POSTING DATE: June 11, 2013

Wayland Baptist University - Albuquerque

LOCATION: Main Campus

Executive Director/Campus Dean


The Assistant Professor of Business will work under the supervision of the Executive Director/Dean of the Albuquerque Campus. As a faculty member of WBU—ABQ, he/she will represent the University’s academic and spiritual emphases to the students, faculty, staff, and the community in a manner consistent with the University’s mission and purpose.


1.  Prepare and teach thirty-three (33) semester hours of courses each academic year. This might include a combination of classroom courses and on-line (Virtual Campus) courses.  Up to six (6) additional semester hours per term can be taught at the approved pay rate for overload assignments, not to exceed a total of 24 additional semester hours per year.

2.  Assist in developing the Albuquerque schedule of business course offerings.

3.  Advise undergraduate and graduate students on degree plans, assist with registration, and perform the duties of a student advocate in discussions with the School of Business.

4.  Develop WBU—ABQs business, management, and human resource courses and programs, educational delivery systems, reporting of data, textbook selection, and syllabi development.

5.  Assist the School of Business in developing new business courses/programs and educational delivery systems, reporting data, selecting textbooks, and developing syllabi.

6.  With the approval by the Executive Director/Dean of the Albuquerque Campus, serve on university, faculty, and School of Business committees as assigned.

7.  Assist with and attend all graduations at the Albuquerque campus.

8.  Promote WBU—ABQ academic programs, including local recruiting and making contacts and developing relationships with local businesses and industry.

9.  Attend scheduled and approved faculty/staff meetings, including both local and School of Business meetings.

10.  Assist the Executive Director/Dean of the Albuquerque Campus and local staff with university-related projects, meetings, and other tasks as needed.

11.  Assist the adjunct business faculty with faculty development, teaching skills, and classroom resources.


The above statements are not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees in this job.  Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director/Campus Dean, Dean of the School of Business, or the Executive Vice President/Provost.

QUALIFICATIONS: A commitment of Christian Higher education and in agreement with the purposes and philosophy of Christian higher education as promoted by the Baptist General Convention of Texas in general and Wayland Baptist University in particular.
Education, Certification and Licence:

1.  A terminal degree (doctorate) in an area of business with at least eighteen graduate hours in the primary area(s) of instruction (management) is desired. 

2.  Individuals within two years of completion of their terminal degree will be considered. Individuals who have not completed the terminal degree will have a contractual obligation to complete it within a specified period. Individuals with the terminal degree in hand will be given primary consideration.

3.  Eighteen graduate hours along with experience or interest in another business area is desired.

Experience & Knowledge:

1.  Recent experience teaching business/management in a college or university setting is required.          

2.  Evidence of successful teaching will be required (i.e., recommendations, student evaluations, and sample syllabi).

Skills & Abilities:

1.  Proficiency with computer software and multimedia equipment is required.

2.  Ability to develop and maintain and relationships within the business community is required. 

3. Fluency in the English language is required.

4.  Strong writing and speaking skills are required.

Additional Requirements:

1. Endorsement by the Executive Vice President/Provost.

2. Must be able to pass Background Checks.

3. Must have no delinquent or defaulted Student Loans on Credit Report.

THE UNIVERSITY: Wayland Baptist University is a four-year liberal arts university. The institution is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. The Wayland Baptist University System is comprised of the Plainview campus, which is predominately a residential campus, twelve external campuses, and the Virtual Campus offering courses in a broad range of academic areas.

Applications may be submitted online or you may download it from the top of this web page by clicking on Application for Employment.

Interested individuals MUST submit the following information in Word or PDF Formats:

1. Letter of Interest/Cover Letter

2. Completed University Application of Employment with Faith Statement and Teaching Philosophy:

(Link to Application Below)

3. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

4. Three Current Professional Letters of Recommendation

5. Copies of transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate academic work

Additional material may be requested at a later date.

Please send this information to:

Dr. Steven Smith, Executive Director/Campus Dean

Wayland Baptist University - Albuquerque
2201 San Pedro Drive NM, Building 3, Suite 100
Phone: (505) 323-9282



Position Will Remain Open Until July 11, 2013, 5:00 MT or Until Filled

Wayland Baptist University does not illegally discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its mission and purposes.