Emeritus Institute Health Instructor (One or More)

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Classification Title Link to job brochure: Click here for a Job Brochure Job Category: Full-Time Faculty Job Close Date: 04/08/2019 Open Until Filled No Initial Screening Date Position ID: P0001528 Job Opening ID: REQ8066 Position Title: Emeritus Institute Health Instructor (One or More) Department Emeritus Institute (SC-060-022) Term: 10 Months/Year Salary Schedule Link: Click here for current Salary Schedules Pay Basis: Monthly % of Range: 100 Hours per week: 36 Receives benefits: Yes Location: 20-Saddleback College Classification Benefits: Position-Specific Benefits: Minimum Qualifications:

For this position, employees must have at least one of the following:
1. Bachelor’s degree with a major in health science, health education, physical education, kinesiology, exercise science, dietetics and nutrition, or the equivalent, and either:
(A) Thirty hours or two semester units of course work or class work in understanding the needs of the older adult taken at an accredited institution of higher education or approved by the district.
This requirement may be completed concurrently during the first year of employment as a noncredit instructor; or (B) One year of professional experience working with older adults

OR

2. Associate degree with a major in health science, health education, physical education, kinesiology, exercise science, dietetics and nutrition, or the equivalent; and two years of occupational experience related to the subject of the course taught; and sixty hours or four semester units of coursework or classwork in understanding the needs of the older adult, taken at an accredited institution of higher education or approved by the district.
This last requirement may be completed concurrently during the first year of employment as a noncredit instructor.

Experience Required:

• A minimum of two (2) years of recent and successful experience teaching lecture/lab health education or exercise science at the post-secondary level.
• Professional certification in one or more specialties including: aerobics, balance and mobility, Pilates, Tai Chi, Yoga, or the equivalent.
• Knowledge and ability to offer and support multiple modes of instruction including in-person, hybrid, and online courses.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and patiently with students and staff, both orally and in-writing.
• Demonstrated technological competence utilizing computer and online software to complete administrative and teaching requirements.
• Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desired Qualifications:

Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating a high level of professional expertise on the basis of:

• Master’s degree, doctorate preferred, in health science, health education, physical education, kinesiology, exercise science, dietetics and nutrition, or the equivalent, along with sixty hours or four semester units of college/university class work in understanding the needs of the older adult taken at an accredited institution of higher education; and/or three years of full-time (or the equivalent through part-time faculty assignments) of professional teaching experience within a non-credit, lifelong learning academic department primarily working with older adults at an institution of higher education.

OR

• Bachelor’s in any of the above;

AND

• Master’s in health sciences or exercise sciences OR the equivalent.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The Saddleback College Emeritus Institute within the Division of Community Education, Emeritus Institute, K-12 Partnerships, and Adult Education serves the older adult population of south Orange County.

The normal workload for this full-time faculty position shall be thirty (30) LHE per year, normally assigned as fifteen (15) LHE per semester. Teach lecture/lab split courses in the core subjects of Health, Consumer Health, and Gerontology. Lab portions of health courses include emphases in one or more of the following areas: aerobics, aquatic fitness, balance and mobility, brain health, chair exercise, Pilates, sequential stretching, tai chi, and yoga. Assignments will include day and evening courses. Teaching assignments will primarily be off-campus, throughout south Orange County at various teaching sites with required travel between sites. Faculty member will participate in general faculty functions related to the educational program, committee assignments, in-service programs, and other contractual duties as assigned. Position will include probable service as Department Chair as assigned by the division administrator.

Additional Position Information:

Cover letter should specifically address previous educational, work, and/or teaching experience understanding the needs of older adults and/or teaching witin a non-credit, older adult program.

Additional Classification Information: Contractual Duties and Responsibilities: Assignment Type: Full Time, Tenure Track Permanent link to posting http://jobs.socccd.edu/postings/9604 Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume / CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 2
  2. Transcript 3
  3. Transcript 4
  4. Transcript 5
  5. Other Doc
  6. Foreign Transcript Evaluation 1
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Equivalency Question #1:List all academic preparation that should be considered to determine equivalency. Please be specific regarding the institution, course titles, unit value, and level of course work (graduate, upper division, etc.) and to which degree(s) it is equivalent. Transcripts and copies of course descriptions should be attached.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Equivalency Question #2:List all relevant professional/work experience (teaching and non-teaching) that should be considered to determine equivalency. Please give a detailed description of the duties performed.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Equivalency Question #3:List any other relevant accomplishments that should be considered to determine equivalency. (This could include, but would not be limited to research, publications, seminars, professional performance/exhibitions, honors/awards, etc.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Equivalency Question #4:List specialized skills, knowledge and abilities that should be considered to determine equivalency.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Equivalency Question #5:List relevant memberships and/or organizational activities that should be considered to determine equivalency.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Equivalency Question #6:List the name, address and phone number of three (3) references who could attest to your education, experience and knowledge being equivalent to the minimum qualifications.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. Equivalency Question #7:Please write a narrative synopsis (not to exceed one page) of your education and experience that illustrates possession of qualifications that are at least equivalent to the stated minimum qualifications.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * I understand that all degrees must be from a U.S. accredited College or University. Additionally, I understand that any Non-U.S. transcripts must include a certified evaluation with translation (e.g. NACES agency: www.naces.org) by the recruitment closing date; if not submitted, application will be considered incomplete.
    • Yes, I understand.

 

 

 

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Posted: 2/7/2019
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