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Assistant/Associate Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

Alcorn State University
Lorman, Mississippi
Commensurate with experience.
Date posted
Nov 30, 2023

Job Details

Job Summary

The incumbent teaches HPER courses, contributing to the optimum achievement of the instructional, research, public service, student recruitment, retention and progression, goals and objectives of the department, division and university.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledgeable of National Association for Sport and Physical Education Standards
  • Demonstrated integrity, loyalty and time management skills
  • Strong analytical, observational, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent research, writing and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills
  • Passion for teaching and engaging with students
  • Skilled in mentoring students
  • Ability to work well with colleagues and foster a collegial environment conducive to teamwork and a student’s high level of learning

Essential Job Functions

Conducts a requisite number of classes/teaches assigned subjects
Provides guidance and supervision to students
Creates and maintains an environment conducive to excellence in teaching, learning, and research
Preparation and formulation of curricula focused on his/her subject(s)
Participates in departmental meetings and holds scheduled office hours
Maintains equipment in the laboratory, makes arrangements for laboratory practical sessions, and provides materials to students
Provides academic support to other faculty members
Serves on departmental and University committees, as assigned
Coordinates (or assists with coordination of) the Sports Management Program
Other related duties as assigned by the supervisor


  • Doctorate in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport Management, or related area discipline. Published work is preferred
  • Three (3) years experience in higher education

Licensing and Certifications

Mississippi State Department of Education License for Physical Education preferred.


Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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