Employment

Web Developer

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The United States Sports Academy is looking for a Web Developer. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the underlying database applications associated with a dynamic website. Responsible for maintaining confidentiality at all times.

B.S. in Computer Science preferred; equivalent exp. in MIS/CS and 5+ years web development exp. acceptable. Five years object-oriented programming, specifically with PHP and Ruby on Rails. Advanced knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript a must. Operations and deployment experience, server administration knowledge or experience, source code management and database design a plus.

Email, fax or mail letter of interest & resume with portfolio: USSA, Attn: HR, 1 Academy Dr., Daphne, AL 36526; jobs@ussa.edu; or Fax 251-621-2527. EOE.

Chair of Sports Exercise Science

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The Departmental Chair will provide instruction in both residential and online settings, undertake administrative activities in the Division of Academic Affairs; provide academic, portfolio, and mentorship advising to students and assist with curricular development and course writing for the discipline. The faculty member will also supervise the activities in the Human Performance Laboratory, fitness facilities, and Sports Medicine Lab.  In addition, the faculty member will also seek out grant opportunities and undertake such research and writing as needed for professional development, and participate in service activities as requested.
Qualifications: An earned doctorate in Exercise Science (or a related discipline) with at least five years teaching and supervisory academic experience in higher education and evidence of scholarly production are required. Experience in administering academic programs in a non-traditional setting and via asynchronous, on-line delivery is required and the candidate must possess demonstrable and developed computer skills.

 

Applicants should forward a cover letter detailing their qualifications and interest in the position, curriculum vitae, and three professional references to: United States Sports Academy, Attn: Human Resources, One Academy Drive, Daphne, AL. 36526-7055, FAX (251) 621-2527, or email jobs@ussa.edu.

 

EOE Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

International Teaching Assignments

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The United States Sports Academy is currently planning projects in the Middle East and Southeast Asia, including International Diploma programs with the Ministry of Education in Malaysia, and is seeking qualified faculty to teach subjects in recreation, physical education, sports first aid, sports medicine, sports fitness, sports facilities, event management, security and others.

Anyone who is interested in these opportunities must have a graduate degree in a relevant field.  A terminal degree in the field would be preferred.

Instructors selected to teach in the program can expect reasonable compensation in addition to round-trip airfare, housing, food and transportation while on assignment.  Breaks in the teaching calendar may also afford the instructors the opportunity to experience local cultures and attractions in the different locations.

Instructors should forward a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to: jobs@ussa.edu; United States Sports Academy; Attention: Human Resources; One Academy Drive; Daphne, AL 36526; or fax: 251-621-2527.

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