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Fire and Emergency Response Administration Faculty (Category II)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com. References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information. Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire. If you have them please submit Executive Fire Officer (EFO), Chief Fire Officer (CFO), Managing Officer Program (MOP), or other related documents demonstrating advanced training at the officer level. These are optional documents. This posting will close at midnight MST on the closing date.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00447
Position Title Fire and Emergency Response Administration Faculty (Category II)
Position Number F 302
Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education

Employee Category Faculty
Department HSP - Human Services
EClass Code FT Faculty-10 mo with benes
Position Summary

The position is a full-time category II in the Department of Human Services, Fire and Emergency Response Administration. Established in 1968, the Department of Human Services at Metropolitan State University of Denver prepares students to become competent, self-reflective professionals in the field of fire and emergency services. Curriculum emphasizes experiential learning with coursework taught in the classroom, online, and through fieldwork experiences. Department faculty are committed to supporting students to develop high ethical standards and cultural sensitivity while becoming agents for positive change in their communities.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Duties/Responsibilities

This is a full-time category II faculty position with a focus on teaching and advising. The faculty member will carry a full time teaching load of 15 credit hours per academic semester, which may include teaching evenings, weekends, and online courses. This position requires teaching courses in the fire and emergency services administration curriculum. Other duties include advising students in academic planning, graduate school and career exploration and developing relationships in the fire and emergency service communities at a local, regional, and national level. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse populations including students of color, students with disabilities, students with diverse gender and sexual identities, students of various ages, and students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.

Required Qualifications

A Masters degree in Human Services, Fire Science or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

A minimum of 10 years full-time employment in a first responder role.

Evidence of successful teaching in an institution of higher education with at least one year teaching fire or first responder coursework in the last five years.

Experience in Fire/Arson Investigation

A minimum of 5 years experience as a company officer or other command position in an organization providing first responder services

Posting date 04/12/2017
Closing date 04/25/2017
Closing Instructions Close on Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

If you have them please submit Executive Fire Officer (EFO), Chief Fire Officer (CFO), Managing Officer Program (MOP), or other related documents demonstrating advanced training at the officer level. These are optional documents.

This posting will close at midnight MST on the closing date.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the field?
    • Yes.
    • No.
  2. * Do you have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a company officer or other command position in a paid (as opposed to volunteer) fire department or an organization providing first responder services?
    • Yes.
    • No.
  3. * What is your current salary?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Thank you for considering employment at Metropolitan State University of Denver! We would like to know how you heard about MSU Denver and our Career Site. Please select the category below that describes how you heard about the position you are applying for.
    • msudenver.edu Career Site
    • A friend or colleague
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    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
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    • Other
    • Current MSU Denver Employee