Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Masters degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Sports Psychology, Sports Fitness, Sports Science, Outdoor Recreation Leadership, Human Performance, Kinesiology, or Human Physiology plus three (3) years experience in the industry.

OR

Masters degree in any field plus Bachelors degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Sports Psychology, Sports Fitness, Sports Science, Outdoor Recreation Leadership, Human Performance, Kinesiology, or Human Physiology plus three (3) years experience in the industry.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Masters degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Sports Fitness, Human Performance, Kinesiology, or Human Physiology.
  2. Three (3) years of recent experience teaching adults in Phusical Education or fitness-related classes.
  3. Ability to teach at least one of the listed Professional Activities classes (Group Fitness, Weight Training, Mind-Body, Team Sports, Special Populations, or Aquatics).
  4. Current certifications in CPR, AED, and First Aid.
  5. Experience teaching theoretical lecture classes in one or more of the following: exercise science, kinesiology, biomechanics, fitness promotion, fitness testing and prescription, sports nutrition, fitness for special populations, basic anatomy and physiology for fitness instructors.
  6. Experience teaching and supervising students in practical laboratory settings.  This should include at least one or more of the following laboratory topics: anatomy, kinesiology, fitness testing, body composition, fitness prescription, metabolic cart/VO2max testing, electrocardiogram (ECG), and graded exercise testing (GXT).

 

Revised May 2016

FT Instructor Qualifications Prior to May 2016