• Assistant Professor of Sport Management

    Shorter University
    Job Description
    Position: Assistant Professor of Sport Management

    Shorter University, Rome, Georgia
     
    Department: Sport Management in the Ledbetter College of Business
     
    Type of Position: Full Time
     
    About Shorter University:
    Shorter University’s mission is to advance God’s Kingdom through a commitment to academic excellence, spiritual growth, Christian leadership, and global service within the context of a biblical worldview. Our motto, “Transforming Lives through Christ”, guides Shorter’s exceptional academic programs, vibrant campus atmosphere, and Christ-centered community.
     
    The Department:
    The Ledbetter College of Business offers an A.A. degree in Sport Management, B.B.A. in Sport Management and MBA with a concentration in Sport Management. The Sport Management Department also offers a minor for Shorter students seeking a major in another academic area. The Sport Management Department maintains one of the largest programs on campus and the largest in the College of Business. The Sport Management Department has received numerous awards over the years including:
     
    ·         TheBestColleges.org placed the program in the top 5 Online Associate degrees in 2017
    ·         CollegeChoice.net Ranked Shorter’s Sport Management 9th for Best Online Sport Management Degree
    ·         BestCollegeReview.org ranked the Sports Management in the top 15
    ·         SportManagementDegreeHub.com ranked the MBA Sport Management program 4th out of the top ten programs.
     
    Job Summary:
    The Shorter University Ledbetter College of Business Department of Sport Management invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in sport management beginning August 2018 at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, online and traditional, across the sport management curriculum. The successful candidate should have broad credentials to cover a multitude of sport management courses.
     
    Required Qualifications/Experience:
    - An earned doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D) in Sport Management, or a closely related field, by the time of appointment is required. ABD accepted until start of employment.
    - A solid understanding of the Shorter University mission and acceptance of the Personal Lifestyle Statement found on our website.
     
     
    Preferred Qualifications/Experience:
    - Experience in undergraduate and graduate teaching at the college level.
    - Experience with online teaching, preferably in the Canvas delivery system
    - Advising college students through their degree plan to graduation
     
     
     
    Posting Date:
    January 29th, 2018
     
    Closing Date:
    Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately. Position will remain open until filled.
     
    Special Instructions to Applicant:
    Apply through Shorter University Application Portal:
    https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15646581
    Send PDF of the following required documents
    - Curriculum Vitae
    - Letter of interest
    - Unofficial transcripts
    - Professional References
     
    Please contact Dr. Robert Stinchcomb, Sport Management Chairperson, at rstinchcomb@shorter.edu or Dr. Heath Hooper, Dean of the College of Business, at hhooper@shorter.edu for further information.
     
    Shorter University is a Christ-centered University affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Convention and requires employees to be committed Christians.
     
     
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