Visiting Assistant Professor, Human Resource Management

Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 22, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Summary:

The Master of Human Resource (MHR) Program in the Hamilton Holt School at Rollins College is seeking applicants for a visiting position in Human Resources Management at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2021.

The position includes teaching graduate courses in the MHR program in the Hamilton Holt School and undergraduate courses in Human Resource Management in the Department of Business. The ability to teach other required and/or elective courses at the graduate and undergraduate level is highly desirable. Other responsibilities of the positions may include advising, program and curriculum development, assurance of learning (AOL), service activities, general education, and research. The ability and willingness to develop and sustain an active research agenda and output is expected. The willingness to teach blended and evening courses is also expected.

This is a one-year contract with possibility to renew. The normal teaching load will be the equivalent of eight courses a year, typically four courses per semester. Rollins College is committed to liberal education and expects faculty to contribute to the general education programs of the college. Summer teaching may be available through the evening program.

Qualifications/Required Skills

  • Doctorate in Human Resource Management or a closely affiliated discipline, preferably from an AACSB accredited institution – ABDs will be considered.
  • Some college-level teaching (graduate and undergraduate) is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to publish academic articles is expected.
  • Practical experience is highly desirable.
  • Candidates must have the ability to develop and deliver curriculum; meet the demands of the position in a timely manner; and assess student learning outcomes.
  • Candidates should have strong oral and written communication and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Candidates are expected to be up to date on current topics in Human Resource Management as a critical business discipline, including exposure to the developing field of HR Analytics. Candidates need to have the ability to translate the recent theory and apply it to realistic business applications. Teaching in a highly interactive manner with students is part of the hallmark Rollins experience.
  • The successful candidate must be able to contribute to a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment at Rollins. We view differences (e.g., nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.


Big Things Happen in Small Classes

The Hamilton Holt School houses the MHR Program at Rollins College. Currently, courses are offered in the evenings and the MHR program offers one Masters’ degree option. This VAP will likely also teach in the Department of Business. The Department of Business houses our AACSB International accredited undergraduate business programs. The department offers undergraduate majors in Business Management and International Business. The Business Management major is offered to both day and evening students while the International Business major is offered to only day students. Click here to learn more about the Hamilton Holt School at Rollins College. You can also find additional information regarding our MHR program on the program’s website at


Make Tomorrow Happen

Founded in 1885, Rollins is Florida’s oldest recognized college. Rollins is an independent, comprehensive, residential liberal arts college.  The campus, noted for its lakefront beauty and for its unique location, is set in the residential community of Winter Park, just 15 minutes from one of the nation’s most dynamic urban centers, Orlando. For the last 10 years, U.S. News & World Report ranked Rollins No. 1 or No. 2 among southern regional universities. Rollins is one of only 36 Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the world. For additional information, please visit the College website at


Nationally recognized for our commitment to community engagement, service, and social responsibility, Rollins seeks candidates who are committed to integrating these values into their roles at the College. For more information about these efforts at Rollins, visit the Center for Leadership & Community Engagement website,


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants must apply online via the College's employment website and upload the following materials as follows:

Letter of application addressing your background, your interest in the position, your views on contemporary Human Resource Management, and why Rollins is a good fit for you

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Evidence of teaching excellence including a statement of teaching philosophy and sample course evaluations
  • Provide three reference names and email addresses on application
  • Any additional documents you would like the search committee to consider


Inquiries can be directed to:

Dr. Kip Kiefer

Chair, Search Committee

Director, Master of Human Resources

Rollins College


Review of applications will begin immediately. Preference will be given to candidates who apply by April 5, 2021. The position is open until filled.


Our Values:

Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities.