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Johnson County Community College Assistant Professor, Fire Science in Overland Park, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12944529

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rJohnson County Community College

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rPosition, Department: Assistant Professor, Fire Science, Academic Affairs

Type of Position: Full-time Faculty, Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: Varies with department schedule/needs, 40 hours per week

Pay Range: \$48,683 - \$81,416 and determined based on relevant years of work experience.

Benefits Category: Full-time Benefits

Position Summary: The mission of the department is to provide basic cognitive and skill training to students that wish to become firefighters. In addition, further studies will provide students with the requisite knowledge to become leaders in the fire service by attaining an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Fire Service Administration. The Assistant Professor position is a full-time nine (9) month faculty bargaining unit position teaching fire courses, conducting program and student related activities, providing assistance with program related facilitation tasks and facilitating the sharing of resource materials, facilities, and equipment for instructors. Additionally, this position represents the program to internal and external constituents; supports college policies and procedures; participates in college, division, and program activities; and contributes to the growth and enhancement of the college\'s mission and programs. This position will also contribute by assisting with other program and divisional activities as assigned as well as support the Director in preparing the IFSAC fire program accreditation every five years. Also teaching in the regional fire academy environment including applications in live fire environments and other skills requiring the candidate to wear appropriate personal protective and required safety equipment.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree or higher

  • Strong Communication skills

  • State Certifications: Fire Instructor I and Fire Officer II

  • Ability to teach in the following areas:

    o Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations

    o Firefighter I & II

    o Fire Science Law

    o Building Construction

    o Historical Foundations of Fire

    o Fire Fighting Tactics

    o Fire Management

    o Fire and Emergency Management

    o Codes, Detection & Suppression Systems

    o Leadership in Fire Science

  • 10 years of Fire Service experience

  • 3+ years of Community College or Higher Education teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS degree
  • Canvas learning management system skills
  • Leadership skills
  • 5+years Fire Services administrative experience

To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, and cover letter.

*Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and Faculty positions.

Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:

*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That\'s five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving ca pus culture - not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: JCCC provides equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals and is an affirmative action employer. JCCC does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, religion, marital status, parental status, military status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered in its programs and activities, which includes employment and admissions, in accordance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Vietnam Era Veteran\'s Readjustment Assistance Act, the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002, the Kansas Acts Against Discrimination and all other applicable civil rights and nondiscrimination laws.

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