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Lake Superior State University

Open Position

Fire Science Faculty - Annually-Renewable - Fire Science ate UniversityProfessor

te UniversityFUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY Under the direction of the Dean of the division of Health and Safety, provide course instruction to students utilizing multiple teaching formats. Primary teaching focus is fire science.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1.) Minimum of 12 contract hours of teaching responsibilities per semester. 2.) Provide a minimum of 5 hours devoted to office hours for the purpose of student advising and support. 3.) Participation in professional activities, including but not limited to research and dissemination of knowledge through community, or faculty presentations. 4.) Recruitment of students. 5.) Course and program assessment. 6.) University/community service.
Bachelor’s degree in fire science or related field with equivalent level course work specific to fire science/emergency services. Ability to earn Michigan Firefighter Training Council Instructor within 3 months of hire. Evidence of experience in providing effective teaching at the undergraduate level. Ability to teach broad range of fire service courses. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated evidence of ability to teach from multiple formats including online, blended, and face-to-face. Willing and able to travel to distant regional campuses.
Master’s degree in related field with equivalent-level course work specific to emergency services. Five or more years firefighting experience. Two or more years’ experience teaching in a community college, university, or training center. Two or more year’s supervisory experience. Ability to offer online programming. Enrollment in a master’s level education program in related field with anticipated graduation within 3 years of hire. Hazwoper, Haz Mat, or Emergency Medical Technician certification.
Typical demands of teaching at the university level exist, with the ability to stand for up to 4 hours in a single class session, the ability to travel and teach at various regional centers in Michigan for weekend format classes, and the ability to manage the physical demands of 12 credits per semester, with the occasional possibility of overload and night classes. Additional physical requirements may involve necessary physical strength and dexterity to demonstrate firefighting or other emergency procedures related to course topics.
To apply please visit our website at https://jobs.lssu.edu/postings/1721


The City of Holland Department of Public Safety (HDPS) is developing a Firefighter/EMT eligibility list in anticipation of potential retirements and temporary vacancies in the next 12 to 18 months. This is a full-time position assigned to a 24-hour shift schedule, including weekends and holidays.


Qualifications include extensive firefighter training, experience in an organized Fire Department, above average driving skills and the ability to pass a physical ability test. In addition, the candidate should possess or demonstrate considerable progress towards an Associate Degree in Fire Science or related field, Michigan Firefighter II, Operations Level Hazardous Materials Certification and Basic EMT Licensure. Applicants must possess the minimum qualifications at the time of application. Applications that do not demonstrating these requirements will be refused.


This position will also require extensive involvement in fire prevention activities including public life safety education & inspections of public facilities. Licensed EMTPs are encouraged to apply. HDPS is a nominally consolidated public safety department however; cross training in law enforcement is not required at this time.


Compensation for the position is $48,019 - $61,962 per year, including competitive pension and benefit package. Qualified applicants should mail a City of Holland Employment Application and resume with cover letter, no later than May 29,2017 to:

Holand Job Application.pdf
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The City of Novi Public Safety Administration seeks applicants for the position of Fire Protection Officer.  Starting salary $43,281 including comprehensive benefit package. Min qualifications: Bachelor Degree required, current certifications: Michigan FF I & II, State of MI EMT-B, and HazMat Operations. Successfully pass the CPAT firefighter physical agility test by date of hire. Applicants must also pass a written test through EMPCO:  https://www.empco.net/fts/  prior to applying.  Tests qualify you for several other departments.  The EMPCO test must be completed at the candidate’s expense.  City of Novi application must be received by the HR Dept no later than June 6, 2017 at 5 pm EST  EOE. Visit cityofnovi.org for more information on how to apply.

Revised 05/23/2017


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