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Adjunct Faculty - HHP Fitness & Recreational Activity Program

Employer
Texas A&M University Commerce
Location
Commerce, TX

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Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Exercise Science & Kinesiology
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title

Adjunct Faculty - HHP Fitness & Recreational Activity Program

Agency

Texas A&M University - Commerce

Department

Health & Human Performance

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT:

During the application process the “My Experience” page has a section provided “Attachments (Resume/CV, References, Cover letter, etc.)” to upload required documents.

  • Use the Upload button to add each document.
  • You will be able to upload up to 5 documents. Be aware that the maximum size allowed for any one document is 5MB.
  • All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered.
  • Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.
  • Please do not withdraw your application in an attempt to upload a missing document, instead please email HR for help.

Please provide the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
  • Transcripts (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required upon acceptance of verbal offer).
    If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

If you need assistance, please contact us at HR.Hiring@tamuc.edu

The Department of Health & Human Performance at Texas A&M University-Commerce seeks to establish a pool of qualified applicants for part-time adjunct faculty appointments within the Fitness & Recreational Activity program. The appointments are for one semester and positions are open until filled; the appointment can be renewed as dictated by student demand and departmental needs.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach up to seven semester credit hours (up to two (2) courses) within the required discipline. Instruction may be delivered on-campus, off-campus, or online and may be during the day and/or evening as dictated by student demand and departmental needs.
    • POSSIBLE COURSE OFFERINGS:
      • Yoga
      • Weight Training
      • Jog Walk
      • Lifetime Fitness
      • Archery
  • Develop and manage the class syllabus and ensure that the syllabus meets department and college standards.
  • Plan and create lectures, in-class discussions, and assignments.
  • Assess grades for students based on participation, performance in class, assignments, and examinations.
  • Assist/mentor students as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology.
  • Experience: Successful candidates must have experience leading activity courses including, but not limited to:
  • Yoga
  • Weight Training
  • Jog Walk
  • Lifetime Fitness
  • Ability to: Multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to be active while teaching.

PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:

  • Candidates who hold current relevant professional credentials.
  • College or University teaching experience.
  • Evidence of teaching excellence.
  • Prior relevant industry experience.
  • Online or hybrid teaching experience.
  • Secondary teaching expertise in other Health and Human Performance areas (e.g. pedagogy, programming, health).

SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:

N/A

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Organization

We are Commerce. We are Lions!

Welcome! We are excited that you want to forge your future with a career at Texas A&M University-Commerce.  Our main campus is located in Commerce, Texas, at the eastern edge of North Texas with multiple instructional sites as well as a robust online presence.  We are proud to be one of the largest universities in the prestigious Texas A&M University System.

Since 1889 A&M-Commerce has educated the people of Texas and, ever increasingly, points beyond. We remain true to our founder William Leonidas Mayo’s creed of “ceaseless industry, fearless investigation, unfettered thought, and unselfish service to others.”

Texas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (903) 886-5080 or HR.Hiring@tamuc.edu.

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