Faculty, Professional in Residence, Business Administration - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Management of the Woodbury School at Utah Valley University (UVU) invites applications for a new Faculty, Professional in Residence, Business Administration beginning Fall, 2013. The person hired for this position will be expected to develop contacts in the business community in support of our engaged learning mission; to teach courses as deemed appropriate; to supervise graduate assistants, interns, and students in field work projects; to provide service to the college and community; produce scholarly work; and uphold professional and ethical standards.
The Woodbury School of Business is the largest business school in the Utah system of higher education. It serves more than 4,000 undergraduates and 80 graduate students. Located in Orem, UT, a vibrant family-oriented community, UVU has quick access to some of the most fantastic outdoor activities in the U.S. including hiking, rappelling, camping, skiing (alpine and cross-country), fishing, hunting, mountain biking, hang gliding, all within 40 minutes of a major US airport and metropolitan area.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
-Develop, cultivate, and grow a base of contacts in local and Utah businesses that will serve as sites where engaged learning can take place.
-Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in strategy implementation, and strategic management and while maintaining a student-oriented approach to education.
-Plan, prepare, and follow an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught.
-Prepare instructional materials (i.e., exams, visual aids, course outlines, syllabi, and instruction sheets) as necessary.
-Establish and maintain office hours.
-Instruct, manage, and supervise individuals and groups in classrooms by the following methods: demonstration, discussion, visual aids, lectures, field trips, individualized instruction, on-line instruction, and other appropriate instructional methods.
-Evaluate instruction and learning by means of written, oral, practical, and performance tests.
-Recommend students for advancement and graduation.
-Maintain and submit accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability and performance.
-Assist Department Chair, faculty, department staff, and advisers in maintaining an effective program.
-Serve on committees and attend faculty and other meetings as assigned.
-Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
-Maintain professional qualification as per AACSB standards.  

Minimum Qualifications

-Prefer a graduate degree in business administration and experience leading multiple-person, team-based consulting projects.
-Prefer 10+ years of experience in corporate-level managerial positions.
-Prefer some experience as responsible instructor in classroom settings.This position is intended to be a full-time, program-building position with time and energy commitments equal to those expected from a tenure-track assistant professor.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Knowledge of the theories and principles of strategic management and of the consulting processes in for-profit firms in competitive environments. Knowledge of the financial, marketing, and production principles used in creating value for customers. Knowledge of the principles of client management.
-Skills involved in locating and persuading business firms in need of strategy consulting projects to participate in and pay for deliverables from student consulting teams, deriving project deliverables from client data.
-Skills involved in interviewing and selecting students for participation in consulting classes and teams, teaching classes and explaining to groups and individuals how to interpret client needs (articulated and unexpressed).
-Ability to research and craft answers to client needs and produce deliverables that are suited to client abilities to implement.
-Ability to lead class discussions debriefing cases, explaining principles, and reviewing client management issues.  

Selective Placement Factors

Candidates should have a Masters degree in Business.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must complete a UVU application (no resumes are accepted without an application). Applications must be completed fully, and a Resume is NOT a substitution for the application.
To receive full consideration for education, an applicant must submit transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies. Some positions may require submission of other supporting materials; see the specific job posting for details. To be considered in the first screening, all materials must be received by the screening date. Attach supplemental materials ONLY in PDF or Word format online with the application at www.uvu.jobs. Please note that the file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that applicants take documents that are not in an electronic form to a local copy center and have them scanned into a black and white PDF format, and then applicants can attach them electronically to the online application. Please note that hiring committees will not receive paper documents, all documents must be scanned and attached electronically. For questions contact Human Resources at uvu.jobs@uvu.edu. Human Resource Services is not responsible for attaching documents submitted incorrectly by applicants.
Application materials become the property of UVU.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Faculty
  • Professional in Residence
  • Business Administration
  • Woodbury School of Business
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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