Assistant Professor - Business, Management and Economics

Staten Island, Richmond (Staten Island) County
Apr 07, 2014
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Economics
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Empire State College was founded in 1971 as a comprehensive, public college within the State University of New York. A recognized leader in offering innovative degree programs for motivated adults, the college enrolls 20,000 students annually in associate, bachelor’s and master’s programs at 35 locations across New York State and online. Faculty members work with students in one-on-one, seminar, residency-based, blended and online learning modes at the graduate and undergraduate levels; the mix varies by setting. Central to the faculty role is helping adults from diverse cultural backgrounds design and carry out individually designed degrees. The college is a pioneer in mentoring adult learners, prior learning assessment and online learning. A highly distributed organization, Empire State College makes extensive use of technologies for communication, teaching and learning, and administrative purposes. Job Description: Empire State College’s Metropolitan Center in New York City seeks applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty member in Business to collaborate with faculty in the business, management and economics area. The successful candidate is expected to teach a broad range of core business courses, in addition to specialized field. High value is placed on a team player who brings a wide variety of teaching interests. The successful candidate will enjoy working with students from diverse backgrounds and providing individualized advisement from entry through graduation. The successful candidate will serve in Staten Island, but may also be expected to teach in Brooklyn or Manhattan as needed. The Metropolitan Center, with an academic center in Manhattan and locations in Brooklyn and Staten Island serves approximately 1,900 students annually. The Center seeks to support student success, to provide innovative approaches to learning, and to develop links to the diverse urban environment of which it is a part. Working closely with faculty and staff in the Metropolitan Center, the role of the faculty member is to provide high-quality educational services to students and to enhance the college’s reputation within the community. Involvement in college governance is expected. Requirements: Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate from a regionally accredited US university or comparable non-US university is required in one of the following areas for a tenure-track appointment: business, information systems, finance or a closely related area. Successful candidates must have the potential to effectively mentor and teach adults from diverse backgrounds at the undergraduate level, participate actively in institutional development, and pursue scholarly interests. The selected incumbent will also have strong communication and computer skills, and effective organizational skills. Preferred Qualifications: Preferred specialization(s) include the following: Management Information Systems, Information Technology and/or Finance. Experience teaching college-level core business studies as well as area of specialization is preferred. Strong preference will be accorded candidates who demonstrate knowledge of adult learning, individualized and interdisciplinary programs, learning technologies, and innovative program delivery, as well as demonstrated commitment to diversity issues in higher education or through community-based work. Special Information: Regular travel will be required to fulfill center and college-wide commitments. Office hours will vary to accommodate student needs. Evening hours are typical and weekend hours are occasional. Additional Information: Rank/Salary: Tenure-track, Assistant Professor, 12-month appointment. Applications Due By: May 9, 2014. The college actively seeks to build a culturally diverse faculty and staff and offers multicultural learning and work environments. Empire State College supports all efforts to enrich our community through a steadfast commitment to excellence through diversity. Empire State College is an AA/EEO/IRCA/ADA employer. SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND EDUCATOR. IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION OFFICER AT (518) 587-2100. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (518) 587-2800. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE SAFETY AND SECURITY WEBSITE AT

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