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Instructor, Emergency Medical Services

Aims Community College

This is a Contract position in Fort Collins, CO posted November 23, 2021.

Location: Windsor, CO

Are you a current Aims Employee or Student Worker? If so, we need you to apply through your Workday account.

Instructions for Aims Applicants:

Please close this window and log into your Workday account. Apply by using the “Career” application on your home page. If you’re a student worker please use “Find Student Jobs” under the “Career” application to apply.

Instructions for all Applicants:

In order to be considered please provide a thorough and complete application.

  • Clearly document job duties performed that relate to responsibilities, qualifications, and essential job duties in the “Work Experience” section on the application. We evaluate your experience based on this information.
  • Clearly outline dates of employment and hours worked per week or credit hours worked per term for each employment experience listed in the Work Experience section of the Application.
  • Please make sure you state whether work experience (aka work history) is part time or full time employment (full time is 40 or more hours per week).

 

Be sure to upload all the required documents listed at the bottom of the Job Description. This can be uploaded as part of your application materials in the “My Experience” section.  If there are missing documents, your incomplete application will not be considered.

Upon hire, all positions at Aims Community College require a criminal background check, and may require a MVR, and/or drug screen. Keep in mind, a conviction does not automatically preclude candidates from being employed. The nature of a conviction will be considered relative to the duties of the position.

Job Description:

Full-time, Faculty, 9-month Academic position – Emergency Medical Services Faculty
This is a full-time, non-tenure-track, benefited faculty position beginning Fall Semester, 2021.

The faculty member will conduct their assignments and co-curricular college activities in a manner consistent with the philosophy and purpose of Aims Community College as stated in the school catalog. The primary purpose of the faculty member is to teach. The faculty member is also responsible for scholarly and creative activities (professional development), and service to the college.

The following list provides detailed expectations for this full-time faculty position:

1. Provide effective and high-quality instruction and assessment.

2. Continually refine and modernize curriculum so that it remains educationally sound and meets the high standards of Aims Community College; develop curriculum as assigned.

3. Teach many of the following courses: Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), EMS IV/IO Therapy, AEMT, EMT, and EMS Internship/Clinicals, and EMT Basic Refresher. Other approved courses may be periodically offered. 

4. Additionally, full-time faculty are expected to: (a) Collaborate on the creation and oversight of curriculum, (b) Support part-time faculty through meetings and answering questions, (c) Keep the department chair informed of issues, concerns, and highlights from the classroom.

5. Maintain currency in your field of expertise.

6. Use computer technology to enhance student learning.

7. Ensure availability to students by providing opportunities for answering questions and providing support outside of the classroom.  This can take the form of formal office hours, phone call availability, synchronous chat, or other such options as long as you make availability clear to students and responsive to their needs.

8. Be available to teach on any campus/outreach site at any scheduled time as assigned. Efforts are made to accommodate faculty preferences, but all faculty must provide flexibility to accommodate students’ scheduling needs as our top priority.

9. Express an attitude and aptitude that is supportive of the College’s efforts to provide students with a range of course modality options.  Teaching assignment may include online, synchronous remote, traditional face-to-face or blended (hybrid) versions of these as determined by student, department and College needs.

10. Provide meaningful participation on college committees or organizations by seeking out areas of interest and being supportive of department and college needs.

11. Actively participate in college efforts to enhance student persistence and retention.

12. Assist in the implementation of institutional, divisional, or department goals as assigned.

13. Initiate and maintain professional relationships with external agencies, business and other educational institutions as assigned.

14. Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy that each individual should be allowed an opportunity to succeed regardless of past experience.

15. Demonstrate a knowledge of developmental education theory and student development theory, and develop strategies to meet students wherever they are in their knowledge and ability level to help them successfully reach the course outcomes.

16. Demonstrate a willingness to embrace and apply the provisions of Aims Community College’s Mission Statement, Purposes, Philosophy and commitment to Affirmative Action.

17. Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Department Chair or Academic Dean.

This posting is open until filled with first review of applicants on November 28th, 2021. For best consideration, apply by this date.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution in emergency medical services or a closely related field or subfield, such as fire science, healthcare, nursing, or emergency management. An Associate’s degree plus two (2) years of experience in related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.

  • Colorado Paramedic Certification or a Registered Nurse with a minimum of one years experience in one of the following areas: critical care, emergency care, intensive care, or as a flight nurse.

