The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program at Portland Community College is seeking a full-time instructor effective August 21, 2022 beginning the 2022/2023 academic year.
Portland Community College’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program is the largest in the state of Oregon. This Career Technical Education program offers the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) career pathway certificate, a one-year EMS certificate and the accredited Paramedic AAS degree. EMS Program
PCC is committed to training and educating EMTs & Medics to the highest standards and has kept pace as technological advances and demands have evolved, including the addition of a new SIM Center.
This faculty position requires experience in the Emergency Medical Services industry and the ability to teach a broad range of Emergency Medical Services courses, as well as develop future coursework in alignment with industry. Based out of PCC’s Cascade Campus as one of three full-time Emergency Medical Services (EMS) faculty, this instructor performs all duties of full-time faculty at PCC and in particular:
- provides academic leadership in the implementation of a robust Emergency Medical Services education program;
- supports and mentors other EMS faculty & staff;
- supports the development of an innovative, culturally-responsive Emergency Medical Services curriculum that meets the needs of a diverse student body
NOTE: Prior work with diverse audiences and teaching at the community college, college and/or adult education level preferred.
As the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, Portland Community College serves nearly 60,000 full and part-time students across a large and diverse service area, with four campuses and multiple education centers. We aim to educate a skilled workforce, prepare students to successfully transfer to four-year schools and enrich the community through lifelong learning.
We are committed to a culture which values belonging, justice, diversity, equity and inclusion. A demonstrated commitment to culturally responsive and inclusive services designed to improve equitable educational outcomes for college students is required for this position.
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.
This position serves the EMS programs across multiple locations in PCC’s service area (Cascade, Willow Creek, Forest Grove, etc.). The primary location will be Cascade Campus, with an expectation that the faculty member teaches at any location where EMS courses are offered. In addition, there will be some occasions where business will be required at other PCC or off-site locations. There will be some opportunities for remote/hybrid work, as approved by the position supervisor and executive leaders.
Your application must include a cover letter that addresses how you meet the Success Criteria and Preferred Qualifications listed below. As part of the application, you will also be asked to provide a reflection that includes information about your processes for self-examination, seeking cultural knowledge, collecting and assessing information, or navigating complex cultural interactions to illustrate how your experiences prepare you for culturally-responsive teaching.
See the classification description for additional information: https://www.pcc.edu/instructor-qualifications/EMS-EmergencyMedicalServicesInstructorQualifications/