Instructor Pool- 2022/2023 - Aerobics & Fitness Development

Oregon State University

United States

August 31, 2022


Position Details

Position Information

Department Physical ActivityCourses (HHS)

Position Title Instructor (PAC) Job Title Instructor Pool- 2022/2023 - Aerobics & Fitness Development Appointment Type Administrative/Professional Faculty Job Location Corvallis Position Appointment Percent Varies Appointment Basis 9 Faculty Status Regular Tenure Status Fixed-Term Pay Method Salary Pay Period 1st through the last day of the month Pay Date Last working day of the month Recommended Full-Time Salary Range Salary is commensurate with education, training, and experience. Position Summary

The Physical Activities Course ( PAC) program, a part of the School of Biological and Population Health Sciences, in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University invites applications for one or more fixed-term, non-tenure track full/part-time Aerobics & Fitness Development Instructor (PAC) positions to teach courses on a term-by-term basis for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional position on an annual basis at the discretion of the program Director.

Applications submitted to this recruitment pool are reviewed on an as needed basis. Qualified candidates will be contacted when positions become available.

The primary mission of the PAC Program is to provide all Oregon State University students with the knowledge and experience to make sound decisions regarding present and future physically active lifestyles. The intent of the PAC Program is to provide quality instruction in safe, adequately equipped facilities and to create a positive, enjoyable learning environment.

The PAC Instructor position will serve as an integral member of the PAC program team, where each instructor plays a specific role to the larger organization. Recognizing individual interests and abilities, the program provides courses covering a wide variety of physical activities. We make an effort to address contemporary trends and student interests. Courses offered through the PAC Program may include but are not limited to classes in the areas of: aquatics, artistic & social dance, fitness development, martial arts, mind/body, outdoor recreation, resistance training, sports, and games.

For additional information about the PAC program, please visit https: //

Position Duties

95% Teaching: Teach courses in Aerobics & Fitness Development.

Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning. Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students. Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs. Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, telecourses, interactive technology, when appropriate. Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives. Develop, update, and post course syllabi and grades in a timely manner. Respond to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.

Establish meaningful student learning outcomes for courses/programs. Develop learning assessments that clearly measure student progress toward student learning outcomes. Maintain accurate records of student progress. Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.

2.5% Support: Be accessible to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation. Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies. Maintain confidentiality of student information. Substitute for other instructors within field or discipline in case of an absence.

Participate in meetings and events required by the program administrators. Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from college, division, and program administrators.

2.5% Personal and Professional Growth: Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline. Connect their subject matter with related fields. Stay current in their subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conferences, certifications or workshops. Learn and use appropriate technologies to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate.

Maintain familiarity with college and program goals, mission, and long-range plans. Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels. Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, missions, and plans of the college, division, and programs.

Minimum/Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in any field.

Extensive participation or involvement in activity area of expertise within Aerobics & Fitness Development or Professional Certification, when applicable.

Current certifications in appropriate fields of instruction.

Current, valid Adult CPR and AED Essentials by the start of classes.

Current, valid First Aid certification by the start of classes.

Evident commitment to educational equity.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or closely related discipline OR Master's degree in any field.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Current Group Fitness, Personal Training, or Exercise Specialist Certification.

Previous successful teaching experience in a higher education setting.

Previous experience assessing student learning outcomes and curriculum development.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule

In the performance of the duties of the position, incumbents will be required to lead physical activity courses and demonstrate activity-specific movements for a minimum duration of 50-90 minutes per scheduled class.

This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. No

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P05679UF

Number of Vacancies Varies Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 07/01/2022 Anticipated Appointment End Date 06/30/2023 Posting Date 06/16/2022 Full Consideration Date 08/31/2022 Closing Date 06/30/2023 Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by August 31, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

A resume/CV; and

A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

For additional information please contact: Dee Gillen at

OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Please visit https: // for additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

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