Temple College

Assistant Professor, EMS (12 Month)

United States

Closing in 6 days

Assistant Professor, EMS (12 Month)


$59,133.00 Annually


2600 South First Street Temple, TX

Job Type

Full-Time (Faculty)

Job Number



Health Professions


Emergency Medical Services Profession

Opening Date


Closing Date






Salary Grade


Work Schedule

Schedule varies based on course assignments. Typically faculty work Monday – Friday. This is an on-site position. Essential duties of the role must be performed in-person, during prescribed work hours.

  • Description
  • Benefits
  • Position Summary & Essential Duties

    The following duties, responsibilities, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's), and physical requirements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. The information listed below is not intended to be construed as a complete listing of all duties, responsibilities, KSA's, and physical requirements required of this position since changes to the position may occur at any time or additional requirements may be added over the course of time.

    SUMMARY: Under general supervision from the departmental chair, the incumbent teaches EMS courses as scheduled, including initial education and continuing education courses. This includes day, evening, and weekend class in both Temple and Hutto. Maintain regular office hours. Serve on committees when elected or appointed. Cultivate healthy teacher-student relationships. Make written recommendations to the Department Chairman regarding curriculum additions, deletions, assessment, and revisions. Make recommendations regarding course content and text selection. Suggest books and instructional materials to be purchased by the Library and Media Center. Instruct Distance Ed and Dual Credit Courses as assigned.

    Qualifications (Required and Preferred)

    MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Certification/license as a paramedic in the State of Texas.

    PREFERRED: Prefer at least two years directly related work experience and an Associate's Degree in Professions.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    The incumbent will:

  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom and laboratory discussions.
  • Prepare and deliver class and laboratory lessons to undergraduate students on EMS related topics.
  • Keep abreast of developments in discipline by reading current literature, interaction and dialogue with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory work, assignments, and papers as appropriate to discipline.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and departmental chair to address teaching, book recommendation, develop instructional materials, and research issues.
  • Plan, evaluate, and make recommendations to revise curricula, course content, course materials and methods of instruction.
  • Administer, compile, and grade examinations as assigned.
  • Post and maintain office hours as assigned.
  • Instruct Distance Ed or Dual Credit courses as assigned.
  • Develop assessment techniques for specific discipline assigned.
  • Enforce safety and security measures in the classroom and campus setting.
  • Assist students with course and career counseling, as requested.
  • Perform job-related duties as assigned.
  • Prepare and deliver cognitive, psychomotor and affective content.
  • Cultivate healthy teacher-student relationships.
  • Engage students in active learning.
  • Utilize advancements in technology to improve instructional methodology.
  • Incorporates best practices.
  • Seek feedback to improve quality of teaching.
  • Participate in academic/professional organizations.
  • Demonstrate respect and professionalism with supervisors, colleagues, and students.
  • Fosters collegiality within the department/division.
  • Serve on assigned campus committees.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

  • Display empathy and positive regard for others in written, verbal and non- verbal communications.
  • Work with colleagues and students by practicing punctuality, respect for deadlines, collaborative problem solving, and honest communication.
  • Be friendly and collegial with co-workers, faculty, students, staff, and visitors to the campus.
  • Build trusting relationships by acting with integrity, courtesy, and responsibility, even in the face of stress or demanding workplace conditions.
  • Maintain proficiency as needed and approved by attending trainings, reading job-related materials, and meeting with others in area of responsibility.
  • Dress appropriately for a workplace with frequent customer service interaction and community outreach.
  • Meet all required standards of confidentiality. Keep work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Knowledge Skills and Abilities & Physical Demands


  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the assessment of training effects.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities, in appropriate discipline. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures, in appropriate discipline.
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders, as needed within specific discipline.
  • Knowledge of group communication and interaction.

  • Skill in communicating effectively in writing or orally as needed

  • The ability to Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. techniques.
  • PHYSICAL EFFORT: Primarily light physical activity is required with frequent lifting and manipulation of objects up to 25 pounds but may require lifting of objects in excess of 125 pounds. Does require physical conditioning, stamina and endurance need for frequent walking, standing, and carrying of equipment.

    WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is normally performed in an interior/office work environment. However, some classes are conducted outdoors. Classes are held during times of rain, snow, cold, heat, and other adverse weather conditions.

