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The School of Health and Consumer Sciences is inviting applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position with the rank of Assistant Professor in Sport and Recreation Management. The role of this faculty member will be to teach courses in the graduate Sport and Recreation Administration program as well as the undergraduate Sport and Recreation Management program. Successful applicants will have a commitment to student success, establish an independent research program, mentor student research, engage with sport and recreation industry to support the program, and participate in service responsibilities at the university and national levels. Applications are encouraged from individuals whose experience and scholarly focus will complement the Sport and Recreation Program mission. Appointment date will be Fall of 2023.
South Dakota State University promotes access to and opportunities for all to receive the benefit of and participate in education, research, and service and is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to this land-grant mission of access.
Commensurate with qualifications.
South Dakota State University offers a wide range of benefits including medical, dental, and flexible benefits, retirement plans, compensation packages, paid holidays, and vacation leave. Employees also have access to internal and state-sponsored training as well as reduced tuition for state-supported courses at all State of South Dakota academic institutions.
South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive university with more than 200 academic programs, an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students, and over $60 million annual research expenditures.
South Dakota State University offers a rich academic experience in an environment of inclusion and access through inspired, student-centered education, creative activities and research, innovation and engagement that improve the quality of life in South Dakota, the region, the nation and the world. Its employees embrace the university’s core values of being people-centered, expanding knowledge through creativity, embracing organizational and personal integrity, commitment to diversity of thought, and excellence through continuous improvement.
The School of Health and Consumer Science consists of undergraduate programs in, Community and Public Health, Exercise Science, Physical Education Teacher Education, Sports and Recreation Management, Nutrition and Dietetics, Aviation Education, Consumer Affairs, Fashion Studies and Apparel Merchandising, and Leadership and Management of Nonprofit Organizations and graduate programs in Athletic Training, Nutrition and Exercise Science, Sport and Recreation Administration, Family Financial Planning, Merchandising, and Dietetics. The department serves approximately 650 undergraduate majors, 100 graduate majors and 35 faculty/staff.
As the state’s 1862 Morrill Act land-grant institution, the work of South Dakota State University is carried out on its main resident campus in Brookings, at sites in Sioux Falls, Pierre, Rapid City, and Aberdeen, and through Extension offices and Agricultural Experiment Station research sites across South Dakota.
Jackrabbits Athletics competes as an NCAA Division I member with membership in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, the Summit League and the Big XII for wrestling.
Brookings is home to approximately 24,000 residents and is located 60 miles north of Sioux Falls and 200 miles west of Minneapolis. Brookings is listed as an ideal community for families, students, young professionals, and retirees, and is rated among the safest and most vibrant cities in South Dakota.
The Brookings Public School District educates approximately 3,300 K-12 students and ranks among the state’s highest academic achieving school districts. The district includes three elementary schools, an intermediate school for fourth and fifth grade, one middle school, and a high school.
The city also boasts an abundance of attractions and activities, including the Children’s Museum of South Dakota, Dakota Nature Park, South Dakota Art Museum, McCrory Gardens, South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum, Outdoor Adventure Center and the Brookings Summer Arts Festival.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position is open until filled with preference given to applications received byJuly 17, 2023.
South Dakota State University accepts applications through an online employment site. To apply, visit: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu, search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this job.” This system will guide you through the electronic application form. This employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement, Curriculum Vitae, and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references. Email applications will not be accepted. Please contact South Dakota State University Human Resources at 605-688-4128 if you require assistance with this process.
Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, successful completion of a criminal background check.
South Dakota State University is a tobacco free environment. It is university policy to maintain a drug-free environment and to thereby establish, promote, and maintain a safe and healthy working and learning environment for employees and students. This position is subject to South Dakota State University’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy 4:14.
For questions on the position, please contact Bryan Romsa at 605-688-6389 or Bryan.Romsa@sdstate.edu.