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Lecturer of Kinesiology

Georgia Southern University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 12, 2024

Job Details

Lecturer of Kinesiology

Job ID: 265659
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.


Statesboro Campus - Statesboro, GA

Department Information

Health Sciences and Kinesiology

John Dobson, Search Chair


Job Summary

The Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology is a dynamic and growing unit of over 50 faculty and staff serving over 2,000 majors enrolled in a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs. This position will fill teaching needs within the department's Coaching Education and Exercise Science programs. The Coaching Education program includes an undergraduate minor and an online concentration within our Masters in Kinesiology degree. Both the undergraduate minor and graduate concentration are accredited by the United States Center for Coaching Excellence. The Exercise Science program includes both an undergraduate degree with approximately 1000 students and a concentration within our Masters in Kinesiology degree with approximately 25 students.

Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology, the Lecturer of Kinesiology position requires teaching five courses per semester, primarily in the undergraduate Coaching Minor. These courses may include Principles of Coaching, Sport Conditioning Lab, Coaching Baseball/Softball, Coaching Football, Coaching Olympic Sports, Psychology of Coaching, Principles of Officiating, and Coaching Practicum. Candidates with a terminal degree in Coaching Education or a closely related discipline may also teach courses in the graduate Coaching Education concentration, including Sport Coaching Pedagogy, Research Methods, and Administrative Issues in Coaching. Candidates who have completed at least 18 hours of graduate work in Exercise Science or a closely related field may also teach undergraduate Exercise Science courses such as Introduction to Exercise Science, Strength and Conditioning, Research Methods, and Exercise Physiology Lab. The position is a 10-month non-tenure track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications

Earned master's degree* in Coaching Education, Exercise Science, or a closely related discipline by August 1, 2024. At least 18 graduate semester hours in Coaching Education or a closely related field and/or relevant coaching experience is also required.

Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives.

Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development.

*Note: An earned doctorate in Coaching Education or a closely related discipline will be required to teach courses in the graduate Coaching Education program.

Preferred Qualifications

University/college teaching experience.

High school and/or college coaching experience.

Potential for online teaching.

Proposed Salary

Commensurate with experience.

This is an exempt position paid on a monthly basis.

Required Documents to Attach

A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
Ability to support various constituencies served by the University
Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position

Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success

Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills

Apply Before Date

Open Until Filled

Screening of applications begins December 11, 2023 and continues until the position is filled. Preferred start date is August 1, 2024.

Conditions of Employment

All work (with limited exceptions such as research and study abroad outside activities such as grading and email correspondence) for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period of time within current policy.

Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus.

Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.

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