Full-time MBA Director & tenure-track Faculty member (open-rank)
Location: Wilmore, Kentucky
Type: Full Time
In the Dayton School of Business (DSB), at Asbury University, we are on a mission to provide a rigorous, student-centric education that emphasizes collaboration, critical and innovative thinking, while cultivating integrity and character. We expect our students to graduate with a deep faith and excellent work skills that are integrated and holistic.
We are seeking a full-time MBA director & tenure-track faculty member (open-rank) whose character, faith, and professional ability are emblematic of the team’s values and whose passion aligns with our mission.
You’ll get to…
Provide leadership and innovation for the MBA program.
Maximize the program’s potential while expanding the DSB’s network and reach.
Collaborate with Graduate Admissions in the recruitment of students.
Mentor graduate students in both the management and nonprofit MBA tracks.
Assist with recruiting and shepherding a team of adjuncts who contribute to the program
Work on an 11-month contract.
Teach 18 credit hours throughout the academic year and summer terms.
Who you are
A person who (1) is excited by the opportunity to network and foster new relationships, (2) passionate about leveraging existing program strengths and exploring opportunities for innovation, growth, and differentiation, and (3) demonstrates a collaborative spirit with faculty and staff in the Dayton School of Business and across the university.
A terminal degree in a business-related field (candidates who are ABD or have earned an MBA and are able to validate extensive professional experience may be considered).
Demonstrated accomplishments in program growth and teaching.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
Who we are
The Dayton School of Business is growing and in need of qualified candidates who are ready to fully invest in our students to be the Best FOR the World. We have over 225 undergraduate and graduate students who are seeking majors in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, and Sport Management, or an MBA with a traditional or non-profit track. We also have a partnership with The Salvation Army and non-traditional undergraduates seeking degrees in business management.
Asbury University is an independent, Christian, liberal arts university in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition. Our vision is to become the best university in the country for striking the balance between a student’s intellectual, formational, and communal educational experience.
Founded in 1890, Asbury University is recognized as a premier Christian university in the liberal and applied arts that prepares young women and men to be set apart through academic excellence and spiritual vitality. In the desire to be a more inclusive community, reflective of the Kingdom of God, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from various racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Asbury University was founded in 1890 with a commitment to academic excellence and spiritual vitality. The University is recognized as a premier Christian university in the liberal and applied arts that prepares young men and women to engage postmodern society with a Christian worldview in the Wesleyan Holiness tradition as servant leaders. Asbury seeks to enable students to acquire skills and attitudes that promote the holistic integration of faith, learning and living in a Christ-centered transformative community based on Biblical principles. Asbury University encourages more than 1,325 traditional undergraduate students to study, worship and serve together on a campus located 10 miles southwest of Lexington in Wilmore, Ky. These students come from 44 states and 15 foreign nations, and more than 80 percent of the University’s students live on campus. Students in our Adult Professional Studies and graduate programs increase the total enrollment to 1,700 students. Asbury University’s 13 academic departments,contained within four schools, offer more than 50 majors.
The University also offers several Master's programs, including education and social work. In addition, the Unive...rsity provides an adult degree-completion program called Adult Professional Studies (APS) and Online Programs. As a result, the University has a total enrollment of more than 1,700 students. More than 22,000 living alumni of the University surround the globe, leading and serving in all 50 states and more than 70 nations.
Asbury University is an independent liberal arts university, providing undergraduate and graduate educational programs guided by the classical tradition of orthodox Christian thought. Central to this endeavor is a clear affirmation of the scriptures of the Old and New Testaments as God’s infallible and authoritative word and particularly its teaching that the world was created by God and that persons are created in the image of God. On this foundation, we seek to provide an excellent integrated educational experience that appreciates truth in all areas of life and develops whole persons for achievement and service. Whether preparing students for further advanced-degree study or for professional employment, the educational programs of the University reflect a liberal arts character.
Asbury University is listed among the best liberal arts universities in the nation by the National Review, and has been named among the top-10 regional liberal arts institutions in the South by U.S. News and World Report. The Templeton Foundation has recognized Asbury as a "character building university" and has singled out its leadership development program for special recognition.
Asbury University’s campus has a beautiful setting located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region, 10 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., on US 68.