The School of Biological and Population Health Sciences’ Physical Activity Courses (PAC) Program invites applications for one fixed-term, non-tenure track part-time Instructor position to teach on a term by term basis for the 2020-2021 academic year.
The primary mission of the PAC Program is to provide all Oregon State University students with the knowledge and experience to make sound decisions regarding present and future physically active lifestyles. The intent of the PAC Program is to provide quality instruction in safe, adequately equipped facilities and to create a positive, enjoyable learning environment.
The PAC Instructor position will serve as an integral member of the PAC program team, where each instructor plays a specific role to the larger organization. Recognizing individual interests and abilities, the program provides courses covering a wide variety of physical activities. We make an effort to address contemporary trends and student interests. Offerings may include but are not limited to classes in the areas of: aquatics, artistic & social dance, fitness development, martial arts, mind/body, outdoor recreation, resistance training, sports, and games.
For additional information about the PAC program, please visit http://health.oregonstate.edu/pac.
Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional position on an annual basis at the discretion of the program Director.
Applications submitted to this recruitment pool are reviewed on an as needed basis. Qualified candidates will be contacted when positions become available.
Typically requires Master’s degree in discipline appropriate to the field of teaching/instructional tasks.
Bachelor's degree in any field.
Extensive participation or involvement in activity area of expertise and/or Professional Certification, when applicable.
Background instructing beginners successfully or experience coaching masters level swimmers or high school.
Trained in United States Masters Swim Adult Learn to Swim curriculum.
Current, valid Adult CPR and AED Essentials by the start of classes.
Current, valid First Aid certification by the start of classes.
Evident commitment to educational equity.
In the performance of the duties of the position, incumbents will be required to lead physical activity courses and demonstrate activity-specific movements for a minimum duration of 50-90 minutes per scheduled class.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with training, education, and experience.
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