Faculty, Assistant Professor, Personal Financial Planning - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Woodbury School of Business invites applicants for a tenure track faculty in Personal Financial Planning with special expertise in applied research and engaged teaching. The successful candidate will be teaching a variety of courses to prepare students to successfully achieve CFP�, CFA, and other professional certifications in the PFP industry. A documented record of a passion for teaching at the undergraduate level and a proven history of scholarship including publications in well-regarded refereed journals is expected.
-The faculty position will begin August 2013 and be a vital part of the growing PFP Program within the WSB. Candidates will be considered at the assistant or associate professor level. Please submit an application at www.uvu.jobs . The application should include a curriculum vita, transcript of undergraduate/graduate work, and names/contact information of three references. Screening of candidates will begin in May 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
The WSB is AACSB accredited with over 4,000 business majors including an MBA. UVU has a history of engaged teaching and learning with a formal classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as "Community Engaged." It is one of the nation's fastest growing universities with over 33,000 students. The campus is located in Orem, Utah, 45 minutes south of Salt Lake City, with access to high-quality cultural events and outstanding outdoor activities.
- Teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in personal financial planning.
- Plans, prepares, and follows an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught.
- Provides leadership in student preparation for PFP competitions
- Prepares instructional materials (i.e., exams, visual aids, course outlines, syllabi, and instruction sheets) as necessary.
- Instructs, manages, and supervises 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.
- Evaluates instruction and learning by means of written, oral, practical, and performance tests.
- Maintains a student-oriented approach to education.
- Recommends students for advancement and graduation.
- Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability and performance.
- Supervises extracurricular activities as assigned.
- Establishes and maintains office hours.
- Assists department chair, faculty, department staff, and advisers in maintaining an effective program.
- Serves on committees and attends faculty and other meetings as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a completed Ph.D. and certification as a Certified Financial Planner � and Chartered Financial Analyst prior to the starting date.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Knowledge of subject matter and course content of classes to be taught.
-Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques and current trends in education.
-Knowledge of student management, motivation, and evaluation.
-Knowledge of development and assessment of curriculum.
-Record of scholarly work or evidence of potential.
-Ability to apply effectively general principles to specific conditions.
-Ability to follow written and oral procedures and instructions.
-Ability to work effectively with people.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU. Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
-Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a credentials check, an employment check, and criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- For questions contact Human Resources at uvu.jobs@uvu.edu.  

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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