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Program Director & Asst Professor of Paramedicine

Baltimore City Community College

Job Title: Program Director & Asst Professor of Paramedicine
Job Location: Baltimore , MD
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
Deans, directors, registrar
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-02-26
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description


Program Director & Asst Professor of Paramedicine
Baltimore City Community College

About Baltimore City Community College

Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves more than 15,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that 100** nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2016. **Based on fall 2015 credit enrollment.

Description/Job Summary

Overview of Position:


The EMS/EMT/Paramedic program director is responsible for the administration and oversight of the program, including, but not limited to long range planning, ongoing development, teaching, advising, collaboration with the medical director, orientation and training of faculty and instructional staff, and quality control and revision of the educational program and clinical site management.  Responsibilities also include collaborating with admissions to recruit students and application and maintenance of accreditation status.

A Program Director & Assistant Professor is responsible for:
Program Coordination Duties:
  • Provide leadership in ensuring thorough faculty evaluation and that instructional quality is being maintained and that program standards are followed. 
  • Provide leadership in the development and evaluation of assessment testing and placement in your program, if required.
  • Periodic review of curriculum to make sure that it meets state and federal standards
  • Collaborates with the College grants office to develop grant proposals
  • Prepare and submit annual accreditation documentation and other reports
  • Maintains appropriate program and student records in accordance with guidelines of the accrediting and regulatory bodies
  • Monitor, analyze, evaluate and report program outcomes to appropriate stakeholders
  • Development and execution of a recruitment plan to increase program enrollment
  • Development and execution of a retention plan as necessary
  • Collaborate with the College’s marketing department to develop marketing materials
  • Preparation and oversight of an annual budget in consultation with associate dean
  • Provide leadership in preparing program course schedules for fall, spring, and summer sessions, online and other delivery formats.
  • Coordinate with the Associate Dean teaching assignments for full-time and adjunct faculty for their program; and, assist Associate Dean with the recruitment, hiring, training, and mentoring of full-time and adjunct faculty within your program.  
  • Participate in required faculty and department meetings, as well as meetings of college committees and Advisory Board of the program. 
  • With the program faculty, procure clinical placement/field internships for students, and evaluate the effectiveness of the same to ensure successful student outcomes.
  • Assist in maintaining appropriate inventory of supplies for laboratory instruction.
  • Participation in professional organizations, as appropriate
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the associate dean
 
Teaching Duties:
  • Based on Master Syllabus, design and teach assigned class session(s), leveraging digital content and multi-media resources in the classroom.
  • Assess student engagement/understanding during each class session.
  • Collect, grade, and report assignments and homework.
  • Assess and monitor student progress and understanding throughout the course and provide remediation as necessary.
  • Offer content help through various means Select course materials as they reflect the Master Syllabus;
  • Use the College’s learning management system as outlined by college policies and procedures
  • Maintain and update the syllabus and course materials.
  • Set up online courses when relevant.
  • Create new digital instruction materials.
  • Exhibit a spirit of inquiry about teaching and learning, student development, and evaluation methods.
  • Use evidence-based resources to improve and support teaching.
  • Develop an area of expertise in the academic arena.
  • Share teaching expertise with colleagues and others.
  • Demonstrate integrity as a scholar.
  • Provide required office hours.
  • Effectively communicate with students via e-mail, phone or online discussion boards.
  • Provide academic advice and guidance to students.
  • Submit grades, on time, via the faculty portal.
  • Manage incompletes and make-ups.
  • Occasionally instruct Independent Study students for purpose of graduation.
  • Participation in professional organizations, as appropriate

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, emergency services, emergency management or related field from an accredited institution recognized by the US Department of Education
  • Current National Registry Paramedic Certification
  • Current AHA ACLS [Advanced Cardiac Life Support]
  • Minimum of 3 years field experience as EMT/Paramedic
  • Have appropriate medical or allied health education, training and work experience
  • Be knowledgeable about methods of instruction, testing and evaluation of students
  • Be knowledgeable about the current versions of the National EMS Scope of Practice and National EMS education standards
  • MICRB [Maryland Instructor Certification Review Board] certification
 
Skills and Attributes:
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and management skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with diverse populations
  • Patience and tact
  • Intensive teaching capability necessary to focus on developmental educational needs as required
  • Ability to lift, carry, push and pull up to 30 pounds

Information and Application Process Instructions

Why Work at BCCC?

Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a crossroads of diverse peoples, of learning and work, and the multiplicity of stakeholders we serve: individuals, businesses, government and educational institutions of the community at large.

Our employees enjoy a collegial environment that is both challenging and welcoming. We stay innovative as we strive to be the leader in providing quality education that responds to and meets the needs of a diverse population of learners. Students come here to change their lives through education.

BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Applications: Please apply online.

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