Director of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Paramedic Program

Posting Details

Posting Details

Classification Title Full Time Monthly Staff
Position Title Director of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Paramedic Program
Posting Number FY16/1760SF
Position Status Full-time
FLSA Exempt
Salary and Benefits

Northeast Community College understands today’s highly competitive wage and benefits environment and will determine starting salary based on successful candidate’s education and experience.
This position is eligible for Northeast Community College excellent fringe benefits package. This position is eligible for Northeast Community College’s excellent full-time fringe benefits package.

Campus Norfolk
General Description

Northeast Community College, a Top 10 Nationally Ranked Community College located in Norfolk, Nebraska is seeking a talented individual to fulfill the role of Director of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Paramedic Programs.

The purpose of this position is to direct and coordinate all aspects of the Paramedic program and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) training including maintaining State of Nebraska certification at all levels of EMS training and maintaining national accreditation of the paramedic program. Other duties include orientation of faculty and students; developing the teaching and class schedule for the program; assessment of the EMS program; evaluation of faculty; and budgeting for the program. This position is responsible for the coordination of initial and continuing education classes at all EMS provider levels throughout the 20 county Northeast service area.

Qualifications: Education

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a public administration, emergency services or other related field of study is required.


The successful candidate will have over one and up to three years of experience working and/or teaching others as it relates to first responder careers.


Must have appropriate medical or allied health education, training, and experience; knowledge about methods of instruction, testing and evaluation of students; field experience in the delivery of out-of-hospital emergency care; and academic training and preparation related to emergency medical services, at least equivalent to that of a paramedic. Additionally, the successful candidate must be knowledgeable about the current versions of the National EMS Scope of Practice and National EMS Education Standards, and about evidenced-informed clinical practice.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application review will begin immediately and Northeast Community College reserves the right to close the search at any time without prior notice to applicants.

Open Date 11/13/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least three years of experience in a medical related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have three years experience as an administrator in a public or private health institution or a postsecondary education institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience with accreditation and completing self-study documents to maintain or achieve initial or continuing accreditation of a program of study?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Transcripts 2
  4. Certificate 1