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Assistant/Associate Professor of Sports Administration, Tenure-Track, Ohio University College of Business

Ohio University main campus, Athens, Ohio

Salary: Competitive, plus benefits

Ohio University College of Business is seeking to hire up to two faculty members as Assistant/Associate Professor of Sports Administration, Tenure-Track. The position is based on Ohio University’s main campus in beautiful, Athens, Ohio.

For more information, and to apply, go to: https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/22918.  


For full consideration, please apply by August 30, 2017.

 

Our Mission
Ohio University strives to be the best student-centered, transformative learning community in America, where approximately 40,000 students realize their promise, faculty advance knowledge, staff achieve excellence, and alumni become global leaders. OHIO is committed to fostering, embracing, and celebrating diversity in all its forms. Our Athens Campus offers students a residential learning experience in one of the nation’s most picturesque academic settings. Additional campuses and centers serve students across the state, and online programs further advance the University’s commitment to providing educational access and opportunity.

Primary Accountabilities
The Department of Sports Administration (DSA) in the College of Business (COB) at Ohio University is seeking up to two emerging or global leaders in sport business education to join the dynamic DSA faculty. Candidates must have sport industry experience, hold a terminal degree as recognized by AACSB, and be qualified to join our faculty at either the assistant or associate level. The expected start date is August of 2018.

The DSA is one of six departments in the College of Business and currently includes 13 full-time faculty members. We offer one undergraduate and three graduate programs. Currently, the DSA has approximately 500 undergraduate majors in Sport Management and more than 300 graduate students in its three graduate programs, the Master of Sports Administration (MSA), the Professional Master of Sports Administration (PMSA), and the Master in Athletic Administration (MAA). The COB and DSA also have an innovative and active presence in the executive education and international education spaces.


The MSA program received global recognition as Sport Business International ranked it the #1 Post-Graduate Sports Program in the World in 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2016. The Professional MSA was also ranked the #1 Post-Graduate Online Sports Program in the World in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.


Ohio University’s Sports Administration just finished celebrating its’ 50th Anniversary as a global leader in Sport Business education. Faculty have close connections with many of the more than 4,000 alumni, most of whom work in the sport industry. The alumni base provides crucial support to the academic programs by hosting interns, serving as mentors, providing consulting and research projects, serving as guest lecturers, and providing financial support.


The AECOM Center for Sports Administration, housed in the DSA, brings together students, alumni, and sport industry executives, and serves as a resource to address the issues facing the sport industry. The Center actively supports faculty research and teaching activities. It is also plays a vital role in supporting students with learning opportunities and real world experiences.


Ideal candidates will have an interest in teaching in face-to-face and online formats, a record of teaching excellence, an active research agenda, and expertise in sport analytics and/or social and digital marketing. However, candidates with an interest in teaching in other content areas will also be given full consideration. Candidates who have 4 years of industry work experience and hold an academic degree that meets the AACSB standards for academic qualification as published by the AACSB (see http://www.aacsb.edu/accreditation/business/standards/participants/standard10.asp) will receive special consideration. Pending budgetary approval, the start date is August 2018.


These are 9-month positions with a teaching load of five semester courses. Opportunities to teach in the summer, international programs, and executive education exist. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience.


Diversity is a core value of the College of Business at Ohio University. We believe that the educational environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to learn. The richness of the University community reflects diversity of culture, race, gender, region, age, religion, ideas, socioeconomic levels, sexual orientation, ability and a myriad of multi-cultures. You will find Ohio University is a microcosm of a global society.


Ohio University, established in 1804, is a state-assisted university located in picturesque Athens, OH, which provides a classic residential learning environment for over 20,000 students on the main campus in a highly “livable” environment. The College of Business at Ohio University is AACSB accredited and is home to over 3,000 students. The DSA is accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA).


Minimum Qualifications
An earned doctoral degree in Business, Sports Business, or a related discipline by the start date that meets the AACSB standards for academic qualification as published by the AACSB (see http://www.aacsb.edu/accreditation/business/standards/participants/standard10.asp) and have sport industry experience.

Compensation and Benefits
Competitive salary with outstanding benefits including, among others, generous paid time off, comprehensive insurance, and educational benefits for employee and eligible dependents.

Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity is a core value of the College of Business at Ohio University. We believe that the educational environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to learn. The richness of the University community reflects diversity of culture, race, gender, region, age, religion, ideas, socioeconomic levels, sexual orientation, ability and a myriad of multi-cultures. You will find Ohio University is a microcosm of a global society.


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