Adjunct Massage Therapy Instructor

at Sullivan University System

Louisville, KY

Posted on Sep. 12, 2016

Part Time

Are you looking for the chance to learn, grow, and make a contribution to the community? If so, you’ll want to join an organization that is truly committed to making a difference. The Sullivan University System offers post-secondary educational opportunities in a variety of disciplines through its many campuses to prepare students for employment in high-need career fields. At The Sullivan University System, you’ll find a host of career opportunities, an environment that values creativity, a work experience that is both challenging and rewarding, and an organization that values people.

We offer a generous benefits package, a competitive salary, comprehensive training, tuition reimbursement and a professional work environment.

The Sullivan University System has been named one of the Best Places to Work for three years in a row, because we truly believe you don’t need to choose between making a living and making a difference.

We are currently looking for a part-time Adjunct Massage Therapy Instructor. Every faculty member has responsibilities to students as an instructor and mentor, to the school administration as an employee in an organization, and to their department as a team member willing to respect others and to support team goals. Typical class hours for his position are Monday and Thursday 6pm-9:40pm.

Responsibilities of the position include:
•Prepares fully for and teaches classes as assigned, making good use of class time and keeping all classes for the scheduled period.
•Develops appropriate grading policies and methods of student assessment to monitor and communicate academic progress
•Provides full information to students regarding course syllabi, objectives, tests, and materials required for the courses taught.
•Maintains accurate records of student attendance and academic progress.
•Recognizes individual differences in the classroom and adapts instructional techniques accordingly.
•Communicates early with the student and the student’s advisor or dean regarding possible academic failures.
•Assists with students in a positive manner to do their best.
•Refers students to appropriate staff, office or resource person for information, guidance, financial assistance, placement, etc.
•Enforces regulations in the school catalog, student handbook and student dress guidelines.
•Submits academic information such as course syllabi, final grade reports, grade changes and mid-term deficiency grades on time to the appropriate person (registrar, dean, chairperson, etc.) utilizing the institution’s reporting procedures.
•Continues further professional development by keeping alert to changes within the field.
•Attends scheduled faculty, department and committee meetings and training sessions required by SUS.
•If full-time, participates in Plus Friday, orientation days, graduation activities and other events and promotional activities as assigned.
•Uses college equipment and property appropriately and have student do the same. Reports broken or damaged equipment to the Student Services office immediately.
•Abides by all accrediting council, state, federal and institutional policies and procedures, rules and laws.
•Supports students with unique ADA needs and works with Deans/Directors as needed in understanding necessary accommodations.

Requirements of the position include:
•Minimum of an Associate Degree in Massage Therapy or related field
•Current Kentucky massage license
•3 years experience in field of massage therapy
•Preferred medical practice experience
•Must be able to arrive 20-30 minutes prior to class time, teach medical massage principles for variety of chronic conditions and acute or chronic orthopedic conditions.
•An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered.
•Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
•Must possess excellent leadership, customer service, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
•Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently while meeting required deadlines.
•Ability to function efficiently in a stressful work environment.

The Sullivan University System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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