Coppin State University

United States

May 30, 2022


Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Working Title Instructor

Position Location Fort Collins, CO Posting Number 202200116F Proposed Annual Salary Range $52,500 - $58,000 Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: https: // eligibility/ and https: //

Position Type Faculty Work Hours/Week 40 Description of Work Unit

The Department of Health and Exercise Science (HES) is one of eight academic programs in the College of Health and Human Sciences. Colorado State University is Colorado's land grant institution and holds the Doctoral/Research University – Extensive classification from the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. Health and Exercise Science is focused on a three-part mission of undergraduate and graduate teaching, research and scholarly work and outreach/engagement/service. We are committed to our goal of producing nationally and internationally recognized research programs and graduates that are focused on helping people protect and improve their health and quality of life throughout the lifespan.

The Department has ~1150 undergraduate majors, 30-35 M.S. and Ph.D. students, 10-12 academic and research staff and 25 faculty members. Faculty in the Department of Health and Exercise Science have a strong commitment to high- quality teaching and advising and conduct innovative research with an emphasis on basic, translational, and clinical work to prevent aging-related disease and disability and maximize human functional performance.

The Human Performance Clinical Research Laboratory, the research hub for HES, is a CSU Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence and a center for interdisciplinary research, training, and outreach. HES also has a strong focus on community engagement, including a First Responder Heart Disease Prevention Program, Adult Fitness Program, Noon Hour Fitness Program, Youth Sports Camps and an After-School program.

Tenure/Tenure Track? No % Research 0 % Teaching 90 % Service 10 % Administration 0 To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 05/30/2022 Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date Position End Date Position Summary

The department of Health and Exercise Science seeks applicants who are interested in obtaining a non-tenure track Instructor position within the department. The Instructor position within the department of Health and Exercise Science in the College of Health and Human Sciences is a 9-month, full-time Faculty position. This will be funded by the department of Health and Exercise science, and will perform teaching and related responsibilities as detailed below.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Required Job Qualifications

  • Master's degree in an appropriate discipline.
  • One or more years teaching undergraduate courses in content area at the college or university level as the instructor of record (after completion of Master's degree).
  • Effective written and oral communications skills.
  • Preferred Job Qualifications

  • PhD in an appropriate discipline.
  • Knowledge of certifications (e.g. ACSM, NSCA) in the health and wellness industry.
  • Experience leading or working as a key part of a team on community events.
  • Experience in managing and developing course curriculum.
  • Experience with developing learning support materials, such as recitation or supplemental instruction.
  • Familiarity and experience with modern learning technologies and/or classroom strategies for promoting student success.
  • Experience teaching in various platforms and environments – resident instruction, online and hybrid.
  • Interest in scholarship of teaching and learning in science education.
  • Consistent with department and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Interested applicants must submit a cover letter which addresses how professional experiences align with identified required and preferred qualifications of the position, a current resume or curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. If you have questions, please contact Kristen Sutter (

    Background Check Policy Statement

    Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

    EEO Statement

    Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

    The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,

    The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836,

    The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836,

    Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education.

    Diversity Statement

    Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

    Search Contact Kristen Sutter,

    Essential Duties

    Job Duty Category Teaching, Advising, and Mentoring


  • Teach up to 4 undergraduate classes or sections during the Spring and Fall semesters in the areas of Theory of Health Behavior, Virtual Wellness Coaching (practical application of health and wellness knowledge to a clientele via a virtual format), Introduction to Exercise Physiology, Physical Activity throughout the Lifespan, and Exercise Prescription. Summer teaching options are also available if interested.
  • Work with other instructors to maintain consistent high quality and learning outcomes in courses taught by multiple instructors, including developing syllabi and other materials.
  • Provide student office hours
  • Meet with students regarding careers in physical activity and healthy lifestyles Work with ACSM and other national certifying organizations to prepare our students to sit for the appropriate examinations
  • Work to develop opportunities with industry, health care providers and other entities to infuse hands-on experiences into the curriculum for our students
  • Percentage Of Time 90 Job Duty Category Service


  • Serve on HES departmental committees
  • Provide strong support for HES student-oriented events like the homecoming 5Krace, HES Fest and the departmental newsletter
  • Represent HES in campus and community outreach capacities (e.g. occasionally give presentations to the community on physical activity and health topics)
  • Percentage Of Time 10

    References Requested

    References Requested

    Minimum Requested 3

    Maximum Requested 3

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or CV
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • List of Professional References
  • Optional Documents