The field is small and specialized, but growing in popularity. As it grows and changes, the program requires strong teaching faculty to guide the next generation of sport and performance psychology practitioners. The program is currently seeking part-time faculty to develop online courses and teach in the Applied Sport and Performance Psychology Master's Program online and/or on-campus in Oakland (when possible). Candidates should also be able to supervise interns during their applied performance placements in the program. Candidates should have broad and strong knowledge of the theoretical principles underlying the field and well as experience of applying this knowledge and mental training skills to work with a range of performers. They should have experience of working in the field with performers.
Essential Functions of Positions: Develop online learning materials for graduate students in a specialized applied program. Instruct students in an online and/or on-campus classroom setting in theoretical and applied concepts within sport and performance psychology. Guide students on the various facets of becoming practitioners, including using mental skills training in the field and ethics and professionalism. Adjunct faculty will also supervise interns for their applied placements (there are three placements required in the program). These must be by faculty who are Certified Mental Performance Consultants (CMPC) through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). Typical duties for teaching faculty include updating course syllabi and the online platform shell with appropriate content, plus relevant dates, timely materials, hosting office hours, giving timely feedback and grading assignments, responding to student inquiries and concerns in a timely fashion. Typical duties for supervising faculty include weekly meetings with interns, reviewing audio and video sessions of the work with individuals and teams, providing feedback on the intern's work, assessing the progress of the intern and efficacy of the work and providing a mid-point and final supervisor evaluation of the intern. Place a strong emphasis on the mission and program learning outcomes of the program and the values of the institution.
Qualifications and Experience:
Master's or Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution in Sport and Performance Psychology or related field. All faculty are expected to be experts in their field. Current Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) status. College or university teaching experience with a graduate level population in online and on-campus modalities. Must have excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
To Apply: The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University faculty employment application, cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
*We are unable to offer remote work outside of the state of California.
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Nestled in the Oakland, CA hills with a panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay, HNU is rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, empowering a diverse student body for leadership and service. Guided by the core values of the Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, HNU is a progressive, inclusive, and rigorous academic community offering a liberal arts and professional education. We prepare students to think critically and imaginatively, to understand and employ the veraious modes of knowledge, to communicate clearly and persuasively, and to promote the common good. Visit our website at www.hnu.edu to learn more about Holy Names University.