Adjunct - Utah Fire & Rescue Academy

Utah Valley University

United States

June 18, 2021


Advertisement Details Position Title Adjunct - Utah Fire & Rescue Academy

Position Category Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour) Summary

The Utah Fire and Rescue Academy (UFRA) is hiring an adjunct instructor who has earned the Utah State Fire Service Instructor I certification or has equivalent instructor credentials, certificates, and experience in Fire Science subject areas, and has a minimum of two years experience teaching curriculum related to Fire Science. Under the direction of the UFRA Assistant Director – Operations, this individual will teach, prepare, and follow an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught; prepare instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, mock-ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary: instruct, manage, and supervise individuals and groups in classrooms, props, and drill grounds using appropriate teaching and safety methods; administer certification exams as directed.

Required Qualifications

  • Utah State Fire Service Instructor I certification or has equivalent instructor credentials.
  • Has a minimum of two years experience teaching Fire Science, and has equivalent certificates, qualifications, and years of experience in the subject areas.
  • Must be certified at or above the level of teaching or testing.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of subject material and course content related to Fire Science.
  • Knowledge of fire terminology and fire behavior.
  • Knowledge of standards, regulations, and laws pertaining to fire science, including those pertaining to the Utah Fire Service, Certification System, and the NFPA.
  • Knowledge of computer applications.
  • Interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Knowledge of instructional objectives and course development techniques.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Skills with managing, preparing, and delivering courses in the classroom and in the field.
  • Ability to work effectively with students.
  • Ability to give and receive oral and written instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally, non-verbally, and in writing.
  • Preferred Qualifications Physical Requirements

  • Frequent standing, sitting, talking, hearing, seeing and vision ability.
  • Occasional climbing, bending, reaching, walking, crawling, typing, pushing, pulling, lifting greater than 50 lbs, and grasping.
  • EEO Statement

    Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant's qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

    Benefits Summary


    FLSA Non-Exempt Pay Range DOQ: www. (for salary schedules)

    Advertisement Number FAC06521

    Open Date 05/06/2021 Review Start Date 05/12/2021 Close Date 06/18/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

    To be considered as a UFRA adjunct instructor the following must be submitted: A cover letter of interest with evidence of qualifications. A resume of instructional education, training, and experience. Fire Service credentials; copies of technical credentials and certifications. Two letters of recommendation which address your instructional and technical qualifications. Proven instructional ability and experience. Letters from your immediate supervisor, training officer, chief, or UFRA program manager.

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    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have Utah State Fire Service Instructor I certification or equivalent instructor credentials?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How many years of instructor experience do you have teaching Fire Science such as; HazMat Awareness, HazMat Operations, Firefighter I & II, ADO, and/or others not listed?
  • 0-2
  • 2-4
  • 4-6
  • 7+
  • How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
  • 0-1
  • 1-3
  • 3-5
  • 5-7
  • 7+
  • What is the highest level of education attained?
  • GED
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Masters Degree
  • PHD
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • Evidence of Degree (copy of transcript OR diploma)
  • Other Document #1
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • License or Certification
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