    WORK SCHEDULE: Schedule varies based on course assignments. Typically faculty work Monday – Friday.

    This is an on-site position. Essential duties of the role must be performed in-person, during prescribed work hours.

    HOURS REQUIRED PER WEEK: Forty (40) hours per week.

    REPORTS TO: Department Chair/Supervisor.


    To enhance the employment opportunity you may be seeking, Temple College offers a competitive array of benefit options to select from, some of which are fully paid for by the college. Listed below is a summary of benefits currently offered for full-time employees. Part-time employees are eligible for specific benefits on a pro-rated basis.


    The Medical and optional insurance coverage benefit options listed below are offered through Temple College by the Employees Retirement System (ERS) of Texas. Please visit ERS at https: // www. for further information.

  • MEDICAL: Eligible full-time employees can choose from the following medical programs which begin the first day of the month following the 60th day of employment:

  • HealthSelect of Texas "Blue Cross Blue Shield" (PPO)
  • Consumer Directed HealthSelect "Blue Cross Blue Shield (HSA)
  • Medical plans include prescription coverage. Employee medical coverage monthly premiums are fully paid for by the college and the college pays for one-half (1/2) of the cost of dependent care coverage monthly premiums.

  • Dental (PPO and HMO), Vision, Optional Term Life Insurance, Voluntary Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Dependent Term Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability, Texa$aver (457 plan), TexFlex-Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement.

    Optional benefits are employee paid but are offered at very competitive rates.


  • Regular, full-time twelve (12) month faculty and staff accrue Annual Leave as follows:

  • Years of Service : 0 through 5
  • Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Month) = 8
  • Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Year) = 96
  • Years of Service: 6 through 10
  • Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Month) =10
  • Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Year) =120
  • Years of Service: 10 plus years
  • Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Month) =12
  • Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Year) =144
  • Annual leave may be accrued up to a limit of 240 hours with special provisions allowing for annual accruals above that limit. Faculty with contracts less than 12 months do not accrue Annual Leave but are provided with 20 hours of personal time per fiscal year.

  • Faculty and Administrative Staff: Accruals of 8 hours per month. Sick Leave may be accrued up to a limit of 1040 total hours. Faculty with contracts less than 12 months will receive accruals during the summer semester if they instruct during that time.


  • HOLIDAYS: Recognized college holidays, in addition to Annual and Sick leave accruals, include Labor Day, Thanksgiving Break, Winter Break, Martin Luther King Day, Spring Break, Good Friday, Memorial Day and Independence Day.
  • PAYROLL: Employees are paid by direct deposit through the last working day of the month. Actual deposits are paid on the last working business day of the month. All benefit deductions are taken at that time.
  • RETIREMENT: Temple College is one of the few community colleges in the state of Texas to be permitted Federal Social Security deductions. Temple College is a Section 218 employer.
  • All regular employees are mandated by the Texas State Legislature to enroll in either the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) however, ORP participation is based upon position. All faculty members are eligible to participate in either TRS or ORP. A list of ORP providers is available.

    Please visit TRS at https: // www. for further information.

  • Contribution:
  • Member: Teacher Retirement System (TRS) = 8.0% of annual salary
  • Employer: Teacher Retirement System (TRS) = 7.75% of member's annual salary
  • Contribution:
  • Member: Optional Retirement Program (ORP) = 6.65 % of annual salary
  • Employer: Optional Retirement Program (ORP) = 6.6% of annual salary
  • Tax Sheltered Annuities (TSAs) also known as Tax Deferred Annuities (TDAs) are available to all employees who are eligible to participate in the TRS/ORP retirement program and who wish to participate in this program. This participation is voluntary and contributions are made from the employee's salary. A list of providers is available.

  • MISCELLANEOUS LEAVE: Family and Medical Leave (FMLA), Jury Duty, Bereavement, Deteriorating weather, and Military training.
  • WORKERS COMPENSATION: If an employee is injured on the job, Temple College, through its Worker Compensation Program, pays all authorized hospital, nursing, and physician's fees. Additional benefits may be available.
  • Regular Schedule:
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Summer Schedule:
  • Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Agency

    Temple College


     Temple College

    2600 South First Street Temple, Texas, 76504




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    Job details


    Assistant Professor, EMS (12 Month)


    Temple College


    United States


    May 26, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type

    Lecturer,Associate Professor/Professor


    Medicine,Social Science

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