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Assistant Professor of Sport Management

Company: St. John Fisher College
Location: Rochester
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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Assistant Professor of Sport Management


Tenure Track


St. John Fisher University, an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition located in Rochester, New York, seeks nominations and applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Sport Management. Preference will be given to applicants who can teach a broad range of classes in Sport Management, especially in Sport Finance and data analytics.

Applicants are encouraged to visit our web page to get more information about the requirements and coursework in Sport Management: 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 College 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. New faculty will arrive at an exciting time in our University's history. Our Sport Management program is one of the largest program 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. We are looking for a colleague who is well versed in the industry and who wants to become a member of the team.

Job Responsibilities

Required qualifications:* PhD or ABD in Sport Management or related field with a completion date of fall 2023. Candidates with a masters degree and at least 5 years of relevant sport industry experience will be considered.* Ability to teach a wide range of courses at the undergraduate level.* Demonstrated ability to be an excellent teacher.* Commitment to a consistent, high-quality scholarly agenda.* Commitment to mentoring and advising students.* Commitment to contributing to a climate of equity and inclusion.* Commitment to service.* Commitment to community engagement.* Excellent communication skills.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US and be available to start teaching in fall 2023.

Education / Experience

Applications are invited from candidates who have completed a doctorate or doctoral candidates with a scheduled completion date for the dissertation. Candidates with a masters degree and at least five years industry experience will be considered.

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Special Conditions for Eligibility

Please submit: Letter of interest, a statement of teaching philosophy, a 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 College 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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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.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

  • 3 References

  • Teaching Philosophy

    Optional Documents

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