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Assistant Director of Public Safety Institute (Reg FT)


Position Title: Assistant Director of Public Safety Institute (Reg FT)


Department: Workforce Development


Campus: West Hills Center


Additional Information: This position will remain open until filled. However, to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter, and resume by no later than February 16, 2024. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.


Benefits: CCAC offers an exceptional benefits package. Highlights include an excellent health plan with very low out-of-pocket expense network option, generous time off and holiday pay, a 403b retirement plan with up to 10% employer match or other options through the State's retirement defined benefit pension system, free employee parking, public service (student) loan forgiveness eligible employer, and employer paid benefits including group life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.


Remote Work Option: Hybrid


Salary Grade: Admin 14 - $52,697


Job Category: Administrators


Employment Type: Regular Full-Time


Job Slot: 5079


Job Open Date: 2/2/2024


Job Close Date: Open until filled


General Summary: Assists with the development, implementation and evaluation of programming for the CCAC Public Safety Institute.


Requirements: Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, fire science, emergency medical or related field and a minimum of three years experience OR Associate's degree in business, public administration, fire science, emergency medical, or related field and a minimum of five years of public safety industry sector experience. EMT, EMS instructor, CPR instructor, FF1, FF2 and PSFA-I certifications are required/in progress/or having eligibility to obtain. Management, administrative, interpersonal and supervisory skills recommended. Experience as an emergency responder required. Experience in a regulatory environment and in meeting compliance directives.




1. Supervises and/or coordinates programs offered by the Public Safety Institute.


2. Interfaces with other departments within CCAC as well as outside entities germane to the delivery of public safety training and education to promote the Institute.


3. Directs and supervises department staff.


4. Collaborates with the director to recruit and recommend appropriate instructors and coordinators of the Institute.


5. Assists with the recruitment of students.


6. Monitors and coordinates enrollment and support services for students at the Institute.


7. Works with appropriate city, county and state personnel to identify and address public safety training needs for Allegheny County and other identified counties.


8. Assists with oversight of public safety training and sites to ensure local, regional and state rules, regulations and guidelines are adhered to.


9. Approves certification and re-certification of EMS instructors.


10. Identifies, develops and/or coordinates learning sites and partnerships as needed.


11. Acts as administrator for CCAC's American Heart Association Community Training Center with oversight for 300+ AHA instrcutors


12. Performs other duties as assigned.


Clearances: Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available


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Founded in 1966 on the principle that quality education should be both affordable and accessible to all members of our community, CCAC offers more than 150 academic programs across six diverse program categories including business; science, technology, engineering and math; health; culinary arts, arts and humanities; and education and the social and behavioral sciences. Our students are taught by more than 275 full-time faculty and instructors in classes averaging just under 20 students each. And our students are further enriched by the more than 100 student clubs and organizations CCAC offers, as well as through their participation in the number of NJCAA men's and women's sport teams at each of its four campuses.