Director and Chair, Emergency Medical Services (Faculty)

Website John Tyler Community College

Hiring Range: Commensurate w/qualifications & experience

General Information: John Tyler Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and one of the largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian in the metropolitan Richmond area and at off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler Community College provides quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. The College’s vision is a success story for every student.

Responsibilities: The Director position provides operational management and academic administrative leadership for the Emergency Medical Services Program. In coordination with the dean, supports faculty and staff assigned to the department and creates an environment that encourages innovative strategies for curriculum development and delivery. Responsible for maintaining compliance with the Virginia Office of EMS and accrediting bodies. Develops schedules, manages adjunct faculty recruitment, and works with Advisory Board for programmatic improvement. Works collaboratively with others, including Community College Workforce Alliance to maximize credential attainment; and ensures continuous improvement of the EMS program in accordance with the College’s vision, mission, and strategic goals. The director will report directly to the Dean of Science, Health, and Human services.

Qualifications: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, master’s preferred; appropriate medical or allied health education, training; knowledgeable about methods of instruction, testing and evaluation of students; field experience in the delivery of out-of-hospital emergency care; academic training and preparation related to emergency medical services at least equivalent to that of a paramedic; knowledgeable about the current versions of the National EMS Scope of Practice and National EMS Education Standards, and about evidenced-in-formed clinical practice; knowledge of CAHEEP accreditation. Successful completion and passing of a background check is required for employment. High school diploma or equivalent required. Preferred: Master’s degree is preferred.

Application Instructions: Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the state job website located at REQUIRED: A fully completed state application, CV or resume to include a list of three professional references, cover letter, and copies of all applicable transcripts must be submitted through the career website to receive consideration. There is a limit on the number and size of attachments that can be uploaded with the application. Documents that are unable to be uploaded in the career website should be sent via email to immediately after successfully applying to the position. Please do not submit the same document in the system and by email. John Tyler Community College embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contributions of all people.

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