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Job Description SummarySaint Leo University has been changing lives for more than 125 years. We have been recognized by the Chronicle of Education as a Great College to Work for and ranked in the top 15% in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 list of Best Value Schools, and in the 32% of Best Colleges for Veterans. Employees at Saint Leo University advance their careers in a rewarding and diverse environment that cultivates the leaders of tomorrow with the skills they need today.
The Tapia College of Business (TCOB) is the largest College in the University with more than 8,000 students in 8 multidisciplinary departments with 80 full-time faculty and staff. TCOB offers degrees at the associates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral levels in a variety of formats: on-ground traditional residential campus, on-ground in centers, online, and hybrid. TCOB pioneered the university’s first online doctoral program, the Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) in 2014. Drawing on TCOB's nationally and internationally renowned faculty and practitioners, the College's DBA program provides opportunities for personal growth, job mobility, greater civic participation, and new ways to advance knowledge.
We are currently seeking an innovative, collaborative teacher-scholar to join the full-time management faculty. The successful applicant will teach onground at the university campus and may be assigned courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The faculty member must be committed to the educational mission and core values of Saint Leo University, which include a demonstrated commitment to excellence, community, and responsible stewardship in education through practice and engagement. Appointment may be made at the assistant level. Faculty appointment is for nine (9) months with a normal teaching load of 12 credit hours per semester. The faculty member will work collaboratively with TCOB faculty and staff to maintain relevance of curricula and quality instructional delivery.
Duties and Tasks:
The successful candidate will:
- Teach undergraduate, masters and/or doctoral courses each academic year;
- Lectures, class activities, and/or information sessions in accordance with policies set by academic affairs
- Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students—traditional and nontraditional—to include comprehensive exam and dissertation direction;
- Contribute to the ongoing development (e.g., course development, sequencing, academic program reviews, etc.) of the management curriculum to include undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs, as assigned;
- Collaborate internally and with external stakeholders;
- Collaborate with Department Chair, MBA Director and DBA Director regarding accreditation activities related to management undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs (SACS and ACBSP);
- Support University recruiting efforts;
- Support the development and enhancement of current and future management programs;
- Chair DBA student dissertations and/or serve on committees;
- Maintain an ongoing independent research and professional development agenda;
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Department Chairperson and/or Dean;
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- An earned DBA or PhD in business administration or management (or related discipline) from a regionally accredited university
- Ability to teach a broad spectrum of leadership and management courses
- Strong interest in curricular innovation
- Strong interest and proficiency in research methodology
- Demonstrated effectiveness in working collaboratively
- Demonstrated instructional effectiveness in the on ground and online instructional environment
- Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
- Willingness to learn and adapt to change
- Growing record of scholarly research and publication in related discipline
- Proficient in developing and delivering instruction at the college level
- Displays collegial disposition and is open to new ideas for improving processes
- Excellence in advocating for the learning and development of students earning their degrees in a distance learning environment
- Excellence in teaching, advising, and mentoring
- Interest and proficiency in administration
In addition to your curriculum vitae, the following documents are required for consideration. Please be sure to check the email under which you applied for important instructions on completing the remaining steps, including uploading documents in the second step of the application packet process as follows:
- Cover Letter
- Teaching Philosophy - (500 words or less), should highlight how your teaching philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of Saint Leo University.
- Three (3) Letters of Recommendation – All letters of recommendation should be professional references and at least one (1) from a recent superior. If you do not have those documents at the time of application, please upload a text or word document stating, "Recommendations will be sent independently." Recommendation letters can be mailed to Academic Affairs at the address stated below
- Student Evaluations (six classes minimum) – Student evaluations from the last year (at least six classes, an even mix of graduate and undergraduate).
All official transcripts must be requested from the universities and/or colleagues attended and/or certified transcript evaluations/translations from World Education Services (WES) to be sent to the attention of Veronica Mantegna by email to email@example.com or hardcopy to the following address:
ATTN: VERONICA MANTEGNA
ACADEMIC AFFAIRS – MC 2006
SAINT LEO UNIVERSITY
PO BOX 6665
SAINT LEO, FLORIDA 33574
Full-time faculty positions are pending final budget approval prior to the start of the academic year.ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are a representation of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term “qualified individual with a disability” means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of this position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office and University, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.NOTICE:
The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Saint Leo University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student, and graduate success.
Why Work at Saint Leo?
What it’s Like to Work Here: Ask our employees and the one word they’d use to describe working at Saint Leo University is “Community.” Our team members all share the Saint Leo core values, positive attitudes, and problem-solving abilities, enabling them to provide excellent student centered service. Our mission is educating and preparing students for life and leadership in a challenging world. Thank you for your interest in joining the Saint Leo PRIDE!
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Saint Leo, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Available benefits based on employment status (Full Time vs Part Time).
- Inclusive Group Health Plan (Medical, Dental, Vision)
- Group Health Plan features include Teledoc, Surgery Plus!, Wellness Incentive Program, Nationwide Pet Insurance, just to name a few!
- Health Reimbursement Account (University Paid!) and Flexible Spending Accounts (healthcare and dependent options)
- Tuition Remission (Employee, Spouse, and Dependents)*
- Tuition Exchange opportunity for dependent of employees*
- Paid Personal Leave (Sick, Vacation, Holidays)
- 403b - Annual match 3%-9% of pay based on employee’s contribution. University match and fully vested within one month of hire date.
- Basic Life and AD&D Insurance valued at 30k (University Paid!)
- Income Protection Benefits after one year
- Additional options for supplemental insurance
*Eligibility based on meeting required service period