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You must provide all information requested on the application form (resumes will not be considered as a substitute for the application). Initial screening by Human Resources for minimum requirements is based on your APPLICATION ONLY (supporting documents will not be reviewed during initial screening). Incomplete applications will not be considered by hiring committees. You will have an opportunity to upload supporting documents for committee consideration during this online application process.

Position Information
Posting Number: 06001316
Position Title: Continuing Education Instructor for Better Bones and Balance
Posting Date: 06/04/2018
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled (notes): Pool Position
Length of Position: Term by Term Basis
Anticipated Start Date:

On-going for academic year, pool position term by term

Position Type: Temporary PT Hourly
FTE: Less than .50 FTE
Salary Level: Course Stipend
Starting Minimum Pay: Per Course Stipend
Starting Maximum Pay: Per Course Stipend
Hours per Week: Hours are per class schedule
Work Schedule: Per Class or Course Schedule
Days of the Week: Dependent Upon Class Schedule
Job Summary/Purpose:

Position Summary: To provide instruction in the area of exercise oriented courses and set curriculum of Better Bones and Balance, including lecture and lab components. Continuing Education instructors are responsible for planning and instructing non-credit classes to the general population, ages 16 and older, throughout the Central Oregon Community College district. Non- credit classes vary widely in the number of hours and course sessions.

Terms of Employment:

• This position is limited duration to be filled on term-by-term need, is non-benefited, and non-exempt hourly.
• Candidate must be flexible with work hours to meet evening or weekend class schedules; able to drive throughout College district as needed.
• Successful completion of background check and vehicle reference check.

Department overview:

The Mission of the COCC Continuing Education Department is to cultivate personal and professional growth for community enrichment. To meet that mission, COCC Continuing Education provides relevant lifelong learning opportunities by delivering exceptional educational experiences. Continuing Education provides an array of classes that allow students to explore personal interests and learn new skills.

Essential Functions:

• Instructor is responsible for teaching curriculum and providing instruction according to departmental and certification standards.
• Instructor is responsible for classroom management.
• Instructor is responsible for completing any required paperwork prior to or following completion of a course. This may include facilitating completion of required student consent/liability waivers, student evaluations, CEU documentation and/or curriculum completion documentation.
• Participate in appropriate professional development and training activities to remain current in knowledge and instructional methods.
• Maintain a high standard of professionalism and ethics with students, colleagues and the community.
• Instructor is expected to assist in marketing their classes, with approval from the Continuing Education Marketing Manager.
• Instructor is committed to providing information that is consistent with the stated scope of practice, requirements and the limitations of their profession. They shall provide only those services for which they are qualified via education and/or experience and by pertinent legal regulatory process.
• Instructor shall preserve the confidentiality of privileged information and shall not release such information.
• Instructor shall comply with applicable local, state and federal laws and with COCC policies and guidelines.
• Instructor shall not engage in any form of conduct that constitutes a conflict of interest.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
• Abide by all COCC policies and procedures.
• Ability to use computer applications (Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook) and keyboard. Also able to use other basic technology including (phone, copier, fax, adding machine, etc).
• Knowledge of teaching and instruction of various audiences and group dynamics.
• Ability to accommodate students at various skill and mobility levels as it applies to fitness activities.
• Skill in time management and ability to teach and organize independently.
• Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of participants.
• Knowledge of and skill in fitness and exercise disciplines. Specifically, the Better Bones and Balance curriculum based out of Oregon State University.
• Visual ability to observe, direct, and supervise students during physical activity.
• Familiarity with and ability to safely operate fitness equipment.
• Ability to orally communicate effectively with others, using the English language, with or without the use of an interpreter.
• Willingness to travel and or teach at various hours and locations, as required.

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

Work performed primarily indoors, in a fitness space. Work may be performed outdoors, weather permitting. The incumbent is expected to follow College work rules and policies. The employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms and requires near visual acuity to write, read written materials and computer screens, and sufficient hearing and speech ability for ordinary telephonic conversations. Physical movements involve guiding, feeding materials into proper position. Lifting objects vary daily, up to 50 pounds. Must be able to climb or pull self upward, kneel, stoop, crawl and crouch. Computer screen is used approximately 10 percent of the time. All individuals are required to be able to perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity / Non-Discrimination Statement

The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, or any of the classes protected under Federal and State statues in any education program, activities, or employment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Better Bones and Balance Instructor Certification (or willingness to obtain certification prior to hire)
2. Instructors are expected to have expertise in the exercise and fitness industry.
3. Current First Aid/CPR Certification, or the ability to obtain upon hire.

Special Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:
• Previous experience teaching group fitness classes.
• Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a PT Instructor position for the Continuing Education Department at COCC. This position is part-time, non-benefited, and hired on a term-by-term basis.

Part-time instructor pools are posted for the term to obtain applications from those interested in teaching part-time as a non-benefited instructor, on a term-by-term basis, in the area of discipline advertised. Positions may not necessarily be available at the time you apply. Your online application will remain active for consideration throughout the length of the posting unless you are notified otherwise.

COCC is not able to support work Visas for this position. Candidates must be able to work in the United States at time of employment.

Note that you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact HR at 541-383-7216.

Is a Criminal History Check required? Yes
Is a Credit History Check Required? No
Open Until Filled Yes

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