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Alex Lee Professor of Business - HKY

Lenoir-Rhyne University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 22, 2023

Location : Hickory, North Carolina

Lenoir-Rhyne University’s College of Business and Economics seeks applications for a full-time, nontenure-track, twelve-month faculty appointment. Appointment begins August 2023.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Responsibilities include both teaching and administrative duties. Teaching responsibilities may include coursework at the undergraduate and/or graduate level and advising College of Business and Economics students, as needed. The number of courses taught will be determined based on the extent of administrative duties but will not exceed twelve credit hours per year. The position will work closely with the College of Business and Economics dean on administrative and strategic matters. Administrative duties include oversight of the College of Business and Economics student internship program, advising local small businesses in collaboration with the Lenoir-Rhyne Center for Entrepreneurship, program development for community and alumni engagement and serving as a liaison to University Advancement on fundraising efforts with the College of Business and Economics. The position will also serve on university committees and/or College of Business and Economics committees as necessary.

A master’s degree in business administration or a closely related field is required. Preferred candidates will be familiar with the Hickory, NC area and possess credentials and experience in executive management, entrepreneurship and/or fundraising. Successful candidates will display a commitment and capacity for teaching excellence, student mentorship, collaborative work and relationship development.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity and inclusiveness are integral to the college’s commitment to excellence in research, engagement, and education. We are particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated experience engaging with diversity through activities such as fostering an inclusive environment, working with students from diverse backgrounds, and/or incorporating diverse perspectives in research and teaching.

Application Process

To complete the online application, candidates are directed to . While completing the application, candidates will be prompted to submit a:
  • Letter of Application specifically discussing how one’s professional experiences and perspectives related to the needs of the position
  • Resume including the names and addresses of three references
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion detailing how you have supported DEI in your academic work and/or how you plan to at Lenoir-Rhyne University
The University’s mission, vision, and values statements may be reviewed at: . To ensure full review, completed applications must be submitted by April 15, 2022, and the search will continue until the position is filled. Any questions regarding the position or the search process should be submitted electronically to the search committee chair, Dr. Craig Schreiber, at .

About College of Business and Economics

The College of Business & Economics provides contemporary knowledge and practical skills that prepare students for a successful business career. The college offers fourteen undergraduate degrees: accounting, finance, international business, general management, human resource management, project management, supply chain management, marketing, professional sales, entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, economics and international economics. At the graduate level, the college offers an MBA with an option to concentrate in eight focus areas: accounting, business analytics and information technology, entrepreneurship, executive management, global business, health care administration, innovation and change management, and social impact.

About Lenoir-Rhyne University

Lenoir-Rhyne University is a co-educational, private masters comprehensive liberal arts institution founded in 1891, with its traditional campus located in Hickory, North Carolina, a town of more than 40,000. The university has additional campus centers in Asheville, NC, and Columbia, SC, which include the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary (LTSS). Situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lenoir-Rhyne is less than an hour's drive from Charlotte, and the Hickory–Lenoir–Morganton Metropolitan Statistical Area has a population of about 365,000. The University now offers more than 50 undergraduate and 30 graduate degree programs to approximately 2400 students. Lenoir-Rhyne University seeks to liberate mind and spirit, clarify personal faith, foster physical wholeness, build a sense of community, and promote responsible leadership for service in the world. Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), Lenoir-Rhyne promotes diverse campuses open to people from all religious and non-religious backgrounds. Please visit to learn more about the University.

Notice of Non-Discrimination and Equal Employment

Lenoir-Rhyne University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, political affiliation, age, marital status, sex/gender, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or veteran status in any educational programs and activities, including admissions. Lenoir-Rhyne’s policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity extends to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, reassignment, demotion, discipline, discharge, performance evaluation, compensation, and benefits. Lenoir-Rhyne is committed to providing an environment that promotes nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, contractors, volunteers, and visitors.

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