Wellness Instructor

Massachusetts Institute of Technology  |  Cambridge, MA

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Job Overview

Posted 3 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Wellness Instructor

Job Type: Health/Wellness/Drug and Alcohol
Location: Cambridge, MA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 5,000 Students
Employer ID: 15087
Application Deadline: 05/24/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Other
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Other
Experience:

Position Description

Wellness Instructor

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

 

MIT has a full-time (ten-month appointment), benefits eligible Wellness Instructor position available. The Wellness Instructor will lead the wellness arm of the MIT Physical Education and Wellness Program, including but not limited to teaching, curriculum development, program management, and public relations.

 

Responsibilities:

This position is directly responsible for creating and supporting the wellness arm which involves curriculum development, wellness micro lessons, student and instructor handbooks, health promotions, assessment, managing supplies and materials for the wellness program. The wellness curriculum will be interactive, evidence-based, and meet the diverse needs of MIT students. Other key responsibilities include working collaboratively with other MIT wellness stakeholders such as Athletics, Recreation, Dining, Residential Life, MindHandHeart, Community Wellness at MIT Medical, Mental Health, Student Support Services and Wellbeing, Emergency Management, Work Life Center, Religious Life, and Graduate and Undergraduate Student Associations.


Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (master’s preferred), in physical education, nutrition, health and wellness, or closely related field.
  • 1+ years of teaching and administrative experience, preferably at the college/university level.
  • CPR/FA/AED certification must be obtained by August 2019.
  • Appropriate certification in group fitness instruction is required if the candidate doesn’t have a physical education degree.
  • Certificate in nutrition and mindfulness or meditation needed within one year.
  • Familiarity with wellness issues relevant to the college-age population.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for collegiate audiences.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with curriculum development and health promotions including social media.
  • Computer skills, including the use of word processing, basic movie editing, spreadsheets, scheduling software, and course management systems.
  • Willingness to learn and work as part of a team. 
  • Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check. 

 

Applications will be accepted until May 24. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references.

 

Apply electronically at: http://web.mit.edu/jobs/ referencing job #17367.

 

MIT is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Massachusetts Institute of Technology is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive culture to best support our students. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply

Application Information

https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_mit/external/jobDetails/jobDetail.html?jobPostId=15552&localeCode=en-us

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