Instructor of Physical Education

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:  Physical Education Department/Division of Natural & Health Sciences 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The College seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track instructor position in the Physical Education Department.  In addition to teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will develop a degree program in the field of Exercise Science/Sports Medicine along with a Personal Training Certificate. The instructor participates in student advisement, departmental and college activities, student clubs and local professional organizations.  The instructor will also remain active with professional development in his/her field. 

QUALIFICATION:  A Master’s degree with at least one year of course work and/or teaching experience in Exercise Science, Sports Medicine and Personal Training.  At least three years of related industry experience with a strong knowledge of Health, Exercise/Science, Sports Medicine and Personal Training is strongly preferred.  Three years’ experience in teaching undergraduate college students in classroom and field settings is also strongly preferred.  Familiarity with the use of technology in instruction.  Commitment to excellent teaching and to the goals of community college is a necessity.  The successful candidate should have a strong desire to interact with a culturally diverse student body.  Familiarization with the courses and certification offered through The American Council on Exercise and The National Council of Strength and Fitness. 

POSITION EFFECTIVE: This is a tenure track position beginning fall 2014. (Hiring is subject to the availability of funds).

SALARY & BENEFITS:  The starting salary is $57,415 plus competitive benefits. 

TO APPLY:  Candidates should submit a letter of application highlighting their appropriateness for the position, a resume, three letters of recommendation and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts to: 

Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
HR Department, Administration Building – Suite 111
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, New York 10595
Fax:  (914) 606-7838

Word documents may be emailed to:  The phrase “Instructor of Physical Education” must be included on the envelope or in the email “subject” field. 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Priority will be given to applications received by January 21, 2014.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community.  We are committed to student success academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. Westchester Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.