Wellness Adjunct Instructor

Employer
Laredo College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields
Employment Type
Part Time


Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Laredo College continuously accepts applications for part-time(adjunct) instructors to create a pool of candidates for each session/semester. Applications will be reviewed and positions will be filled based on department needs. Applications received for this pool will remain active for one year. The Wellness Adjunct Instructor reports to the Wellness Coordinator and Department Chairperson. This individual will be responsible for teaching wellness activities to LC employees as assigned by the Wellness Coordinator in conjunction with the Department Chairperson.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach wellness classes.
  2. Be evaluated by Wellness Coordinator and employees.
  3. Participate in college, community, and civic functions.
  4. Participate in the enhancement of the Wellness program.


Qualifications/Certifications/Licenses/Skills

NOTICE: Required Documents
To be considered for this position, you are required to upload your resume and unofficial transcript(s). If recommended for this position an official transcript(s) will be required. If a license or certificate is required for this position, upload proof of your current license/certificate.

Required:
  • For wellness classes, a degree or certification in specific field is required.
  • Must have skills and knowledge in teaching area(s).
  • If applicable, must uphold certifications pertaining to the activity course(s) he/she will teach.
Preferred:
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • This Individual must be knowledgeable, mature, and concerned with the academic progress of students.
  • This individual must be cooperative and professional in dealing with college administrators, colleagues, and students.
  • The ability to operate specialized laboratory equipment, audio-visual aids, and computers.
  • The ability to develop laboratory and lecture strategies to enhance teaching effectiveness are essential.


Additional Information

Supervision Exercised
None

Supervision Received
Wellness Coordinator, Department Chair, Dean of Arts & Sciences, and/or the Provost/Vice-President of Academic Affairs.

Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items weighing up to 50 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment
Work is performed in a standard office environment. Work-inside a well-lighted and air-conditioned area most of the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Safety
Required to work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Special Conditions
Immediate supervisor may assign other duties. May be required to work outside regular working hours, as needed. May be required to work at a different college work site or campus as needed.

EEO Statement
In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.

Foreign Degrees
Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an approved stated education agency or having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to your online application at the time of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However, you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service. http://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Certification/Out-of-State_Certification/Foreign_Credential_Evaluation_Services/ http://www.naces.org/members.htm

Disclaimer
The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. LC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by LC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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