Location: Framingham, MA Category: Faculty Posted On: Fri Oct 25 2019 Job Description:
Come join our CAAHEP-accredited Paramedicine Program. MassBay Community College seeks a qualified full time faculty to educate the next generation of Emergency Medical Services professionals. This faculty member teaches courses in the classroom, skills lab, simulation laboratory in the EMT and Paramedicine Programs. This faculty also serves as Clinical Coordinator, the liaison between the clinical site and the Program, traveling to advocating for clinical and field placements, monitoring student progress, and ensuring clinical/field sites are meeting program and student needs.
The ideal candidate must demonstrate a passion for teaching and promoting success among a diverse student population. This candidate must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a rich and diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.
The faculty is responsible for developing educational and evaluation materials consistent with the philosophy and framework of the program, MassBay Community College, the state licensing agency and the Committee on Accreditation for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
The faculty member is responsible for maintaining a current unencumbered Paramedics license, remaining knowledgeable in course content and effective in teaching their assigned subjects and capable through academic preparation, training and experience to maintain expertise consistent with their teaching responsibilities.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
Maintain a full-time workload which may include teaching in EMT and Paramedicine Programs to include classroom, clinical, laboratory courses, and simulation-based courses;
Serve as Clinical Coordinator for EMT and Paramedicine, advocate for clinical and field placements, conduct clinical visits to ensure clinical sites are meeting program and student needs;
Prepare syllabi and develop curricula to address course and program student learning outcomes and Graduation Competencies as appropriate;
Teach effectively in a traditional, hybrid and/or online environment;
Serve as an academic advisor to students and maintain office hours;
Participate in College, Division and Program governance inclusive of attending Division, Department, Advisory Committee, and other committee meetings;
Participate in assessment of course and program learning outcomes;
Maintain a safe environment during skills training and evaluation sessions;
Use technology effectively to communicate with students and colleagues and to enhance classroom learning as appropriate;
Engage in professional development activities to maintain excellence and expertise in the and in classroom/clinical/simulation teaching;
Maintain appropriate paperwork and documentation required by the program and accreditation agencies;
Carry out other related duties as assigned by the Dean consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.
All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.
Education and Experience:
Certificate in Paramedicine and any bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience in the practice of pre-hospital care/functioning on an emergency response ambulance; OR
Certificate in Paramedicine and any associates degree and 6 years of experience in the practice of pre-hospital care/ functioning on an emergency response ambulance OR
Certificate in Paramedicine and 8 years of experience in the practice of pre-hospital care/ functioning on an emergency response ambulance and evidence of teaching experience.
(Candidates must earn a minimum of associates' degree by end of 2020 and a bachelor's degree by the end of 2022 in accordance with national and state accreditation).
Current, active MA and/or NREMT Paramedic certification without restriction;
Current AHA, BLS, ACLS, and PALS certification
Current AHA BLS Instructor credential [GS1] [DL2]
Experience working in a diverse environment;
Minimum of two (2) years of teaching experience in EMS- EMTs, Paramedics, first responders, and/or other healthcare professions;
Availability to teach in the evening;
Current Massachusetts EMS Instructor/Coordinator credential;
Current NRP provider and instructor credential;
Must be current in all areas of prehospital care and operations for instructing students in didactic, laboratory, and clinical settings;
Demonstrated instructional technology skills in classroom and clinical teaching;
Demonstrated commitment to working with underserved students.
Salary Range: $42,662.00 to $56,070.00; Assistant Professor, in accordance with qualifications and experience and subject to the collective bargaining agreement.
The appointment salary is based on one's education and experience as dictated in the collective bargaining agreement classification compensation structure.
Classification: Classification Designation
Source of Funding: State Appropriation, Grant-Funded, or Local Trust
Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator (Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance, firstname.lastname@example.org or (781) 239-3147), the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
MassBay Community College fosters educational excellence and student success, prepares students for local and global citizenship, anticipates and responds to the needs of surrounding communities, and contributes to evolving regional economic development.