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EMS Adjunct Instructor

Employer
Oklahoma City Community College
Location
Oklahoma City, OK

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Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Posting Number:

Adjunct_0401911

Classification Title:

Adjunct Professor

Working Title:

EMS Adjunct Instructor

Datatel Position ID:

HEPR6ADJERMS1A

Annual Hours:

As needed or assigned.

Placement Range:

$740 per Credit Hour

Position Type:

Adjunct Faculty

General Description:

The EMS Adjunct Instructor at Oklahoma City Community College has the primary responsibility of instruction. Secondary responsibilities include supporting the integrity of curricula, encouraging student success, and promoting the mission of the division to which the instructor belongs as well as the College as a whole.

This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to: Mandatory pre-employment and random drug testing; and pre-employment background check.

What position does this position report to?:

Dean of Health Professions and the EMS Program Director

What position(s) reports to this position?:

None

Minimum Education/Experience:

An Associate’s Degree

State EMS Instructor Certification

Valid license to practice as a Paramedic with National Registry Certification.

Minimum of two years of EMS experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Demonstrated positive human relations and communication skills.

Basic computer skills, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office or similar software.

Flexible teaching style to accommodate individual learning styles.

Committed to helping students achieve their goals to be successful and attain a college education.

Knowledge of or willingness to learn computer programs used in the department and on campus (such as Moodle).

Organization and attention to detail.

Support and willingness to teach in a competency-based instructional system.

Ability to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers.

Ability to work well as a team member in a clinical unit.

Ability to communicate and articulate concepts in an organized manner both verbally and in writing.

Ability to read and understand content in order to assist students when they are having difficulty interpreting concepts.

Ability to interact in an effective and encouraging manner with students individually and in groups.

Ability to be available for office hours and provide means of communication with supervisor(s) and/or the department or division office.

Must be punctual.

Must be reliable.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Medium work: This position requires the person to occasionally exert up to 50 pounds of force and frequently exert up to 20 pounds of force and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to grasp, lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

2. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to students, faculty, staff, and others to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently move about the classroom and lab area to assist students and perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently remain in a standing and stationary position.

This position frequently requires the person to operate a computer, other office equipment and mobile devices to prepare instructional documents, answer email correspondence, and complete other activities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to use upper and lower body to exert force up to 50 pounds to push, pull, grasp, and/or lift materials or equipment.

This position requires the person to perceive attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

This position requires the person to frequently position self to work with classroom and lab equipment to instruct or assist students.

3. VISUAL ACUITY:
This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

4. WORKING CONDITIONS
This position’s essential functions are performed both indoors and outdoors.

Preferred Qualifications:

None

Work Hours:

Day, evening, or weekend, as well as campus and/or online as required by section assignment.

Department:

EMS Program

Job Open Date:

08/03/2023

Open Until Filled:

No

HR Contact:

Beth Holmes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: resume and cover letter.

In addition, applicants are required to attach a copy of current license and State Instructor license under “Other Documents”.

Applicants who fail to attach the required documents, as listed above, will not be considered for the position.

For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at 405) 682-7886, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Job Duties (Position Specific):

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement):

An EMS Adjunct Instructor is primarily responsible for supporting student learning by providing quality instruction in courses that the instructor and the director/dean agree will be taught. Quality instruction includes clear course objectives, prepared and relevant class activities, effective and understandable presentations of learning materials, fair and understandable grading practices (credit classes only), timely responses to students, and a positive atmosphere in the classroom.

An EMS Adjunct Instructor may conduct instruction in the classroom, clinical, or lab.

In addition to the primary responsibility for supporting student learning, an EMS Adjunct Instructor is expected to:

Participate in the adjunct orientation each semester.

Ensure that students receive quality education and are provided with every possible learning opportunity.

Exhibit appropriate professional attire (business casual) and behavior.

Serve as an appropriate mentor and role model for students.

Provide a safe learning environment for students and patients.

Follow all EMS Program guidelines and expectations.

Provide ongoing and appropriate instruction and discussion for each experience to include, but not limited to, appropriate effective behavior, proper skill techniques, pathophysiology, laboratory findings, expected signs & symptoms, patient management, and medications.

Document and notify EMS Program Director of any problems or student absences that occur.

Course(s) this position may teach include:
EMT and Paramedic Labs
EMT and Paramedic Program Courses
Clinical Instruction

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures):

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures.

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation, shelter in place drills, and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

Organization

Oklahoma City Community College provides the people of Oklahoma and our community with broad access to certificates of mastery, associate degrees, community education, and cultural programs of exceptional quality, empowering our students to achieve their educational goals and our community to thrive in an increasingly global society.

OCCC promote's student success through: open access to the College; quality in the learning environment; excellence in the faculty and staff; competency based learning; comprehensive and innovative programs and services; cooperation in the development and improvement of programs and services; and holding students, employees, and programs accountable for high performance standards.

Oklahoma City Community College serves more than 28,000 students annually. For most of our students, completing a college degree is life changing, not only for the student who receives the degree, but also for the student's family; and in a collective sense, transformational for our community. At OCCC, we have always been committed to helping every student realize their educational goals.

We believe our responsibility for our student's success does not end at graduation. We offer a solid background and a firm foundation for a lifetime of learning and accomplishment.

This year we have made another major commitment toward that responsibility. OCCC was chosen as one of 79 community colleges in 16 states to participate in Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count. This national initiative focuses on the success of community college students and is designed to help OCCC remain focused on helping our students reach their goals.

The dark red buildings of Oklahoma City Community College have become a landmark in the southwestern section of Oklahoma City. Situated on a 143-acre site just south of Interstate 240 on South May Avenue, the College is easily accessible to the entire metropolitan Oklahoma City area. The distinctive architectural design of the buildings creates a positive environment for quality education

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