Full Time Tenure Track Faculty in Emergency Medical Services
Massbay Community College
Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Internal Number: req160
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. The ideal candidate will demonstrate proficiency in using electronic learning platforms to facilitate student learning and work as part of a team, demonstrate a passion for collaborative work with diverse faculty, staff and students and an ability to positively influence, mentor and work with a diverse student population of the Emergency Medical Services program. Primary responsibilities include participation in classroom instruction and the development of and evaluation of courses across the EMS curricula; supervision of students in the lecture, laboratory and simulation settings; and academic advising. Adheres to faculty responsibilities in accordance with regulations set forth by the MA OEMS (Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services) and, standards set forth by CoAEMSP (Committee on Accreditation of Emergency Medical Service Providers).
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for teaching and promoting success among a diverse student population. Faculty members are responsible for developing educational and evaluation materials consistent with the philosophy and framework of the program, MassBay Community College and (if applicable, accreditation, licensure, and specialty requirements) in accordance with the MA Office of Emergency Medical Services and CoAEMSP. The faculty member is responsible for maintaining a current OEMS or NREMT license/certification and expertise in emergency medical services.
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.
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;
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.
Commitment to Equity:
Support MassBay's commitment to the Equity Agenda;
Collaborate with faculty, staff, and students on the College's strategic initiatives dedicated to closing the equity gap related to student outcomes;
Support MassBay's commitment to being anti-racist; embracing a community free of bias and inequality;
Contribute to discussion and review of applicable College policies with a critical lens toward diversity, equity and inclusion;
Engage with the Office of Diversity on issues related to under served student success;
Further the examination of pertinent practices that are culturally responsive and reflective of inclusive perspectives;
Engage in conversations with colleagues and students regarding best practices within the discipline or programmatic related to equity and inclusion.
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.
Certificate in Paramedicine and any associates degree (from and accredited college or university) and 4 years of experience in the practice of pre-hospital care with a commitment to complete a bachelor's degree (from an accredited college or university) within 2 years;
Current, active MA and/or NREMT Paramedic certification without restriction;
Four (4) years of experience as a Paramedic functioning on an emergency response ambulance;
Minimum of two (2) years of teaching experience in EMS- EMTs, Paramedics, first responders, and/or other healthcare profession;
Current AHA, BLS, ACLS, and PALS certification;
Current AHA BLS Instructor credential.
Sensitivity and commitment to the goals of Affirmative Action and workforce diversity;
Experience working in a diverse environment;
Demonstrated commitment to working with under served students;
Availability to teach in the evening;
Current Massachusetts EMS Instructor/Coordinator credential;
Current NRP provider and instructor credential;
Demonstrated strength in teaching introductory and advanced EMT and paramedic skills;
Must be current in all areas of pre-hospital care and operations for instructing students in didactic, laboratory, and clinical settings;
Demonstrated instructional technology skills in classroom and clinical teaching.
Salary Range: $65,000-$71,000 in accordance with one's education and experience as dictated by the collective bargaining agreement classification compensation structure.
Position Type: MCCC-Faculty
Application Deadline: January 9, 2022, or thereafter until filled.
To Apply: Please include a letter of interest and resume with your online application.
Candidates for employment should be aware that all MassBay Community College students, faculty, and staff are required to be fully vaccinated by January 2022. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.
Hiring is subject to state appropriation funding.
Final candidates are required to provide sealed transcripts and/or certifications.
Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.
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, email@example.com, (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.
Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community. Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college, offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts. MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities, and to contribute to the region’s economic development.