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Part-time Coordinator, Fire/Rescue Continuing Education

Position Deleted on 1/09/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Thomasville, NC
  • Admin - Adult and Continuing Education Programs
  • Faculty - Vocational & Technical - Fire Science
  • Admin - Instructional Technology and Design
Application Due:
$17 to $20.25 USD Per Hour
The Part-time Coordinator, for Fire/Rescue Continuing Education, School of Health, Wellness and Public Safety position is responsible for the Fire/Rescue Continuing Education programs located on the Davidson Campus of Davidson County Community College. Duties include setting up classes, visiting classes throughout the semester, gathering required student information, maintaining instructional records, providing support to instructors as well as assisting students as needed. This position reports directly to the Assistant Dean, School of Health, Wellness, and Public Safety.

  • Promotes College mission, values, and vision
  • Assists with the administration of courses in classroom, lab and/or practical settings to meet program needs including day, evening, weekend, and online courses
  • Evaluates student(s) and instructor(s) progress and provides appropriate feedback
  • Develops course syllabi and instructional materials and provides appropriate written information to students concerning course evaluation and criteria
  • Explores, assesses, and implements appropriate instructional technology to enhance student learning outcomes
  • Assists in developing, organizing, implementing, and administering a program(s) of continuing education (non-credit) courses to provide educational opportunities in his/her particular area of responsibility
  • Assists in the recruitment and orientation of new instructors to include a review of Continuing Education Instruction Manual and requirements for record keeping
  • Assists in scheduling and set up of classes
  • Participates in activities necessary to maintain program compliance with regulatory agencies
  • Assists in the evaluation of courses and programs
  • Prepares and submits instructional records, reports, and grades established by institutional policy
  • Works collaboratively with faculty, staff and external agencies
  • Attends appropriate College and School meetings
  • Assists in student recruitment and retention
  • Maintains appropriate office hours and accessibility for students, faculty and staff
  • Maintains supplies and equipment relevant to educational and student needs
  • Participates in professional development to enhance instructional and technical skills and to remain current with knowledge, changes, and new technology in the Fire/Rescue field
  • Performs other tasks as assigned which support the mission and initiatives of the College
Qualifications Required:
  • Associate in Applied Science degree from an accredited institution in a discipline-related field
  • Level II Fire Instructor Certification
  • Fire Fighter I & II Certification
  • Minimum three years related work experience
  • Creativity and openness to change
  • Computer skills (including MS Office 2007) and commitment to use of technology in instruction
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others in a team environment
  • Ability to provide leadership including but not limited to anticipating and responding to change
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including day, evening, and weekend hours at multiple sites
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
  • Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
  • Collaborating and facilitating
  • Creating and innovating
  • Anticipating and responding to change
  • Providing vision and leadership
  • Assessment of student learning
  • Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models
Qualifications Preferred:
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in discipline-related field
  • North Carolina Community College System Instructor/Coordinator experience
ADA Summary:
ADA requirements for this position include critical thinking skills with the ability to process information and exercise good judgment in the collection, evaluation and analysis of data and instructor assessment, continuing education development, and program review; ease of mobility in supervising students in classroom and practical settings, carrying and maintaining equipment, supplies and other instructional materials; travel between campus/class locations is required; and effective use of all forms of communication including use of computers.

Salary Range:
$17.00 - $20.25 per hour based on candidate's experience, education, and the state budget
Davidson County Community College is committed to equality of opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, or national origin consistent with provisions of applicable state and federal law.
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