Ohio University in Ohio
|Date Posted||August 27, 2014|
Department of Sports Administration Ohio University
The DSA is seeking candidate a PQ scholar to join its faculty. The successful candidate will have teaching experience, previous sport industry work experience, and an interest in working with students, alumni and friends of the program. Experience with innovative teaching pedagogies is considered an asset. A teaching dossier should be provided along with evidence of strong industry connections.
Pending budgetary approval, the start date is August 2015. Candidates will have a strong background in an area of the sport business or a related business expertise.
The teaching load for the position, provided AACSB qualifications are met, is 7 courses. Positions are 9-month contracts, although opportunities to teach in the summer, international programs, and executive education exist. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s education and experience.
The Department of Sports Administration (DSA) in the College of Business at Ohio University is entering an exciting phase as the Department approaches its 50th anniversary. The world-ranked DSA is seeking an experienced university-level teacher who is professionally qualified (PQ) under AACSB to join its faculty.
The DSA is one of six departments in the College of Business and currently includes 12 full-time faculty and staff members. Under new leadership, the DSA has plans to grow its position as one of the world’s leading sport management institutions. The DSA offers one undergraduate and three graduate programs. Currently, the DSA has approximately 450 undergraduate majors in Sport Management and 300 graduate students in its three programs, the Master of Sports Administration, the Professional Master of Sports Administration, and the Master in Athletic Administration.
For almost 50 years, Ohio University’s Sports Administration program has been a leader in the field. We have close connections with many of our more than 3000 alumni, most of whom work in the sport industry, and who provide a crucial base of support for our programs, including hosting interns, serving as mentors, providing consulting and research projects, serving as guest lecturers, and providing financial support.
Our MSA program received global recognition as SportBusiness International ranked it the #1 Post-Graduate Sports Program in the World in 2012 and 2013. The Professional MSA was also ranked the #1 Post-Graduate Online Sports Program in the World in 2013.
The Center for Sports Administration, housed in the DSA, brings together students, alumni, and sport industry executives, and serves as a resource to address the issues facing the sport industry. The Center actively supports faculty research and teaching activities. It is also plays a vital role in supporting students with learning opportunities and real world experiences.
Ohio University, established in 1804, is a state-assisted university located in picturesque Athens, OH, which provides a classic residential learning environment for over 20,000 students on the main campus (http://www.ohio.edu/) in a highly “livable” environment. The College of Business at Ohio University is AACSB accredited and is home to over 2,900 students. The DSA is accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA).