Emergency Medical Services, Faculty Member and Program Director – F0121
HIRING RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
GENERAL INFORMATION: Brightpoint Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and one of the largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian in the metropolitan Richmond area and at off-campus classrooms throughout the area, Brightpoint Community College provides quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. The College’s vision is a success story for every student.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The EMS faculty member and program director teaches courses and provides operational management and academic administrative leadership for the Emergency Medical Services Program. In coordination with the division director, supports faculty and staff assigned to the department and creates an environment that encourages innovative strategies for curriculum development and delivery. Responsible for maintaining compliance with the Virginia Office of EMS and accrediting bodies. Develops schedules, manages adjunct faculty recruitment, and works with Advisory Board for programmatic improvement. Works collaboratively with others, including Community College Workforce Alliance to maximize credential attainment; and ensures continuous improvement of the EMS program in accordance with the College’s vision, mission, and strategic goals. The faculty member will report directly to the Director of Nursing and EMS. This position is pending final budgetary approval.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, master’s preferred; appropriate medical or allied health education, training; knowledgeable about methods of instruction, testing and evaluation of students; field experience in the delivery of out-of-hospital emergency care; academic training and preparation related to emergency medical services at least equivalent to that of a paramedic; knowledgeable about the current versions of the National EMS Scope of Practice and National EMS Education Standards, and about evidenced-in-formed clinical practice; knowledge of CAHEEP accreditation. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check will be required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working in higher education.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the VCCS’ portal located at https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/45411.
REQUIRED: A fully completed application, CV or resume to include a list of three professional references, cover letter, and copies of all applicable transcripts must be submitted through the career website to receive consideration.
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Brightpoint Community College embraces a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contributions of all people.