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Bob Titzer
09-15-1997, 02:43 AM
Position: Department Head - Kinesiology and Health Studies
Institution: Southeastern Louisiana University
Location: Louisiana

DEPARTMENT HEAD
KINESIOLOGY and HEALTH STUDIES

SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY
Hammond, Louisiana

Southeastern Louisiana University has extended its search for
applicants for a 12-month tenure track Department Head for
Kinesiology and Health Studies available January 1998. The
University, one of the nation's fastest-growing regional,
comprehensive, interactive universities, enrolls over 15,000
undergraduate and graduate students. Hammond is centrally
located within an hour's drive of New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and
the Mississippi Gulf Coast, affording extensive cultural,
recreational, and research opportunities.

One of four departments in the College of Education,
Kinesiology and Health Studies has 21 full time faculty, over
450 undergraduate majors, and 40 graduate students. The
department offers the B.A. in Kinesiology with concentrations in
Health Promotion and Exercise Science, Dance, Sports Management,
Athletic Training, and Teacher Certification. The graduate
degree is an M.A. in Health Studies & Kinesiology, with
concentrations in Health Studies, Kinesiology, Health Promotion
and Exercise Science.

Qualifications: Required earned doctorate in one of the
disciplines represented in the department; the ability to
communicate effectively; evidence of successful research and
professional achievement; strong leadership and organizational
skills; commitment to all the department's programs and the
diverse lines of research among faculty; demonstrated success in
teaching; and overall qualifications that will merit a faculty
appointment of full professor or associate professor (with
promise of achieving full professor). Preferred record of success
in obtaining external support for scholarly activities; national
visibility within the profession; understanding of fiscal
management in higher education; and a record of success in
curriculum development.

Salary and Applications: Competitive salary commensurate with
experience, qualifications, and rank. Applications will be
accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications
will begin in September. Send letter of application,
professional vita, reprints of published research, copy of ALL
transcripts (originals required upon employment), and five
letters of recommendation to:

Chair, Search Committee for Department Head
Kinesiology and Health Studies
SLU 845
Hammond, LA 70402

SLU is an AA/ADA/EEO employer.