Inver Hills Community College seeks an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Instructor dedicated to excellence in teaching who desires to become part of a creative, vibrant, student-centered learning community. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspectives.
Faculty members at Inver Hills are professionally active scholars who participate in departmental and campus-wide activities to enhance their disciplines, promote interdisciplinary discourse and collaboration, and advance the college mission. The college is committed to reflecting a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds among its administrators, faculty, and staff.
The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Instructor will teach in an integrated Emergency Medical Services Program. Inver Hills offers an Associate in Science degree program for paramedics, and certificate programs for Paramedics and EMTs. The Emergency Health Services Program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) through the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP), and is approved by the Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Participate in department and college curriculum development.
Deliver classroom, web enhanced and/or online course instruction.
Conduct classroom research and other assessment/evaluation activities.
Mentor and advise students.
Participate in committee assignments and college wide initiatives.
Participate in department accreditation and review.
Engage in scholarly and other professional development activities.
Course assignments include day, evening, and weekend hours; and offsite locations.
Three full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience in pre-hospital, emergency, or critical care settings.
One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.
Current Minnesota certification, registration, or licensure as a paramedic, physician, physician's assistant, or registered nurse.
Experience teaching and/or desire to teach in a hospital clinical setting.
Experience developing and using student-centered, active, and experiential learning strategies.
Experience incorporating technology into curriculum delivery, including teaching online courses.
Other EMS specialty or advanced practice certifications such as Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor (PALS-I), PALS provider, Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP), etc.
Experience working with diverse populations, first generation students, underrepresented groups, and under-prepared students.
You must apply online and attach an electronic resume and copy of your transcript(s) to your online application in order to be considered for this position. Paper applications and resumes will not be considered.
Founded in 1970, Inver Hills is a comprehensive community college offering 35 program options and degrees including the Associate in Arts (A.A.), a liberal arts education degree that leads to transfer to four year colleges; the Associate in Fine Art (A.F.A.) degree in studio arts; and the career related Associate in Science (A.S.) and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees in leading occupational areas such as nursing, paralegal, computer networking, law enforcement, human services, business, emergency medical services, teacher education, and more.
Located 10 minutes from downtown St. Paul, scenic Inver Hills Community College serves over 9000 credit students annually. Many Inver Hills students are first generation. The student of color population has increased from 24% to 28% in the last four years. Almost 30 percent of students are low income and eligible for Pell grants. Inver Hills strives to reflect a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds among administrators, faculty and staff. Inver Hills is committed to quality improvement, Learning Communities, campus wide assessment, innovative instruction, integrating technology in instruction, collaboration with PreK12 for college readiness and access, and civic engagement.
If you have a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this selection process, please contact the Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (651) 450-3670; TTY (651) 450-3369.
Inver Hills Community College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer. A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.
The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
Desired Start Date: 08/17/2021
Internal Number: 1568
About Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College endeavors to serve students within nearby communities, as well as those coming from countries around the world. The majority of students work toward degrees and diplomas in a variety of programs to prepare them for employment. However, the college is also proud of its general education department, whose courses are part of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. As members of a student-centered organization, all employees, faculty members and administrators are focused on ways to continuously improve student learning within the college's mission. Along the way, DCTC has become a leader in delivering sustainable technologies, service-learning opportunities, and community engagement into the curricula of most programs.