Overview

The Assistant/Associate Professor of Sport Management will join a team of productive and motivated faculty who practice a student-centered approach to support preparing undergraduate and graduate students to become successful in their chosen professional careers. Candidates must be able to teach undergraduate sport management courses, provide academic advising to sport management students, engage in scholarships and service, and establish and maintain relationships within the sport industry/community.

Job Duties

The Assistant/Associate Professor will be expected to:

  • Teach undergraduate courses primarily in the Sport Management program
  • Work closely with other faculty in the Physical Education/School Health, Sport Coaching, and Athletic Administration
  • Engage in academic advising for Sport Management majors
  • Serve as chair, or as a committee member, for graduate student theses/project (“graduate faculty” status)
  • Contribute through service on departmental committees
  • Serve on Department, College, and University committees
  • Provide service to the community, and to the profession
  • Conduct and disseminate research and scholarship including both publications and presentations in Sport Management and related areas
  • Participate in state and national organizations that serve the field of Sport Management and other organizations of interest
  • Establish and maintain relationships with professionals in the sport industry
  • Serve as University Supervisor for Sport Management students completing field experience practicums and internships

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Sport Management or related field
  • Experience teaching Sport Management courses at the university level
  • Ability to establish productive and collaborative working relationships with other faculty and staff
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusivity through demonstrated experience working with diverse populations

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience teaching university undergraduate-level
  • Experience teaching university graduate-level courses
  • Experience teaching online courses
  • Experience chairing graduate committees
  • A record of scholarship in the field of Sport Management
  • Knowledge of, and participation in curriculum development and program assessment
  • Participation in state and national organizations

Competencies

  • Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
  • Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
  • Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
  • Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

Appointment: Full-Time, Tenure-Track, 9 Month Appointment

BenefitsCWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance.

Additional Information For additional information about the University, visit : http://www.cwu.edu
For additional information about Ellensburg, visit : http://www.myellensburg.com
OR http://www.kittitascountychamber.com

How To Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:

  • A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting, (c) detail how teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic fields (applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further CWU’s commitment to diversity);
  • Current curriculum vitae;
  • Copy of transcripts for the highest degree held; and
  • Names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references.

NOTE: All job offers are contingent upon verification of highest degree held. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.
** Incomplete applications will not be considered.
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date.

Contact Information

Name: Dr. Brian McGladrey
Title: Assistant Professor & Search Chair
Email: Brian.McGladrey@cwu.edu
Phone: 509-963-1972
Website: Physical Education, School Health and Movement Studies

Please contact Human Resources at hr@cwu.edu or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.

Conditions of Employment

Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.

The conditions of employment with Central Washington University are set forth in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Central Washington University and United Faculty of Central, University policies and procedures, and applicable state and federal laws.

The Collective Bargaining Agreement may be found here: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/faculty-contract/.