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Lecturer in Emergency Medicine's EMS Academy
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University of New Mexico | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description

FACULTY POSITION: The University of New Mexico, EMS Academy is seeking an Assistant Paramedic Program Director to join our diverse and talented group of Emergency Medical Services Faculty. The Assistant Paramedic Program Director will support and advance a thriving paramedic education program, to include an academic undergraduate cohort, a certificate cohort, and satellite locations currently with the USAF on Kirtland AFB and the Albuquerque Fire Department.

Under the direction of the EMS Academy Director, the Assistant Paramedic Program Director provides academic leadership to students and instructors in the paramedic training program and satellites. The Paramedic Director position requires an ability to direct and manage multiple priorities, effectively analyze a range of educational situations, and make sound decisions using effective time management skills, good business acumen, and balanced administrative judgement. This individual maintains a climate of open communication, collegiality, and teamwork within the paramedic program, and actively supports the professional growth and development of the EMS instructors. The Assistant Paramedic Program Director ensures the availability of our unique learning opportunities for students, and is the first line of support for students and instructors. The Assistant Paramedic Program Director has responsibility for teaching, curriculum development, instructor assignment, course scheduling, program review, student learning outcomes assessment, professional development, institutional service, and community relations.

In addition to the EMS Academy our Department of Emergency Medicine has 65+ full-time and part-time attending physicians, and is also home to an outstanding EM Residency, EMS Fellowship, International Mountain Medicine Center and Center for Disaster Medicine. The University is located in the beautiful mountain west at the intersection of unique and diverse cultures. Our region offers outstanding recreational opportunities year round and is home to world class skiing, hiking, biking, climbing, arts, and cuisine.


Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree,
* Be a current Nationally Registered Paramedic
* Ability to obtain and maintain access to Kirtland Air Force Base
* Have a minimum of three years of field experience in the delivery of out-of-hospital emergency care (911 response) and transport within an EMS system,
* Have five years of paramedic level EMS Education experience
* At least one year of current experience overseeing an accredited EMS program at the paramedic level
* Have the ability to demonstrate current knowledge of the National EMS Scope of Practice, National EMS Education Standards and evidence informed clinical practice.
* Evidence of a career that includes a strong work ethic with a proven track record of project completion, multi-tasking, and the ability to handle high-pressure environments.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Master's degree or higher with
* Three years of current EMS education program experience in the areas of administration, coordination, personnel oversight, curricular experience, and outstanding negotiation skills.
* Experience with strengthening community relationships including demonstrated leadership and management skills in a highly productive higher education setting.
* Fully licensed as a New Mexico Paramedic. (A candidate who does not currently possess a NM Paramedic license must complete the requirements to become a NM licensed Paramedic within 2 months of employment.)
* Have experience in teaching with a demonstrated track record of designing and growing successful programs through open communication, team building and advocacy.
* Have a New Mexico Instructor Coordinator Certification (I/C). (A candidate who does not currently possess a NM EMS I/C must complete the NM EMS I/C certification and affiliation requirement within 2 months of employment. After NM EMS I/C certification is completed, compensation will be adjusted to reflect standard EMS lecturer compensation.)

Application Instructions

Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

A complete application includes current CV and cover page, as minimum qualifications must be addressed in the cover letter or CV to be considered. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits. For additional information, please contact Lindsay Eakes at (505) 272-5757;


For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 3/6/2020. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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