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9-Month Teaching Faculty EMS (Emergency Medical Services)

Company: Northern Virginia Community College
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Role Title
9 month-Instructor

Role Code


Pay Band

Working Title
9-Month Teaching Faculty EMS (Emergency Medical Services)

Position Number

Northern VA Community College

NV280-Provost Medical Educ Ctr

Work Location
Fairfax County - 059

Hiring Range
Starting salary is commensurate based on assigned rank, education, and experience.

Emergency/Essential Personnel

EEO Category

Full Time or Part Time
Full Time

Does this position have telework options? -Telework options are subject to change based on business needs-

Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference?

Work Schedule

Full-time faculty must be available to teach day, evening, and weekend classes.

Sensitive Position

Job Description

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is the second largest community college in the United States and the largest public educational institution in Virginia. NOVA has more than 71,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. As one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries, NOVA is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable Virginia by fostering excellence in higher education. As an Achieving the Dream "Leader College," NOVA is committed to the principles of access, opportunity, student success, and excellence by meeting the educational and training needs of the region and its people with excellent and affordable courses and programs, offered by an inspired and committed diverse faculty and support staff.

With six unique locations throughout our region, each conveniently located within 40 miles of Washington D.C, we have Northern Virginia covered. NOVA's Alexandria Campus is located seven miles from the nation's capital, just across the Potomac River from Washington DC; the Annandale Campus, with its urban feel and suburban appeal, is ranked as the most diverse in Virginia and boasts a thriving Koreatown; the Loudoun Campus is located in a comfortable suburb steeped in colonial history; the Manassas Campus is located next to Manassas Battlefield Park, site of the first major battle of the Civil War; the Woodbridge Campus is home to municipal parks, state parks, and national wildlife refuges; and the Medical Education Campus, located in Springfield, is a uniquely specialized campus that stands apart from what most community colleges can offer, with the area boasting an abundance of hiking and biking trails, and parks with nature and wildlife areas.

NOVA offers an opportunity to make a difference with outstanding career opportunities and competitive total rewards benefits, including a comprehensive health and dental insurance program, generous paid leave, deferred compensation plans, paid parental leave, state employee discounts, and a solid and secure retirement system. NOVA embraces opportunities to create a college community that is a welcoming and inclusive place to learn and work. We do this by fostering a sense of belonging and ensuring equity while maintaining an open, civil, and safe environment for our students, faculty, staff, and guests. In so doing, NOVA fulfills its mission to offer world-class teaching and learning to the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The security of our students, faculty, and staff is very important at NOVA. Please take a moment to review NOVA's Annual Security Reports.

General Description:
Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) invites applications for qualified individuals to join our faculty to support the mission and vision of the largest institution of higher education in Virginia. This position is available beginning with the 2022-2023 academic year. The primary responsibility of a faculty member at NOVA is to provide quality instruction. NOVA faculty are expected to excel in teaching strategies and classroom management that fully engage students in a classroom, laboratory, or online platform, and engage students in individual conferences and related activities. NOVA faculty help students develop their interests and abilities to their fullest capacity in order to build stronger citizens within the community. All faculty must be available to teach day, evening, and weekend classes at any of the College's campuses or off-site locations.

Duties and Tasks: Full-time teaching faculty members are responsible for teaching courses offered in traditional, hybrid, and distance learning formats. Full-time 9-month teaching faculty carry a normal teaching load of 12-15 credit hours and 15-20 contact hours per semester. Faculty members also serve as faculty advisors, serve on division/campus/college committees, participate in curriculum development, and maintain currency in their discipline.

Essential Functions: NOVA faculty are expected to meet assigned classes regularly; submit required records and reports in a timely manner; teach the courses using established texts; conduct requisite student conferences; hold required office hours; attend to assigned divisional and college duties; contribute to the development of the program of instruction; adhere to the statement on professional ethics in accordance with college policies, procedures, and regulations; answer emails in a responsible fashion; maintain current competence in the particular discipline or field of specialization; and advise students.

Special Assignments

May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications

Excellent verbal and written communication skills; knowledge of lecture and laboratory demonstration of EMS subject matter at EMT, EMT-I, and EMT-P levels; knowledge of preparation and delivery of required course content for CoEMSP accredited program; ability to use instructional technologies. Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills; able to teach a combination of day, evening, weekend, and online classes.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in teaching field or associate's degree in the teaching field with demonstrated competency in teaching field.
  • Qualifying degree must be awarded by a regionally accredited institution.
  • Two (2) years of full-time (or full-time equivalent) related occupational experience.
  • Current National Registry Paramedic certification.
  • Current AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) provider certification.
  • Current AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) provider certification.
  • Current AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) provider certification.
  • Must have current VaOEMs Education Coordinator (EC) certification.
    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • One year of Basic and Advanced life support level EMS teaching experience.
    • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse with one year of Emergency Department experience.
    • At least two years of previous advanced life support level experience as a pre-hospital EMS provider.
    • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) or Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Provider certification
      Operation of a State Vehicle

      Supervises Employees

      Required Travel


      Posting Detail Information

      Posting Number

      Recruitment Type
      General Public - G

      Number of Vacancies

      Position End Date (if temporary)

      Job Open Date

      Job Close Date

      Open Until Filled

      Agency Website

      Contact Name
      megan cook


      Phone Number

      Special Instructions to Applicants

      Additional Information

      Background Check Statement Disclaimer

      The selected candidate's offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth's Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link: http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/

      EEO Statement

      The Virginia Community College System, anEEOemployer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, theVCCSis committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

      ADA Statement

      TheVCCSis anEOEand Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

      E-Verify Statement

      VCCSuses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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