Assistant or Associate Professor of Management

LOCATION: Wayland Baptist University (WBU) – Plainview Campus (Start Date July 1, 2022) 

ACADEMIC SCHOOL: Business 

SUPERVISED BY: Dean, School of Business 

POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Exempt 

POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: A full-time faculty member, the Assistant or Associate Professor of Management is primarily responsible for teaching a variety of Doctoral courses online.                                                                                                                                                             

SPECIFIC TASKS AND DUTIES: 

  1. Prepare and teach (21) hours of courses each academic year through the online learning environment.
  2. Engage in scholarly research in accordance with the University’s expectations.
  3. Chair Dissertation Committees
  4. Maintain a minimum of 10 hours of office hours/week.
  5. Academically advise doctoral students.
  6. Assist the Dean and/or Associate Dean and faculty members in developing new programs, reporting data, selecting textbooks, and developing syllabi.
  7. Attend meetings and serve on University, Faculty, and School Committees; assist with graduations and attend scheduled faculty and staff meetings.

The above statements are not a complete list of responsibilities, tasks, and duties performed by employees in this position. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by the Dean of the School of Business or the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A commitment to and an 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.

Academic

  1. Earned PhD or DBA in Management or Leadership from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.

Experience and Knowledge

Successful applicants will have the following experience or knowledge:

  1. Recent experience teaching doctoral courses in a college or university setting.
  2. Preference will be given to applicants with one or more of the following qualifications:
    1. additional experience in chairing and serving on dissertation committees
    2. experience with or interest in online course development and/or teaching
    3. experience with scholarly research

Skills and Abilities

Successful applicants will have the following skills or abilities:

  1. Fluency in the English language with excellent writing and speaking skills;
  2. The ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities with no direct supervision;
  3. Proficiency with computers, technology, and related educational/classroom equipment; 
  4. A strong interest in teaching and leading in the growth and development of students;
  5. The ability and desire to apply Christian principles in the workplace.

Additional Requirements:

  1. Endorsement by the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  2. Able to pass Background Checks.

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 WBUonline Campus offering courses in a broad range of academic areas.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Interested applicants should follow the application process outlined on the Wayland Baptist University employment website. This can be accessed directly by clicking the following link: https://www.wbu.edu/about/employment/application_information.htm

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Application review will begin April 18, 2022 and will continue until position is filled.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance.  If hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of hire date to establish his or her identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  Employee must be able and willing to travel. Must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver’s license.  Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver’s record.

If requested, reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities for any part of the employment process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

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