Athletic Training Clinical Coordinator, Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

first_imgPosition Overview:Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates studentperformance, and maintains department and student records inaccordance with university policies. Adheres to the educationalphilosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner withcolleagues and professional peers. Participates in universitymeetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department,college, and university committees as requested. Preparesdepartmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service,and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenureand promotion policy in the UCO Employee and FacultyHandbook.The Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies, seeksapplications for an Assistant Professor to serve as the ClinicalEducation Coordinator for our Master of Athletic Training EducationProgram. This full-time, tenure track position will begin Fall of2021.College/Department Overview:The College of Education and Professional Studies currently has 100full-time and over 100 part-time faculty organized in sevendepartments. The college offers 23 undergraduate majors and 28graduate majors. All teacher education programs are CAEPaccredited. Other programs are recognized at the state and nationallevels with accreditation’s by the American College of SportsMedicine (ACSM), the American Dietetic Association (ADA), theAmerican Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), the NationalAssociation for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), theNational Council on Family Relations (NCFR), and the OklahomaEducational Quality and Accountability Commission (OEQA). UCO’sCollege of Education and Professional Studies has an enrollment ofnearly 4,800 students, about one-fourth of whom are graduatestudents. For further information see our website at http://www.uco.edu/ceps .The Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies has fourundergraduate degree’s – Public Health, Physical Education/Health,Exercise Fitness Management and Outdoor and Community Recreationand three graduate program’s – Athletic Training, Masters of PublicHealth and Wellness Management emphasis in Exercise Science.Department Specific Essential Job Functions:Responsibilities: The person in this position will provideclassroom and clinical instruction in the master’s in athletictraining degree program and in exercise science at theundergraduate level. Teaching in athletic training will includesatisfying CAATE accreditation standards. This individual will alsofulfill academic duties including conducting research appropriateto the teacher-scholar model, academic advising, mentoring ofstudent research and other co-curricular experiences, and provideservice to the University and community. Assist withinterprofessional education and practice in association with otherhealth care related academic programs campus and local medicalcommunity. Assist with CAATE accreditation reviews and annualreports. Clinical Director coordinates preceptor trainings, siteagreements, evaluations and site selection. Provide supervision andmentoring of students in all aspects of the clinical program bothon and off campus.QualificationsRequired Qualifications:Current BOC, Inc Certification and in good standing. CurrentOklahoma Athletic Training Licensure and in good standing oreligible. Minimum of five years of clinical athletic trainingexperience and traditional athletic training experience at theUniversity level. Minimum of three years of preceptor experience.Experience with CAATE 2020 standards and the accreditationprocess.Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service isexpected. An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionallyaccredited or internationally recognized institution in the fieldspecified in the position announcement (exceptions require AcademicAffairs approval). **NOTE** If the doctorate is not obtained andsubmitted by the time of employment, the position rank will changeto TT-Instructor.Experience Preferred:High school athletic training clinical experience. Preference willbe given to candidates with demonstrated effectiveness in teachingat the postsecondary level. Experience utilizing various teachingplatforms – e.g. hybrid, face to face, all online. Evidence ofscholarly productivity, or the potential to be a productivescholar, especially as this scholarship informs their teaching orclinical athletic training perspectives. Strong oral and writtencommunication skillsKnowledge/Skills/Abilities:Excellence in teaching and demonstrated potential to publish highquality scholarly research. Previous teaching experience in highereducation environment at level of teaching assistant or higher isrequired. Candidate must provide evidence of teachingeffectiveness/excellence. Expertise in Leadership. Oral and writtencommunication skills. Willingness to teach in a variety ofinstructional formats (in-person, hybrid, and online) as needed andappropriate.Physical Demands:Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) maybe made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities toperform essential functions.last_img