Full-Time Faculty - Kinesiology (KINE)

Blinn College

United States

July 22, 2022

Description

Full-Time Faculty - Kinesiology (KINE)

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Complete the entire application. Have transcripts available for review by the Academic Dean. If you are employed to teach academic courses at Blinn College, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) requires that original transcripts documenting all college/university courses and/or degrees be on file at Blinn College. These transcripts must reflect accreditation from one of the six regional accreditation agencies listed below. The minimum qualifications to teach an academic transfer course are a Master's Degree with eighteen graduate hours in the teaching field. Your employment process is not complete until you have provided the following documents to the office indicated below. Blinn College Vice President of Academic Affairs Academic Affairs Office 902 College Ave. Brenham, Texas 77833 The required documents include: 1. Original transcripts of all college/university degrees and other relevant course work. You must request transcripts from the appropriate college/university and have them sent to the Vice President of Academic Affairs. 2. Degrees awarded by a university outside of the United States must be evaluated by an accredited translation agency and the resulting document provided. Please direct any questions to the office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs, 979-830-4130.

Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor – Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Position Information

Requisition Number 2022066F

Position Title Full-Time Faculty - Kinesiology (KINE) Salary Range per faculty pay schedule DBM Rating N/A Job Type Full Time Job Category Faculty Anticipated Start Date 08/22/2022 Campus Brenham, Bryan Application Deadline Extended Open Deadline FLSA Status Exempt Security Sensitive? Yes Work Hours

Position Summary Information

Objective

To perform the day-to-day operations of the Blinn College Kinesiology activity/lecture program.

Teaching assignment could include instructing a variety of Activity and/or Lecture Classes within the Department of Kinesiology. For example but not limited to: Beginning Billiards, Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport, Beginning Weight Training, Weight Training for Women, Fitness Conditioning, Beginning Tennis, Beginning Golf, Intermediate Golf, Beginning Bowling, Intermediate Bowling, Yoga, Online Walking, Beginning Ice Skating, Beginning Ice Hockey, Beginning Jazz Dance, Intermediate Jazz Dance, Beginning Contemporary Jazz Dance, Women's Step & Water Aerobics, and Scuba Diving. Lecture classes include: Foundations of Kinesiology, Personal Health, First Aid, Sports Officiating, and Drug Use and Abuse. Other activity and lecture classes could be added with appropriate facility availability.

Essential Duties

• Provides instruction for courses at a variety of times and locations. • Demonstrates a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence. • Maintains access to students through posted office hours and electronic communication. • Prepares and utilizes a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution. • Maintains current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources. • Advises students in academic matters. • Evaluates students' performance through a variety of means to measure progress and keep them informed in a timely manner. • Assists in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives. • Provides recommendations to the Academic Dean, Assistant Dean, Department Heads, and Curriculum Resource Team regarding curriculum. • Demonstrates a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community. • Submits timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions/departments. • Exhibits a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities. • Possesses a passion for teaching community college students. • Demonstrates effective communication skills, both written and orally. • Attends college orientation and required institutional meetings. • Responsible for other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To be able to teach and demonstrate the fundamental skills involved in the Activity Class to be taught. To have the fundamental knowledge needed to teach the Lecture class assigned.

Preferred Experience and Training

Seeking individual with community college teaching experience within Kinesiology field. Experience in teaching in multiple modalities including online, face-to-face, etc. Credentialing and assessment experience desirable. Experience with working with continuing education programs.

Physical Requirements

To be able to teach and demonstrate the fundamental skills involved in the Activity Class taught.

Required Degree, License or Certifications

Master's Degree in Kinesiology or Health with 18 Graduate hours in the Teaching Field.

Special Notes To Applicants

Complete the entire application. Have transcripts available for review by the Academic Dean. If you are employed to teach academic courses at Blinn College, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) requires that original transcripts documenting all college/university courses and/or degrees be on file at Blinn College. These transcripts must reflect accreditation from one of the six regional accreditation agencies listed below. The minimum qualifications to teach an academic transfer course are a Master's Degree with eighteen graduate hours in the teaching field. Your employment process is not complete until you have provided the following documents to the office indicated below. Blinn College Vice President of Academic Affairs Academic Affairs Office 902 College Ave. Brenham, Texas 77833 The required documents include: 1. Original transcripts of all college/university degrees and other relevant course work. You must request transcripts from the appropriate college/university and have them sent to the Vice President of Academic Affairs. 2. Degrees awarded by a university outside of the United States must be evaluated by an accredited translation agency and the resulting document provided. Please direct any questions to the office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs, 979-830-4130.

Credentials

The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA LOCAL-X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College's Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college's course inventory. https:// www. blinn.edu/academicaffairs/FacultyCredentialingGuidelines.pdf

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a masters degree with 18 graduate hours in the teaching field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have any college teaching experience?
  • No
  • Yes, Less than 1 year
  • Yes, 1 - 2 years
  • Yes, 3 - 4 years
  • Yes 5 or more years
  • What is your teaching philosophy?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe how your previous experience has prepared you for this position.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please describe your teaching experience including courses taught and modality (online-face-to-face, hybrid).
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • The criteria for accreditation adopted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) require that all faculty have "at least 18 graduate hours in their teaching field(s) and hold a Masters degree or higher. Please list the graduate course title and course number that make up your 18 graduate hours in your teaching field. (Education courses do not satisfy this requirement.).
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you legally eligible for employment in the U.S.?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • Advertisement (specify in next question below)
  • Blinn employment site
  • Word of Mouth
  • Internet Site (specify in next question below)
  • Indeed
  • Higher Ed Jobs
  • HERC
  • TACC
  • Other (specify in next question below)
  • If in the previous question you selected "Advertisement", "Internet Site", or "Other", please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please choose all that apply below. If you answer yes to any below, please upload a copy of your DD214 or DD1300 in the optional documents section. For definition of claiming veteran's employment preference please see the following website:https:// www. statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/GV/pdf/GV.657.pdf)
  • Yes, I am a veteran
  • Yes, I am a veteran's surviving spouse who has not remarried
  • Yes, I am an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty.
  • Yes, I am claiming veteran's employment preference.
  • No, to all the above
  • To be eligible for employment in the U.S. and at Blinn College, will you now or in the future require Blinn College to commence ("sponsor") an immigration case in order to employ you (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration case)? This is sometimes called "sponsorship" for an employment-based visa status.
  • Yes, I will now or in the future need H-1B visa sponsorship
  • No, I will not need sponsorship now or in the future for an H-1B visa
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Graduate Transcript 1
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Other Transcripts 1
  • Unofficial Graduate Transcript 2
  • Other Document 1
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Other Transcripts 2
  • DD214 (required for Veteran's or Veteran's preference)
  • DD1300 (required for orphan's or surviving spouse)
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