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Assistant Professor of Sports Management - Tenure Track

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Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Assistant Professor

Working Title
Assistant Professor of Sports Management - Tenure Track

Department
230255- Department of Marketing, Public Relations, & Spo

Pay Rate
Per faculty salary model

FTE
1.0

FLSA
Exempt

Position Number
998535

Classification
Faculty

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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.

Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at https://jobs.ucmo.edu and apply to position 998535.

Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter that outlines the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) unofficial transcripts for all awarded degrees; (4) teaching philosophy and (5) include on faculty profile the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three professional references.

If contacted for an interview, three (3) formal letters of reference and official transcripts for all awarded degrees will be required.

Review and priority of applications will begin on Feb 27, 2024.

Direct inquiries regarding this position to: Dr. Woo-Young Lee at wylee@ucmo.edu, Committee Chair or at 660-543-8422.

For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at jobs@ucmo.edu or (660)543-4255.

UCM requires that all faculty applicants complete the on-line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for this position.

The University of Central Missouri is an AA/ EEO / ADA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Working hours:

Professional Faculty Hours

Bargaining Unit
No

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date
10/07/2023

Closing Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Position Purpose

The Sport Management Program at the University of Central Missouri ( UCM ) in Warrensburg invites applications for a 9 month tenure-track Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of January 2024. A start date of August 2024 may be considered. Responsibilities include (a) teaching 12 credit hours of undergraduate/graduate students per semester in Sport Management and related areas such as sport leadership, sport media, sport PR, sport finance, sport law, and sport risk management in both traditional and on-line learning environments. Teaching will be a combination of face-to-face ( LEC ) (Warrensburg, MO-main campus) and online ( OLN ), but UCM reserves the right to change the delivery method at any time during the academic year; (b) engaging in scholarship, including mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate research; and © providing service.

Education & Formal Training
Doctorate degree (Specify field(s) of study below)

Other Education & Formal Training

Doctoral Degree ( ABD Considered) in Sport Management or related field.

Computer Skills

Experience

General qualifications include evidence of writing and scholarly activity; involvement with professional organizations; effective teaching at the collegiate level; and computer and technology application skills.

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, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Physical & Environmental Factors:

Special Working Conditions:
Professional appearance

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?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. References
  3. Transcripts
  4. Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy Statement


Company

University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri is an innovative school that offers a high-quality education while remaining one of the most affordable universities in the country.

The University of Central Missouri believes its responsibility is to enrich each student’s perspective through a cumulative experience that starts with academic rigor and integrates applied learning and servant-leadership opportunities. Our model of continuous learning allows each student to find and fulfill his or her own sense of purpose. By engaging students with multiple sources of learning and creating a dynamic environment that encourages individuals to find their passions and reach beyond themselves, UCM prepares students by giving them knowledge and experiences that broaden and deepen their education so they may flourish in a world of accelerated change.

The University of Central Missouri has two campus locations, a site office at Whiteman Air Force Base and an online presence. Both UCM campuses are centrally located in Missouri, which means you're close to just about everything.

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