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EMS Adjunct Instructor


EMS Adjunct Instructor

  • https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/35631
  • Gloucester, Virginia, United States
  • EMERGENCY MEDCL TECH (Rappahannock)
  • Rappahannock Community College

Title: EMS Adjunct Instructor

Agency: Rappahannock Community College

Location: Gloucester - 073

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience.

Full Time or Part Time: Part Time

Additional Detail

Job Description:
Rappahannock Community College (RCC) is a two-year public institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System (VCCS).  Established in 1971 as a comprehensive community college, RCC serves the residents of Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland counties with quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities.

Rappahannock Community College, a two-campus institution serving a rural 12-county area in the Chesapeake Bay region of Virginia, seeks applicants for EMS Adjunct Instructors for all certification levels. Instructors will need to be able to lead students in a variety of venues, including classroom, and laboratory, as well as asynchronous and synchronous online classrooms. This position requires an on-campus presence at either the Glenns or Warsaw campuses and/or the New Kent and Kilmarnock off-site locations.  

The College desires candidates with a commitment to the community college mission and experience working in a diverse student population, including adult learners and at-risk students.  The successful candidate will be committed to academic excellence, continuous improvement through professional development, assessment, program and course development, and creating a collegial environment of civility, collaboration and open communication.  The College strives for a faculty of content experts who are also knowledgeable about best practices, innovative strategies, and instructional technologies that support teaching and learning and who are well connected to the communities we serve.  

The general responsibilities of the EMS Adjunct Instructors is the skillful and knowledgeable delivery of EMS program content to include classroom and laboratory teaching, national testing preparatory work and involvement in the placement of students in field experiences.  This position reports to the EMS Program Head and to the Dean of Health Sciences.  Adjunct faculty may teach a maximum of the equivalent of 10 workload credits in fall and spring semesters and eight workload credits in the summer term.  Teaching assignments are negotiated with the Dean of Health Sciences to include campus, hours of instruction and teaching load.  Day, evening and weekend teaching options may be available to accommodate the faculty’s schedule.  RCC is committed to an inclusive, diverse and equitable environment where student and faculty success is promoted.    

Minimum Qualifications:

EMT Instruction:  Virginia and/or National Registry Advanced Emergency Medical Technician designation or higher with an unencumbered license to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and significant experience as a provider in a high call volume agency or equivalent experience in other agencies. Teaching experience in approved EMS program(s). Demonstrated competency in BLS and/or ALS knowledge, psychomotor skills, and affective domain evaluation.

AEMT Instruction/Paramedic Instruction:  Virginia and/or National Registry Paramedic designation with an unencumbered license to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia, American Heart Association CPR for Health Care Providers certification, and significant experience as an ALS provider in a high call volume agency or the equivalent experience in other agencies.  Teaching experience in an approved EMS program(s).  Demonstrated competency in ALS knowledge, psychomotor skills, and affective domain evaluation. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Associate or bachelor’s degree in EMS or equivalent fields, VEMSES and/or NEMSES instructor designation or eligibility, and Instructor in certification courses such as ACLS, ITLS, PHTLS, PEPP, PALS, AMLS, etc. with experience teaching in programs. Teaching experience at the community college level preferred.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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