Assistant Professor of Business Administration/Sport Management
The Business Department of Briar Cliff University, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Business Administration position beginning August 2019. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach undergraduate courses in at least two of the following areas: general undergraduate courses in the field of Sport Management such as Sport Marketing, Promotions, Event and Facility Management, and Sport Finance; and general undergraduate business related courses. Minimum qualifications include an MBA degree or Master’s level degree in Management, Finance, or related area with five years of teaching experience. The ideal candidate will have experience with advising undergraduate students and program accreditation and assessment. High value is placed on a team player who brings a variety of teaching interests and demonstrates knowledge of innovative learning technologies and program delivery, along with online teaching experience in a highly collaborative discussion-based asynchronous classroom. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence are required.
Perched on a scenic hilltop in northwest Iowa, Briar Cliff University is a liberal arts institution offering baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs and is home to more than 1,100 students. Since 1930, the University has educated students in the Franciscan tradition of service, caring, and openness to all. Grounded in faith and pursuit in higher learning, the liberal arts education from Briar Cliff shapes more than just students’ résumés—it shapes their character.