Adjunct Faculty - Master of Arts in Sport Coaching (MASC) & Certificates

Employer
University of Denver
Location
Denver, Colorado, USA
Salary
Negotiable

Job Details

At the Graduate School of Professional Psychology, our goal is to transform the way we think about and approach mental health, wellness, and sport. We do so through groundbreaking academic programs and experiential training that aims to ensure we can better meet the needs of the communities we serve. We are dedicated to developing exceptional practitioners and scholars by offering a well-rounded approach to education. Every single one of our programs blends valuable academic offerings, intensive field-based training, cutting-edge applied research, and constructive community engagement. Our academic programs are rooted in our history of service and have developed over time to meet the growing needs of society. For more information please visit http://psychology.du.edu. Founded in 2015, the Master of Arts in Sport Coaching was the first degree in GSPP history to be offered fully online. We have established additional fully online graduate certificates in in sport, strength and conditioning, and fitness coaching. As of fall 2021, were launching a new undergraduate minor in Kinesiology and Sport Studies, with plans for continued growth in students and degree offerings. The minor is an on-campus program, with the likelihood of offering some courses in summer or inter-term online. GSPP seeks to educate students to provide culturally competent services and coaching to clients, athletes, and the community. GSPP is committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment and encourages applications from individuals with minoritized identities. GSPP endeavors to create an accessible, affirming, and safe climate by actively engaging in the process of systemic transformation and accountability.

Position Summary

The Sport Coaching program at the Graduate School of Professional Psychology is accepting applications for adjunct faculty instructors to teach a variety of courses in the 2022-2023 academic year. The full course listing is available in the University of Denvers Graduate Bulletin: http://bulletin.du.edu/graduate/schoolscollegesanddivisions/professionalpsychology/professionalpsychology/#courseinventory. A preliminary schedule is available in the online course schedule located here: DU Course Offerings Search.

Essential Functions

Adjunct faculty are required to complete DU-wide online training, plan and teach courses (some courses are on-campus whereas most will be fully asynchronous online using Zoom), be available to meet with students online or in-person, respond to student questions, assign and grade papers and exams as appropriate, and adhere to all relevant DU policies and procedures, including assessment of educational outcomes and student data.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctoral or masters degree in Kinesiology, Sport Coaching, Psychology, Sociology or related field
  • Demonstrated current and relevant expertise

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience at the postsecondary level

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. *Please contact Rachel Caskey with any questions:

Application Deadline:
Applications are currently being accepted and reviewed for all quarters.

Course Rate

Adjunct Faculty are compensated at a rate of $1,090 per credit per course.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

Benefits:
The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter

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All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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