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Lecturer of Health and Physical Education

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Kinesiology, Exercise Science, and Phys Ed
Lecturer of Health and Physical Education

Job ID: 236291
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
The Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education is one of four units in the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services which have as their central focus the health, physical fitness, and human service needs of our community.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University invites applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer of Health and Physical Education faculty position in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education starting August 1, 2022.

The Department seeks a faculty member who can provide leadership and teaching support for a growing coaching education minor as well as instructional capacity for courses in the health and physical education major. The bulk of duties will fall under coaching education. Responsibilities include:
  1. Developing and teaching coaching education courses.
  2. Mentoring students' curricular, field -based learning, and assisting with internship activities in the coaching minor.
  3. Demonstrating an ability to foster collaborative relationships across disciplines, with the community at-large, and within the health, physical education, and coaching profession.
  4. Performing institutional and professional service tasks necessary to enhance program, departmental, college, and university goals.
Required Qualifications
The successful candidate must have an earned masters degree, or its foreign equivalent, in kinesiology, coaching education, health and physical education, physical activity, or other closely related field. Candidates must have excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication and teaching skills, experience collaborating with others, experience in supervision and is active in serving the discipline through professional service.

Preferred Qualifications
The successful candidate should have: 1) Successful teaching experience at the college level in an area related to coaching education, health, fitness, and physical education, 2) Current or recent experience in higher education; 3) The desire to cultivate partnerships for internships and experiential learning; 4) Familiarity with experiential teaching methods in all types of course modalities; 5) Evidence of strong commitment to student success; and 6) Experience with students learning outcomes assessment.

Required Documents to Attach
  1. a curriculum vita
  2. a cover letter describing qualifications for the position, teaching philosophy, and commitment to diversity and inclusion
  3. unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be requested upon hire)
  4. names and contact information of three references.
Apply Before Date
For full consideration, please apply by January 10, 2022. This position is open until filled.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Brian Culp,, 470-578-7598.

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.

Participant ID: 61415

Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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