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12 May 2023

Other Outdoor EMS Program Director

National Center For Outdoor & Adventure Education – Posted by National Center for Outdoor & Adventure Education Wilmington, North Carolina, United States

Job Description

POSITION TITLE: EMS Program Director
RESPONSIBLE TO: Executive Director
STATUS: Full-Time/ Benefits/Salary
COMPENSATION: $60K annually

The EMS Program Director provides leadership and proactive consultation in responding to the educational needs of NCOAE’s medical programs. The position is responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of appropriate educational and training programs. The program director is responsible for all aspects of NCOAE’s EMS medical program. Additionally, this position
will be responsible for EMS accreditation and the implementation of various projects including but not limited to the American Heart Association Training Center. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and works closely with the Executive Assistant.

Minimum Qualifications:
 Successful candidates must hold a degree from an accredited institution
 Must currently hold or be willing to obtain the NC OEMS Instructor Level II credentials
 Current credentials as an EMT, Advanced EMT, Paramedic or related field
 Successful candidates must have prior training and/or teaching experience in healthcare or related area
 Knowledge about methods of instruction, testing and evaluation of students.
 Successful candidates must have field experience in the delivery of out of hospital emergency care.
 They must be creative and have an openness to change as well as a strong oral and written communication skills, strong computer skills and commitment to the use of technology in instruction.
 Individuals must have an ability to work effectively and collegially with others in a team environment and have a high level of critical thinking skills, and the ability to work at an efficient pace.
 The NCOAE EMS Director is an organized and innovative problem solver who can consider all possibilities when managing challenging situations and scenarios.
 They also understand and respects the need to default to written procedure, and will ask for help whenever the need should arise.

Preferred Requirements:
 Experience with online instruction via Learning Management System
 Proven ability to manage and motive staff as a cohesive team
 Credentialed/Certified in Wilderness Medicine
 Understanding of concepts and education in Emergency Wilderness Medicine

Major Job Responsibilities:
 Coordinate matters related to NCOAE’s EMS programing including agency licenses partnerships, staff, program growth, vehicles, equipment and program logistics
 Recruit, interview, train, schedule, supervise and evaluate instructors
 Enforce program policies and procedures
 Propose updates/revisions to SOPs
 Facilitate staff meetings
 Develop course outline, itinerary and schedule
 Ensure compliance with local, state and federal EMS regulations
 Maintain instructional records and inventory of course material/equipment
 Maintain EMS program budget
 Instruct program curriculum
 Administers American Heart Association Training Center activities
 Provide academic mentoring for students
 Assists with the development and implementation of long range goals and objectives at NCOAE.
 Identify training/educational needs and develop curriculum to meet identified needs
 Conduct systematic evaluation of courses and instructional activities, including long range planning and on-going development
 Maintain professional credentials required for EMS instruction and accreditation
 Attend NCOAE meetings, performs other tasks as assigned that support the mission and initiatives of NCOAE.

Physical Requirements:
Extensive use of computer keyboards and the telephone is required, as is the ability to lift and carry approximately 50 lbs. of equipment. As noted above, some travel may be required.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Other Outdoor. Job Tags: EMS, EMT, Medical Training, wfa, wfr, and Wilderness medicine.

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