Adjunct Faculty - Principles of Coaching and Developing a Philosophy of Coaching

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7081327 (Ref.No. 21L332236)
Posted: July 19, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

The Masters of Athletic Leadership Program at Rider University seeks to hire an adjunct instructor for the Spring 2022 semester. This position is to teach two sequential online seven-week graduate courses: Principles of Coaching (ATHL 601) and Developing a Philosophy of Coaching (ATHL 602).

Position Requirements

Minimum of a MA/MS degree specifically related to leadership. Minimum ten years of full-time employment as assistant coach (strongly preferred) and at least five years of employment as full-time head coach (strongly preferred). Proven history of successful recruiting, developing and supervising assistant coaches, working with faculty and administration to promote athlete success and development, developing and maintaining team-based alumni relations, and successful overall competition record required. 

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 386 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of your commitment to diversity.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.


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