Emergency Management Program Coordinator

Per the NFA Contract, Article 9, TMCC is announcing to all eligible Academic and Administrative faculty that a need exists for an Emergency Management Program Coordinator.

Posting Date

April 17, 2024


The Emergency Management (EM) Program Coordinator is responsible for serving as liaison between the College, and all students (3rd year and 4th year) in the Bachelors of Applied Science in Emergency Management.

Scope of Work

This position will serve during the 2024–2025 academic term starting on July 1, 2024 and ending on June 30, 2025. This additional assignment is not automatically renewed annually.

Responsibilities and Deliverables

  1. Faculty and Program
    • Orient new part-time faculty to program philosophy and mission for online instruction and expectations.
    • Keep EM faculty informed of program changes and updates.
    • Ensure part-time faculty receive needed program support and act as a conduit for information flow to and from the Program Director/Dean and EM students. Provide critical dates to faculty and ensure EM courses are posted and available for students at the beginning of each semester. 
    • Track and revise current and future year course schedule, achieving a balance that ensures courses have a sufficient number of students enrolled and students are able to complete the program in an efficient manner.
    • Report to the Program Director for periodic program review and revisions of course material.
  2. Student
    • Review EM new student applications for acceptance into the program.
    • Work with potential students to assist them in meeting the prerequisites for acceptance into the EM program.
    • Approve new student applications for the EM program and complete program acceptance documentation providing notification to required departments. 
    • Advise students on EM recommended course sequence.
    • Ensure Admissions and Records have documentation of any and all prerequisites for newly accepted EM students.
    • Keep EM students informed of program and course changes, as well as provide notice of EM employment opportunities, to include program graduates as applicable.
    • Assist students wishing to complete an internship, by working with the Emergency Management community to identify internship opportunities and collaborate with the TMCC internship office to facilitate their internship.
    • Keep Academic Advising staff apprised of changes in courses or scheduling once finalized.
    • Meet with Academic Advising staff as requested at their monthly all-staff meeting to review program changes/updates and answer questions.
    • Work with TMCC Assessment and Planning staff to implement and track course assessment reviews. Attend course assessment meetings as a Program representative.
    • Track EM course assessment due dates as well as collect and compile course assessments for submittal through the Program Director to the Dean. 
    • Attend community stakeholder meetings to increase awareness of the EM program.
    • Develop program marketing materials in coordination with TMCC Marketing and Communications.
    • Work with Marketing and Communications to develop and distribute program news and updates.  Identify program marketing opportunities, such as college success fairs and emergency management related conferences and training. Represent the program at these events and distribute program marketing material. 
    • Coordinate and support twice yearly (minimum) EM faculty meetings.
    • Coordinate and support yearly (minimum) EM Program Advisory Committee meetings.
    • Maintain all program acceptance records and correspondence.


The EM Program Coordinator must have a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in a field related to Emergency Management from an accredited institution, such as from one of the following areas of study: Business Administration, Business Continuity, Counterterrorism Studies, Crisis Governance, Disaster Management, Emergency Management Administration, Fire Science, Hazardous Materials, Health Physics, Homeland Security Policy, Law Enforcement, Organizational Leadership, Political Science, Public Safety Administration, Public Health Preparedness, or Strategic Studies. Must also have experience with curriculum, assessment, and managing schedules.


The EM Program Coordinator will receive nine credit release or stipend for fall, nine for spring, and six for summer.  Differential fees collected will offset the cost of this assignment.

Reports to

Mike Schulz, 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 12, 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 will notify applicants of the hiring decision on or before May 26, 2024.