Instructor of Sport Management
Open Until Filled: Yes
Job Summary: The Department of Kinesiology at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track position at the rank of instructor in the area of sport management to begin August 1, 2018. The Department of Kinesiology has 25 full-time faculty members and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs in the academic areas of athletic training, exercise science, physical education, and sport management. Department faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized for their scholarly accomplishments and teaching excellence. The Department has exceptional facilities in the Ramsey Center located on the main campus. Responsibilities: Teach a wide range of undergraduate sport management classes within the program curriculum. Establish sport management internship/practicum sites and supervise student field experiences. Contribute to program development and outreach through cultivating professional relations between the sport management program and various sport organizations. Assist with program management (e.g., program assessment, course scheduling, alumni relations). Provide educational assistance to individual students and contribute to service activities at the program, department, college, and university levels. Hiring is contingent on proof of eligibility to work in the United States and completion of a background check, among other requirements. This position is contingent on the continued availability of funding. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (email@example.com). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.
Minimum Qualifications: An earned master's or doctoral degree in Kinesiology or a closely related field of study by August 1, 2018.
Preferred Qualifications: An applicant should have an extensive professional background in sport organizations, be passionate and enthusiastic toward professional teaching and student learning, and demonstrate strong evidence of and commitment to teaching excellence.
Faculty Rank: Instructor
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Employee Percentage: 100
Location od Vacancy: Athens Area