Assistant Professor of Athletic Training

  • Manchester University
  • Fort Wayne, IN
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Position: Assistant Professor of Athletic Training

Department: Athletic Training

Campus: Fort Wayne Campus

Job Responsibilities and Duties: 

This is a 12-month full-time faculty position, with primary teaching responsibilities in the CAATE-accredited Master of Athletic Training program. The initial appointment is for two years in a non-tenure track position with the possibility of conversion to a tenure-track appointment. Teaching responsibilities include full-time graduate athletic training courses and serving as clinical site coordinator from the months of October ´22 to January ´23. This individual reports to the Director of the Master of Athletic Training Program.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Teaching a full-time faculty load
  • Designing new courses and curricula, as necessary
  • Assessing student learning
  • Assisting with student recruitment
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings-full faculty, college, department, and committee-and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Meeting assigned classes regularly, beginning and ending class sessions as scheduled
  • Working in a professional and team-oriented manner with faculty, staff, and administrators

Secondary Job functions

  • Engaging in scholarly work to maintain contemporary expertise in the field
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as necessary
  • Developing course syllabi and teaching plans
  • Supporting students' personal and professional development
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate
  • Participate in the development, assessment, and revision of the didactic and clinical curricula
  • Participate in the development, assessment, and revision of the didactic and clinical curricula
  • Assist the program director with programmatic assessment and accreditation reports
  • Implementation of all current athletic training accreditation standards and future updates as set forth by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) and all content areas of Athletic Training Education.
  • Recruitment of future Master of Athletic Training Students
  • Serving as the Clinical Coordinator for a clearly defined period of time


  • Earned doctorate in Athletic Training or a related discipline (e.g. Rehabilitation, Higher Education, Physical Therapy)
  • Preferential consideration may be given to candidates with prior college teaching experience in a CAATE-accredited athletic training program
  • Preferential consideration may be given to candidates with dual credentials, ATC, PT
  • Current BOC certification and Indiana athletic training licensure required
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to teach undergraduate exercise science and graduate athletic training courses
  • Ability to deliver course content and assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with faculty colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students' legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds

General Information: Manchester University is an independent, liberal arts university with a campus in North Manchester, Ind., where approximately 1,300 students choose from at least 60 areas of undergraduate study, master's programs, and 21 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Our second campus in Fort Wayne is home to growing health science programs, including athletic training, nursing, nutrition and nutrigenomics, pharmacy, pharmacogenomics, and physical therapy.

Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing respect for ethnic, cultural, and religious pluralism and international consciousness. Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition. As an institution rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester University values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community.

Work Schedule: Most classes, meetings, and office hours are scheduled during the typical workday; however, there may be some evening and weekend responsibilities.

To Apply: We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume, teaching philosophy, and evidence of effective teaching. Questions can be emailed to

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.
Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.

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