Assistant Professor of Management

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Saint Leo University
Location
University Campus

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Institution Type
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Job Details

Job location: University Campus


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-10-01
Req: R3373
Job Description Summary

Saint 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.

Job Description

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:

Knowledge:

  • 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

Abilities:

  • 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

Skills:

  • 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

Preferred Skills

  • Interest and proficiency in administration
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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).

TRANSCRIPTS:

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 faculty.transcripts@saintleo.edu 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

Organization

The opportunities at Saint Leo University are as diverse as our student population. As Florida’s first Catholic institution of higher learning, we offer more than 40 academic programs that meet the educational, spiritual, and professional goals of nearly 16,000 traditional-age and adult students. 

Nearly 2,000 students live and study at our University Campus in Saint Leo, FL, nestled in the rolling hills of West Central Florida, just 30 minutes north of Tampa.  Our students receive personalized attention in classes that tend to be small—14 students on average. They can choose from more than 40 undergraduate majors and specializations. Saint Leo University also offers graduate degrees in business administration, accounting, educationcriminal justice, instructional design, social work, theology, as well as the education specialist degree.  Certain graduate degrees may be earned online. 

Undergraduate students who work full-time or have personal responsibilities that prevent them from attending weekday classes can attend classes evenings and weekends through our convenient Adult Education Center at University Campus.

Another 14,000 students pursue degrees at our 50 education centers, offices, and teaching locations in seven states and through the Center for Online Learning.  

Throughout our history, Saint Leo has provided a solid liberal arts education grounded and based on the 1,500-year-old tradition of Benedictine values and welcoming people of all faiths. The university offers the latest state-of-the art technology to not only prepare students for careers as teachers and leaders, but also to bridge faculty and students from multiple locations for an enriched educational experience.  The university is also a leading provider of  higher education to our nation’s military.  By reaching out to students both near and far, Saint Leo lives up to its mission and its vision to be “a leading Catholic teaching university of international consequence for the twenty-first century."

The university offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, and vision, as well as tuition remission.  The university also offers a comprehensive mentorship program in which each new faculty member is paired with an experienced faculty member from a different school.  The program includes personal, professional, and social components including frequent one-on-one meetings, mutual classroom observation, and social events.

In 2012, Saint Leo University received three workplace awards: Top 75 Places to Work in Tampa Bay 2012 by Tampa Bay Times; the 2012 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award by the Florida Psychological Association; and the2012 Education Nonprofit of the Year by Tampa Bay Business Journal.

View “Over a Century of Excellence,” to learn more about Saint Leo University.

Saint Leo University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and specialist degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Saint Leo University.

Saint Leo University’s School of Business received initial accreditation by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) in September 1999. Saint Leo University’s degree program in social work is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education (BSW level). Saint Leo’s undergraduate Sport Business program and MBA Sport Business Concentration are accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). Saint Leo University has Teacher Education Programs approval by the State of Florida Department of Education.

Saint Leo University is committed to policies that ensure that there is no discrimination on the basis of age, gender, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, or disability. Saint Leo University complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (as amended). The University is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity employer.

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