Assistant Professor, EMS/Paramedicine

  • McLennan Community College
  • 1400 College Drive, Waco, TX, USA
  • Oct 19, 2020
Full time   Health Sciences, OT, PT, Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

Communications: We will be open and courageous in our communication with students and with one another. We will communicate   decisions and the reasons for them.  Excellence: We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission.  Inclusiveness: We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together.  Integrity: We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions.  People: We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

Participate in teaching Paramedic and EMT theory and clinical practice in EMS Education curriculum. Plan, supervise, and evaluate student clinical experiences in assigned health care facilities. Responsible for didactic and clinical instruction. Must be able to travel to clinical affiliates. This EMS Education program prepares competent EMTs and Paramedics to give patient-centered care in pre-hospital, hospital, and other health agencies. Faculty are expected to accept courses as assigned which could include non-traditional venues, such as evening, weekend, dual credit, blended, and/or online courses. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to: student advising, recruitment, maintaining office hours, participating in college committees, promoting and supporting student extra-curricular activities, participation in the mentor/mentee program, participating in professional development, participating in the faculty evaluation program, working across departments to develop student communication, computation, and problem-solving skills.   Position reports to Program Director of EMS education and exercises no supervision.
Note: This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly     considered for this position.

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

Education:  Associates of Applied Science in Paramedicine or related field from an accredited college or university.
Experience:  Have prehospital emergency care experience and demonstrate clinical competence as a generalist in prehospital emergency care. Applicants must have a minimum of two years EMS Education teaching or training experience.
Special Requirements Must have a current NREMT-P (National Registry EMT-Paramedic). Must be a LP (Licensed Paramedic), or have the ability to obtain within first 90 days of employment. Must possess, or have the ability to obtain, a Texas Paramedic certification within first 90 days of employment.

Education:   Bachelor’s Degree in EMS or related field from an accredited college or university.
Experience:  At least 2 years of previous experience teaching Paramedic and EMT coursework in a college-based EMS Education program.

Supplemental information

MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit


  • Online Application (Be sure to include Licensure/Certification information)
  • Resume
  • KSA Statement* (See Selection Criteria)
  • Copies of College Transcripts

SELECTION CRITERIA *Attach a brief statement addressing how you acquired each of the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities through your education, personal experience, or previous employment:
Knowledge of: (1) subject matter; (2) professional development planning; (3) trends in teaching/learning theory as it applies to Paramedicine; (4) new developments in the field as well as expert knowledge of required material; Ability to: (5) maintain office hours; (6) advise students; (7) teach at the post secondary level; (8) use technology in support of instruction; (9) evaluate student performance; (10) promote and support related extra-curricular activities; (11) must be capable of working with other disciplines and facilitating student development of communication, computation and problem solving skills. (12) establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; (13) communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; (14) possess computation and problem-solving skills; (15) ability to teach skills at all EMS certification levels.

Significant exertion on a daily basis.  Awkward positions and sustained activities require strength. Frequent moderate lifting is required (30-60 lbs.). Minimal Hazard/Exposure: Standard office setting. At least minimal environmental controls to assure health and comfort.


Application Details


Interested and qualified applicants should submit application materials to: NOTE:  Finalists may be asked to participate in a teaching demonstration. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit


  • MCC Employment Application
  • Resume
  • KSA Statement (See Selection Criteria)
  • Copies of College Transcripts

MCC provides equal opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment.

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Application Deadline

Position open until filled.