EMS Program Coordinator

Wake Tech is still seeking a dynamic EMS Program Coordinator to manage our Continuing Education department!

Position Description

Most postings are open for a limited time, depending upon the number of applications received.  When the stated closing date is "Continuous", please apply immediately. The position may close without notice.

Pay Grade: Coordinator 9

This position is responsible for the planning and coordination of continuing education courses and is also responsible for providing supervision and guidance to CE faculty.

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described. 

*Plans and coordinates continuing education courses and providing supervision and guidance to CE faculty, including requesting and amending sections

*Serves as liaison for the Administrative Department Head with affiliating agencies to discuss, arrange, and improve continuing education EMS courses

*Maintains ongoing communications with each affiliating agency to discuss, arrange, and improve WCE EMS courses, as prescribed by accreditation standards.

 *Assists with hiring, evaluation, performance management, (class visits) and professional development of adjunct faculty

*Attends continuing education planning meetings

*Compiles and analyzes data in preparation for accreditation and assessment initiatives

Maintains current knowledge of the discipline and educational methodologies through continuing professional development

Participates in didactic and/or clinical instruction as needed                  

Participates in overall program evaluation to maintain compliance with the Committee on Accreditation of Emergency Medical Science Programs (CoAEMSP)

Actively participates in departmental meetings; assists with planning

Serves as a member of EMS advisory committee

Maintains regular office hours

Assists with tracking of completion or reentry of students for the EMS continuing education program

Promotes continuous improvement by completing an annual applied benchmark project on an individual or a group basis


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to work a schedule that may include evenings and weekends

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Ability to work independently on a wide variety of professional tasks

Exhibit strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills to deal effectively with the various college staff, faculty, students and members of the community

Ability to work with a diverse student population to help them reach their maximum potential

Proficient in curriculum development, supervision, instruction, evaluation, and academic advising

Broad knowledge of EMS education practices and regulatory compliance standards

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree

Two years of teaching in a post-secondary educational environment

North Carolina Paramedic certification or National Registry Paramedic with eligibility for reciprocity to obtain a North Carolina Paramedic credential

North Carolina EMT-Paramedic Level-II Instructor Certification or equivalent


Master's degree

Five plus years teaching in a post-secondary educational environment

Experience with Fisdap

Experience in a supervisory or leadership role at the Paramedic level

Statewide (No County)
Federal (No County)
Certification Level: 
Other Credentialed