Health Promotion and Management, Assistant (Tenure-Track) Professor R20088

Bellevue, WA

Posted: 12/14/20
Deadline: 1/1/21

About This Organization

Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 44% students of color and over 1,100 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.

Job Duties

The individual in this position will be responsible for the following:

• Perform student-centered teaching at a minimum load of 15 credits per quarter for a multi-cultural, multi-ability, multilingual student population
• Be available to teach classes on a variety of days, including evenings
• Assess learning outcomes
• Foster a positive, caring, equitable learning environment where differences and pluralism are valued, and all students have opportunities to be successful learners
• Provide culturally-responsive advising, such as navigating obstacles that underrepresented and historically marginalized students populations may experience in colleges (e.g., students with disabilities, students of color, first generation college students, LBGTQia students, Veterans, 2nd language learners, etc.)
• Participate in ongoing curriculum development, revision, and implementation that incorporates multi-cultural perspectives
• Participate in governance responsibilities with colleagues
• Maintain excellence, current knowledge and skills in teaching health and wellness content
• Participate in the life and culture of the department, division and college, including the college-wide effort to dismantle barriers that can impact underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations
• Perform related duties as required

Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Health, Public Health, Wellness, Physical Education, or a related field
• Three (3) years teaching experience at secondary or post-secondary levels
• Experience teaching historically represented, underserved, and marginalized populations, and a dedication to closing achievement and access gaps
• Background or prior experience that shows ability to work in inclusive manner with diverse faculty, staff and student population