Chairperson - Marketing

Missouri, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jul 14, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Department of Marketing
Harrison College of Business and Computing
Full Time

Primary Responsibilities

  • Fulfill department administrative duties on a 12-month contract, with reassigned time as appropriate to be approved by the Provost, typically 6 credit hours of instruction per semester, or equivalent.  Preferred course needs relate to Sales and Digital Marketing courses.  Other courses in marketing are possible, such as International Marketing, Data Analytics, etc.
  • Provide academic planning for interdisciplinary departmental programs
  • Provide collegial leadership for faculty on the main campus and regional campuses
  • Provide oversight of budget, facilities, and equipment
  • Recruit, mentor, and evaluate faculty and staff
  • Oversee student recruitment and retention efforts
  • Supervise administrative staff
  • Advocate for the resource needs of the programs, faculty, staff, and students
  • Oversee undergraduate and graduate programs (including traditional, blended/hybrid, HyFlex, and online) including scheduling courses and special events
  • Provide support for quality research by faculty in the department
  • Provide department reports for various areas within the college and university
  • Comply with accreditation standards
  • Collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders

 Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or DBA in Marketing or closely-related business discipline with extensive experience in the marketing area (Degree must be from a university accredited by AACSB, EQUIS, or equivalent)
  • Eligible for tenure at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor
  • Demonstrated record of leadership experience in an academic setting, such as chairing a department/program (full-time, part-time, or interim) chairing college- or university-level committees, serving as faculty advisor to a student organization, an office of a professional society, etc. 
  • Willingness to be involved with AACSB accreditation processes and standards
  • Ability to champion the wide range of disciplines within the department and college
  • Demonstrated record of scholarly research
  • Superior record of teaching
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaboration, partnerships and collegiality with a variety of stakeholders including the internal university community
  • Commitment to positive faculty morale and enthusiasm
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multicultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities 

Southeast Missouri State University is interested in recruiting academic leaders with a commitment to excellent undergraduate and graduate education grounded in the teacher-scholar model.  Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to facilitate the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended, and online formats, and initiatives promotion student success, retention, and degree completion.  

Application Deadline: The position is available August 1, 2022 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by August 20, 2021.

Required Information: To apply, submit the following items online by clicking on the position you wish to apply for at the below link, then click on the APPLY button at the top of the page: 

  • Letter of interest addressing position required qualifications
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Name and contact information of three professional references
  • Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted) 

Departmental information:

Information regarding the Department of Marketing may be found at:  The Department of Marketing has 14 full-time faculty and approximately 600 undergraduate student majors. It is part of the Harrison College of Business and Computing which has accreditation with AACSB, NIBS, and ABET, as well as DHS and NSA Designations.  The college has approximately 1650 undergraduate students and 260 graduate students.