Lecturer/Director -Undergraduate Student Engagement for the Spiro Institute

Clemson, Pickens County
Aug 01, 2014
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The Department of Management at Clemson University invites applications for the position of a Lecturer in Entrepreneurship starting August 15, 2015.  The position has two primary functions: teach undergraduate courses in entrepreneurship and serve as the Director, Undergraduate Student Engagement of Clemson University's Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership.

The individual holds dual appointments: 50% appointment as lecturer in the Department of Management , reporting to the Chair of the Department of Management and 50% appointment as Director, Undergraduate Student Engagement for the Spiro Institute, reporting to the Director of the Institute.  The Director of Undergraduate Student Engagement is expected to help develop and deliver entrepreneurial programs and educational content for Clemson students, faculty, and broader community.  Primary responsibilities will focus on Clemson undergraduate students located on the main campus; however the Director is also required to support graduate education delivered at the Greenville campus, located about 30 miles from Clemson.  In addition, the Director produces a bi-annual Spiro newsletter, helps maintain the Spiro website, support entrepreneurial  student organizations and develops meaningful collaborations across colleges.  In particular, the Director will help grow and support programs to spur technology commercialization.

This is a non-tenure track teaching position with annual review and renewal based on performance.  Salary is competitive.

Applicants must be either professionally qualified (i.e., Masters degree in business administration with substantial work experience at the managerial level) or academically qualified (earned doctorate in entrepreneurship, strategic management, economics or a closely related field with peer-reviewed  publications).

Standard Hrs: 37.5;  Salary commensurate with credentials and education.

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