College of Western Idaho Adjunct Instructor, Exercise and Health Science in Nampa, Idaho

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Type: Part-Time Non-Benefitted

Primarily we are seeking adjunct faculty in the areas Public Health, Health Promotion, and Exercise Science. Current course needs include Global Health, Health and Wellness, and Nutrition. Adjunct faculty members teach contracted classes in accordance with established policies and guidelines. To reach a broad range of students, CWI encourages exploring alternative teaching styles and methods. Courses will be taught in traditional classroom settings, in computer-mediated classrooms, and over the internet. This position includes classes taught in the evenings/weekends and when necessary, at the College’s off campus centers. At this time, we are only able to employ those who reside in, or will relocate to, the State of Idaho.

Essential Functions

  • Teaches contracted credit load of courses in accordance with the descriptions published in the CWI catalog
  • Utilizes outcomes assessment measures
  • Participates in instructional evaluation processes
  • Meets all scheduled classes promptly with any deviation being filed promptly and accurately through the appropriate channels
  • Monitors student placement in courses and student progress; maintains accurate records
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in related field of study, with a minimum of 12 graduate credits in discipline
  • Experience teaching secondary level students in field of study
  • Ability to adapt to variety of teaching methodologies including lectures, group activities, individual instruction, distance learning, and teaching with technology
  • Ability to demonstrate commitment to professional growth and development
  • Ability to advise students
  • Proficiency in usage of internet, email, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications

Superior Candidates

  • Master’s degree in discipline or related field of study

  • Three years’ experience teaching field of study at post-secondary level

  • Successful experience teaching at a community college or with adult learners

  • Experience using instructional technology

Tracking Code: 486-801

Salary Range: $895 per credit taught