Athens State University — Instructor of Management/HR Management

Instructor of Management/HR Management

Athens State University

Closing Date:

Job Duties:
In addition to the duties listed below, instructors must adhere to the general faculty guidelines as specified by Athens State University, and perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of the College of Business and the Provost / Vice President for Academic Affairs.

  • Teaching a variety of upper-division Management courses (and courses in a secondary teaching discipline offered within the College of Business, if applicable) in day, night, weekend, distance learning formats and also at various offsite locations
  • Developing and delivering courses in a variety of modes, including online courses that ensure quality and effective assessment
  • Working with a range of students to assist them in reaching goals and learning outcomes
  • Professional development and/or scholarship appropriate for a teaching institution to maintain currency in disciplinary field(s)
  • Maintaining office hours and advising students as defined as required by the college
  • Serving on committees and accreditation efforts as needed
  • Willingness to contribute to the University's mission in terms of undergraduate teaching research, creative activities, community outreach, etc.
  • Assuming any other professional duties and responsibilities as assigned by administrative personnel (i.e., Department Chair, Dean, Provost, President)
  • Involvement with activities in the business community; participating in teaching professional development courses to meet community needs; and developing and supervising internships for students in appropriate curriculum areas

    Required Qualifications:
    · Minimum required: Master’s degree in Management or closely-related field, with a requirement to complete a doctorate and/or complete job related professional development before becoming eligible for tenure. The successful candidate has not only relevant subject matter expertise, but is able to demonstrate quality instructional and technical skill proficiency.·Teaching competence to include 18 graduate semester hours in Management is required.· Preference will be given to candidates who possess 18 graduate semester hours in other program disciplines offered within the College of Business.·Preference will be given to candidates with credentials in HR (e.g. SPHR, SHRM-SCP)·Preference will be given to candidates who have related HR work experience along with experience in undergraduate teaching and scholarship.·Willingness to teach classroom, hybrid and online formats.·Preference will be given to candidates that are actively engaged professionally in their field in related professional organizations.·Prior adjunct experience is preferred.

    Salary Schedule:
    Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

    To view details or to apply, visit: Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and remain “open until filled”.

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Unofficial transcripts should be from the college or university which verifies minimum qualifications for the position. Upon an offer of employment, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be submitted. Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

    Please provide contact information for three professional references on your application.

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    About Athens State University
    Located in historic Athens, Alabama, Athens State University offers junior and senior-level coursework to community college graduates and transfer students holding sufficient credits from other institutions. Presently, over 3,100 students have selected Athens State because of its neighborly environment where 50 majors and degree programs are offered, with courses taught by a supportive and exceptional faculty. Approximately 80% of the students are enrolled in at least one online course. The typical student is a working adult who commutes. Recently, the University was featured in the 2015 Best Value Online College Rankings by for four online programs including computer science, accounting, education and human resources. The University offers undergraduate degree programs in Liberal Arts, Teacher Preparation, and Business. The University employs more than 350 full and part-time employees with approximately 90 full-time faculty members in three colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, and College of Education. Seventy-five percent of the full-time faculty members hold a terminal degree. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
    Athens, Alabama is located in north Alabama equidistant between Nashville, TN and Birmingham, AL. Athens is home to several events and festivals that have been featured as the Southeast Tourism Society’s “Top 20 Events in the Southeast” including the Athens Storytelling Festival and the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention.

    In accordance with Athens State University Policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon the receipt of a clearance notification from that criminal background check.

    Non-Discrimination Policy Statement Athens State University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. Athens State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, disability, religion, genetic information, or veteran status in employment, or admissions to or participation in educational programs and activities. Inquiries or concerns may be addressed to the Office of the Vice President of Enrollment and Student Support Services, 300 N. Beaty St., Athens, AL 35611, 256- 233-8175.