Unclassified Employment Opportunities

Position: EMS Education Instructor - Full Time (9 Month)
Department: EMS Education
Reports To: EMS Program Director

Position Summary
The EMS Instructor plans, supports and delivers instruction for credit-based college courses in the EMS program or related courses. Instructors participate in the assessment for the program as well as providing instruction in both the classroom and lab environment. Classes take place on the Nunez Community College campus in Chalmette, LA. Instructor will be expected to be available to instruct classes based on a 40-hour work week.

Demonstrated Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The ideal candidate must have the ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students, employees, and our local community, one in which every individual feel respected and valued. The EMS Instructor must demonstrate cultural humility and the ability to work with a college community with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, including those with disabilities and veterans.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide instruction in face to face classes including preparing and delivering curriculum and supporting and maintaining a positive learning environment.
  • Provide instruction in face to face in lab settings providing the students with the necessary skills to successfully complete the program.
  • Support student learning and development through use of student conferences and mentoring activities, student feedback, including supporting a community of learning on the campus.
  • Participate in assessment at the program, departmental and college level for ongoing improvement and in relation to special tasks or projects.
  • Assist Program Director with scheduling of clinical / field practicums.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Experience:

  • Nationally Registered Paramedic.
  • State Licensed Paramedic.
  • Ability to become an EMS Instructor in the state of Louisiana.
  • Minimum of 2-years field experience as a paramedic providing direct patient care.
  • Minimum of 2-years’ experience in teaching in the classroom.

Required Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

  • Ability to be a dynamic leader that can work and communicate effectively with individuals possessing varying levels of pre-hospital medicine.
  • Ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines.
  • Independent decision making.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master's Degree.
  • American Heart Association Instructor in ACLS, BLS and PALS.
  • National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians Instructor in Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support.
  • Licensed EMS Instructor with the state of Louisiana.
  • Previous experience with higher education.

Physical Demands: When Applicable

  • Ability to work in excess of 40 hours a week, which may include nights and weekends.
  • Ability to view a computer screen for long periods of time.
  • Ability to function in a high-pressure, stressful environment and meet stringent deadlines.
  • Ability to operate a computer and standard office equipment.
  • Ability to carry <25 lbs., drive, stand, sit, reach, bend, climb.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

All applications are confidential, and references will not be contacted without the expressed authorization of the applicant.

To apply, send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts if applicable, and contact information for three professional references to: resumes@nunez.edu (put EMS INSTRUCTOR in the subject line)

Incomplete applications will not be forwarded for review.

It is the policy of Nunez Community College not to discriminate based on sex, creed, color, race, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or disability in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies as required by Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments and other Federal and State anti- discrimination laws.