Associate Dean / Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor of Business Administration

Location
South Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Sep 24, 2020
Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Lander University, Greenwood, South Carolina

Associate Dean / Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor of Business Administration

College of Business

The Position:  The College of Business is searching for an Associate Dean Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Administration to start in January 2021. 

Minimum Qualifications:  The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a doctorate in management or a directly-related field from an accredited business school.  Previous administrative experience as a director, department chair, or an Assistant / Associate Dean of a business school is also a requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:  Evidence of superior administrative accomplishments, successful student outreach and initiatives, and experience working with a diverse faculty are highly desirable.

Faculty Responsibilities:  This position carries responsibilities in the areas of college administration, teaching, and service.  Faculty members typically teach four sections per semester, advise students, serve on university and college committees and engage in professional development activities.  Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the college.

Administrative Responsibilities:

Communication:

  • Hold departmental faculty meetings as needed and arrange for accurate meeting minutes to be recorded and disseminated in a timely manner.
  • Assist the Dean in marketing programs, student success, and faculty accomplishments to prospective students, donors and the community.

Student Recruitment, Retention, and Completion:

  • Coordinate college representation and materials for open houses and other recruitment events
  • Work with faculty on strategies to increase the retention and success of students.

Faculty Support and Evaluation:

  • Address in a timely manner adjunct faculty requests, issues and concerns. Inform the Dean of issues as appropriate.
  • Assist in assigning resident faculty to committees.
  • Assist with searches to fill full-time faculty positions. Recruit and appoint, with approval of the Dean, qualified adjunct faculty as needed.
  • Meet with search committees and HR to review procedures
  • Assist the Dean in assigning peer reviewers for adjunct faculty members
  • Provide input to the Dean regarding adjunct faculty performance.
  • Supporting faculty development activities and assisting in securing needed resources.

Curriculum Management and Program Delivery:

  • Prepare class schedules for fall, spring, and summer terms
  • Oversee regular curriculum review and revisions to maintain currency of programs. Collaborate with emphasis coordinators.
  • Work with the Office of Academic Affairs to ensure curricular changes secure required external approval (by SC CHE, SACSCOC, discipline-based accreditor, etc.).

Student Support:

  • Oversee the assignment of academic advisors, and manage faculty advising loads.
  • Determine equivalency of transfer courses for students.
  • Process approval forms for academic petitions, overload requests, etc.
  • Review graduation applications.
  • Coordinate scholarships and student awards.
  • Address in a timely manner student requests, concerns, and complaints. Inform the Dean of issues as appropriate.

Assessment:

  • Oversee timely assessment and reporting of learning outcomes with the College and ensure that reports specify how assessment data has been used to improve programs.

Other:

  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean.

Salary:  Salary commensurate with education and experience.

The College:  The College of Business offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with seven emphasis areas:  Accounting, Financial Services, Health Care Management, Sports Management, Hospitality Management, IT Management, and Management/Marketing; and the college offers a fully online Bachelor of Applied Science is Business Administration.  The college also offers a fully online Masters of Science in Management program in Quality Management. The primary focus of Lander University is teaching and the College of Business emphasizes a student-centered learning environment.  The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International.

The University offers an excellent benefits package.  Scholarship is supported by the college and university through research incentive programs, professional and pedagogical travel support, access to databases, and professional development funds.  Lander University is located in Greenwood, South Carolina, in the Piedmont of western South Carolina, just 2-4 hours from the beautiful South Carolina beaches or the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Closing Date:   Priority will be given to candidates whose files are complete by October 31st and review will continue until the position is filled.   

How to Apply:  All applicants should submit the following

  • A cover letter clearly stating the candidate’s administrative and teaching experience and interests and that addresses the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description;
  • A current curriculum vitae;
  • A list of three references, with contact information;

Electronic submissions are highly preferred and should be addressed to the College of Business Search Committee and e-mailed to cmiller@lander.edu.  Please address all nominations, inquiries, and hard copy applications materials to:

Cathy Miller
College of Business
Lander University
320 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood, South Carolina 29649-2099

Diversity or Affirmative Action Statement: Lander University is a tobacco-free campus. All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements. Lander University is committed to equal opportunity employment and being an employer of choice.

Lander believes that corresponding differences within the faculty and staff, whether based on ethnicity, race, gender, religion, age, or other experiences, are tremendous assets to the role of Lander as an educational institution and within the community, region, and state. Moreover, Lander is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. As a result, it is the policy and commitment of Lander that it will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or other protected characteristics. AA / EOE / ADA / Title IX

 

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