Adjunct Massage Therapy Instructor

Riverland Community College

United States

December 31, 2022


Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title TPT

Working Title Adjunct Massage Therapy Instructor Hire Type Faculty Division Riverland Community College Department Academic Affairs Unit Nursing, Health & Wellness Location Austin, MN FLSA Exempt Full/Part Time Part Time FTE Employment Condition Adjunct Work Shift Monday - Friday Work Schedule/Hours/Days

Daytime Hours.

Posting Details

Riverland Community College welcomes applications for the adjunct position of Massage Therapy instructor from individuals who are passionate about helping students succeed. We are committed to supporting diversity in all of its forms. Applicants representing diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Salary Minimum $525/per credit Salary Maximum $1400/per credit Salary Type Per Credit Bargaining Unit/Plan 210, MSCF Job Description

We are seeking instructors dedicated to excellence in teaching who desire to make a difference in the lives of our students. Teaching assignments are primarily located in the Austin campus. The instructor may be assigned to teach in a traditional classroom and lab format as well as online, hybrid and interactive television formats. Activities related to comprehensive community college teaching and learning, including but not limited to: instructional planning and delivery; teaching and facilitating student learning; curriculum planning and development; assessment of student performance; classroom management; and maintenance of professional skills and credentials; The candidate must be able to work cooperatively with faculty and staff, demonstrate knowledge of and experience in assessment of student learning outcomes, participate in department meetings, college-wide committees, and maintain ongoing professional development activities.

Required Qualifications


  • Associate degree and a graduate of an accredited massage therapy program. Occupational Experience Requirement
  • Four full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience in the massage therapy industry.
  • Recency Requirement

  • One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field.
  • The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.
  • Professional Requirement

  • Current individual certification by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) or successful completion of the MBLEx examination offered by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards.
  • Preferred Qualifications


  • Community College Teaching Experience
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Experience in developing and delivering fully online courses
  • Ability to provide leadership in curriculum development and academic assessment activities
  • Commitment to departmental participation, vision, and planning
  • Ability to work with a diverse student body including multilingual or multicultural and under-served populations
  • Other Requirements About

    Riverland Community College, recognized as one of Southern Minnesota's 2021 Best Places to Work, provides a rewarding career that cultivates student growth through service, collaboration, innovation and respect.

    You will thrive in a supportive and innovative culture that values individual and team contributions, open communication and a commitment to employee satisfaction and engagement.

    All employees are responsible for promoting a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.

    Riverland Community College takes pride in offering student-centered education with small class sizes, personal instruction and hands-on learning. Our college serves approximately 9,000 students annually through credit and non- credit courses.

    With campuses in Albert Lea, Austin and Owatonna, our college offers associate degrees in more than 50 career programs, and liberal arts and sciences.

    Our southern Minnesota region offers excellent public and parochial education systems, exciting and diverse recreational activities for all seasons and upscale communities to further enhance your qualify of life.

    To learn more about Riverland or Minnesota State, visit www. or www.

    Benefits Info

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number F042P

    Number of Vacancies 1 Re-posting Yes Desired Start Date 08/22/2022 Position End Date (if temporary) 05/13/2023 Open Date 07/05/2021 Close Date 12/31/2022 Open Until Filled Yes Accept Applications Yes Special Instructions Summary

    Positions are open until filled. The following materials will need to be uploaded and attached to the online application: • Letter of interest/cover letter; • Curriculum vitae (or resume); • College transcripts (copies are acceptable for initial application screening)

    Posting Contact Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please email and indicate what assistance is needed.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • Public Job Posting
  • Internal Job Posting
  • Agency Referral
  • Advertisement/Publication
  • Personal Referral
  • Website
  • Other
  • Do you have an Associate degree and are you a graduate of an accredited massage therapy program?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have at least four full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience in the massage therapy industry?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have current individual certification by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) or successful completion of the MBLEx examination offered by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please select the type of instruction that you are able to provide:
  • On-campus instruction
  • On-line instruction
  • Both on campus and on-line instruction
  • Do you meet the minimum requirements for the credentialed field of instruction per https: // www.
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Transcripts
  • Optional Documents