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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Sport Management

Benedict College
Columbia, South Carolina
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jan 12, 2023

Founded in 1870 by a woman, Bathsheba A. Benedict, Benedict College is a private co-educational liberal arts institution with over 1,700 students enrolled in its 26 baccalaureate degree programs and 2 master's degree programs. Defying trends, Benedict College maintains a nearly equal male and female student population. This Midlands HBCU has welcomed students from all 46 counties in South Carolina, 30 states across America, and 26 countries around the world. 

Benedict College has a full-time, 9-month, tenure track appointment opening as Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Sport Management available beginning August 1 for the Fall 2023 in the Health & Sport Management Department. 


BASIC FUNCTIONS: Teach courses in discipline as assigned by the dean or department chair; provide academic advising to students; maintain an active scholarly agenda of research and service; serve on departmental, school, and college committees; engage in assessment requirements; participate in community service and outreach programs; and work collaboratively with colleagues and other programs. This faculty member will maintain 10 office hours per week for student access and inquiry.  _____________________________________________________________________________________________ 



Teach 12 SCH per semester (4/4 teaching load) at the undergraduate and graduate levels 

Provide advising to assigned students at the undergraduate and graduate levels to include advisement of graduate theses, research, and culminating projects  

Contribute to curriculum development, assessment of student learning outcomes, and co-curricular enhancements  

Serve on committees on department, school, and college levels  

Engage in scholarly research appropriate for rank  

Develop and submit grant proposals  

Participate in public service initiatives  

Collaborate with colleagues on initiatives supportive of transformational student learning  






Strong track record of successful college teaching  


Proficiency with development and implementation of courses using Open Educational Resources and virtual teaching platforms.  


Demonstrated capacity to facilitate student learning and engagement  


Commitment to excellence in college teaching, to an active scholarly agenda, and to working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity  


Demonstrated commitment to professional responsibilities, student development, and service  






Minimum Qualifications 


Earned PhD (or ABD) in Sport Management, or sport-related field  


Familiarity with Esports curriculum and programs 


Familiarity with COSMA and accreditation standards   


Familiar with academic advising to include supervising undergraduate (i.e., internships, research projects) and graduate (i.e., theses) experiences  


Ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning ability to demonstrate collegiality and a sound work ethic  


Preferred Qualifications 


Earned PhD in Sport Management 


Two (2) or more years of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level in higher education  


Established research agenda and record of scholarly work in discipline  


Academic advising of graduate (i.e., theses, practicums) experiences 


Application Instructions: 


For full consideration, application materials must be received no later than Friday, January 20, 2023. Benedict College will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Please complete the following: 


• a completed Faculty and Professional Employment Application – HERE or go to link: 


• a cover letter addressing how you meet the qualifications of the position, including teaching  


experience, research experience and/or practical counseling experience  


• a curriculum vitae  


• official college transcript(s)  


• three professional references


Submit documents to: 


Dr. Akilah Carter-Francique, Dean 


School of Education, Health and Human Services 


Benedict College 


1600 Harden Street 


Columbia, SC 29204 






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