Adjunct Instructor, Sports Management

Position Information

Position Title Adjunct Working Title Adjunct Instructor, Sports Management Department 230570 - Sports Management Pay Rate FTE .25 FLSA Exempt Position Number 997178 Classification Faculty Special Instructions to Applicants:

A complete UCM application for employment, cover letter outlining interest and how qualifications fit this position, unofficial transcripts, vitae and three letters of references are required. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

If selected for an interview, you will need to provide a copy of your official transcripts and any professional license(s) during the interview.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities.

Working hours: Bargaining Unit No Work Location Warrensburg Campus Posting Date 07/29/2020 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Purpose

The Sport Management Program in the HCBPS School of Business Administration, Division of Business Strategy, is accepting applications from qualified individuals to teach sport management courses in the following areas:

Recreational Sport Management, Leisure and Sport, and Sport Facility Management

The position will start Fall Semester, August 2020. Teaching loads may vary from three to nine credit hours. Teaching will be face-to-face (Warrensburg, MO – main campus), hybrid, and online this Fall, but UCM reserves the right to change the delivery method at any time during the academic year.

Position duties include:
• Develop course contents (e.g., lectures, readings, assignments, exams, projects, etc.) that will achieve the learning outcomes stated in the course syllabus.
• Teach the assigned courses throughout the semester.
• Be available to communicate with students by email, phone, web conferencing, or face-to-face meetings.
• Provide periodic and constructive feedback to students in a reasonable amount of time.

Education & Formal Training Master's degree (Specify field(s) of study below) Other Education & Formal Training

The candidate should have at least a Master’s Degree in sport management, park and recreation, or a related field.

Computer Skills Experience

Ideal candidates will have college teaching experience with relevant work experience related to the course topic. Proficiency in learning management systems (i.e., Blackboard) is preferred but not required. Online teaching experience is preferred. The candidate should be a team player and collaborator. Commitment to teaching excellence is required.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge Physical & Environmental Factors: Special Working Conditions: Ability to Keyboard Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Vitae
  4. Reference Letter 1
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
Optional Documents
  1. Publications/Portfolio
  2. Documentation of Teaching Effectiveness
  3. Teaching Philosophy Statement
  4. Certificate
  5. Research Statement
  6. Teaching and Research Statement
  7. Research Publications


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