Overview

The College of St. Scholastica is seeking a faculty colleague with demonstrated ability to work with diverse cultures at an assistant professor rank for the professional Master’s degree program in Athletic Training. This is a 9-month position with rank and tenure status commensurate with qualifications.

Start date is negotiable for either spring or summer 2018. The successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be to teach within the curriculum of the MS in Athletic Training. Course assignments will be based on the best blend of expertise with existing faculty. Additional duties include assisting the department faculty with maintaining CAATE accreditation.

Athletic Training is located in the School of Health Sciences (SHS) and is a peer to other departments including Exercise Physiology, Health Information and Informatics Management, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant and Social Work. The College offers classroom, laboratory, and clinical facilities supporting the program, and the community has a rich system of medical facilities and services.

Responsibilities:

– Teach, mentor, and advise graduate Athletic Training students

– Work collaboratively with Athletic Training faculty colleagues and colleagues from other disciplines

– Maintain active involvement in state and national professional organizations

– Contribute to an educational and work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.

– Engage in scholarship

– Engage in the academic life of the College

– Participate in professional and civic activities.

Required Qualifications:

– Current national certification in good standing with Board of Certification (BOC, Inc.) and a minimum three years post graduate clinical experience.

– Registered or eligible for registration as an athletic trainer in the state of Minnesota.

– Demonstrated ability to perform the teaching, scholarship and service requirements of the College through preparation and experience; with a particular emphasis on the duties as outlined.

– Background sufficient to instruct courses in three or more of the following content areas: Anatomy; Therapeutic Exercise; Therapeutic Modalities; Screening and Health Promotion; Nutrition; Orthopedic Assessment; or Advanced Practice Skills i.e. casting, diagnostic imaging, advanced wound closure techniques or other emerging skills.

– Evidence of cultural competence and demonstrated success in working with diverse populations of students.

Preferred Qualifications:
– Doctorate completed or in progress preferred (Master’s candidates with appropriate qualifications and experience will be considered).

– Ability and motivation to incorporate contemporary academic technology.

– Professional involvement in athletic training (state, district, or national level).

– Evidence of strong background in clinical practice and education.

– Evidence or potential for grant writing.

– Evidence of formal training in diversity/cultural competence and academic experiences and interests in culturally diverse groups.

– Ability to implement community engagement and service learning initiatives that result in research productivity.

– Potential to maintain an appropriate level of professional clinical practice.

 

For more information and to apply, visit www.css.edu.  The College of St. Scholastica is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in individuals who value and support the rich Catholic Benedictine heritage of the College of St. Scholastica.

Apply online at: http://www.csshrjobs.com

About The College of St. Scholastica

THE COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA: AN OVERVIEW

CSS was founded in 1912 under the sponsorship of the Benedictine Sisters, with a mission of providing intellectual and moral preparation for responsible living and meaningful work within the context of Catholic Benedictine values. The founding Benedictine Sisters offered courses to a class of six women students on the stately and beautiful Duluth campus.  Today CSS programs are offered to more than 4,400 undergraduate and graduate students on the main campus in Duluth, as well as an online campus and satellite campuses in Brainerd, Cloquet, Hibbing, Grand Rapids, Inver Grove Heights, Rochester, Austin, St. Cloud, and St. Paul.  The guiding principles of the Benedictines run deep in the roots of life at CSS. The College’s mission is to develop thoughtful and engaged leaders, sharpened and sensitized by their educational experience who are prepared and committed to serving and transforming the world. The values at the heart of the College mission---community, hospitality, respect, stewardship, and love of learning---animate the college community experience.

DULUTH, MINNESOTA

Duluth is a beautiful and vibrant city of 86,000 set on the shore of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake by surface area in the world. For outdoor enthusiasts, Duluth offers four seasons of first-rate opportunities: beaches, bike paths, jogging trails, ski resorts, cross-country skiing trails, boating and fishing sites, and rinks for skating, curling, and hockey. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is an easy drive. Outside magazine has recently named Duluth as the number one “Outside City” in the US. The magazine also named Duluth as a runner-up for the “best adventure hub” in a worldwide survey of destinations for outdoor activities. The College was also pleased to learn that the nonprofit American Institute for Economics ranked Duluth as one of America’s best small metropolitan areas for college students. Similarly, the travel site DreamPlanGo named Duluth in the Top Ten of America’s Most Scenic College Towns. Duluth’s public schools are Minnesota’s most highly ranked, the cost of living is considered reasonable, and the city has more acres of municipal public parks than any other city in the country. The arts scene is booming with galleries, music venues, and a lively theater and dance community.