Director, Athletic Training Program - Tenure-Track
California State University, Fullerton
July 15, 2017
Full-time - Experienced
Higher Education Institution
Director, Athletic Training Program Tenure-Track
The Department of Kinesiology invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in Athletic Training (10-month academic year appointment). We seek an individual to serve as the program director and further enhance the mission of an established athletic training program. We are especially interested in candidates who want to contribute to the diversity and excellence of our campus community. The faculty member should appreciate an inclusive perspective in their interactions with students, faculty colleagues, and administrators. The faculty member would join faculty and a campus community that values collegiality and collaboration.
Position The faculty responsibilities include:
Serving as the Director of the CAATE-accredited professional athletic training program.
Teaching athletic training courses, with possible teaching assignments in related areas.
Conducting and publishing research/scholarly activities in area(s) of expertise.
Collaborating with AT faculty in the maintenance and advancement of the AT Program.
Advising students in their academic degree pursuits and career development plans.
Directing graduate students with theses, projects and/or comprehensive exams.
Providing professional service to the University, as well as the profession and/or community.
Doctorate in kinesiology, exercise science, or related area.
ABD considered; degree required by appointment.
Certification and good standing with the Board of Certification, Inc.
Demonstrated ability to successfully teach a breadth of post-secondary AT related courses.
Focused scholarly agenda with record of research publications and presentations.
A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a CSU position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Record of professional, university, or community leadership and/or service.
Contemporary expertise in athletic training education and the profession.
Previous clinical athletic training experience.
Experience in AT program administration and/or leadership role.
History of or potential to develop/obtain grants and external funding.
Effective and collegial interactions across campus and community populations.
Department The Department of Kinesiology (~1,700 majors) offers a BS degree in Athletic Training, as well as BS and MS degrees in Kinesiology. The proposal for the transition to a professional MS in Athletic Training (MSAT) is currently under review. The Department houses modern research/teaching facilities including Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Motor Behavior, and Human Performance Labs, among others. Opportunities for collaboration are available through various research centers, including the Center for Sport Performance, the Center for Successful Aging, and others. Additional information is available at Athletic Training Program (http://hhd.fullerton.edu/at), Kinesiology (http://hhd.fullerton.edu/knes/), College of Health & Human Development (http://hhd.fullerton.edu), and CSU Fullerton (http://www.fullerton.edu).
Appointment Date August 2018
Rank & Salary This is a tenure-track, full time position (10-month academic year) at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Professor. Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank, experience and qualifications. The salary is subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. The excellent comprehensive benefits package includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and/or dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child care; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php
Application Procedures A complete online application must be submitted to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment and select 9625BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:
A letter of interest relating your experience to the listed qualifications
Unofficial graduate transcripts
Recent publications (up to five)
Record of teaching experience and evaluations (from past three years)
Three letters of reference** (be sure recommendations minimally address the areas below)
potential to work in/with a diverse campus community
history of quality campus/community interpersonal interactions
potential to obtain internal/external grants and collaborate in scholarship
promise as an academic program director/leader
* This statement should provide an understanding of your capabilities to address diversity in support of CSUF's underrepresented and community populations. Please discuss how you have addressed diversity in your teaching, research, and/or service such that the committee can assess your ability to contribute to our campus in this area.
** On the Reference page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents to a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive an email request along with information on uploading their letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.
For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Robert Kersey, Search CommitteeChair at firstname.lastname@example.org or (657) 278-2676.
Application Deadline To receive full consideration, all application materials must be submitted by October 2, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
California State University, Fullerton is a large, comprehensive, urban university with more than 4,100 full-and part-time faculty and staff members, and a diverse student body of 40,235 enrolled in Fall 2016. The university offers a broad spectrum of degree programs in liberal arts and sciences as well as applied and professional fields with 57 at the baccalaureate level and 52 graduate programs including a doctorate in education and doctor of nursing practice. Learning is preeminent at Cal State Fullerton. We combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty and staff work in close collaborations to expand knowledge. Research and other creative activities are enhanced by the proximity of the campus to nationally recognized business, cultural, and educational institutions. Faculty members were awarded more than $21.4 million in grants and contracts for research and scholarly activities in 2015-16. The university has a longstanding tradition of collegial governance. Cal State Fullerton is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. CSUF is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (the only one in Orange County) and an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. We are ranked 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minorities. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State Fullerton is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, disability or Veteran's status or other personal characteristics or beliefs.
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and appr...oximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.