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Visiting Assistant Professor of Sport Management

Company: St. John Fisher College
Location: Rochester
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Position Details

Posting Summary

Position Title
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sport Management

Non-Tenure Track

Founded in 1948, St. John Fisher University is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the northeast and has a rich history of academic excellence and an outstanding reputation for its commitment to a student-centered, personalized educational environment. The educational philosophy of the founding Basilian Fathers-Teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge-reflects Fisher's traditions and values today, and the campus prepares individuals for lives of intellectual, professional, and civic integrity and where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced, .

The School of Arts and Sciences at St John Fisher University serves all undergraduate students through 33 programs, the Core general education curriculum, and pre-professional requirements. The School provides all the liberal arts offerings required for baccalaureate degrees, thus providing critical skills and perspectives across a wide range of disciplines.

Our Sport Management program is one of the largest programs in the School of Arts and Sciences and was the first COSMA accredited program in New York State. Our student-focused faculty promote active and applied learning. We pride ourselves on the strength of our relationships with program alumni and our connections to the sport industry. All Sport Management students are required to complete two industry experiences for credit, resulting in our graduates working across most segments of the sport industry at all levels.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US and be available to start teaching in fall 2023.

Job Responsibilities
Job responsibilities include:

  • Teach students with diverse learning styles in a variety of undergraduate courses in the sport management program and serving the University's core curriculum.

    • Anticipated course load is 4 3-credit courses per semester.

    • Support student development as an academic advisor and mentor.
    • Assist in the fostering of a climate of equity and inclusion.
    • Engage in professional development and industry relevant activities.
    • Actively participate in department, school, college, and community-level service functions.
    • Assist with requirements related to COSMA accreditation.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Sport Management Department Chair.

      Education / Experience
      Required qualifications:
      * PhD or Masters in Sport Management or related field with a completion date of fall 2023
      * Ability to teach a wide range of courses at the undergraduate level
      * Demonstrated ability to be an excellent teacher
      * Commitment to mentoring and advising students
      * Commitment to contributing to a climate of equity and inclusion
      * Commitment to service
      * Commitment to community engagement
      * Demonstrated excellent communication skills

      Competencies / Skills

      Supervision of Employees

      Physical and Mental Demands

      Work Environment

      Equipment to be Used

      Work Hours

      Special Conditions for Eligibility
      Please submit: Letter of interest, statement of teaching philosophy, CV, and contact information for three references.

      EEO Statement
      It is the policy of St. John Fisher University to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in each locality in which the University has employees.

      The University does not discriminate against applicants or employees in hiring, promotion, termination or the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sex, perceived sex, gender identity, gender expression, the status of being transgender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military status, veteran status, predisposing genetic, characteristics or genetic information, arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.

      The Title IX Coordinator is the designated University official with primary responsibility for coordinating compliance with Title IX and related federal and state laws. The Title IX Coordinator, Meg Flaherty, Ph.D., can be reached by phone (585-385-8232), email (, in-person in Campus Center 206, or outside of business hours by contacting the Office of Safety and Security (585-385-8111).


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      Open Until Filled

      Special Instructions to Applicant
      To prevent the infection and spread of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, the University requires that all successful applicants show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 before beginning employment, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted. Applicants believing they qualify for an exemption should inform Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended; please do not include any medical, genetic, or religious information on your application materials.

      Supplemental Questions

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      Documents Needed to Apply

      Required Documents

    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Cover Letter
    • Teaching Philosophy
    • 3 References

      Optional Documents

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