KINESIOLOGY INSTRUCTOR/WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD COACH PERMANENT TENURE TRACK POSITION APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE: NOVEMBER 2, 2017 BY MIDNIGHT, PACIFIC STANDARD TIME.
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EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Teaching schedule may include evening or weekend hours as part of contract assignment. Instructors are expected to use and keep abreast of advanced teaching methods, including the use of current and future technologies to support student learning and career objectives.
• Provide lecture and laboratory instruction in general kinesiology courses for men and women. • Provide instruction based on thorough knowledge of theory and techniques in kinesiology with expertise in sports fitness and stressing athletics. • Fully participate in planning, organizing, implementing and evaluation of the kinesiology curriculum. • Responsible for coaching the women’s intercollegiate track & field team; scouting, recruiting and performing all other tasks required of a track & field coach. • Responsible for teaching fundamentals and techniques of track & field. • Set-up and run study hall for student/athletes and monitor academic progress. • Advise, assist and mentor students. • Responsible for teaching a regular classroom assignment consisting of a minimum of 15 equated teaching hours per week. Assess student learning, track student progress, and maintain and report student grade and attendance records in accordance with Peralta District. • Use clear and explicit criteria for student evaluation, fairly and equitably applied, to ensure effective learning. • Develop certifications for the Kinesiology/Physical Education department such as personal training certificate, coaching certificate, health and wellness certificate, etc. • Attend division and department meetings, committee participation and curriculum development evaluation. • Support the development of a high quality Kinesiology degree program as well as develop a track & field program that enables the athletes to reach their full potential. • Work with student and external agencies (4-year colleges and universities, local Industries, etc.) to help them reach their professional goals. • Identify equipment and supply needs for the program, help maintain supply inventory, and work with departmental support staff to ensure that equipment and supplies are ordered in a timely manner. • Develop and/or update program curriculum, course outlines, class projects and instructional materials as needed in Physical Education. • Develop student learning outcomes for programs and courses, develop and apply appropriate assessment methods, and engage in continuous quality improvement. • Work with College and District representatives, external private and public agencies, high schools and community groups to develop and maintain a positive public image for the programs to market its availability to the community. • Help plan the academic schedule for the Department. • Help identify for hire and provide support to adjunct faculty of the Department. • Work collaboratively with other college departments to develop and/or support interdisciplinary programs and certificates. • Inform students via syllabi concerning course requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance requirements. • Maintain necessary attendance, scholastic and personnel records, and submits them according to published deadlines. • Prepare and grade class assignments and examinations and promptly returns them to students. • Post and maintain required office hours in accordance with the prevailing policy. • Participate in faculty discussions on curriculum, teaching-learning techniques and teaching materials. • Participate on departmental, divisional, and campus committees. Develop and revise courses in the discipline.
The Instructor is also responsible for providing a full professional service week that may include, but is not limited to: • Teaching, teaching preparation, maintenance of office hours and student advising, and maintenance of student rosters, class records and grade completion in accordance with District policy and procedures; • Performing departmental duties such as program and curriculum development, evaluation and revision, and selecting appropriate instructional materials, and working with administrators and other faculty to develop a comprehensive pre-collegiate program; • Participation in professional activities such as departmental and campus committee work, faculty peer evaluations, staff meetings and participation in the governance structure of the College and District; • Pursuing professional growth activities to remain current in discipline and teaching methodology; • Performing professional outreach activities (e.g., working with administrators and other faculty, as part of course development and depending on need, by participating in an industry advisory committee for a program, working with inter-segmental education partners—such as high school, adult school and other colleges—and industry partners to design and implement effective basic skills curricula and career pathways in the discipline, etc.); and • Performing other related duties as assigned by the College.
Possession of a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in kinesiology, physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, or adaptive physical education;
Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in any of the above;
Possession of a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration, or physical therapy.
May submit a fully satisfied lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing service to teach courses in Kinesiology.
(California credentials were no longer issued after July 1, 1990).
The equivalent qualifications.
(Candidates who claim equivalency must provide conclusive evidence, as clear and reliable on the college transcripts as required on the District Equivalency Application Form. Refer to the Equivalency Procedures below. This is not a process to waive the minimum qualifications.)
Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
A minimum of three years of successful community college, university or high school teaching experience within the discipline.
Prior experience teaching online or hybrid courses within the discipline.
Experience recruiting athletes.
A strong commitment to the academic success of student athletes.
Strong background in athletic strength and conditioning.
Strong background in using video editing/analytic software.
1. Visit the Peralta website and click on the “Jobs” link or go directly to https://peraltaccd.peopleadmin.com/ and click on the “Search Jobs” link to find this job posting. Should you decide to apply for this position and you have not already established an account, you will be prompted to do so. Your account which will give you secure and ongoing access to check on the status of your application for the position. Required documents will include:
• Current resume of experience, formal education/training and qualifications.
• Copies of supporting credentials, if applicable.
• Copies of transcripts (unofficial) from fully accredited college or university institutions. (Copies of diplomas will not substitute for transcripts.) (If hired, it will be required to submit official transcripts from fully accredited college or university institutions.)
• Copies of transcripts must have degree awarded and confer date. Transcripts without this information and online applications without transcripts will be disqualified.
Note: A written evaluation by an official foreign credentials/transcripts evaluation and translation service must be submitted for Foreign Degree(s)(non-U.S granted degrees) by the application deadline date.
2. Applications and attachments (resume, cover letter, copies of transcripts, letters of recommendations, etc.) will only be accepted through the online process. WE DO NOT ACCEPT MAILED OR FAXED APPLICATIONS OR ITS ATTACHMENTS.
Travel expenses for the interview and selection process will be borne by the candidates.
Video conference (Zoom) interviews may be conducted for first-level interviews if the candidate lives in excess of 250 miles from the Peralta Community College District office.
Appointment to the position is conditional upon the approval of the Chancellor.