Professional in Residence - Human Resource Management

Dec 14, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title
Professional in Residence - Human Resource Management

Position Category
Faculty - Non Tenure Track (FT)

The AACSB-accredited Woodbury School of Business (WSB) at Utah Valley University invites applicants for a Professional in Residence teaching-focused position in Human Resource Management (HRM) for Fall of 2018. Utah Valley University (UVU) is a Carnegie classified community-engaged institution (see with a very strong emphasis on connecting the classroom with the community. Additionally, the WSB, averaging over 4,000 students per semester, is one of Utah's largest schools of business and Utah Valley University is one of the largest colleges with approximately 37,000 students enrolled. The WSB is offering one of just a few undergraduate degree programs in HRM in Utah and the greater Intermountain region, with a very strong emphasis in experiential education for all courses taught in the program. The holder of this position will play an important role in the planning and management and the HR degrees and certificate programs.

Teaches undergraduate courses in Human Resource Management, particularly Introduction to Human Resource Management, with the ability to teach other core program courses (e.g. Training and Development, Organizational Development and HRM, HR Strategy, HRIS, Compensation and Benefits, etc.), using experiential education methods. Prepares instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, etc.) as necessary. Maintains student-centered approach to education. Provides service, including community outreach and SHRM cooperation to facilitate experiential learning and community engagement, as well as committee work at all levels (department, college, and university). Excellence in teaching and service will be expected.

Required Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited institution with a master degree in Human Resource management, business Administration, or a closely related field. Significant HR industry experience. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, experiential learning class projects and engaged learning experiences for students, consistent with a teaching university.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated competence in professional human resource management practices and applications.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in developing and coordinating undergraduate student programs and activities. Skilled in providing support for high-quality community-engaged experiential learning projects. Evidence of well-developed, collegial, and collaborative communication skills.
  • Ability to generate, integrate, and facilitate real-life HRM student projects aligned with a community organization (e.g. for-profit business, non-profit, government agency, etc.).
  • Ability and willingness to provide expert classroom instruction, curriculum development, and program assessment.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach across a spectrum of HR-related courses.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Evidence of well-developed, collegial, and collaborative communication skills and commitment to service.
  • Successful candidates should have college teaching experience in Human Resource management content areas or related fields (including organizational behavior, strategy, and general management).
  • Preference will be given to applicants with a well-developed background (or strong aspirations to develop a teaching record) in experiential education. Experience in online teacing is beneficial.
  • Pragmatic teaching applications and approaches informed and enhanced by significant industry experience.
  • An interest in and commitment to interacting effectively with the local business community/
  • An interest in and commitment to interacting effectively with the local business community.
  • An interest in and commitment to helping build the HRM program (major/minor) on campus and in the community.
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population.

    Physical Requirements
    Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office work environment.

    EEO Statement
    Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant's qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

    Benefits Summary
    UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


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    Special Instructions to Applicant
    Under “Reference's letter” please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.
    Please include recent teaching part-time or full-time evaluations (those passing the initial screening phase may be asked to provide a teaching demonstration video).

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