Lecturer - Operations Management

Job Details

Working Title:

Lecturer - Operations Management

Posting Number:

2022019FP

Classification Title:

Lecturer

Classification Code:

8209

RCW Exemption Criteria:

10 - Academic Personnel

EWU Position Number:

F99700

CUPA Code:

52.13 - Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods

FLSA:

Exempt - Teaching

Bargaining Unit :

UFE

% Full Time:

100

Salary / Wage Range:

CUPA

Salary Information:

The expected salary upon hire is $72,685..

Anticipated Start Date:

09/16/2022

Term of Appointment:

9 months per academic year, mid-Sept through mid-June

Location:

Spokane, WA

County:

Spokane

Project Description:

N/A

Project Duration:

N/A

Background Check:

Yes - Both

Level 1 User with Access:

Felicia Jensen, Linda Moody

Responsible HR User:

Britt Pirker

Responsible HR User Email address:

[email protected] "inquiries only"

Job Summary:

The School of Business, in the College of Professional Programs at Eastern Washington University is currently inviting applications to fill one Lecturer, special faculty position to start September 16, 2022, primarily in support of the Management program with an emphasis in Operations Management.

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive institution where excellent teaching must be supplemented with an appropriate research program. The primary teaching area for this position will be operations management courses in the undergraduate and MBA programs. Participation in student-learning assessment and ongoing research program and service to the university, college, and department are also required. Additionally, the candidate selected for this position will be expected to teach online academic courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level to a diverse student body; experience with online teaching is required.

EWU is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

About Eastern Washington University:

Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney and Spokane, Washington, with programs offered throughout the state and online with an enrollment of over 12,000 students. Eastern is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington reporting to its own Board of Trustees.

Eastern’s 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 11,000 residents 16 miles southwest of the state’s second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the Brand new Catalyst building and on the Riverpoint Campus which is shared with Washington State University. Eastern also offers program throughout the state based on the needs of the community. Eastern offers an array of bachelor’s and master’s degrees and one applied doctorate in physical therapy. EWU offers 135 fields of study, 9 master’s degrees, 12 graduate certificates, 39 graduate programs, 1 educational specialist degree, and 1 applied doctorate to more than 10,000 enrolled students.

Tribal Land Acknowledgement
Eastern Washington University resides within the traditional homelands of the Spokane People and other tribes who are connected through their shared history of this region. This land holds their cultural DNA and it is their Ancestors who are here and bring forth the knowledge of this place—the knowledge that comes from the land.

Diversity Statement:

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.

Conditions of Employment:

Multiple work locations (main office located in the Catalyst Building in Spokane’s downtown University District, shared office at the EWU Cheney Campus).
The required start date for this position is 09/16/2022. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 09/16/2022.

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.

All new employees must comply with EWU immunization Policy 602-02 and provide proof of immunity or vaccination to MMR and proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before beginning work at EWU. Waivers for the immunization requirements are available for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs.
Note: Interviews might be conducted via Zoom (camera must be enabled). While we anticipate being open for in-person instruction for academic year 2022-23, should Washington State or university pandemic restrictions disallow for in-person instruction, then courses will be taught via online platforms, including Zoom and other technologies. Candidates must be able to demonstrate competence using these technologies.

Physical Demands :

Essential Functions Analysis forms (“EFA”) describe the physical and mental demands associated with our positions. If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Britt Pirker at [email protected].

Pre-Placement Physical :

No

Hearing Test :

No

Medical Monitoring Post Hire :

No

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in Operations Management or closely related fields from an AACSB accredited program or from a program with an equivalent accreditation
  • For candidates who offer only a Master’s degree, they need to have at least 3 years of relevant full-time professional experience in Operations Management
  • At least 1 year experience of teaching undergraduate operations management or related classes at accredited 4-year higher education institutions in a face-to-face environment
  • The ability to teach principles and upper-level Operations Management courses
  • The ability to work collaboratively and effectively with students, faculty, and administration,
  • Demonstrated ability to teach courses in an online mode
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal accessibility, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Applicants with a PhD or DBA in Operations Management or a related field from an AACSB accredited program. ABD candidates close to degree completion will be considered
  • Publications in the field of Operations Management, or related fields (SA designation under AACSB standards), or recent PhD
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain Scholarly Academic (SA) designation as defined by AACSB Standards and the EWU School of Business Policies and Procedures
  • Experience teaching using the Canvas instructional platform.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Flexibility
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail

Work Schedule Type:

Other

Work Schedule:

  • Teaching: typical workload for this position will include up to 45 credits, subject to department needs.
  • Teaching includes the following additional responsibilities as defined in the faculty CBA:
    • Meet all scheduled classes
    • Plan, organize and inform students of course content, texts, readings, assignments, attendance expectations and methods of evaluation including grading scales
    • Schedule and attend office hours
    • Turn in grades according to established deadlines
    • Additionally, all faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning.

Posting Date:

05/02/2022

Open Until Further Notice:

Yes

Screening to Begin:

05/17/2022

Special Instructions to Applicants:

It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.

Submit your application materials through our online faculty applications portal located here: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resource Services at (509) 359-2381.

Position is open until further notice; screening will begin May 17, 2022. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.

Required documentation includes all of the items listed below.

  • Cover letter: please describe how you meet each of the required and preferred qualifications (if applicable)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Sample course syllabus
  • Evidence: Attach evidence of effective teaching to include teaching evaluations if available for the most recent two years. Student evaluations should not include the original evaluation materials, but should be limited to 3rd party summaries.
  • Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
  • List of Professional References: please include a list of at least three references including names, title, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses, and their connection to you.
  • Additional optional links: if you have additional documents that serve as evidence of how you meet the qualifications, you may upload those items to the optional links labeled Other Document #1 and Other Document #2

Organization

Eastern Washington University is a student-centered, regionally based, comprehensive university. Its campus is located in Cheney, within the Spokane metropolitan area, with additional learning centers in the region and elsewhere in Washington State. Its mission is to prepare broadly educated, technologically proficient, and highly productive citizens to attain meaningful careers, to enjoy enriched lives, and to make contributions to a culturally diverse society.

Eastern Washington University will achieve its mission by providing:

  • an excellent student-centered learning environment;
  • professionally accomplished faculty who are strongly committed to student learning;
  • high-quality integrated, interdependent programs that build upon the region's assets and offer a broad range of choices as appropriate to the needs of the university's students and the region; and
  • exceptional student support services, resources, and facilities.

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