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Assistant Professor (12 month) - Department of Business

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Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Faculty

Location:

  • Main Campus

Urbana University, a branch campus of Franklin University, located in Urbana, Ohio, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor (12 month) within the Department of Business. The faculty is responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities. The Assistant Professor is responsible for performing duties during the day, evening, or weekend as assigned. Planned visitation to partner schools to build relationships in our ongoing effort to attract new students to Urbana University is a job expectation. Additional related activities include holding office hours, advising students, participating in student visit days and orientation sessions, and serving on faculty committees. An instructor performs all other duties as directed by the College Dean and/or the Department Chair.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops course content, activities and assignments
  • Updates and maintains course content, resources, activities and assignments on a regular basis
  • Establishes course standards, assuring consistency of course delivery through regular communications with all faculty teaching assigned courses.
  • Implements course assessment procedures
  • Teaches courses in Business Administration, Management, Human Resources and Economics
  • Required to teach 24 credit hours during the calendar year
  • Provides or serves as a substitute instructor for courses (if necessary)
  • Advises students with course scheduling, job opportunities in the field  of study and requirements for graduation
  • Participates in personal professional development
  • Participates in faculty meetings and appropriate professional development activities
  • Works with the Department Chair and others as needed to assign adjunct faculty to teach course(s) in accordance with University policies
  • Participates in the regularly scheduled Division, College and University meetings
  • Attends Faculty Assembly meetings and other University committees
  • Administers course schedules for assigned courses
  • Works with Administrative Assistant to coordinate textbook orders and other instructional materials for assigned course(s), and distribute to adjunct instructors if necessary
  • Provides current information on curriculum to the College and the University
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Department Chair or Dean

Qualifications:

  • Earned Doctorate in Business or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university.  “All but dissertation" (ABD) candidates with substantial progress toward completion will be considered. 
  • Commitment to collaborative and collegiate relationships
  • Knowledge of higher education regulations, compliance and accrediting agencies
  • Computer proficiency
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner and work effectively with faculty, staff and members of the professional community
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills

About Urbana University

Founded in 1850, Urbana University serves more than 1800 students from around the world from its 128 acre campus nestled in the historic city of Urbana, Ohio. Known for innovative academic programs that feature personal attention from faculty, the University offers more than 30 undergraduate programs and several graduate degrees, delivering course work in class, online, or a combination of both. Blue Knights athletics includes 15 NCAA Division II sports along with intercollegiate bowling, cheerleading, and shooting sports.

Urbana University is committed to providing a safe workplace and learning environment for all employees, students, and visitors, as well as committed to protecting University property and operations. It is the intent of the University to ensure a safe and secure environment by conducting criminal background checks on all individuals who have received an offer of employment with the University, and to comply with all relevant state, federal and local laws governing employment and background screening in its administration of this policy. To view our pre-employment policy, please click here.

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Urbana University does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.

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