Assistant or Associate Professor of Sport Business and Management


Position Title

Assistant or Associate Professor of Sport Business and Management


Davis College of Business and Technology


Full Time/Exempt

Job Summary

The Davis College of Business and Technology at Jacksonville University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Sport Business and Management beginning Fall 2024. The individual hired for this position must be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Sport Business and Management. Teaching responsibilities will include courses such as Introduction to Sport Business, Facility and Event Management, and Sport Business Strategy. Depending on area of expertise, the preferred candidate will also be qualified to teach management courses such as organizational behavior or strategic management. The teaching load is typically three courses per semester and may include face-to-face, hybrid and/or online deliveries in undergraduate, Master’s, and/or Doctoral-level programs. In addition to teaching responsibilities, engagement in scholarly academic intellectual activities that result in high-quality peer reviewed publications is required. Research interest in sport and/or management is desired. The individual will also be responsible for student advising and mentorship, contributing to assessment of student learning outcomes, and engaging in other service activities. It is expected that the individual chosen for this position will possess a commitment to teaching excellence, demonstrated ability or capacity to produce quality scholarly academic research, and a commitment to involvement in service that advances the university or the profession. Preference will be given to candidates with excellent communication and collaboration skills and a commitment to building a diverse and inclusive work and classroom environment.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Most faculty positions do not have supervisory responsibilities.


  • Teach classes—a typical l0ad is 24 hours annually
  • Engage in research/scholarship
  • Supervise student research projects
  • Supervise student internships
  • Participate in university service at the department, school, college, or university level
  • Participate in community service (optional)

Required Skills/Abilities

  • The ability to teach a broad range of lower-level and upper-level courses
  • The ability to incorporate technology into classroom teaching and to teach online and hybrid classes
  • The ability to supervise and conduct research and supervise student research in area of expertise
  • The ability to work with diverse students and small class sizes
  • Participation in departmental, school, college, or university service
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • The ability to work in a collaborative and cooperative manner

Education, Certificates, Licenses, & Experience

  • Candidates should possess a Ph.D. or DBA from an AACSB-accredited program or a related degree. A.B.D.'s with a clear plan for completion by December 2024 are encouraged to apply. Individuals must be academically qualified at time of hire, and maintenance of academic qualifications is required 

Physical Requirements

  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and other business machines
  • Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and virtually.
  • Near vision sufficient to read written communications and computer display screens
  • Stamina to teach up to 24 hours weekly.

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

Named an “America’s Best College” in the South for more than 10 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report, Jacksonville University is a premier private institution in northeast Florida. Founded in 1934, JU offers more than 100 majors, minors, and programs with over 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Jacksonville University is located in a beautiful riverfront setting in suburban Jacksonville, across the St. Johns River from downtown and just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. The prestigious Davis College of Business and Technology includes three schools: The School of Engineering and Technology, the School of Business, and the School of Aviation and Military Sciences. Additional information about the College and the University and its programs can be obtained by accessing the university’s website (

To Apply

The review of applications will continue until filled. Interested candidates should submit: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, recent teaching evaluations (if applicable), names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references, and a completed Jacksonville University Faculty Application. All materials should be submitted electronically to