Athletic Training Clinical Coordinator, Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook.
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies, seeks applications for an Assistant Professor to serve as the Clinical Education Coordinator for our Master of Athletic Training Education Program. This full-time, tenure track position will begin Fall of 2021.
The College of Education and Professional Studies currently has 100 full-time and over 100 part-time faculty organized in seven departments. The college offers 23 undergraduate majors and 28 graduate majors. All teacher education programs are CAEP accredited. Other programs are recognized at the state and national levels with accreditation's by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the American Dietetic Association (ADA), the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), and the Oklahoma Educational Quality and Accountability Commission (OEQA). UCO's College of Education and Professional Studies has an enrollment of nearly 4,800 students, about one-fourth of whom are graduate students. For further information see our website at http://www.uco.edu/ceps .
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies has four undergraduate degree's - Public Health, Physical Education/Health, Exercise Fitness Management and Outdoor and Community Recreation and three graduate program's - Athletic Training, Masters of Public Health and Wellness Management emphasis in Exercise Science.
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:
Responsibilities: The person in this position will provide classroom and clinical instruction in the master’s in athletic training degree program and in exercise science at the undergraduate level. Teaching in athletic training will include satisfying CAATE accreditation standards. This individual will also fulfill academic duties including conducting research appropriate to the teacher-scholar model, academic advising, mentoring of student research and other co-curricular experiences, and provide service to the University and community. Assist with interprofessional education and practice in association with other health care related academic programs campus and local medical community. Assist with CAATE accreditation reviews and annual reports. Clinical Director coordinates preceptor trainings, site agreements, evaluations and site selection. Provide supervision and mentoring of students in all aspects of the clinical program both on and off campus.
Current BOC, Inc Certification and in good standing. Current Oklahoma Athletic Training Licensure and in good standing or eligible. Minimum of five years of clinical athletic training experience and traditional athletic training experience at the University level. Minimum of three years of preceptor experience. Experience with CAATE 2020 standards and the accreditation process.
Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). **NOTE** If the doctorate is not obtained and submitted by the time of employment, the position rank will change to TT-Instructor.
High school athletic training clinical experience. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated effectiveness in teaching at the postsecondary level. Experience utilizing various teaching platforms - e.g. hybrid, face to face, all online. Evidence of scholarly productivity, or the potential to be a productive scholar, especially as this scholarship informs their teaching or clinical athletic training perspectives. Strong oral and written communication skills
Excellence in teaching and demonstrated potential to publish high quality scholarly research. Previous teaching experience in higher education environment at level of teaching assistant or higher is required. Candidate must provide evidence of teaching effectiveness/excellence. Expertise in Leadership. Oral and written communication skills. Willingness to teach in a variety of instructional formats (in-person, hybrid, and online) as needed and appropriate.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.