Adjunct Faculty: Physical Education & Recreation, Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ



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Location: Prescott and Clarkdale, AZ

Job Type: Adjunct Faculty (Part Time)

Department: AA - Adjunct Faculty

Job Number: 2021-00025

Closing: 5/1/2021 11:59 PM Arizona

Description of Position

Hiring Rate:  $853.00 per load hour.

The School of Health & Wellness is actively seeking qualified Physical Education faculty that can teach water and/or land based group activity/fitness classes.

Teaching assignment may include alternative delivery methods:  In-person; Hybrid, Online, Day, Evening, Weekend, and at any Yavapai College campus/center location, per course scheduling.

Terms of Teaching Assignment Include:

  • Meet and teach assigned class(es) in accordance with course outlines, including specified textbooks.
  • A course outline is a district-approved document covering such items as course prefix, number, title, description, learning outcomes and content.
  • Develop and submit to the division office a course syllabus and schedule of assignments based upon the approved college course outline prior to the start of class(es).  A syllabus is a learning plan designed by the instructor to inform students about the learning outcomes, assessment requirements, grading criteria, attendance standards, instruction and institution policies and support services.
  • Promptly submit required rosters, grade reports, evaluations, and academic reports; retain student grade records for one calendar year.
  • Follow the same accepted standards of conduct as the full-time faculty as described in applicable administrative procedures which relate to satisfactory service and conduct becoming a faculty member.
  • Attend required instructional related meetings such as:  orientation meetings; department or division meetings; other meetings as required.
  • Attend meetings and workshops as may be necessary to obtain or renew certification or essential licensure requirements.
  • Document the completion of three (3) hours per semester of professional development activities related to the discipline area and student learning.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

*Unofficial transcripts must be attached when submitting the application.

Employment is on a non-continuing basis, and consecutive teaching assignments do not lead to probationary or continuing faculty status. Teaching assignments are part-time, on a semester basis only and may or may not be continued based on student enrollment and College need.
Minimum Expectations & Requirements

Faculty teaching general education courses, or other non-occupational courses that transfer, typically hold a Master's degree or higher in the discipline or subfield.  If a faculty member holds a Master's degree or higher in a discipline or subfield other than that in which he or she is teaching, that faculty member should have completed a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline or subfield in which they teach. (HLC Policy Adopted June 2015).

Minimum Qualifications for Occupational Disciplines:

  • Degree in discipline (Associate's degree or higher) AND 5 years or 5,000 hours of documented experience recent with the discipline; AND/OR
  • Professional Licensure/Specialized certificate(s) AND/OR 5 years or 5,000 hours of documented and recent work experience.

Coursework and Degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution.
Official transcripts must be ordered at time of hire.

Preferred Skills & Abilities

General Education Transfer courses:
Master's degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Health, Physical Education or Master's degree in any field with 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline to be taught.   Nationally recognized certification and/or state licensure may be considered.

  • Community college or other higher education teaching experience.
  • Experience with online learning systems such as Canvas or Blackboard.

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and competencies listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may vary based on assignment.

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