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Sport Management - Teaching and Research

Primary Responsibilities:
The fellow will be engaged in supporting the Sport Management Program director with teaching
and scholarly research support. Duties may include any of the following:
 Secondary responsibility for classroom research and instructional material support,
particularly in support of service learning opportunities with professional organizations
 Responsibility for tutoring or assisting students requiring additional support for
Recreation classes (ie. SMRT 101, 116, 270, 250).
 May be responsible for course assignments and grading
 Responsibility for researching and creating instructional materials for all courses in Sport
 Assisting the faculty member with research and professional activities related to the field,
including making presentations if possible
 May include learning objectives assessment support

Narrative: The GF 97 position is primarily responsible for instructional support and development
and professional activities associated with Sport Management academic programming needs.
This is not limited to researching and support for accreditation needs, research and support of
SM instruction (classroom instruction as needed), and supporting all scholarly/creative activity
of the Sport Management faculty, including conference and service learning presentations. The
fellow must have a strong knowledge of Sport Management program projects and assignments
for grading or undergraduate student advising. Fellows are responsible for cultivating service
learning, professional relationships in support of instructional and creative activities. The fellow
is also responsible for Sport Management academic assessment data collection.
Secondary Responsibilities:
Secondary duties can include:
 Administrative responsibilities associated with marketing and recruitment efforts of the
 Assisting the faculty member with doing administrative duties associated with research,
such as data entry.
 Other office management tasks including social media and Moodle management.

Narrative: The GF97 fellow has secondary responsibilities to support recruiting and marketing
the Sport Management program, including attending graduate fairs or manning recruiting booths.

The fellow may also be required to manage social media and/or technology associated with
academics and advising.

Fellowship Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to work effectively with
students, field professionals, faculty, and prospective student and parents.
 Knowledge and interest in Sport Management
 Possess great leadership skills
 Comfortable with Microsoft Office, Moodle and other similar technology

Position Requirements:
The Fellow must be a full-time graduate student at Springfield College in good standing and in a
field of study related to the Fellowship. A valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain driver
safety certification is recommended.