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
Full/Part Time Part Time
Employment Condition Adjunct
Work Shift Monday - Friday
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Community College Teaching Experience
Excellent Communication Skills
Experience in developing and delivering fully online courses
Ability to provide leadership in curriculum development and academic
Commitment to departmental participation, vision, and planning
Ability to work with a diverse student body including multilingual or
multicultural and under-served populations
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
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-
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. riverland.edu or
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number F042P
Number of Vacancies 1
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)
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
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what assistance is needed.
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Do you have an Associate degree and are you a graduate of an accredited massage therapy program?
Do you have at least four full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience in the massage therapy industry?
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?
Please select the type of instruction that you are able to provide:
Both on campus and on-line instruction
Do you meet the minimum requirements for the credentialed field of instruction per https: // www. minnstate.edu/system/asa/academicaffairs/cfc/
Documents Needed to Apply