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Adjunct Assistant Professor Health & Wellness

Johnson County Community College
Overland Park Main Campus
Closing date
Jun 24, 2021

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Job no: 494027
Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Student Services

Posting Job Title

Adjunct Assistant Professor Health & Wellness


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Adjunct Faculty

Number of openings


Job Summary

The Health and Wellness Department is seeking adjunct faculty to teach credit physical education and wellness core courses within the department curriculum. JCCC is looking for a diverse pool of applicants to fill several classes. These classes vary by semester, but may include Fitness Assessment, Wellness for Life, Sports Medicine, First Aid/CPR, Personal and Community Health, Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Sports Officiating, Elementary PE, and Sports Management. These course are taught every semester and may vary with regards to time and days each semester.

The successful applicant for this job will teach the equivalent of 1-9 credit hours per semester in the HPER department. This person will perform other duties expected of adjunct faculty, to include collaborating and working successfully with other full-time and adjunct faculty in the HPER department and other duties as assigned. Teaching assignments could be day, evening, or weekend courses, and hybrid or on line and are subject to change as needed.

Additional responsibilities include: Participate in the planning and administration of all departmental initiatives. Participate in on-campus events promoting health and wellness. Complete on line departmental training as needed.

Required Qualifications

Ability to successfully manage classroom instruction of 8- or 16-week undergraduate activity courses.

Knowledge of on line management systems.

Prior teaching experience or equivalent classroom knowledge of subject matter.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in Canvas or other Learning Management System

Ability to manage a classroom setting

Ability to keep accurate records of student's work

Strong communication skills

Required application documents

Resume, Cover Letter, Transcripts (official transcripts will be required if hired)

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Varies depending on department needs

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email [email protected]

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 25 May 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 24 Jun 2021 Central Daylight Time


Working at Johnson County Community College

With more than 34,000 students enrolled in credit and continuing education classes each semester, Johnson County Community College is the state's third largest institution of higher education and the largest of its 19 community colleges.

JCCC offers a full range of undergraduate credit courses that form the first two years of most college curricula. The college has more than 100 transfer agreements with area colleges and universities that ensure admittance to specific programs such as business, engineering and education. JCCC students are able to begin their first two years of a four-year degree program here and complete that degree on schedule.

In addition, more than 50 one- and two-year career and certificate programs prepare students to enter the job market in high-employment fields. The college maintains extensive student support services such as computer labs, math labs, a writing center and a learning center.

JCCC’s continuing education program is the largest, most comprehensive in the Kansas City area. Through the Center for Business and Technology, participants can take courses in management and computer application or seminars and workshops that lead to professional certification and licensure. Personal enrichment classes, on topics ranging from gardening to money management, are also offered, while nationally and internationally performing and visual artists appear in the performance spaces and Gallery of Art in JCCC’s Carlsen Center.

The campus, centrally located in the county on 234 acres, opened in 1972. There are 18 major buildings on campus. Currently under construction are the Regnier Center and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art.

JCCC’s full-time faculty and staff numbers about 875. Another 1,800 people work as adjunct faculty or part-time staff. Most faculty members have master’s degrees, and many have or are earning doctorates.

JCCC returns about $2.70 to the community for every tax dollar it collects. The college's total tangible economic impact on the community is more than $182 million annually.

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