The primary responsibility of a faculty member at Northern Virginia Community College is to provide quality instruction for the students. The major emphasis is on excellent teaching by working with students in classrooms, laboratories, individual conferences, and related activities. Faculty help students develop their interests and abilities to their fullest capacity to become better workers and better citizens
Description of Duties and Tasks:
Full-time teaching faculty in EMS are responsible for teaching various courses in the discipline. Courses are offered in traditional, hybrid, and distance learning environments. All faculty members must be available to teach day, evening and weekend classes. Faculty members also serve as faculty advisors, serve on division/campus/college committees, and participate in curriculum development and assessment. This appointment has a normal teaching load of 15 credits per semester. This position is a 9-month teaching position for EMS courses at all levels (EMT and Paramedic). Responsibilities will include developing and coordinating didactic and practical skill sessions according to the National Standard Curriculum, conducting cognitive, psychomotor, and effective assessments, and managing various classroom activities pertaining to EMS education.
Minimum Qualifications :
Associate's degree in the teaching field with demonstrated competency in teaching field or Bachelor's degree in teaching field
2 years of related occupational experience
Current National Registry Paramedic certification OR past National Registry Paramedic certification with current (active and unencumbered) licensure in Virginia as: RN,NP, PA, or MD/DO.
Current AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) provider certification
Current AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) provider certification
Current AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) provider certification The successful candidate must be willing to teach a combination of day, evening, weekend, and online classes with the ability to be flexible to work at any of the College's locations. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check is required
Bachelor's degree in the teaching field with demonstrated competency in teaching field.
At least one year of Basic and Advanced life support level EMS teaching experience
For RN,NP, PA, or MD/DO applicants: at least one year of experience in a hospital based Emergency Department
AHA Instructor Certifications (BLS, ACLS, PALS)
At least two years of advanced life support level (ALS) experience as a released pre-hospital EMS provider
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) or Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Provider certification Experience teaching in the community college environment. Experience with and preparation for teaching culturally, linguistically, socio-economically, and academically diverse students at the college-level; college-level teaching experience; experience with a diverse campus population; certification in teaching hybrid or online courses.
Internal Number: 25769
About Northern Virginia Community College
Begun in 1964, Northern Virginia Community College offers a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprising of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries. Located near Washington, D.C., the College includes six campuses. NOVA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers more than 160 degrees at the associate's level and certificate programs.