St. Cloud State University

SCSU LogoThe Department of Kinesiology at St. Cloud State University includes undergraduate degree programs in Recreation/Sport Management, Athletic Training, Community Health and Health/Physical Education as well as graduate programs in Sport Management and Exercise Science. We seek a broadly trained individual who is student-centered and committed to quality undergraduate and graduate teaching in Recreation/Sport Management.

Teaching undergraduate and graduate recreation/sport management courses including, but not limited to, marketing, financing, personnel management, liability/risk management, facility management, leadership and other classes based on the applicant’s background and curricular needs of the Department.
Engage undergraduate and graduate students in professional development
Participate in departmental, school, university and community service activities.
Engagement in scholarship and professional development activities *Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at:


  • Masters or doctoral degree in recreation management and/or sport management
  • Evidence of experience with experiential learning instruction or classroom teaching
  • Evidence of competence in using technology in the classroom
  • Evidence of demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds. Preferred:
  • Doctorate degree or ABD
  • Teaching experience at collegiate level
  • Work and/or consulting experience in recreation/sport management
  • Experience working with Council on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) and/or Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT) standards
  • Experience with undergraduate and graduate internships and capstone experiences

Supplemental Information:

  • On its campus along the Mississippi River 70 miles northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul, St. Cloud State University is a community of 16,000 students participating in challenging academic experiences and vibrant campus life. St. Cloud State students prepare for life, work and citizenship by exploring the world around them and making it better – taking knowledge out of the classroom and into the community and the global workplace to make an impact. St. Cloud State has built its identity around four learning commitments essential to a well-rounded education: active and applied learning, community engagement, sustainability and global and cultural understanding. These commitments complement a rigorous academic structure offering more than 200 majors, minors and pre-professional programs, 60 graduate programs and 240 student organizations. Now Minnesota’s second largest university, St. Cloud State began as a normal school in 1869 and became St. Cloud State Teachers College in 1921. Bachelor’s degrees were first offered in 1925 and master’s degrees in 1957. In 1975 the institution became St. Cloud State University, and in 2005 state universities were authorized to offer doctoral programs in applied fields of study. Doctorate of Education in Higher Education Administration and Doctorate of Education in Educational Administration and Leadership programs are offered at St. Cloud State, which is the largest of 31 institutions within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system. A diverse mix of students from Midwestern towns and U.S. metropolitan areas are learning alongside more than 1,000 international students from 82 countries.
  • Only complete applications will be considered. A complete application will include the following: · Cover Letter · Resume/Curriculum Vitae · Contact information for three (3) current, professional references · Copies of Transcript(s) (undergraduate/graduate/PhD); if advanced to finalist, official transcripts will be required. Contact Information: Terri Sheehan, Search Committee Chair

Phone: 320-308-3103

St. Cloud State University is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities, women, LGBT, persons with disabilities and veterans. St. Cloud State University is a member of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.

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