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Adjunct Faculty, Physical Exercise Science

Prairie State College
Chicago Heights, IL

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Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty, Physical Exercise Science

Position Type:

Adjunct Faculty

Status of Position:

Adjunct Faculty



Position Summary:

Prairie State College seeks experienced adjunct faculty to teach physical education courses offered Spring 2023 with continued opportunities throughout the year.

Anticipated courses:

PES-230 Nutrition for Sports and ExercisePES-220 Fitness AssessmentPES-235 Athletic Training Technique
PES-255 Special Populations

Minimum Qualifications:

A minimum of a 18 hours of graduate credits or higher from an accredited institution in fitness and exercise or a related discipline. A minimum of 5 years of relevant and related full-time non-teaching work experience in a related field.

Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills.Proficient with basic computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Posting Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applications must be submitted electronically.



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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