At Maryville University, our vision is to be the innovative leader in higher education promoting a revolution in student learning that expands access and opportunities for all.
Maryville University is searching for an energetic and forward-thinking Business Administration faculty member to join our John E. Simon School of Business where we are serious about our mission to develop technologically-savvy future business leaders. We seek educators who think innovatively, build competence in technology, and use engaging pedagogy to help our students deepen their learning and broaden their perspectives.
The ideal candidate will have the ability and willingness to teach in two or more of the following areas: Operations Management, Leadership, Business Policies and Strategy, Business Ethics, Business Statistics, Project Management, and Business Capstone. Instruction will be in both online and traditional face-to-face settings, for undergraduate and graduate students, based on program needs. The candidate must be committed to fostering a positive, culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff and students.
Responsibilities for Associate Professor/Assistant Dean candidates:
Serve on the leadership team of the Simon School of Business with particular oversight for programs in Business Administration, Management, Marketing, and the Undergraduate Business Core.
Review, assess, and offer suggestions for improvement of curriculum in assigned programs to facilitate school and university strategic priorities; work with faculty to make changes as needed.
Collect and analyze data, and provide written narrative for accreditation reports (e.g., Higher Learning Commission, ACBSP) as needed.
Work with the dean to set strategic direction for assigned programs, and to support and review full-time faculty in those programs.
Participate actively in the hiring and review of adjunct faculty in assigned programs.
Develop and nurture collegial relationship with partners in the School of Adult and Online Education (learning designers, admissions team, advisers, and adjunct faculty support team).
Oversee course scheduling and faculty staffing in assigned programs.
Teach assigned courses as specified in the schedule and course contract, employing a variety of pedagogical styles in order to effectively deliver course content demonstrating both academic and real-world application of concepts covered.
Develop innovative pedagogical strategies, including the use of technology, to deliver course content in a meaningful and engaging manner.
Foster a teaching-learning environment that values and supports the diversity of students' ideas, opinions, and backgrounds and prepares them for success in a culturally diverse work force.
Ensure that program-wide and course-specific learning outcomes are assessed for continuous improvement.
Provide feedback and grade assignments in a timely and thorough manner.
Maintain regular contact (via phone, email, virtual/in-person office hours) with students to provide additional assistance with questions/concerns.
Work closely with advisees and Life Coaches to facilitate students' academic and personal success, and career readiness.
Work collaboratively with colleagues to assist with the growth of existing business programs and offer market-relevant new program ideas.
Foster mutually beneficial relationships with business professionals to facilitate currency of curriculum and to build internship and career opportunities.
Propose and work toward a productive research/scholarship agenda consonant with the demands of a teaching-focused institution.
Support the mission of the Simon School of Business and Maryville University through school, campus, and professional service.
Earned Doctorate in Business Administration, Management or closely related field
6+ years of full-time, college- or university-level teaching experience in a school of business, management or closely-related field
2+ years as a program director or department chair
5+ years relevant, industry experience
Experience in online teaching and online course development
Experience with Capsim business simulation technology
Special Instructions to Applicants:
An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.
Teaching philosophy, letter of professional interest indicating area(s) of focus and approach to meeting the responsibilities outlined above for the chosen position, curriculum vitae, and 3-5 professional references must be attached to complete the application process.
Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.
Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.
Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution more than 6,000 students. Maryville offers more than 100 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 32 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger's, Maryville has been named the Number 1 Over-performing University in the nation by US News and World Report for the last two years. Maryville's athletics teams compete in 20 intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in West St. Louis County.