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Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor - Sport Coaching Leadership - Drexel University

State: Philadelphia, PA
Position: Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor - Sport Coaching Leadership
Deadline: January 30, 2019
Posted: October 25, 2018

Job Description / Duties

The primary function of this position is to develop the Sport Coaching Leadership Master's program and the undergraduate minor. The successful candidate will instruct in the program as well as develop and maintain relationships with current and new partners in the field who can also teach graduate level courses. This faculty member will work collaboratively with other faculty within and across programs, as well as staff and administration. The successful candidate will assist the efforts in the growth and development of the Sport Coaching Leadership Master's program and respond to market needs and current trends in Coaching. The candidate will be an active participant in all aspects of the Sport Coaching Leadership program including recruitment, retention, and development.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The successful candidates must possess the following qualifications:
- An earned a doctorate in Sport Management, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or a closely related field
- Experience with teaching and course development at the university level
- Understanding and expertise in coaching pedagogy
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
- Entrepreneurial experience and interest
- History of collaboration, particularly within and across departments
- Advising experience with undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds
- Experience teaching online or in blended/hybrid formats using an array of learning technologies and platforms (e.g., Blackboard Learn)

In addition, the preferred qualifications include the following:
- Experience in designing and supporting sport-based practicum
- Expertise in multiple sports
- Demonstrate a commitment to inclusive excellence, equity, diversity, and social justice
- International affiliations

Additional Information

All applicants should provide a cover letter describing their work in the field of Sport Coaching Leadership, their experience teaching at the university level, and their online teaching experience along with their curriculum vitae and a list of three references.

Online applications are required. Review of applications will begin immediately. For inquiries, please send an email to Search Chair, Dr. Valerie Klein,

How to Apply -

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University's acceptance of the results of the background investigation.

Contact Information

Valerie Klein,

Employer Profile

The School of Education at Drexel University invites applications for a 9 month, full-time non tenure-track Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor position within the Sport Coaching Leadership Program. The successful candidate will serve as the Sport Coaching Leadership faculty member in the Teaching, Learning and Curriculum department. In this role, the successful candidate will develop and teach undergraduate sport coaching content and pedagogy courses, provide academic advising to sport coaching leadership students, engage in scholarship and service, and establish and maintain relationships within the sport industry/community.

Drexel's School of Education's vision includes five pillars: quality and improvement; equity and access; growth; innovation and creativity; and civic engagement. The School of Education has a mission to "develop leaders, researchers, and teachers who bring their knowledge and experiences to bear on critical education and learning challenges across a range of educational contexts, from those in the Philadelphia neighborhoods that surround Drexel to others around the globe." In addition, the School of Education strives to be among the most civically engaged, practice-centric schools of education in the nation, one that places high-quality, experiential, immersive teaching and learning at the center of everything we do. It is within this context that our Sport Coaching program is situated, and its design reflects those goals and values.