Teaching Assistant Professor - Sport Administration

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States

November 29, 2021

Description

Posting Information 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 FTE 1 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.

Position Summary

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 communication. Career advising for culturally and intellectually diverse sport administration majors with an emphasis on connecting students with industry professionals. 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 functions. 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 field preferred.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Demonstrated collegiate-level teaching experience is preferred. Experience and/or extensive relationships within the sport industry are preferred.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions

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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Department Contact Name and Title Nels Popp, Search Committee Chair

Department Contact Telephone or Email nelspopp@email.unc.edu Academic Personnel Office Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to equalopportunity@unc.edu.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Teaching Philosophy/evaluations
  • Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

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