Academic Department Head (Management)

Job description

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Full Time
Job_Number: 01861
Closing: Continuous
Location: Main Campus
Division: ACB

General Summary

The Department of Management at Eastern Michigan University is seeking a Department Head beginning Fall, 2019 to lead the Department in supporting its mission to provide excellent teaching, research, and service.

Eastern Michigan University:
Founded in 1849 as a small teacher's college, Eastern Michigan University is a major learning and research institution with a distinct mix of comprehensive academic resources and strong community initiatives. We offer more than 200 undergraduate majors, minors and certificates, plus more than 150 graduate programs to more than 20,000 students.

College of Business:
Eastern Michigan University's College of Business supports the economic development of southeastern Michigan by preparing graduates to perform effectively in the global business community. We develop outstanding business professionals through a rigorous, applied educational experience.

Department of Management
The Management Department at Eastern Michigan University offers undergraduate majors and minors in management, general business, and entrepreneurship. Undergraduates can also concentrate in human resources. The department offers graduate certificates in human resource management (HR), organizational development (OD), entrepreneurship (ENTR), management (MGMT), and a Master's in Human Resources and Organizational Development.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Prepare and monitor departmental budget for personnel services, supplies, maintenance and equipment and other grants and contracts.

Ensure alignment of departmental goals with college and university goals.

Provide departmental leadership in the development of new initiatives and programs and revision of existing ones.

Evaluate faculty performance for tenure, promotion and supplemental salary adjustment recommendations to the Dean of the College.

Plan, develop and schedule departmental course offerings.

Support students and faculty regarding such matters as curricular requirements, transfer of courses, availability of classes and academic problems and/or grievances.

Recruit and interview prospective faculty.

Advise and assist College Deans in program and policy development. Administer and manage department resources.

Participate in local, national and professional associations to continue personal academic development and promote the University.

Establish and maintain public relations activities with governmental, educational, civic and community agencies.

Cultivate alumni and other donor connections to and financial support for departmental projects and programs.

Approve departmental listings in graduate and undergraduate catalogs.

Consult with department faculty at periodic staff meetings.

Administer collective bargaining master agreements.

Teach a department course or equivalent during one or more semesters. Perform related Departmental duties as required.


Applicants for the Department Head must possess a doctoral degree in Management or a closely related field from a business school accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Individuals possessing a Master's in Business Administration are preferred.

Qualifications include documentation of an instructional, research and service record corresponding with credentials of appointment of a rank of a tenured associate or full professor.

A demonstrated ability to build connections and interact with the business community is necessary.

Prior experience in managing programs, resources, budgets, and curriculum is preferred.

The qualifications for the ideal applicant include an ability to motivate a multi-disciplinary faculty and staff to reinforce a culture of inclusion and scholarship in support of both the university's mission of high quality teaching, research, and service and standards of AACSB.

Supplemental Information

Materials should include a detailed curriculum vitae.

Review of applications will begin the week of November 27, 2018.

Applicants can contact Dr. Eric Schulz ([email protected]; 734-487-3240) for additional information.

Eastern Michigan University is an equal opportunity employer institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in employment and education.

Eastern Michigan University offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance; a TIAA-CREF retirement plan with employer contributions; an outstanding vacation and time off policy; a tuition waiver program and much more.

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Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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