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POSITION: CHAIR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SPORT MANAGEMENT AND ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, OR FULL PROFESSOR OF SPORT MANAGEMENT 

 

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  

 

North Greenville University is receiving applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Sport Management and Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Sport Management beginning in Fall 2021.  Candidates applying for this position should hold an earned doctorate in Sport Management/Administration or a related field from an accredited institution.  Excellent oral and written communication skills, problem solving skills, as well as demonstrated leadership, vision and collaborative skills are necessary to assist in the successful operation of the department and the college.  Leadership experience as a Chair or Program Coordinator is preferred.   

North Greenville University is a teaching university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention.  Members of the NGU faculty are orthodox Christians who have a strong personal faith in Jesus Christ, are role models in their piety and ethics, maintain active membership in an evangelical congregation, and mentor students academically and spiritually.  They are Christian scholars who reflect upon their discipline from the perspective of a biblical worldview and are expected to teach in accordance with, and not contrary to the university’s Statement on Human Flourishing.  All employees of NGU are required to abstain from illegal drugs and beverage alcohol. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

  • Provide leadership and management for a Sport Management program with specialized accreditation through the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) 

  • Manage the Sport Management full-time and part-time faculty 

  • Develop program curriculum, including course and program proposals and revisions 

  • Coordinate curricular offerings each term 

  • Lead the department in academic advising 

  • Participate in student recruitment and retention 

  • Teach undergraduate courses in Sport Management in the classroom and in an online environment, as necessary 

  • Engage in service and scholarly activities 

  • Serve on faculty committees 

  • Model genuine Christian faith in and beyond the classroom 

  • Intentionally and explicitly integrate the Christian faith with teaching and scholarship 

 

Physical Requirements 

 

  • Visual Abilities: Read reports, create presentations, and use a computer system for teaching and administrative duties. 

  • Hearing: Hear well enough to communicate with co-workers, vendors, and students. 

  • Dexterity, grasping, feeling, writing, typing and using the telephone, copier, and computer systems. 

  • Mobility: Open files and operate office machines; move between departments and attend classes, meetings, and functions across campus. 

  • Speaking: Frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly. 

  • Lifting, pulling, pushing: Exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force ordinarily, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. 

  • Cognitive/Emotional: Ability to critically think and concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in conditions. 

 

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: 

 

This position is a full-time, nine-month position. The Chair of Sport Management reports to the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship, who reports to the Dean of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship. 

 

WORK SCHEDULE: 

 

Normal academic operations are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, and Friday, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.  Occasional work may be required on weekends and evenings for special university events required. 

 

APPLICATION: 

 

As part of the application, candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, and the contact information for two professional references, and one reference from a leader in your church.  Candidates submitting materials by February 1, 2021 will receive full consideration.  Review of candidates will continue until the position is filled. 

Please submit the North Greenville University application below.


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