Adjunct Faculty-Physical Education (Richland)

Location
Dallas, Dallas County
Posted
Feb 21, 2014
Employment Type
Part Time
Location: Richland
Division: PE - Richland
Position Number: 081305040
Position Type: Faculty
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Part Time
Is Grant Funded?: No
Salary: $45.09/Hourly
Work Days/Hours: Day/Evening/Weekend
Posting Number: 02036
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

Teaches students effectively in assigned classes and maintains office hours for student consultation. Provides students with a written course syllabus. Participates in the evaluation of the instructional process and uses innovative strategies to continually improve learning. Participates in development and support of their discipline by recommending books and materials, revising curricula, and recommending teaching assignments when appropriate. Maintains accurate and complete course records. Performs professional activities and assumes professional responsibilities as agreed upon with the division dean, and works with colleagues to achieve shared goals and visions. Values the collaborative process. Uses knowledge of diverse communities and learning styles and has the ability to incorporate diversity of delivery of such learning styles in instruction. Participates in student advising and registration. Utilizes technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others. Meets professional assignments in accordance with the Systems calendar and contractual obligations. Complies with Districts board policy, state and federal policy, and the student code of conduct as appropriate. Commits to college mission and goals through participating in planning division objectives and budget requests. Serves on and attends college committees as assigned. Participates in campus commencement exercise(s) as required and attends other required college meetings and activities. Participates in his/her own performance appraisal. Demonstrates ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds. May work with student clubs and/or organizations. Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills to support and enhance effective interaction between Districts and other organizations, businesses and community groups as well as faculty, staff and students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. Promotes the college in the community by participating in a variety of marketing activities. Participates in professional development activities. Performs other duties as assigned.


Physical Demands:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Some training may be needed prior to start of teaching. If certified to teach Zumba, Pilates, Martial Arts, Tai Chi, Aerobics, Boot Camp, Tennis, or Yoga please submit certificates.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

WHEN YOU ARE SUBMITTING PERSONAL DOCUMENTS SUCH AS TRANSCRIPTS AND RESUMES WITH YOUR APPLICATION, YOU MUST MAKE SURE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION SUCH AS SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER AND BIRTHDATE ARE REMOVED. DOCUMENTS BEARING THIS INFORMATION WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM AND YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE.


# of Months:
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes






Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Kinesiology, Physical Education, Health and Fitness, or Sports Science or Master's degree in a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Kinesiology, Physical Education, Health and Fitness, or Sports Science. Excellent oral and written communication skills to interact with students of varying diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences. The ability to provide quality customer service. Official transcripts will be required at time of interview. A criminal background check and/or fingerprinting will be conducted.


Position Specific Qualifications:

Graduate coursework not specified on transcript as Kinesiology, Physical Education, Health and Fitness, or Sports Science requires accompanying course descriptions from the pertinent graduate catalog or letters from the granting division with descriptions of each course. The Physical Education Department of the School of Learning Enrichment and Academic Development (L.E.A.D) is looking for physical education instructors who are certified to teach Zumba, Pilates, Martial Arts, Tai Chi, Aerobics, Boot Camp, Tennis, or Yoga. Use innovative strategies and knowledge of diverse communities and learning styles to continually improve learning. Continuous dedication to student centered values, learning, and personal growth. Teach objectives described in the curriculum for a course. Efficiently handle paperwork related to student grades and college responsibilities. Must be a team player and work cooperatively with faculty, students, and colleagues; attend convocation/training sessions. Must be able to efficiently maintain student records and meet deadlines associated with student performance. Must be willing to participate in course, discipline, and college assessment activities. May include daytime, evenings, or weekends.

Must be certified to teach Zumba, Pilates, Martial Arts, Tai Chi, Aerobics, Boot Camp, Tennis, or Yoga. Ability to work with a wide diversity of adult learners of varying abilities and socio-economic backgrounds in a multi-cultural urban college setting. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills required. Familiarity with standard PC application software.



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