Director Fire Science Program

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Bryan, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime
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Position Information

Requisition Number 2022110F
Position Title Director Fire Science Program
Salary Range per faculty salary schedule/DOQ
DBM Rating na
Job Type Full Time
Job Category Faculty
Anticipated Start Date 11/01/2022
Campus Bryan, RELLIS
Application Deadline
Extended Open Deadline
FLSA Status Exempt
Security Sensitive? Yes
Work Hours

Position Summary Information

The program director has leadership responsibility for planning, development, evaluation, assessment, accreditation and revision of instruction. This is a position that involves the screening/recommendation for hire, supervision, and evaluation of all faculty/staff assigned to the program. In addition, the program director has responsibility for effective administration and operations of its Program within the Division. The program director is accountable to the Dean of Health Sciences.
Essential Duties
1. Responsible for maintaining compliance with all programmatic accreditation standards as well as those with WECM, THECB, and SACSCOC.
2. Update curriculum to include evaluation and revision of course syllabi in Concourse and website to include catalog.
3. Maintain liaison with TEEX Fire Academy, advisory committees, clinical agencies, and accrediting bodies.
4. Ensure that new faculty have proper documentation, orientation, and mentoring to successfully meet student needs.
5. Coordinate recruitment, orientation, advising, and placement of students in the program.
6. Collect, evaluate and assess programmatic and course outcomes to include annual reports and assessments.
7. Provide instruction in the classroom and/or laboratory, create examinations, quizzes, and grading rubrics. Develop online courses as appropriate.
8. Provide oversight and monitor annual budget.
9. Maintain professional competency through practice, continuing education and professional activities.
10. Evaluate full-time, part-time faculty and staff employees. Lead hiring committees for all areas.
11. Accept other duties as assigned.
Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. Bachelor’s degree or higher in Fire Science/Protection or related field.
2. Certified Instructor II with the Texas Commission on Fire Protection
3. Certified Structural Firefighter
4. Minimum of 3 years field experience
Preferred Experience and Training
1. Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Fire Science/Protection
2. Certified Master Firefighter with the Texas Commission on Fire Protection
Physical Requirements
Lifting under 15 lbs.
Climbing stairs.
Required Degree, License or Certifications
1. Bachelor’s degree or higher in Fire Science/Protection or related field
2. Certified Instructor II with the Texas Commission on Fire Protection
3. Certified Structural Firefighter
4. Minimum of 3 years field experience
Special Notes To Applicants
This is a 12 month, benefits eligible position. Blinn College pays 100% of health insurance for full time employees, 50% for dependents, and two times your annual salary in life insurance benefits. Optional coverages can begin on your first active duty date. If you would like to review insurance benefits in advance, you can access the New Employee Benefits Guide online, Leave time includes 96 hours vacation, 40 hours discretionary and 16 hours personal each year and 8 hours sick each month. Paid leave for college designated holiday’s, spring break, Thanksgiving and Christmas break (approx. 25 days per year)
• Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment thatyou wish to be considered as part of your qualifications.
• A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Be sure to provide job title and employment dates for all jobs you wish to be considered. Please include contact information from previous employers.
• Responses to the supplemental questions are used for initial screening only.
• Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference.
The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA LOCAL-X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College’s Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college’s course inventory.
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