Tenure Track Faculty in Emergency Medical Services

$65,000 - $71,000 yearly
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College - MassBay Community College
  • Framingham, MA, USA
  • Jun 10, 2024
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology

Job Description

MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities, and to contribute to the region’s economic development.

Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community.

Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts.

Position Summary:

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for teaching and promoting success among a diverse student population. Faculty members are responsible for developing educational and evaluation materials consistent with the philosophy and framework of the program, MassBay Community College and (as applicable, accreditation, licensure, and specialty requirements) in accordance with the MA Office of Emergency Medical Services and CoAEMSP. The faculty member is responsible for maintaining a current OEMS or NREMT license/certification and expertise in emergency medical services.

Come join our CAAHEP-accredited Paramedicine Program.  MassBay Community College seeks a qualified full-time faculty to educate the next generation of Emergency Medical Services professionals. This faculty member teaches courses in the classroom, skills lab, simulation laboratory in both the EMT and Paramedicine Programs.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate proficiency in using electronic learning platforms to facilitate student learning and work as part of a team, demonstrate a passion for collaborative work with diverse faculty, staff and students and an ability to positively influence, mentor and work with a diverse student population of the Emergency Medical Services program.

This instructor adheres to faculty responsibilities in accordance with regulations set forth by the MA OEMS (Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services) and, standards set forth by CoAEMSP (Committee on Accreditation of Emergency Medical Service Providers).
This candidate must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a rich and diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds, and those with differing abilities.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Maintain a full-time workload which may include teaching in EMT and Paramedicine Programs to include classroom, clinical, laboratory courses, and simulation-based courses;
  • Prepare syllabi and develop curricula for lectures, laboratory and simulation settings to address course and program student learning outcomes and Graduation Competencies as appropriate;
  • Teach effectively in a traditional, hybrid and/or online environment;
  • Serve as an academic advisor to students and maintain office hours;
  • Participate in College, Division and Program governance inclusive of attending Division, Department, Advisory Committee, and other committee meetings;
  • Participate in assessment of course and program learning outcomes;
  • Maintain a safe environment during skills training and evaluation sessions;
  • Use technology effectively to communicate with students and colleagues and to enhance classroom learning as appropriate;
  • Engage in professional development activities to maintain excellence and expertise in classroom/clinical/simulation teaching;
  • Maintain appropriate paperwork and documentation required by the program and accreditation agencies;
  • Carry out other related duties as assigned by the Dean consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Commitment to Equity:

  • Support MassBay’s commitment to the Equity Agenda;
  • Collaborate with faculty, staff, and students on the College’s strategic initiatives dedicated to closing the equity gap related to student outcomes;
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to being anti-racist; embracing a community free of bias and inequality;
  • Contribute to discussion and review of applicable College policies with a critical lens toward diversity, equity and inclusion; 
  • Engage with the Office of Diversity on issues related to underserved student success; 
  • Further the examination of pertinent practices that are culturally responsive and reflective of inclusive perspectives;  
  • Engage in conversations with colleagues and students regarding best practices within the discipline or programmatic related to equity and inclusion.

This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.

All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.

Required Qualifications:

  • Current, active MA and/or NREMT Paramedic certification without restriction/in good standing;
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience within the last ten years, as a Paramedic functioning on an emergency response ambulance providing EMS care;
  • Any associate degree (from an accredited college or university) or comparable years of experience and a commitment to complete an associate degree from an accredited college or university within 1½ years;
  • Current AHA, BLS, ACLS, and PALS certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
  • Teaching experience in EMS- EMTs, Paramedics, first responders, and/or other healthcare-related teaching experiences;
  • Sensitivity and commitment to the goals of Affirmative Action and workforce diversity;
  •  Experience working in a diverse environment;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with underserved students;
  • Availability to teach in the evening;
  • Current Massachusetts EMS Instructor/Coordinator credential;
  • Current NRP provider and instructor credential;
  • Demonstrated strength in teaching introductory and advanced EMT and paramedic skills;
  • Must be current in all areas of prehospital care and operations for instructing students in didactic, laboratory, and clinical settings.

Additional Information:

Salary Range: $65,000 - $71,000, in accordance with one's education and experience as dictated by the collective bargaining agreement classification compensation structure.

As a Massachusetts State Employee, you are offered an outstanding suite of benefits adding value to your salary.

  • Array of choices for health insurance plans to meet individual/ family needs
  • Affordable Dental Insurance and vision discount program
  • 12 paid State/ Federal holidays
  • Generous sick, and personal time
  • Telework option depending on the role/department
  • Flexible Spending Plans to reduce your taxable income
  • Low-cost basic and optional life insurance
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan, providing a fixed, pre-established benefit for employees at retirement
  • Thinking to save more money towards retirement: consider Deferred Compensation plans i.e., 457(b) or 403(b).
  • Tuition Benefits for employees and dependents at state colleges and universities
  • Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Eligibility towards Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Free gym and parking on campus

Need more info: https://www.massbay.edu/employment/benefits

Position Type: MCCC-Faculty

Application Deadline: May 7, 2024, or thereafter until filled.

To Apply: Please include a letter of interest and resume with your online application. 


Hiring is subject to state appropriation funding.

Final candidates are required to provide sealed transcripts and/or certifications.

Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.

Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence.  Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance, lmacdonald@massbay.edu, (781) 239-3147, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.