate respect for students; understand learning styles and apply understanding to institution-related activities; demonstrate integrity and promote diversity and open communications. Fifteen credit hours a semester constitute a normal load. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College faculty contract. Course assignments may be early morning, late afternoon, evening, Saturday, summer, and at branch campuses or satellite centers including some classes that may include outdoor activities.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Key responsibility is to teach introductory and advanced classes in EMS, but may also instruct introductory fire science classes as needed if qualified.
2.Work closely with other instructors and special programs and services within the college to determine placements, curriculum, EMS System/IDPH guidelines, OSFM certification and academic support.
3.Participate in traditional, online, and/or blended course development and revision, assessment, accreditation, and planning activities.
4.Participate in appropriate departmental meetings and recruitment activities; serve on committees.
5.Assist students with academic advising.
6.Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning.
7.Demonstrate strong understanding and commitment to the community college mission.
8.Teach at other campus sites as needed.
9.Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College faculty contract.
OTHER REQUIRED DUTIES
1.Monitor condition of instructional equipment, maintain or recommend maintenance as necessary. Establish and maintain inventories of equipment.
2.Act as a contact person for EMS and Fire Science to industry, schools, individuals and organizations.
3.Participate on advisory boards or organizations related to the program.
4.Perform other duties as assigned.
1.Bachelor’s Degree in EMS Administration/Fire Administration/Public Administration/Public Health Education, or related field; or a Bachelor’s Degree in unrelated field with equivalent related certifications/experience.
2.Current Illinois Paramedic license or PHRN license, or NREMT Paramedic license with the ability to obtain an Illinois Paramedic license.
3.Five (5) years’ EMS education experience in a college, fire department, EMS provider or hospital setting.
4.Experience with developing and coordinating an EMS education program, course, or curriculum.
5.Must be a state certified EMS Lead Instructor I.
6.Familiarity with area EMS provider agencies, fire departments and state EMS certification and regulations is a necessity.
7.An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
8.Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.
9.Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
1.Master’s Degree in related field.
2.Five (5) years of experience as a firefighter/paramedic.
3.Current OSFM BOF/FFII.
4.Current OSFM Fire Instructor I.
5.Current Class B non-CDL license and knowledge of basic fire apparatus operations.
6.College teaching experience, particularly in a community college.
7.Experience in college course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee service.
8.Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.
1.Standard classroom equipment and software.
2.Standard pre-hospital and hospital equipment and software.
3.Must be able to lift 35 lbs.
4.Must comfortably act as patient and/or crew stand-in for hands-on patient assessment and basic fire suppression activities.
1.Classroom, skills lab, and simulation teaching environment.
ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN “ON CAMPUS” STUDENT HOUSING
Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website : https://jjc.edu/about-jjc/police-and-safety
If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.
This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.