Adjunct Faculty, Physical Exercise Science

Prairie State College
Chicago Heights, IL

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Adjunct Faculty

Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty, Physical Exercise Science



Position Summary:

Prairie State College seeks experienced adjunct faculty to teach physical education courses offered Fall 2021 with continued opportunities throughout the year.

Anticipated courses:
PES-210 Lifestyle Fitness CoachingPES-215 Group Fitness Instructor Training

Minimum Qualifications:

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution in fitness and exercise or a related discipline or certified life and wellness coach. A minimum of 5 years of relevant and related full-time non-teaching work experience in a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certification in one of the following: ACSM, NSCA, or NASM.

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Prairie State College is a richly diverse community college located 30 minutes south of Chicago. The College serves over 5,000 students through its credit programs and offers a wide range of associate degrees and certificates, all of which feature student-centered instruction. In addition, the College offers workforce education, ESL and GED programs, and continuing, corporate and professional education. prairie_state_college1.jpg

Our 37-acre campus in Chicago Heights features “smart” classrooms, modern laboratories, a Business and Community Education Center, an Adult Education Outreach Center, and a spacious new Fitness Complex. In order to meet community needs, courses are also offered at our Matteson Area Center and at local businesses, community centers, and schools.

prairie_state_college2.jpgThe College provides a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement for administrators and staff, free courses in our Fitness Center, and an optional 403(b) plan in addition to a comprehensive retirement plan through the State University Retirement System. Employees can enroll their children in our state-of-the-art Children’s Learning Center for a modest fee.



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