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Colorado State University Sport Management Instructor - Open Pool in Fort Collins, Colorado

Working Title Sport Management Instructor - Open Pool

Position Location Fort Collins, CO

Posting Number 202000061F

Proposed Annual Salary Range 44,000-48,000

Position Type Faculty

Work Hours/Week

Description of Work Unit

Colorado State University is located in Fort Collins, a city of 151,000. Located 65 miles north of Denver, the city is nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and alongside the banks of the Cache La Poudre River. Fort Collins offers the convenience of a small town with the amenities of a larger city including a strong public school system, various recreational opportunities, cultural offerings, and dining venues. Residents experience a moderate 4-season climate with an average of 300 days of sunshine a year.

The College of Liberal Arts (CLA) is a community of arts, humanities, and social science scholars who study the cultural, social, environmental, and historical context in which we live, and examine what it means to be human. CLA students and faculty share a commitment to the well-being of the human community, the natural environment in which we live, and to the inspiration of the human spirit. Through our research and scholarship, we add to the world’s body of knowledge and artistry. This provides a comprehensive liberal arts education so that students can navigate their individual and communal paths through the human experience. The CLA serves over 6,400 undergraduate students and more than 500 graduate students with over 300 faculty members. There are now more than 50,000 Colorado State University CLA alumni all across the globe.

The Masters of Sport Management (MSPMT) is part of the School of Public Policy and Innovative Leadership within the College of Liberal Arts. The MSPMT program aims to prepare dynamic leaders for tomorrow’s sport industry through scholarship, leadership, diversity, and quality academic and practical experience through a mixture of academic and applied education in areas such as sport governance, policy, marketing, communications and leadership. Drawing from interdisciplinary frameworks, all curriculum of the MSPMT program is geared towards providing students with the necessary skills and knowledge to become successful sport industry leaders. Graduates of the sport management master’s program will gain practical and theoretical knowledge to pursue a range of mid-high level positions in sport. Students are prepared to pursue leadership roles within sport equipped with critical understandings and tools for effective responsiveness to the shifts in industries of sport. Course instruction is delivered in both online and in-residence formats.

Tenure/Tenure Track?

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To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 12/31/2020

Number of Vacancies

Desired Start Date 08/16/2020

Position End Date

Position Summary

The Masters of Sport Management (MSM) program invites applications for non-tenure track instructors. These positions will be 9-month academic appointments with the potential for summer teaching. Successful candidates will be expected to teach and develop courses in the MSM graduate core and elective curriculum. The primary purpose of these positions is to support the MSM program through teaching and service. These positions will join a collegial group of committed faculty, will teach/co-teach a maximum of three academic courses per semester (with the possibility of teaching during the summer). The start date is August 16, 2020. Salary is dependent on degree type, teaching load, and service expectations.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Required Job Qualifications

1) A masters or terminal Degree in Sport Management, Sport Science, Sport Administration, and/or related field (such as business, economics, political science, media and communications, sociology, law, education, environmental science); 2) Excellent communication skills (both written/verbal); 3) Evidence of successful teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

Preferred Job Qualifications

1) Evidence of at least 2 years successful teaching in sport management and/or a related field at the undergraduate or graduate level; 2) Evidence demonstrating professional creative/scholarly accomplishments in the candidate’s area of expertise; 3) Evidence of successful teaching in sport management and/or related field at the undergraduate and/or graduate level; 4) Ability to advance MSPMT and university commitment to diversity and inclusion through relevant programs, goals and activities.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The MSM program offers a rolling admissions process for students to begin courses in August, January, and May. We will begin hiring these Instructor positions for a start date of August 16, 2020 and will continue to review the pool for potential applicants as positions become available. This pool is valid through December 31, 2020, at which time, applicants wishing to remain in the pool must reapply.

Applicants must submit: 1) A cover letter indicating experience as it relates to the required and preferred job qualifications, including a statement addressing your commitment to diversity and inclusion; 2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) Statement of Teaching Philosophy; 4) The names and contact information for 3-5 professional references that will be contacted at the semi-finalist stage.*

*References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, 201 Administration Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-8004, (970) 491-5312.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Search Contact Albert Bimper Jr. ;

Essential Duties

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3

Maximum Requested 5

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

  • Portfolio

Optional Documents