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Now Hiring: KBEMS Director of EMS Data Systems

Jun 4, 2021
Director of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Data Systems, Job #9960
KCTCS System Office
KCTCS System Office

Position Description


This position directs all EMS data systems utilized by the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services and its customers in compliance with regulation and policy. This includes the administration and management of projects that directly impact the daily and strategic data operations across the Commonwealth.

This open position is located in Lexington, Kentucky.

Major Responsibilities/Duties


  • Responsible for administering the Kentucky Emergency Medical Services Information System (KEMSIS), Kentucky State Ambulance Reporting System (KSTARS), and other EMS data systems within and external to the organization. Supervises staff in the data program.
  • Advises KBEMS Executive Director and Leadership Team on data topics and develops data program objectives. Implements plans to improve delivery of KBEMS services, participates in budget development and oversees data contracts and expenses.
  • Directs integrations between EMS Data Systems and third-party solutions for the exchange of information in accordance with approved limits and stakeholder defined quality standards. Negotiates business associate and data sharing agreements for the exchange of EMS data and coordinates with KCTCS Legal.
  • Provides direction and support to EMS stakeholders about compliance with EMS data standards, regulation, and policy
  • Serves as primary advisor to the KBEMS Data Committee. Facilitates discussion with Committee members on data trends and policy to implement the EMS Data Regulation.
  • Represents KBEMS by attending and presenting at in-state and out-of-state events. Serves as primarily liaison to organizations on topics related to EMS data.
  • Provides guidance and support for Emergency Operations Center and Emergency Management response activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree and Five (5) years relevant experience or Equivalent.
    • Equivalent to minimum: Associate’s Degree and Seven (7) years or a High School/GED and Nine (9) years relevant experience.
  • Three years of experience related to EMS, Health Data Analysis/Management, Statistics, Public Health or Related Field.


Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree and Eight (8) years relevant experience.
  • Background in Information Technology or equivalent.


KY law requires state and national pre-employment background checks as a condition of employment.


Initial review of applicants will begin after June 16, 2021.


Position is open until filled - Applicants will be notified if selected for an interview.


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About Us


The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) is the Commonwealth’s largest postsecondary institution serving more than 100,000 students through 16 colleges with more than 70 campuses. We also are Kentucky’s largest provider of workforce and online education. Through partnerships with business and industry, we align our programs to meet the needs of local employers. Our colleges are united in their commitment to making life better for our students, communities, and the citizens of Kentucky. 


KCTCS offers a competitive benefits package and an attractive work environment that supports excellence, innovation, and creativity including:

  • Exceptional health care, vision, dental coverage for you and your family
  • Tuition reimbursement/waiver for you, your spouse, and dependents
  • 403(b) retirement plan: a 5% employee contribution receives a 10% employer match.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Discount program on electronics, software, tickets, wireless plans, and more!

Positions with the KCTCS System Office are term-contract positions, with the expectancy of continuance based on performance.

Amy Stephens
Full Time