Trine Careers

Assistant/Associate Professor of Sport Management

Trine University, C.W. Sponsel Center for Administration

The Opportunity

The Ketner School of Business invites applications for a full-time position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.  The department offers a growing Sport Management degree program placing graduates at Professional and Minor League Franchises.  The Ketner School of Business boosts a 97% job placement with our most recent graduate survey. 

It is an exciting time to become a faculty member with the Ketner School of Business.  Planned for the fall of 2015, the newly renovated Ford Building will house the school.  Our recent merging with the Allen School of Engineering will offer additional opportunities for our students to provide innovative solutions for the problems addressing organizations in the 21st century.  Continued opportunities with Innovation One  will also help prepare our students for their careers.  


assistant prof sport mgmt

The ideal candidate will have industry experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching.  The candidate must have the ability to teach a wide variety of undergraduate Sport Management courses along with either Marketing or Management courses to support the growth of the Ketner School of Business. 

With our Sport Management students earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, strong business acumen is required. 

Education and/or Experience

This position requires a Master’s Degree in Sport Management, Business Administration or a closely related field. A BSBA/BS with a Sport Management major is desirable for candidates without a Sport Management focused Master’s Degree.  Preference will be given to those with a Ph.D. in Business/Sport Management.   

Outstanding Benefits

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Benefits offered include:                     

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, prescription drugs, flex spending or HSA accounts
  • Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match                        
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with employee life insurance (1½ times annual salary)
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children                        
  • Vacation and Sick Pay – in accordance with Trine's policy

See plan documents for benefit details.


The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Review of applicants begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Trine University is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.