Adjunct - Coach Softball: Theory and Practice - Traditional Campus - College of Science, Engineering and Technology
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Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as an adjunct faculty member for the traditional ground campus in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology . Through hands-on, inquiry-based learning, the college provides an outlet for innovation and cross-disciplinary exposure. It also features pre-professional degrees in biology, alongside our degrees in information systems, and a forensic science and exercise science program.
As an adjunct faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline. If you are highly motivated and passionate about teaching exceptional quality instruction in modern facilities with smaller class sizes, we’d like to hear from you.
Course Description: PED-328: Coach Softball: Theory and Practice:
- This course is intended to introduce the profession of coaching softball and to explore the issues of qualifications; player and coach development; coaching styles, philosophies, and objectives; motivation, team dynamics, and leadership; and sportspersonship. Special areas of emphasis include the fundamental skills and strategies of softball, the application of sport-teaching fundamentals to skill and strategy presentation, conditioning, organizing practices and games, and player evaluation. The course also includes field experience-both on and off site-to integrate theory and skills with professional practice.
Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession. Other main responsibilities include the following:
- Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
- Minimum: Masters in Exercise Science or Masters in Physical Education or Masters in any field with 9 graduate credits in Exercise Science or Physical Education AND two years professional experience Coaching Softball AND Meets two Exceptional Expertise criteria. Preference given to individuals with a Doctorate.
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