Faculty, Lecturer - Public & Community Health - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Department Chair, teaches one of more of the following classes. Personal Health and Wellness, Principles of Community Health, Women’s Health, Modifying Health Behaviors, and other classes relating to departmental degree tracks. This position is expected to develop and maintain a positive learning environment and support activities that provide opportunities for students to develop their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives. Supports and seeks to fulfill the guiding concepts for the university which are embodied in UVU’s Mission.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a doctorate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught or master’s degree plus two years of experience in a related discipline. Demonstrated successful teaching at the college or university level is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a master’s degree or doctorate in Community Health or a related field. Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred and experience in community health desirable.

Evidence of involvement in professional organizations and associations.


Knowledge of community health programs and course content.
Knowledge of program and curriculum development. Knowledge of measurement, evaluation and research.
Experience using multimedia software and hardware in a classroom environment.


Excellent time management skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Skill in student management, motivation and evaluation.
Skill in a multimedia classroom environment
Skill in interpersonal communication, problem solving and decision making.
Skill in effective instructional strategies and techniques


Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to motivate students.
Ability to develop and teach university level courses.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidate should have no expectation of this position lasting longer than one year.

Document that must be attached:
1. Letter of Intent (should include a statement of teaching philosophy, details of teaching experience, and research interest)

Keyword Phrases

  • Community Health
  • Faculty, Lecturer - Public & Community Health
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Health Education & Promotion
  • Other Health Sciences
  • Health Sciences Adjunct
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter