Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Sport Management

JOB TITLE: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Sport Management

DIVISION: Academic Affairs

SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Department Chair

DEPARTMENT: Health & Sport Management


Benedict College has a full-time, tenure track faculty position in Sport Management available for the 2024-2025 academic year in the Health & Sport Management Department.


BASIC FUNCTIONS: Teach and develop courses in discipline as assigned by the dean or department chair; provide academic advising to students; maintain an active scholarly agenda of research and service; serve on departmental, school, and college committees; engage in assessment requirements; participate in community service and outreach programs; and work collaboratively with colleagues and other programs. This faculty member will maintain a minimum of 10 office hours per week for student access and inquiry.  _____________________________________________________________________________________


  • Teach 12 sch per semester (combination of undergraduate and graduate courses in sport management)
  • Provide advising to assigned students at the undergraduate and graduate levels to include advisement of senior research papers, graduate theses, capstone and culminating research projects
  • Contribute to curriculum development, assessment of student learning outcomes, and co-curricular enhancements
  • Serve on committees on department, school, and college levels
  • Engage in scholarly research appropriate for rank
  • Develop and submit grant proposals
  • Participate in public service initiatives
  • Collaborate with colleagues on initiatives supportive of transformational student learning
  • Support student development through field studies, competitions, department and campus organizations and initiatives, service-learning, etc.


  • Strong track record of successful college teaching
  • Proficiency with the development and implementation of courses using virtual learning resources and teaching platforms
  • Demonstrated capacity to facilitate student learning and engagement
  • Commitment to excellence in college teaching, to an active scholarly agenda, and to working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional responsibilities, student development, and service



Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned PhD (or ABD) in Sport Management, or sport-related field
  • Familiarity with sport management curriculum and programs
  • Familiarity with COSMA and accreditation standards
  • Familiarity with academic advising to include supervising undergraduate (i.e., internships, research projects) and graduate experiences (i.e., theses)
  • Ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning ability to demonstrate collegiality and a sound work ethic

Preferred Qualifications

  • Earned PhD in Sport Management
  • Two (2) or more years of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level in higher education
  • Established research agenda and record of scholarly work in discipline
  • Successful track record of academic advising of undergraduates and graduate experiences (i.e., theses, practicums)

Application Instructions:

Initial review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until a qualified candidate is hired. We anticipate initial screening interviews via Zoom in January of 2024. For full consideration, application materials must be received no later than Friday, January 26, 2024. Please complete and submit the following:

experience, research experience and/or practical counseling experience

  • a curriculum vitae
  • official college transcript(s)
  • three professional reference letters

Submit documents to:

Academic Affairs Search Committee

ATTN: Dr. Janeen P. Witty, Vice President for Academic Affairs


For further information, contact:

Dr. Akilah Carter-Francique, Dean

School of Education, Health and Human Services

Benedict College

1600 Harden Street

Columbia, SC 29204


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