Employment Description

Assistant Professor of Business/Sports Management - Tenure Track
Date Posted 11/29/2016
Hiring Status No Longer Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities

The Assistant Professor of Business/Sport Management teaches sport management and other business courses for undergraduate business majors, service courses for students in majors outside business, and general education courses for liberal arts students. The role is expected to support, in works and actions, the Lasallian educational mission of the university.

  • Teach sport management and business courses as per standard credit load.
  • Serve as academic student advisor to advisees on understanding and reinforcement of course content, academic sequence, and program selections that define and develop educational degree plans
  • Perform activities related to assessment of student learning
  • Perform department administrative work and serve on faculty committees as required
  • Remain active in scholarship to further knowledge and stay current in the discipline
  • Participate in commencement exercises and other required university commitments


Essential Skills and Abilities
  • Effective mentoring of students in a classroom and individually 

  • Advanced knowledge and skill in instructional strategies, instructional technology, and content delivery 

  • Experience engaging in multi-disciplinary collaborations

  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
  • Doctorate in Sport Management or Business from an accredited institution of higher learning is preferred. Master’s degree/MBA in sport management or business with demonstrated teaching excellence is minimum requirement
  • Five years’ sport industry professional experience
  • Commitment to the Lasallian charism as expressed in the university’s mission, vision, and Lasallian core principles
Additional Required Materials Letter of application, curriculum vita/resume, teaching philosophy and teaching evaluations if available, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references. All application materials must be submitted online.
Application Review Date 01/09/2017
Starting Date 08/21/2017
Contact Dr. Shelly McCallum-Ferguson
Contact Email smccallu@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 9 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.