Adjunct Faculty, Kinesiology/Physical Education

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Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty, Kinesiology/Physical Education

Job Description:

POSITION: Adjunct Faculty, Kinesiology/Physical Education
STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT: Natural Science/Physical Education
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
UNION: Adjunct Faculty
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
PLACEMENT: Placement on salary schedule is dependent on qualifications.
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Qualifications include education and related work experience.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

POSITION SUMMARY

Adapt to new and changing situations and demonstrate a positive attitude.

Demonstrate respect for students; understand learning styles and apply understanding to institution-related activities; demonstrate integrity and promote diversity and open communications. Course assignments may be late afternoon, evening, Saturday, and at branch campuses or satellite centers. The position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet United Adjuncts Coalition contract.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Be able to teach a combination of academic courses designed for the Personal Trainer Certificate Program including:

  • Group Exercise Instruction

  • Muscular Resistance Training/Theory and Practice

  • Introduction to Athletic Training

  • Fitness Assessment and Program Design

  • First Aid/AED/CPR

  • Nutrition of Health and Fitness

2. Work closely with other instructors and special programs and services within the college to determine placements, curriculum, and academic support.

3. Be willing to teach online and/or blended courses.

4. Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning.

5. Teach at other campus sites as needed.

6. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet United Adjuncts Coalition contract.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

1. Master’s Degree in Kinesiology, Physical Education, Athletic Training or a closely related field is required.

2. One (1) year of teaching experience at the collegiate level.

3. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.

4. Demonstrated commitment to the college’s core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation, and quality.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

1. Doctoral Degree in Kinesiology, or closely related field is preferred.

2. Experience at the community college level.

3. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.

4. Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs.

5. Verbal and written communication proficiency.

6. Demonstrated multicultural competence.

7. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Normal classroom and laboratory physical demands.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Classroom and laboratory teaching environment.

PRIORITY CONSIDERATION DATE

Immediate Consideration

Full Time/Part Time:

Part time

Union (If Applicable):

Scheduled Hours:

28

Organization

Working at Joliet Junior College 

Joliet Junior College, the nation's first public community college, offers pre-baccalaureate programs for students planning to transfer to a four-year university. A comprehensive community college, JJC also provides occupational education leading directly to employment, adult education and literacy programs, workforce development services, and student support services.

Tucked in the middle of a wildlife preserve, bridging the banks of a lake and surrounded by its own Arboretum, Joliet Junior College is an educational community that embraces diversity and promotes personal growth. Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse personnel is the cornerstone of JJC's commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace. The College supports this commitment by providing personnel with excellent terms and conditions of employment, outstanding health and welfare benefits and programs for a secure retirement.

JJC employees work in a wide variety of roles within the college, including faculty, support staff, and administrative positions. With such a diverse range of professions, JJC ensures that a wealth of development opportunities is available to employees. From personal growth, career advancement, and a dynamic and rewarding work atmosphere, employees have the resources they need to achieve a successful and fulfilling career at JJC.

Joliet Junior College's open search procedures allow us to find the best available candidates for positions and to provide a balanced workforce to reflect the ethnic composition of the District we serve.

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Telephone
815-280-2266
Location
1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet
IL
60433
US

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