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Instructor/Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Bellarmine University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Date posted
Apr 9, 2024

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Company Description:

Bellarmine University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic higher education tradition and a bold vision for the future. Bellarmine has undergraduate and graduate enrollment of approximately 3,200 students and continues to add new academic programs while maintaining small class sizes and personal attention to students. Bellarmine is listed in the Princeton Review's Best 387 Colleges and is recognized as a top U.S. university in rankings published by U.S. News & World Report and Forbes. In a survey by The Princeton Review, students praised Bellarmine as a place that is "welcoming to every single person and makes an effort to include everyone." Bellarmine students, faculty and staff engage in more than 25,000 cumulative hours of service each year, in Louisville and around the nation and world.

SmartAsset ranked Louisville among the top 25 U.S. cities for best work-life balance, while workplace insights platform named Louisville one of the top five U.S. cities for happy employees. Glassdoor recently recognized Louisville as one of the top 15 cities for jobs, based on hiring opportunity, cost of living and job satisfaction. ZipRecruiter calls Louisville a top 10 city for job seekers, thanks in part to its central location and low unemployment. Louisville is within a day's drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population.

Deeply embedded in the heart of Louisville, Bellarmine is an engaged partner expanding learning opportunities, enhancing career networks and economic growth, and advancing equity and quality of life for its neighboring communities. By connecting the campus, the community, and the curriculum through engaged scholarship and action, we enhance social and civic engagement, including faculty, staff, and student-led, asset-based initiatives.

Bellarmine is committed to core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Bellarmine will demonstrate a fully realized and lived commitment to equity and inclusion, empowering all members of its increasingly diverse community and supporting them to achieve their full potential.

Bellarmine is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply.

Job Description:

The W. Fielding Rubel School of Business invites applications for a full-time Instructor of Business Administration (or Assistant professor commensurate with experience) in the Department of Business Administration at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky, starting summer or fall of 2024. This is an on-going non-tenure track position within the AACSB-accredited W. Fielding Rubel School of Business.

This faculty member will be responsible for teaching the Introduction to Business course for our entering students, with an emphasis on recruitment and retention. Additional teaching will include our internship placement course for upper-level students and other potential courses designed to support our majors. Further, this individual will help with initial first-year student recruitment, coordinate our living learning community for first-year business students, develop programming to support first-year student development, and assist in advising and mentoring our entering classes with a focus on first-generation students and those needing additional assistance.

This is a twelve-month position on a renewable multi-year contract.


  • Student centered and enjoys teaching, advising and mentoring students.
  • Teaching experience 
  • In alignment with Bellarmine University's commitment to equity and inclusion, we seek an individual dedicated to and invested in equity and inclusiveness. 
  • An MBA (or more advanced degree in business).
  • The ability to engage in scholarly research and/or to demonstrate a continuing relationship with the business community consistent with background and training is expected for accreditation.
  • Previous professional experience in business is preferred. 

Additional Information:

Bellarmine University is committed to core values of diversity, equity and inclusion and embraces diversity in our workforce among members of faculty, staff and administration. We remain committed to affirmative actions, policies, procedures and attitudes necessary to continue to build and retain a diverse and equitable workforce. We will demonstrate a fully realized and lived commitment to equity and inclusion, empowering all members of our increasingly diverse community and supporting them to achieve their full potential. As part of Bellarmine's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, we will seek to ensure that all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, job assignment, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, promotion, layoff and termination processes remain free of discrimination based upon race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

Application Instructions:

To apply to this position, please submit a letter of interest, CV, teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references.

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