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Lecturer - Undergraduate Business Programs

Apply now Job No: 501914
Work Type: Faculty Full Time
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Faculty
Department: Business Education - 209120
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Position Summary:

The Position
The School of Business Administration invites applications for a non tenure track Lecturer. This is a nine-month position, beginning August 16, 2024, that is annually renewable, offers full benefits, and a pathway to promotion. This position provides an exciting opportunity for experienced business professionals as well as academics to set students on a pathway of success. The successful candidate will teach BIZ 201 Business Cases and Communications, an introduction to business course required of all first-year business students, and Career Flight Plan courses such as BIZ 202 Career Flight Take Off and BIZ 301 Successfully Navigating Your Career Flight Plan. The Business Cases and Communications course provides students with a foundation in business disciplines and professional writing and oral communication skills. The Career Flight Plan courses provide students with a foundation for navigating internship and full-time job searches and for professional success after graduation.

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.

The School of Business Administration
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.

The University of Dayton
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. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage all candidates to apply.

The City of Dayton
The city of Dayton offers a low cost of living, great schools, the oldest and largest military aviation museum in the world, the nation’s largest paved trail network (340 miles, if you can believe it), and a tight-knit (#DaytonStrong) city and community that tries very hard to collaboratively bridge gaps and solve problems. Visit daytoncvb.com for more information.

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 or in a communications-related discipline from an accredited university
  • A graduate degree in a business-related discipline from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited business school, in a communications-related discipline from an accredited university, or in a career development related discipline from an accredited university
  • Successful experience in one or more of the following:
    • undergraduate teaching, especially first-year students
    • undergraduate teaching of professional communications skills
    • undergraduate teaching of career development skills
    • 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 and across campus (i.e., faculty, staff, students, and administration) and/or with members of the business community
    • Microsoft Office software programs
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Effective oral communication skills
  • Effective classroom management skills
  • An appreciation of the University’s Marianist values of theory to practice, practical wisdom, and community
Special Instructions to Applicants:

A complete application consists of:

  • CV,
  • cover letter addressing all minimum and any preferred qualifications met,
  • 1 - 2 page statement of the candidate’s vision of how you would approach teaching and mentoring first-year students utilizing experiential and active learning strategies that foster and maintain student engagement.
  • contact information for three references who may be contacted later in the process.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.  The University does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position

Posting closes at 11:55 PM EDT May 31, 2024

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 age, 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 http://www.udayton.edu/hr/employee_resources/dual_career_resources.php


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