Code: 128 Posted: 08/24/2015

Assistant Professor Sport Management
Health, Exercise Science and Sport Management Department, College of Natural and Health Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Position Location: Southeastern, WI

The Health, Exercise Science and Sport Management Department at the University of Wisconsin Parkside invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sport Management position scheduled to start in the 2016-2017 academic year.



  • Earned terminal degree (Ph.D., Ed.D, J.D.) with focus in the sport management field, required by the time of appointment. All But Dissertation (A.B.D.) status candidates will be considered for a one-year appointment to a Lecturer position with potential conversion to a tenure-track Assistant Professor position possible if the terminal degree is completed by June 1, 2017.  
  • Demonstrated ability to teach a variety of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels as assigned by the HESM Department in the sport management field. Among the courses currently scheduled to be taught by this position include: Ethics and Issues in Sport Management, Legal Issues in Sport and Fitness Management, Sports Industry Regulation, Facility Development and Management, and Fieldwork (internship) in Sport Management.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain an active service agenda in the department, campus, community and profession.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain an active research agenda.


  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, maintaining high expectations of undergraduate and graduate education and developing student professionalism.
  • Evidence of ability to potentially teach or develop additional courses related to the sport management field including Athletic Fundraising, Event Management, Introduction to Exercise Science and Sport Management, Advanced Sport Management, Sport Sales and Customer Service, and/or Senior Seminar in Sport Management.
  • Evidence of ability to develop potential fieldwork (internship) placement sites.
  • Experience in advising undergraduate students in sport management or a related field of study.
  • Evidence of ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Experience in the sports industry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibilities include: teaching, advising undergraduate and graduate students in sport management, supervising fieldwork (internship) placements, scholarly research activity, and participating in departmental/campus/community/professional service.
  • The incumbent will have a teaching load of 24 credits per academic year in the core courses of the Sport Management major and in upper division elective courses. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching undergraduate coursework in ethical and legal issues in sport management and fitness management, sports industry regulation and event management.

The University and Area

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a comprehensive campus of the University of Wisconsin System with approximately 4800 students, 120 faculty, and 70 instructional academic staff offering 33 undergraduate majors and 3 master's degrees in 22 academic departments. The campus is located between the cities of Kenosha and Racine in southeastern Wisconsin, within the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor. 

The university is situated on 700 acres of prairie and woodland approximately two miles west of Lake Michigan. Consisting of 15 buildings, the coherence and unity of the original campus design within its natural landscape has been sustained over four decades of development. Recent additions include a renovated and expanded student center, a 250 bed suite-style residence hall, and a greatly expanded and renovated center for the arts and humanities.  

Review of Applications

Applications received by October 23, 2015, are ensured full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Application Process

How to Apply:

Please submit the following materials with your application

- A letter of application addressing your qualifications for the position
- A full curriculum vitae
- Teaching philosophy
- Names and current contact information of three professional references
- Transcripts (unofficial acceptable at application stage)

Application Process

STEP 1: Select the applicable link below.

http://www.hrs.wisconsin.edu  (current UW System employees only)

You must login to your UW Portal to apply.

Go to the Time and Absence section. Click on "Enter Absence" which is located at the top of the Time and Absence section. This will log you into HRS.

Once logged into HRS, on the Menu Tab, on the left side of screen, click on Self Service. After entering the self-service page click on Careers link.

Browse Job Openings and click on the applicable job opening to apply.

Please submit the application materials online as required by the job posting. Select "Submit". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. 

https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu (not currently employed by the UW System)

STEP 2: You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login". If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

Under "Basic Job Search" enter the Keyword "Parkside" and click the Search button. Select "Assistant Professor of Sport Management". Click "Apply Now".

Please submit the application materials on line as required by the job posting.
Select "Submit". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. 

Please Note:

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.

Contact Information

If you have application questions, call or email:

Donna Perez
Health, Exercise and Sport Management Department
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Office: (262) 595-2308
Email: Donna.Perez@uwp.edu

Special Notes

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

It is the policy of UW Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Human Resources Office at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability. 

A criminal background check and degree verification are part of the application process.

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Contact Name: Donna Perez

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2308

Contact Email: Donna.Perez@uwp.edu

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