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Assistant/Associate Professor of Sport Management

Indiana Tech
Fort Wayne Campus - Fort Wayne, IN, 46803

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Job Location: Fort Wayne Campus - Fort Wayne, IN

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: Doctorate Degree Preferred

Job Category: Education

At Indiana Tech, we excel at educating students from all walks of life for all kinds of meaningful work. We are truly an inclusive community of learners, ensuring that students are supported, inspired, and empowered to maximize their professional prospects, advance in their careers, and improve their lives and the lives of others.

Indiana Tech is a thriving, independent, teaching-oriented institution with a focus on career-oriented programs in business, engineering, information technology and computer science, criminal justice, life sciences, human services, and many other concentrations. Indiana Tech enrolls nearly 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate programs on its picturesque main campus and nearly 5,000 students in its College of Professional Studies programs online and onsite at 15 regional locations. Degrees are offered at the associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels.

Over 41% of our students are either globally or domestically diverse; this contributes to our unique, vibrant, and inclusive campus community. All academic programs are designed to provide students with relevant and practical experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and the College of Business is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

Indiana Institute of Technology embraces diversity and equal opportunity intentionally. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success with respect to educating our students to become global citizens.

Indiana Tech has big plans for its future. Learn more at Indiana Tech Strategic Plan. Visit the College of Business at College of Business - Academics (

We seek a faculty member to teach sport management courses beginning in Fall 2023. This position may be offered as a tenure-track or non-tenure track, depending on the candidate’s academic credentials and professional experiences. Excellence in teaching is valued at the highest level, and evidence of commitment to applied learning is required. The successful candidate will collaborate with faculty colleagues to teach courses in Sport Management and other related courses to achieve the Institution’s Strategic Plan and to mentor and advise students. This is a 9-month position teaching face-to-face and online course delivery to traditional and non-traditional students. There is also the opportunity to work with students both at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, fulfilling service and professional development as outlined in the tenure process, student development by advising and fostering relationships with students both in and out of the classroom, and participating in student recruiting and retention initiatives. Other principal duties include leading in the development of new programs and the improvement of existing programs and curricula, supporting efforts to increase access and success in higher education for underrepresented students, as well as supporting the mission, vision, and strategic plan of Indiana Institute of Technology.

The preferred faculty member will hold a Ph.D. or ABD in Sport Management or a related field with an expected completion date of fall 2023. Candidates with a master's degree and at least five years of relevant sport industry experience will be considered for a non-tenure track Professor of Practice. Teaching experience is expected, and college-level teaching experience is preferred. Experience in working with professional and semi-professional organizations and professional industry experience are preferred.

Demonstration of the ability to work with a diverse student population, and demonstration of developing effective relationships with students that prepare students for academic and career success are necessary. Applicants should be able to use technology effectively in all aspects of their work, including teaching.

A complete job description is available to qualified candidates.

Application materials must include a cover letter, vitae, and transcripts. Applicants must be prepared to write a written response to the mission and diversity statement of Indiana Tech. Faculty are expected to provide official transcripts upon hire.

The position remains open until filled; a review of candidates will commence as application materials are received. For preferred review of materials please apply by March 31, 2023.

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