The School of Health and Consumer Sciences (HCS) is inviting
applications for a 9-month, full-time, benefit-eligible, term
position with rank of Instructor in the area of Physical Education
Teacher Education. This individual will be expected to teach
undergraduate courses in Physical Education Teacher Education and
related areas. This position is supervised by the Director of the
School of Health and Consumer Sciences. The appointment date is no
later than August 22, 2022 with option available to begin January
SDSU is especially interested in candidates that can
contribute to and/or coordinate course offerings that address the
experiences of underrepresented minorities in organizations. Women,
minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially
encouraged to apply.
As an Instructor in the School of Health and Consumer Sciences,
this individual will work collaboratively with other faculty to
foster the mission of the department and college. Specifically, the
role of this faculty member will be to teach undergraduate courses
in the Physical Education Teacher Education program. The successful
applicant will be able to provide evidence of teaching experience
and commitment to quality instruction.
- Teaches undergraduate courses (lecture and laboratory) in
Physical Education Teacher Education within the curriculum and
related areas such as health, coaching, and wellness;
- Plans and organizes instructional materials to meet course
objectives and program needs;
- Actively participates in curriculum development and
- Actively participates in departmental recruiting and retention
- Participates in a variety of departmental, campus and
college-wide programs, activities and committees;
- Prepares and submits student information to
the PETE program coordinator and the Department
- Masters in Physical Education or related field by date of
- Physical Education teacher certification
- Experience in teaching K-12 physical education classes;
- Effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal
- Effective organizational skills;
- Sponsorship is not available for this position, must be
eligible to work in the United States.
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness in a collegiate
- Experience in teaching motor learning/behavior;
- Experience in teaching health and wellness;
- Doctorate degree in Physical Education/Education or related
- Experience working with student teachers.
Commensurate with qualifications.
South Dakota State University offers a wide range of benefits
including medical, dental, and flexible benefits, retirement plans,
compensation packages, paid holidays, and vacation leave.
Employees also have access to internal and state-sponsored training
as well as reduced tuition for state-supported courses at all State
of South Dakota academic institutions.
UNIVERSITY AND THE BROOKINGS COMMUNITY:
South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most
comprehensive university with more than 200 programs and an
enrollment of approximately 12,000 students.
SDSU offers a rich academic experience in an environment of
inclusion and access through inspired, student-centered education,
creative activities and research, innovation and engagement that
improve the quality of life in South Dakota, the region, the nation
and the world. Its employees embrace the university’s core values
of being people-centered, expanding knowledge through creativity,
embracing organizational and personal integrity, commitment to
diversity, and excellence through continuous improvement.
The School of Health and Consumer Sciences (HCS) consists of
undergraduate and graduate programs in Athletic Training, Community
and Public Health, Exercise Science, Physical Education Teacher
Education, Sports and Recreation Management, Nutrition and
Dietetics, Fashion Studies and Apparel Merchandising, Hospitality,
Events and Tourism Management, Aviation Education, Consumer
Affairs, and Leadership and Management of Non-profit
Organizations. The department serves approximately 1000
undergraduate majors, 120 graduate majors and 45
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As the state’s 1862 Morrill Act land-grant institution, the work
of the university is carried out on its main resident campus in
Brookings, at sites in Sioux Falls, Pierre, Rapid City, and
Aberdeen, and through Extension offices and Agricultural Experiment
Station research sites across South Dakota.
SDSU was recognized as one of 54 institutions in the United
States as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities in 2014. The
university’s total research expenditures are greater than $60
million. SDSU is the state’s first High Research Activity
institution as classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the
Advancement of Teaching.
Jackrabbits Athletics competes as an NCAA Division I member with
membership in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, the Summit
League and the Big XII for wrestling.
Brookings is home to approximately 24,000 residents and is
located 60 miles north of Sioux Falls and 200 miles west of
Minneapolis. Livability.com rates Brookings as an ideal community
for families, students, young professionals and retirees. It
considers Brookings among the safest and most vibrant cities in
The Brookings Public School District educates approximately
3,300 K-12 students and ranks among the state’s highest academic
achieving school districts. The district includes three elementary
schools, an intermediate school for fourth and fifth grade, one
middle school and a high school.
The city also boasts an abundance of attractions and activities,
including the Children’s Museum of South Dakota, Dakota Nature
Park, South Dakota Art Museum, McCrory Gardens, South Dakota
Agricultural Heritage Museum, Outdoor Adventure Center and the
Brookings Summer Arts Festival.
Position is open until filled with full consideration given to
applications received by October 29, 2021.
SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment
site. To apply, visit: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu,
search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click
on “apply for this job.” This system will guide you through
the electronic application form. This employment site will also
require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically
address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in
the advertisement, Curriculum Vitae or resume, and a reference page
with the contact information for three professional
references. Email applications will not be accepted.
Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you
require assistance with this process.
Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s
verification of credentials and other information required by law
and/or university policies, including but not limited to,
successful completion of a criminal background
South Dakota State University is a tobacco free
It is the policy of the University to maintain a drug-free
environment and to thereby establish, promote, and maintain a safe
and healthy working and learning environment for employees and
students. This position is subject to South Dakota State
University’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy 4:14.
For questions on the position, contact Tracy Nelson at
605-688-4034 or Tracy.email@example.com.
South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative
action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff
and students. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with
SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, race,
color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender,
gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion,
age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other
status that may become protected under law against discrimination
in the offering of all educational programs and employment
opportunities. Individuals with concerns regarding
discrimination should contact: Equal Opportunity
Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100,
SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007. Phone: (605)