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Visiting Instructor Health and Human Performance

Employer
Fort Lewis College
Location
Durango, Colorado, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 18, 2023


Position Summary:

This is a visiting position in Health and Human Performance to begin in mid-August 2023.

Job Description:

Job Summary

This is a visiting position in Health and Human Performance to begin in mid-August 2023. Salary and benefits are competitive. Additional summer school teaching opportunities may be available.

Responsibilities will include teaching Sport Psychology, Motor Learning, and Research Design and Development, and other classes within the department as assigned by the Department Chair. They also include instruction in other major coursework and supervision of undergraduate research. All faculty are expected to be committed to technology utilization and use the online class management system. All Fort Lewis College faculty are expected to serve on departmental and college committees and provide excellent student mentoring.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to direct undergraduate student research
  • Demonstrated ability to work with students with diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities
  • Maintains knowledge and awareness of digital accessibility including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 508.
  • Produces and remediates digitally accessible materials in accordance with FLC standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Required Education, Specialized Skills and Experience: http://https://fortlewiscollege-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/knightmalo_m_fortlewis_edu/EQcsjUOFpIBBgpYeqKPvu88BAStQ5SEfhHI7-hjdc8u-cQ?e=GCdotE
  • Ph.D. preferred but will consider ABD or MS in Exercise Science or a closely related field with a specialty in Sport Psychology/Motor Learning.
  • Evidence of potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level
  • The ability to direct undergraduate student research
  • The ability to work with students with diverse backgrounds.
Reports To / Supervisory Responsibility:

This position will report to the Chair of the Health and Human Performance Department

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee can expect while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).
  • Ability to work in a confined area.
  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.
Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to, stand, sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard reach, stoop kneel to install computer equipment
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work
  • Light to moderate lifting is required
Travel:

Less than 5% of this position will involve travel

FLSA Status/ Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
  • 9-Month Position.
Compensation

T he salary is $47,000 for the Visiting Instructor position for successful applicants with a MA and $52,000 for a successful applicants with a PhD. plus a comprehensive benefits package .

Application Process
A complete application packet includes:
  • Cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for position

  • Include details regarding how your personal and professional experiences allow you to encourage a learning environment grounded in equity and inclusion. “How do you envision contributing to Fort Lewis College’s commitment to equity and inclusion?”

  • Re sume

  • Names and contact information for three current, professional references

The position will remain open u ntil filled.

Notice to Prospective Employees:
The Fort Lewis College is required by the Clery Act of 1990 to notify prospective employees, current employees, students and applicants where to access our Campus Security Report. The report is updated and published annually in accordance with the Higher Education Amendments of 1998, Federal Student Right-to-Know, the Federal Drug-free Schools and Campuses Act of 1989. This report contains information about:
  • Fort Lewis College's alcohol and other drug policy
  • Sexual assault policy
  • Campus security policies
  • Campus/community resources
  • The Colorado Riot Offense Statute restriction on enrollment
  • Where to find registered sex offender information
  • Crime statistics for the previous three calendar years
  • Reporting crimes
The Campus Security Report can be accessed in two ways:
By going to the internet website at: www.fortlewis.edu/AnnualSecurityReport Fort Lewis College Student Affairs Office will also provide a paper copy of the annual security report upon request. You can reach them at (970) 247-7331.

Equal Opportunity
Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex*, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, family or domestic status, political beliefs, veteran status, pregnancy, or genetic information. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. The College is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. To file a report, get resources, read policies, or make an appointment, See www.fortlewis.edu/CARE.

Discrimination Questions?

Office of the Equal Opportunity Coordinator
David Pirrone
192 Education Business Hall
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, Colorado 81301
(970) 247-7182 djpirrone@fortlewis.edu

Questions about Title IX sex discrimination?
Office of the Title 9 Coordinator
Kate Suazo
230 Skyhawk Station
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, Colorado 81301
(970) 247-6729 cmsuazo@fortlewis.edu

Information about Fort Lewis College’s alcohol and drug policy, sexual assault policy, campus security policies, campus crime statistics, fire safety procedures and fire statistics, and campus/community resources can be found in the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. Hard copies are available upon request.

* Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Part 106 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, including in admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and CFR 106 to Fort Lewis College may be directed to FLC's Title IX Coordinator and/or to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education.

ADAA Accommodations
Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Kristin Polens by phone 970-247-7459 or email kpolens@fortlewis.edu at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.

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