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Assistant/Associate Professor for Sport Management, and Program Coordinator

Employer
Fayetteville State University
Location
Fayetteville, NC
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Job Details

Position Title::

Assistant/Associate Professor for Sport Management, and Program Coordinator

Position Number::

000947

Full-time or Part-time::

Full Time

Department::

Health, Physical and Secondary Education (HPSE)

Posting Number::

0401273

SHRA/EHRA::

EHRA (Faculty)

Job Category::

Professional

Hiring Range::

Commensurate with Education and Experience

Minimum salary::

Commensurate with Education and Experience

Maximum salary::

Commensurate with Education and Experience

Overall Position Competency::

Flat Rate

Description of primary duties and responsibilities::

The faculty member will teach courses and serve as the Program Coordinator for the Sport Management program within the Department of Health, Physical and Secondary Education. The faculty responsibilities are teaching undergraduate content and seminar courses in sport management. Courses include but not limited to: Introduction to Sport Management; Sport Governance and Policy; Sport Marketing and communication; Aquatics and Facilities Management; Sport Facility and Event Management; and Legal Aspects of Sports. Other duties will include advising undergraduate students, providing service to the department, school, and university, participating in research, grant writing, and other scholarly activities. The successful candidate will start work in August 2022.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will be expected to make the following contributions to the Department of Health, Physical and Secondary Education:

Teaching/Instruction:

Full-time instructional load, teaching in areas of expertise within the academic discipline of sport management (e.g., Introduction to Sport Management; Sport Governance and Policy; Sport Marketing and communication; Aquatics and Facilities Management; Sport Facility and Event Management; and Legal Aspects of Sports) and/or others as commensurate with degree, experience and department needs.

Serve as a mentor/advisor for students in the major and involve them in undergraduate research activities and community service initiatives within Sport Management.

Scholarship:

Engage in scholarship and community service appropriate to the discipline.

Faculty are expected to conduct research and develop professionally.

· Publications – peer reviewed scholarship· Presentations at professional meetings· Grant writing and application· Membership and participation in professional organizations· Other professional service or development activities

Service:

Serve on school, college, and university committees as assigned.

Professional and Public Service is a part of faculty service expectations and might include activities such as the following:

· Provide continuing education service, instruction, or program development for department, school, college, or university· Membership and participation in community organizations· Other significant services to the community

Serve as the Program Coordinator for the Sport Management.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::

An earned doctorate in sport management or a related field or equivalent terminal degree is required. A record of demonstrated teaching competence and ability to teach a variety of sport management courses, along with scholarly accomplishment at the collegiate level, is required. Appointment to faculty rank is open based on the appropriate level of scholarship and teaching.

Preferred Qualifications::

3 years of experience teaching undergraduate/graduate sport management courses

A demonstrated pattern of excellent teaching, student mentorship and engagement, and committed service

Experience with sport management program development, evaluation, and COSMA accreditation

An established research agenda in sport management and demonstrated ability to publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals

Willingness to work collaboratively on research projects and grants

Experience with grant writing and success with securing intra/extramural funding

Relevant industry experience with significant industry contacts.

Special Instructions to Applicants::

  • The position will remain open until filled, but applications received by April 1, 2022 will be given priority consideration.

Open Until Filled::

Yes

Additional Information for Applicants:

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.

EEO Statement::

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement:

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

Quick Link:

https://jobs.uncfsu.edu/postings/21591

Organization

Working at Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville State University (FSU) is a member of the prestigious University of North Carolina System. Situated in southeastern North Carolina, FSU prides itself in being in one of the most diverse cities in the country and neighbor to one of the nation’s largest military installations – Fort Bragg.

FSU has a rich history that serves as genesis for its current status as a leading institution of higher learning. A year after the Civil War ended, the Phillips School provided primary education to Fayetteville’s black citizens, and the Sumner School provided intermediate education for this population. The two schools were consolidated in 1869 and dedicated in April of that year as the Howard School, in honor of the Freedman’s Bureau chief General O.O. Howard. Seven prominent African-American men pooled $136 to purchase two lots for the first building that housed the Howard School. Robert Harris was named the first principal of the Howard School.

In 1877, the Howard School became not just the first public normal school for African Americans in North Carolina but also the first state-sponsored institution for the education of African-American teachers in the South. It was renamed the State Colored Normal School in Fayetteville that year, Fayetteville State Teachers College in 1939, Fayetteville State College in 1963, and Fayetteville State University in 1969.

While FSU’s roots are as a teacher education institution, it now offers nearly 70 degrees at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels. Many of the programs are accredited by the top agencies. The university’s School of Business and Economics is endorsed by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB is one of the most prestigious and rigorous accrediting bodies for business programs in higher education. Currently, less than one-third of U.S. business programs and only 15% of the world's business programs have earned AACSB accreditation. Receipt of this distinguished accreditation provides evidence that FSU’s School of Business and Economics has established itself as a leader among business schools. Additionally, the Master of Business Administration program has been cited by U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review as one of the best graduate business school programs in the country. The Department of Criminal Justice is accredited by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). FSU’s criminal justice program is the only such program in North Carolina to hold ACJS certification.

FSU is rapidly becoming a center for research and technology. In spring 2010, the university, in conjunction with the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, cut the ribbon on the Southeastern North Carolina Regional Microanalytical and Imaging Center. The center is home to the electron microprobe, an advanced imaging tool that magnifies objects up to 300,000 times.

FSU is a partner in the community. The institution has formulated a strong relationship with the local municipality and with civic and social organizations in the area. The institution enjoys its partnership with its military neighbors. In the coming years, as a result of Base Realignment
and Closure (BRAC), Fort Bragg will be home to more than 50,000 soldiers and some of the nation’s top military brass. To address their educational needs, FSU has implemented a degree in intelligence studies with plans to offer more academic programs with the military in mind.

Students who come to FSU know they will be learning in a nurturing environment from some of the top scholars in their respective fields. As they matriculate, they know their degrees will prepare them to be 21st century global scholars, change agents, and contributing members of society.

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