Director Exercise Science Programs - American International College in Springfield Massachusetts

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American International College

Springfield, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Demonstrate knowledge of curriculum and accreditation standards for exercise science programs with strength & conditioning concentration and provide programmatic academic leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of exercise science programs. Recommend and oversee undergraduate or graduate program development or curriculum revision to reflect best practices in exercise science and health professions education Facilitate development/implementation of program goals & objectives Participate in conducting faculty performance appraisals Assist with recruitment, retention, and mentoring of faculty Work collaboratively with Admissions Office, Center for Academic Success, and other related offices to coordinate and oversee recruitment, retention, and advisement of students Actively participate in Dean's Leadership Council Contribute to course scheduling process that addresses program needs and maximizes School resources Work collaboratively with Admissions Office, Center for Academic Success, and other related offices to coordinate and oversee recruitment, retention, and advisement of students Keep abreast best practices in exercise science and related health professions education Management of personnel, student (including academic advisement as needed), resources, curriculum, and budget Active engagement in professional community to enhance visibility of School and programs. Monitor continued compliance with policies, academic standards, and accreditation requirements for respective programs Teach up to 4 credits per academic year. Attend scheduled general faculty, school faculty, and departmental faculty meetings; attend Town Hall meetings and Faculty Assembly meetings Attend required convocations, meetings, commencement, academic awards ceremonies, and workshops and be available to participate in activities that promote the College in a positive manner both on and off campus. Demonstrate commitment to inter-professional education Contribute to preparation of school documents such as, strategic/action plans, annual reports, catalogs, and other publications Facilitate oversight of quality control and accountability processes for programs Participate in the development and implementation of school wide initiatives to enhance the quality of programs Ensure continued compliance with policies and standards related to admission and progression of students in programs Other duties as assigned by Dean.


Strong commitment to high quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds Interest in active and collaborative learning and enthusiasm for working in an inter-professional setting Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students, faculty, and staff Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Blackboard, and the use of instructional technology to teach traditional, hybrid or online courses as needed and serve as a resource for faculty using these tools. Enthusiastic, committed teacher-scholar with demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship

Essential Functions

Doctorate (PhD/EdD) in exercise science or related field (or work completed towards doctorate). 3-5 years of experience as an athletic trainer and strength and conditioning coach; teaching experience at the collegiate level. Certification in Strength and Conditioning (CSCS) Administrative experience at the program or department level; BOC-certified Athletic Trainer with additional certification in Strength and Conditioning (CSCS

About AIC

American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

To Apply

Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references via this online application:

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AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keyword Phrases

  • Director Exercise Science Programs
  • Higher dedication
  • Diversity of our community
  • Student-centered
  • Academic Administration
  • Kinesiology & Exercise Science
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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