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Instructor of Sport Management

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The University of Georgia
Location
Athens Area

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Job Details

Posting Number:

F1006P

Working Title:

Instructor of Sport Management

Department:

COE-Kinesiology

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. Athens is known for its music, art, and food as well as its accessibility to the Atlanta area (see www.visitathensga.com and www.georgia.gov).

About the College/Unit/Department:

As the 4th largest public college of education in the country and the 3rd largest college at UGA, the Mary Frances Early College of Education (MFE COE) improves the lives of residents of Georgia and beyond through our instruction, research, and service. The MFE COE is a comprehensive college with disciplines focused on teacher preparation, counseling and human development, communication sciences, human movement sciences, career development, student affairs, and educational administration and policy. We place significant emphasis on graduate education with approximately 40% of our students at the graduate level, making us the second largest college at UGA with respect to graduate education.

Named for Mary Frances Early, UGA’s first African American graduate, in February 2020, the MFE COE has a long and distinguished history as a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our other strengths include a) partnerships with multiple units on campus, in the local community, and across the state of Georgia, b) faculty expertise manifested in well- regarded scholarship and applied practice, and c) recognition of our academic programs by external stakeholders.

The Department of Kinesiology has 29 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 and policy. Information about the department can be found at www.coe.uga.edu/kinesiology

College/Unit/Department website:

https://coe.uga.edu/directory/kinesiology

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

TRS or ORP

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Anticipated Start Date:

08/01/2022

Job Posting Date:

10/04/2021

Open until filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

When uploading your information: You must include a Diversity Statement in Other Documents #1 request

Applicants should submit all of the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diversity statement
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Names and contact information of three professional references

Questions may be addressed to the search committee chair, Steve Salaga, [email protected]

Applications received by November 4, 2021, are assured of full consideration

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Statement:

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 protected]).

Classification Title:

Instructor

Faculty Rank:

Instructor

Contract Type:

Academic (9 mo.)

Tenure Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned master’s degree in Kinesiology (specialization in sport management) or a closely related field of study.

Position 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, 2022.
This position will teach undergraduate sport management classes (face-to-face, online, or blended) within the program curriculum. The position must establish sport management internship/practicum and contribute to program development and outreach through cultivating professional relationships between the sport management program and various sport organizations. It must also provide educational assistance to individual students, as well as contribute to service activities at the program, department, college, and university levels.

Additional Requirements:

  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience teaching undergraduate sport management courses.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification:

  • Extensive professional background in sport organizations.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

  • Ability to successfully teach online courses.
  • Ability to effectively teach a wide variety of undergraduate courses residing in the current sport management curriculum.
  • Passion and enthusiasm toward professional teaching and student learning.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong evidence of and commitment to teaching excellence.
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain effective relationships with various sport organizations.

Physical Demands:

Sitting and standing for extended periods of time.

Is this a Position of Trust?:

No

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

No

Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate sport management classes (face-to-face, online, or blended) within the program curriculum.
  • Establish sport management internship/practicum sites and supervise student field experiences.
  • Contribute to program development and outreach through cultivating professional relationships between the sport management program and various sport organizations.
  • Provide educational assistance to individual students.
  • Contribute to service activities at the program, department, college, and university levels

Organization

The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education. It is the birthplace of the American system of public higher education.

university_of_georgia2.jpgToday, UGA enrolls more than 36,000 students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 765 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 17 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work and Veterinary Medicine. It offers 25 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 34 master’s degrees in 130 fields; 18 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 98 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the top third of the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 4.7 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 21 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. In 2008, UGA was the only public university in America to have two recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by television and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals and the World Wide Web. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

 

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Telephone
706-542-3000
Location
215 S. Jackson St.
Athens
Georgia
30602
United States
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