Greenfield, MA
May 08, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

About Greenfield Community College:

Greenfield Community College is located in the beautiful and historic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, between the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and the fertile farmland of the Connecticut River watershed. GCC is a public community college of approximately 2,200 students. Known for the caring and supportive attitude of the faculty and staff, and for the broad support it enjoys from the surrounding community, the college is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. In addition to a strong Liberal Arts focus, the College offers a wide variety of innovative and successful programs including Gender and Women's Studies, Fine Arts, Nursing, Renewable Energy, and Outdoor Leadership, as well as varied learning environments, from traditional classrooms, to distance learning, peer tutoring, one-on-one faculty-student advising, workforce development, and learning communities that cater to specific needs and interests. Close to fifty percent of Greenfield Community College students transfer to four-year colleges, and it is Smith College's largest source of community college transfer students. Much of the College has recently undergone a multi-million dollar renovation that sets the stage for future developments in learning. Greenfield Community College actively encourages and provides opportunities for leadership and professional development.

Job Description:

Category: Potential Adjunct Faculty
Department: Leisure Education
Posted: Nov 07, '16
Type: Part-time
Ref_No: DCE16-42

Teaches "Yoga" or "Gentle Yoga."
The course description for the "Yoga" is as follows: "An introduction to Hatha Yoga practice. Students learn classical yoga postures such as standing poses, backbends, forward bends, hip openers, balances, inversions and restorative poses. Students study alignment principles of Anusara Yoga and incorporate basic philosophy, meditation and deep relaxation into each class for a well-rounded, active and enjoyable practice.The course follows a sequential flow building knowledge and skills from week to week. Students gain sufficient practical knowledge to sustain independent yoga practice."

The course description for "Gentle Yoga" is as follows: "Introduces students to gentle yoga practice with an emphasis on stress reduction and body awareness. Each session includes gentle movement warm-up and a series of gentle yoga postures, breath awareness, guided relaxation and meditation. Students gain sufficient practical knowledge to sustain independent yoga practice." Instructor would be responsible for instructional preparation and assessment of student performance. Would provide assistance to students by appointment and attend a limited number of faculty meetings.


  • Must be certified to teach yoga.

  • Successful community college teaching experience
  • Commitment to the mission of the community college
  • A demonstrated commitment to promoting domestic diversity and/or global multiculturalism in the curriculum where appropriate.

Additional Information:

Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Greenfield Community College account by clicking on the APPLY NOW tab below. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Contact information for 3 professional references
Review of applications is ongoing as dictated by need. Official transcripts must be submitted upon appointment and successful completion of a criminal background check may be required.
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***Greenfield Community College is proud to value diversity in our community of faculty,staff and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.



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