Central Ohio Technical College is accepting online applications for a full-time, 9-month, EMS Instructor/Program Director position.
Summary of Duties:
A full-time Emergency Medical Services Instructor is a member of the College’s Emergency Medical Services Department, which is housed in the Institute for Public Service & Safety. This faculty member teaches a range of introductory courses, as well as advanced courses in specific program technology areas. Teach courses in Emergency Medical Services, including CPR, First Aid, EMT-Basic, EMS Intermediate, and Paramedic, and possibly courses in related fields of study. Assist with curriculum and assessment development, implementation, and evaluation. Participate in the long-range planning and ongoing development of the program. Assist with program review and development. Prepare, present, and evaluate course materials based on performance objectives. When necessary, assist part-time departmental faculty with course development and delivery. Oversee the work of clinical instructors and others to whom the work of the program is delegated. Work collaboratively with the medical director, departmental and divisional faculty, and faculty from other areas. When necessary, work collaboratively with personnel from secondary and post-secondary institutions on matters pertaining to common or articulated coursework and assessments. Establish and maintain a positive, supportive learning environment for a diverse student population whose learning styles and educational experiences vary. Meet with and advise students on matters pertaining to proper course selection, academic concerns, and certificate and degree requirements. Refer students to appropriate resources and/or support services, and support college student service programs. Participate in campus, faculty, professional, and community organizations and activities. Classroom and clinical instruction in the EMS program as well as assuring program accreditation standards are being met, student recruitment, education standards, and effective operational management for the EMS Degree and certificate programs. The faculty member is responsible for providing professional, quality work as a teaching faculty member. Work includes facilitating student learning by using active learning methods and a variety of instructional strategies designed to assist the learner in meeting the objectives of the course; assessing student learning; and providing academic assistance to students as needed.
Current national registry and State of Ohio certification at the paramedic level with appropriate instructor certifications. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a field related to public health or safety.
Demonstrated experience in the delivery of pre-hospital emergency care. Demonstrated experience implementing current national curricula and applying standards of national accreditation, national registration, and the requirements for state certification or licensure. Demonstrated commitment to being and remaining current in the field. Demonstrated experience in or commitment to innovative teaching strategies. Experience in teaching, or a willingness to teach, in a variety of instructional delivery modes, including the use of instructional technologies and online learning management systems. Effective oral and written communication skills and effective organizational skills. Ability to work well with others. Personal and educational philosophy compatible with the mission, goals, and objectives of the College. Demonstrated commitment to diversity. Demonstrated commitment to meeting students’ learning needs and empowering students in their learning endeavors.
Internal Number: PA700302P
About Central Ohio Technical College
COTC offers 45 degrees and certificates. Students choose COTC to gain hands-on, applicable experience to begin working in a technical field or to transfer those credits toward a bachelor's degree program at many of Ohio's public colleges and universities. COTC has articulation agreements with 22 four-year institutions.
The college’s main campus is located in Newark, Ohio, 35 miles east of Columbus, Ohio, the state’s capital. The greater Columbus area enjoys a thriving economy and boasts a population of over 2 million in its greater metropolitan area. With the college’s longstanding commitment to accessibility and affordability at the forefront, COTC implemented an aggressive plan for outreach and growth and now maintains three Higher Learning Commission (HLC) accredited full-service campuses in Coshocton, Knox and Pataskala, in addition to its main campus in Newark. The college is committed to providing education to all those who seek it, recognizing their diversity and needs. COTC is the only technical college in Ohio with four HLC accredited campuses.
COTC’s student-centered environment is at the core of all programming—from high-quality, hands-on instruction and resources... for first-generation college students and others who face personal challenges to opportunities for continued growth, development and success. Additionally, through its integration of academics and applied career preparation, COTC continues to be well aligned with local employer needs and economic development goals. The college offers 24 associate degree programs and 14 credit certificate programs in the in-demand fields of engineering technologies, computer and business information technologies, health technologies, public services and safety, and arts & sciences. The college offers additional customized workforce training through its Workforce Development Innovation Center (WDIC). Programs offered through the WDIC range from professional education and training of technical skill enhancement and safety certifications, to soft skills development and professional designation exam preparation.
COTC’s longstanding reputation for excellence allows the college to attract and maintain an excellent staff and faculty dedicated to the academic success of students. Further, through strategic planning and management, the college has eliminated all debt and remains debt free. From this position of strength, the college is well positioned for the future and maintains its vision is to be recognized as Ohio’s premier technical college focused on student success as well as for excellence in workforce development and technical education.
The Ohio State University at Newark offers the best of the Big Ten educational experience, including a rich research heritage and academic excellence. Small class sizes and interaction with faculty through research projects are unique features at Ohio State Newark. Students can complete bachelor's degree programs in education, nursing (RN to BSN), business, English, history and psychology. In addition, students can complete master's degrees in Early/Middle Childhood Education (M.Ed.) and in Integrated Teaching and Learning (M.A.), and most of the coursework for the master's in social work (M.S.W.). Students can take courses toward other Ohio State degree programs, and then transition on to the Columbus campus.