The incumbent would be expected to teach courses that would include, but are not limited to: fundamentals of adventure education, outdoor pursuits, climbing wall instruction and certification, challenge course instruction and certification, adventure education practicum supervision, physical education general education program courses, physical education teacher education courses.
Instruct courses in varied locations, at varied times, and via various media commensurate with department and university needs.
Engage in scholarly research or creative achievement to enhance knowledge of field.
Provide evidence of continuing preparation and study in the field to enhance teaching abilities.
Contribute to student growth and development including student advising
Support Winona State University's mission to enhance the intellectual, social, cultural, and economic vitality of the people and communities we serve. Provide service to the university and community including the program, department, college, university and greater community.
Assist with programmatic accreditation
Assist with growth in the Physical Education and Sport Science Department
Assist with student recruitment to Winona State University
Earned Master's Degree in Education Leadership, Leadership Education or Physical Education
Three (3) years of experience teaching university courses in physical education adventure education
Experience teaching fundamental physical education courses focusing on adventure education and outdoor pursuits including paddle activities
Experience with adventure trip programming within physical education adventure education programs
Certified as a Climbing Wall Instruction, Single Pitch Instructor, and Indoor and Outdoor Course Provider
Certified as a Wilderness Medicine Instructor from National Outdoor Leadership School or Wilderness Medicine Association
Certified as a Wilderness First Aid Instructor and a Leave No Trace Trainer
Skills/ability to integrate technology to enhance learning and teaching.
Demonstrated commitment to quality teaching.
Experience serving as a club advisor for adventure education
Experience advising students in physical education and adventure education
Experience with some or all of the following teaching delivery methods: traditional, online, hybrid.
Documented facility and risk management training
Documented grant writing experience within university and community partnerships
Documented fundraising experience
Experience teaching winter activities including camping, ice climbing, snowshoeing
Experience with Challenge Course facilitation and instruction
1.A cover letter which addresses the qualifications listed previously; 2.Curriculum Vitae/ Resume; 3.Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate); 4.A statement explaining your personal or professional experiences in working with diverse populations (such as persons from differing race / ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, gender, or mental and physical ability) as well as how the applicant would contribute toward a diverse and inclusive academic and employment culture and community at Winona State University. Statements should be 1 page or less; 5.Contact Information for at least 3 references, with addresses and telephone numbers.
About Winona State University: Founded in 1858, Winona State University (WSU) is the oldest member of the Minnesota State System of colleges and universities. Today WSU serves approximately 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students across two campuses in Winona and Rochester, Minnesota (MN). Winona State was named the second-best public institution in Minnesota by U.S. News & World Report's
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About Winona State University
Founded in 1858, Winona State University is a comprehensive public university with close to 8,900 students. The oldest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, Winona State offers 80 undergraduate, pre-professional, licensure, graduate, and doctorate programs on its three campuses: the original Main Campus in Winona, the West Campus in Winona, and Winona State University-Rochester.