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DIRECTOR OF THE SPORTS AND MOTORSPORTS PROGRAMS
Education: University/College, FT Employee
Belmont Abbey College (Belmont, NC)
Belmont Abbey College is seeking a Chair of the Sport Management Department and Director of the Motorsports Management Program, to begin August 1, 2014. This position, which works closely with the Chair of the Business Department and reports to the Division Chair for Professional Studies and to the Vice President of Academic Affairs, requires a doctorate in Sport Management, at least three years’ experience in the field, and a proven record of outstanding teaching. Ideally, the applicant will also have had experience serving in an administrative capacity. In addition to teaching three courses per semester, he or she will run the two departments, supervise part- and full-time faculty, and advise majors and minors. The successful applicant will also recruit adjunct professors and work regularly with the Motorsports Advisory Board to identify internships for our Motorsport students and funding opportunities for the program. The ideal candidate will be collegial, hard working, well organized, and able to multi-task. He or she must also have the ability to articulate the importance of a liberal arts education and be enthusiastic about teaching and learning in the context of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition. He or she will also be able to manage a small budget effectively and have a good sense of humor. Active support of the College’s mission and the ability and desire to mentor students and junior faculty effectively are required.
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a vita, unofficial copies of their graduate school transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to:
Dr. Gary Scott
Chair, Department of Business
Belmont Abbey College
100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road
Belmont, NC 28012
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Located ten minutes west of Charlotte, North Carolina, Belmont Abbey College is a Catholic, Benedictine school that educates a diverse student body in the liberal arts and sciences. The College, which is more than 130 years old, is known for its dedicated faculty, their excellent teaching, the personal attention that students receive, and a friendly atmosphere both inside and outside of the classroom. There is a Benedictine monastery on campus, as well as a minor basilica. In keeping with the monks’ age-old tradition of hospitality, the College community welcomes newcomers and works together for the benefit of our students–aiming to exemplify the aspiration that our College motto encapsulates: That in all things God may be glorified. (241)