Assistant Professor, Organizational Leadership

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The Position

The College of Business at Lewis University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership. The primary professional responsibilities of this faculty role are to provide outstanding teaching (evenings, online and occasional weekends), engage in scholarly pursuits, actively participate in departmental level assessment projects, assist with curriculum development, and support the accreditation process.  Lewis University serves a diverse student population and community and the College of Business invites applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity.

Lewis University

Located in the greater Chicago region, Lewis University is a comprehensive, Catholic university, where the traditions of liberal learning, values and preparation for professional work come together with a synergy that gives the university its educational identity and focus. Founded in 1932, Lewis is a dynamic, coeducational university offering more than 80 undergraduate majors and programs of study, 35 graduate programs, and two doctoral programs. Lewis is one of many schools sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, an international Roman Catholic teaching order.

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. Lewis University provides tuition benefits, health plans and retirement benefits that add to your bottom line. For additional information on Lewis as an institution, please see our website at

College of Business

Ethically grounded and career focused, Lewis' business degree programs combine critical thinking with data analysis, financial understanding, technological knowledge and essential communication skills – all to prepare students with a well-rounded and comprehensive business foundation.  Distinguished by a focus on global business practices and international relations, more and more of our students are taking advantage of short- and long-term study abroad excursions.  The Stahl Center for Entrepreneurship and Real Estate equips students with the knowledge, skills, and experiences needed to become successful entrepreneurs.  The College of Business Sales Excellence Certificate Program provides students with unique classroom experiences and unparalleled access to sales professionals and their organizations. With small class sizes, one-on-one attention from dedicated faculty who are experts in their field, and accelerated and convenient course options through our regional sites.  Lewis' College of Business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Our project management programs are approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI), and we are designated as a National Center for Academic Excellence by the Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency.

The Lewis University College of Business offers twelve undergraduate majors, serving more than 650 students.  Over 550 students are enrolled in the six graduate degree programs, offered through the Graduate School of Management.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned Doctoral Degree (preferred) or ABD in Organizational Studies (e.g. Organizational Leadership; Organizational Development; Industrial/Organizational Psychology).  Relevant work experience; particularly higher education or non-profit management.  Demonstrated record of teaching excellence in both undergraduate and graduate classes.  At least 5 years of relevant work experience.  At least one year teaching experience at the college level.  Experience teaching online course; preferably using Blackboard.

Application Process

For full consideration, interested applicants can view a full description of this position and apply online at

Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that we are a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment. Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, serves a diverse community and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on our campus as an equal opportunity employer.

We invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are fully dedicated to providing opportunities for development of the whole person. To demonstrate this commitment, Lewis University wishes to build a culturally diverse workforce which strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/7/2019
Application Due: 5/6/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Commensurate with skills and experience