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Asst Professor - Educator, Sport Administration, School of Human Services

University of Cincinnati
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Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.

Job Overview The University of Cincinnati is currently accepting applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant Professor – Educator in Sport Administration responsible for: (a) teaching a diverse set of undergraduate and graduate courses including online courses; (b) assisting with program growth and development including curriculum and degree planning; and (c) engaging in university, professional, and community service. The Sport Administration program began in 2008 and has experienced continued growth since its inception.

The Bachelor of Science in Sport Administration has approximately 430 student majors. The Master of Science in Sport Administration is an online graduate program focusing on Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Athletic Administration. The graduate program has approximately 120 students. A doctoral degree program is slated to begin in Fall 2024.

Minimum Qualifications

(1) an earned master’s degree in Sport Administration or related field.

(2) prior sport industry work experience.

(3) the ability to teach multiple courses from the following list: sport marketing, sport public relations, sales, management, sport finance, sport governance, ethical issues in sport, sport analytics, and sport law; (d) the ability to provide professional mentorship to undergraduate and graduate students.

Preferred Qualifications

(1) Professional and/or management experience in sport industry or a field directly related to assigned teaching responsibilities; and (2) ability to work collaboratively with university colleagues and area partners.

We are committed to increasing the diversity of the University community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths or experiences in this area.

Review of applications will begin February 15, 2024. Start date for this position is August 15, 2024. To apply for the position, please go to and complete the University’s online application form. Please submit a letter of application describing your interests and qualifications aligned with the position, curriculum vita, official transcripts of all college work, and names and contact information for professional references.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at


For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at

The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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