ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF BUSINESS, School of Business
University of Northwestern St Paul
May 15, 2018
Contract - Experienced
Responsible to provide excellence in teaching through the fulfillment of the mission and strategic goals of the School of Business.
Essential job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Teach undergraduate and graduate business courses in the School of Business. Key areas of teaching may include but are not limited to Supply Chain, Operations Management, Entrepreneurship, Ethics or International Business
Teach other courses within the School of Business commensurate with departmental needs and individual expertise
Remain current with the latest developments in Business and post-secondary teaching methods
Advise students in the School of Business as assigned
Attend School of Business and full faculty meetings on a regular basis
Collaborate with other faculty in curriculum and course development, including course and program assessment, for undergraduate business programs
Assist the School of Business Assistant Dean in developing strategies for student recruitment for business programs
Assist the School of Business Assistant Dean in initiatives to enhance student employment opportunities
Provide supervision of internships for students in the School of Business
Participate in School of Business special events as assigned
Utilize technology as appropriate to enhance learning and efficiently communicate with students & within the university
Participate in the ongoing work of University faculty by serving on committees, assisting with recruitment and retention of students, and the follow-up with alumni as needed or assigned
Abide by all University policies.
Because our community is a significant part of our mission and the development of our students, all employees act as a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ by actively partnering with the University to disciple students in growing intellectually and spiritually, and with Northwestern Media to lead people to Christ and nurture believers to mature in their faith.
Secondary job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assist with the ongoing evaluation and development of School of Business programs
Participate in University student recruiting efforts
Assist with miscellaneous department duties as requested by the supervisor
Minimum Education and Experience:
MBA or Master’s degree in a business field required; earned doctorate degree in Business (DBA or PhD) preferred
Minimum of 5 years of experience in business required, 10-15 years preferred, which includes supervisory and direct financial accountability (budget or P&L)
Experience in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Entrepreneurship, Ethics, or International Business preferred
Previous teaching at a post-secondary level preferred
Desire to engage in scholarly research including the integration of business and Christianity
An active body of professional activity in the area of business
Maintain a personal relationship with Jesus Christ; is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ; maintain a kind, Christ-like attitude in dealing with and ministering to people within and outside of Northwestern; and faithfully uphold and embrace Northwestern’s mission, doctrinal statement and Declaration of Christian Community.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
Ability to integrate Christian worldview into classroom instruction
Ability to interact with a variety of individuals in a professional, courteous, and tactful manner
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational and problem solving skills
Ability to effectively integrate technology in the teaching of business courses
Commitment to excellence in teaching and academic advising of undergraduate students
Commitment to the growth and development of School of Business programs
Commitment to collaborating with other School of Business faculty in providing instructional excellence for students
Understanding of and agreement with Northwestern’s Declaration of Christian Community and Doctrinal Statement is essential
Ability to pass a background check upon hire and periodically throughout the course of employment
Work Environment: The work environment involves working in a suburban, Christian university, working alongside those with a demonstrated commitment and personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a commitment to the mission and values of the University and an agreement to abide by all University policies.
About University of Northwestern St Paul
University of Northwestern - St. Paul is an evangelical, non-denominational Christian institution offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Northwestern is an intentional community of faith, living, and learning located in St. Paul, Minnesota. Since 1902, Northwestern has been committed to providing Christ-centered, academically excellent education for men and women from around the world. Northwestern’s 100-acre campus is nestled along the shores of Lake Johanna. The downtown areas of both Saint Paul and Minneapolis can be reached within 15 minutes, providing easy access to hundreds of cultural and recreational activities in the Twin Cities.