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Assistant Professor, Sports Management
Title:Assistant Professor, Sports Management
Department:Business Department

The Department of Business is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor of Sports Management for a 9-month, full-time, tenure track position with a start date of August 1, 2022.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent teacher and communicator who can offer a transformative educational experience for our majors and develop a strong working relationship with departmental colleagues.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Teaching courses in-seat and online in the Sports Management concentration including Introduction to Sports Management, Sports Law, Sports Marketing, Sales and Fundraising, and Event Management
  • Advising program majors and minors
  • Participating as assigned on faculty committees, department professional development meetings and workshops, monthly faculty meetings, and special campus or community events
  • Working closely with majors to develop meaningful internship opportunities
  • Supporting student research projects
  • Participating in official College functions including Faculty Institute, Convocation, Honors Day, Baccalaureate, and Commencement.

The successful candidate will be committed to best practice in the classroom and to working actively with colleagues to assess and refine courses in alignment with departmental learning outcomes. Prior experience teaching undergraduate students is preferred. The minimum education requirement for hiring consideration is a master’s degree with significant experience in the field. Consideration for tenure will require completion of a doctoral degree program.

To apply please submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and experience
  • Student evaluations or other evidence of teaching excellence
  • List of courses applicant is qualified to teach
  • Contact information for three professional references

Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until the position is filled.

About LaGrange, Georgia

LaGrange College is in LaGrange, Georgia (pop. 30,000) about an hour southwest of Atlanta. In a recent “Yahoo News” piece entitled Seven Things to do in Lagrange, Georgia, Sucheta Rawal refers to LaGrange as “a progressive small town with all the amenities of a big city.” An inviting community with a sense of traditional Southern charm and old-fashioned hospitality, LaGrange is home to Fortune 500 companies, historic landmarks, unique shops, a revitalized and thriving downtown, green spaces including The Thread, and restaurants for every taste. Area attractions, for children and adults, range from fine arts, including an art center, symphony, and performing arts to great outdoor life, including Callaway Gardens, West Point Lake, Pine Mountain, and FDR State Park. LaGrange also provides its residents an excellent recreational program. For more information about the city of LaGrange and the surrounding area, please check with the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce. A five-minute video introduction to the quality of life in LaGrange area can be found here.

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