Tenure Track Faculty, Massage Therapy - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

Eastern Campus

Teach a full range of lecture and lab credit courses of massage therapy basic science and massage theory, practice and clinical. Assist in the development of continuing education for students. Maintain proficiency in and the ability to teach hands-on massage therapy skills including advanced techniques. Learn, follow and teach the program’s established massage techniques and protocols. Assist with and accompany students to any off-site activities or clinicals. Teach courses during evenings, weekends, days as well as distance learning.

Required Qualifications

Master Degree in any field from a regionally accredited institution.

Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, or related health career field, with a minimum of 8 semester undergraduate credit hours (or 12 quarter hours) of Human Anatomy and Physiology courses with lab.

Must have a minimum of 5 years experience as a licensed Massage Therapist and be licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio. Candidates who have out-of-state license, and a minimum of 5 years experience, must pass the MBLEx exam and be licensed by the Ohio medical board by November 30, 2013. Please visit the medical board website at http://www.med.ohio.gov/ for more information on licensure requirements for out-of-state massage therapists.

Prior experience or training in Trigger Point Therapy and Myofascial Release.

Demonstrated teaching and clinical experience.

Proficiency in word-processing and presentation software, Internet and email.

Preferred Qualifications

In addition, the ideal candidate will show evidence of:

Ability to develop new curriculum and learning units in anticipation of changes in market discipline

Belief that individuals can make a difference in the lives of students

Excellence in teaching and facilitating the learning process for students, learning and using new technology, and applying diverse instructional strategies in response to using
new technology, applying diverse instructional strategies in response to learner demographics and learning styles

Belief in the value of working and learning in a diverse environment

Excellent oral, written and listening skills

Ability to adapt to dynamic multi-campus organizational work environments

Being a successful advocate for new initiatives in curriculum or delivery

Understanding and embracing the mission of the community college

Capability to teach in more than one discipline

Possessing the energy and persistence to motivate and support others to pursue the larger goal

Being skilled in building strategic alliances both within and across disciplines, and within and outside the College

Work Schedule

Classes as assigned, beginning January (Spring semester) 2012.

Ability to work a combination of days/evenings/weekends is required.

Assignments may include working at multiple sites/campuses.

Special Note

Special Note:

The following documents must be attached to your on-line employment application:

1) A current resume
2) A cover letter
3) A one-page statement explaining how you promote student learning and achievement.
4) Scanned copies of your transcript (original, unofficial, or photocopy) for the required degree and copies of required
licenses/certifications. Please indicate your current name on the transcript if it differs from the name on the transcript.

Applicants selected for interview must provide official transcripts for the required degree at the time of the interview.

Please note that the required degree must be
conferred/completed prior to submission of your application.

Please DO NOT include other transcripts or documents not requested such as letters of reference or past evaluations; only the transcript and required licenses/certifications will be forwarded to the search committee. No faxed transcripts, licenses, or certifications will be accepted.

Salary is based on a 36-week academic year Fall and Spring Semesters).

Salary consideration will be given to education and/or experience which exceed the position requirements.

Campus location is subject to change, based on Collegewide needs. This position is eligible for relocation assistance.

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

Keyword Phrases

  • Massotherapy
  • Tenure Track Faculty, Massage Therapy
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Massage Therapy
  • Community College Medicine
  • Higher Education
  • Community College Health Sciences
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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