Job Number: 523604
Classification: Assistant Professor (F9)
Grade: UNAC Grade 30
Work type: Faculty Full-time, On Campus
Administrative Unit: University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit: UAF Community and Technical College
Categories: Education/Instructional, Health Profession
UAF's Community and Technical College has an immediate opening for a Term Assistant Professor of Paramedicine to join the growing Emergency Services Department and Paramedic Academy. The successful candidate will teach classes, provide academic counseling, assist in maintaining the skills lab, assist in curriculum development. This is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.Duties:
100Support UAF bipartite mission of performing teaching and public service. Develop and implement course and program level assessment. Maintain regular office hours according to contractual guidelines. Write and Update course syllabi, assist with curriculum review, revision and development. Engage in professional development and technology upgrading activities. Contribute to the improvement of the program, college and university through committee participation. Attend department and campus wide meetings. Teach Paramedic and/or EMT courses. Create student homework and testing assignments. Select the appropriate skills lab personnel. Ensure the availability of necessary training equipment. Provide academic counseling for Paramedic students. Monitor and evaluate student progress through the Paramedic Academy. Assist students in reaching their goal of completion of the Paramedic Academy.Essential
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students and ability to work as a team player.
The following knowledge, skills and abilities are required: -Demonstrate the ability to communicate well, both written and oral. -Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of ethical responsibilities. -Possess strong competency in critical thinking skills. -Demonstrated ability to work with people of all ages, cultures, races, ethnicity, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
- Minimum of three years of pre-hospital care experience at the paramedic level. - At least one year of responsibility for coordinating education for advance life support pre-hospital care providers within the proceeding five years.
Required Education or Training:
The successful candidate will: 1) provide evidence of at least three years experience as an EMS provider and one of the following valid credentials: - EMT-I, EMT-II, EMT-III, AEMT or Paramedic certification by the Alaska Department of EMS - EMT or National Registry Paramedic certification from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), - authorized to practice in the State of Alaska as a physician or physician assistant under AS 08.64 or as a registered nurse under AS 08.68 2) Provide evidence of successful completion of or ability to complete upon hire: State of Alaska EMS department approved EMS instructor course; or an instructor course that the State of Alaska EMS department determines meets or exceeds the objectives set out in the National Association of EMS Educators and the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's National Guidelines for Educating EMS Instructors, 2002. 3) Provide evidence of successful completion of or ability to complete upon hire Method of Instruction (MOI) - Associate's degree, or higher, or equivalent experience is required.
ALTHOUGH not required for this position, the following are preferred: - Baccalaureate degree. - Current paramedic NREMT Certification or State License. - At least one year teaching experience in the paramedic field. - At least 50 hours teaching in eight or more of the subject areas contained in the United States Department of Transportation National Curriculum to an audience that included paramedics.
This is a full-time, 9-month, term faculty position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach the following to complete your application:
- Resume or Vita
- Cover letter discussing your experience and qualifications
- Three professional references, including their name, email address and contact phone number; to include at least one reference from a current or past supervisor.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.
UAF CTC offers 40 associate degrees, certificates, and occupational endorsements at 11 locations throughout Fairbanks and the Tanana Valley of Interior Alaska. UAF CTC is responsive to local and regional vocational and technical training needs, and focuses on workforce development to meet the needs of the region and the state. UAF CTC's programs also provide students with the academic framework to help them achieve their higher education goals, whether it is to complete an associate of arts degree or transfer to a baccalaureate program.
In addition, UAF CTC provides career training and development opportunities through workforce development and professional development programs. Staff and faculty have forged close ties with businesses and local agencies, enhancing instruction and increasing job placements.
UAF CTC has an annual budget of approximately $14 million, and employs a diverse population of approximately 35 full-time faculty and 200 adjunct faculty who are represented by two unions and a staff of about 35. Approximately 3000 students attend UAF CTC. They are culturally diverse and include many non-traditional students and students from the military community.
This position is term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.
This position is represented by United Academics-AAUP/AFT (UNAC). https:// www. unitedacademics.net/
To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www. alaska.edu/nondiscrimination
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Dianna James, UAF Community and Technical College HR Manager, at [email protected] or 907-455-2863.
Advertised: 09 Jan 2023 Alaskan Standard Time Applications close: Open until filled