Assistant Professor of Sport Management

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Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Sport Management


Health Sciences


School of Education & Health Sciences

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Faculty Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Supervisor Title:

Chair, Health Sciences


Full-time Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

Tenure Track:


Position Summary:

The Sport Management program in the Department of Health Sciences in the School of Education and Health Sciences at North Central College is excited to announce a search for a collaborative and innovative full-time non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Sport Management, to start August 1, 2023.

The successful candidate will join the faculty in the Sport Management undergraduate program and the Master of Arts in Sports Leadership program. The dynamic and fast-growing Sport Management program includes an innovative internship experience, an active student association, and partnerships in the Chicago area. In addition to teaching, responsibilities entail providing oversight of Sport Leadership courses within the Masters of Leadership program. Teaching assignments will vary each semester based on course needs in the Sport Management program and the candidate’s skill set and interest.

Qualifications include a doctoral degree in Sport Management or a related field from an accredited institution and evidence of successful teaching experience at the college level. An ongoing or developing scholarly agenda within the context of Sport Management or Leadership, such as Legal Aspects of Sport, Event / Hospitality Management, Branding, Sales, or the scholarship of Sport Management /Leadership education is of particular interest. Applicants must demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring of students.
North Central College values diversity, equity and inclusion and strongly encourages candidates who would enrich the diversity of the campus community to apply. Experience working with diverse student populations and communities is highly desirable.
Founded in 1861, North Central College is a nationally recognized institution of about 3000 students, located in Naperville, IL, a thriving suburb just west of Chicago. The College is in a period of growth with the addition of a $60 million Science Center (2017), and a new Health Sciences and Engineering building (2020). North Central College is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit: North Central College is an EEO Employer.

Interested candidates should submit an application with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references to For further information, contact Jason A. Rice, Search Committee Chair, Sport Management Program Director, at [email protected]
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employment Conditions:

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College’s background screening process.

If you are hired, in accordance with College policy and the State of Illinois Executive Order 2021-20 “and subsequent continuations”, we will require you to provide proof that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. Those who remain unvaccinated must participate in weekly COVID-19 testing as a condition of employment.

For more information about the College’s vaccine expectation along with other helpful information regarding the College’s current health and safety protocols—go to

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EEO Statement:

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. North Central College provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation, please notify the Office of Human Resource. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Additional Information:

Ph.D. in Sport Management from an accredited institution, or a closely related doctoral degree.

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