Coordinator of Clinical Education/Athletic Training Faculty

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 02, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Gannon University's School of School of Rehabilitative Sciences seeks a Core Faculty member to serve as the Coordinator of Clinical Education in the Athletic Training Department. The appointment for this 12-month tenure track position begins June 1, 2021. The successful candidate should be prepared to demonstrate contemporary expertise in evaluation, mental health/behavioral considerations, and performance enhancing techniques; prepare motivated students intellectually, professionally, and personally; and advise students. The successful candidate will work closely with the Program Director to support administrative and instructional functions of the program. This position must fulfill all responsibilities of the Coordinator of Clinical Education defined by the accrediting body, CAATE. These responsibilities include but are not limited to recruitment and maintenance of clinical sites, supervision of clinical sites, training and evaluation of clinical preceptors, and supervision and evaluation of students enrolled in clinical rotations. He/she will develop course syllabi, course materials, and assess student learning outcomes; mentor student research projects; and participate in program assessment to ensure adherence to current CAATE standards. Release time is provided to support the administrative functions of this position. Qualified candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon. Requirements include an earned terminal degree (PhD, EdD, DHSc, et,c completed by fall 2021) in a health science or related field Individuals without a terminal degree earned by August 2021 will only be considered for a teaching track appointment at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Teaching Professor depending on years of experience in higher education; a minimum of a Masters degree or higher is required for a teaching track appointment. A minimum of five (5) years of experience as certified athletic trainer in good standing with the Board of Certification and an active Pennsylvania Athletic Training license in good standing or eligible to obtain licensure in Pennsylvania are required. Evidence of teaching experience in higher education (i.e. service as a full-time, part-time, and/or clinical preceptor) with documented evidence of teaching effectiveness and a minimum of five (5) years of clinical athletic training experience are required. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions. Gannon University is a Masters L institution committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the "Great Colleges to Work For," Gannon is located in the heart of downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, along the shores of Lake Erie and close to businesses, organizations and government agencies that are active partners in helping our students receive a hands-on education. Erie is a major tourist destination boasting 11 beaches, a wide variety of seasonal activities, professional sports teams, a professional symphony, multiple venues for live theater and music, and many other entertainment options. Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo are within a two-hour drive. Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, C.V., evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional references to Review of applications will begin immediately, and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.