Sunday, November 14, 2010

JOB: University of Louisville, Sports Management

University of Louisville
College of Education and Human Development
Department of Health and Sport Sciences

(Non-Tenure Track, 10-12-month appointment)

The College of Education and Human Development is seeking candidates for the position of Practitioner Instructor of Sport Administration in its Department of Health and Sport Sciences. This is a non-tenure-track 10 or 12 -month renewable contract lecturer position. We are seeking applicants with teaching expertise in one or more of the sport management core content areas; experience with intern supervision and mentorship, and demonstrated success as a sport management professional.

We offer undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs in Sport Administration. Both the undergraduate and masters programs have been approved by the Sport Management Program Review Council. The Sport Administration Program has approximately 343 undergraduate, 55 masters, and 15 doctoral students. More program information is available at

The University of Louisville is a growing metropolitan research university of approximately 21,000 students in an urban area with a population of over one million. Visit the University of Louisville web site at to learn more. The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) embraces the mission of the University and is committed to advancing the intellectual, cultural, and economic development of our diverse communities and citizens. Learn more about the CEHD at Louisville is the 16th largest city in the nation and is a thriving community that is increasingly diverse and known for sites such as Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, excellent college sports, competitive schools, geographic centrality, and a moderate climate.

The successful candidate will teach four classes per semester including oversight of undergraduate internship opportunities, and develop projects with local and national sports properties, agencies, teams and sponsors. The candidate should have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills that promote strong collaborations in the sports industry.


· Masters Degree in Sport Management or Sport Administration required;

· Earned Doctorate in Sport Management or Sport Administration, or a Juris Doctorate preferred.

· Experience with Intern Supervision and Mentorship either as an instructor or as a practitioner;

· Experience teaching undergraduate sport management or business classes

· Experience with external relations, development and/or fundraising activities.

· Previous high caliber work experience as a sport management professional in the sport industry; and

· Ability to create, market, and operate special events.

Salary: Competitive, based upon qualifications and experience.

Appointment Start Date: August 1, 2011.

Application deadline and procedures:

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, all application materials should be submitted by November 22, 2010.

Applicants must apply online at (select posting #26492).

You will be asked to electronically submit your curriculum vitae and complete a Self ID form on this site. The University will not sponsor USCIS work authorization for the selected candidate therefore, all candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

Please also submit to the Search Committee Chair listed below, a current Resume or CV, a letter of application explaining how minimum and preferred qualifications are met and describing relevant experiences and interests, names and contact information for at least three references, and a copy of transcripts. Letters of recommendations may be requested of candidates at a later date.

Dr. Alex Lyras, Chair, Sport Administration (Instructor) Search Committee
Department of Health and Sport Sciences
HP/Studio Arts Building, Room 106
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky 40292
(502) 852-5040
(502) 852-6683 (FAX)

1 comment:

ILEAD India said...

This is why I was wondering why all my friends chose sports management studies. Thanks for the post anyways.