EMT/Paramedic Lab Aide

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Classification:Temporary Clerical
Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 77
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA Matanuska Susitna College
Location: Palmer
Categories: Education/Instructional, Health Profession

Position Summary:

Matanuska-Susitna College (MSC) is seeking applicants who want to help create the EMTs of tomorrow! If you are a current EMT, paramedic, or EMT instructor then you would be an ideal candidate for this lab aide position. The MSC EMS Program is looking for EMT Lab Aides to help teach skills and run scenarios with EMT students at EMT-1, -2, & -3 levels.


100Technical functions in support of the department: •Set-up and demonstrate various EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic skills stations (For example: vital signs, bleeding control splinting, airway management, IV access). •Design and coordinate high-fidelity scenarios using simulation-manikins and standardized patients. •Clean, maintain, inventory lab equipment and supplies. •Teach EMS specialty certification courses. •Evaluate student performance during situational scenarios.Essential

"Opportunities start here" is more than a slogan at Matanuska-Susitna College (Mat-Su College); it is our mission. Our aim is to transform student aspirations into realities. Matanuska-Susitna College seeks applicants who possess a desire to help students succeed in reaching their goals. 

Mat-Su College is a community campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage. The campus is located on 951 acres in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, the fastest growing region of Alaska. We serve as a major higher education hub for the communities of Wasilla and Palmer. Our student-friendly campus offers small class sizes and state-of-the-art facilities, including paramedic classrooms with a fully equipped ambulance bay, updated science labs, and a new 520-seat performing arts theater, the first in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. The campus has an annual operating budget of nearly $11,000,000 and employs nearly one hundred full-time faculty and staff and more than one hundred adjunct instructors to serve approximately 2,000 students each semester. 

Join us and help turn student aspirations into reality!

Matanuska-Susitna College (MSC) is seeking applicants who want to help train and educate Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT), Advanced EMT’s, and Paramedics.  If you are currently a Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic (MICP) or National Registry Paramedic (NRP) and you hold either an Alaska EMT Multi-level Instructor certification or any other nationally recognized EMS specialty instructor certification like ACLS Instructor, PALS Instructor, or PHTLS Instructor, you may be an ideal candidate for this position.

The MSC EMS Program is looking for Lab Aides to assist with skills lab instruction, skills demonstrations, simulation-manikin operation, scenario development and coordination, and specialty course instruction (AHA Heartsaver, AHA BLS-HCP, ACLS, PALS, PEPP, and PHTLS) for EMT, AEMT and Paramedic curriculum classes as well as ongoing continuing education training programs.

Please note: We hire multiple lab aides for this program. All candidates will be notified of hiring status at the end of the screening process. If hired, the position are contracted on a semester-by-semester basis depending on the needs of the department.



At least one year of experience as a Paramedic (military or civilian).

Instructor experience is preferred.


Associate of Applied Science in Paramedical Technology (or higher).
Current Alaska Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic license (or the ability to obtain MICP within 6 months of hire) OR Current National Registry Paramedic certification
Current Alaska EMT Multi-Level Instructor Certification OR Current other EMS Specialty Course Instructor Credentials (CPR, ACLS, PALS, PEPP, PHTLS, etc.).


NOTE: Please submit proof of degree, licensure, and all certifications directly to the EMS department via email to: dnwallace@alaska.edu


Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination


Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Starting Hourly Rate: $20.47

Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: Alaskan Standard Time

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