Overview

Job Summary:
Teach undergraduate kinesiology and athletic training classes, advise students, conduct collaborative research, mentor student research and engage in (1) department, college, and university service, (2) professional service, (3) community service. Teaching will include classroom and practicum classes.

This position will serve as the clinical education coordinator, in the CAATE-accredited entry-level Athletic Training program, overseeing and supporting the clinical education aspects of the program as defined by CAATE standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

(1) Masters (MS/MA) in Athletic Training or a related field; (2) certified by and in good standing with the Board of Certification (BOC) and eligible for Michigan state licensure as an athletic trainer.

Preferred Qualifications:
(1) Doctoral degree (or ABD) in Athletic Training or a related field. (2) Clinical education experience in athletic training; (3) teaching experience in a CAATE-accredited program; (4) clinical experience in athletic training; (5) evidence of scholarly activity or the ability to establish research in one’s area of expertise preferred; (6) evidence of university, professional, and community service; (7) ability to teach courses in Kinesiology.

About SVSU: Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 90 programs of study for its more than 9,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff. The Chronicle of Higher Education recognized SVSU as a “Great College to Work For” in 2016.

SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. In 2015, SVSU received the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation.

SVSU is establishing itself as a leader in STEM education for the Great Lakes Bay Region, partnering with businesses, foundations and school districts to improve students’ performance in math and science at the middle school, high school and university levels.

More than 70 percent of SVSU freshmen live on campus in student housing. SVSU fields 17 varsity sports at the NCAA Division II level. The average class size is 24 students. For more information, please visit our website, http://www.svsu.edu.