Overview

Belmont Abbey College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Sport Management, to begin August 1, 2022.

Service to the department, College, and community; scholarly development; and contributing positively to the College’s mission are expected.

The successful candidate will be a talented and dedicated sport management educator deeply and enthusiastically committed to the Catholic mission of Belmont Abbey College.  An earned doctorate and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching are preferred.  Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s credentials and experience.  Ability to teach sport marketing, sport law, and/or sport finance is preferred.  In addition to teaching in the candidate’s area of expertise, the successful candidate will contribute to coverage of introductory courses and senior capstone experiences.  Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate 1) a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching and a sense of teaching as a vocation; 2) a philosophy of teaching that supports the approach to education expressed in St. John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae; and 3) a strong desire to teach at a liberal arts institution where the academic program is “guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning.”

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the search is completed. Please apply by email to facultysearch@bac.edu using the subject line “Sport Management Search.” Include letter of application, vita, the names and contact information of at least three references, and a written response in which you explain how you might contribute to the College’s Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts mission, how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition, or how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar. (Evidence of teaching excellence and official transcripts are optional at this stage but required for interview.)

Located ten minutes west of Charlotte, North Carolina, Belmont Abbey College is a Catholic, Benedictine school that educates students in the liberal arts and sciences according to our mission “so that in all things God may be glorified.” The College, which is more than 140 years old, is known for its dedicated faculty, excellent teaching, the personal attention that students receive, and a community atmosphere both inside and outside of the classroom. There is a Benedictine monastery on campus, as well as a minor basilica.

The College’s mission and vision statements may be found on our website https://www.belmontabbeycollege.edu/about/mission-vision-2/.

About Belmont Abbey College

Belmont Abbey College is an extraordinary Catholic, Benedictine and Liberal Arts institution rated among the top ten regional colleges in U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1876, its mission is to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences so that in all things God may be glorified. In this endeavor, we are guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning. Exemplifying Benedictine hospitality, we welcome a diverse body of students and provide them with an education that will enable them to lead lives of integrity, to succeed professionally, to become responsible citizens, and to be a blessing to themselves and to others. The beautiful and historic campus is conveniently located just five miles west of Charlotte, N.C.