The Program Director in collaboration with the Dean provides the vision and leadership required to realize the mission of Fire Protection Technology and the college at large. Primary administrative responsibilities include program development/management, budget development/management, maintaining programmatic accreditation/external partnerships and providing operational supervision to full and part time faculty and staff in the department. Instructional responsibilities require a strong Fire Protection Technology skill set and the ability to teach students effectively in an instructional environment. The Program Director is a member of the full-time faculty, and maintains a teaching load with some administrative release time to carry out duties.
-Bachelor's degree in Fire Protection or a closely related field with 18 graduate credit hours in fire protection from a regionally accredited college/university.
-Master’s degree in Fire Protection or a closely related field from a regionally accredited college/university.
- 5 years of relevant field experience in fire protection/fire service, etc. - 3 years teaching and/or industry training experience in fire protection topics in any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars - Experience with direct supervision of employees to include performance evaluation. - Experience with national accreditation standards for Fire Protection programs.
- Greater than 5 years of relevant field experience in fire protection/fire service, etc. - Greater than 3 years teaching and/or industry training experience in fire protection topics in any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars - Teaching/training experience in a post-secondary institution. - Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes - Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems.
Guilford Technical Community College offers more than 80 programs of study and continues to support success through innovative education, training and partnerships. The college offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates as well as noncredit courses in professional development, personal enrichment, job training, career development and basic education. As the third largest of 58 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System, GTCC serves more than 40,000 students annually from its Jamestown, Greensboro, High Point, Aviation and Donald W. Cameron campuses as well as its Small Business Center in Greensboro and High Point.