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POSITION:  Adjunct Faculty - Athletic Trainer Instructor *Applicant Pool

COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT:  College of Health Professions

SUPERVISOR TITLE:  Director of Athletic Training Education

FLSA STATUS:  Exempt

EXEMPTION:  Teacher Exemption

LOCATION:  Abilene

TARGET HIRE DATE:  7/1/2020

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Dr. David Stuckey at dstuckey@hsutx.edu

SUMMARY/SCOPE: The Masters Program of Athletic Training is seeking adjuncts to teach various courses. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Teaching course(s) in HSU's Master of Athletic Training Program

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Required:

Minimum of master’s degree in Athletic Training or related field

Evidence of instructional effectiveness and enthusiasm for teaching

Familiarity with Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) standards  and National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) educational competencies

Preferred Qualifications:

Five years experience as an athletic trainer

Experience in CAATE-accredited academic program and/or preceptor

Experience with teaching athletic training/exercise science/kinesiology courses

Familiarity with various types of educational technology

Specific knowledge related to course(s) being taught

Earned doctorate

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Board of Certification (BOC) certified athletic trainer

Texas licensed athletic trainer (or eligible)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The job is typically sedentary. Must be able to sit for long periods of time while performing office and computer operations.

Must be able to stand and walk during teaching

Must have physical dexterity to demonstrate and perform diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation techniques (including bending, kneeling, stooping, carrying, pushing & occasionally lifting 20-50 pounds)

Must be able to communicate effectively and sensitively with students and colleagues, including individuals from different cultural and social backgrounds; this includes, but is not limited to, the ability to establish rapport with students and communicate information effectively

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Classroom and/or online education

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

This position is a part-time/temp adjunct position (no more than 29 hours per week) with teaching load at the Hardin-Simmons University campus.

Must be a resident of the state of Texas

EEO / ADA Statement:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, HSU complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws including those prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, sex, pregnancy, race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information and military service. HSU is a private university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, and may lawfully consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. HSU is committed to hiring faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith and fully support HSU’s mission.  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HSU provides reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the organization or would change the essential functions of the job. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to Human Resources.

BACKGROUND SCREEN:

HSU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal law. HSU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university’s financial and physical assets. Therefore, Hardin-Simmons University conducts background checks. Depending on the position applicants may also be required to consent to a credit check as part of the background check process. As a non-profit institution of higher education committed to Christian faith and values, the University exercises its rights under state and federal law to use religion as a factor in making employment decisions.