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Emergency Management Homeland Security Program Coordinator

Per the NFA Contract, Article 10, TMCC is announcing to all eligible Academic and Administrative faculty that a need exists for an Emergency Management Homeland Security Program Coordinator.

Date

June 1, 2021

This Additional Assignment is contingent upon budget approval.

Description

The Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program Coordinator (EMHS) 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 and Homeland Security Program.

Scope of Work

This position will serve during the 2021–22 academic term starting on July 1, 2020 and ending on June 30, 2022, 7.5 hours a week for a total of 375 hours. 

Responsibilities and Deliverables

  1. Faculty and Program
    • Orient new part-time faculty to program philosophy and mission for online instruction and expectations.
    • Keep EMHS 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 EMHS students. Provide critical dates to faculty and ensure EMHS 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.
    • Collaborate with the Program Director for periodic program review and revisions of course material.
  2. Student
    • Review EMHS new student applications for acceptance into the program.
    • Work with potential students to assist them in meeting the prerequisites for acceptance into the EMHS program.
    • Approve new student applications for the EMHS program and complete program acceptance documentation providing notification to required departments. 
    • Advise students on EMHS recommended course sequence.
    • Ensure Admissions and Records have documentation of any and all prerequisites for newly accepted EMHS students.
    • Keep EMHS students informed of program and course changes, as well as provide notice of EMHS 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 EMHS 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 EMHS 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) EMHS faculty meetings.
    • Coordinate and support yearly (minimum) EMHS Program Advisory Committee meetings.
    • Maintain all program acceptance records and correspondence.  

Qualifications

The EMHS Program Coordinator must have a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in a field related to Emergency Management and Homeland Security 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.

Compensation

The EMHS Program Coordinator will receive a flat amount of $9,841.50 for the fall semester and $9,841.50 for the spring semester totaling $19,683.00. 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

The Director of Public Safety.

Application Process

Interested faculty will submit a letter of interest describing special qualifications and background information as soon as possible or no later than 5:00 p.m. on June 14, 2021

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 Life Sciences, Allied Health & Public Safety Division Dean will notify applicants of the hiring decision on or before June 28, 2021.