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Management, Organizational Behavior, Full-time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track, Assistant Professo...

Employer
University of Central Oklahoma
Location
Main Campus - Edmond, OK, 73034
Closing date
Jul 7, 2021

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Professional Fields, Business & Management, Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
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Job DetailsJob Location Main Campus - Edmond, OKPosition Type FacultyDescription Position Overview:

Visiting faculty are employed by the university to teach or perform research for a limited time. This is a non-tenure track, temporary position. Service or research may be expected. This is a one-year visiting assistant professor position teaching Organizational Behavior topics in the department of management. This person teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook.

College/Department Overview

The College of Business has 76 full-time faculty and 40 part-time faculty in 6 academic departments; Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems & Operations Management, Management, and Marketing. The College currently offers 13 undergraduate majors serving more than 2,500 students, and 2 graduate programs serving more than 100 students combined. The faculty and staff of the College are committed to a culture of continuous improvement and innovation in support of our efforts to prepare students to become productive, ethical, and engaged citizens and business leaders, while promoting commerce and advancing the quality of life in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. The College is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). For further information see our website at http://business.uco.edu.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching and a willingness to serve the UCO and Greater Edmond and Oklahoma City communities.

Candidates will be expected to teach courses both face-to-face and online within the field of organizational behavior and/or subfields of Management using a transformative approach at both the graduate and undergraduate, and to participate in department and school-related service activities. The ability to teach courses in organizational behavior, teams and leadership is desirable. This position’s teaching will be at our Edmond campus as well as our Downtown and Online MBA programs.

The Department of Management currently houses 13 full-time faculty members, and offers undergraduate majors in Management, Human Resource Management, and PGA Golf Management. UCO’s HRM Program is one of the nationally recognized programs aligning with the Society for Human Resource Management’s curriculum guidelines.

An entrepreneurship minor has demonstrated success in multiple business plan competitions. More information on UCO’s MBA program can be found at http://mba.uco.edu.

Documents Required to Apply

  • Application letter
  • Updated CV
  • List of at least three academic references
  • All student evaluations for the last 2 years of teaching
  • Copies of syllabi for the two most recent courses taught
  • Transcripts for all academic degrees
  • Qualifications Qualifications/Experience Required

    Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). **NOTE** If the doctorate is not obtained and submitted by the time of employment, the position rank will be as an Instructor.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    Applicants with a PhD or ABD (all but dissertation) in Management or equivalent with major emphasis in organizational behavior from an AACSB school. Evidence of effective teaching face-to-face and online in a higher education environment. Candidates academic or professional experience must be consistent with the college's faculty qualifications policy.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    Excellence in teaching.

    Previous both face-to-face and online teaching experience in higher education environment at the level of teaching assistant or higher is required.

    Physical Demands:

    Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    Organization

    The University of Central Oklahoma prepares future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, ideally located in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Central offers an innovative learning community to its more than 17,000 students, where teaching comes first, a commitment seeded in the university's roots as a teaching college. Students at Central develop personal relationships with more than 450 full-time faculty, 450 adjunct faculty and over 850 staff, like 2008 U.S. Professor of the Year, Dr. Wei Chen, who are committed to transforming lives.

    With 117 undergraduate majors and 59 graduate programs, Central is a smart investment for students dedicated to their future success. Notable academic programs include Forensic Science, Music Theatre, Mass Communications, Accounting, the region's only accredited Professional Golf Management program, Jazz Studies and the Academy of Contemporary Music at UCO, located in downtown Oklahoma City's Bricktown district.

    Central's appealing 210-acre campus is on track to become a certified botanical garden, offering both a pleasing learning and living environment and a source of pride for students, employees and alumni. In fact, Central is ranked among the top universities nationally in residence life and as one of the top universities to work for by the "Chronicle of Higher Education." Central is also an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site, and hosted the 2010 World Sitting Volleyball Championships on campus.   Founded in 1890, Central is the state's first public institution of higher learning, and continues to cultivate creativity and innovation in every corner of campus, bringing to life its core values of Character, Community and Civility each day.

    Check out the - UCO Virtual Tour!

    MISSION

    The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) exists to help students learn by providing transformative education experiences to students so that they may become productive, creative, ethical and engaged citizens and leaders serving our global community. UCO contributes to the intellectual, cultural, economic and social advancement of the communities and individuals it serves.

    VISION

    UCO will become one of the Top 10 metropolitan universities of our kind in the United States by providing a transformative education as well as development experiences that help learners achieve their highest level of leadership potential.

    CALL TO ACTION

    The University of Central Oklahoma transforms each student by focusing our resources on the Central Six tenets of transformative learning. 

    All students will be transformed with:

    • Discipline Knowledge
    • Leadership
    • Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities
    • Service Learning and Civic Engagement
    • Global and Cultural Competencies
    • Health and Wellness

    Transformative learning is a holistic process that places students at the center of their own active and reflective learning experience.

    About Edmond/Oklahoma City Metro

    The University of Central Oklahoma is located in Edmond, a part of the growing, thriving Oklahoma City metropolitan area. At Central, our students, faculty and staff get the best of both worlds - the "small town" feel of Edmond, with the big city excitement of the Oklahoma City metro. Both the Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro consistently rank nationally among the safest, most affordable and most exciting places to live. In fact, Edmond recently ranked among the best places to live in the nation by Money Magazine and Family Circle magazine, and Oklahoma City ranked sixth in the nation for the "Best Places for Young Adults" by Portfolio.com. From year-round arts, music and theater offering, to exciting sporting events like the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder, to first class shopping, dining and more, Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro offer a diverse, active, culturally enriched lifestyle that's on the move to even bigger and better opportunities.

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