Instructor-School of Kinesiology

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

Job posting number: #7101713 (Ref:BSU31425)

Posted: June 9, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The School of Kinesiology at Ball State University is seeking part-time semester instructors who are qualified to teach face-to-face or online courses in one or more of the following undergraduate disciplines: aquatics, exercise science, physical education, sport administration, or physical fitness and wellness; or in one or more of the following graduate disciplines: Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sport Administration, Sports Performance, Biomechanics, Athletic Coaching Education, Exercise Physiology, and Athletic Training.
1. Teach one to three credit hour courses.
2. Create a standardized syllabus.
3. Be available to students.
4. Manage Canvas course site and submit grades.
Also, under the direction of the Program Coordinator:
• Develop and manage syllabus materials. The adjunct Instructor is responsible for selecting and compiling tests, assignments and/or online discussion exercises that permit measurement of performance relative to course learning objectives and student learning outcomes.
• Coordinate courseware and curriculum with the Program Coordinator. The adjunct Instructor is responsible for reviewing any textbook and other courseware changes with the Program Coordinator and other full-time faculty teaching the course.
• Facilitate class instruction. The adjunct Instructor is responsible for teaching the assigned class in accordance with learning objectives and student learning outcomes.
• Administer evaluations of student performance based on course deliverables and course rubrics.
Original official transcripts and licensure/credentials in respective field of expertise are required at time of appointment.

The applicant pool will be used for up to one year from the posting date to hire individuals.

The School of Kinesiology at Ball State University is seeking part-time semester instructors who are qualified to teach face-to-face or online courses in one or more of the following disciplines: aquatics, exercise science, physical education, sport administration, physical fitness wellness, sport and exercise psychology, sports performance, biomechanics, athletic coaching education, exercise physiology, or athletic training.

The School of Kinesiology is currently one of six academic units in the College
of Health at Ball State University. The School is housed in the Health and Physical Activity (HP) complex on the Ball State University campus. We are committed to providing an exceptional educational experience for students, advancing the knowledge base of our disciplines through research, and serving the university, profession, and community. Currently, there are nearly
800 undergraduate students enrolled in the five undergraduate majors, 90 minors, and nearly 140 graduate students enrolled in one of eight graduate programs.

Job Function:

The School of Kinesiology at Ball State University is seeking part-time semester instructors who are qualified to teach face-to-face or online courses in one or more of the following undergraduate disciplines: aquatics, exercise science, physical education, sport administration, or physical fitness and wellness; or in one or more of the following graduate disciplines: Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sport Administration, Sports Performance, Biomechanics, Athletic Coaching Education, Exercise Physiology, and Athletic Training.
1. Teach one to three credit hour courses.
2. Create a standardized syllabus.
3. Be available to students.
4. Manage Canvas course site and submit grades.
Also, under the direction of the Program Coordinator:
• Develop and manage syllabus materials. The adjunct Instructor is responsible for selecting and compiling tests, assignments and/or online discussion exercises that permit measurement of performance relative to course learning objectives and student learning outcomes.
• Coordinate courseware and curriculum with the Program Coordinator. The adjunct Instructor is responsible for reviewing any textbook and other courseware changes with the Program Coordinator and other full-time faculty teaching the course.
• Facilitate class instruction. The adjunct Instructor is responsible for teaching the assigned class in accordance with learning objectives and student learning outcomes.
• Administer evaluations of student performance based on course deliverables and course rubrics.
Original official transcripts and licensure/credentials in respective field of expertise are required at time of appointment.

The applicant pool will be used for up to one year from the posting date to hire individuals.

Minimum Experience:

For undergraduate classes, earned master’s degree from an accredited college or university by time of appointment in aquatics, exercise science, physical education, sport administration, wellness, kinesiology, health education, or closely related field (must have a minimum of 18 credit- hours of graduate courses in the relevant discipline); for graduate classes, must have earned a terminal degree by time of appointment.

Preferred Experience:

Teaching experience in a college setting.
Prior work experience in respective field of expertise.


At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.


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