Instructor, Paramedic Programs
Northern Lakes College
Alberta

Northern Lakes College is a publicly governed Comprehensive Community Institution (CCI) with 23 campuses and 5 community access point sites, located in 50 communities across northern Alberta. Diploma and certificate programs include academic upgrading, business administration, office administration, health sciences and human services, trades and technology, university studies, and a variety of continuing education and corporate training certificates and courses. We support and promote professional development and wellness opportunities, and provide our employees with an attractive benefits plan and competitive salaries. The college’s service region offers numerous recreational activities for the entire family to enjoy!

Northern Lakes College has the following full time ongoing position available:

Instructor, Paramedic Programs

Reference #NLC-1771

Salary Range: $58,680 to $90,120 per year

Location: Slave Lake

Qualifications:

  • Must be an Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP);
  • Eligibility for registration with the College of Paramedics of Alberta;
  • 5-year registration at the ACP level with a minimum 2-year clinical instructor;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Clean Criminal Record check prior to commencement is required;
  • Driver’s License required;
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered for appointment at a developmental level.

For complete details on this employment opportunity, visit us online at: www.northernlakescollege.ca click on Careers at NLC

Please submit a resume quoting the reference number NLC-1771 to:

Northern Lakes College, Human Resources, 1201 Main Street SE, Slave Lake, AB T0G 2A3

Fax: 780-849-5881

Closing Date: June 30, 2019

Note: Northern Lakes College thanks all applicants for their interest in employment; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Description

Instructor, Paramedic Programs

The key responsibilities include: instruction in the classroom, educational planning and advising. The position reports to the Chair, Allied Health Programs

Primary areas of responsibility are:

  • Provide individual and group instruction in classroom.
  • Become knowledgeable of pre-hospital care program and course expectations.
  • Use a variety of teaching techniques and strategies which are appropriate for adult learners.
  • Provide students with accurate and timely information regarding courses and programs.
  • Ensure that students are familiar with the contents of the student handbook.
  • Establish and maintain a classroom/laboratory environment conducive to learning; maintain an inventory of supplies and materials.
  • Provide opportunities for students' evaluation of instruction; make adjustments as needed in response to student feedback.
  • Provide access to educational resources.
  • Build a mutually comfortable working relationship with students; advocate on behalf of students.
  • Demonstrate a respect for individual differences.
  • Encourage peer support activities.
  • Monitor student attendance and progress; identify and assist students experiencing difficulties; use probationary/performance contracts as required; make probation and termination recommendations.
  • Organize/facilitate student orientation to the college.
  • Ensure exam security, co-ordinate exam schedule and supervise exams as require.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of curriculum for the program.
  • Assist in promoting college programs: project a positive image of the college; maintain and encourage good public relations; display a client service attitude; identify and participate in promotional activities; assist with the development of promotional materials and activities; identify and share promotional ideas.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information; act in accordance with FOIP regulations.
  • Adhere to College and program policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Participate in professional development; annually identify learning goals and provide evidence of progress toward achieving goals.

Personal Suitability

The incumbent is able to demonstrate:

  • sensitivity to the needs of adult learners;
  • flexibility;
  • ability to work, at times, with uncertainty;
  • a balanced approach to the needs of the students and the requirements of the institution;
  • ability to make positive contributions to short and long term planning based on experience with post-secondary learning and adult learners;
  • a positive, problem-solving approach to the work;
  • ability to function well as a member of a team.

Required

  • Must be an ACP;
  • Eligibility for registration with the College of Paramedics of Alberta;
  • 5-year registration at the ACP level with a minimum 2-year clinical instructor;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Clean Criminal Record check prior to commencement is required;
  • Driver’s License required;
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered for appointment at a developmental level.

Assets

  • Fluency in Cree is an asset.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $58,680.00 to $90,120.00 /year

Experience:

  • ACP level: 5 years (Required)
  • clinical: 2 years (Preferred)

Location:

  • Alberta (Required)

Licence:

  • drivers license (Preferred)