Sport Management Teaching Faculty

Sport Management Teaching Faculty

Teachers College, Henderson

Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

Job Description:  Instructor (non-tenure track) or Assistant Professor (tenure track) of Sport Management, nine-month position beginning August 2018.  The successful candidate will teach primarily sport management courses in the Department of HPER. Other duties include, but are not limited to, coordinating the sport management degree program and general recreation degree program, advising recreation majors and minors, supervising the field experience program, assisting program faculty with preparation for program accreditation, and building and maintaining collaborative relations with local, state and regional agencies.

Qualifications: Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. In pursuit of this commitment, candidates will possess a doctorate degree in Recreation, Sport Management, Leisure Studies, or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with university teaching experience in the areas above and three years of experience working in the sport management profession. A doctorate or ABD status is required for tenure-track position; the successful candidate who does not hold a doctorate must complete a doctorate within a time frame established by the university. The successful candidate should have strong interpersonal skills along with excellent organizational and communication skills. He or she should have an understanding and commitment to the use of technology and demonstrate academic planning and advising abilities.

Salary:    Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

University: Henderson State University is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock, Arkansas on Interstate 30.  Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic Lake DeGray, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures.  Please visit, or for more information about Henderson State University and our community.

Department: The  HPER department offers the following undergraduate degrees: B.S.E. in Health & Physical Education; B.S. in Recreation, B.S. in Sport Management and a B.S. in Health & Human Performance. Graduate degrees include a M.S.E. in Advanced Instructional Studies with a concentration in Physical Education and M.S in Sport Administration.

Application: Interested candidates should send letter of application, unofficial transcripts, and current curriculum vita including scholarship activities, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for at least three references via email in PDF format.

Dr. Bryon Martin, Search Committee Chair

Review of applications will begin January 25, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.  The final applicant for this position will be required to submit to a background screening including a criminal background check pursuant to university policy.  The applicant will also be required to provide official transcripts to Human Resources.  Under the provisions of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, applications are subject to public inspection upon written request.