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Physical Education and Sport Science (Assistant Professor)

Company: Winona State University
Location: Winona
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Details

Classification Title Working Title Physical Education and Sport Science (Assistant Professor) Position Type Faculty Division Academic Affairs Department College of Education Unit Physical Educ Science Location Winona, MN FLSA Exempt Full/Part Time Full Time FTE 1.0 Employment Condition Probationary/Tenure-Track (9 Month Appointment) Work Shift Work Schedule/Hours/Days Posting Details

POSITION: Physical Education and Sport Science

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled; Review begins June 11, 2021

RANK/TITLE: Assistant Professor

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: Probationary/Tenure Track; Nine-Month Appointment

SALARY: Commensurate w/ Experience

APPOINTMENT DATE: August 16, 2021

PRIMARY LOCATION: Winona

Salary Minimum Salary Maximum Salary Type Bargaining Unit/Plan 209, IFO Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • The incumbent would be expected to teach courses that would include, but are not limited to: fundamentals of adventure education, outdoor pursuits, climbing wall instruction and certification, challenge course instruction and certification, adventure education practicum supervision, physical education general education program courses, physical education teacher education courses.
  • Instruct courses in varied locations, at varied times, and via various media commensurate with department and university needs.
  • Engage in scholarly research or creative achievement to enhance knowledge of field.
  • Provide evidence of continuing preparation and study in the field to enhance teaching abilities.
  • Contribute to student growth and development including student advising
  • Support Winona State University's mission to enhance the intellectual, social, cultural, and economic vitality of the people and communities we serve. Provide service to the university and community including the program, department, college, university and greater community.
  • Assist with programmatic accreditation
  • Assist with growth in the Physical Education and Sport Science Department
  • Assist with student recruitment to Winona State University

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned Master's Degree in Education Leadership, Leadership Education or Physical Education
  • Three (3) years of experience teaching university courses in physical education adventure education
  • Experience teaching fundamental physical education courses focusing on adventure education and outdoor pursuits including paddle activities
  • Experience with adventure trip programming within physical education adventure education programs
  • Certified as a Climbing Wall Instruction, Single Pitch Instructor, and Indoor and Outdoor Course Provider
  • Certified as a Wilderness Medicine Instructor from National Outdoor Leadership School or Wilderness Medicine Association
  • Certified as a Wilderness First Aid Instructor and a Leave No Trace Trainer

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Skills/ability to integrate technology to enhance learning and teaching.
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality teaching.
  • Experience serving as a club advisor for adventure education
  • Experience advising students in physical education and adventure education
  • Experience with some or all of the following teaching delivery methods: traditional, online, hybrid.
  • Documented facility and risk management training
  • Documented grant writing experience within university and community partnerships
  • Documented fundraising experience
  • Experience teaching winter activities including camping, ice climbing, snowshoeing
  • Experience with Challenge Course facilitation and instruction

Other Requirements

  1. A cover letter which addresses the qualifications listed previously;

  2. Curriculum Vitae/ Resume;

  3. Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate);

  4. A statement explaining your personal or professional experiences in working with diverse populations (such as persons from differing race / ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, gender, or mental and physical ability) as well as how the applicant would contribute toward a diverse and inclusive academic and employment culture and community at Winona State University. Statements should be 1 page or less;

  5. Contact Information for at least 3 references, with addresses and telephone numbers.

About

About Winona State University: Founded in 1858, Winona State University (WSU) is the oldest member of the Minnesota State System of colleges and universities. Today WSU serves approximately 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students across two campuses in Winona and Rochester, Minnesota (MN). Winona State was named the second-best public institution in Minnesota by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges," was listed among the "Best in the Midwest" by The Princeton Review, and named as one of "America's 100 Best College Buys."

Benefits Info

Benefits: WSU offers a comprehensive benefit package including life, health and dental insurance, a retirement program, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, as well as a variety of other benefits as defined by the individual Collective Bargaining Agreements.

For information on our benefits (Medical and Dental Insurance; Life Insurance; Disability and Long-Term Care; Pre-Tax Benefits; and Health and Wellness), please refer to SEGIP's website (http://mn.gov/mmb/segip/index.jsp).

For information on Minnesota State's Retirement Plan(s), please go to: http://www.minnstate.edu/system/hr/employees/retirement/index.html

Posting Number 2020/2021-58 Number of Vacancies 1 Re-posting No Desired Start Date 08/16/2021 Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Accept Applications Yes Special Instructions Summary Posting Contact jobs@winona.edu Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Winona State University is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • Do you have a Master's Degree in Physical Education, Education Leadership or Leadership Education?
  • Yes
  • No

    • Do you have at least three (3) years of experience teaching university courses in physical education adventure education?
  • Yes
  • No

    • Do you have experience teaching fundamental physical education focusing on adventure education and outdoor pursuits including paddle activities?
  • Yes
  • No

    • Do you have experience with adventure trip programming within physical education adventure education programs?
  • Yes
  • No

    • Are you certified as a Climbing Wall Instructor, Single Pitch Instructor and Indoor and Outdoor Course Provider?
  • Yes
  • No

    • Are you certified as a Wilderness Medicine Instructor from National Outdoor Leadership School or Wilderness Medicine Association?
  • Yes
  • No

    • Are you certified as a Wilderness First Aid Instructor and Leave No Trace Trainer?
  • Yes
  • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Diversity Statement

Optional Documents

  • Transcripts

Keywords: Winona State University, Rochester , Physical Education and Sport Science (Assistant Professor), Other , Winona, Minnesota

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