Pro Tem Instructor - Open Pool
Faculty - Pro Tempore
Other, Student Life/Services, Instruction
Physical Education and
Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise.
Special Instructions to Applicants
This pool is for temporary, limited-duration appointments
potentially renewable for up to a total of three years.
Applications accepted on a continuous basis through June 30, 2023,
with screening as positions become available and continue until
positions are filled.
For full consideration, applicants must apply online by submitting
1. Cover letter identifying your area of expertise
2. Resume and copies of relevant certifications
3. Names and contact information for three professional
Questions regarding the application process can be sent to:
Physical Education and Recreation
The Physical Education and Recreation Department (PE and Rec) plays
a vital role at the University of Oregon in educating, engaging,
and inspiring the campus community to live active, balanced lives!
As part of the Division of Student Life, we expand learning beyond
the classroom and facilitate positive experiences to support
physical, emotional, and social wellbeing, as well as student
success. We actively cultivate a safe, inclusive, and accessible
environment at the Student Rec Center that honors diverse needs and
encourages people of all abilities and backgrounds to
PE and Rec offers world-class facilities, a long tradition of
curricular-based physical education classes, and a growing and
diverse set of programs, but what really sets the department apart
is the culture co-created by the people who work here. We are
committed to equity, inclusion, and social justice and foster a
diverse and culturally aware community. PE and Rec team members are
cooperative and collaborative, both within and outside the
department, and we strive for excellence in everything we do for
our community. We demonstrate integrity in our interactions and
challenge each other to continually grow and develop. We also can't
fail to mention that we have a lot of fun together!
We encourage candidates to apply who have demonstrated capacity to
create inclusive environments, work effectively on teams, and serve
an increasingly diverse University of Oregon campus
The Department of Physical Education and Recreation is seeking
qualified applicants for its open instruction pool. Positions are
limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to three
years. Course loads will be scheduled on an as-needed basis.
Potential courses may include, but not limited to: Basketball,
Volleyball, Mind-Body, Swimming, Fitness and Weight Training.
Instructor responsibilities include: Attend fall department
orientation meetings and area-specific training; prepare and
deliver class content according to set curriculum; implement the
teaching progressions, strategies, techniques, and safety measures
outlined by the course calendar; administer assignments and/or
tests; follow the course syllabus; keep accurate attendance and
performance records; ensure physical participation and help guide
improvement through practice; assign grades and submit them online
adhering to deadlines set by Office of the Registrar; implement
risk management and safety procedures in the classroom; respond to
department communications and follow through with assignments (work
calendar, evaluation summary, etc) as requested; understand and
follow department and University policies that apply to the
Instructors are expected to maintain area-specific credentials and
keep current in their area of specialty through workshops,
conferences, training, networking, and/or reading; and will make
themselves available to students before and after class where
possible, in person, via email and/or phone. Space will be made
available for student conference upon request.
PE instructors will be made aware of optional opportunities to
serve within the department and across the University and may
participate in shared governance in the department as outlined in
the Physical Education Internal Governance policy document.
Instructors report directly to an Assistant Director, who reports
to the Associate Director for Physical Education.
- One year of experience, demonstrated expertise, and/or
certification in the hired area of instruction.
- CPR and First Aid certification or the ability to obtain prior
to the start of the appointment.
- Effective communication skills.
- Proficiency with software applications for email, word
processing, and reporting.
- Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working
effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support
of an inclusive and welcoming environment.
- Understanding of best practices in physical education.
- Bachelor's Degree.
- Evidence of a commitment to student learning and
- Demonstrated knowledge of curriculum development and
- Demonstrated knowledge of risk management.
University of Oregon students and employees are required to be
fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in
connection with the application process, please contact us at
email@example.com or 541-346-5112.
UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex,
national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,
disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment
practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and
policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be
referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights
Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information,
related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the
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an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and
services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/529719/pro-tem-instructor-open-pool