  • Experience teaching emergency medical courses at the college level.

  • Ability to teach using methodologies that support a student centered learning environment.

  • Computer literacy and the ability to use computer technology in classroom/lab instruction.

  • A willingness to take classes in teaching methods, curriculum development, computer applications or other coursework deemed necessary by the department chair or Academic Dean.

  • An open and willing attitude toward teaching courses in varied modalities, including online, synchronous remote and traditional face-to-face.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s  degree in emergency medical services or related field.

  • Experience teaching emergency medical services courses at a community college.

  • Experience teaching and supporting traditionally underserved student populations.

  • Willingness to teach a wide variety of emergency medical services courses.

  • A demonstrated aptitude for developing course content and teaching in varied modalities: online, synchronous remote, traditional face-to-face, and blended (hybrid) versions of each.

Required Documents: All applicants must submit the following: 

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume or CV

  • Diversity Statement,

  • Teaching Philosophy

Please Note: All required documents can be uploaded in the “my experience” section of the application under Required Documents.

Minimum Payment Amount:

$45,900.00

The hiring range for full-time positions is based on qualifications, experience and internal equity and one can earn up to 5% above the minimum salary stated in the job posting. Employees in these positions may be asked to participate in temporary assignments lasting less than 6 months (such as curriculum development, short term projects, meetings and substitute duties) which could amount to additional temporary pay.

Pay Rate Type:

Salary

Included with Aims Full-time Employment is a generous package of Benefits, most are listed below:

  • Benefits are effective immediately
  • 100% employer provided medical & dental coverage employees (employee only option)
  • 85% employer provided medical & dental coverage for employee’s spouse and/or family
  • Voluntary vision insurance
  • Staff Annual Leave (minimum accrual of 15 days) & Sick (minimum accrual of 12 days)
  • 17 paid holidays and 3 personal days each year
  • Summer schedule: 4 day work week – Fridays Off
  • Employer paid long-term disability and life insurance premiums  
  • Tuition waiver & reimbursement for employees
  • Tuition waiver for dependents
  • PERA employer (see www.copera.org for comprehensive benefits) 
  • Additional supplemental benefits & retirement programs available
  • Access to the PERC (Aims gym) for employee & one guest
  • Free parking on all campuses

Part-time employees also receive some benefits depending on the number of hours worked.

  • Tuition waiver for employee on Aims courses
  • Access to the PERC (Aims gym) for employee & one guest
  • Aims Discount program
  • Free parking on all campuses
  • PERA employer (see www.copera.org for comprehensive benefits) 
  • Additional supplemental benefits & retirement programs available

Screening/Selection:

If you need assistance with this process please contact Human Resources.

Initial screening will be conducted by a committee based on completed application materials.

Please be prepared to submit the following, if required:

  • Cover Letter addressing qualifications relative to position requirements
  • Resume
  • Diversity Statement; see below  
  • Teaching Philosophy (for faculty positions only)
  • Copy of Transcripts for all positions. Official transcripts will be required if hired for all Full Time positions

    Diversity Statement Instructions

    Aims Community College recognizes and celebrates diversity within our students, faculty, and staff. We are committed to equity and inclusion to improve the learning experiences of all students and the working conditions of all employees.

    • In your diversity statement, please provide your interpretation of what it means to serve a diverse community and work in an inclusive environment.

    • Please include specific examples for how your background, education, and/or professional experience have prepared you to fulfill those responsibilities in this position.

    • As you consider what to put in your statement, please note Aims Community College is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, or any other protected class.

    Faculty: Must submit academic transcripts from an accredited institution. Applicants who have degrees from outside of the United States must request a credential evaluation of their transcript. National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (www.naces.org) or Association of International Credential Evaluators (www.aice-eval.org) lists members who may be contacted for assistance in evaluating foreign credentials.

    If you are a current Aims Community College Faculty and have transcripts on file, then a new official copy is not required.

    Aims Community College is an equal opportunity employer.  Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination based on age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, or veteran’s status.  All application materials must be submitted by the closing date posted and become the property of Aims Community College. The screening committee will select finalists for interviews. The goal of Aims Community College is to enhance the diversity present in the district we serve. To comply with Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, if hired, you will be required to provide documents within 3 days of hire date to show your identity and your authorization to work. This law applies to all persons hired.