This Lecturer position is associated with the Bachelor of Science in Business and Marketing Education (BME) in the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development in the College of Education and Human Development. BME is an interdisciplinary degree that prepares students to explore how individuals and organizations function in societal, community, workplace, and learning contexts. BME students gain a foundational understanding of organizational culture, leadership, diversity, equity, and workplace communication and consider how organizations engage with these concepts internally and externally. Focused areas of study include marketing, sales, project management, and leadership with attention to the evolving impact of technology, demography, global and local context, as well as theories of learning and ways of knowing.
The person in this position will be expected to teach six undergraduate core courses during the 9-month academic year. Courses encompass topics such as marketing promotion, sales training, project management, and strategic customer relationship management. The selected candidate will also play a role in the ongoing transformation of the BME degree program and curriculum and support and guide undergraduate research projects and applied/non-classroom based experiences.
The individual hired for this position will be appointed to a full-time (100%), 9-month (B-Term) annually renewable (K Type) position as a Lecturer. Individuals on 9-month appointments may have the opportunity to teach in the summer. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Primary teaching responsibilities include courses within the BME core including but not limited to Teaching Marketing Promotion, Sales Training, and Strategic Customer Relations. There may also be opportunities to teach other courses as needed and/or during summer
Teach 3 undergraduate core courses per each Spring and Fall semester (6 total) during the 9-month academic year
Grade student materials which can include exams, papers, and final projects
Submit grades in a timely manner
Review student evaluations of teaching each semester and adjust and strengthen and improve pedagogical practices when necessary
Course/Curriculum Development (15%)
Develop course materials such as syllabi, handouts, exams, and other teaching materials
Utilize program curriculum resources (lesson plans and Moodle/Canvas site) to create an interactive learning experience for students, offering feedback to the program for continued refinement of curricular strategies
Review course materials and make adjustments to meet the needs of the topic and students
Select books and other materials for the courses
Student Development/Advising (10%)
Support and guide undergraduate students with research projects and applied/non-classroom based experiences
Maintain regular office hours
Respond to student inquiries and meet with students as required
Advise students with regard to academic concerns and school related organizations
Program Coordination (10%)
Participate in decisions relating to the undergraduate policies, courses, and programs in OLPD
Provide unit oversight and collaborate with department, college, and University personnel on program and course development, marketing, student recruitment, admissions, student data, and program evaluation
Participate in programs, department, college, university, local/regional schools and other service or civic engagement activities
Serve on internal committees, panels, and other department activities
Participate in the activities of relevant professional organizations
An earned doctorate in business administration, marketing, organizational leadership, organization development, human resource development, or a closely related field.
Demonstrated experience consistent with the courses listed above.
Work experience in marketing or business administration in nonprofit, for-profit, and/or educational sectors.
Teaching experience at undergraduate level with a strong record of student evaluations of teaching.
Robust international and intercultural experiences.
Experience with the use of technology in workplace and educational settings.
Evidence of leadership in Equity and Diversity.
Evidence of ability to develop and maintain collaborations with for-profit and nonprofit communities outside of the University.
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