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Assistant Professor/Program Director, Fire Science Program

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor/Program Director, Fire Science Program
Department Nursing Department
Position Category Faculty
Job Summary

The Assistant Professor will hold a faculty appointment and have administrative, academic and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the Community College of Rhode Island.

Duties and Responsibilities

To include, but not limited to:
The Assistant Professor will hold a faculty appointment and have administrative, academic and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the Community College of Rhode Island.

The individual will demonstrate competence in the fire science field and EMT Emergency Medical Technician.

Primary responsibilities are to (1) facilitate learning in the college classroom and laboratory, (2) instruct students in accordance with the established curriculum, (3) counsel students relative to their academic progress, (4) contribute to the development and revision of curriculum, (5) call and participate in faculty meetings to ensure coordination of didactic instruction and field experience, (6) participate in the fire science advisory committee, (7) promote program in collaboration with enrollment services, (8) participate annually in FESHE/EMI.

The Program Director also performs the following:
Manage the Fire Science Program, including EMT and work collaboratively with the coordinator of the Community Training Center for CPR courses. Work with the EMT Faculty to ensure currency, analysis of outcomes and interventions.

Monitor state, local and national trends regarding the broad field of fire science.

Participate in local, regional activities promoting program.

Ensure alignment of program with national curriculum model and FESHE.

Maintain, continuing accreditation.

Supervise faculty and students; ensure faculty performance is evaluated by students.

Participate in Fire Science, EMT and CPR curriculum development, revision and evaluation in compliance with FESHE and RIDOH.

Orient adjunct faculty.

Prepare internal documents required for program review of outcomes and learning evidence.

Prepare program for alignment with FESHE national standards.

Participate in interprofessional Simulation.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Adult Learning or related field required.

Knowledge and experience in field of Fire Science.

Approved state instructor for EMT required, paramedic preferred.

Must have a current Rhode Island license as an EMT – Instructor/Coordinator.

Current skill and knowledge in the use of information technology.

Flexible, adaptable, and able to work in teams.

Preferred Qualifications
Reports To Nursing Department Chair
Campus Location Initially located at the Warwick Campus
Work Schedule Academic
Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information Tenure-track position
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time
Permanent/Limited Position Permanent
Benefits Yes
Name of Bargaining Unit Union CCRIFA
Pay Grade N/A
Salary Range Salary commensurate with education and experience
Additional Salary Information
Civil Service List position No
Licenses, Tools and Equipment

Rhode Island license as an EMT – Instructor/Coordinator

Approved state instructor for EMT or paramedic

Must have access to and use of own transportation.

Environmental Conditions

This position is not substantially exposed to adverse weather conditions.

Desired Start Date asap
Position End Date (if temporary or grant)

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Application Open Date 11/16/2016
Application Close Date (includes the grace period)
Open Until Filled Yes

The posting period for this position has recently changed. It is now listed as “open until filled”; however, to ensure full consideration, complete application materials should be received by March 31, 2017.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application, and attach a cover letter and resume. You do not need to complete the ‘Education History’ or ‘Employment History’ sections within the application if you are attaching a resume that includes the same information. Please include name and contact information for three references within the application. Finalists will be required to provide official college transcripts.

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY: 401-825-2313.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's Degree in Adult Education or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you an approved state instructor for EMT, or a paramedic?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have knowledge and experience in the Fire Science field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you currently licensed in R.I. as an EMT-Instructor/Coordinator?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Where did you first learn of this job opportunity? (web site, advertisement/publication, agency referral, personal referral, other). Please be specific when using web site or publication names.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document