POSITION TITLE: Full-Time Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Kinesiology
· Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
· Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
· Maintains effective and efficient record keeping procedures.
· Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment.
· Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, holding classes the full period, calculating grades correctly prior to turning them in to the Registrar's Office, attending occasional on-campus functions after 5:00 p.m. and on weekends as requested.
· Maintains strict confidentiality of records and information.
· Develops departmental programs for majors, minors, professional areas and teaching certificates.
· Prepares program brochures and related exhibits for departmental public relations.
· Writes course outlines, submit course outlines to the Department Chair and teach course content. Meets scheduled classes promptly and engender appropriate classroom decorum and positive classroom discipline.
· Exhibits subject matter competence and pedagogical skill; prepare for classroom experiences that build upon the backgrounds of the students.
· Maintains records and prepare and transmit regularly scheduled reports and non-recurring reports promptly to the appropriate recipient.
· Keeps required office hours and available on campus to confer with and advise students.
· Duties include advising students with major or minor areas in the department and updating degree plans as requested.
· Maintains personal development through professional meetings and conferences of learned societies.
· Implements departmental programs.
· Belongs to professional organizations and actively participate in the work and meeting of these organizations.
· Shares professional accomplishments with the total College and the larger academic and professional community.
· Participates in area, departmental, divisional and all College faculty meetings.
· Assists the College in its recruitment and retention efforts.
· Becomes acquainted with the history of the College, its goals and objectives.
· Serves as a role model both in and out of the classroom.
· Performs other professional duties as assigned.
QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS
SUPERVISION AND EVALUATION
· Performance of this job will be evaluated annually by the immediate supervisor in accordance with provisions of the Jarvis Christian University Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual.
· Success in the workplace depends on a strong commitment to the tasks assigned, respect for others and confidentiality in handling, and dealing with prospects, and sensitive constituent information
· Honesty, integrity, and treating others with respect are expected at all times.
· Good presentation skills which include, but not limited to, professional dress/business attire, excellent personal grooming, and excellent verbal, as well as, written skills.
· Assume responsibility for own professional growth and development, keeping current of best practices in area of responsibility
· Adhere to the Jarvis Christian University Code of Ethics
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Kinesiology or related fields. Prior teaching experience is preferred. Quality Matters (QM) certified or eligible.
A letter of interest; resume; transcript(s); and the names, titles, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) professional references are required for applicants to be considered. Screening of qualified applicants will continue until the position is filled.