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Instructor or Lecturer of Kinesiology and Sport Management

University of South Dakota
South Dakota, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Description: The Division of Kinesiology and Sport Management (KSM) in the School of Education at The University of South Dakota invites applicants for an instructor or lecturer position beginning in the fall semester of 2022. This is a full-time, non-tenure track, nine-month position with the possibility of summer employment..   Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate courses in Kinesiology and Sport Management (face-to-face, online, and other distance delivery systems), and serve on various University and School of Education committees. There are no research expectations for this position. Additional assignments may be made based on the professional and academic background of the candidate to complement the strengths of the faculty and to address the diverse needs of students in the KSM program.   Required Qualifications: Candidates must have a master’s degree or higher in Sport Management, Exercise Science, or a closely related field. ABD will be considered, but the doctorate must be completed by August 21, 2022 for the lecturer rank. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of excellence, or potential for excellence, in teaching at the collegiate/university level.    Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with experience and/or ability to teach courses such as: Stress Management, Introduction to Coaching Men & Women, Introduction to Research, Intercollegiate Athletic Administration, Sport Sales and Fundraising, and Biomechanics. Evidence of management and leadership abilities is preferred. Experience teaching online and current ACSM or NSCA certification are also preferred.    The Division and School: The Division of Kinesiology and Sport Management (KSM) ( is one of five divisions in the School of Education ( and offers baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in Exercise Science and Sport Management. The KSM Division currently has 5 full-time faculty; administrative staff; 2 funded graduate assistants; over 250 undergraduate majors; and approximately 30 graduate majors. The division is housed in the Sanford Coyote Sports Center, a $73 million state-of-the-art facility that opened in 2016. 

The University of South Dakota is a comprehensive liberal arts based state institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. Basic and professional programs are available in the School of Education, Beacom School of Business, School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, College of Fine Arts, and the College of Arts and Sciences.   
Application Information: All candidates MUST apply online at For application assistance or accommodation, call 605-658-3745. Applicants are required to provide: (1) letter of application, (2) vita, (3) college transcripts (copies accepted) showing highest degree earned, (4) writing sample, and (5) contact information for three references (please include e-mail addresses and current telephone numbers). Review of applicants will begin November 22 and continue until the position is filled.    The University of South Dakota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students.   Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply.   For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Drew Pickett, Search Committee Chair at or 605.658.5552. 
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