Director of Online Master of Arts in Coaching and Sport Education (355-973)

University of Denver in Colorado

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted June 9, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Part-time

The University of Denver (DU) is a nationally-ranked university in a thriving mid-sized city at the base of the Rocky Mountains. The Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) at  DU was created in 1976 to house one of the first Psy.D. programs in the country, under the then-new Vail training model (practitioner-scholar). It has been continuously accredited by the American Psychological Association since 1979. GSPP also provides three specialized master's programs, in forensic, international disaster, and sport and performance psychology. All programs provide comprehensive training for applied clinical work within an academic environment of cooperation and collaboration that fosters critical thinking and self-determined functioning. We are committed to promoting cultural competence in all our trainees. We use our knowledge of multiculturalism and individual differences to make our program as welcoming and inclusive as we can to all students, staff, and faculty. For more details on the department please visit: See 
Applications are invited for a full-time Director of Coaching and Sport Education online Masters program and open rank clinical faculty position. The Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) seeks to add a colleague to establish the new online program in coaching and sport education. This will be the first online program at the University of Denver, and has full university support. The Director will work closely with the sport & performance psychology program faculty in a collegial atmosphere with opportunities for mutual collaboration. Administrative duties include establishing logistics for the program such as curriculum, student recruitment, budgetary responsibility, hiring core and adjunct faculty as needed and budget permits, and representing the program in professional organizations and conferences. Faculty duties include teaching, advising, and participating as a core member of the GSPP faculty. Preferred start date is September 2014. Position will remain open until filled. Position is subject to budget availability.


Required Education and Qualifications:

Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to teaching, applied practice, and professional contribution
Candidates who are ABD as well as those with a Masters degree in coaching education or related field will be considered

Preferred Education and Qualifications:

Earned doctorate in coaching education or related field
We seek applicants with experience designing and implementing successful online coaching education programs

Instructions for candidates:
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested candidates must submit an application online at and include a resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 references. Once within the job description online, please click "New Resume/CV" at the bottom of the page to begin an application.  Only online applications will be accepted.  If you have questions regarding this position please contact Dr. Mark Aoyagi, Director, Master?s Program in Sport and Performance Psychology at 
Exempt positions at the University of Denver are posted for a minimum of 10 business days; however, applications are reviewed as submitted and it is in your best interest to complete your application as quickly as possible after the position is posted.
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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