Clinical Lecturer or Instructor- Head Coach Women's Wheelchair Basketball (Non-Tenure Track) - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(0809999)

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Detailed Job Description

The University of Alabama
College of Education
Department of Kinesiology
Adapted Athletics Program

Position: Clinical Lecturer or Clinical Instructor of Wheelchair Basketball (Non-Tenure Track)
Head Coach in Women’s Wheelchair Basketball

This position is for the Head Coach in Women’s Wheelchair Basketball at the University of Alabama. The person in this position will report to the Director of Adapted Athletics and will work with the Director, as well as, assistant coaches, athletic trainers, university faculty, recreation directors and university academic advisors to determine the appropriate practice, competition and training activities for high performance wheelchair athletes. The coach will represent the University of Alabama at various official functions and outreach activities. The coach will also recruit student athletes to the University of Alabama and direct supplemental wheelchair basketball camps and clinics as needed. This is a full-time position for one academic year period with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon satisfactory performance, departmental needs and funding availability.


Minimum Qualifications:
• For the Instructor rank, a Master’s degree in Kinesiology, Coaching, Exercise Science or a related field is required.
• For the Lecturer rank, a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, Coaching, Exercise Science or a related field is required. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, extensive wheelchair basketball coaching experience may be considered for the Lecturer rank.
• Wheelchair Basketball coaching and/or playing experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• Ability to plan and conduct daily wheelchair basketball practices
• Ability to coach a 30-35 game season that requires significant travel
• Ability to represent the University at official functions
• Ability to plan and direct wheelchair basketball camps and clinics

Additional Position Information

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Further information about the program is accessible at http://alabamaadapted.com.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to the Director of Adapted Athletics, Dr. Brent Hardin at bhardin@ua.edu.

Starting Date: August 16, 2016

Benefits:
• Health and Life Insurance
TIAA-CREF available
• Teachers’ Retirement System of Alabama

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately.

Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. A letter of application and resume/vita are required to complete the online application process. You have the option to attach a cover letter. You have the option to attach a list of names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references as Other Document 1.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit “official” transcripts of all coursework.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and the College of Education actively seeks diversity among its faculty and staff. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete online application and attach a current resume/vita. You have the option to attach a cover letter. You have the option to attach a list of names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references as Other Document 1.



Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • KINESIOLOGY
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Kinesiology & Exercise Science
  • Rehabilitation and Disability Studies
  • Sports Mgmt, Recreation & Leisure Studies
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
  • Multicultural Affairs and Affirmative Action
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Department Chair
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter