Lecturer (Sports Leadership and Administration) Job at University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA

  • University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Boston, MA

Job Description

Lecturer in Sport Leadership and Administration (one-year appointment, renewable)
Department:Counseling and School Psychology

Job Description:

The Sport Leadership and Administration program at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks a full-time non-tenure-track Lecturer (one-year appointment) to join the Department of Counseling and School Psychology in the College of Education and Human Development, beginning Fall 2024. Responsibilities include: (1) teach undergraduate-level courses; (2) advise undergraduate students; (3) assist in the recruitment and selection of new students; and (4) provide service to university, college, and departmental committees, and to professional associations. The successful candidate will work closely with the Internship Coordinator for the Sport Leadership and Administration program. Typically, full-time Non-Tenure Track faculty teach 12-credits every fall and spring semester.


Requirements: Candidates must possess an earned doctorate in Sport Management or a related field (including, but not limited to, sport leadership, sport psychology, exercise science) and evidence of excellence in teaching. The successful candidate would join the Department of Counseling and School Psychology which provides a dynamic environment for faculty and students to engage in nationally recognized research, especially in areas related to equity issues, systems-level change, LGBTQ health and wellness, social justice, transnational, human rights, and global perspectives. For more information, please see:  https://www.umb.edu/academics/cehd/counseling/phd


Candidates with higher education experience in teaching in a sport leadership, administration, or management program are particularly encouraged to apply.  


The Department: The Sport Leadership and Administration Program is housed in the Department of Counseling and School Psychology within the College of Education and Human Development (http://www.umb.edu/academics/cehd). The Department includes 25 full-time faculty and serves undergraduate and graduate students. Our long-standing commitment to diversity is evident in the curriculum we offer and the scholarship we encourage. For information on our department and degree programs, visit our website at http://www.umb.edu/academics/cehd/counseling. The University of Massachusetts Boston (www.umb.edu) is an urban institution committed to public service. Established in 1964, the University provides a superior education at moderate cost to the greater Boston community. It is located at the Columbia Point peninsula, near the John F. Kennedy Library. As the only public university in Boston, UMass Boston brings the resources of a major university to a diverse student population, offering undergraduate and graduate programs in approximately 90 fields of study. UMass Boston as an enrollment of nearly 14,000 students.


The University of Massachusetts Boston is the only public university in the Greater Boston area.  UMass Boston serves a diverse urban student population with a high proportion of individuals from racially/ethnically minoritized backgrounds, students from immigrant communities, and students who are the first in their families to go to college. The Department of Counseling and School Psychology is located within the College of Education and Human Development. For information on our department and degree programs visit our website at http://www.umb.edu/academics/cehd/counseling. The University Health Services Counseling Center at UMass Boston is committed to ensuring that all students have access to care regardless of their background, immigration status, or how they identify. The Counseling Center is also dedicated to renouncing oppression in all its forms and aims to offer a safe and affirming environment for all members of the UMass Boston community so they feel welcome to seek counseling services. UMass Boston is a federally designated Minority Serving Institution through its designation as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution with a commitment to anti-racism and is an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution. 


Application Instructions: Applications: Please submit the following materials through the application portal here:  https://hr.umb.edu/jobs. Candidates should send a letter of teaching interests and experiences, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and supervisory philosophy, sample syllabus, and contact information for three letters of reference. For more information contact the chair of Sport Leadership and Administration: josephn.cooper@umb.edu.  Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


UMass Boston is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations for the hiring process. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact HRDirect@umb.edu or 617-287-5150.


Job Tags

Full time, Internship, Immediate start,

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