Professor of Eng. Practice and Assoc. Faculty Director

Boulder, Boulder County
Jun 18, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Posting Description: The Lockheed Martin Engineering Management Program (EMP) is recruiting an Associate Faculty Director. The Associate Faculty Director of EMP is responsible for the overall leadership, promotion, management and administration of the EMP's undergraduate educational offerings; liaising with other collaborative academic and non-academic programs; establishing partnerships with industry; teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses; and service, all towards the end of the college goal of "ensuring that graduates have strong business acumen." The Associate Faculty Director provides the overall leadership, management and promotion for the undergraduate engineering management offering to achieve the College's goals of attracting high-potential undergraduates (domestic and international) and ensuring that graduates possess business acumen. The Associate Faculty Director reports academically to the Lockheed Martin Faculty Director of the Engineering Management program. The Director also serves as a non-tenure track faculty member as a Scholar-in-Residence with a working title of Professor (or Assistant or Associate Professor, depending on experience) of Engineering Practice in the Program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, conducting scholarly activities if appropriate for the Program, and providing service to the University, College, and community. This is a four-year appointment with renewal contingent upon performance. The incumbent serves as an advisor to undergraduate students in the College interested in developing their business acumen. The Associate Faculty Director has responsibilities in three major areas as outlined below: Teaching and Curriculum Related (65%) * Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Engineering Management * Serving on graduate review committees for final projects * Developing new courses to serve the needs of the students and industry in a global environment * Enhancing curriculum and instructional design to improve student learning Program Leadership, Promotion, Management and Administration (30%) * Developing and executing a strategic plan for the undergraduate Engineering Management offering * Creating collaborative partnerships with academic and non-academic entities (national and international) to increase the attractiveness and effectiveness of the Program * Managing the undergraduate program budget * Hiring, developing and managing the undergraduate program personnel * Ensuring academic standards for the Program are developed and maintained * Evaluating the teaching, scholarly activities, and service of program faculty * Promotion of the Program to prospective students * Liaising with other programs or departments of the University Service(5%) * Serving on and/or chairing program, college, or campus committees * Advising college, campus, or system groups on management issues or initiatives * Participating in commencement, recognition, and other formal ceremonies The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at The University of Colorado Boulder conducts background checks for all final applicants.

Minimum Qualifications: * Established and demonstrated relationships in business, industry, and/or education; * Successful experience in classroom instruction at the graduate level and/or undergraduate level; * The academic credentials required to lead and administer an undergraduate program at a Tier 1 University (typically a doctoral degree, but a master's degree and four years of experience may substitute); * Significant experience in a lead role in business, industry, or in a consulting role; * A documented track record of success as a/the responsible individual for program growth in a business, industrial, or educational environment.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Desired Qualifications: * A documented track record of program growth in one or more educational institution(s); * Management experience in a P & L environment; * A historical record of a commitment to higher education; * Experience with a graduate-level Engineering Management Program, or an MBA program; * Experience with distance education.

Campus: Boulder