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Chair of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Division

Delta State University
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 29, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education
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Full Time
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Delta State University

Chair of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Division

Position Type: Faculty

Department: Health Physical Education and Recreation

Posting Number: 201201294

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Tenure/Non-Tenure: Tenure Track

Salary Basis: 12 month

The Division of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation at Delta State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Associate or Full Professor level beginning in January 2023 with the additional responsibility of Division Chair. The successful candidate will need strong communication skills and a commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service.


The Division seeks a chair with the demonstrated ability to develop and promotion of innovative undergraduate and graduate programs. The primary responsibilities of the Chair include, but are not limited to:
  • Oversight of divisional goals and curriculum development.
  • Management of division personnel and non-personnel financial resources.
  • Oversight of accreditation processes.
  • Provision of a transparent shared governance in an environment that embraces shared governance.
  • Engagement in collaborative opportunities and partnerships for the division.
  • Engagement in recruitment and retention activities.
  • Promotion of an ethical climate at all levels of the university.
  • Instruction of courses and engagement in scholarly research and services.
  • Communication of needs, opportunities, and risks regarding the division to the Dean and senior administrators.


  • An earned PhD/EdD in Physical Education, Exercise Science, Recreation, Sports Management, or related field.
  • Significant professional experience within the field of physical/health education or related fields with teaching and leadership experience at the college level.
  • Sufficient scholarship, service, and teaching to merit the position of associate or full professor as defined in the University’s tenure and promotion policy.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

12 monthCommensurate with experience, qualifications, and university’s resources.

Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Cover letter, vitae, unofficial transcript and three letters of recommendation are required for this position and are to be submitted online.

Requests for letters of recommendation will automatically be generated to the references you list on the application. They will be sent a link to allow them to submit letter directly to application.

This post will remain open until filled. A review of applicants will begin immediately.

Additional Information:
The start date of the position will be January of 2023.

Open Date: 06/28/2022

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Click Here

Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity. Delta State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University. jeid-590e9113d23fbd41aa2cdc46a26c3d95
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