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Quinlan School of Business, Part-Time Project Leader for Community Business Engagement Project

Employer
Loyola University Chicago
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 9, 2023

Position Details

Position Details

Job Title
Quinlan School of Business, Part-Time Project Leader for Community Business Engagement Project

Position Title
Quinlan School of Business, Part-Time Project Leader for Community Business Engagement Project

Position Number

Job Category
University Faculty

Job Type
Part-Time

FLSA Status
Exempt

Campus
Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus

Location Code
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS-MANAGEMENT (02210D)

Department Name
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Is this split and/or fully grant funded?
Yes

Duties and Responsibilities

In year one, the project leader will focus on work in the field in Rogers Park and Edgewater in close coordination with Loyola’s Community Relations Office, and be on the ground in the neighborhood. Responsibilities include coordinating the efforts with a team of research faculty to design and execute research projects to assess progress, and supervising and graduate and undergraduate students, and high school students. The lead is responsible for the implementation, information gathering, and engagement with Minority Owned Businesses and Business Service Organizations, including leading community events and being an active participant at relevant forums in the local community. The lead will spend considerable time on personal interaction with community Business Service Organizations and Minority Owned Businesses, lead data collection efforts, and guide the development of an information dashboard to reduce information asymmetries. The primary focus of community engagement would be to catalog how Business Service Organizations operate, determine the services that Minority Owned Businesses require that may be missing, and develop a set of best practices for the Business Service Organizations – Minority Owned Business interaction.

Qualifications
  • Masters degree strongly preferred or equivalent experience
  • Must pass a background check,
  • Familiarity with research practices and standards in the social sciences
  • Experience working with Minority Owned Businesses and Business Service Organizations in the Rogers Park and Edgewater community
Physical Demands
None

Working Conditions
Irregular Hours

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
  • Masters degree strongly preferred or equivalent experience
  • Must pass a background check,
  • Familiarity with research practices and standards in the social sciences
  • Experience working with Minority Owned Businesses and Business Service Organizations in the Rogers Park and Edgewater community
Open Date
10/09/2023

Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu . They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. References will not be contacted immediately but may be consulted at subsequent points in the review process.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

The project leader role is funded for 3 years under a grant from the Small Business Administration’s Community Project Fund with no commitment of renewal. The project leader assigned to deliver this project will receive a faculty contract and appointment at the Quinlan School with no additional teaching duties assigned (additional teaching opportunities in our executive education, graduate, and undergraduate programs that facilitate the goals of this project are possible).

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

As one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, Loyola University Chicago fosters a transformative cultural experience that honors diversity, equity, and inclusion . We are committed to not only recruiting, but also retaining a diverse, mission driven workforce and enabling a culture of inclusiveness in an environment that values service excellence, stewardship, personal well-being, and professional development for all of our employees. Loyola University Chicago supports its staff and faculty with a wide array of affordable, comprehensive and competitive benefits centered on health and wellness, financial security, equity, and work-life balance. We actively seek those who wish to join our faculty, staff, and students in a community of diverse opinions, perspectives, and backgrounds supporting our Jesuit mission and striving toward the same goal of being persons for and with others.

Quick Link for Posting
https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/26539

Job Number

Organizational Location
PROVOST

Posting Details

Posting Detail

Number of Vacancies

Desired Start Date
11/01/2023

Position End Date
08/29/2025

Open Until Filled
Yes
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Writing Sample
  2. Other Document
  3. Multi Media
Supplemental Questions

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