Associate Professor, Sport Management Program

  • Columbia International University
  • Columbia, SC
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology

Job Description


CIU School of Business and Professional Studies (SBPS) is seeking an Associate Professor Sport Management Faculty to teach in and provide curriculum design and development for SBPS/Coaching Skills, Coaching/Leadership, and related courses and disciplines within SBPS and the SBPS Sport Management program. The successful candidate will demonstrate success in coaching college-level teams, proficiency in classroom teaching skills (in-person and online), and a commitment to advising, recruiting and retaining students. The successful candidate will meet the instructional and accreditation requirements and standards of SBPS and the University, including but not limited to a demonstrated commitment to CIU's Core Values.


  • Teach 7-8 undergraduate sport management related courses per academic year (faculty workload is calculated at 24 semester hours), with initial emphasis on new coaching and coaching skills program development.
  • Actively engage in student mentoring and advisement.
  • Assist with student recruitment and retention.
  • Assist with program growth, strategic planning, curriculum design and course review to ensure consistency with CIU's institutional mission and School of Business program objectives. 
  • Participate in external community and professional development activities as requested.
  • Provide supervision of students in field internship courses as necessary.
  • At least three years successfully coaching one or more collegiate sports within a recognized NCAA or NCCAA conference required.
  • Head coaching experience for collegiate sports team required.
  • At least three years teaching coaching-related courses in the classroom within a university/collegiate Sport Management program required.
  • At least three years of experience teaching effectively at an accredited university.
  • Active engagement/membership in professional coaching associations preferred. 
  • Knowledge of the professional disciplines associated with Sport Management.
  • Demonstrated commitment to CIU's Mission and Core Values.
  • Ph.D/Ed.D or equivalent in Sport Management, Coaching, Sport Administration, Sport Leadership, Coaching, or closely-related field. Coaching certifications preferred. 
  • Master's in Sport Management or closely-related discipline required.


CIU provides a benefits package that includes 100% of the employee's cost of membership in the Health Plan; a 401(k) plan with match opportunity, vacation, discounted tuition Pre3K-Master's, and more.

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