Portland Community College’s Fire Protection Technology program is seeking a full-time instructor effective August 21, 2022 beginning the 2022/2023 academic year.
Portland Community College’s Fire Protection Technology program offers a unique opportunity to launch a career of public service in a short amount of time. PCC provides a diverse yet relevant variety of courses. We correlate classroom, laboratory, and field experience in public and private sector fire organizations. Students are trained to National Fire Protection Association and the National Fire Academy standards. https://www.pcc.edu/programs/fire-protection/
This faculty position based out of PCC’s Cascade campus requires experience in the Fire Protection industry and the ability to teach a broad range of Fire Protection courses as well as develop future coursework in alignment with industry. The position also requires the ability to facilitate development of technical skills and growth of interpersonal skills among a diverse student population through culturally-responsive instruction. As the only full-time Fire Protection (FP) instructor, this position performs all duties of full-time faculty at PCC and in particular:
- provides academic leadership in the implementation of a robust fire protection education program;
- supports and mentors FP part-time faculty;
- supports the development of an innovative, culturally-responsive fire protection curriculum that meets the needs of a diverse student body and industry
We are interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. If you meet the Instructor Qualifications, we encourage you to apply even if you do not believe you meet every one of the success criteria qualifications described below. You are also encouraged to address how your professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship and/or service will contribute to the College.
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 FP programs that currently span multiple locations. The primary location will be at the Cascade campus, with an expectation that Faculty spend time at each location where FP courses operate.
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.
See the classification description for additional information: https://www.pcc.edu/instructor-qualifications/fp/