Emergency Medical Services (EMS) - Part-Time Faculty
Company: Tacoma Community College
Posted on: August 7, 2022
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Tacoma WA 98466, WA
Who We Are
Located in the scenic Puget Sound area with Mount Rainier in the
distance, Tacoma is the third-largest city in Washington State with
a thriving and diverse community of over 200,000 residents. Tacoma
Community College (TCC) was built on the ancestral territory of
Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Puyallup. The 1854 Medicine
Creek Treaty forcibly removed them to the Puyallup Reservation to
make way for settlers; we recognize the privilege of utilizing this
land has come at great cost. We honor the resilience of the
Puyallup people, who still live here, defend their rights, and
contribute greatly to the well-being of this community. Our
institution aims to increase partnerships and community ties with
the local indigenous populations. TCC is committed to increasing
Native visibility by developing more culturally responsive
curriculum. Moreover, TCC stands in solidarity with Black Lives
Matter and the Black community by further strengthening
collaboration with the Black Student Union as well as community
entities such as the Tacoma-Pierce County Black Collective, the
Tacoma Urban League, and local black-owned businesses. We are
committed to infusing and incorporating more educational content
focused on the lives and experiences of the Black community into
our curriculum. We continually strive to become an anti-racist
Tacoma Community College is a public two-year institution that
serves a diverse population of approximately 12,000 students. Our
students reflect the diversity of our community; we serve 27%
students of color, 60% female, and a median age of 26. We embrace
our identity as a community college. Our Mission Statement says,
"As the community's college, we create meaningful learning, advance
equity, and strengthen student and community success." Our faculty
are engaged in innovative work to improve student retention and
program completion. According to the Community College Survey of
Student Engagement, TCC ranks high on measures of active learning
and academic challenge, thanks to our creative and scholarly
faculty. To grow this workforce, we seek to recruit faculty who
exemplify similar attributes:
- Commitment to educating a racially and socioeconomically
diverse student population,
- Reflects the diversity of our community,
- Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching,
- Honors the campus mission promoting equitable access to
- Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to
facilitate success for historically underserved populations,
- Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with
- Engages with the community both within and outside of TCC.
Prepare and teach a variety of courses in the classroom, skills
lab, and/or field settings for the EMS program including EMT -
Basic and Paramedic courses. Work closely with the Program Chair,
Medical Director, and other EMS faculty. This position reports to
the Dean for Health, Business and Professional Services.
- Prepare course syllabi and schedules; prepare and teach classes
and labs; prepare testing materials and evaluate student-learning
- Ability to serve as liaison with clinical sites.
- Advise students regarding didactic, clinical and field
- Participate actively in departmental committees and other
responsibilities, including curriculum review and design.
- Serve on campus committees; participate in division and college
- Perform related duties as assigned.
- EMT, AEMT, or Paramedic Certification.
- Three (3) years of full time recent experience in emergency
medical services (EMS).
- Teaching experience in the field of EMS.
- Currently endorsed as a Senior EMT Instructor (SEI) or
eligibility to obtain status within one year of hire.
- Ability to meet Washington State vocational certification
- Proficient with word processing and spreadsheet software.
- AHA BLS Provider Instructor or ability to obtain it within 2
months of hire.
- Bachelor's Degree or higher in a related field from an
accredited college or university.
Conditions of Employment
- Successfully complete a criminal history background check prior
- Ability to teach a full-time teaching schedule with a set
- Proof of completed COVID-19 Vaccination The Successful
Candidate will Demonstrate
- Ethics, integrity, and sound professional judgment.
- An appreciation of diversity and a commitment to cultural
awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
- Knowledge and experience in a variety of emergency medical
system settings/ facilities, including demonstrated ability to
function effectively as an EMS team member.
- Evidence of leadership skills and commitment to EMS
professions. Commitment to remain current in EMS.
- Experience integrating the computer as a tool to support EMS
- Experience working as a team member with other faculty and
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with community
members, health care professionals, students, faculty and
- Instructional skills using a variety of teaching
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Commitment to functioning as an effective team member.
- Ability to integrate the computer as a tool to support
traditional instructional techniques.
Application Material & Procedures
Complete application packages must include the following:
- Tacoma Community College online application.
- Resume & cover letter describing how your educational
background and experience align with the responsibilities and
- Copies of transcripts for all colleges and universities
attended.Terms of Employment
This is a part time faculty position contracted on a quarterly
basis. C Placement on the faculty salary schedule will commensurate
with educational background and experience per the ( Article 4.00
Academic Employee Compensation ). A collective bargaining agreement
exist and membership in the TCC Federation of Teachers or payment
of a service fee and is available anytime upon hire. Evening and
off campus assignments may be a part of the instructional load.
Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the department.
Degrees must be from accredited colleges or universities recognized
by the U.S. Department of Education and verified by National
Student Clearinghouse. International degrees will be verified for
Tacoma Community College values diversity and is an Equal
Opportunity Employer and Educator. Tacoma Community College
provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age,
disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital
status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Prohibited
sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual
conduct of various types). Provides reasonable accommodations for
qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in
accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal
Rehabilitation Act. The following persons have been designated to
handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Stephen
Smith, Title VII and Title IX, Building 14, 253-566-5055; Dr. Davi
Kallman, Section 504 Officer, Building 7, 253-566-5157. This
recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job
description and can be changed and or modified without notice.
Tacoma Community College - Human Resources
6501 S 19th St Bldg. 14, Tacoma WA 98466
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