Adjunct Instructor 1- Recreation Management Leisure Services

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Faculty, Part-Time

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 1- Recreation Management Leisure Services  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

33700 - Teacher Education

Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
Union Group: Ferris Nontenure-Track Faculty Organization (FNTFO) (AFT)  
Term of Position: As Needed  
At Will/Just Cause: At Will  
Summary of Position: The School of Education seeks candidates to teach on a semester-by-semester, as needed basis, in the Recreation Management and Leisure Services program. Candidates must be available to teach face-to-face during the hours of 9 am -5 pm.

This is a pooled position. One or more candidates may be hired as needed to teach courses on a semester-by-semester basis.

Candidates selected for the position must reside in Michigan after acceptance of employment.

The anticipated start date of this position is August 2023 at the earliest and January 2024 at the latest.
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: Master’s degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies, Recreation Management, Sports Science, Sports Management, or related field.  
Required Work Experience: 2 years teaching in Higher Education or K-12.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: First Aid/CPR trainer certified. Experience in sport management.  
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Teach assigned course in Recreation, Management and Leisure Services.

Provide up-to-date course work and materials.

Maintain a safe and engaging learning environment.

Meet classes at their scheduled times and formats

Effective teaching by way of good communication, assessment of student learning, and adaptations to various levels of preparation.

Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include but are not limited to keeping regular office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient to students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (i.e., reporting initial participation, submitting final grades on time). Faculty members may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Effective communication skills.

Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcripts 1 (required): Applicants must attach unofficial transcripts of Master's degree. Transcripts must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, and degree awarded.

Finalists will be required to submit an official transcript.
Initial Application Review Date:
August 21st, 2023  
Open Until Position is Filled?: True  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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