Exercise Science, Adjunct Instructor
Position Title: Exercise Science, Adjunct Instructor
Department: Exercise Science
Job ID: 1509
Work Hours/Schedule: Fall 2023 semester
Reports to: Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences
Closing Date: Open until filled
The College is interested in seeking candidates to teach EXS 202 Psychosocial Aspects of Physical
Education and Sport This course provides students with a comprehensive view of sport and exercise
science psychology. The psychosocial and cultural context of sports, exercise science, and physical
education are reviewed. Students also learn the social and cultural forces that influence the
psychological and behavioral factors affecting sport, exercise science, and physical education.
Essential Job Functions
- Teach EXS 202 Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Education and Sport class in an in-person
¿ Develop effective lesson plans to meet course outcomes.
¿ Effectively assess student performance.
¿ Create a safe and inclusive learning environment for students.
¿ Utilize multiple strategies to facilitate learning, i.e. small group work, workshops, etc.
¿ Incorporate new technologies and methods that enhance teaching and learning into his/her
¿ Maintain accurate course records and submit related reports as requested.
¿ Communicate in a timely and effective fashion with the Department Head and students.
¿ Support the Department and College through other work normally expected of adjunct faculty
¿ Follow College policies.
Education & Experience
¿ Master’s Degree or higher in Sport/Performance Psychology, Psychology, Sport Science,
Exercise Science or related disciplines from a regionally accredited university.
¿ Successful teaching experience in higher education required, Community College preferred.
¿ Experience working with adults from diverse backgrounds and with varying academic skills.
¿ Participation in professional development and/or continuous improvement activities in order to
remain current in the field.
¿ Online learning management system experience is preferred, but not required.
¿ Excellent written and oral communication skills.
¿ Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving abilities.
¿ Ability to perform routine and unexpected duties with minimum supervision.
- Blackboard experience is preferred, but not required.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving abilities.
- Ability to perform routine and unexpected duties with minimum supervision.
- An understanding of and appreciation for the community college philosophy and student population.
- An interest in working with diverse student populations, who represent a wide range of age, ethnicity, national origin and ability.
- Interest in and willingness to work with changing instructional technologies used in and out of the classroom.
- High energy level with enthusiasm and interest in helping and supporting students, staff, and the general public.
- Must use good judgment in handling sensitive or difficult situations in a pleasant and professional manner.
- Classroom environment in an academic setting.
Method of Application
Grand Rapids Community College is only accepting online applications for this position via our website at https://www.grcc.edu/jobs. Please include your resume and cover letter in one document; unofficial transcripts; and three letters of recommendation, which you may upload yourself or have your supporters e-mail to the Hiring Team at email@example.com. Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Grand Rapids Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Grand Rapids Community College creates an inclusive learning and working environment that recognizes the value and dignity of each person. It is the policy and practice of GRCC to provide equal educational and employment opportunities regardless of age, race, color, religion, marital status, sex/gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, height, weight, national origin, disability, political affiliation, familial status, veteran status or genetics in all programs, activities, services, employment and advancement including admissions to, access to, treatment in, or compensation in employment as required by state and federal law. GRCC is committed to reviewing all aspects of GRCC programs, activities, services and employment, including recruitment, selection, retention and promotion to identify and eliminate barriers in order to prevent discrimination on the basis of the listed protected characteristics. The college will not tolerate any form of retaliation against any person for bringing charges of discrimination or participating in an investigation. Further information may be obtained from the EEO Office or the Office of General Counsel, 143 Bostwick Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295.
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