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Instructor, CC (Emergency Medical Services)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Emergency Medical Services
Kapi‘olani Community College
Date Posted:
December 02, 2016
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins December 27, 2016
Salary Information:
C2C11, minimum $5,273/month. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
General Funds

Other Conditions:
  • To begin approximately Spring 2017. Position may be converted from 11 to 9 months or 9 to 11 months based on operational needs.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Under general supervision, coordinate and deliver instruction in Emergency Medical Services in terms of student learning outcomes; develop and/or update course content and materials and teaching and assessment strategies and methods to:
  2. 1) improve learning outcomes;
  3. 2) address the learning needs of the College's diverse students;
  4. 3) integrate thinking and writing skills into course content where appropriate; and
  5. 4) use multi-media resources, including computers, where appropriate.
  6. Perform other teaching-related duties that include, but are not limited to, preparing course syllabi and maintaining office hours for academic advising and for conferring with students about course work (one hour per week per three-credit course). Regular workload may include evening and weekend classes, continuing education classes, distance education classes, and teaching at off-campus sites to including the neighbor islands.
  7. Non-teaching duties include:
  8. 1) working collegially to provide service to the Department and College and
  9. 2) engaging in public service related to one's professional status and/or expertise; and in professional development and professional or scholarly activities related to one's discipline or teaching.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Must possess items I and II, or III.
  2. I. Education in field: (a) Master’s in Health Sciences, Biological Sciences, Nursing or EMS;
  3. (b) Bachelor’s in Health Sciences, Biological Sciences, Nursing or EMS and three years related work experience which should include postsecondary teaching; at least one of the three years must be professional EMS (EMT or MICT) experience;
  4. (c) Certification as a Paramedic; AND a Baccalaureate degree in any field and five years related work experience which should include postsecondary teaching; at least two of the five years must be professional EMS (EMT or MICT) experience;
  5. OR (d) Associate Degree in MICT and ten years related work experience which should include postsecondary teaching; at least three of the ten years must be professional EMS (EMT or MICT) experience.
  6. II. License/Certificates: Any of the four options above (a, b, c, or d) must be accompanied by (1) Current EMT-P certification by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and current Hawaii certification as an MICT (or certification in progress); OR Registered Nurse and a current Hawaii State license as an RN;
  7. AND (2) Current ACLS Instructor certification; current PHTLS Instructor certification (or equivalent), current PALS instructor certification (or equivalent), and Hazardous Materials Awareness certification (or equivalent).
  8. III. Medical Doctor and (1) current Hawaii license as an M.D.;
  9. (2) current ACLS Instructor certification,
  10. and (3) board eligible, or board certified in emergency medicine.
  11. If qualified applicants (those meeting MQs) are not available, others may be considered for appointment as Acting Instructor.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. (1) Successful community college/university-level teaching as substantiated by student and peer assessments;
  2. (2) evidence of ability to work in a collegial manner with peers, department chairs, and administrators;
  3. (3) evidence of experience integrating writing, technology, and thinking skills in the teaching of EMS courses;
  4. (4) ability to write clear prose as substantiated by materials submitted by applicant;
  5. (5) successful use of technology to support instruction inside and outside of the traditional classroom;
  6. (6) commitment to the mission and values of the community college with its open-door and multicultural populations;
  7. (7) ability to initiate, execute, and complete projects, including setting specific objectives and measuring results.

To Apply:
Submit 1) Signed Faculty or Executive/Managerial CC Personnel Form 27A application form (, 2) graduate and undergraduate transcripts(s) showing degrees and coursework to date. Copies of official transcripts are acceptable for application; however, on-line transcripts, academic record/grade summaries, diplomas or copies of diplomas will NOT be accepted. Original official transcripts are required at the time of hire (in order to be official, transcripts must have the official seal and be mailed directly from the degree-granting institution to name and address where application is submitted. Transcripts may not be stamped as issued to student or as a student copy); 3) a one- to two-page statement outlining the ways in which you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications 4) Three current, original signed letters of recommendation attesting to your job performance and character. Application materials are to be sent to Patricia O'Hagan, Dean of Health Academic Programs, Kapi‘olani CC, 4303 Diamond Head Road, Ilima 206 Honolulu, HI 96816. All materials must be postmarked no later than the closing date for an application and all documents to be considered complete or date-stamped by the dean's office no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date. Documents submitted electronically will not be considered. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Materials submitted become property of the College and will not be returned. Deaf and hard-of-hearing persons may call 1-711 or 643-8833.
  1. Patricia O'Hagan, Dean of Health Academic Programs
  2. Kapi‘olani Community College
  3. 4303 Diamond Head Road, Ilima 206
  4. Honolulu, HI 96816
  1. Patricia O'Hagan, Dean of Health Academic Programs; 808-734-9569;

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