State University Faculty
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Management Information
Academic Affairs 2
Management Information Systems
Metro State University, a member of the Minnesota State Colleges
and Universities System, is seeking to hire up to two (2)
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor(s) of Management
Information Systems. This is a full-time probationary position
within the Department of Management Information Systems and will
start on August 15, 2024.
Faculty members are expected to:
- Demonstrate the ability to teach Applications Development,
Information Assurance, Database and general MIS courses effectively
to a diverse, contemporary student population and contribute to
meaningful assessment of student learning.
- Engage in scholarly activity, creative achievement, and/or
- Provide evidence of continuing preparation and study.
- Contribute to student growth and development through advising
- Engage in service to the university and community.
- Demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student body by
delivering a student-centered education and using approaches that
support equitable outcomes for all students.
- A completed terminal degree from a regionally accredited
institution in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or
related field. ABDs with expected completion by August 15, 2024
will also be considered.
- Demonstrated ability to teach applications development,
Information assurance/security, SAP -enhanced, and/or database
management courses effectively to a diverse, contemporary student
population and contribute to meaningful assessment of student
- Demonstrated potential for success in teaching and professional
- A plan for scholarly activity, creative achievement, and/or
research in the specified discipline(s), or related
- Effective communication skills (written and verbal) to
communicate with a variety of persons and groups.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in an institution
with a culturally, economically, and linguistically diverse
workforce and student population.
- Demonstrated ability and desire to work collegially with
faculty and staff from diverse cultural backgrounds.
- Professional experience with SAP, applications development,
Information security, and/or database management. CISA, CISSP, or
similar certification also preferred for those Interested In
teaching In the Information Assurance concentration.
- Demonstrated effective teaching at a post-secondary level.
- Experience developing course curricula at a post-secondary
- Demonstrated contributions to assessment of student learning at
a post-secondary institution.
- Professional development and/or expertise in culturally
responsive pedagogy, anti-racist pedagogy, and/or universal
- Experience as an academic advisor for students at
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We are the urban, public, comprehensive university in the
Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area where the faculty, staff,
and students of Metro State will reflect the area’s rich diversity,
build a culturally competent and anti-racist learning community,
and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to civic
Metro State University provides an excellent, inclusive, and
engaging education to eliminate opportunity gaps and empower our
students to change the world their way, pursing and applying
knowledge to create a better future for our communities. The
university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters, and
applied doctoral degrees. We equip our diverse, contemporary
learners with the knowledge, communication and critical thinking
skills, and information literacy to analyze and resolve the
problems of today and tomorrow through high quality liberal arts,
professional, and graduate education.
Metro State is a five-time recipient of the Insight into Diversity
Higher Education Excellence in Diversity ( HEED ) Award, most
recently in 2023. Federally recognized as a Minority Serving
Institution, our employees serve more than 9,000 diverse,
contemporary learners, two-thirds of whom identify as belonging to
communities of color or American Indian nations, are first in their
family to attend college, and/or are eligible for Pell Grants.
Since we do not operate residential facilities, Metro State
University students all commute to class locations across the
Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area or take their courses wherever
they are through our many distance-learning and hybrid course
offerings, allowing Metro State to truly be “where learning meets
living.” Metro State is recognized by CollegeNet as a leading
higher education promoter of social mobility for students (In the
top 1.6% and ranked # 22 out of 1,441 in 2022). Recognized in 2008
and 2016 by the Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement, the
university is committed to academic excellence and community
engagement through curriculum, teaching, scholarship, and services
designed to support an urban mission.
As a member of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System,
Metro State University actively works to achieve the Equity
goal of the system, with initiatives to close
disparities among student groups that focus on academic programs,
policies and procedures, and effective student support. In
addition, equity and
are focused on building an inclusive
and welcoming campus climate, hiring and retaining a diverse
workforce, and developing our capacity to serve students in a
culturally responsive manner. The university is guided by a
with a theme of “Building a Resilient,
Student Ready University.”
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programs, and our students. Learn more about Minnesota State
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Description of College/School/Unit:
The College of
Management, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a catalyst for
positive change, a beacon of hope, and an institution promoting
lifelong learning where learners become passionate citizens and
ethical leaders capable of transforming their communities. The
College transforms lives by providing equitable access to a
high-quality, affordable business education. With a commitment to
inclusion and civic engagement, we engage our diverse learners in
acquiring skills and knowledge required to evolve organizations.
The College hosts five departments that serves approximately 2,300
full-time and part-time students with 35 tenured and tenure track
faculty, 129 community or adjunct faculty, 9 academic advising
staff, and five staff.
The School/Academic Department:
The Department of Management
Information Systems at Metropolitan State is the leader in MIS
education in the region and is positioned to help prepare students
for the future of Information Technology (IT) positions. While many
fields are having difficulties in the current economic environment,
the future relating to using, developing, deploying and managing
information technology looks extremely bright. Not only are at
least one third of current IT professionals planning to retire in
the next ten years, the field has gone through a re-structuring the
early part of this decade and is now poised to be one of the top
growth areas for years to come
Please note: Filling of these positions is dependent upon
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Salary is commensurate with education and experience
and is determined by the salary placement process as outlined in
the Inter Faculty Organization ( IFO ) Master Agreement.
Employment for this position is covered by the collective
bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization ( IFO )
which can be found at on the Minnesota State Employee and Labor
For the most current information on the Inter Faculty Organization,
go to www.ifo.org
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Until Filled
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Position open until filled. Applications received by 11:59 PM on
December 1, 2023 will receive priority consideration.
Qualified applicants are required to attach the following
documents to their online application:
- Cover letter of interest addressing your qualifications for the
- Current curriculum vita or resume;
- A statement of your teaching philosophy and examples of
teaching effectiveness, particularly as it relates to equity and
anti-racist pedagogy (limit 2 pages);
- Names of four (4) references with addresses, email addresses
and telephone numbers; at least two (2) of the references must be
able to address teaching effectiveness; and
- Transcripts – Valid unofficial copies of your transcript
showing conferred/awarded date of your highest attained degree,
with your name and the academic institution’s name/logo are
required. If doctoral study is in progress at the time of
application, submit the most recent transcript showing your course
of study and progress to date. We are not able to accept copy/paste
word documents with a list of courses/grades. If selected for hire,
official original transcripts will be required.
- Additional materials may be requested at a later date.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Metro State University is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator
committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit
discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race,
sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability,
protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to
public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law.
As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage
applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and
individuals with protected veteran status.
The university provides reasonable accommodations to qualified
individuals with disabilities upon request.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed to Apply
- How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- Public Job Posting
- Internal Job Posting
- Agency Referral
- Personal Referral
- Are you legally eligible to work in the U.S.?
- Cover Letter
- Names of four (4) references with addresses, email addresses,
and telephone numbers
- A statement of your leadership approach and examples of
effective leadership that supports equity, inclusion, and
anti-racism (limit 2 pages)