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Lecturer/Coach in Health and Physical Education

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Position Title::

Lecturer/Coach in Health and Physical Education

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Full-time or Part-time::

Full Time


Health, Physical and Secondary Education

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EHRA (Faculty)

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Hiring Range::

Commensurate with Education and Experience

Minimum salary::

Commensurate with Education and Experience

Maximum salary::

Commensurate with Education and Experience

Overall Position Competency::

Flat Rate

Description of primary duties and responsibilities::

The Department of Health, Physical and Secondary Education seeks applications for one lecturer/coach to teach undergraduate courses related to health and physical education and/or sport management content in the department. The faculty member will teach courses in the Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education degree and licensure programs. Primary teaching responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in Physical Education activity classes, Health and Wellness courses, or other health and physical education/sport management related courses. Other duties will include providing service to the department, school and university and coaching responsibilities. The successful candidate will start work in July 2022.The full-time lecturer/coach faculty position is non-tenure track.

The primary purpose of the Department of Athletics is to provide a program of intercollegiate athletics for students at the university. The Department of Athletics accepts the challenge of creating an environment whereby student-athletes are both progressing academically in a degree program leading towards graduation and competing athletically against the highest level of competition. Each student-athlete is viewed as an individual whose general health, fitness, and emotional development are of significant value. The Department of Athletics takes pride in its compatibility with the mission of the university and recognizes the opportunity to give Fayetteville State University recognition on the state, regional and national levels.

Description of Work Continued::

Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to make the following contributions to the Department of Health, Physical and Secondary Education:

  • Teach undergraduate HPE level courses in the department.
  • Collaborate with other faculty and students to achieve the departmental vision and developing high quality programs for students and practitioners.
  • Actively serve on department, college, and university committees and fulfill various other assignments.

Athletics/Coaching Position Description:
The primary purpose of this position is to plan, implement, and administer all activities associated with the university’s NCAA Division II football program in the Department of Athletics. The position will provide leadership, direction, management, and coordination of all activities in concert with the mission of the university. The general details inherent to the principle functions of the position are as follows:
  • Assist in the recruitment of talented student-athletes. Performs any duties pertaining to recruiting established by the HFC
  • Assist in the administration and supervision of the program by developing the team for sport competition
  • Assist with planning, conduct, and oversight of daily practice of student-athletes with specific emphasis on running backs
  • Prepare weekly offensive scouting reports
  • Attendance at all team contests, home and away.
  • Aids with housing of students in University Place Apartments
  • Promote the university, the Athletic Department and the football team through public relations activities and the Sports Information Office
  • Maintain a professional level of conduct, including compliance with Conference and NCAA legislation
  • Attend and participate in departmental, conference, and college-wide meetings related to duties and responsibilities
  • Assist the Head Football Coach and Director of Athletics with fundraising and in additional responsibilities as needed

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::

An earned master’s in Health and Physical Education, Health and Human Performance, Exercise and Sports Science, Sport Management or a related field is required. A degree focus in pedagogy is preferred. A strong commitment to undergraduate education and a desire to prepare outstanding teachers, evidence of scholarly endeavors and a record of professional and community involvement/service is expected. We prefer candidates with K-12 Health and Physical Education teaching experience and teaching in a college/university teacher preparation program. This position requires a commitment to strong K-16 relationships and to working in a diverse workplace.

Preferred Qualifications::

3+ years of experience with Health and Physical education curriculum or similar field
Candidates with K-12 Health and Physical Education (license) teaching experience is preferred.

Open Until Filled::


Additional Information for Applicants:

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.

EEO Statement::

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement:

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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Working at Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville State University (FSU) is a member of the prestigious University of North Carolina System. Situated in southeastern North Carolina, FSU prides itself in being in one of the most diverse cities in the country and neighbor to one of the nation’s largest military installations – Fort Bragg.

FSU has a rich history that serves as genesis for its current status as a leading institution of higher learning. A year after the Civil War ended, the Phillips School provided primary education to Fayetteville’s black citizens, and the Sumner School provided intermediate education for this population. The two schools were consolidated in 1869 and dedicated in April of that year as the Howard School, in honor of the Freedman’s Bureau chief General O.O. Howard. Seven prominent African-American men pooled $136 to purchase two lots for the first building that housed the Howard School. Robert Harris was named the first principal of the Howard School.

In 1877, the Howard School became not just the first public normal school for African Americans in North Carolina but also the first state-sponsored institution for the education of African-American teachers in the South. It was renamed the State Colored Normal School in Fayetteville that year, Fayetteville State Teachers College in 1939, Fayetteville State College in 1963, and Fayetteville State University in 1969.

While FSU’s roots are as a teacher education institution, it now offers nearly 70 degrees at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels. Many of the programs are accredited by the top agencies. The university’s School of Business and Economics is endorsed by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB is one of the most prestigious and rigorous accrediting bodies for business programs in higher education. Currently, less than one-third of U.S. business programs and only 15% of the world's business programs have earned AACSB accreditation. Receipt of this distinguished accreditation provides evidence that FSU’s School of Business and Economics has established itself as a leader among business schools. Additionally, the Master of Business Administration program has been cited by U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review as one of the best graduate business school programs in the country. The Department of Criminal Justice is accredited by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). FSU’s criminal justice program is the only such program in North Carolina to hold ACJS certification.

FSU is rapidly becoming a center for research and technology. In spring 2010, the university, in conjunction with the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, cut the ribbon on the Southeastern North Carolina Regional Microanalytical and Imaging Center. The center is home to the electron microprobe, an advanced imaging tool that magnifies objects up to 300,000 times.

FSU is a partner in the community. The institution has formulated a strong relationship with the local municipality and with civic and social organizations in the area. The institution enjoys its partnership with its military neighbors. In the coming years, as a result of Base Realignment
and Closure (BRAC), Fort Bragg will be home to more than 50,000 soldiers and some of the nation’s top military brass. To address their educational needs, FSU has implemented a degree in intelligence studies with plans to offer more academic programs with the military in mind.

Students who come to FSU know they will be learning in a nurturing environment from some of the top scholars in their respective fields. As they matriculate, they know their degrees will prepare them to be 21st century global scholars, change agents, and contributing members of society.

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