Posting Details

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You must provide all information requested on the application form (resumes will not be considered as a substitute for the application). Initial screening by Human Resources for minimum requirements is based on your APPLICATION ONLY (supporting documents will not be reviewed during initial screening). Incomplete applications will not be considered by hiring committees. You will have an opportunity to upload supporting documents for committee consideration during this online application process.

Position Information

Posting Number:06001263
Position Title:Instructor for American Heart Association Courses
Posting Date:01/02/2018
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled (notes):Open Until Filled
Length of Position:Term by Term Basis
Anticipated Start Date:

Spring Term 2018; approximately April 2018

Position Type:Temporary PT Hourly
FTE:< = .50 FTE
Salary Level:Course Stipend
Starting Minimum Pay:Per Course Stipend
Starting Maximum Pay:Per Course Stipend
Hours per Week:Hours are per class schedule
Work Schedule:Per Class Schedule
Days of the Week:Dependent Upon Class Schedule
Job Summary/Purpose:

Summary: Teach CPR Basic Life Support, Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid and other CPR and First Aid courses as offered following the American Heart Association curriculum. Instructors may teach classes on campus or at facilities, independently or with a co-instructor, based on the size of the class.

Terms of Employment:
• This position is limited duration to be filled as needed term-by-term or course-by-course, and is a non-benefited position.
• Candidate must be flexible with work hours to meet evening or weekend class schedules; able to drive throughout College district as needed.
• Successful completion of background check and vehicle reference check are required upon hire.
• Must be aligned with the COCC American Heart Association Training Center.
• This posting will remain active until filled

Essential Functions:

1. Deliver courses by facilitating video presentations, lectures, hands-on skills demonstrations.
2. Teach curriculum according to AHA requirements, test students and conduct remediation as needed.
3. Complete post-course rosters and/or paperwork.
4. Participate in appropriate professional development and training activities to assure currency in discipline, knowledge and instructional methods.
5. Maintain a high standard of professionalism and ethics with students, colleagues and the community.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Instructors must be able to meet timelines and complete tasks without on-site management presence.
• Abide by all AHA guidelines including the AHA Program Administration Manual.
• Abide by all COCC policies and procedures.
• Ability to complete with accuracy required paperwork and certifications within specific timelines.
• Skill and ability to maintain any required American Heart Association certifications.
• Skill in public speaking; be comfortable in front of a class of adults.
• Skill in time management and ability to teach and organize independently.
• Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
• Ability and willingness to travel throughout the College district and or teach at various hours and locations, as required of the position.
• Ability to operate or oversee the operation of computers and other written materials.
• Able to meet alignment with the COCC AHA Training Center.
• Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using the English language with or without the use of an interpreter.
• Must be able to demonstrate essential job functions outlined above.

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:


Work is performed primarily indoors, in a classroom setting. The incumbent is expected to follow College work rules and policies. The employee is regularly required use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms and requires near visual acuity to write, read written materials and computer screens, and sufficient hearing and speech ability for ordinary telephonic conversations. Physical movements involve guiding, feeding materials into proper position. Lifting objects vary daily, ranging between 1-25 pounds. Must be able to climb or pull self upward, kneel, stoop, crawl and crouch. Computer screen is used approximately 20 percent of the time. All individuals are required to be able to perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.


The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, or any of the classes protected under Federal and State statues in any education program, activities, or employment.

Equal Opportunity / Non-Discrimination Statement
Minimum Qualifications:

1. Current American Heart Association Instructor certification(s).
2. Previous teaching experience (classroom or professional/corporate training)
3. Registered on the AHA Instructor Network.

Special Qualifications:

• Experience in an allied health field or healthcare environment.
• Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a PT Instructor position for the Continuing Education department. This position is part-time, non-benefited, and hired on a term-by-term basis.

Note that you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact Human Resources at 541-383-7216.

The College is not able to support Visa applications for this position. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the United States to be considered for employment.

Is a Criminal History Check required?Yes
Is a Credit History Check Required?No
Open Until FilledYes

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