The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management at Gonzaga University is seeking applicants for a one-year fixed term position (with potential of renewal). This position will teach and service kinesiology majors including student pursuing teaching certification. Responsibilities include: instruction of courses, field placements, supervision of teacher candidates, advising, and serving on committees associated with teacher certification.
Additionally, this position will participate in department functions. The ideal candidate is dedicated to teaching excellence, steady contribution through involvement in related professional societies/organizations, advising and consulting with teacher certification and pedagogy students, and participation in the University community. The department is committed to sustainable programs, attentive advising, and strong departmental teamwork.
Gonzaga University is located on the banks of the Spokane river approximately 1 mile from downtown Spokane. Spokane provides its residents with a variety of activities from accessible downtown shopping and entertainment to the beautiful landscape of the Inland Northwest. Spokane's longtime motto is “Near Nature Near Perfect” as its residents are minutes away from beautiful lakes, high elevation deserts, and rustic mountains. We encourage applications from women, members of minority groups, protected persons, and others committed to expanding the diversity of the profession.
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- Teach 24 credits of undergraduate courses during the academic year in our kinesiology and physical education teaching certification programs
- Collaborate with department, School of Education, and community partners
- Attend and contribute department and program meetings and other committees as needed
- Place and supervise candidates in field experiences
- Earned Doctorate in Physical Education Pedagogy, Sport Pedagogy, or related field. ABD applicants may be considered, with expectation that the candidate will have degree in hand by July 15, 2023 Master’s Degree considered with experience meeting other requirements of this position. Minimum 7+ years of experience
Evidence of teaching experience in K-12 health/physical education setting Evidence of strong interpersonal skills Evidence of excellent verbal and written communication skills Demonstrated ability to teach diverse audiences
- As a teaching institution, Gonzaga University is committed to the Mission of a Catholic, Jesuit institution and the ability to embed those qualities into teaching Demonstrated energetic and professional demeanor toward students and colleagues Student advising experience Experience in supervising teacher candidates in the K-12 school setting Experience teaching at the university level
To apply, please visit our website at www.gonzaga.edu/jobs. Applicants must complete an online application. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Jimmy Smith, Search Committee Chair, Kinesiology & Sport Management, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact Human Resources at (509) 313-5966 with any technical or application issues. Open until filled; for best consideration, please submit materials by May 30th, 2023.
Application materials include:
- Letter of application addressing qualifications Curriculum vitae Contact information for three professional references
Gonzaga University belongs to a long and distinguished tradition of humanistic Catholic and Jesuit education. The School of Education upholds the University tradition and mission and exemplifies it through its dedication to preparing socially responsible professionals who serve with competence, commitment, and care. The department builds upon the University’s values as it serves students who wish to address the educational challenges and opportunities inherent in a changing world.
Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.