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Assistant Professor Emergency Medical Science

Johnson County Community College
Overland Park Main Campus

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Job no: 494132
Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Credit Instruction

Posting Job Title

Assistant Professor, Emergency Medical Science


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Full-time Faculty

Number of openings


Job Summary

Instructional duties include teaching EMS courses at all levels (FR, EMT, EMT-P and others); coordination duties include clinical/field affiliate relations, student counseling, supervision of lab clinicians and maintenance of accreditation standards.
Teach EMS and Paramedic courses as required. May teach evenings and/or weekends as required. Create schedules and acts as the liaison between the program and the clinical and field internship agencies.
Works with other EMS Faculty, EMS Program Director and other allied health faculty collaboratively to deliver exceptional learning experiences for students.

This is a 12 month faculty position - One position begins Fall 2021 and one position begins January 2022.

Required Qualifications

Kansas Paramedic, or RN/PA/MD/DO licensure
Bachelor's Degree
Kansas EMS I/C certification (or obtain within 12 months of hire)
Knowledge of instructional methods & teaching experience to deliver content, instruction & remediation skills
5 years of experience in an EMS role as Paramedic or higher.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s or Doctoral degree in discipline or related field
5-years of full-time EMS transporting experience (or equivalent)
BCLS Instructor, ACLS Instructor, PHTLS Instructor
Experience in EMS initial education.
3 years of experience initial EMS instruction

Required application documents


Cover letter

Unofficial transcripts

Professional License

Official transcripts will be required upon hire

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Varies depending on department need

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email [email protected]

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 22 Jul 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 22 Aug 2021 Central Daylight Time


Working at Johnson County Community College

With more than 34,000 students enrolled in credit and continuing education classes each semester, Johnson County Community College is the state's third largest institution of higher education and the largest of its 19 community colleges.

JCCC offers a full range of undergraduate credit courses that form the first two years of most college curricula. The college has more than 100 transfer agreements with area colleges and universities that ensure admittance to specific programs such as business, engineering and education. JCCC students are able to begin their first two years of a four-year degree program here and complete that degree on schedule.

In addition, more than 50 one- and two-year career and certificate programs prepare students to enter the job market in high-employment fields. The college maintains extensive student support services such as computer labs, math labs, a writing center and a learning center.

JCCC’s continuing education program is the largest, most comprehensive in the Kansas City area. Through the Center for Business and Technology, participants can take courses in management and computer application or seminars and workshops that lead to professional certification and licensure. Personal enrichment classes, on topics ranging from gardening to money management, are also offered, while nationally and internationally performing and visual artists appear in the performance spaces and Gallery of Art in JCCC’s Carlsen Center.

The campus, centrally located in the county on 234 acres, opened in 1972. There are 18 major buildings on campus. Currently under construction are the Regnier Center and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art.

JCCC’s full-time faculty and staff numbers about 875. Another 1,800 people work as adjunct faculty or part-time staff. Most faculty members have master’s degrees, and many have or are earning doctorates.

JCCC returns about $2.70 to the community for every tax dollar it collects. The college's total tangible economic impact on the community is more than $182 million annually.

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