Associate Professor/Program Director of Kinesiology

University of Louisiana at Monroe
March 16, 2023
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Associate Professor/Program Director of Kinesiology


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Full-Time 12-month Faculty


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  • Job Summary

    The Program Director of Kinesiology is appointed by the President upon the recommendation of the Academic Dean and the Vice President for Academic Affairs with approval of the Boards of Trustees for the University of Louisiana System. The Program Director holds academic rank as a teaching member in the Kinesiology program and is responsible to the Dean of the College of Health Sciences.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The specific duties of the Program Director includes, but are not limited to:

  • Managing the undergraduate and graduate Kinesiology programs
  • Responding to queries
  • Accreditation and program reports
  • Program budget and purchasing
  • Program marketing and communications
  • Student recruitment and retention
  • Faculty recruitment and retention
  • Faculty/staff evaluation and promotion, tenure, and merit recommendations
  • Program growth and curricular development
  • Teaching relevant courses
  • Other duties as needed.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Exercise Science, Sport Management, or related discipline in Kinesiology from an accredited institution.
  • Previous administrative experience with leadership skills that advocate a positive work environment, the desire and ability to form collaborative, transparent, and engaging work relationships with faculty.
  • The Program Director will be responsible for the strategic planning, fiscal management, and other administrative duties for the Kinesiology Programs.
  • Experience with traditional and online curriculum and program development that will continue moving the Kinesiology program forward.
  • Possess excellent, communication and interpersonal skills, values and has the dedication to mentor faculty in research and teaching.
  • Candidates should have a record of scholarship, acquiring external- funding, and successful teaching.
  • Candidates with Exercise Science background should have evidence of teaching in the following areas (exercise physiology, exercise prescription, biomechanics, strength and conditioning, nutrition, biomechanics, motor learning, etc.).
  • Candidates with a Sport Management background should have evidence of teaching in the following areas (sport law, sport finance, facility and event management, sport marketing, sport psychology, etc.).
  • Possess a commitment to student success at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  • Supplemental Information


    Employees are eligible for a full benefits package (health, dental, vision, life, retirement, leave, etc.) ULM offers a wide range of employee benefits. Read here for more information regarding benefits.


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