Lecturer in Enterprise Systems and Analytics

Lecturer in Enterprise Systems and Analytics—Search # 67859
Department of Enterprise Systems and Analytics
Parker College of Business

The Department of Enterprise Systems and Analytics in the Parker College of Business invites applications and nominations for the position of non-tenure track Lecturer in Enterprise Systems and Analytics. The home campus for this position will be the Statesboro campus, but travel may be required to the Armstrong and Liberty campuses.

Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern University is a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution with a focus on public-impact research, serving about 27,000 students on three beautiful campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, and Hinesville, and via a growing online program. Through our degree offerings at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern offers a distinctive combination of community collaboration, world-class scholarship, innovative teaching, and hands-on learning opportunities.

To equitably serve a fast growing and highly diverse student body and to fulfill the University's commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, we actively seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to Inclusive Excellence. Candidates whose work furthers the institution's goals and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Within this setting, the Department of Enterprise Systems and Analytics in the Parker College of Business offers a B.B.A. in Information Systems. The Department is a member of the SAP University Alliances and has a strong reputation for being a lead institution in Enterprise Systems curriculum. Faculty members also participate in offering courses that support the MBA and Master of Accounting programs. In addition to Enterprise Systems (ES), the Department is offering a Business Analytics (BA) area of emphasis to its B.B.A. in Information Systems degree program, recognizing the ever-increasing relevance of and demand for skills in BA in the business world.

Position Description:
Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Enterprise Systems and Analytics, the Lecturer position is primarily a teaching appointment supplemented by continued involvement in professional activities and services to the department, college, and/or University. The Lecturer will be required to have a master's (or higher) degree and relevant industry work experience. The position is a 10-month, non-tenure-track appointment, and the salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
  • Earned master's (e.g., MSIS, MBA, or equivalent) or higher degree by August 1, 2022, from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Evidence of effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrated substantive knowledge and proficiency in MS Office applications.
  • Knowledge and interest in teaching SAP courses.
  • Willingness to develop SAP ERP expertise and obtain certifications needed to teach SAP courses.
  • Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives.
  • Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Professional industry certification relevant to at least one or more areas within the IS degree program.
  • At least 18 graduate semester hours in Information Systems or Information Technology or equivalent professional experience.
  • At least one year of full-time relevant industry or consulting work experience in one or more of the following areas:
    o SAP enterprise systems software
    o Business Analytics/Intelligence
    o Programming (e.g., Java, Python and/or SAP ABAP)
    o Database Management
    o Information and Network Security
    o Project Management
  • Demonstrated significant commitment to, and experience in, teaching and learning, specifically within the broader area of Information Systems.
  • Commitment to student engagement and participation.
  • Interest in ongoing professional development within the discipline.

    Conditions of Employment:
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.
  • All work for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period of time within current policy.
  • Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus.
  • Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.

    Screening of applications begins January 15, 2022 and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2022. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; (un)official copies of transcripts of all prior degree studies; recent teaching evaluations (if prior teaching experience); and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered, and all application materials must be in either Word or PDF format to be accepted. The subject line in the electronic submission should be Application for Lecturer in ES&A - Search # 67859. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation.

    	Applications and nominations should be sent via email to:
    	Ms. Bonita Simmons-Johnson
    	Administrative Assistant
    	Department of Enterprise Systems and Analytics
    	Parker College of Business
    	Email: [email protected]
    	Telephone: 912-478-4747

    	Inquiries may be directed to:
    	Dr. Manouchehr Tabatabaei, Search Chair - Search # 67859
    	Department of Enterprise Systems and Analytics
    	Parker College of Business
    	Georgia Southern University
    	Email: [email protected]

    More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or https://cob.georgiasouthern.edu/is/. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.

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