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Adjunct - Paramedicine

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, OK

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Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Adjunct - Paramedicine

Position Type:

Adjunct/Temporary Faculty

OSU Campus:




Location Address:

900 N. Portland Ave.
Oklahoma CIty, Oklahoma, 73107
United States

Hiring Supervisor and Contact Info:

Justin Hunter

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

750.00 - 800.00, Salary

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, occasionally includes some evenings and weekends.

Job Summary:

Job Summary:
To serve as an instructor for the Paramedicine degreeprogram. Continuous assignment based on program need and funding availability.


Essential Job Functions:

    Knowledge in EMS agency operations, management, and leadership functions.
    Ability to update curriculum to meet changing trends in the Paramedicine field.
    Ability to present material in the traditional or online classroom environment.
    Ability to conduct formative and summative assessment of student learning.
    Ability to create and maintain a positive learning environment, displaying and requiring professionalism in all classroom activities.
    Ability to work collaboratively with EMS agency representatives on meeting program goals and learning outcomes.
    Function under the direction of the Paramedicine Program Director.
    Prepare lab for classes, help dismantle and clean up after lab activities.
    Function as a lab instructor during class labs.
    Demonstrates the safe and proper use of lab equipment and hazardous or bio hazardous materials.
    Provide leadership and positive role modeling for students.
    Attend annual program meeting.
    Participate in the assessment of student learning annual report.
    Maintain student and course records.
    Maintain and file current course outlines, objectives and grading procedures for all courses.
    Exhibit innovative and adaptive instructional methods.
    Provide continuing education experiences for the community.
    Completes all mandatory training.
    Perform other related duties as assigned.
The duties listed in this jobdescription are intended only as illustrations of the various types of workthat may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does notexclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logicalassignment to the position.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration.Official transcripts will be required upon hire.Copies of all certifications are required upon hiring.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate’s degree

Work Experience
Minimum of 3 years field experience with an EMS agency as a paramedic.


    Current National Registry of EMTs certification as a ParamedicCurrent Oklahoma Paramedic licenseAHA BLS Provider AHA ACLS ProviderAHA PALS/PEPP Provider

Knowledge,Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to educate and assist students with learning of the various skills necessary for Paramedicine education.
  • Ability to evaluate student performance.
  • Ability to conduct formative and summative assessment of student learning.
  • Ability to create and maintain a positive learning environment, displaying and requiring professionalism in all classroom activities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with EMS agency representatives on meeting program goals and learning outcomes.
  • Ability to adapt and apply laboratory methods, practices and techniques.
  • Ability to follow health and safety procedures and regulations.
  • Ability to work with minimal direct supervision.
  • Ability to adapt to curriculum and programmatic changes.
  • Ability to update and maintain course syllabi, lesson plans, and other course materials.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively with high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate diplomatically, clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing to exchange information, give/receive instructions and respond to inquiries appropriately.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and sensitivity to a multicultural environment in an effort to work and communicate effectively with all students, faculty, staff and community partners.
  • High degree of initiative to work independently and also collaborate in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of office technologies including but not limited to: office computers, fax machines, scanners, internet, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Passion for assisting customers and representing the OSU-OKC and OSU brand with positivity and professionalism.
  • Demonstrated history of ethical and professional behavior.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • AHA BLS Instructor.
  • AHA ACLS Instructor.
  • AHA PALS/PEPP Instructor.
  • PHTLS Provider.
  • Previous teaching experience or field training.
  • Experience in education technology, simulation technology, or related area.
  • Familiarity with Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, and Paramedic registry skill and practices.

Working Conditions: 

  •  Must be able to work flexible hours to include some nights and weekends.
  • Work will be performed in an office environment with a significant amount of public contact, in person, by telephone, via email, and various communication platforms.

Physical Requirements:

  • Duties require extended periods of sitting, standing, talking, listening and computer usage.
  • Instructor will perform duties inside structures or in laboratory simulations.
  • Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, lifting up to 75 lbs. unassisted, bending, standing, climbing or walking. (Any items weighting more than 45 lbs. must be team lifted per OSU safety regulations.).
  • Must be able to handle and safely dispose of solutions and any hazardous materials wearing appropriate PPE.

The work environment and physical demandsdescribed here are representative of those required by an employee to perform theessential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.


Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.


Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system that prepares students for success. Orange is the Answer. Through leadership and service, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation and the world. OSU has more than 35,000 students across its five-campus system with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 264,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world. 

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC) is part of the modern land-grant system of Oklahoma State University. OSU-OKC is a two-year public institution, offering more than 50 degrees and certificate options. Through quality education, a supportive environment, leadership training and service opportunities, OSU-OKC trains students to work and educates them to lead. OSU-OKC graduates are found throughout the community serving as police officers, firefighters, nurses, teachers, healthcare professionals and business owners.

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression,  national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. Oklahoma State University campuses are tobacco and vapor-free.

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900 N Portland
Oklahoma CIty

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