Assistant Professor - Human Resources Business Mgmt - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Teaches undergraduate courses in Human Resource Management, particularly in Total Compensation (pay, incentive pay, benefits in great detail in two separate courses) and Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), using experiential education methods. Provides service, including community outreach and SHRM/ICBA/possibly ASTD cooperation to facilitate experiential learning and community engagement, as well as committee work at all levels (department, college, and university.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a PhD in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, or a closely related field required. ABD will be considered. Evidence of well-developed, collegial, and collaborative communication skills and commitment to service and the pursuit of a research agenda are required.

-Preference will be given to candidates with 5 years of subject-specific (HRIS, Total Compensation) industry experience.

-Successful candidates should have teaching experience in Human Resource Management content areas.

-Preference will be given to applicants with a well-developed background (or strong aspirations to develop a teaching record) in experiential education. Experience in online teaching is beneficial.


Infrastructure knowledge with pros and cons of each (on-premise, hosted, cloud, private cloud, etc.)

Knowledge regarding resources in topics such as hiring, retaining, and managing (HRIS) professionals.

Knowledge of establishing research agenda in appropriate academic area, either with an established publication record or possible publication aspirations and ideas.


Skilled in the integration of how to connect systems, why, how to simplify, technology approaches (API, Filebased, Middleware).

Skilled in providing support in software selection (RFI, RFP, demo, evaluation, etc.) in-class cooperation with UVU-external CIO or IT Executives is desired.

Evidence of well-developed, collegial, and collaborative communication skills.


Ability to access, analyze, and use Big Data storage.

Ability to generate, integrate in other HRM courses (especially Total Compensation), and facilitate real-life HRIS student projects aligned with a company (such as SuccessFactors and/or other HRIS providers.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

-The AACSB-accredited Woodbury School of Business (WSB) at Utah Valley University invites applicants for a teaching-focused position in Human Resource Management (HRM) for Fall of 2016. The WSB, averaging over 4,000 students per semester, is one of Utah’s largest schools of business and Utah Valley University is one of the largest colleges at 31,332 students enrolled.
The WSB is currently seeking approval to offer the only undergraduate degree program in HRM in Utah and the greater Intermountain region, with a very strong emphasis in experiential education for all courses taught in the program. The holder of this position will play an important role in the planning and management and the new HR degrees and certificate programs.

Keyword Phrases

  • Business Management
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Human Resources (Industrial & Labor Relations)
  • Information Systems and Technology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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