North Short Community College Adjunct Faculty, Emergency Medical Services, Fall 2018 in Danvers, Massachusetts

Adjunct Faculty, Emergency Medical Services, Fall 2018


Department:Health Professions and Human Services

Locations:Lynn, MA

Posted:Jun 21, '18

Type:PT No Benefits


About North Shore Community College:

NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges. The college serves 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses, and from five to nearly 90 academic programs of study. The college has an urban campus in downtown Lynn, a suburban campus in Danvers and a cosmetology and culinary center in Middleton. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Job Description:

The Division of Health Professions and Human Services, invites applications for an anticipated adjunct faculty vacancy for Fall 2018:

Emergency Medical Technician (EMS 104)

Location: Lynn Campus

Dates: September 6, 2018 - December 17, 2018

Days: Tuesdays/Thursdays

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

EMT-Basic certification is the prerequisite for many EMS related careers including firefighting, paramedic programs, and involvement in college EMS squads. Upon successful completion of the course, tests, and skill stations, students will be prepared to take the Massachusetts State EMT exam for EMT-B certification. Topics include bleeding, shock, wounds, fractures, seizures, scene safety and control, drug overdose, childbirth, sudden illness, poisoning, burns, airway management, infection control, documentation, pre-hospital splinting, CPR, bandaging, defibrillation, oxygen administration, spine immobilization, and patient assessment will be taught. This course requires attendance for 95% of classes. Note: EMT-B certification requires passing a State exam within 12 months of completing the course. Exam fees are not included in the cost of the course. Students must be 18 years old to take the State exam.


  • Be a certified EMT in MA with minimum 3 years of field experience is required.

  • A minimum 3 years experience teaching/instructing is preferred.

  • Be a certified Instructor/Coordinator for EMS in MA is required.

  • Experienced teaching EMS skills and preparing students for the MA Practical Exam is strongly preferred.

  • Experience embedding the use of technology into the curriculum preferred.

  • A commitment to and experience working with a diverse student body is also required.

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) desirable

Additional Information:

Adjunct salaries are dependent upon the number of credit hours, currently $1066 per credit for first time faculty. This is a non-benefited, MCCC position.

North Shore Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates should submit a CV/resume along with a cover letter addressing your specific area of interest and your availability to teach evening classes. Please address how your experience illustrates a commitment to working with a diverse student body of learners.

Candidates selected for interviews will be required to bring an unofficial academic transcript to the interview.

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