Georgia College & State
University is the state's designated public liberal arts
university. As a member of the prestigious Council of Public
Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), Georgia College is committed to
fostering a liberal arts environment that values interdisciplinary
inquiry, diversity and inclusion, and academic excellence. The
College enrolls approximately 7,000 students –5,800 undergraduate
and 1,200 graduate students-- and is prominently cited for
excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, nursing education,
and high impact practices outside the classroom in a number of
The university's beautiful and
historic campus is located downtown in Milledgeville, Georgia, a
charming, diverse college town of approximately 19,000 residents in
Central Georgia, approximately 90 miles southeast of Atlanta.
Milledgeville is also the home of noted American author and alumna,
Flannery O’Conner, and the college community enjoys many exciting
literary arts programs at O’Connor’s former home, the Andalusia
Institute, now owned by the College. Milledgeville is also
located on the banks of beautiful Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee,
allowing faculty, staff, and students to take full advantage of the
environmental and recreational benefits of being part of a lake
community. For cultural, educational, and leisure opportunities
beyond Milledgeville, Macon and Atlanta are located within easy
Georgia College takes great pride
in combining the educational experience of private liberal arts
colleges with the affordability of a public university. The
university's main campus is a residential learning community
focused on undergraduate education and a select number of graduate
programs. Faculty and staff are dedicated to engaging students
through high-impact pedagogies that foster intellectual curiosity,
reasoned inquiry, and critical thinking. We strive for excellence
in the classroom and beyond. We nurture collaborative leadership
and global citizenship, and we value diversity and inclusion in all
of its forms.
Georgia College seeks faculty and
administrators who understand and embrace our public liberal arts
mission, who are committed to respecting and fostering diversity
and inclusion inside and outside of the classroom, and who are
dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through teaching,
scholarship, and service. All Georgia College faculty share the
responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing
foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out
our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire
and ability to provide a first-class learning experience for our
students, one that will prepare them to be competent, thoughtful,
and well-rounded leaders who make transformative contributions to
their communities and to the world.
Instruct academic courses in the GC Core Curriculum (GC1Y &
GC2Y) specific to students majoring in one of the degrees offered
in the College of Health Sciences (exercise science, public health,
nursing). Courses include: Contemporary Health Issues (multiple
sections); Into the Wilderness (optional); AIDS Pandemic
In addition to the core curriculum,
faculty will teach courses in the exercise science curriculum to
achieve full teaching load.
Support the department, college and
university goals by supporting the academic environment to benefit
the educational mission of the University.
The faculty employee is expected to
contribute to the departments educational mission.
The faculty employee is expected to have:
1. understanding of the principles associated with teaching and
2. strong communication skills and successful higher education
3. demonstrable ability to work collegiality and effectively
with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
In keeping with the University's
mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our
goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.
This position carries a non tenure track status.
- Full-time instructional load teaching (5/5)
- Regular course meetings and instruction
- Mentoring Students
- Other teaching responsibilities
Knowledge and ability to convey current philosophies, practices,
and theories related to the academic discipline.
Faculty - Professional
Faculty are expected to develop within the profession. For
-Conference/workshop attendance and
- Membership and participation in professional organizations
- Other professional service of development activities
Faculty - Service to Institution -
All faculty are expected to support the advancement of the
department, college and university mission by providing service to
the institution. Service may be at the department, college,
university, community and discipline level. Duties include
service on college-level and university-level committees, advising
students regarding career options, and support of department-level
Other duties and responsibilities -
Successful candidates will be able to work collegially and
effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds. In keeping
with the University's mission we especially encourage applicants
who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender
A terminal degree in Exercise Science/Health
Science/Kinesiology at the time of the appointment is
Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1
(www.sacscoc.org (faculty credentials)
Hiring preference will be given to faculty who demonstrate an
understanding of Georgia College's mission and who are enthusiastic
about working closely with high-achieving students within an
academic community dedicated to the advancement of knowledge
through learning and scholarship.
Evidence of methodological
innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable. In
keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage
applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial,
and gender diversity.
Required Documents to
List of References
Georgia College is committed to the
fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for
every prospective and current employee and strives to create a
campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the
value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color,
sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age,
disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded
from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or
otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or
activity conducted by Georgia College. It is the policy our
institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons
without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age,
disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity
or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws
(including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504,
AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Georgia College is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.
This is not a supervisory
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
Position of Trust + Education