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Lecturer - Introduction to Business

University of Dayton
Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 17, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Business Administration, Management, Marketing & Sales, Other Business & Management
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Summary:

Are you interested in educating the next generation of business professionals? Would you like to bring business practice and new experiential learning strategies into the classroom? If so, the University of Dayton School of Business Administration invites you to apply today for a Lecturer position to begin on August 16, 2022!

The School of Business Administration invites applications for a non tenure track Lecturer to teach the introduction to the School of Business Administration and Introduction to Business courses required of all first-year business students. This position provides an exciting opportunity for experienced business professionals as well as academics to set students on a pathway of success. The introduction to the School of Business Administration course assists students in their transition to the University of Dayton and the School of Business Administration, and the Introduction to Business course provides students with a foundation in all business disciplines.

The School of Business Administration emphasizes experiential, hands-on learning in a supportive environment that welcomes new ideas and seeks to ensure that students receive an outstanding business education. The successful candidate will join a cohesive and collaborative team that works closely together and with other business faculty to keep the material current and relevant.

Key duties for this position involve teaching 12 credit hours of business courses per semester during the two-semester academic year and collaborative engagement with colleagues within the School of Business Administration and across campus, and in the business community. The position also requires regular service on committees within the School of Business Administration and representing the School on University committees. This is a nine-month position, beginning August 16, 2022, with possibility of renewal. Lecturers may choose to participate in the university’s promotion process leading to Principal and Senior Lecturer statuses commensurate with years of service, professional development, and continued excellence in teaching.

At the University of Dayton, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage all interested candidates to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A graduate degree and five years of professional business experience, or an undergraduate degree and 10 years of professional business experience.
  • Successful teaching in higher education or presentation experience in business related content
  • Effective written communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may meet all preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:
  • An undergraduate degree in a business related discipline from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited business school
  • A graduate degree in business related discipline from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited business school.
  • Successful experience in one or more of the following:
    -undergraduate teaching, especially first-year students, at an AACSB or EQUIS accredited business school
    -experiential and active learning strategies that foster and maintain student engagement
    -teaching and mentoring individuals from socially and culturally diverse communities
    -developing opportunities for business students in the corporate community
    -collaborating with constituents within the School of Business and across campus (i.e., faculty, -staff, students, and administration) and/or with members of the business community
  • Proficient and able to teach basic skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with other Microsoft Office software programs
  • An appreciation of the University's Catholic and Marianist values of theory to practice, practical wisdom, experiential learning, and community.
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Effective oral communication skills
  • Effective classroom management skills
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Candidates will be expected to provide:
  • A cover letter that addresses each of the minimum qualifications and any of the applicable preferred qualifications met.
  • A curriculum vitae/resume that includes a detailed record of professional and teaching or presentation experience.
  • A Statement of Teaching Philosophy that describes how the applicant's prior professional, presentation, and/or teaching experience would inform their teaching.
  • Contact information for three professional references who will be contacted later in the process.
Posting closes at 11:55 PM EST

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. We will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. At this time, neither a vaccination nor valid religious or medical exemption are required. The University will continue to monitor the status of the pandemic on campus and in the community, as well as developments in federal and state requirements. We will also continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements. Links to the most up-to-date COVID-19 health information, an easy-to-navigate index of the University’s COVID-19 guidelines, and resources can be found at

Closing Statement:

The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

The University is also pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty through its dual career program. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective resource and support system for your spouse. Information can be found at

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