Southern Methodist University — Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Sport Management, Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness

Southern Methodist University offers an exciting unique opportunity in the Applied Physiology and Sport Management and the Master of Science in Sport Management programs. Candidates must have a minimum of a master’s degree in sport management or sports marketing. Applicants should demonstrate real-world experience in the sports industry, a minimum of 5 years, as well as a record of accomplishment teaching sport management courses both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates who also have a terminal degree will be preferred.

Responsibilities:  This position requires directing and overseeing both the undergraduate and the graduate sport management programs involving curriculum issues, recruiting students and faculty, assessment and overall promotion of the sport management programs. The successful candidate will also teach the equivalent of 3 classes per semester including but not limited to: Contemporary Issues in Sport Management; Applied Sport Management Skills; Advanced Public Relations in Sport; Sport Management Practicum; Sports Finance; Sports Marketing; Sales and Promotion; Sports Law and Ethics/Society in Sport.  This Director’s position includes both undergraduate and graduate advising. For the undergraduate sport management majors the advising focuses on  the general education curriculum and major degree program requirements along with undergraduate internship opportunities and projects with local and national sports organizations.  The Director will also oversee and coordinate the internship placements for the MSSM (Master of Science in Sport Management) graduate students.   The candidate should have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills that promote strong collaborations in the sports industry throughout the United States.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. This is a non-tenure-track 12-month renewable contract clinical position, 00053172, which begins fall semester 2018.

To ensure full consideration for the position, applications should be submitted by January 31, 2018. However, the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify all applicants of its employment decision after the position is filled. Please refer to Position No. 00053172 on all application materials.

Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

Interested applicants should submit their application package through the online system: https://apply.interfolio.com/45786.  The application package should include the following: 1) a letter of application highlighting the candidate’s qualifications, 2) complete curriculum vitae, and 3) three letters of recommendation.  Letters of recommendation should be submitted directly from the author through the online system: https://secure.interfolio.com. Candidates may submit websites, CDs, DVDs that showcase samples of their work to Susan Holland (slholland@mail.smu.edu), Co-Chair of SM Search Committee, Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Southern Methodist University, PO Box 750382, Dallas, Texas 75275-0382. All digital material/files/media must be fully functioning on both PC and Mac platforms.

For questions about the search submission process, the department or the position, please contact Lynn Romejko Jacobs, Search Committee Co-Chair, at lromejko@smu.edu.

SMU is an inclusive and intellectually vibrant community of teachers and scholars that values diverse research and creative agendas. SMU offers excellent benefits including full same-sex domestic partner benefits. Explore SMU at http://www.smu.edu.  Our beautifully shaded campus of Georgian-Revival-inspired architecture is situated in the heart of Dallas. The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, a culturally rich arts and global business center, is home to many universities, arts organizations, and Fortune 500 and over 100 corporations.  Visit http://www.dallaschamber.org.

SMU will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression.    The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, accessequity@smu.edu.

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