State of Massachusetts Instructional Assistant Program Coordinator / Advanced Firefighting Skills in Stow, Massachusetts
The Department of Fire Services (DFS) is recruiting to fill the position of Advanced Firefighting Skills Instructional Assistant Program Coordinator. This is a part-time, contract position with no benefits.
In order to be considered for this position, at time of application, you must upload a cover letter; detail resume demonstrating your experience; proof of certifications; proof of the highest degree obtained above high school if applicable.
Description of Duties:
Responsible for providing supervision of multiple classes at all MFA campuses.
Reviews and summarizes student evaluations.
Conducts program review for program area and becomes involved in re-development of existing programs and development of new programs.
Prepares new equipment and/or replacement equipment lists annually and submits to Program Coordinator.
Works closely with Support branch of DFS to ensure proper equipment and media are delivered to training sites.
Develops new instructors through coaching, mentoring, etc.
Observes instructors and provides guidance in program delivery.
Actively participates in coordinator meetings.
Researches, evaluates and prepares recommendations on curricula, instructional methods, and materials for the program
Develops tests, questionnaires, and procedures to measure effectiveness of curriculum and to determine if program objectives are met.
Recommends purchase of instructional materials, supplies, equipment and visual aids to meet the needs of the program.
Works with staff in assessment, curriculum development, management of student behavior, and use of materials and equipment.
Observes, evaluates, and recommends changes in work of instructional staff to strengthen teaching skills in classroom.
Plans, conducts, and evaluates training programs and other learning opportunities for instructors to study new classroom procedures, instructional materials, and teaching aids.
Reviews written test scores and skill sheets and counsels students when necessary.
Prepares subjective evaluations on students for outstanding performance and non-acceptable performance and counsels the student and notifies the Chief of Department.
May be assigned additional projects by MFA management.
Must have a minimum of 3 years of relevant fire services experience such as fire officer, fire investigator, training officer or fire prevention position with a fire department.
Must have completed Fire Instructor II course.
Must have been promoted to Fire Instructor II with the MFA.
Must have superior interpersonal skills.
Must be able to use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Must be well organized and a team player.
Must have demonstrated work record to support the skills required.
Must have thorough knowledge of the program that is being coordinated.
Accredited to teach all courses within the Advanced Firefighting Skills program.
Completed all Train the Trainer courses within Advanced Firefighter Skills program.
Knowledgeable on DFS LMS Program.
Completed DFS Virtual Classroom presenter training.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Job: *Administrative Services
Organization: *Department of Fire Services
Title: Instructional Assistant Program Coordinator / Advanced Firefighting Skills
Location: Massachusetts-Stow-State Road
Requisition ID: 200005KM