Applications are being accepted for a full-time Paramedic Instructor at Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac campus. The primary teaching responsibility will be instruction in the Emergency Medical Services programs, however, class assignments and locations may vary from term to term. This position will include both teaching responsibilities and serving as Training Center Coordinator with the American Heart Association (AHA). This instructor may be asked to teach at various sites within the Moraine Park District to include campus, center and business locations, and may be required to teach on evenings and weekends. This position is also responsible for the oversight of AHA guidelines. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Human Services.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, initial screening will take place October 12, 2018.
1. Prepare for and facilitate learning in the assigned courses according to the College’s core values. Establish a professional and safe learning environment. Set the classroom tone by modeling appropriate workplace skills and behavior. Maintain a positive climate for learning by performing classroom management and being aware of, monitoring and enforcing the Student Code of Conduct.
2. Meet the student learning needs by incorporating a variety of teaching methods and assessments.
3. Maintain student records and documentation. Submit grades within the expected timeframe. Provide timely verbal and written feedback to the students to ensure continued growth and development.
4. Participate in the development, implementation, evaluation and updating of curriculum.
5. Collaborate with College staff to recruit students. Assist with student recruitment by participating in College recruitment events, partnering with student recruitment staff, maintaining relationships with alumni and proactively promoting the College and services offered.
6. Collaborate with College staff to retain students and help them be successful. Work with Student Services staff to provide guidance to students. Assist in advising students regarding course enrollment, program and course content, lifelong learning and other program-related subjects.
7. Work with internal customers, including student services staff, adjunct faculty and other College staff, to provide consistent, effective learning and support for students. Support the College by staying current with internal and external changes and provide input by participating in College meetings and activities.
8. Build and maintain ongoing relationships with community, industry and clinical partners. Participate in external meetings and activities.
9. Actively participate in professional growth activities, such as: networking and sharing with and
among faculty across the College, memberships and professional organizations, accepting andincorporating guidance and support from peers and supervisors, staying up-to-date with technology trends, maintaining occupational competence, staying current in the field and creating and maintaining a professional development plan. Assist with mentoring other full-time and adjunct faculty.
10. Maintain equipment and supplies for the classroom and labs, as necessary to support the assigned program area and future trends in industry. Work with supervisor to identify alternative funding sources as needed.
11. Maintain necessary records, reports and client tracking as established by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board, the WI Department of Health and Human Services, National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, and CoAEMSP, EMS-Licensing, and the Department of Health Services
12. Support part-time faculty in both lesson plan and learning activity development.
1. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. If no Bachelor’s Degree, must be willing to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited program. Progress toward a Bachelor’s Degree will be measured through successful completion of a minimum of six (6) credits of coursework annually, beginning with the second year of employment.
2. At least two years (4,000 hours) of occupational experience as a Paramedic. Qualified instructors have performed the following duties:
• Emergency care to include the following in accordance with scope of practice:
• Patient Assessment
• Airway and Respiratory Management
• Cardiac and Pulmonary Arrest Management
3. Must be presently licensed or eligible for licensure by Wisconsin Department of Health Services as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic and must hold the following:
• Current certification with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians at the Paramedic level.
• Current Basic Life Support Instructor certification with the American Heart Association required.
• Current license/certificate as an Emergency Services Instructor II issued by the State of Wisconsin - Department of Health Services - Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Section.
4. Must have appropriate medical or allied health education, training and experience.
5. Must be knowledgeable about methods of instruction, testing and evaluating of students.
6. Must have field experience in the delivery of out-of-hospital emergency care.
7. Must have academic training and preparation related to emergency medical services at least equivalent to that of a paramedic.
8. Must be knowledgeable about the current versions of the National EMS Scope of Practice and National EMS Education Standards, and about evidence-informed critical practice.
9. Must possess a valid WI Driver’s License, with the ability to pass MPTC’s insurance carrier criteria.
10. Ability to adapt to meet student needs, including flexibility in scheduling, workload, and type/variety of communication.
11. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to convey ideas and concepts in a professional manner. Ability to adjust to variance in communication and learning styles of students. Ability and willingness to communicate regularly with students and other internal and external customers.
12. Ability to understand and promote the educational philosophy and programs that MPTC offers. Willingness to grow and evolve with the College’s educational philosophy.
13. Experience working and participating in a team environment and collaborating with other individuals and teams to meet student needs. Willingness to help students and team members grow and learn.
14. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations by promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity.
15. Experience with the MS Office Suite, the internet and email. Ability and willingness to learn new technologies. Experience with online learning platforms and student management systems preferred.
16. Ability and willingness to continuously learn and accept constructive feedback.
17. Strong organizational and time management skills. Must be able to manage time and schedule effectively.
18. Previous community involvement and a desire to give back to the profession and community.
19. Must meet Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements as detailed in Chapter TCS 3 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code.
Group Life Insurance
Group Health Insurance
Group Dental Insurance
Group Vision Insurance
Long Term Disability
Accumulative Sick Leave
403(b)/457 Deferred Comp-Voluntary Retirement Savings Program Options
Employee Assistance Program