EMS Instructor: Waukesha County Technical College Wisconsin Deadline: April 13, 2016

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EMS Instructor

Deadline: April 13, 2016

Salary: $51,894.00 – $67,810.00 Annually

Job Description:

Under general supervision, the primary responsibility is providing classroom instruction for EMS courses.  Other duties include, but are not limited to, curriculum development and evaluation, committee assignments, student recruitment, and student advising.  Requires strong organizational skills, good communication skills, an ability to effectively deliver practical hands-on instruction and include technology in the teaching of classes, and familiarity with all aspects of the EMS field. Must be accessible to students and maintain positive relationships with industry-related organizations and businesses.  The successful applicant will be responsible for completing requirements to obtain and maintain a current teaching certification from the Wisconsin Technical College System Board.

Department Vision:

A World Class Training Center providing progressive fire and ems education.

Department Mission:

To provide an innovative and collaborative learning environment for fire and EMS education.

 Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities (include, but not limited to):

Duties include, but are not limited to curriculum development and evaluation, program coordination, committee assignments, student recruitment and student advising.

Additional Responsibilities in line with the department strategic goals:

1.    Effectively engage students in the learning environment through active learning strategies and flipped classroom initiatives.

2.    Promote and coordinate professional development opportunities for fire/ems instructors to further develop their teaching skill.

3.    Increase marketing of Fire training programs and reestablish our department as a leader in Fire/EMS education.

 Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirement:

1.  Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and instruct quality education programs.

2.  Knowledge of Technology-based, simulation, and scenario-based instruction.

Education and Work Experience Requirement:

1.  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent* with education or training preparing a person for the  occupational area being taught (a major in a healthcare, fire service, emergency medical, or other related area is preferred). Appropriate training may include vendor, manufacturer, in-service or other structured on-the-job training in the occupation.  *Educational equivalency:  Occupational experience combined with education and training preparing a person for the occupation totaling 7 years or 14,000 hours shall be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree. Each academic credit or equivalent credit shall be equal to 110 hours of occupational experience. Master’s Degree desirable.

2.  Twenty-four months (4,000 hours) of verifiable occupational experience as a fully qualified worker in the occupational area, of which 2,000 hours shall be within the previous five years.  One year (2,000 hours) of related occupation experience may be waived if the occupational instructor has at least two years of post-secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within the last five years.

3.  Current State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) EMS Instructor II certification at the Paramedic level, or current DHS EMS Instructor I certification at the Paramedic level with ability to obtain Instructor II by start date.

4.  Current State of Wisconsin EMT Paramedic licensure (or equivalent, including Registered Nurse, Physician Assistant, or Physician).

5.  Eligibility for WCTC Credentialing System.

6.  American Heart Association BLS Instructor; ACLS and PALS Instructor preferred.

7.  Two years EMS teaching experience in a technical college is preferred.

8.  Current WTCS Emergency Services Instructor I certification is preferred.

 Supplemental Information:

The Instructor, EMS supports Fire and EMS Training and is available August 10, 2016 (there will be an opportunity for Adjunct work immediately).

All applicants (internal and external) must attach the following to the completed online application for consideration, applications that do not have the required attachments will not be considered:

1.  Cover Letter

2.  Resume

3.  College Transcripts (official or unofficial)


Teaching assignments include variable hours, including days, evenings, and/or weekends.


Salary is listed to the midpoint of the range at the 2015-2016 rates (Bachelor’s Degree level) and is based on experience and level of education.

Bachelor’s Degree:  $51,894 – $67,810

Master’s Degree:  $56,340 – $75,799


Selected applicants will be invited to interview on May 3, 2016.  Applicants will be required to provide a teaching demonstration.  The second interview will be an open forum format scheduled for May 11, 2016.

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

College’s Website Click HERE

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