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Adjunct Instructor, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Morton College
Cicero, IL

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Health & Medical, Allied Health, Medicine
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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job Title:

Adjunct Instructor, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Reports To and Evaluated by:

Associate Dean of Adult and Career Technical Education

Required Qualifications:

Associate’s degree. Minimum two years experience working in an emergency medical setting. Strong knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems. Knowledge of current Microsoft Office applications and excellent written communication skills and basic computer literacy required. Ability to use technology to enhance teaching and learning and have excellent analytical, interpersonal and oral communications skills. Be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of truth, compassion, fairness, responsibility and respect.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in related field. Four years working in various roles in an emergency medical setting. Strong knowledge of medical and legal issues faced by the emergency medical technician. Working knowledge of business correspondence, office machines, job seeking, cloud computing, and speech recognition software. Academic preparation and teaching experience in areas of Emergency Medical Technology. Experience using course management system to deliver instruction. Experience working with culturally diverse students. Willingness to stay up-to-date on current trends in emergency medical procedures and practice.

Job Summary:

The EMT Instructor will teach the skills and knowledge necessary to provide emergency medical care at the basic life support level to a diverse student population; will participate and perform other duties related to teaching at a community college. The responsibilities and duties of the instructor may change as the needs of the college arise.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Utilize departmental syllabus template, approved textbooks, and supplemental course materials.
  • Submit personalized course syllabus to Deans’ Office in electronic format one (1) week prior to course start date.
  • Distribute and review comprehensive course syllabus to students no later than the first week of the course.
  • Receive, understand, and follow Course Data Form as distributed by Deans’ Office.
  • Adhere to printed course schedule meeting times and locations.
  • Obtain prior approval for any substitute teachers or guest speakers from Deans’ Office.
  • Maintain grade book in electronic or hard copy format.
  • Take and record student Attendance each day.
  • Submit accurate and certified Tenth (10th) Day Attendance Verification and Mid-Semester Class Roster or other report to Deans’ Office.
  • Give final exam at the time and date indicated on the college’s Final Exam Schedule.
  • Respond to e-mails from students, staff, and college administrators in a timely manner while classes are in session using assigned college designated e-mail.
  • Check assigned college mailbox regularly.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Work Environment
First responder location (Private ambulance company or firehouse).

Physical Demands
Significant physical strength and dexterity and the ability to function in very adverse environments with exposure to numerous safety risks typically found at emergency scenes. Occasionally required to lift and carry weights scaled at above 100 pounds or more.


Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near western suburbs which were a national hub of economic activity.

As a comprehensive community college, recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life long learning.


Maximize the College's resources to support student learning.

Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning to discover new ways to help students succeed.

Develop responsive curricula and programs to serve community needs.

Encourage community families to embrace the educational opportunities Morton College provides.

Employment at Morton

Morton College has the distinction of being the second oldest comprehensive community college in Illinois. The pioneering spirit that established this learning community continues to drive Morton today as a Hispanic Serving Institution for Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other communities.

Morton College is located in Cicero, a western border suburb of Chicago, only eight miles from the heart of the business and cultural center of this great midwestern city. Chicago offers a complete array of entertainment venues, including six major professional sports teams plus the beautiful Lake Michigan recreational area.

As an institution of higher education, Morton College is committed to the development of its employees and encourages them to participate in life-long learning activities.

Morton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or physical handicap in its educational, admissions, or employment practices.

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