Department Exercise and Sport Science - 318600
Posting Open Date 10/14/2021
Application Deadline 11/29/2021
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Teaching Assistant Professor - Sport Administration
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID FAC0003689
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range Competitive - Commensurate with experience
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2022
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a major research University
in the North Carolina state system with enrollment of over 30,000 students.
The Department of Exercise and Sport Science supports an undergraduate program
of over 1,400 undergraduate majors, 30% of whom identify as Black, Indigenous,
or as a Person of Color. The department has three undergraduate specialization
areas (Exercise and Sport Science, Fitness Professional, and Sport
Administration); a graduate program of 60 students, consisting of a Master of
Arts program (Exercise Physiology, Sport Administration, Athletic Training),
and a Doctoral program in Human Movement Science in cooperation with the UNC-
CH School of Medicine. The department aims to foster an inclusive climate and
fair practices for all its students, faculty, and staff.
The undergraduate specialization in sport administration is growing rapidly
and currently enrolls nearly 300 students, with alumni working in all facets
of the sport industry. The graduate sport administration specialization
includes 20 master's degree seeking students, is focused on the preparation of
collegiate athletics administrators, and operates in close association with
the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Athletics.
Teach students from diverse life experiences and learning styles in two or
three of the following courses (3/3 course load): facility and event
management, sport law, sport sales, introduction to sport administration, and
field experience in sport administration (internships).
Assist with departmental efforts inclusive of, but not limited to,
developing undergraduate sport administration volunteer and experiential
opportunities, student club events, newsletters, and social media
Career advising for culturally and intellectually diverse sport
administration majors with an emphasis on connecting students with industry
Help foster the climate of inclusion and equity outlined by the mission of
the Department and University.
Participate in departmental and university service and governance
Perform other responsibilities and duties as may be assigned by the Chair
of the Department.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
A Master's degree in Sport Administration or related discipline is required
with an earned doctorate (PhD, EdD, JD) in Sport Administration or related
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Demonstrated collegiate-level teaching experience is preferred.
Experience and/or extensive relationships within the sport industry are
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Candidates should upload 1) a letter of application, 2) a teaching statement
highlighting the candidate's teaching and mentoring philosophies (using
Teaching Philosophy/evaluations tab), and 3) a curriculum vitae. The
application materials should reflect the candidate's commitment to the
Department's goal of establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse
environment. At the time of application, candidates will be required to
identify the names, titles, and email addresses of three professional
references who may be contacted by email with instructions for submitting
letters of recommendation.
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gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin,
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