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Assistant Professor in Sports Management

Frostburg State University
Frostburg, Maryland
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Nov 29, 2022
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Assistant Professor in Sports Management

Frostburg State University, Department of Recreation and Parks Management, seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in Sport Management to teach courses in the Sport Promotion and Communication concentration (undergraduate) and the Sport Management concentration (graduate online) in the Recreation and Parks Management program. This full time, tenure-track position will begin Fall 2023 and is located on the main campus in Frostburg, Maryland. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes University System of Maryland benefits package.


Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in Sport Promotion and Communication and graduate courses (online) in Sport Management. Emphasis is on the topic areas of sport promotion, sport media and communication, sport management, computer mediated communication in sports, facilities planning and management, and research in sport recreation. Coordinate experiential learning for students and establish a line of research that includes collaboration with undergraduate and graduate students. Seek external funding for research projects and educational programs. Advise undergraduate and graduate students, and direct thesis and graduate project research. This position will build collaborative relationships with intercollegiate athletics and surrounding high schools in order to cultivate meaningful experiential learning opportunities for students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Faculty members at FSU are expected to actively participate in the University’s student-learning-assessment program.


Minimum Qualifications: Earned doctorate. Previous university-level teaching experience of core courses. Three or more years of professional experience in the sport management field. ABD in Sport Management, Sport Communication, Sport Marketing or related field with completion prior to position start date will be considered. Candidate must provide in writing information that demonstrates they have a commitment to and experience with inclusion and diversity efforts and are committed to civic engagement.


About the University: A member institution of the University System of Maryland, Frostburg State University is a public, comprehensive, largely residential regional university offering programs in the sciences, education, business, the arts and humanities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. FSU prides itself on being a dynamic, learning-centered institution that emphasizes teaching with opportunities for professional development and research. More than 4,000 students enroll yearly.


About the Area: FSU is located on a scenic 260-acre campus in the mountains of Western Maryland, a region rich in history, quaint shopping areas and eclectic cafes and food choices. The Western Maryland region is considered a four-season outdoor hub of recreational experiences offering activities such as hiking, mountain biking, water sports, snowboarding, skiing, golfing, climbing, etc. Frostburg offers a family-friendly college town feel with easy access to major cities like Pittsburgh, Washington, and Baltimore. If you are looking for insightful colleagues, energetic students, and a great place to work and call home in a region with unlimited adventure seeking opportunities, FSU is for you!



To Apply: If you wish to apply, please visit Along with your application, please provide the following: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) a cover letter specifically addressing the requirements in this advertisement; 3) name and contact information for three professional references; 4) a brief statement outlining your commitment to inclusion and diversity; and 5) unofficial graduate transcripts. Please note: the contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion statement should describe your past experience, activities, and future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion, in alignment with FSU’s mission to reflect the diversity of our campus and to meet the educational needs and interests of our diverse population. Some faculty candidates may not have substantial past activities. If that is the case, we recommend focusing on future plans in your statement.


For full assurance of consideration, apply by December 28, 2022.

Position is open until filled.

FSU is proud to be a diverse and inclusive multicultural university.


Frostburg State University welcomes and encourages women, veterans, and minorities to apply and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce.

FSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Appropriate auxiliary aids and

services for qualified individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request.

Please notify us in advance.

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