Emeritus Institute Health Instructor (One or More)

Saddleback College

Mission Viejo, CA

ID: 7055709 (Ref.No. P0001528)
Posted: February 4, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Location:
20-Saddleback College
Minimum Qualifications:

For this position, employees must have at least one of the following:
1. Bachelor’s degree with a major in health science, health education, physical education, kinesiology, exercise science, dietetics and nutrition, or the equivalent, and either:
(A) Thirty hours or two semester units of course work or class work in understanding the needs of the older adult taken at an accredited institution of higher education or approved by the district.
This requirement may be completed concurrently during the first year of employment as a noncredit instructor; or (B) One year of professional experience working with older adults

OR

2. Associate degree with a major in health science, health education, physical education, kinesiology, exercise science, dietetics and nutrition, or the equivalent; and two years of occupational experience related to the subject of the course taught; and sixty hours or four semester units of coursework or classwork in understanding the needs of the older adult, taken at an accredited institution of higher education or approved by the district.
This last requirement may be completed concurrently during the first year of employment as a noncredit instructor.


Experience Required:

• A minimum of two (2) years of recent and successful experience teaching lecture/lab health education or exercise science at the post-secondary level.
• Professional certification in one or more specialties including: aerobics, balance and mobility, Pilates, Tai Chi, Yoga, or the equivalent.
• Knowledge and ability to offer and support multiple modes of instruction including in-person, hybrid, and online courses.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and patiently with students and staff, both orally and in-writing.
• Demonstrated technological competence utilizing computer and online software to complete administrative and teaching requirements.
• Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.


Desired Qualifications:

Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating a high level of professional expertise on the basis of:

• Master’s degree, doctorate preferred, in health science, health education, physical education, kinesiology, exercise science, dietetics and nutrition, or the equivalent, along with sixty hours or four semester units of college/university class work in understanding the needs of the older adult taken at an accredited institution of higher education; and/or three years of full-time (or the equivalent through part-time faculty assignments) of professional teaching experience within a non-credit, lifelong learning academic department primarily working with older adults at an institution of higher education.

OR

• Bachelor’s in any of the above;

AND

• Master’s in health sciences or exercise sciences OR the equivalent.


Additional Position Information:

Cover letter should specifically address previous educational, work, and/or teaching experience understanding the needs of older adults and/or teaching witin a non-credit, older adult program.


Assignment Type:
Full Time, Tenure Track

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 2
  2. Transcript 3
  3. Transcript 4
  4. Transcript 5
  5. Other Doc
  6. Foreign Transcript Evaluation 1




 

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