Assistant/Associate Professor of Recreation & Leisure Studies
Job no: 494400
Position Type: Faculty (Full-Time) Location: Brockport Division/Equivalent: Academic Affairs School/Unit: Recreation and Leisure Categories: Faculty (Full-Time)
Assistant/Associate Professor and Chair - Recreation & Leisure Studies
The College at Brockport
The Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies at The College at Brockport, State University of New York is accepting applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor and chair. Rank to be determined commensurate with background and experience. Anticipated start date is August 2020.
Major Responsibilities The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in recreation and leisure studies. They will teach courses in the core curriculum, recreation management, tourism management, and/or therapeutic recreation concentrations. They will engage in scholarly activities, engage in student advisement and mentoring, serve on committees at the departmental, school and college levels, and serve as Department chairperson.
Doctoral degree in Recreation & Leisure Studies or related discipline by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university. University teaching experience. Ability to conduct independent research. Ability to teach recreation management and/or tourism management and/or therapeutic recreation courses. Experience in administration and committee management. Demonstrated potential for increasing the diversity of the curriculum, student body or faculty through teaching/mentoring.
Familiarity with COAPRT standards. Experience in academic advisement. Evidence of grantsmanship.
Department Description The Department of Recreation & Leisure Studies prepares practitioners who are committed to the highest level of professionalism and leadership in order to positively influence the quality of life of the communities they serve. The Department offers students three concentrations from which to choose: Recreation Management, Tourism Management, and Therapeutic Recreation. The Department is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT).
The College The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters' programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.
Salary and Benefits Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances, healthcare and dependent care savings accounts.
Application Instructions Review of application materials will begin immediately and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should apply online at jobs.brockport.edu.
For consideration, please submit 1.) Letter of Application; 2.) CV; 3.) List of three professional references. Letter of application should specifically address the required and preferred qualifications.
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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College's commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.
The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.
Founded in 1835, The College at Brockport is a nationally recognized comprehensive public college focused on student success. We are proud of our academic quality and exceptional value. Our 464-acre campus has 67 buildings occupying about one-quarter of the campus, with rolling grassy fields and wooded land. Each year, The College at Brockport awards approximately 25 percent of all bachelor's degrees in the Rochester area, with many alumni staying in Rochester to work or attend graduate school. Our alumni serve in leadership roles in business, government, public safety, health care, the arts, sciences and education.