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Assistant/Associate Professor-Sport Management

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position. Winston-Salem State University is dedicated to providing equal opportunity in admissions and employment based on merit, and without discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, according to state and federal laws. Individuals desiring disability accommodations in the application and search process should contact Mrs. Myra Waddell at 336-750-8658 or waddellm@wssu.edu . Should you have any questions regarding this posting, please contact Cheryl Cooper-Peters at (336) 750-2804 or petersch@wssu.edu . Winston-Salem State University is a bold, vibrant and diverse academic community that fosters the creative thinking, analytical problem-solving, and depth of character graduates need to transform themselves and their world. These values embody our motto, “Enter to Learn. Depart to Serve.” Founded in 1892, WSSU enjoys a distinguished reputation as a historically black constituent institution of the University of North Carolina that offers a rich curriculum rooted in a high-quality, liberal education. We have been recognized as a national leader in higher education: U.S. News and World Report named WSSU one of the Top Public Schools in the U.S. and one of the Top Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the country.

Position Details

Classification Information

Position Classification Title Assistant Professor
FLSA Exempt
Position Class (Extract From Banner or PA) 80090
EPA Position Type Faculty
JCAT 202000

Position Overview

Primary Purpose of the Position

The Department of Health, Physical Education and Sport Studies at Winston-Salem State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the area of sport management beginning November 2017. We seek exceptional candidates with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence and mentoring undergraduate research, interdisciplinary teaching and research collaborations, and engagement and service to the broader public. While the specific area of research specialty is open, we welcome interests from candidates with backgrounds in sport and society, sport marketing and digital media, leadership, and sport psychology. We particularly welcome applications from candidates who critically engage race, gender, class, sexuality, and cultural difference in methodology and new developments in the field. Also, we welcome candidates with interests in working collaboratively to enhance the strengths of curricular and co-curricular programs across the arts, humanities, social sciences, business, and education. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Position Information

Working Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor-Sport Management
Building and Room No.

Anderson Center

Appointment Type Permanent Full-Time
If Time Limited. No
Appointment Length.
Position Number 001788

Requirements and Preferences

Position required to work during periods of adverse weather or other emergencies No
Normal Work Schedule

Monday-Friday normal class schedule times

Department Required Skills

All applicants should possess a doctoral degree in sport management or a related field; ABS’s with a firm completion date will be considered. In addition, applicants must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as a commitment to a liberal education in a diverse educational environment.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research and teaching interests, and the contact information for at least three references to https://jobs.wssu.edu. Applicants must arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to felderd@wssu.edu or mailed to Dr. Dennis Felder, Faculty Search Chair, Department of Health, Physical Education and Sport Studies Sciences, Winston-Salem State University, 146 Albert H. Anderson Center, 601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC, 27110.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Practical experience in the sport industry
Experience with program accreditation (Commission On Sport Management Accreditation)
Experience in teaching the following courses; sport marketing, finance & economics in sports, sport communication & introduction to sport management
Leadership within professional organizations

Required License or Certification
Valid US Driver's License Yes
Commercial Driver's License Required No
Physical Required No
List any other medical/drug tests required

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Describe the specific job duties related to this competency

Duties include teaching Sport Management courses, participation in scholarly activities and research, participation on departmental, school and university committees assisting the sport management program coordinator in the re-accrediting process for the sport management program (Commission On Sport Management Accreditation)

Percentage Of Time 100

Posting Details

Posting Details

Internal Posting Only No
Position Type Faculty
Time Limited Position No
Appointment Length
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Open Date 11/07/2017
Close Date 01/31/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered.

Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position.

Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

Winston-Salem State University is dedicated to providing equal opportunity in admissions and employment based on merit, and without discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, according to state and federal laws. Individuals desiring disability accommodations in the application and search process should contact Mrs. Myra Waddell at 336-750-8658 or waddellm@wssu.edu . Should you have any questions regarding this posting, please contact Cheryl Cooper-Peters at (336) 750-2804 or petersch@wssu.edu .

Winston-Salem State University is a bold, vibrant and diverse academic community that fosters the creative thinking, analytical problem-solving, and depth of character graduates need to transform themselves and their world. These values embody our motto, “Enter to Learn. Depart to Serve.”
Founded in 1892, WSSU enjoys a distinguished reputation as a historically black constituent institution of the University of North Carolina that offers a rich curriculum rooted in a high-quality, liberal education. We have been recognized as a national leader in higher education: U.S. News and World Report named WSSU one of the Top Public Schools in the U.S. and one of the Top Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the country.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Document

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
  5. References List
Optional Documents