Associate Professor/Faculty/Sport Management Program

Columbia International University
School of Business and Professional Studies
40 hours/12 months
July 01, 2021

The faculty in this position will teach in the School of Business and Professional Studies (SBPS) Sport Management Program.  The successful candidate will provide curriculum design and development for courses in Sport Management including Coaching/Leadership. The successful candidate will demonstrate proficiency in classroom teaching skills (in-person and online), success in coaching, and a commitment to advising, recruiting and retaining students. Successful candidate will meet the instructional and accreditation requirements and standards of SBPS and the University, including but not limited to a demonstrated commitment to CIU’s Core Values.  



  • Teach 7-8 undergraduate Sport Management-related courses per academic year (faculty workload is calculated at 24 semester hours), including helping to develop a new coaching curriculum.
  • Actively engage in student mentoring and advisement.
  • Assist with student recruitment and retention.
  • Assist with program growth, strategic planning, curriculum design and course review to ensure consistency with CIU’s institutional mission and School of Business program objectives. 
  • Participate in external community and professional development activities as requested.
  • Provide supervision of students in field internship courses as necessary.
  • Serve on university committees as assigned.
  • Attend CIU and School of Business faculty meetings, convocations, commencements, and other official functions.
  • Represent the best interests of the School of Business and CIU at all times.
  • Complete such other tasks and assignments related to the Sport Management program as may be assigned by the Dean of the School of Business or CIU Administration.
  • Position may be engaged in advising CIU Athletic Department from time to time and as requested.


  • At least three years teaching sport management related courses within a university/collegiate Sport Management program preferred.
  • Experience teaching online at the university level preferred.
  • Knowledge of the professional disciplines associated with Sport Management.  
  • At least three years successful coaching experience (college or professional experience preferred).
  • Active engagement/membership in sport management and professional coaching associations preferred. 
  • Coaching certifications preferred. 
  • Experience using Canvas desired but not required.
  • Strong communication skills.  
  • Demonstrated commitment to CIU’s Mission and Core Values
  • Commitment to providing quality education to all students.   
  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in Sport Management, Coaching, Sport Administration, Sport Leadership, or closely-related discipline required (Ph.D/Ed.D preferred)  

CIU provides a benefits package that includes:

  • 100% of employee’s cost of membership in the Health Plan
  • 401(k) plan with match opportunity 
  • 100% of employee’s cost of group life insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Vacation days, holidays, sick leave, family leave
  • Educational benefits are available