Clemson University: College of Education: Educational and Organizational Leadership Development Assistant Professor- Athletic Leadership
Location: Clemson University
The Clemson University College of Education seeks highly qualified candidates to fill a tenure track position in the Athletic Leadership program at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Athletic Leadership program at Clemson University is a highly student-centered online program that focuses on leadership and ethical development for coaches in educational settings. This program is committed to the development of the coaching profession with specific emphasis on the intercollegiate setting.
The nine-month (or 12 month) appointment will be effective for fall 2020. Athletic Leadership is an emerging new discipline in the College of Education. Applicants with a terminal degree, significant experience in collegiate coaching and/or administrative field, and strong history in research relevant to intercollegiate athletics will be considered. Interested candidates who are recently ABD are encouraged to apply. Clemson University is interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.
Lead and direct research in Athletic Leadership
Extension of graduate academic program into PhD concentration
Teach courses in the Athletic Leadership master's program in online format
Advise graduate degree students
Extension of AL minor into major with teaching certification
Direct and mentor student research by serving on research committees
Take a lead role in service to the program/department, as well as service to the college and university
Summer teaching is a possibility
PhD or EdD in Higher Education Leadership, or related field
Specific experience with Intercollegiate Student Athlete Development
Significant experience with Intercollegiate Coaching and/or Intercollegiate Athletics Administration
Evidence of and potential to develop a strong record of scholarly productivity in intercollegiate athletics and/or Higher Education Leadership
Experience with or potential to seek external funding (i.e., participation in grant activities)
Active participation and service in national, regional, or state professional organizations in the areas of education and intercollegiate athletics (NCAA, NASSH, AERA, ASHE, NAASM, etc.)
Teaching experience at the graduate level
Ability and experience in teaching graduate courses across multiple platforms
Research agenda focused on intercollegiate athletics
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience monitoring graduate students degree completion
Positive Attitude and collegial demeanor
Clemson University, founded in 1889, is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along the shore of Lake Hartwell. Clemson has approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students and is consistently ranked among the top 25 national public universities by U.S. News & World Report. For more information about Clemson University and the College of Education, visit www.clemson.edu.
Please submit a cover letter of application, current curriculum vita or resume, graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable) and the names and contact information of three references via Interfolio. To ensure full consideration, materials should be submitted by November 30, 2019. The review of applications will continue until position is filled. This is a nine-month position, eligible for renewal and promotion along the lecturer lines outlined in the Clemson University Faculty manual.
Applicants invited for a campus interview should be prepared to present their research to the Athletic Leadership faculty, describe their leadership style, and share their vision for the growth & development of the program. Candidates will also be required to meet with the search committee, EOLD department Chair, and Dean George J. Petersen.
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.