Website Shawnee Community College
EMS Instructor will be responsible for conducting approved EMS related courses at all levels in accordance with the Illinois Department of Public Health and Shawnee Community College.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1. Teach classes as outlined in the DOT Curriculum as assigned by the Vice President of Academic Affairs, Division Chairperson. All faculty members will follow course syllabi approved by the college.
2. Teach the scheduled class time.
3. Use a variety of methods and teaching strategies that reflect the different learning styles and needs of students.
4. Continually evaluate student progress and understanding/ proficiency of course material through the development of oral, written, and practical hands-on skill evaluations.
5. Track student attendance for each session
6. Monitor attendance and progress with completion of student clinical rotations
7. Conduct didactic sessions using scenario-based examples to evaluate and increase student problem solving skills.
8. Set up, disinfect, and put away equipment used in practical skill stations.
9. In cooperation with other instructors, prepare textbook recommendations and submit to the Division Chairperson and Vice President of Academic Affairs for review.
10. Complete all evaluations and submit grades and other course related reports by the deadline issued by supervisor.
11. Commit to student success by working with students who may be having difficulty understanding course material in a group or individual setting.
12. Report missing or faulty equipment to immediate supervisor.
13. Teamwork with all other faculty members.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
Provide proof of 2 years’ pre-hospital experience as a licensed EMS Provider.
Possess IL EMS Provider license equal to or greater than the level of course teaching
Possess an IL Lead Instructor’s License or provide proof of enrollment in an EMS Lead Instructor Course
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Some lifting, reaching, bending and stooping.
Must be able to operate audio visual and practice equipment.
Ability to use disinfectant and proper cleaning of equipment used.
Lifting: Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Much of the job will be conducted inside a classroom. Occasionally the instructor will be working outdoors with simulator to demonstrate use of specific equipment or skills.