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Contemplative Instructor (Staff Wage)

Charlottesville

Contemplative Instructor (Staff Wage)

  • R0032978
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Educational Resources
  • The University of Virginia
The Contemplative Sciences Center at the University of Virginia, is seeking qualified applicants for Contemplative Instructors. These are part-time, wage positions with the primary purpose of directly leading group classes and/or group-training workshops/seminars to meet the contemplative interests and demands of the University community (students, faculty, staff, and UVa affiliates).

Experience and skills could include teaching one or more kinds of contemplative class or workshop formats including, but not limited to different styles of yoga, mindfulness, various forms of meditation, creative movement, T'ai Chi, etc.

We are seeking instructors with the ability to fully engage with students and members in vibrant activities that promote mind/body wellness including identifying the need for and modifying movements for participant safety. Ideal candidates will have the availability to teach at least 1-3 classes per week and/or 1 or more group-training workshops/seminars per semester. Instructors are expected to attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and in-service sessions.

Instructors are expected to establish a positive rapport and relationship with a student and departmental staff, members, and guests of the facility as well as promote exceptional customer service to create a positive environment for members and guests. Instructors are also expected to maintain a Standard of Excellence in professionalism and safety.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

We are seeking instructor with the ability to fully engage with students and members in vibrant activities that promote mind/body wellness.

Ideal candidates will have the availability to teach at least 1-3 classes per week and/or 1 or more group-training workshops/seminars per semester.

The ideal candidate will have experience and skills that could include teaching one or more kinds of contemplative class or workshop formats including, but not limited to different styles of yoga, mindfulness, various forms of meditation, creative movement, T'ai Chi, etc.

Instructors are expected to attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and in-service sessions.

Instructors are expected to establish a positive rapport and relationship with a student and departmental staff, members, and guests of the facility as well as promote exceptional customer service to create a positive environment for members and guests. Instructors are also expected to maintain a Standard of Excellence in professionalism and safety.

Demonstrated knowledge and skill as a practitioner in specialized contemplative methods of instruction, techniques, or practice with professional training and certification in one or more forms of contemplative instruction.

Ability to teach, motivate and engage class participants in training sessions

Ability to listen attentively and determine participants goals

Ability to communicate well orally and in writing

Position Compensation: $30.00 per hour

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link: http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/HRM-029 .

To apply, please submit an application online through Workday at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and attach a current Resume, Cover Letter, and the Contact information for 3 references . Search on requisition number: R0032978

Questions related to the application process may be directed to Keith Johnson HR Specialist at fkj2t@virginia.edu.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will require an Education Verification (FSAKA)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Bachelor's degree

Experience: minimum 2 years of teaching

Licensure: certificate of training

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COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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