Emergency Medical Services Instructor - Continuous Sourcing

Posting Date: 3 years ago(7/26/2018 1:05 PM)
Job ID:
Adjunct Faculty
# of Openings:
Other / Offsite Location, Public Safety Training Center - Appleton, Various locations as required for the position
Hours Per Week:
Weeks Per Year:
Work Schedule:
Adjunct Rate
Internal Applicant Salary/Rate:
Posting Duration:
Continuous Sourcing
Shift Differential:

Basic Functions & Responsibilities

Fox Valley Technical College is establishing a pool of qualified candidates to teach emergency medical services (EMS) training. This position is responsible for leading initial and refresher training courses at FVTC facilities and other locations throughout the district. Duties include class preparation, teaching, student management and course logistics.

Essential Job Functions/Secondary Job Functions

  1. Teach assigned EMS classes.
  2. Prepare class outlines, course schedule, teaching materials, and practical skill sessions at the level credentialed to teach.
  3. Manage student learning and facilitate recording and disseminating student progress.
  4. Ensure a safe learning environment.
  5. Operate EMS equipment and apparatus.
  6. Create a classroom environment that is respectful of diversity and demonstrates a commitment to multiculturalism.
  7. Assist in the enforcement of college regulations and report student conduct violations.
  8. Remain current with the scope of practice and industry standards and trends for the level credentialed to teach.
  9. Remain current with the Wisconsin EMS Standards & Procedures of Practical Skills Manual.

Qualifications, Training and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in EMS or in related and appropriate field. (Based on experience and expertise, an individual with an Associate Degree or equivalent may be considered), and
  2. Minimum of two years of occupational experience a paramedic or EMT or in the field of the program or programs being taught, of which at least one year shall be within the last five years; Four years of occupational experience preferred. (One year of related occupational experience may be waived with at least two years of post−secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within the last five years), or
  3. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable knowledge may be acquired.
  4. National/Wisconsin State Licensed Paramedic or EMT, AEMT license.
  5. Possess or be eligible for a WI EMS Instructor II license.
  6. Wisconsin DHS/WTCSB Certified to teach Paramedic, Intermediate, Emergency Medical Technician, and Emergency Medical Responder.
  7. Ability to plan, organize, instruct, and facilitate quality education programs, including development of relevant curriculum.
  8. Upon hire, must maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements and licensure required by other agencies to maintain individual and program accreditation, if applicable.

Essential Aptitudes, Skills, Knowledge and Personal Characteristics

  1. Success and commitment as a team player, including the ability to engage in win-win thinking and to foster consensus.
  2. Flexibility in schedule, including availability for evening and weekend assignments.
  3. Flexibility, including the acceptance of and willingness to change.
  4. Demonstrated ability for written and oral communication with students, staff, employers and other external entities.
  5. Proficiency in computer use and applications which support teaching and learning.
  6. Highly motivated with strong interest in contributing to the success of students and the college.
  7. Ability to work with diverse student, staff, and community populations.
  8. Understanding and successful use of learning technology, both on-line and as a tool for distance education.
  9. A record of innovations which will facilitate student learning.
  10. Demonstrated development of course materials and assessments of student learning.
  11. An educational philosophy which places the primary emphasis on student learning in the design, delivery, and evaluation of courses.
  12. Willingness to take risks and try new things.
  13. Willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth.
  14. A commitment to the mission, purposes, and values of the college.
  15. Current knowledge of the role of the paramedic, EMT and first responder.
  16. Ability to maintain positive working relationships with a variety of ambulance, hospital and related agencies and personnel.
  17. Ability to update instructional methods and materials and apply research studies in classroom, lab and clinical settings.

Benefits (eligibility requirements may apply)

Fitness Center at Appleton Main Campus, On-Site Child Care Facility at Appleton Main Campus

Special Instructions to Applicants

Thank you for your interest in Adjunct Faculty opportunities with Fox Valley Technical College. Upon successful submission of your application, cover letter, and resume, you will be considered for future adjunct faculty opportunities. FVTC will keep your application in our files as a POTENTIAL candidate who could possibly fill a position when or if the need arises. Only if the need shall arise, you will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application.


IMPORTANT:  Only if the need shall arise, you will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application.  Otherwise, you will not receive any further contact from FVTC.


Adjunct instructors are hired on a per course basis. The average total hours for an adjunct instructor range from approximately 3 hours per week to no more than 8 hours per week. Hours vary and can include both day and evening classes. Courses are taught in classroom, lab, or clinical settings.


If you should have any questions regarding adjunct teaching opportunities for this position, please contact Brian Litza at litza@fvtc.edu or (920)831-4381.


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