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Lecturer, Executive in Residence, and Director, Masters of Sports Admin Program

Ohio University College of Business, Athens, Ohio

Salary: Competitive, plus benefits

Ohio University’s College of Business is conducting a global search for a Lecturer-Executive in Residence who will also serve as the Director of its world-ranked Masters of Sports Administration Program in the Department of Sports Administration. The position is based on Ohio University’s main campus in beautiful, Athens, Ohio.

For more information, and to apply, go to:  
For full consideration, please apply by August 7, 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 Masters of Sports Administration (MSA) program at Ohio University is widely recognized as one of the elite programs in our field. It has been ranked the #1 post-graduate sport business program globally in 5 of the past 6 years (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017) by Sport Business International and Ohio University recently celebrated its 50th anniversary offering post-graduate sport management education.

The sought candidate to lead the program will have a strong academic and professional background. They will be hired as a full-time term faculty member at the Executive-in-Residence level, and will need to be willing to relocate to Ohio University’s main campus in Athens, Ohio.

We are seeking candidates who hold a graduate degree (PhD, MBA, MSA or other) and has vast experience in senior leadership roles in industry, particularly the sport industry. They have taught at the university level and have a strong network.

Salary and benefits are very competitive and are based on qualifications. A record of thought leadership and a history of being a successful manager is required.

The expected start date is either August 2017 or January 2018.

Further opportunities in the College to teach in the summer, teach/manage international programs, and executive education exist.

Founded in Athens in 1804, Ohio University is the oldest university in what was once the Northwest Territory. The main campus is located amid scenic state and national parks in a family-friendly and culturally rich community 75 miles southeast of Columbus. A comprehensive state-assisted university Ohio University enrolls over 19,500 students on the Athens campus and 7,500 on five regional campuses.

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.

The application deadline is August 7, 2017. For questions, please feel free to contact Norm O’Reilly at

Minimum Qualifications
- Graduate degree (PhD, MBA, MSA or other)
- Experience in senior leadership roles in industry, particularly the sport industry
- Experience teaching at the university level with a strong network
- A record of thought leadership
- History of being a successful manager

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



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