Instructor – School of Kinesiology

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

ID: 7072963
Posted: December 8, 2020
Application Deadline: January 5, 2021

Job Description

School of Kinesiology
Instructor – School of Kinesiology
Ball State University

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, or physical fitness wellness.

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 and 90 minors and nearly 140 graduate students enrolled in one of nine graduate programs.

Primary Responsibilities:
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.

Minimum Qualifications: 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).

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

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

Required Certifications/Licensures: Licensure or credentials in respective field of expertise.

Apply online at: Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae and licensure/credentials. Proof of licensure/credentials may be uploaded in the “Licenses/Certifications” section of the Applicant Documents section. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through January 5, 2021.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states, and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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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