Sr. Program Coordinator, Fire Service
Company: College of Western Idaho
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Sr. Program Coordinator, Fire Service Nampa Apply now
Job no: 493185 Division:Social Sciences & Public Affairs
Department:Fire Service Program Advertised: Mar 01 2021 MST Reports
To: Manager II, Fire Service Tech Position Status: Part-Time,
Non-Benefited Posted Pay Range: $21.15 - $26.44 About Us: The
College of Western Idaho (CWI) expands learning and life
opportunities, encourages individual advancement, contributes to
Idahos economic growth, strengthens community prosperity, and
develops leaders. We are a comprehensive community college
providing higher education programs. We offer a full range of
academic and career-technical courses leading to an Associate of
Arts or Science degree, Associate of Applied Science degrees,
continuing education, and certifications. CWI also offers Basic
Skills Education to help prepare for a GED, Dual Credit for high
school students, and fast-track career training for working
professionals. At CWI we are proud of our talented and dedicated
faculty and staff. Our employees have an opportunity to make a
difference in students lives every day. We are excited for you to
join us and share our passion for higher education. Position
Summary: Direct oversight and responsibility for the success of the
Fire Service Technology Basic Technical Certificate (FST BTC)
Program. Exercise primary responsibility for the FST BTC program
using the IFSAC (International Fire Service Accreditation Congress)
and NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) model, standards,
and curriculum. The program collaborates to meet the needs of fire
agencies in the service region and serve their employment needs.
The coordinator will identify, supervise, and coordinate with the
instructors to deliver IFSAC and NFPA certified instruction. The
Coordinator will also coordinate activities associated with the
recruitment and advising of students, as well as the continuous
development, management, and improvement of the program. Maintain
composure in a high-stress environment that includes training
students in NFPA 1403 approved live fire training, high angle rope
rescue, and other scenarios. Essential Functions: Recruit and
interview student candidates to determine qualifications are met to
enter the program (e.g., background check and interview) and
continue to advise students throughout the program.
Takes primary responsibility for retaining students, following
established guidelines for contacting students.
Records student attendance and tracks student outcomes.
Manage student registration and testing.
Manage classroom coordination, field, and drill ground training to
include securing training sites, providing equipment and training
aides while maintaining a high level of student safety and
Recruit, develop, evaluate and schedule IFSAC and NFPA qualified
instructors. Review instructor student evaluations and conduct
performance evaluations and report results as needed.
Instruct students to IFSAC and NFPA standards as needed in a
variety of topics including but not limited to Firefighter I,
hazmat awareness and operations, extrication, assisting technical
rescue teams, etc.
Develop program schedules, lesson plans, exams and other
measurements needed to determine student level of performance and
Ensure safety of students during training on the drill ground and
during NFPA standard 1403 live fire training.
Provide IFSAC and NFPA approved and aligned instruction to students
in the program in area(s) of expertise.
Accompany program director in negotiating training agreements and
meetings with executives of local fire service agencies.
Maintain IFSAC and NFPA certified instructor status and engage in
professional development to ensure expertise in specialty and to
teach additional subjects.
Maintain IFSAC and NFPA program certification including
articulating with other agencies, high schools, and other
Attend and participate in all Social Science department meetings
and required faculty/professional training.
Represent the fire service program at public events within the
community with professionalism.
Effectively address student issues or complaints.
Cooperate professionally with all other departments, faculty,
staff, and students of the College to provide an effective
Assume responsibility for the safety of all equipment assigned to
students in the program.
Conveys by words and actions the values expected by CWI.
Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in fire service or related emergency services
5 years of experience in fire service or related emergency services
Established IFSAC and NFPA certified instructor or the ability to
earn IFSAC and NFPA teaching certification required.
Proven ability to conduct fire service training and evidence of
earned advanced IFSAC and NFPA certificates preferred
(Intermediate, Advanced, Master, and/or Executive).
Experience in program coordination and teaching experience in a
fire service approved program preferred.
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