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Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Law (Spring 2022)

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Lynn University
Location
Boca Raton, FL, USA

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  • 27-Jul-2021 to 31-Aug-2021 (EST)
  • College of Business and Management
  • Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • Full Time
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    As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with our students. We look to our faculty to bring their diverse experiences and perspectives to their work, and welcome and encourage faculty candidates from a variety of backgrounds to consider joining our team. Lynn is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Business Law.

    The College of Business and Management at Lynn University requires faculty to teach daytime and evening courses in its undergraduate and graduate programs at our campus in Boca Raton, Florida and in our online programs. Candidates must be able to teach the assigned schedule both in person and on campus in order to be considered.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

      Teach courses in accordance with college guidelines.Participate in the college's assessment program of student performance. Timely response to student questions and concerns.Timely submission of university reports and requirements, such as attendance, grades, and student progress reports. Participation in the life of the College and University through continuing professional development; contributions to University and College meetings; advancing curricula and co-curricula; engaging in scholarship contributions and providing service contributions to the College, University, profession, and broader community.
    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      Candidates must be proficient in using technology for instructional delivery, such as learning management systems (e.g., Canvas), or otherwise have a high comfort level with learning and utilizing new technology, and be self-sufficient for problem-solving minor technical issues.Candidates must have an appreciation of different learning styles to incorporate into their instructional delivery.Candidates must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.Candidates must have excellent numerical and analytical skills. Candidates must be team players and be willing to engage in leadership activities that advance the interests of the College.
    Minimum Qualifications

      Candidates must have, before starting appointment, a law degree or a doctorate degree in a business field, with at least 18 graduate hours of study completed in courses related to Business Law.All qualifying graduate degrees must have been completed in a regionally accredited university.Proof of being current in the field of instruction, whether through continuous education, scholarship contributions, and/or practical, high-level field experience.Candidates must be available to work the required schedule in person on our Boca Raton campus. Online-only candidates will not be considered.
    Desired Qualifications

      Candidates who additionally have 18 graduate hours of education in another business-related field are desired.Previous experience teaching Business Law at a college or university level is desired.Candidates with administrative leadership interests are desired.
    To Apply

    Completed applications will be reviewed upon receipt for match to potential needs. Only completed applications will be reviewed, which must include a short cover letter, resume or CV with detailed academic credentials, copies of all college transcripts, and three letters of reference.

    Accreditation and Equal Opportunity

    Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy, parenting status, veteran status or retirement status in its activities and programs. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the Lynn University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431, [email protected], or +1 561-237-7727; or to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

    Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2020 Lynn University

    Americans with Disabilities Act

    Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling +1 561-237-7639.

    The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

    In compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at lynn.edu/securityreport

    For your health, Lynn University is now smoke- and tobacco-free.



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    Organization

    Working at Lynn isn't just a job ... it's a mission.

    Our people are talented enough to do anything, but they choose to work at Lynn because they believe that they are contributing to something important. 

    Our top priority is to support our students as they achieve their dreams—and we pride ourselves on finding intellectually fearless people who enable us to constantly improve and adapt. We embrace new ideas, and we continually challenge ourselves to be better, faster, first. Here, you’ll be free to think differently. We celebrate innovation and we don’t let bureaucracy get in the way of a good idea. The words "we've always done it this way" are never uttered.

    Most importantly, Lynn employees go above and beyond for our students, parents, alumni and supporters. We’re available and responsive, and we learn from them just as much as they learn from us.

    Recognition

    Lynn University has been recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a "Great College to Work For" in the areas of:

    • Respect and appreciation
    • Work/life balance
    • Compensation and benefits
    • Collaborative governance
    • Confidence in senior leadership
    • Facilities, workspace and security
    • Job satisfaction
    • Supervisor/department chair relationship

    Culture and Community

    Our employees enjoy lots of events aimed at reducing stress, encouraging a healthy lifestyle and creating a strong sense of community. These events include cooking lessons, Lunch 'n Learn workshops and 5Ks, as well as festivities like Furry Friend Friday and Bring Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

    We also promote community involvement, and traditionally have taken part in events such as:

    • The Corporate Run
    • Gift drives for underprivileged children
    • Food drives
    • Fundraising for a variety of local and national charitable organizations

    View our online photo album to see more events that Lynn employees take part in.

    Mission and vision

    Mission

    The mission of Lynn University today is the same mission that has defined the institution through its first 50 years and that will continue to define it in the future.

    Our mission is to provide the education, support and environment that enable individual students to realize their full potential and to prepare for success in the world.

    Vision

    Lynn’s vision is to be recognized as one of the most innovative, international and individualized small universities in America. Lynn University will capitalize on its youth, location and close student and faculty bonds to become a forerunner institution, a different kind of learning center, an independent, innovative 21st century university that is unusually devoted to preparing young persons for America’s and the world’s future. To do so, Lynn will:

    1. Remain relatively small, with approximately 2,400 undergraduate and 600 graduate students, and 500 or more adults enrolled annually in continuing education courses and institutes. A multi‐faceted, coeducational, primarily residential university with a small‐college atmosphere.
    2. Admit a wide array of diverse students, from those with learning differences to the gifted, and those from many countries of the world and states across the nation.
    3. Be grounded in the liberal arts but contain a collection of colleges oriented toward emerging professional opportunities, each of which feature superior teaching, applied learning and international focus and experiences.
    4. Contain a hallmark student development program that discerns each student’s strengths, shortcomings and special needs and works to develop his or her full capabilities.
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