Major Duties: The candidate is expected to take the lead role in moving the graduate and undergraduate programs and the newly formed Center for Integrated Supply Management onto the national stage. The candidate will build the Program and the Center into a national leader for innovative thinking, delivering educational and applied solutions and conducting theoretical and applied research that moves supply chain thinking to the next level. The candidate will design, set direction and ensure proper management of all aspects of the graduate and undergraduate program and the Center's activities in education, research and business outreach. Specifically, the candidate is expected to:- Lead the continued evolution of the ISM graduate and undergraduate programs- Establish the strategic direction and priorities for the ISM programs and Center- Develop a structure that establishes the ISM programs and Center on the national stage- Manage the educational and research programs of the Center- Build and grow partnerships with companies interested in supply chain education- Take funding initiative and build a funding structure that will support the activities and resource needs of the ISM programs and Center- Conduct and publish research in the supply chain management related fields - Teach supply chain related courses
Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate in Supply Chain Management or related field from an AACSB Accredited Institution
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic progr...ams to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.