University of Mount Union — Assistant Professor of Sport Business


Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Sport Business

Department: School of Business

Available: August 2022


The School of Business, within the College of Applied and Social Sciences at the University of Mount Union, invites applications for a full-time faculty colleague to teach in the sport business discipline beginning August 1, 2022. Faculty rank will be commensurate with academic qualifications and experience.

The School of Business at the University of Mount Union is comprised of undergraduate majors in accounting, economics, finance, human resources management, management, marketing, public relations, risk management and insurance, and sport business. Additionally, it offers minors in accounting, business administration, economics, entrepreneurship, leadership studies, and sport business. The School of Business offers a breadth of knowledge and career-specific study through a robust curriculum and experiential learning opportunities. Undergraduate programs currently offered in the School of Business are accredited through the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners and the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). The department also offers an online MBA program with two concentrations.


Responsibilities will include teaching in a variety of undergraduate courses in Sport Business. Specifically, sport marketing/public relations, sport analytics, sport sales, and international sports are preferred. The candidate will be expected to serve as an advisor and mentor for undergraduate majors and support students in research. Additionally, the successful candidate will engage in professional development, scholarly activity, and service activities for the School of Business, the College of Applied and Social Sciences (CASS), the University, and the community.

Preferred Qualifications:

Qualifications include an earned doctorate in Sport Management or closely related discipline. ABD may be considered at the designation of Visiting Professor. Candidates with an earned Master's Degree in Sport Management, or a closely related discipline, may also be considered. We seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. College/University teaching experience with preference given to individuals with previous teaching experience in the sport business discipline. A preference will be given to individuals with previous online teaching experience.


Competitive, based on qualifications. Fringe benefits include a 10% contribution by the University to TIAA/CREF after one year of service; contribution by the University toward hospitalization, major medical, disability, and group life insurance; tuition exchange for qualified dependents.

Equal Opportunity:

The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Mount Union prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, marital or parental status, pregnancy, disability, or genetic information in student admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or employment as now or may hereafter be required by University policy and federal or state law.

Candidate Instructions: Candidates should provide a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references. Electronic applications are required and can be submitted online at www. Please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Lori Braa with any questions. Review of all applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, all materials submitted by midnight, February 15, 2022. The position will be open until filled.

University Information: The University of Mount Union, a private Midwestern institution founded in 1846, offers a rigorous and relevant academic program that is grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union's more than 2,300 students can select from 56 broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors as well as master's programs in physician assistant studies and education and a doctoral program in physical therapy. Known for its academic excellence and personal approach, the institution boasts a 13:1 student-faculty ratio and a curriculum delivered by dedicated faculty members, 87% of whom hold terminal degrees in their fields.

Since 2005, nearly $110 million has been invested in the construction and renovation of modern facilities including a recreation center, apartment-style housing options, health, and medical sciences facility, and performing arts center. Primarily residential in nature, Mount Union's picturesque 123-acre campus is located in Alliance, OH

(population 23,000), within 80 miles of both Cleveland and Pittsburgh. The 162-acre Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center is located six miles away. The University's endowment is in excess of $141 million.

The University strives to make its exceptional educational experience accessible to students of all financial backgrounds. Its increasingly diverse campus community benefits from a student-centered approach and array of activities for cultural, civic, and social development. Students experience outstanding opportunities for success after graduation, both in the workforce and in graduate study.

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