December 2013

Position:Judson University

Assistant Professor in Sport Management (half-time)

Job Summary:

The Department of Exercise & Sport Science advances the understanding of health, physical education, recreation and sport through diverse practices to improve life quality and promote healthful choices to attain successful living. It is housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and actively collaborates cross-departmentally with the School of Education and the School of Leadership and Business.

The mission of the Exercise and Sport Science Department is to develop students through effective instruction, vocational experiences, community engagement and professional organizations so they can contribute to their profession, promote their field, and be ambassadors for Christ. Within the ESS program/major, students choose to fulfill one of three areas of concentration designed to prepare students for specific career opportunities: Sport Administration, Health and Wellness, and Physical Education; certificate in Coaching and endorsement in Health. The ESS department attempts to provide students with important managerial knowledge, but also critical psychosocial, sociocultural, and developmental knowledge about sport participation to allow them to understand and provide innovative leadership related to key issues in health, physical education, recreation and sport.

Primary Responsibilities:

Teach 12 hours (6 credits each semester) in courses such as sport law, organization and administration of sport, sport marketing, and other related areas (General Education Activity Courses, Wellness); productive scholarly research; provide service to the department, division and university.


Candidates must 1) hold an earned master’s degree in Sport Management or related field, 2) demonstrate an active and growing Christian faith, 3) share a commitment to excellence in teaching within a Christ-centered academic community, 4) be willing to affirm the university’s mission and community standards (see and 5) possess collaborative skills to work with colleagues across the Exercise and Sport Science Department and throughout the university.


Rank and salary based on qualifications, education and work experience.

Contact Information:

Applicants must provide a complete application packet including letter of application and other items named in the full-time faculty application (see In addition, please also include a description of your research interests and how these pertain to your teaching. Please submit all application materials to: Dr. Lanette Poteete-Young, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, or 1151 N. State Street, Elgin, IL 60123. For additional information about the opening, please contact Dr. Cathy Headley, Chair, Department of Exercise and Sport Science at


Judson University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees, and applicants for admission or employment, in all University programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status.


Review of applications will begin January 15, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. The appointment will begin August 2014.

About Judson University:

Judson University is a Christian institution representing the Church at work in higher education. Nestled along the picturesque Fox River in the city of Elgin just 45 miles northwest of Chicago, Judson is home to over 1,100 students from 36 states and 26 countries. We offer more than 60 undergraduate majors, minors, pre-professional, and graduate programs

Catherine M. Headley, Ph.D.

Chair, Exercise & Sport Science Department

Director, Center for Successful Aging

Judson University

1151 N. State Street

Elgin, IL 60123

(847) 628-1085 Check us out!

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Sport ManagementEast Stroudsburg
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania – East Stroudsburg, PA

East Stroudsburg University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position within the Department of Sport Management beginning August 2014. The Department of Sport Management offers a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Sport Management. This program prepares students for professional careers in the sports management industry. The program provides students with many options, with considerable flexibility in course selection, depending on interest and goals. Course offerings are extensive and there are opportunities for internships in professional sports, college athletics, amateur and Olympic athletics, and recreation sport. As part of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education ( PASSHE ), we offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

The successful candidate will teach courses in undergraduate and graduate sport management. Specifically in organization-administration and event management (facilities) (possible additional courses based on the department’s needs and the successful candidates qualifications and experiences). The successful candidate will also monitor and advise undergraduate and graduate students. Teaching may include distance learning and/or off campus teaching. This is a posting for consideration by PASSHE faculty with rights under Article 29 of the Agreement between APSCUF and PASSHE .

Type of Position:
Full Time

Required Qualifications:
Earned doctorate in sport management or related discipline. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply but must make clear their progress toward completion. Earned doctorate completion required prior to August 25, 2014. Experience in college teaching in sport management is required, A demonstrated ability to conduct and publish research. Ability to teach on-line courses.

Preferred Qualifications:
Current membership in sport management organizations(s).

Posting Date:

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Full consideration will be given to applications received by February 24, 2014, and will continue until position is filled. Electronic applications should be submitted through the following website: . Applicants are to attach a cover letter, vitae, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required before appointment) and contact information for three professional references. As a part of your application materials please address your own experience working with traditionally underrepresented populations. Final determination will be based upon a successful interview. Failure to submit all the required materials may lead to the candidate not being considered. All candidates must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

For confidential reference letter submissions and transcripts through an agency, institution and/or an individual, please mail directly to or to the Office of Human Resource Management at East Stroudsburg University, 200 Prospect Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301. You may upload a statement within the electronic application indicating that the requested documents will be forwarded to the HR Office directly. Please be advised that your application is not complete until you have received an electronic confirmation.

Diversity Statement:
The University encourages applications from members of historically under-represented groups, including women, veterans, and persons with disabilities, and is an AA/ EEO employer. East Stroudsburg University is interested in hiring employees who have extensive experience with diverse populations. To learn more about diversity at ESU and in our community, visit our website at

About ESU:
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania ( ESU ) is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania adjacent to the scenic Pocono Mountains and the unspoiled Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Founded in 1893, ESU is one of 14 university members of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and has a current enrollment of 6,943. Both the enrollment and the picturesque campus have experienced substantial growth in recent years as a result of, among other factors, the university’s reputation for academic excellence and strategic planning. Offering nearly 60 undergraduate degree programs and 30 graduate degrees and certificate programs, the university is poised for continued growth. The surrounding community offers options for suburban, small city, or country living all within a less than two-hour drive to both New York City and Philadelphia.

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