The College of Business, Leadership and Ethics and the Dahl School of Business at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Sport Management faculty position beginning in Fall 2021. The successful candidate will primarily teach a range of undergraduate courses in the Sport Management and Leadership program. Additional teaching assignments may include other areas of interest in management, marketing, and data analytics/statistics. The position also requires advising sport management majors and minors, mentoring students seeking internship and job placement, fostering relationships with aligned professional organizations, assisting with curriculum management, participating in campus committees, and engaging in the academic life of the College.
We are seeking an individual with solid academic preparation, professional experience, and a true passion for helping students become successful, principled sport and leisure industry leaders. Candidates must be innovative in their pedagogical approach with an understanding of the skills and technological literacy required to lead in a global environment. We seek collegial faculty who view themselves foremost as educators and possess a commitment to scholarship.
Viterbo University is a Catholic, Franciscan, liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 2500 students. Viterbo is located in scenic La Crosse, Wisconsin, which has been rated as one of the top places to live in the US. The region features an attractive cost of living, beautiful bluffs and coulees, three major rivers including the Mississippi River, world class health care and education systems, and easy access to major cities in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois.
Qualifications: The successful candidate shall have: (1) a Masters in Sports Management or Sports Administration, Ph.D. or Ed.D. preferred, (2) college teaching experience, and (3) sport industry experience. Doctoral degree required for immediate tenure track appointment. An active agenda of scholarship and professional activity in academic or industry groups is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in curriculum development and student recruitment for the program.
To apply, please complete online employment application (https://viterbo.applicantpro.com/jobsearch/?classification=Faculty_Positions) and letter of application indicating interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts (initial submissions may be unofficial copies), and contact information for two professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Submissions prior to June 15, 2021 are preferred.
Contact Information: Frank Ludwig, Interim Dean, College of Business, Performing Arts, and Leadership, Viterbo University, 900 Viterbo Drive, La Crosse, WI 54601 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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