UAF CTC - Paramedic Preceptor Pool

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  • Job Number:520956
  • Classification:Temporary Technical Casual
  • Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 76
  • Work type:Temporary
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Community and Technical College
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Education/Instructional, Health Profession

Position Summary:

Are you looking to share your industry knowledge and skills with students interested in learning? UAF's Community and Technical College is looking for paramedic preceptors to mentor paramedic students during their clinical learning experience. Join our team of paramedic preceptors and help educate and train others in this area of emergency services.



A Paramedic Clinical Preceptor is a licensed Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic (MICP) or a Nationally Registered Paramedic (NRP) who meets the requirements to mentor paramedic students during their learning experiences.  This position works primarily at the Fairbanks Memorial Hospital (FMH) in accordance with the written memorandum of agreement between UAF CTC and FMH.  UAF CTC Paramedicine Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). 

The UAF CTC Paramedic program offers a Paramedicine degree (AAS) and Paramedic Academy training program.  As part of the Paramedic Academy program, students will receive 500 hours of classroom instruction and complete 232 hours of clinical experience. The clinical lab component includes rotations in a hospital setting and placements in the emergency room, respiratory therapy, operating room, and intensive care unit. At the end of the program, students will travel outside of Alaska to complete a 480-hour field internship on an ambulance supervised by paramedic preceptors for a total of 1,212 hours (minimum) of training.

Applications to the Paramedic Preceptor pool will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.   SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE A JOB OFFER NOR REVIEW OF APPLICATION MATERIAL.

The successful applicants must have:

  • A current license as a MICP or NREMT-Paramedic, MD, RN, PA-C or NP
  • Experience sufficient to perform the duties required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work with students from diverse populations.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

Interested applicants must apply online however, we also encourage you to network with the department head or coordinator of the program.

Please attach the following for a complete application packet:

  • Cover letter: indicating if you are a current State of Alaska MICP or National Registry Paramedic (NRP)
  • Resume
  • Professional references: include the title, name, address, email and phone number for three professional references. 
  • Current license as a MICP or NREMT-Paramedic, MD, RN, PA-C or NP
  • Current copies of additional medical certificates  (i.e., ACLS, PALS/PEPP, ITLS/PHTLS and healthcare CPE certification cards) 


Background Check:

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


This is an at-will, union represented adjunct position, and may be cancelled based upon the needs of the university.

Union Representation:

This position is represented by United Academic – Adjuncts, AAUP-AFT/AFL-CIO   

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:


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.

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 Dianna James, UAF CTC HR Manager at 907-455-2863 or University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.



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