EMS Programs Director - Mineral Area College
QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree preferred. Bachelor of Science degree required from a regionally accredited education institution. Maintain a current paramedic license. Five years of experience as emergency paramedic with a progressive and active EMS provider. At least 2 years of Paramedic Program Director experience. Five years of experience teaching emergency medical technician, paramedic program, and EMS continuing education classes. Proficient use of instructional technology. Current certifications as BLS instructor, ACLS instructor, PALS instructor, AMLS instructor, ITLS or PTLS instructor. Ability to work in a collegial manner with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students. Proficient knowledge of educational science, learning styles and preferences, evidence-based learning methods, techniques, and the National Association of EMS educators (NAEMSE) EMS Education Agenda for the Future, and EMS Agenda for The Future. Completed NAEMSE Instructor I certification. College teaching experience in traditional classroom, online, hybrid and distance education formats. Knowledge of national curricula, national accreditation, national registration, and state certification and licensure.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the administration, organization, and supervision of all EMS education programs. Responsible for the continuous quality review and improvement of all EMS education programs. Responsible for long range planning and ongoing development of all EMS programs. Maintain systems to demonstrate the effectiveness of all EMS programs. Maintain cooperative involvement with the program medical director. Train and supervise clinical and field internship preceptors. Complete state and nationally required assessment, evaluation, continuing education, and quality review of all instructors and educational methods in EMS programs. Communicate effectively and work cooperatively with other Allied Health programs and with others in a team environment with regards to curriculum and course development. Develop and maintain working relationships with high schools, community colleges, state universities, local employers, clinical/field internship sites, community stakeholders, and regulatory groups. Work successfully with a diverse student population, who have a wide range of skills, motivation, academic, and vocational goals. Complete and maintain state and national education standards and state and national accreditation of all EMS programs. Serve as liaison for all EMS programs: Bureau of EMS, State Advisory Council, NAEMSE, NREMT, NAEMT, regional organizations, and all appropriate entities of influence. Work with Human Resources to recruit, recommend, and evaluate EMS faculty. Keep degree plans, program records, graduation records, and required assessment up to date. Oversee advising and instruction in all areas of EMS education. Teach in, coordinate, and ensure the quality of all EMS programs. Coordinate and ensure the quality of clinical instruction, including simulation. Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
SALARY: Twelve-month contract dependent on education and experience. Excellent benefits including medical, dental, life, disability, and retirement (Public School Retirement System of Missouri) and optional 403(b) available. Some educational stipends for self, spouse and dependents available.
TO APPLY: Apply online uploading cover letter, resume and unofficial transcripts. (There is no need to enter your education and employment information when uploading your resume.) Contact 573-518-2378 or kneff@MineralArea.edu with questions.
REPORTING DATE: December, 2018
Mineral Area College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, disability, age, religion, creed, genetic and family medical history as defined by GINA, or marital or parental status, in admissions/access to, or treatment/employment in its programs and activities.