Job Description

Job Title: EMT Instructor - CEM (Casual)
Job ID: 716240
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Shift: Variable
Facility: Center for Emergency Medicine
Department: Education
Location: 230 Mckee Place, Pittsburgh PA 15213


The EMT Instructor position will assist Coordinator of EMS Education in the planning and execution of all EMT Training Programs. They will be responsible for direct classroom instruction of students enrolled in EMT Programs.


We are an institution that teaches not only to the University of Pittsburgh students, but also to the everyday public. We offer classes on becoming a licensed EMT and a Certified Paramedic. As well as offer classes to become CPR certified, EVOC training, Critical Care Management and many other resources in the medical field.


  • Administer standardized examinations as scheduled.
  • Begin and end all classes on time. Under no circumstances should classes be rescheduled without the approval of the Coordinator of EMS Education.
  • Conduct your class in accordance with all Center, State, Federal and AMA training standards.
  • Cover all of the material assigned by the Coordinator of EMS Education in accordance with the Department of Health and DOT Guidelines.
  • Develop and administer regular quizzes and homework assignments.
  • Grade all quizzes, examinations, and student assignments in a timely manner.
  • If you are unable to cover all of the material, inform the Coordinator of EMS Education as early as possible to assure that other arrangements can be made.
  • Maintain student and class records in a standardized manner.
  • Monitor the students' progress and provide reasonable supplemental instruction and/or individual tutoring if students are having difficulty with the course content. Inform the Coordinator of EMS Education when individual students are failing to make satisfactory academic progress.
  • Preview all examinations prior to administration.
  • Provide students with constructive feedback, direction, and counseling.
  • Serve as a role model for professional attitudes and behavior.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • AHA CPR Instructor Certification
  • PA Department of Health EMT or Paramedic Certification
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of personal computers.
  • Strong knowledge of word processing, database management and spreadsheets required.
  • Demonstration of excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstration of excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstration of a professional manner and appearance. 
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Emergency Medical Technician or Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic or National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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