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  • Position Announcement-Strength and Conditioning

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    Announcement of a Vacancy
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science
    Tenure Track Position in Strength and Conditioning
    Beginning August, 2003
    Position #150

    California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) invites applications from
    individuals interested in joining our dynamic and growing faculty. With a
    current student population in excess of 28,000, CSUS, the capital University
    is one of the larger campuses in the 23 campus California State University
    system, the largest system of higher education in the nation. The
    University is organized around seven colleges. There are approximately
    1,500 faculty who provide programs of instruction leading towards bachelor's
    degrees in 60 disciplines and master's degrees in 40 disciplines and one
    joint doctoral program.

    Sacramento is a high growth metropolitan area with a population of
    approximately 1.7 million. As California's capital, Sacramento is an
    advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan
    University, CSUS is committed to providing leadership in addressing
    significant regional needs and to enriching our liberal arts tradition. The
    proximity of CSUS to the California legislature and other agencies of state
    and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and
    students to participate in public service through policy research,
    internships, and employment.

    Minimum Qualifications


    Doctorate in Kinesiology or closely related field. ABD candidates will be
    considered, but degree must be completed within two years of appointment.

    Special Knowledge and Abilities:

    The applicant is required to have a strong academic background necessary to
    teach a variety of courses related to strength and conditioning. Preference
    will be given to applicants that are Certified Strength and Conditioning
    Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association
    (NSCA). Preference will be given to applicants that have the USA
    Weightlifting (USAW) Level I (Club Coach Course) certification. The
    applicant should have the ability to conduct research/scholarly activity,
    and the ability to work with diverse student populations.


    Preference will be given to applicants with successful university teaching
    experience related to the position assignment and a record of
    research/scholarly activity.


    The applicant will be expected to teach beginning weight training,
    intermediate weight training, advanced weight training, analysis of weight
    training, scientific basis of physical conditioning, beginning Olympic
    lifting, and weight training for life-long fitness. The applicant will be
    expected to teach a graduate course in strength and conditioning. The
    ability to serve as chair of theses committees is desirable.
    The applicant may be asked to teach in other areas based on departmental
    needs which might include required and elective courses in the major or in
    general education. The applicant will be expected to be involved with the
    CSUS Weight Lifting Team. The faculty member will serve on departmental
    committees, advise students, pursue scholarly/creative activities in area of
    expertise, and engage in community service.


    The position is tenure-track and will be at the Assistant Professor level.
    Salary range: $43,632-$55,008 (based on academic degree, teaching and
    professional experience).

    Application Procedure:

    Review of applications will begin January 13, 2003: position open until

    An applicant must submit letter of application, official transcripts of all
    college work (unofficial copies accepted until invited for interview), a
    curriculum vita, telephone numbers of at least five references who will
    speak to the professional qualifications of the applicant, and a statement
    of teaching and scholarly interests (can be included in the letter of
    application). Send materials to:

    Dr. Fred D. Baldini, Chair
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Science
    California State University, Sacramento
    6000 J Street
    Sacramento, CA 95819-6073

    California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) is a regional comprehensive
    public university. The Department of Kinesiology and Health Science at CSUS
    offers three degree programs: B.S. in Health Science, B.S. in Kinesiology,
    and a M.S. in Kinesiology.
    Options in the undergraduate program include Physical Education, Exercise
    Science, and Athletic Training. Options in the graduate program include
    Exercise Science and Sports Performance. The KHS Department is one of seven
    units in the College of Health and Human Services (Nursing, Social Work,
    Criminal Justice, Physical Therapy, Speech Pathology and Audiology,
    Recreation and Leisure Studies).

    A successful California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) faculty member
    will promote the values of CSUS as a public, regional, comprehensive,
    metropolitan university. The CSUS Strategic Plan notes that "teaching and
    learning infuse and motivate all that we do." In addition to positive
    contributions to teaching and learning, faculty are expected to engage in
    scholarship and to provide service to the university and to the greater
    community. At CSUS the quality of the education we provide is our top
    priority. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state
    and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity.

    California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal
    Opportunity employer, and has a strong institutional commitment to the
    principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly
    interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified
    people who would assist the University in meeting its Strategic Plan goal of
    pluralism: "To develop a campus community whose diversity enriches the
    lives of all and whose members develop a strong sense of personal and
    community identify as well as mutual respect." CSUS hires only those
    individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United

    In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and
    Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Sacramento has
    made crime reporting statistics available on-line at Print copies are available in the
    library, and by request from the Office of Public Safety and the Office of
    the Vice President for Student Affairs.

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