The Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at Kent State University, Kent Campus, is interested in hiring high quality adjunct faculty who can teach one or more of the courses listed below, either on-line or in-person.
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Please indicate which courses you are able and willing to teach.
INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3 Credit Hours Sophomore-level
The study of the entrepreneurial process from conception to birth of a new venture. This includes attributes of successful entrepreneurs, opportunity recognition, innovation, venture screening, risk assessment, risk tolerance, identification of resources and business planning to learn how to turn opportunities into viable business.
CONSUMER BEHAVIOR 3 Credit Hours Junior-level
Focus is on the decision-making processes of the individual consumer and the psychological, sociological, cultural and economic factors that influence those choices. Understanding why consumers behave in the way that they do is the heart of the study of consumer behavior and informs the formulation of marketing strategy.
MARKETING RESEARCH 3 Credit Hours Junior-level
Focus is on the collection and analysis of new marketing data, both for exploratory and for decision-making purposes. Students work individually and in teams developing and communicating responses to managerial questions.
SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING 3 Credit Hours Junior-level
Explore the various opportunities and risks that social media marketing holds for firms. During the course students will learn about topics such as social media's effect on marketing, creating and managing brand presences on social media, creating and marketing a branded viral video, identifying online influencers, analyzing.
ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION MANAGEMENT 3 Credit Hours Senior-level
Increases students' understanding of advertising concepts as well as structure and functions of different "players" within the industry. Integrates marketing and advertising theory with application in advertising decision-making.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
In all cases, while a PhD would be desirable, the applicant is expected to have at least an MBA or a master’s degree in a relevant, related area (e.g., Advertising, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations) and some work experience, with at least some of that experience being current (i.e., having been gained within the past three to five years).
Interested individuals should have extensive knowledge of the following software packages: Excel, PowerPoint, Qualtrics, and SPSS. Online teaching experience for these courses is considered a plus.
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.
Special Instructions Summary:
To apply, visit our jobsite at https://jobs.kent.edu/ and upload the following items: (1) letter of intent, (2) resume, (3) list of courses you are able to teach (indicate on-line or in-person), (4) list of courses previously taught, including course catalog description and whether on-line or in-person, (5) summary course evaluations, and (6) contact information for three references.
Must pass a security check.
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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Internal Number: 000121
About Kent State University
Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.