Assistant Professor of Sport Management

St. John's University

Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: New York, NY
Contract type: Full time
St. John's University
Assistant Professor of Sport Management Tracking Code 219109-951 Job Description


Tenure-Track Appointment

Division of Sport Management

Assistant Professor of Sport Management

The Division of Sport Management in the Collins College of Professional Studies at St. John’s University in Queens, New York, USA is seeking applications to fill a new, full-time, tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Sport Management commencing September 1, 2023.

St. John\'s University ( ), established in 1870, has campuses in New York City; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and career opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.

The Collins College of Professional Studies (CCPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the university and serves more than 3500 students at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels. Learn more here:

The Division of Sport Management delivers a BS in Sport Management as well as a Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Sport Management. Faculty focus on preparing students for careers in college, professional, and international sport; esports; coaching; recreation; and related fields. An emphasis on career and employment readiness is essential for Sport Management majors. Learn more about our programs here:



Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to undertake teaching (three to four classes per semester), research, service, and student engagement activities. Research productivity is important, but secondary to teaching excellence and a strong commitment to student engagement. Division faculty are expected to participate in academic advisement, student mentoring, academic assessment, and other activities as required by the Chair and/or Dean.

Qualifications: Ideal candidates will possess a doctorate in sport management, have experience teaching sport management classes as the instructor of record, and exhibit evidence of or the potential for research productivity. The area of expertise sought for this position is open. Candidates should be familiar with technology-supported learning pedagogy (e.g., online learning, Canvas LMS) and be able to integrate technology into their teaching pedagogy. International applicants are welcome to apply, because St. John’s University can provide a work visa to the successful applicant.

How to Apply: To apply, please complete the online application, including submission of a (1) cover letter, (2) resume/CV, (3) list of previously taught courses, and (4) contact information for at least three references. Reference letters will be requested directly from listed references for all applicants invited to interview for the position. All documents, letters and any questions can be addressed to the Chairperson of the Division of Sport Management and head of the search committee, Dr. David P. Hedlund, Ph.D. ([email protected]).

Timeline: Review of applications will begin on Monday, October 17, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

EOE Statement: St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

Commitment to Inclusion: A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.

I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

Job Location Queens, New York, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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