Assistant Professor - Management

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Faculty

Position Title: Assistant Professor - Management  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

34400 - Management

Advertised Salary: $95,000 - $105,000. Salary commensurate with education, experiences, and other requirements. Comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, etc.)  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: Ferris Faculty Association (MEA-NEA)  
Term of Position: 9 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: The College of Business at Ferris State University seeks a diverse group of outstanding applicants for a full-time, tenure track Management position. Teaching will include business and management undergraduate and graduate courses. To foster a meaningful learning experience for our students, faculty are expected to be student-oriented, advise, and integrate current technology into the learning environment. Additionally, faculty will participate in collaborative efforts to foster curricular efforts, participate in assessment of student learning, and further develop programmatic enhancement. Specifically, we expect the candidate to be willing to engage students outside the classroom, support and expand our existing academic initiatives, and be willing to mentor students beyond a traditional academic advising role. In support of teaching, they will engage in scholarly/professional activities and participate in department, college, and university committees. Off-campus and online teaching may be required. The anticipated start date of this position is January of 2024 at the earliest and August of 2024 at the latest.  
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: Doctorate (Ph.D. or DBA) in Management or closely related field. If degree is in closely related field, a minimum of 18 credit hours in graduate-level Management courses is required. ABD will be considered.  
Required Work Experience: 3 years of industry experience related to area of teaching.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Balancing
  • Lifting
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive Movement
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Graduate of AACSB or ACBSP program.
Executive level and global experience are strongly preferred.
Entrepreneurial experience is a plus.
Experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses.
Experience with experiential learning and community-based projects.
Track record of engaging students outside the classroom (study abroad, field trips, administering a center, etc.)
Completion of an MBA.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Teach full-time during the 9-month academic year. Full-time status is defined by the faculty contract with the university and is currently defined as 24 credit hours per academic year but may be limited by contact hours or student credit hours per the contract.

Recruitment of students (including Dawg Days, Admitted Student Days, visits to high schools or career tech centers, and other University-outreach events) will occur throughout the academic year and include some Saturdays.

Serve on program committees and represent the program(s) on College and University committees.

Maintain records and conduct assessment, advising, and all other administrative features of the position in accordance with policies and procedures developed by the university, college, school, department, and/or program.

Perform duties in accordance with established University policies. Act as liaison between the program and professional organizations through active, individual involvement and, potentially as the program-appointed representative.

Enthusiastically support student success through active involvement with individual students, student organizations, and student competitions, both within and outside of the classroom.

Remain current in the profession.

The position reports to the Management Department Chair.

Ferris State University's philosophy places excellence in teaching as the first priority while encouraging involvement in scholarly activity.

Work with colleagues to develop new curricular initiatives.

Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include advising students, orientation and registration of students, participation in University committees, keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (ex. reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time). Faculty members may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Good interpersonal skills.
Ability to collaborate with other faculty and administration on initiatives that support FSU goals and objectives.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
  • Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents: Other 1  
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applications must attach a copy of unofficial transcripts of PhD or DBA degree.

Transcripts must include institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, and degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

Other 1 (OPTIONAL): Applicant may attach additional documents that may be important to the position (professional license, second degree, etc).
Initial Application Review Date:
October 2nd, 2023  
Open Until Position is Filled?: True  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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