CPR and Continuing Education Coordinator

Per the NFA Contract, Article 9, TMCC is announcing to all eligible Academic and Administrative faculty that a need exists for a CPR and Continuing Education Coordinator.

Posting Date

April 30, 2024


The Coordinator is responsible for assuring that TMCC’s Public Safety Department meets all the criteria as a Training Center (TC) as established by the American Heart Association (AHA) for Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Life Support (PALS) training courses. The Coordinator is a member of the Public Safety Department Program staff, as well as a Coordinator for the AHA program. This position participates in coordinating teaching activities with faculty in the Public Safety Department. This includes the development of course schedules and instructor training courses, providing course materials, monitoring program initiatives, course, and program evaluation, and providing instructor feedback.

Scope of Work

This position will serve during the 2024–25 academic term starting on July 1, 2024 and ending on June 30, 2025 working 15 hours per week. This additional assignment is not automatically reviewed annually.

Responsibilities and Deliverables

  1. Proper administration and quality of the courses that they, their aligned instructors and Training Sites (TSs) provide.
  2. The day-to-day management of the TC, TSs, and instructors; Providing aligned instructors and TSs with consistent and timely communication of any new or updated information about National, Regional, or TC policies, procedures, course content, or course administration that could potentially affect an instructor while carrying out his or her responsibilities.
  3. The AHA coordinator serves as the principal resource for information, support, and quality control for all instructors aligned with the TC.
  4. Scheduling, coordinating, and teaching at the monthly BLS certification, recertification and skills checks at TMCC’s Public Safety Department Education Center.
  5. The AHA coordinator is the primary contact between the TC and the AHA ECC programs, maintaining records and ensuring compliance with AHA requirements.
  6. Maintain TMCC’s Public Safety Department AHA Training Center status as an American Heart Association Training Center for BLS levels of AHA certification. Also, maintain the other advanced certification AHA paperwork.
  7. Responsible for the scheduling, coordination, design, and implementation of AHA courses offered by TMCC’s Public Safety Department AHA Training Center.
  8. Maintains appropriate records as required to be a training center with the AHA, including records of all AHA instructors affiliated with the TMCC’s Public Safety Department AHA Training Center by using the AHA instructor network.
  9. Provides updates to the training network with current information on AHA courses, science guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  10. Maintain adequate course equipment and supplies.
  11. Responsible for quality assurance & improvement: Ensures instructors are monitored yearly by a TCF.
  12. Reporting: Submits all training reports and AHA requests by the stated deadline. Completes TC administrative Self-Review once a year to evaluate overall status. Renews TC. Compiles attendance and course data reports for TMCC’s Public Safety Department AHA Training Center annual report.
  13. As needed: Completes and Submits application to TMCC’s Public Safety Department AHA Training Center for EMT and Paramedic credits for the PALS courses. Completes and submits post program data to OEMS for paramedics and EMT’s that attend PALS Courses.
  14. Maintains AHA Instructor Files to make sure Provider and Teaching Cards are current. Issues instructor cards once verified that AHA instructor requirements have been met.
  15. Ensure TMCC’s Public Safety Department AHA Training Center is compliant with AHA and TMCC policies and procedures.
  16. Other roles and responsibilities as needed to support the mission of TMCC’s Public Safety Department and TMCC.
  17. Serves TMCC’s Public Safety Department AHA Training Center liaison to the AHA training center programs.
  18. Responsible for the scheduling of other courses offered by the TMCC’s Public Safety Department AHA Training Center.
  19. Coordinates and participates in the Training Center’s (TC) initial and subsequent site reviews. Maintains a networking relationship with other TC’s.
  20. Manages instructors, training sites, and course rosters. Submits the proper pay documentation to Administrative assistant and payments to cashier’s office at TMCC.
  21. Monthly completes and forwards the TC Activity Report directly to the Director of Public Safety.
  22. Grow the program through market research and business development activity.


The CPR Coordinator must have a GED or HSD (required). Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must have two years’ experience as a Basic Life Support instructor. Needs to have strong organizational skills, teaching ability, interpersonal and interprofessional communication skills, highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred: current license as EMT, Paramedic, LPN, or RN. Bilingual and familiar with AHA Spanish Curriculum.


The CPR Coordinator will receive $15,000 for July 2024 through June 30, 2025 (including fall, spring, and summer). This additional assignment is supported by a set dollar amount which cannot be directed towards release time. Paying a stipend is the only reasonable compensation.

Reports To

Director of Public Safety

Application Process

Interested faculty will submit a letter of interest describing special qualifications and background information no later than 5 p.m. on May 15, 2024.

The letter should be addressed to Mike Schulz, Director of Public Safety. NOTE: Administrative faculty must include a documented plan for separation of the additional assignment work from regular work time.

Selection Process

The Dean of Life Sciences, Allied Health & Public Safety Division will notify applicants of the hiring decision on or before May 20, 2024.