Instructor of Health and Physical Education

Genesee Community College

Batavia, NY

Job posting number: #7113600

Posted: October 17, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About Genesee Community College:
Founded in 1966 as part of the prestigious State University of New York (SUNY), Genesee Community College serves a 2500 square mile region in the counties of Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming. GCC is a student-centered collegiate community that annually serves more than 4,400 students with 60+ academic degrees, certificates and micro-credentials and several campus locations in Western New York State. GCC is minutes from Batavia, and an easy drive to Buffalo and Rochester.

One of GCC's trademarks is cutting-edge technology that includes the Conable Technology Building, 45 HyFlex Classrooms, 57 smart classrooms, 27 computer labs and 8 science labs. Both the onsite and online learning modalities boast a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio, giving students plenty of hands-on, one-to-one teaching and learning opportunities.

The spacious campus boasts a new Criminal Justice lab, Veterinary Technology lab, Solar Electric Technician lab and Nursing lab. The Student Success Center, Stuart Steiner Performing Arts Center, Roz Steiner Art Gallery and Alfred C. O'Connell Library, continue GCC's long-standing reputation of providing the best learning facilities available. The Richard C. Call Arena features a multi-use field house with classrooms, locker rooms, state-of-the-art fitness center, coach offices and a press box overlooking the new turf field. College Village, a student housing community, offers apartment-style student housing at the Batavia campus.

SUNY Genesee awards over 250 student scholarships annually and has an extensive Financial Aid program. GCC is committed to providing the educational experiences which promote intellectual and social growth, workforce and economic development and global citizenship. Additional information about GCC is available at and through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Job Description:

Teach courses in Health, Physical Education and Coaching to students majoring in the Health and Physical Education programs and courses for all college majors needing Health and Physical Education courses.


Teach in Batavia and possibly campus centers and distant learning courses in the Health and Physical Education area.

Be familiar with computer applications and a variety of teaching strategies and alternative modes of instruction.

Collaborate with faculty in the review, development, assessment, and maintenance of quality Health and Physical Education offerings.

Advise students enrolled in the Health and Physical Education programs.

Assist in the recruiting and retention of students for the Health and Physical Education programs.


Educational Background

Masters degree required in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Health Education or related area.


Preference will be given to candidates with 5 years of teaching experience at the K-12 level; candidates with college level teaching experience will be considered.

Incumbent must have or be willing to acquire Instructor Certification in American Red Cross - Responding to Emergencies and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. NYS Training in School Violence Prevention and Intervention (SAVE), NYS Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (DASA), and NYSED approval to teach the NYSED Coaching certification courses is desirable. A background and/or ability to teach in Sport Management is a bonus.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Strong teaching skills with familiarity in a wide range of instructional strategies and a commitment to student and retention-centered modes of instruction. Preparation to teach online preferred. Must demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as the ability to establish and maintain a positive learning environment. Incumbent must be mindful of and develop solutions that can accommodate all individuals to use GCC facilities without barriers, both digitally and physically. Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate effectively with students, colleagues, and the community.

The ideal candidate will possess a passion for teaching and learning, adaptability, a positive attitude and a willingness to embrace technology. This person will strive to create and maintain personal connections with students and the college community. They must be a friendly, enthusiastic team player with a strong work ethic who contributes to Genesee's supportive community, dedicated to effective innovative strategies for student success.

Additional Information:
Salary, benefits, and conditions of employment are established by the Genesee Education Association (GEA) contract.

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Job posting number:#7113600
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
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