Job- East Stroudsburg University Assistant Professor of Sport Management

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on December 22, 2013

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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