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.
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
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: // health.oregonstate.edu/pac.
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.
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
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
Previous successful teaching experience in a higher education setting.
Previous experience assessing student learning outcomes and curriculum
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
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
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: // covid.oregonstate.edu/ 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.
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