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Adjunct Faculty: Paramedic Lead Instructor-Emergency Medical Studies Department

Bunker Hill Community College
Boston, MA

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Category:: Adjunct Faculty
Department:: Emergency Medical Studies Department
Locations:: Boston, MA
Posted:: Feb 24, 2022
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Part-time
Ref. No.:: ADJ
Position ID:: 143259

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at several satellites and instructional sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC serves some 18,000 students annually, focusing on holistic student services to ensure student retention and persistence. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Bunker Hill is also a Hispanic Service Institution, defined as an institution that has an enrollment of undergrad full-time equivalent students that is at least 25 percent Hispanic students. Approximately 1000 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.

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Job Description:

Adjunct Faculty Instructor in the Emergency Medical Studies Department. Responsible forteaching of courses in Paramedic Studies as a Lead Instructor

Specific Duties:

  • In collaboration with the Program Director, assess and revise the paramedic curriculum to stay current and in compliance with accrediting standards and regulations.
  • Teach courses in the Paramedic Studies Certificate Program, on campus and/or online.
  • Participate in the gathering data and documentation for report submission of required reports to OEMS, NREMT, and/or CoAEMPS; Participate in writing and submission of reports.
  • Evaluate student performance in the classroom, laboratory, and/or hybrid/online setting using outcomes-based assessments.
  • Utilize a variety of appropriate teaching strategies to promote students' critical thinking skills.
  • Develop instructional material consistent with course objectives.
  • In collaboration with the Program Director, participate in determining appropriate goals and objectives of paramedic courses and assist in developing course standards.
  • Use new technologies in the classroom to supplement instruction.
  • Maintain expertise in area of teaching responsibility.
  • Practice safety in the EMT/Paramedic labs at all times.
  • Comply with all duties as stipulated in the Massachusetts Community College Collective Bargaining Agreement.


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as an EMT/Paramedic.
  • Associate degree required; Bachelor's degree' preferred.
  • College-level teaching or relevant experience as a paramedic required.
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.
  • Valid American Heart Association Basic Life Support/Health Care Provider certification.
  • Valid American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification.
  • Valid American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification.
  • Online teaching experience strongly preferred

Additional Information:

Salary: $1,291.00 per credit hour

Review Date: open until filled

?Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience has prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • A Copy of your Unofficial Transcripts

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.

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Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus urban institution, its main campus situated in the historic Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. A second campus is located in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts; five satellites are located in the local communities of Cambridge, Chinatown, Revere, Somerville and Boston’s South End.

Founded in 1973 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, BHCC enrolls more than 8,100 students in day, evening, weekend, web-based and distance learning courses and programs. The College offers more than 68 associate degree and certificate programs that prepare students for successful employment and transfer to four-year universities. Internationally recognized for development of individualized and alternative methods of instruction, BHCC is a leader in distance-learning technologies that enhance and strengthen the learning environment. The College also has expansive course offerings in English as a Second Language and Adult Basic Education.

One of the largest colleges in the state’s community college system, BHCC incorporates multi cultural and international perspectives in its courses, programs and institutional climate. With students from 90 countries, and students of color comprising more than half of the student’s population, BHCC is one of the more diverse and cosmopolitan colleges in New England. The average age of students is 28, nearly two-thirds are women and the majority of students work while attending college. An expansive array of student services supports the varied needs of the BHCC students.

A leader in workforce education, the College’s academic and technical programs offered at two campuses, five satellites and through distance learning models, reflect the workforce of the local and regional economy. The additional resources of the Workforce Development Center and ACT Center further support the Greater Boston communities’ employment training needs. 

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