Job- Judson University Assistant Professor of Sport Management (half-time)

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on December 24, 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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