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Wellness Curriculum Strength Training Instructor -- PT

Spelman College
Job Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Kinesiology, Exercise Science, and Phys Ed

Job Summary

The part -time Wellness Curriculum Instructor is primarily responsible for teaching wellness and fitness courses, which include classroom instruction to Spelman College students throughout the academic year. These courses fulfill the institution's general education wellness requirements for graduation. Additionally, the instructor offers excellent group physical learning experiences to the college community through the Department of Campus Wellness. This is a temporary assignment ineligible for any benefits offered by Spelman College.

Will work a schedule of 5 hours per week between the hours of 1:00pm-3:00pm. Course days are still to be determined.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaches 1-3 instructional wellness courses per semester
  • Plans and leads exercise and/or classroom learning sessions for the following course:
Strength Training for Women
  • Must maintain records of student's participation and performance
  • Maintain one weekly office hour; attend departmental meetings
  • Can create assessment criteria to show levels of proficiency of the students in class
  • Participates in continuous improvement workshops and/or activities for college in-services opportunities
  • Motivates participants and encourages classroom participation
  • Delivers health and wellness materials

Required Qualifications

Masters required along with a minimum of 2-4 years of related working experience, preferably in education, health and wellness education, physical education or recreation and/or other related fields.

This position is customer service focused. Effective oral and written communication skills and excellent time management skills are required. The individual must have a professional demeanor and be able to interface with internal and external customers diplomatically. Independent judgment is necessary to plan, prioritize and execute the duties of this position. The individual must be able to organize a diversified workload with attention to detail, generate spreadsheets, graphs, and Power Point presentations.

Excellent oral communication skills are required when providing information and responding to questions from students, employees and faculty in one-on-one or group situations. The individual must be able to write business correspondence and procedure manuals plus compose memos, letters, and emails. Good proofreading skills are essential. The individual must be able to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals.

Certifications, Licenses, Restrictions

Certified First Aid, CPR/AED, Certified by ACE, NASM or a creditable Fitness Organization

Physical Demands

Must be able to occasionally move/lift up to 25 pounds.

Full Time/Part Time: Spelman Temporary

Anticipated Candidate Start Date


Position End Date (if temporary)


Posting Number: SC0446P

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter which indicates the days/times you are available to work in this position.

COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Protocol

Due to the current pandemic, Spelman College has instituted a COVID-19 PCR Based Testing requirement. You will need to provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from an FDA-approved test conducted by a testing site run by a local or state health department or conducted through a licensed health care provider ("Credible Facility") within 5 days of the start date. Provided the facility is credible, you may take the test at a facility of your choice to be paid for by you. The college does not reimburse for this expense. The results will need to be submitted to Yemi Brown, Manager of COVID 19 Operation, at,cell 832-466-4448 at the start of your first day.

Also, due to the heightened risk of contracting COVID-19 in an unvaccinated population and the spread of new variants, Spelman College is requiring COVID-19 vaccination of all faculty, staff, and students (collectively "Campus Community") that have job duties, attend classes or are otherwise present on campus. You will need to submit proof of your full vaccination and booster to Yemi Brown at the start of your first day.

It is our hope to minimize transmission of the coronavirus in the workplace and academic setting by requiring occupational protection such as requiring face masks to be worn properly, requiring social distancing, and continuing to encourage frequent handwashing; thereby minimizing the potential transmission of COVID-19 to members of the campus community.
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