The College of Business at Anderson University cordially invites applications for a professional-track, ten-month instructional position in Sport Management, at the rank of assistant professor. The preferred start date for the position is Summer 2024. An earned doctorate in sport management or a closely related business field from a regionally accredited institution is strongly preferred; though candidates who are ABD or have earned a master’s degree will be considered. Experience teaching at the undergraduate level is also preferred. Exceptionally well-qualified candidates with teaching and sport industry related experience will be considered for appointment at an advanced rank (associate or full professor). Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. The University seeks candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning.
We are seeking a faculty member who is committed to teaching excellence as we start a new major in Sport Management. This role includes serving as a program lead, advising undergraduate students, and teaching courses related to sport management. Faculty could have a potential teaching schedule that includes undergraduate and graduate classes offered at the main campus, the Greenville, SC campus, and online. Those with industry experience, demonstrated teaching effectiveness, and an interest in helping shape a new major are encouraged to apply.
The College of Business at Anderson University is ACBSP accredited, has 18 full-time faculty members, serves approximately 500 graduate and undergraduate students, offers eight majors in the Bachelor of Science in Business degree program, six concentrations in the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program, the Bachelor of Organizational Leadership, and eleven minors. In addition to a robust undergraduate population, we offer an MOL and an MBA with four concentration options, and four graduate certificates.
Anderson University is a “more selective” comprehensive Christian university offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus and online. Anderson University is among US News and World Report’s “Best Regional Universities South,” and is on the publication’s “Most Innovative,” “Best Value,” “Best Undergraduate Teaching,” “Best Social Mobility” and “Best Online Programs” lists. Anderson also is ranked #26 nationally for Student Engagement by the Wall Street Journal; is a “Best College” among institutions of higher learning in the southeast by The Princeton Review; and is a four-time Apple Distinguished School. More information about the AU College of Business is available at https://www.andersonuniversity.edu/academics/business.
Anderson University is noted as a teaching university, but academic research is required.
This is an on-site, in person role. Application review will begin immediately and end with a successful appointment. Please include a digital cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, and an AU faculty application to: Sport Management Search Committee Chair, C/O Margaret Meece, Administrative Assistant, College of Business, via email@example.com.
About our Commitment to Diversity
Anderson University is a private Christian institution of higher education committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, pregnancy, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under applicable local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs.
The dedicated faculty and staff of Anderson University are committed to assuring a Christ-centered educational environment of excellence. In order to fulfil its religious tenets, and as recognized by law, those seeking employment at the University must be of the Christian faith and agree to respect and not undermine the University’s mission, values, vision, and Statement of Faith. Inquiries related to our commitment to diversity may be directed to HR@andersonuniversity.edu.
Located in the vibrant city of Anderson, in the rapidly growing region of Upstate South Carolina, Anderson University is a selective, Christian, comprehensive university offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus, online and at the University Center in Greenville. Students may choose from 64 major degree programs, 48 concentrations, 56 minors, 41 master’s and doctoral degrees and 12 certification programs.
Anderson University is among the fastest-growing private universities in the country, according to the U.S. Department of Education and the Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac. Increased enrollment only tells part of the story, however; the reason for it is Anderson’s reputation as a premier institution of higher learning and status among the best regional universities in the South as recognized by both U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. Further, U.S. News & World Report for 2023 named Anderson as one of the “Best Value” schools among regional universities in the South, and the Wall Street Journal for 2022 named Anderson #25 for best student engagement among all universities in the United States.