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Assistant Professor of Management/Business Communication

Fayetteville State University
Fayetteville, NC

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Position Title::

Assistant Professor of Management/Business Communication

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Full-time or Part-time::

Full Time


Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship and Fire & Emergency Management

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EHRA (Faculty)

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Hiring Range::

Commensurate with Education and Experience

Minimum salary::

Commensurate with Education and Experience

Maximum salary::

Commensurate with Education and Experience

Overall Position Competency::

Flat Rate

Description of primary duties and responsibilities::

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
Fayetteville State University is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina System. The Broadwell College of Business and Economics (BCBE) is accredited by AACSB International, and the faculty is ranked among the top 100 business schools in the U.S. by SSRN. The College provides an attractive and collegial academic environment with a strong focus on teaching, service, research, and community relationships.

Description of Work Continued::

Primary Purpose of the Position:
Fayetteville State University Broadwell College of Business and Economics is seeking applicants with credentials in professional or business communication for an open-rank, tenure-track position to begin in January or August 2022. Responsibilities include teaching courses in business/professional communication (undergraduate and graduate), carrying out an active research agenda, and engaging in university and professional service.

An earned doctorate in professional communication, business communication, technical communication, digital media, or a related area is required. ABD candidates will be considered; full completion of the degree is required prior to the start date of the appointment. The person hired will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate (MBA) courses in Business Communication and related courses in support of the concentrations offered in the Broadwell College of Business and Economics.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

· Participate in active scholarship, teaching, and service in the areas of business/professional communication including curriculum/course development, active academic research, assessment of student learning outcomes, and quality service.· Teach classes in Business communication with a 3/3 teaching load, as determined according to the college’s workload policy. Classes may include face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online delivery methods.· Engage with students by advising North Carolina Phi Beta Lambda Students’ Association, in national competitions, and student-run activities on campus, as well as engaging in project-based learning.· Actively participate in department, college, university, professional, and community service consistent with the mission and strategic goals of Fayetteville State University. · Apply a student-centric teaching philosophy, consistent with the mission of the university
· Develop real world and community projects

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::

Earned PhD/DBA or equivalent from an accredited school in professional/business communication, management or closely related field prior to the start date; ABD’s will be considered
Minimum of two years teaching experience and a capacity and willingness to teach a variety of Management/Business communication courses
Record of scholarly and professional accomplishments consistent with the appropriate (Assistant/Associate) rank, including a recent and consistent record of publication in quality refereed journals.
Record of relevant non-academic work experience or project-based learning initiatives with corporations or government entities preferred
Willingness and ability to collaborate and consistently demonstrate high levels of collegiality

Special Instructions to Applicants::

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date of October 31, 2021; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Questions about the position can be addressed to: Dr. Abdoul Wane, Department Chair and Professor of Economics Director of Center for Economic Education, at [email protected]

Open Until Filled::


Additional Information for Applicants:

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.

EEO Statement::

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement:

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.


Working at Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville State University (FSU) is a member of the prestigious University of North Carolina System. Situated in southeastern North Carolina, FSU prides itself in being in one of the most diverse cities in the country and neighbor to one of the nation’s largest military installations – Fort Bragg.

FSU has a rich history that serves as genesis for its current status as a leading institution of higher learning. A year after the Civil War ended, the Phillips School provided primary education to Fayetteville’s black citizens, and the Sumner School provided intermediate education for this population. The two schools were consolidated in 1869 and dedicated in April of that year as the Howard School, in honor of the Freedman’s Bureau chief General O.O. Howard. Seven prominent African-American men pooled $136 to purchase two lots for the first building that housed the Howard School. Robert Harris was named the first principal of the Howard School.

In 1877, the Howard School became not just the first public normal school for African Americans in North Carolina but also the first state-sponsored institution for the education of African-American teachers in the South. It was renamed the State Colored Normal School in Fayetteville that year, Fayetteville State Teachers College in 1939, Fayetteville State College in 1963, and Fayetteville State University in 1969.

While FSU’s roots are as a teacher education institution, it now offers nearly 70 degrees at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels. Many of the programs are accredited by the top agencies. The university’s School of Business and Economics is endorsed by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB is one of the most prestigious and rigorous accrediting bodies for business programs in higher education. Currently, less than one-third of U.S. business programs and only 15% of the world's business programs have earned AACSB accreditation. Receipt of this distinguished accreditation provides evidence that FSU’s School of Business and Economics has established itself as a leader among business schools. Additionally, the Master of Business Administration program has been cited by U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review as one of the best graduate business school programs in the country. The Department of Criminal Justice is accredited by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). FSU’s criminal justice program is the only such program in North Carolina to hold ACJS certification.

FSU is rapidly becoming a center for research and technology. In spring 2010, the university, in conjunction with the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, cut the ribbon on the Southeastern North Carolina Regional Microanalytical and Imaging Center. The center is home to the electron microprobe, an advanced imaging tool that magnifies objects up to 300,000 times.

FSU is a partner in the community. The institution has formulated a strong relationship with the local municipality and with civic and social organizations in the area. The institution enjoys its partnership with its military neighbors. In the coming years, as a result of Base Realignment
and Closure (BRAC), Fort Bragg will be home to more than 50,000 soldiers and some of the nation’s top military brass. To address their educational needs, FSU has implemented a degree in intelligence studies with plans to offer more academic programs with the military in mind.

Students who come to FSU know they will be learning in a nurturing environment from some of the top scholars in their respective fields. As they matriculate, they know their degrees will prepare them to be 21st century global scholars, change agents, and contributing members of society.

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