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Affiliated (Part-Time) Faculty Member Business of Creative Enterprises

Employer
Emerson College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 9, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time
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Affiliated (Part-Time) Faculty Member Business of Creative Enterprises
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The Business of Creative Enterprises program at Emerson College seeks an Affiliated (Part-Time) Faculty Member for the Business of Creative Enterprises Senior Residency (BC450) course for the Fall 2022 semester that runs September 2 through December 16, 2022. There are two open sections available - Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 to 7:45pm and Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 4:00-5:45 PM.

The department seeks candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through ongoing engagement with students both inside and outside of the classroom in addition to traditional creative accomplishment/research, teaching, and service.

The BCE Senior Residency is a year-long course (BC 450/BC 451) that exposes students to the real world of business, leadership, organization, consulting, marketing, and more. The purpose of the course is to guide students as they partner with local companies to analyze their business practices and devise pitches that demonstrate how their group plans to improve business for them.The course is designed to be split into 2 semesters: a semester of analysis and creating pitches with organized business proposals, and a semester of putting those plans into action and reporting their results. A successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to simulate real world business situations while offering students a safe space to make mistakes.

Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the College's intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

The Business of Creative Enterprises program is among one of the first of its kind in the nation. They offer a BA degree and have many opportunities for community engagement through events like the annual BCE Conference. This program specifically hosts abroad programs in Sweden and Australia in addition to Emerson's already established presences in Los Angeles and the Netherlands.

Emerson College is the nation's only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context; the BCE program gives students the freedom to explore within all those contexts and find the art of business in every corner of the creative industries Emerson specializes in.

Emerson's main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston. The college enrolls over 5,800 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states. The growing BCE Program currently has 285 undergraduates, and 20 graduate students (as of Fall 2022).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities for this position include facilitating classroom discussion, teaching leadership and diplomatic business practice, guiding teams of students as they move through the process of analysis, pitches and taking action, and providing counsel when obstacles arise. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, mentoring for professional orientation and active recruitment of prospective students nationwide. This position will work closely with the head of the BCE Program to assist in curriculum and policy development, advocate on behalf of the Department, its faculty and students, and represent the College, Department and program in donor and showcase activities, recruitment efforts, and administrative/service meetings. Basic information on the program is available at: https://emerson.edu/programs/business-creative-enterprises-ba

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must have an advanced degree (Master's or higher) preferably in fields related to the program. These fields may include but are not limited to marketing, business administration, entrepreneurship, executive management, economics, and design. The ideal candidate will also have had experience running a creative enterprise and has an understanding of the complexities of ideation, pitching, client management and execution. They must also demonstrate the ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. Preference will be given to candidates with active and current connections to the industry and professional organizations, particularly in Boston, New York City and Los Angeles.

To apply please submit the following:
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for three references (not to be contacted without applicants approval)


Please note, in the job application, where there is the "CV/Cover Letter/ Additional Documents" drop box, you must include all of the required materials listed above. You can upload each document separately or as a combined PDF. Your application will not be complete without these documents.

If you are having issues uploading, please email facultycareers@emerson.edu.


To apply, please visit: https://emerson.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Emerson_College_FT_Faculty/job/Boston-Campus/Affiliated--Part-Time--Faculty-Member---Business-of-Creative-Enterprises_JR003944

About Us
Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,300 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states.

Diversity Statement
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society. Emerson College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender in its educational programs or activities. Emerson has designated the Associate Vice President, Title IX, and Clery Coordinator to respond to inquiries regarding the College Sexual Misconduct Policy. The Title IX Coordinator may be reached at 8 Park Plaza, Transportation Bldg, Room 230 Boston, MA 02116; Telephone: 617-824-8999; email: titleix@emerson.edu

Annual Clery Report
In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the Emerson College Police Department website.

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