Expert in Residence in Sport Management


Position Title

Expert in Residence in Sport Management


Davis College of Business and Technology


Full Time/Exempt

Job Summary

This 9-month Expert-in-Residence position includes responsibilities in teaching, professional development, and service. Teaching expectations are up to 18 contact hours per year and may include face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online delivery. Courses may include Introduction to the Business of Sport and Sport Facility and Event Management. Administrative duties related to this role include co-curricular activity engagement with students and advising support for Sport Business students. This individual would be expected to develop good working relationships with the JU Athletic Department and campus athletic representatives. Basic knowledge of the important role the NCAA plays in the governance of college sports is expected. Individuals that have coordinated with University Athletics in the administration of academic programs are preferred as well as those with experience in undergraduate and graduate course design in the area of sport, and NCAA expertise.


  • Teach courses as assigned
  • Maintain AACSB faculty qualification status
  • Work with student majors on co-curricular initiatives in support of retention efforts
  • Department, college, and university service
  • Research activities

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 various class sizes
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • The ability to work in a collaborative and cooperative manner

Education, Certificates, Licenses, & Experience

  • Typically, terminal degree in area of expertise
  • Individuals must be academically qualified, and maintenance of academic qualifications is required per SACS and AACSB requirements

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
  • Ability 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.

It is expected that the individuals chosen for these positions 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.

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 web site

Jacksonville University is an equal opportunity affirmative action institution. The University is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities to qualified persons regardless of economic situation or social status. Jacksonville University does not discriminate in any of its policies, programs, or activities on the basis of race, age, culture, nationality, socioeconomic status, gender, religious belief, sexual orientation, physical disability and ideology. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, all genders and sexual orientations, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. 

To Apply

The review of applications will continue until filled. Interested candidates should submit: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a completed Jacksonville University Faculty Application. All materials should be submitted electronically to