Health Enhancement, Exercise Science and Physical Education
Location: Rockville, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Academic / Research
College / University
Internal Number: F02300
Montgomery College, Rockville, is seeking a Health Enhancement, Exercise Science and Physical Education Full-time faculty member to fill a position beginning August 2022. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner. This position is part of a collective bargaining unit.
The Department of Health Enhancement, Exercise Science and Physical Education supports three Associate of Arts programs (Community Health, Exercise Science and Physical Education Teacher Education), an Associate of Applied Science in Mental Health and an Associate of Science in Public Health Sciences. Students can also earn Letters of Recognition in Aging Studies, Personal Trainer Exam Preparation and an Advanced Personal Training Certificate through the Discipline. In addition, the Discipline offers general health courses and physical activity classes to the MC community. Our programs strive to offer students rigorous academic courses and practical experiences to gain the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to be successful in their careers.
The successful candidate will appreciate teaching in a multi-cultural environment, welcome the opportunity to work with students with diverse learning abilities and demonstrate the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner. The successful candidate will also demonstrate the credentials or experience to teach health classes that cover a variety of topics in multiple teaching formats, which demonstrate an ability to engage students. Faculty duties include classroom instruction, assessment, curriculum development, advising, developing and maintaining Online Educational Resources (OERs), professional inquiry, committee work and utilizing instructional technology. Several of our courses use OERs to yield cost savings for the students and to provide the most current content for faculty. Incoming faculty will utilize OERs in alignment with the other faculty in the discipline and may be asked to develop additional OER content.
Teaching assignments may include various delivery modes, such as face-to-face, on-line, hybrid and/or blended formats during days, evenings and weekends. Montgomery College has three campuses and instructs courses at area high schools. Faculty may be assigned to any of these campuses and/or teaching online.
Montgomery College is a strong advocate of professional development and invests in its faculty. The College also offers an outstanding benefits package. This position is part of a collective bargaining unit.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Faculty member is expected to teach a variety of courses offered by the Health Enhancement, Exercise Science and Physical Education Department in several of the following content areas including, but not limited to:
Faculty members teach 30 semester hours per academic year, and the teaching schedule may include morning, evening, weekend, off-campus and on-line courses. Opportunities may exist for teaching summer classes
Faculty member will be responsible for supporting the Exercise Science AA and Advanced Personal Trainer Certificate programs at Montgomery College
Faculty member will be expected to serve on department, campus, and college committees, advise students, maintain an active program of professional development, and participate in professional organizations and activities
Faculty member will be expected to participate in discipline related activities such as program evaluation and curriculum design
Faculty member will maintain currency in all required certifications, participate in ongoing professional development and be active in professional organizations
A minimum of a Master’s degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Human Performance or a related field.
Must have a Certified Personal Trainer Certification (CPT) from one of the following organizations - American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) or National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) or have ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP).
Must have at least one of the following - NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist certification (PES) or NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist certifications (CES).
Current CPR certification.
Must have a minimum of two years of experience teaching exercise science, or health fitness courses in an academic setting.
4 years of related work experience in the fitness industry.
Experience designing, implementing and evaluating exercise programs as a personal trainer and/or a strength and conditioning coach.
Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.
ACSM Exercise Is Medicine Certification Level II (EIM-II).
ACSM or Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) Group Fitness Instructor (GFI) certification.
Experience working in a variety of fitness settings with multiple populations.
Demonstrate leadership roles in previous professional positions.
Knowledge and experience with online course management software.
Montgomery College is Maryland’s premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. Montgomery College is one of Maryland’s most diverse community colleges, which includes more than 164 nations represented in our student body. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success.
Montgomery College has a responsibility to ensure the safety of our faculty staff and student communities. We require that all College employees show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. We will consider exceptions for medical and religious based reasons.
For disability-related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353 or send an email to: email@example.com. Two (2) weeks’ notice required to provide accommodations.
Montgomery College is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff
Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace.