The Department of Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration at California State University, Sacramento, is seeking applications for a probationary faculty appointment in the area of Recreation Therapy. This is a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank beginning with the fall 2017 semester. Priority Review of applications will begin October 14, 2016; position open until filled.
Education: Ph.D. (or comparable degree). At a minimum, an applicant must have at least one degree in Recreation (or equivalent) with an emphasis/concentration in Recreation Therapy. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctoral degree by August 2018. Certifications: Current CTRS is required. Additional Requirements: A strong academic background in recreation therapy is required. Applicants must demonstrate teaching experience related to the subject matter. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to teach in the recreation core (which may include some but not necessarily all of the following: an introduction to the discipline, programming, management, administration, leadership, budgeting and accounting, discipline-related legal topics, marketing, research methods, etc.). Applicants must show a willingness to work with diverse groups and a willingness to work with professional organizations in recreation therapy.
The Department of Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration in the College of Health and Human Services offers a BS (with concentrations in both Recreation and Park Management, and Recreation Therapy) and MS in Recreation Administration. Approximately 400 majors are enrolled in our undergraduate program which is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related... Professions (COAPRT). We are a growing faculty and are committed to innovative teaching, quality research, and providing valuable service to the community. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join us this fall in a lecturer position that combines both teaching and practitioner duties. In addition to teaching, this individual will serve as the Inclusive Recreation Specialist for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of all All-In-Recreation (AIR) programs and events at The WELL (the University’s health and wellness center).