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Emergency Medical Services Instructor

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Position Information

Job Title Emergency Medical Services Instructor
Department Emergeny Medical Services
Position Type Full Time
Position Grade
Position Level (Faculty Only) 1
Step Range 0-10
Salary Range $40,498-$48,891
Pay Basis Annual
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provide instruction and monitor teaching/learning effectiveness in courses assigned by the Program Director, Dean of Health Sciences & Dual Enrollment, Associate Vice President for Instruction, or Vice President for Instruction & Student Services in area in which the instructor has appropriate qualifications. Use current skills and knowledge to promote student learning and active participation.

Position Reports To Program Director, Dean, Dual Enrollment
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

1. Participate in the assessment of instructional needs of the Emergency Medical Services Program. Plan, evaluate, and revise as well as develop, and implement curriculum, course syllabi and outcomes to assure the completion of program goals and requirements. Ensure instructional quality for the student as assessed by content mastery and competency-based skills.
2. Maintain current licensure, level of expertise, and be aware of current changes in discipline by work experience, conferences, continuing education units, course work, journals, etc.
3. Ensure that course syllabi are revised to accurately reflect the expectations the faculty have of the students. This includes any new competencies identified through the systematic program evaluation process.
4. Inform the student through written information, email or website course requirements, grade determination, testing and other assignments as well as information regarding other departmental policies. This information is to be supplied to the student for each course a faculty member is assigned to teach.
5. Use current technology to enhance effectiveness, including but not limited to computers, overhead projectors, PowerPoint, DVD/VCR equipment, and willing to learn and apply any other new technology needed to enhance learning.
6. Actively participate in meetings called by the Vice President for Instruction & Student Services, Associate Vice President for Instruction, Dean of Health Sciences & Dual Enrollment, or Program Director for the purpose of disseminating information; providing input into the decision making process or for the sharing of expertise with colleagues.
7. Compile, administer and grade assignments and examinations in a timely manner so that the student is aware of his/her progress and allow time for the development of a plan that will promote student success and a positive outcome. Use computer and internet programs to disseminate information to students, prepare exams, and prepare class presentations as pertinent.
8. Provide a safe environment for students; encourage students to use available support services; encourage group activities and involvement of classes within health sciences programs as appropriate. Collaborate with support services to ensure information is shared and discussed.
9. Be responsible for the security of assigned equipment, classrooms, office, and all other teaching materials.
10. Maintain FERPA standards as applied to public institution of higher learning.
11. Assist in the responsibility for upholding LCC’s and EMS Program’s rules and regulations. Assist in implementing changes according to the recommendations set forth by the accrediting agencies and ensure that the program remains in compliance with said rules and regulations.
12. Participate in college activities that include but are not limited to orientation, convocation, in-service, graduation, meetings and seminars designed for professional growth and development. Participate as a faculty advisor during early advising or during the registration process. Provide accurate career counseling and guidance as assigned by the Program Director, Dean of Health Sciences & Dual Enrollment, Associate Vice President for Instruction, or Vice President for Instruction & Student Services.
13. Follow the established clinical affiliation agreements with accredited clinical agencies.
14. Work a minimum of forty hours per week. Post a minimum of ten office hours per week for student counseling, advising and/or tutoring.
15. Provide information and/or data to administration so that the proper reports may be completed and filed with the proper educational agency, funding agency, or accrediting agency. Participate in the collection of data utilized in the Systematic Evaluation Plan of the respective program and the department.
16. Follow the procedures related to the Registrar’s Office such as grade reports and deadlines; attendance record reports; withdrawal deadline; class changes; and time and room scheduling.
17. Follow the proper procedures for requesting textbooks, instructional supplies, and expendable supplies.
18. Follow Laredo Community College’s course, faculty, and student evaluation procedures.
19. Substitute for colleagues when necessary.
20. Prepare, assign and direct the students in library research and/or outside assignments.
21. Follow the academic calendar as approved by the LCC Board of Trustees.
22. Participate in Southern Association accreditation activities; Participates in assessment, implementation, and evaluation of Institutional Effectiveness measures.
23. Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director, Dean of Health Sciences & Dual Enrollment, Associate Vice President for Instruction, Vice President for Instruction & Student Services, or by the President.

Required Qualifications

A current EMT-Paramedic Certificate or License from the Texas Department of State Health Services and/or National registry and Associate of Applied Science EMS-Paramedic.

Preferred Qualifications

EMS Instructor Certificate if not must complete within 10 months.
Three years clinical/hospital experience in the teaching field and/or teaching experience at a community college and/or senior college level.


National Registry EMT-Paramedic and/or Texas Department of State Health Services EMT-Paramedic Certificate and/or License.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The faculty demonstrates discipline, competence, pedagogical competence that engages the student and focuses on student learning.
The faculty demonstrates the ability to use current technology to enhance teaching effectiveness.
The faculty must be cooperative and professional in his/her communications with the public, the students, colleagues and college administrators.
In addition, the faculty must have good writing skills, vocabulary skills, and computer skills.
Faculty must be able to operate specialized laboratory equipment and audio-visual instructional materials.
Must be able to develop and use laboratory/lecture strategies that enhance teaching effectiveness and promote student learning.
Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook is required.
Faculty must be willing to work days, evenings, and weekends as needed.

Physical Demands

Prolonged periods of standing in a teaching environment; walking, sitting, and bending. Required to lift at least 50 pounds.
Must have good hearing and speaking abilities. Vision must be 20/20 or be correctable to no less than 20/20.

Supervision Exercised
Work Environment

Work inside a well lighted and air conditioned area most of the time.


Required to work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Special Conditions

Other duties may be assigned by immediate supervisor. May be required to work outside regular working hours. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to work at a different college work sight or campus as needed.

EEO Statement

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo Community College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 00059
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 06/17/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please ensure that you remove/hide all personal information from any attachments that you upload into the system. This includes social security number and date of birth.

Foreign Degrees

Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an approved stated education agency or having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to your online application at the time of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However, you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Laredo Community College requires a background check for all positions which means a Criminal Background Check and references are required. Are you willing to have such checks conducted in order to be considered for employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have the required education in the related area as stated in the job posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * List the Diploma/Degree(s) related to the position you are applying for.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have the required experience as per the job description
    • yes
    • no
  5. * Please describe, your skills and the number of years of experience as they relate to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts/Certificates
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae