Title: Part-Time Faculty – Emergency Medical Services
Employee Classification: Part-Time Faculty
Institution: Columbia State Community College
Campus Location: Columbia State Community College
Part time faculty are hired as needed on a semester-to-semester basis and typically teach up to nine credit hours during the semester. Columbia State offers classes at five campuses: Columbia Campus, Williamson Campus, Lawrenceburg Campus, Lewisburg Campus, and Clifton Campus. Columbia State also offers classes at several off-campus locations and clinical sites.
Instructor Assistant – Currently licensed as a Tennessee EMT – Basic (or higher) without history of revocation, suspension, or denial of licensure. Minimum one-year pre-hospital experience. Minimum 75 hours EMS related teaching experience acceptable to the TN EMS Board and current BLS Instructor Certification.
Instructor Coordinator – Associate degree. Current TN EMT-Paramedic license without history of revocation, suspension, or denial of licensure. Two years’ experience practicing advanced life support in the pre-hospital environment; minimum 300 hours EMS related teaching experience (or two years EMS education administration). Current endorsement in an EMS Board approved trauma, cardiac, and pediatric course (instructor preferred). Completion of EMS Board approved Instructors’ course.
Higher Education Experience
Special Instruction to Applicants:
You must submit a transcript and a resume/CV to be considered for a Part-Time Faculty position. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts will be required upon hire. Applicants may be subject to a background check. Please note the closing date for pool postings. If you are still interested, you must re-apply each calendar year.
Salary is $545 per credit hour. Workload adjustments will be made for faculty teaching classes where the number of contact hours exceeds the number of credit hours. Additionally, a travel stipend may be negotiated at time of hire for faculty traveling more than 80 miles each week to teach their classes. For part-time faculty who continue to work at Columbia State, salary is based on collegiate level teaching experience documented during the first semester of teaching.
Part-Time Faculty Duties and Responsibilities
The part-time faculty member reports directly to the dean for assignments/duties and is responsible for: