Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Director of Sport and Fitness Leadership
Johnson University Florida
September 12, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Faculty Careers - Biology/Life Sciences, Faculty Careers - Health Professions
The School of Arts & Sciences at Johnson University invites applications for a full-time Sport and Fitness Leadership Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Director on the Johnson University-Florida (Kissimmee, Florida) campus beginning Fall 2019 with the potential of beginning in Spring 2019. Successful candidates must possess a graduate degree in Kinesiology or a closely related field (terminal degree preferred), evidence of teaching excellence, and a wholehearted embrace of the University’s mission, values and statement of faith.
Responsibilities include leadership of this new and growing program as well as teaching approximately eighteen hours per year primarily in candidate’s area of expertise. This could include a variety of kinesiology related courses, related to exercise science, sport management, physical education, and/or sports ministry. Examples include kinesiology, strength training and conditioning, motor learning, anatomy and physiology, sport and exercise psychology, organization and administration of athletic programs, principles of sport marketing, physical education methods, introduction to coaching, and sports ministry models. Priority given to candidates with bilingual (Spanish-English) language skills, as well as proven experience in faith-sport integration and/or sport leadership and administration.
Initial Application: The following materials should be emailed to Gary David Stratton, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, at SAS@johnsonu.edu.
Responses to the School of Arts and Sciences essay prompts (below). Each essay should be approximately 250-500 words.
Describe your personal faith and Christian experience, including what you consider to be the most significant implications of your faith commitments in your personal and professional journey.
Provide a statement of your philosophy of teaching, and how it relates to instruction in the undergraduate liberal arts core of a Christ-centered university.
Describe your vision for building a Sport and Fitness Leadership program on the Kissimmee campus capable of graduating students distinguished by both Christian character and professional excellence.
Questions: Contact Dr. Trevor Egli (Search Chair), Associate Professor, Director of Sport and Fitness Leadership (JUTN campus), TEgli@JohnsonU.edu.
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary dependent upon experience and final funding.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Except as provided below, qualified applicants are considered for all positions, and employees are treated without regard to race, gender, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or disability–if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship. The University, under various sections of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended) and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (as amended), reserves the right to discriminate on the basis of religion, marital status or gender (with regard to certain positions) where approved job description for a position indicates that the determination relates to a bona fide occupational qualification reasonably necessary to the normal operation of that particular position, or where the job description can demonstrate that the University is unable to reasonably accommodate an employee's religious observance or practice without undue hardship in the conduct of that position's responsibilities and activities.
About Johnson University Florida
Since 1893, Johnson University has been a leader among historic faith-based colleges and contemporary fiscally responsible universities. Johnson is listed on Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Financially Fit Colleges” (2nd among CCCU member and affiliate institutions), USA Today’s “Least Expensive Colleges to Get Your Degree,” (1st among SACSCOC accredited schools), and Niche’s “Top Christian Colleges,” (15th among CCCU institutions.) The university offers more than 70 bachelor’s, master’s, Ph.D., and associate’s programs across three campuses – in Knoxville, Florida, and online. Johnson faculty strive to prepare promising students for excellence in Christian ministry and other strategic vocations through an affordable, community-oriented, Christ-centered education.