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Paramedic Instructor/Program Director

Moraine Park Technical College

Location US-WI-Fond du Lac
Posted 222 days ago -
Type: Full-Time Permanent
Reference ID: 2018-1443



Applications are being accepted for a full-time Paramedic Instructor at Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac campus.  The primary teaching responsibility will be instruction in the Emergency Medical Services programs, however, class assignments and locations may vary from term to term. The position will be shared with teaching and Paramedic Program Director/EMS Coordinator duties. This instructor may be asked to teach at various sites within the Moraine Park District to include campus, center and business locations, and may be required to teach on evenings and weekends. This position is also responsible for the oversight of CoAEMSP accreditation guidelines and Training Center Director responsibilities. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Human Services.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, initial screening date will take place July 30, 2018.


Beginning: August 2018


1. Prepare for and facilitate learning in the assigned courses according to the College’s core values. Establish a professional and safe learning environment. Set the classroom tone by modeling appropriate workplace skills and behavior. Maintain a positive climate for learning by performing classroom management and being aware of, monitoring and enforcing the Student Code of Conduct.
2. Meet the student learning needs by incorporating a variety of teaching methods and assessments.
3. Maintain student records and documentation. Submit grades within the expected timeframe. Provide timely verbal and written feedback to the students to ensure continued growth and development.
4. Participate in the development, implementation, evaluation and updating of curriculum.
5. Collaborate with College staff to recruit students. Assist with student recruitment by participating in College recruitment events, partnering with student recruitment staff, maintaining relationships with alumni and proactively promoting the College and services offered.
6. Collaborate with College staff to retain students and help them be successful. Work with Student Services staff to provide guidance to students. Assist in advising students regarding course enrollment, program and course content, lifelong learning and other program-related subjects.
7. Wor8. Build and maintain ongoing relationships with community, industry and clinical partners. Participate in external meetings and activities.
Actively participate in professional growth activities, such as: networking and sharing with and among faculty across the College, memberships and professional organizations, accepting and incorporating guidance and support from peers and supervisors, staying up-to-date with technology trends, maintaining occupational competence, staying current in the field and creating and maintaining a professional development plan. Assist with mentoring other full-time and adjunct faculty.
9. Maintain equipment and supplies for the classroom and labs, as necessary to support the assigned program area and future trends in industry. Work with supervisor to identify alternative funding sources as needed.
10. Serve as Program Director for the Paramedic program, and EMS/Fire Coordinator to include oversight of CoAEMSP accreditation guidelines and Training Center Director responsibilities. Prepare documents and reports for CoAEMSP, EMS E-Licensing, and the Department of Health Services.


1. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required, Master's Preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.
2. At least two years (4,000 hours) of occupational experience as a Paramedic. Qualified instructors have performed the following job duties:
            • Emergency care to include the following in accordance with scope of practice:
            • Patient Assessment
            • Airway and Respiratory Management
            • Cardiac and Pulmonary Arrest Management
3. Must be presently licensed or eligible for licensure by Wisconsin Department of Health Services as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic and must hold the following:
            • Current certification with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians at the Paramedic level.
            • Current Basic Life Support Instructor certification with the American Heart Association required.
            • Current Fire Fighter             • Current license/certificate as an Emergency Services Instructor II issued by the State of Wisconsin - Department of Health Services - Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Section.
4. Must have appropriate medical or allied health education, training, and experience.
5. Must be knowledgeable about methods of instruction, testing and evaluation of students.
6. Must have field experience in the delivery of out-of-hospital emergency care.
7. Must have academic training and preparation related to emergency medical services at least equivalent to that of a paramedic.
8. Must be knowledgeable about the current versions of the National EMS Scope of Practice and National EMS Education Standards, and about evidenced-informed clinical practice.
9. Must possess a valid WI Driver’s License, with the ability to pass MPTC’s insurance carrier criteria.
10. Must pass a Criminal Background Check, Drug Screening and complete the Health requirements.
11. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations by promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity.
12. Ability to adapt to meet student needs, including flexibility in scheduling, workload, and type/variety of communication.
13. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to convey ideas and concepts in a profess14. Ability to understand and promote the educational philosophy and programs that MPTC offers. Willingness to grow and evolve with the College’s educational philosophy.
15. Experience working and participating in a team environment and collaborating with other individuals and teams to meet student needs. Willingness to help students and team members grow and learn.
16. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations by promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity.
17. Experience with the MS Office Suite, the internet and email. Ability and willingness to learn new technologies. Experience with online learning platforms and student management systems preferred.
18. Ability and willingness to continuously learn and accept constructive feedback.
19. Strong organizational and time management skills. Must be able to manage time and schedule effectively.
20. Previous community involvement and a desire to give back to the profession and community.
21. Must meet Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements as detailed in Chapter TCS 3 of the Wisconsin Administrative

Benefits Summary

WI Retirement

Group Life Insurance

Group Health Insurance

Group Dental Insurance

Group Vision Insurance

Long Term Disability

Paid Holidays

Accumulative Sick Leave

Flexible Spending

403(b)/457 Deferred Comp-Voluntary Retirement Savings Program Options

Wellness Program

Professional Development

Educational Assistance

Employee Assistance Program