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Department Chair, Exercise Science and Sport Management

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: Exercise Science and Sport Management
Posting Job Title: Department Chair, Exercise Science and Sport Management
Recruitment Type: Administrative Faculty

Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank: Associate Professor or Professor - TBD
Area of Specialty-Discipline: Exercise Science and or Sport Management
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable: Department Chair
Position Status: Regular Faculty
Tenure Track Status: Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: 12-Month
Contract Type: Full-time
Date Position Available: 07/01/2017

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Exercise Science and/or Sport Management, or a related field that would compliment the programs in the department and meet qualifications for appointment as Associate or Full Professor. The successful candidate should be a strategic visionary with empowering, democratic team building, and interpersonal skills; ability to promote the vision and mission of the University, College, and Department; and have diverse professional experience supporting the administrative role, including taking leadership in strategic planning, managing budgets,seeking external funding, building community collaborations, promoting faculty scholarship, and supporting faculty teaching and service activities. Experience with gaining and maintaining accreditation and or certification of academic programs is strongly desired. The Chair will also serve as an instructional leader who is expected to maintain a record of teaching effectiveness and applied scholarly achievement.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Candidates are expected to have an earned doctorate (or its foreign equivalent or its equivalent in training, ability, and/or experience), in exercise science and or sport management or a related field with the ability to implement an independent line of research publishable in refereed journals.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 11/11/2016
Questions About Position Opening:

Dr. David Mitchell

Additional Information for Applicants

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To guarantee full consideration, application materials must be received by November 11th, 2016.

Application Instructions

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000474
USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 33681
Departmental/College Overview:
Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Optional Documents