Assistant or Associate Professor of Sport Management

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The University of Indianapolis invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Sport Management (tenure-track) position in the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Sciences (KHSS) beginning August 2021. UIndy Sport Management is a COSMA accredited program. We are looking for an individual with the ability to function well within a collegial, collaborative work environment and who has the desire and expertise to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Potential teaching duties include introduction to sport management, sport sales, sport administration, legal issues, and/or additional courses in the candidate’s area of specialization as well as internship supervision. Additional duties include mentoring and advising students, assisting in increasing the visibility of the UIndy Sport Management undergraduate and graduate programs, and service to the University, college, department, and community.

Position requirements: A Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Sport Management, Sport Administration or a related field. ABD will be considered. Applicants should have a strong commitment to excellence, a passion for teaching, evidence of a developing scholarly agenda, and the ability and desire to contribute through academic service and scholarship. Preference will be given to applicants with a record of involvement with the sports industry, or closely related area, and those with a passion for connecting our students with local and regional sport organizations.

Review of applications will begin April 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit all materials by April 1, 2021 for full consideration.

As a part of the application process, candidates will be asked to upload a cover letter that specifically addresses their qualifications and philosophy of teaching; a CV; a list of three professional references that includes their name, title, email address and phone number; and an unofficial transcript from the institution where you earned your highest degree.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach courses such as introduction to sport management, sport sales, sport administration, legal issues, and/or additional courses in the candidate’s area of specialization
  • Assist with internship supervision


QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Sport Management, Sport Administration or a related field is required (ABD will be considered)
  • Strong commitment to excellence and a passion for teaching are required
  • Evidence of a developing scholarly agenda is required
  • Ability and desire to contribute through academic service and scholarship are required
  • Record of involvement with the sports industry, or closely related area preferred
  • Passion for connecting our students with local and regional sport organizations preferred


BENEFITS

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Discount
  • Free Parking


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