Assistant Professor of the Practice in Esports Management, Head Coach in Esports

Employer
Medaille College
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Sep 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of the Practice in Esports Management, Head Coach in Esports  

 

Medaille College seeks a full-time, non-tenured Assistant Professor of the Practice in Esports Management at the Buffalo Campus.  This position would include coaching and developing a competitive Esports team, a dynamic Esports club and assisting with our emerging Esports curriculum.  This is a full-time, 12-month, academic position, including a 2/2 teaching load. The Head Coach and Coordinator of Medaille Esports reports directly to the Program Director of Communications.

 

A Master’s Degree is preferred in a related field of Esports, digital media, sport studies or communications. Must have Coaching or teaching experience, at least one year of competitive Esports experience involving multiplayer online video games with team-based elements and expert knowledge of League of Legends, Rocket League or similar games. The coach must adhere to rules and regulations governing University and National Association of Collegiate of Esports (NACE). The successful candidate will perform all duties in full support of the Medaille College mission.

 

Medaille College seeks to hire faculty with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, student success, and civic engagement; and who understand the educational benefits of ethnic and racial diversity in the campus community.  The candidate will demonstrate openness to social justice, multicultural counseling, and interest in working with diverse populations.

 

Medaille is a growing, private, four-year, liberal arts-based college in Buffalo, New York, serving the educational needs of a diverse student body in Western New York and Southern Ontario through a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs (www.medaille.edu).

 

A letter of application including teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and three recent letters of recommendation should be electronically submitted to Barbara Bilotta, Director of Human Resources, Medaille College. Please refer to www.medaille.edu/jobs to apply.  Review of applications will continue until position is filled. No phone calls please.

 

Medaille College invites applications from all qualified applicants.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and we support faculty development within a collegial team atmosphere.

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