Wellness Instructor (PT)

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Wellness Instructor (PT)
Job Summary

The Wellness Instructor is primarily responsible for teaching wellness and fitness courses, which include classroom instruction to Spelman College students throughout the academic year. These courses fulfill the institution’s general education wellness requirements for graduation. Additionally, the instructor offers excellent group physical learning experiences to the college community through the Department of Campus Wellness. Will work a schedule of up to 12 hours per week between the hours of 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Teaches instructional wellness courses per semester;
• Plans and leads exercise and/or classroom learning sessions for the following courses:
o Strength Training For Wellness
o Cardiovascular Conditioning
• Maintain two weekly office hours
• Is able to create assessment criteria to show levels of proficiency of the students in class
• Participates in continuous improvement workshops and/or activities for college in-services opportunities;
• Motivates participants and encourages classroom participation;
• Delivers health and wellness materials.

Required Qualifications

Will consider Bachelor’s degree based on number of years of related working experience, preferably in education, health and wellness education, physical education or recreation.

This position is customer service focused. Effective oral and written communication skills, and excellent time management skills are required. The individual must have a professional demeanor and be able to interface with internal and external customers diplomatically. Independent judgment is necessary to plan, prioritize and execute the duties of this position. The individual must be able to organize a diversified workload with attention to detail generate spreadsheets, graphs, and Power Point presentations.

Excellent oral communication skills are required when providing information and responding to questions from students, employees and faculty in one-on-one or group situations. The individual must be able to write business correspondence and procedure manuals plus compose memos, letters, and emails. Good proofreading skills are essential. The individual must be able to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s is preferred.

Certifications, Licenses, Restrictions

First Aid Safety/CPR (should be up-to-date)

Physical Demands
Shift Days
% Travel Required 0%
Full Time/Part Time Spelman Temporary
FLSA Non-Exempt
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Candidate Start Date 01/12/2018
Position End Date (if temporary) 05/18/2018

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number SC0050P
Posting Open Date 10/30/2017
Posting Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

In your cover letter, please indicate the days and times you are available to teach classes.

EEO Statement

Spelman College is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Title IX Employer and we participate in E-Verify. We are a smoke-free campus.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation