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  • EMS Faculty

    The Community College of Aurora
    Job Description

    EMS Faculty

     

    Community College of Aurora

     

    Salary: $44,227.00 - $63,238.00 Annually

     

    Job Type: Full-Time

     

    Job Number: 2005

     

    Location: Denver, CO

     

    Department: Academic Affairs

     

    The Community College of Aurora is a dynamic institution that strives to serve its diverse student population through innovations in instruction and student support founded on principles of equity and inclusivity. Our Public Service department, in particular, is continually working to refine its pedagogy, practice, and assessment to improve outcomes for all students, particularly those with marginalized or minoritized identities. We are a department that values collaboration and experimentation, and we're looking for a colleague who shares these values.

    The successful candidate for this regular faculty position will develop and revise curricula and teach 100 and 200-level courses effectively in the Emergency Medical Services. The successful candidate will possess a teaching style which deeply engages students in the learning process. CCA is an institution where faculty are involved in service to the college, including service that contributes to institutional decision-making. The faculty member will work collaboratively with colleagues across the college, participating in advising, committee assignments, and other academic and institutional support activities. The responsibilities of this position will include: participating in the development and updating of curricula; actively engaging students; contributing to instructional planning and assessment; pursuing continued professional development in subject matter and instructional methods; supporting student activities; and working to address the needs and strategic plan for the department and the Center for Health and Stem. Ultimately, the successful candidate will be a creative educator who values diversity, is committed to Inclusive Excellence, and works well in a collaborative environment.

     

    Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    • Provide and support quality instruction in on-campus, online, and concurrent enrollment courses using current teaching and learning methods and technologies

    • Participate in development and implementation of departmental assessment

    • Participate in innovations in instruction that foster completion and retention for all student populations

    • Engage in service to the college

    • Participate in college-wide Inclusive Excellence initiatives

    • Serve as a collaborative member of the social sciences department faculty team

    • Develop innovative strategies to promote degree completion in EMS

    • Actively engage students in the learning process

    • Pursue professional development in subject matter and instructional methods

    • Support student activities and advising

    • Other duties as assigned

     

    Minimum qualifications & Requirements

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • An associate's degree in the content area

    • College-level teaching experience

    • Current certification as an EMS provider (may be National Registry, but must be eligible for and obtain certification in Colorado within six months if hired)

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • Community college teaching experience

    • Experience with, and understanding of, diverse student populations

    • Knowledge of Inclusive Excellence

    • Knowledge of online LMS platforms (Desire2Learn, Canvas, Blackboard, etc.)

    • Understanding of the full range of student needs

    • Dedication to interactive, learner-centered teaching methods

    • Experience in program and curriculum development

    • Background in high school concurrent enrollment courses

    • Bachelor's degree in paramedicine or advanced degree in a related field

    • Colorado EMS Instructor certification

    • ACLS, PALS, or PHTLS Instructor certification

     

    Supplemental information

    Salary Range: This is a full time 9 month faculty position, the anticipated start date is Fall 2021, and is benefit eligible. Anticipated starting salary range is $44,227.00-$63,238.00. This salary is determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate to include education level and experience, balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. CCA offers an excellent benefit plan. Leave and holiday benefits are also included.

     

    Deadline to Submit Application Material: An initial review of applications will begin on February 12, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

     

    Application Process: Applicants must submit all of the following materials when applying to be considered:

     

    • A cover letter stating your interest in and qualifications for the position. Address how your experiences apply to the position description, job responsibilities, and qualifications, describing how the skills, abilities, and experiences you have would help you contribute to the success of the department and this position.

     

    2 .A resume or curriculum vitae

    3. Unofficial, legible copies of transcripts confirming your undergraduate and graduate coursework and degrees. If a Master's degree in the discipline is not held, the transcripts must show that 18 graduate credits in related feels

    4 .Teaching philosophy statement (one page maximum)

    5. Diversity and inclusiveness philosophy statement (one page maximum)

    6. List with a minimum of three references

     

    Any questions related to the application process, including technical issues submitting the application materials, should be sent to mailto:Human.Resources@ccaurora.edu, preferably prior to the application deadline.

    By applying for this announced position, applicants are certifying that all statements, information and documents provided are true, complete and correct to the best of their knowledge and are made in good faith. Further, applicants understand that omissions, misleading, false or untrue information, or any attempt at fraud or deceit in any manner connected with this application and/or subsequent testing may result in them not being considered for jobs with the Community College of Aurora; may constitute grounds for discipline and/or termination after hire; and/or constitute grounds for further actions pursuant to law.

    Notice to all Applicants:

     

    • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be produced within three (3) days of hire.

    • Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment.

    • Final candidate is subject to a criminal background check prior to final selection process.

    • Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within fourteen (14) days of hire.

    • CCA is affiliated with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, employees contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits. For more information, visit the http://www.copera.org/.

    • Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in your application material.

    • For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Officer, Cindy Hesse, Director of Human Resources at 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Suite A207, Aurora, Colorado 80011 or by phone at 303-360-4752, or e-mail at mailto:Cindy.Hesse@CCAurora.edu.

     

    The Federal Clery Act (The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the CCA website at the https://www.ccaurora.edu/mycca/dashboard/student-right-know. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the College Security Office upon request. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes that occurred on campus or on property controlled or owned by Community College of Aurora, as well as public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, our campuses.

     

    ADAAA Accommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Robert Callaway at 303-360-4733 or mailto:Robert.Callaway@CCAurora.edu at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.

     

    Pregnancy Related Accommodations, Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA): The Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA), allows applicants to request a reasonable accommodation for health conditions related to pregnancy or the physical recovery from childbirth. Candidates wishing to request reasonable accommodations must do so as soon as possible, preferably at least three days prior to the exam or interview. If you are an individual who wishes to request reasonable accommodations, please contact us at 303-360-4733 or mailto:Robert.Callaway@CCAurora.edu.

     

    Non-Discrimination Statement: The Community College of Aurora prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities. The Community College of Aurora will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.

     

    For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Officer, Cindy Hesse, Director of Human Resources at 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Suite A207, Aurora, Colorado 80011 or by phone at 303-360-4752, or e-mail at mailto:Cindy.Hesse@CCAurora.edu.

     

    Community College of Aurora Inclusive Excellence Statement:

    You matter. You are valued. You belong. CCA is a community that is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion through Inclusive Excellence. We can only achieve this together. CCA embraces Inclusive Excellence because we want our students, staff, and faculty to learn and contribute within an inclusive environment. This means members of our College community will be active, respectful, and mindful of equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels of engagement. Inclusive Excellence will provide a foundation for student and institutional success. Recognizing our diversity is only the first step toward Inclusive Excellence. We must also be intentional in valuing cultural differences and experiences, while incorporating them into practices, curricula, and policies.

     

    Welcoming, Respectful, Inclusive - Together, we are CCA.

     

    To apply, please visit https://apptrkr.com/2127903

     

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