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Program Director and Assistant/Associate Professor of Athletic Leadership - Springfield College

State: Springfield, MA
Position: Program Director and Assistant/Associate Professor of Athletic Leadership
Deadline: March 8, 2021

Job Description / Duties

Springfield College seeks applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor to serve as Program Director for and faculty member in the Athletic Leadership master’s program within the Department of Physical Education and Health Education. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track appointment within the School of Physical Education, Performance, and Sport Leadership beginning August 2021. Expertise in the field, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and commitment to scholarly and service activities are expected. Preference will be given to candidates who can foster development of change agents striving toward more inclusive athletic experiences. Background in online teaching and supervision of graduate level research is preferred.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Candidates for this position will have an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution in Athletic Administration, Coaching Education, Physical Education, or a related discipline. Applicants who are ABD for the terminal degree may be considered. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach graduate-level Athletic Administration and/or Coaching Education courses, including Leadership in Athletics Seminar and Athletic Administration. The candidate will serve as the Program Director for the thriving Athletic Leadership master’s program, which will involve recruiting and advising students, engaging alumni, and completing on-going outcomes assessment. Supervision of research for master’s and doctoral students will also be incorporated.

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Contact Information

Office of Human Resources: 413-748-3964

Employer Profile

Founded in 1885, Springfield College is a private, coeducational institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs that reflect its distinctive Humanics Philosophy – the education of the whole person in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to humanity. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for service, compassion for others, and are action oriented leaders in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from faculty candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision. Springfield sits on the eastern bank of the Connecticut River near its confluence with three rivers: the western Westfield River, the eastern Chicopee River, and the eastern Mill River. As of 2019, the estimated population was 153,606, making it the third-largest city in Massachusetts, the fourth-most populous city in New England after Boston, Worcester, and Providence, and the 12th-most populous in the Northeastern United States. Metropolitan Springfield, as one of two metropolitan areas in Massachusetts, had a population of 692,942. For more information, please visit the College’s homepage at