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Assistant or Associate Professor of Sports Administration

Muskingum University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Sports Administration at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning in fall 2024. The successful candidate will join the Economics, Accounting, and Business Department faculty to lead our rapidly growing sports administration program. The University recently opened a state-of-the-art Health and Wellness Complex, providing extraordinary opportunities for student participation in facility management, programming, and community partnerships. Key collaborative partners will be the division of athletics and related programs in communications, exercise science, and health and fitness. Coursework will include sports governance, facility management, and ethical issues in sport. Specialized knowledge in data analytics is also desirable.

A Doctorate in Sports Administration or related field is preferred; ABD candidates within a year of completion and those with a Master’s degree and significant related work experience will be considered. The successful candidate will have experience in undergraduate teaching and a passion for student development, advising, and experiential learning. Strong collaborative skills are essential for the position, as is the capacity to build partnerships for learning in the broader southeastern Ohio athletic community.

Muskingum is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts tradition located just seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord. Founded in 1837, the university's total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 2500.


Applications should include a letter of interest addressing the qualities and qualifications sought by the University for this position, a current curriculum vitae, and copies of unofficial graduate transcripts.  If not provided, references may be requested.  Application materials should be sent by email to  Please include the position title in the subject line of your correspondence. 

Questions may be directed to Dr. Robert McManus (, Chair, Economics, Accounting, and Business Department.  The position is open until filled; however, to be considered in the first screening, application and supporting materials should be received by April 1, 2024. Appointment to this position is conditional upon successful completion of a background check through the University’s background check agency.

The university actively seeks out and welcomes faculty and staff who are committed to excellence in teaching and student learning, thrive in a collaborative environment of scholars, embrace experiential learning, consider the engagement of diverse communities in the educational experience, and desire to mentor a multicultural student population.  As an equal opportunity employer, Muskingum welcomes applications from individuals from populations that have been historically underrepresented in the academy and/or have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Muskingum University does not discriminate in its employment or educational programs or activities.  Please visit to review the university’s official non-discrimination statement.



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