Professor of Practice-Part-time, Department of Marketing, W. P. Carey School of Business, ASU

W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
Arizona, United States
Competitive Salary
Apr 22, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

The Department of Marketing in the W. P. Carey School of Business at ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY invites applications for a Professor of Practice (50% time, benefits eligible), non-tenure track position beginning August 2021. 

Essential Functions: Contribute to the school’s mission in the areas of teaching and service. Participate in teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses and curriculum development related to sports business. Engage in service activities focused primarily on advancing our sports business program, which may include helping to develop, execute, and lead sports business-related partnerships, fundraising efforts, events and activities; supervising sports business-related student organizations, directing sports business-focused Honors theses, and participating on department, W. P. Carey School of Business, and/or University committees.

Required Qualifications:

1) A bachelor’s degree in business administration, sports business (or a related field); 2)  Five years of experience leading sports business functions for an organization with a particular emphasis on marketing, revenue generation, events, branding, digital, sustainability and/or analytics

Desired Qualifications:

1) Ten years of experience working in sports business or a related field; 2) Excellence in teaching sports business principles and topics at the undergraduate level with an ability to make advanced concepts accessible to students; 3) Experience with relationship building, fundraising and developing partnerships with key stakeholders; 4) Familiarity with pedagogical theories for learning; 5) Expertise with creation, distribution and design of digital content (recording videos, audio/video techniques, visual communication, etc.); 6) Evidence of ability to innovate and work collaboratively to achieve goals; 7) Graduate or terminal degree in business administration, sports business (or a related field)

Application Deadline and Procedure: Application deadline is May 7th, 2021. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed every two weeks in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. Formal application must be accomplished through submission of 1) a cover letter that addresses how you meet the qualifications and why you are interested in this position at ASU, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a teaching statement with any evidence of teaching competency/teaching evaluations (if available) to Douglas Olsen, Interim Department Chair, via References will be requested during the latter stages of the selection process. If you have any further questions about the position, please contact Dr. Douglas Olsen at

The Department of Marketing in the W. P. Carey School of Business is committed to excellence in education, knowledge development and service to our discipline and communities. Our undergraduate degree program is ranked in the top 20 according to U.S. News & World Report. The department’s faculty consists of 17 tenured/tenure-track and 14 instructional faculty members who support more than 2000 students pursuing degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels. ASU’s location, in the metro-Phoenix area, provides numerous opportunities for involvement with local industries and marketing professionals. For more information, please visit

The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is one of the largest business schools in the United States with more than 15,000 students.  Solutions for the planet require developing problem-solvers from around the globe. From our world-renowned faculty representing six continents to thousands of outstanding students who join us every year from around the world, the W. P. Carey School welcomes diversity and encourages global thinking. The W. P. Carey School is internationally recognized for its leadership in business education, groundbreaking research and innovation, and renowned faculty, making us one of the top-ranked business schools in the country Learn more at

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