Examining Job Postings in Sport Management Academia

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The purpose of this study was to examine sport management faculty job postings to determine the type of positions available, skills and experience sought, and the classification of the institution advertising the employment opportunity. This study found that (a) there was an emphasis on teaching experience at less research-intensive schools where teaching would generally be more of a focus than at a traditional research institution, (b) the field is growing and the variety of schools looking for positions is expanding, and (c) the tenure-track job market is shifting away from R1 institutions and toward M1 institutions.

Lubisco is with the Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ. Birren and Vooris are with the State University of New York College at Cortland, Cortland, NY.

Lubisco (lubisco@fdu.edu) is corresponding author.
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