Job Posting

Program Chair, Exercise Science

Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Faculty


  • Hybrid

Franklin University invites applicant for a part-time 12-month, Program Chair member for its Exercise Science Program.  The position will require daytime availability and will work 24 hours weekly.  Franklin University is a private, independent, accredited, not-for-profit University located in Columbus, Ohio.  Preference will be given to candidates who will work an onsite hybrid schedule, but consideration will be given to candidates who work remotely with a commitment to be onsite as needed. 

Responsibilities include: course development; teaching; administrative oversight of courses; hiring, mentoring and managing adjunct faculty; promoting teaching effectiveness; networking and participation in the professional community; and University service/committee work. Faculty members work in collaboration with instructional designers and other members of the faculty to create adult-centered active-learning courses. 

The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate in Exercise Science from an institutional (formerly regional) accredited institution or a Master's degree and at least 3 years of previous experience in an Exercise Science related field.  Prior online teaching experience at a college or university and curriculum development experience are highly preferred.

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 50,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.