Faculty - Sports & Recreation Management
Since 1962, Franklin Pierce University has empowered thousands of undergraduate and graduate students to achieve academic excellence and lead meaningful, successful lives. Drawing from our strong foundation in liberal education, we offer majors and programs that develop essential, professional skills; promote close connections between students, faculty members, and staff; and position our students to realize their potential through highly personalized, financially accessible academic offerings.
Franklin Pierce encompasses a far-reaching geographic and virtual network educating a diverse population of residential undergraduates, online learners, and full-time graduate students through our main campus in Rindge, NH, and online and graduate centers in Manchester, and Lebanon, (NH) and Goodyear, AZ. We continue to explore new models and programs that build on our legacy of excellence and help students expand their knowledge, direct their passions, and graduate as qualified, engaged leaders.
At Franklin Pierce University, we believe in establishing a legacy through our unique ability to support and prepare students to thrive as leaders and engaged members of society. To do this, we know that is takes outstanding people from every background imaginable to support our mission.
Faculty in the College of Business are "Professionals Developing Professionals"
Are you ready to help shape the future?
In the College of Business, we invite applications for faculty eager to employ your expertise, vision, and passion for Sports & Recreation Management. We are located on a beautiful campus in Rindge, New Hampshire.
Working collaboratively with the College Dean and other Business faculty, your role is to teach, advise, and mentor our students within the program. Your vision and leadership will guide our students and provide a high-quality education. You will have a commitment to active learning, assessing the learning outcomes, and mentoring our students toward their professional development and successful graduation.
As a member of the faculty, you will contribute not only to the program, but to the College and full-University events and activities. You will:
- Engage in institutional service as well as maintaining a program of scholarly and creative work.
- Teach courses within the sports and recreation management program, as well as associated business and general education courses.
- Supervise independent studies, theses, and internships, when appropriate.
- Maintain familiarity with current texts, materials and teaching methodology.
- Serve on committees at the College and University levels, as appropriate.
Skills and Qualifications:
In this role, the skills and qualifications that you possess will include:
- A terminal degree in Sports Management, Recreation, Sports/Recreation Administration, Leisure Services, or a closely related field, or be ABD with the expectation of having a terminal degree by your start date.
- Evidence of professional experience in sports and recreation management, marketing, and/or administration is preferred.
- Evidence of outreach or relationship building with external constituents is required.
- Research experience or relevant certification in sports and recreation & sports science, supplemented by a solid track record of teaching and research in the context of a multidisciplinary Sports and Recreation program is highly desirable.
- You will be able to demonstrate evidence of effective college/university teaching experience, both face-to-face and on-line.
- Have an ability to work effectively with a diverse student and faculty population.
- As a faculty member, you are required to show evidence of scholarship, and all faculty are expected to engage in institutional service as well as maintain a program of scholarly/creative work.
Confidential screening of applications will continue until the position is filled. The expected start date will be at the beginning of the 2023-2024 academic year, with a potential of a Spring 2023 start date.
As an Equal Opportunity employer, Franklin Pierce recognizes the impact of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, backgrounds and perspectives. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy, age, disability gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.
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