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Posting Date October 9, 2012
Vacancy # V-F30
Department Information and Operations Management
Division Academic Affairs
The School of Business at Montclair State University invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Information and Operations Management (IOM) on a tenure track line starting September 1, 2013. IOM is an interdisciplinary department focusing on enterprise information systems and operations management. The Chair of IOM provides academic leadership within the department and contributes to the overall teaching and research mission of the School of Business and Montclair State University. The Chair will provide vision for the department in order to foster programmatic innovation, enrollment growth, development of industry partnerships, and enhanced research and curricular relationships across the university. The Chair of the department reports directly to the Dean of the School of Business.
• Serve as the Department Chair of the Information and Operations Management Department
• Teach at the undergraduate and MBA levels
• Conduct peer reviewed research in information systems or a closely related field
• Lead the growth of the department’s majors
• Evaluate faculty for personnel decisions
• Recruit adjunct and full-time faculty
• Advise students
• Promote development of online programs
• Foster a sense of student and faculty community within the department
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean
The School of Business is accredited by AACSB International at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; it offers BS in Business Administration, BS in Accounting, BA in Economics, MBA, and MS Accounting degree programs. A total of 75 full-time faculty members bring an impressive range of expertise to the School, with terminal degrees and advanced training from leading universities. The School of Business is committed to raising our scholarly profile and has dedicated substantial resources to support faculty research and development; the School houses research journals in multiple disciplines and has hosted several national and international business conferences.
Qualifications & Requirements
Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. in information systems or related field, a record of high-quality research publications sufficient for appointment at the Associate or Full level, demonstrated excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels evidenced by peer and student evaluations, evidence of the ability to build relationships with business partners, and strong communication skills. Candidates with successful academic administrative experience, industry experience, expertise in enterprise systems, and experience in the development and teaching of hybrid/online programs are highly preferred.
Anticipated Start Date September 1, 2013
Salary Range Salary dependent upon qualifications
Apply By Screening starts immediately and continues until the position is filled.
Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)
Montclair State University
Madeleine R. Morrow, Department Secretary
Department of Information and Operations Management
Montclair, NJ 07043
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With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey's most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education. Located 14 miles west of New York City on a 246-acre campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas, and early twentieth-century architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a talented and diverse faculty and student body.The University's six colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations, and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 17 varsity sports for men and women, Montclair State offers students the total college experience.
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