Location: Tishomingo , Oklahoma
Required Education: Masters
Coaching – Basketball
General Description/Primary Purpose:
Provide excellent instruction in college health, wellness, and physical education courses and contribute to campus-wide activities by performing essential functions as listed below.
Classification: Faculty Exempt- Exact placement depends on academic level and qualifying experience.
Appointment: 10 month appoint- renewable annually.
- Health, Wellness, and Human Performance Instructor Requirements:
- Earned Master’s degree with specialization in Health and Wellness, Exercise Science/Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Sports Administration, or related field with at least 18 graduate hours in discipline and/or combination of education and experience.
- Successful teaching experience at the high school and/or college levels.
- Experience with field and/or clinical supervision in exercise science, exercise physiology or sport pedagogy.
2. Preferred Experience:
- Demonstrated competence in coaching previous experience on the college level preferred/or by having a successful high school tenure/or by demonstrating a knowledge of the game through college varsity participation
- Experience and/or training in teaching students from a variety of racial and cultural backgrounds.
3. Professionalism: A Murray State College faculty is expected to demonstrate dedication to teaching and to show professional competence and enthusiasm in the performance of all responsibilities.
4. Essential Job Functions
- primary responsibility: teach 6 hours per semester which could include courses at the Tishomingo or Ardmore campus.
- maintain an up-to-date and complete syllabus for each course taught
- direct all phases of the Men’s Basketball program including: recruiting, scheduling, and academically advising students in this sport.
- produce and direct summer men’s basketball camps
- scouting and fundraising at the discretion of the Athletic Director
- develop and teach courses in academic discipline
General Faculty Job Functions:
- Demonstrate scholarly standards of academic excellence and rigor, and exhibit the traits befitting that of a distinguished faculty member
- Demonstrate experience and/or willingness to learn and use state-of-the-art technology in the delivery of instruction and other office duties.
- Demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity to cultural diversity as it impacts curricula and instructional practices and show a willingness to work effectively in a culturally diverse workplace and not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran.
- Support the mission of the college.
- Promote and maintain a positive attitude of service toward students, coworkers and others.
- Participate in community service activities and programs.
- Promote and support service learning activities.
- Develop and use assessment of student learning methods at least every two weeks and contribute to campus-wide assessment projects.
- Use appropriate evaluation instruments to measure student progress at specified intervals.
- Maintain in coordination with other department faculty (adjunct and fulltime) an up-to-date, complete, and well-organized syllabus for each course taught as set forth by the Office of Academic Affairs.
- Develop and maintain curricula that appropriately reflect current knowledge in the discipline.
- Cooperate with departmental faculty in the selection of textbooks and teaching materials.
- Maintain a minimum of six scheduled office hours. Provide flexible office hours by appointment to accommodate students’ schedules when necessary.
- Include a writing component in each course and encourage students to utilize the “Help Center”.
- Incorporate the use of the MSC library in all courses and make recommendations for library purchases.
- Assist in recommending purchases and maintaining an accurate inventory of all equipment and supplies.
- Actively support clubs and extra-curricular activities.
- Serve on and contribute to campus-wide committees.
- Support the President’s Scholars Program.
- Implement strategies to enhance college recruitment, retention, and graduation rates.
- Participate in applicable professional development activities, including the All Employee Meetings.
- Carry out assigned duties and responsibilities and duties associated with the annual interscholastic contest.
- Following institutional policy, efficiently use a work study position(s) (when available) to help in the accomplishment of other general responsibilities.
- Serve as a mentor to adjunct faculty.
- Attain ability to commute to distance learning sites.
- Participate in strategic planning initiatives (including Taskstream) and align instructional, program, and departmental goals with the MSC Strategic Plan.
- Contribute to the overall institutional focus to perpetuate student success.
- Support the institutional General Education program.
- Perform other duties as may be assigned by supervisors.