Full-time faculty in the Business Administration Department, Brown School of Business & Leadership (BSOBL) teaching a variety of business courses, all at the undergraduate level. Teaching responsibilities will include 30 credit hours per academic year (usually 15 credit hours per semester). Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining professional competence, curriculum development, student advising, assessment, committee service, and participating in the life of the university.
Minimum of a master's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or related field. Candidates with a Master's or Doctorate in a different field but with equivalent certified specialization and/or professional expertise will also be considered. Two years of teaching experience and terminal degree are preferred. The faculty rank will be commensurate with the candidate's education and experience and will be assigned in accordance with the University Criteria for Faculty Rank.
Industry knowledge of management, marketing, or related functional areas of business.
Demonstrated teaching ability in the areas of management, marketing, entrepreneurship, or other functional areas of business.
Working knowledge of active learning strategies and ability to prepare and effectively teach business courses.
Knowledge of appropriate curriculum strategies and proficiency to make curricular changes and develop courses, as needed.
Experience working with Blackboard or a similar platform
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
Commitment to quality advising, mentoring and guiding students.
Ability to work with students of diverse backgrounds and practice inclusive pedagogy.
Ability to work effectively with colleagues in the School and across the University to support the advising, mentoring, and placement of students. Ability to read, listen, and communicate information and ideas through spoken and written language.
Ability to use various means of communication (e.g. telephone, computer, other electronic devices) to work with students, peers, and outside contacts.
Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Ability to travel between campuses.
Valid driver's license with a good driving record; must be insurable.
Teach five courses per semester as assigned.
Teaching responsibilities include delivering content to students in the classroom, laboratory, or online courses; maintaining and improving competence in subjects being taught; preparing teaching materials and course syllabi in accordance with published faculty guidelines; directing individual and group studies; evaluating and providing timely feedback to students on assignments, exams, and other forms of assessment.
Hold office hours, minimum of 3 hours per week.
Provide student advising on academic, curricular, and career matters.
Department Service includes attending departmental meetings; participating in Open Houses and recruiting efforts; attending and participating in planning and coordination of departmental events; coordinating guest lecture and workshop experiences for students.
University service includes service on the Faculty Council, school and departmental committees, and participation in the University convocation and commencement events
Professional service includes the use of academic and professional expertise to serve the profession, the community, and the University.
Administrative responsibilities include reading and responding to emails, submitting mid-term and final grades, and alerting appropriate university personnel to student problems on a timely basis.
Collegiality, as well as professional and ethical conduct, enhances teaching, learning, and the general reputation of all persons in the academy. Therefore, all faculty members are expected to serve in a collegial fashion and in accordance with professional and ethical principles when dealing with other faculty members, students, administrators, and members of the public.
Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed.
Cooperative extension includes identifying current needs, adapting professional practice and/or research into contemporary language, presenting information and education to various constituents, providing leadership in identifying and presenting cutting-edge technology in their discipline, developing interdisciplinary approaches to problem-solving, and collaborating with faculty to stay current in the field.
As Maryland's third-largest independent university, Stevenson serves more than 4,400 students pursuing bachelor's, master's, and adult undergraduate degrees in the classroom and online. Founded in 1947 as Villa Julie College, the University is committed to providing a career-focused education and to offering programs that ensure our students' success in an increasingly dynamic job market.The University imbues its emphasis on career throughout the educational experience, from coursework to experiential learning. In addition to providing students with a quality liberal arts education, the University also stays true to its tagline, "Imagine Your Future. Design Your Career." Stevenson graduates gain the knowledge and skills that they can apply to not just their first job or graduate course but also carry with them throughout their lives. This promise is made explicit through the Career ArchitectureSM model, which carefully mentors students through a process of learning who they are within a framework of theory, practice, and mentoring. Stevenson has historically high job and graduate school placement rates for its students, helping them find success by starting their careers or by ente...ring graduate school for continuing their education. In 2013, the Maryland Career Development Association (MCDA) recognized the impact of the Career Architecture process by awarding Stevenson with its annual MCDA Organizational Career Planning Award. This award recognizes an institution that has developed an excellent program for career development within the organization.