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  • Job opportunity: Director, School of Kinesiology at Louisiana State University

    Job Posting Title: Director, School of Kinesiology at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.

    The College of Human Sciences and Education at Louisiana State University (LSU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Director, School of Kinesiology. LSU is a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant institution, and a Carnegie Foundation designated Doctoral/Very High Research Activity university. With an enrollment over 34,000 students, LSU serves as the Flagship University of the State of Louisiana and is committed to excellence in research, teaching, and service.
    The School of Kinesiology is one of the largest and highest performing academic units at LSU. There are approximately 2500 undergraduate students and 150 graduate students in the School of Kinesiology (combined on-campus and online). Within, a research/teaching staff of about 30 manages the School of Kinesiology’s undergraduate (i.e., B.S.) and graduate degrees (M.S. and Ph.D.). The broad areas of study include: Exercise Physiology, Motor Behavior, Pedagogy and Psychological Sciences, Athletic Training, and Sport Administration/Management.

    Multiple undergraduate degree concentrations for the B.S. in Kinesiology include: Pre-Athletic Training, Fitness Studies, Human Movement Science, Physical Activity and Health, and Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification. In the B.S. Sport Administration degree option, there are concentrations available in Sport Leadership and Sport Commerce. With respect to minors, undergraduate opportunities are also offered for Coach Education, Health Sciences, and Sport Studies.
    Graduate degrees offered by the School of Kinesiology include: MS Kinesiology, MS Athletic Training, MS Sport Management, PhD Kinesiology, and PhD Kinesiology: Concentration- Sport Management.
    Lastly, it is important to note that accreditation is important within the School. For example, some programs also received additional accreditation through bodies such as the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) and Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA).

    Required Qualifications: PhD in related discipline of kinesiology (broadly interpreted) and eligibility for membership on the graduate faculty as a full professor; vision for kinesiology; strong record of scholarly research and grant activity, including publications in refereed journals; demonstrated teaching experience and competence at the university level; administrative experience at the university level, including supervision and support of graduate programs and knowledge of academic self-study and accreditation process(es).

    For more information, please visit the job posting site.

    LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer: LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (

    HCM Contact Information:
    Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed

    LSU School of Kinesiology | | 225-578-2036