Assistant Professor, Management

Job description

Job location: University Campus

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-26
Req: R4726
Job Description Summary

The Department of Management and Operations seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Management & Operations within The Donald R. Tapia College of Business. A PhD in Management, Business Administration or a closely related field is required. University teaching experience at the undergraduate level and a publication record or evidence of scholarly ability is also required. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to working collaboratively in diverse environments.

Job Description

Duties and Tasks:

  • Teach eight classes (4/4 load) per academic year on campus (on-ground), campus-connected (synchronously online/on-ground) and/or online (asynchronously with two “live” sessions) as necessary
  • Teach in the undergraduate, MBA, and DBA programs as directed by the Department Chair
  • Serve as academic advisor to assigned undergraduate majors
  • Engage in lectures, class activities, and/or information sessions in accordance with policies set by academic affairs
  • Evaluate student mastery of skills and competencies required by course outcomes
  • Advise and mentor students
  • Develop and improve curriculum and current/future management programs to include undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs, as assigned
  • Supervise student internships
  • Collaborate with Department Chair, MBA Director and DBA Director regarding accreditation activities related to management undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs (SACS and ACBSP)
  • Chair DBA student dissertations and/or serve on committees
  • Design/support program-building activities to attract and retain students in the major
  • Participate in faculty meetings and other University events
  • Engage in scholarship and professional development
  • Engage in service to the department, college, and university
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned



  • Earned Ph.D. in Business Administration, Management, or closely related field (ABD considered)
  • Experience in instructional design and online and in-person content delivery
  • Candidates with experience and/or certifications in Project management, Supply Chain, or Logistics will be given special consideration


  • Demonstrated instructional effectiveness
  • Ability to work well within diverse teams
  • Provide evidence or promise of professional development and scholarly research
  • Be respectful of and attentive to the needs of all students
  • Embrace and model the core values of excellence, community, respect, personal development, responsible stewardship, and integrity.


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
  • Values Statement - (500 words or less), should highlight how your philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of Saint Leo University. Please include how your administrative practice fit if applying for a faculty administrative position. The University Mission Statement and Values are available on the Saint Leo website under “about Saint Leo”.
  • 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).
  • Teaching Certifications and Evidence – Teaching assignments specifically in the Education discipline require the following additional documents must be included and uploaded with your all-includes document file. (Education specific disciplines only – for other disciplines please upload a word document that states, “N/A does not apply).
    • Teaching Certificate
    • Evidence of clinical educator training
    • Evidence of 60 hours of ESOL training


Official transcripts are required for all adjuncts and all final full-time faculty candidates

Official transcripts for Master, Graduate, and Doctorate degrees are required to complete your application packet and are to be issued directly to Saint Leo University from the respective education institution.*

Transcripts that are “Issued to Student” or issued to another institution are not accepted. Digital and/or electronic transcripts cannot be accepted at this time.

World Education Services (WES) Evaluation – A certified evaluation and translation from World Education Services (WES) is required for foreign transcripts and/or any and all degrees obtained from international universities. Expenses for official transcripts are the responsibility of the applicant.

Please have transcripts and certified evaluations mailed to:

Saint Leo University

Academic Affairs MC 2006

Attn: Veronica Mantegna

PO Box 6665

Saint Leo, Florida 33574

Full-time faculty positions are pending final budget approval prior to the start of the academic year


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.


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.




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Posted: 2/6/2021
Application Due: 5/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time