Adjunct Faculty EMS-Central Piedmont Community College

CPCC is currently accepting applications for the position of
PT Instructor Emergency Medical Services (Public Safety & Transportation Systems)
Job ID: req4439
Position Closing Date: Open until filled


PT Instructor Emergency Medical Sciences position available in the Public Safety & Transportation Systems Division located on Central Campus - Zeiss Building.

Anticipated hiring date: October 2021.

Work Schedule: Various  Work schedule as needed.

Hours per week: Various hours per week.

Central Piedmont Community College is a comprehensive institution which places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment with the College:

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

I. Mastery of Subject Matter

a. Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline.

b. Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline.

c. Connect their subject matter with related fields.

d. Stay current in their subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conferences, or workshops.

e. Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate.

II. Teaching Performance

a. Teach a course load appropriate to their field or discipline.

b. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.

c. Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.

d. Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.

e. Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, telecourses, interactive technology, when appropriate.

f. Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments.

g. Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives.

h. Incorporate core competencies into curriculum.

i. Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner.

III. Evaluation of Student Learning

a. Establish meaningful learning student learning outcomes for courses/programs.

b. Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward student learning outcomes.

c. Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning.

d. Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to division administrator each semester according to established deadlines.

e. Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.

IV. Support of College Policies and Procedures

a. Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment.

b. Teach credit or non-credit courses within field or discipline as needed.

c. Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation.

d. Serve as faculty advisor within the current college advisement system.

e. Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies.

f. Maintain confidentiality of student information.

g. Substitute for other instructors within field or discipline in case of an absence.

V. Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities

a. Serves on college, divisional, and program committees as assigned.

b. Participate in meeting and events required by the college, division, and program  

c. Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from college, division, and program 

d. Support both part-time and full-time colleagues.
e. Contribute to program and division curriculum development processes.
f. Participate in graduation ceremonies
g. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators as an individual or as a part of a team.

VI.  Contribution to Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs

           a.  Maintain familiarity with college goals, mission, and long-range plans.

           b.  Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms

                and channels.

           c.  Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals on the and

                its constituents.

           d.  Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, missions, and 

                plans of the college, division, and programs.

           e.  Participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students, faculty and staff.


Associate degree in Emergency Medical Science or related field and a current North Carolina or National Certified EMT/Paramedic


Associate degree, three years of industry related work experience in the field and two of the below demonstrated competencies

Demonstrated competencies must be in Emergency Medical Science or
closely related field:

*  College Diploma
*  College coursework from a regionally accredited institution (9 credit hours)
*  Certification
*  License
*  Organization/Associate Affiliation (Documentation must be provided)
*  One year teaching experience at the college-level (In addition to required years of work experience)
*  Other supporting documents (Certificates, continuing education credits, awards, publications presentations etc.)

Advisory Note:
Official transcripts and college diplomas must be from a regionally accredited institution.

Licenses and/or certifications used for credentialing purposes are to remain current by the employee, unless noted otherwise.

Preferred Qualifications

  • * Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Medical Science, Public Administration or related field
  • *  Teaching experience in a community college or university setting
  • *  Certified North Carolina EMS Level I Instructor
  • *  Five years’ experience as a nationally certified EMT Paramedic
  • *  Experience in EMS Service leadership, management and/or supervision
  • *  Two years of experience instructing EMS training/education                                    


  1. A completed CPCC application must be completed on-line.
  2. During the on-line application process, applicants will be prompted to upload or build a cover letter and resume.
  3. College transcripts (if required for the position) must be attached on-line in the "additional documents" section of the application process. Applicants that do not have an electronic copy of their transcripts, or find the electronic copy is rejected on-line due to the file size, may fax their transcripts to (704) 330-6066 for attachment to the on-line application.
  4. All applications must be received in the Human Resources office by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date posted to be guaranteed for consideration. Applications of qualified candidates received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager.


Salary for this position is $30.07. Pay grade for this position is Part-time. Contract type is Faculty/Librarian. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include off-shift hours, evening and weekend assignments may be required of any position. All positions are subject to budget approval.



Central Piedmont Community College is Mecklenburg County’s resource for academic excellence and cultural enrichment. Located minutes from uptown Charlotte, Central Piedmont is in close proximity to the Queen City’s growing greenway project, professional sports arenas, and a number of premiere restaurant and shopping outlets that attract visitors from Mecklenburg County and beyond. Today, more than 56,000 students call Central Piedmont home, making it one of the largest community colleges in the Carolinas.


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Closing Date (If Any): 
Monday, December 20, 2021
Statewide (No County)
Certification Level: