Assistant/Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Chair, Department of Leadership

TYPE: Full-time
LOCATION: West Palm Beach Campus

 

SUMMARY:   Teaches 24 credit hours within the fall/spring semesters through various modalities but primarily online and assists in the professional and spiritual growth of the students. Serves as Chair of the online undergraduate program of Organizational Leadership; engages in research and scholarly activity; and participates in assigned school or university committees.

RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Teaches undergraduate courses in organizational behavior, leadership, and applied or professional ethics, through various modalities but primarily online; may teach graduate courses in related fields.
  • Serves as Chair of the undergraduate leadership program and provides strategic leadership in departmental initiatives.
  • Provides students with academic advising and mentorship in relation to vocation and spiritual growth.
  • Has an ongoing research agenda involving students.
  • Participates in active research, scholarly activity (i.e. academic conferences), and publishes in peer reviewed journals that demonstrate current knowledge in the field.
  • Participates in assigned school or university committees as needed.
  • Attends department meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with diverse student, faculty, and administrators.
  • Designs instructional strategies by organizing complex professional subject matters that make the material understandable and applicable.
  • A comprehensive knowledge within the specific discipline, is essential, along with strong critical thinking skills and rational decision-making.
  • Effective at planning, goal setting and tracking of progress to ensure optimal outcomes.
  • Able to function effectively and collaboratively as part of an educational and research team.
  • Proficient in MS Office and electronic educational/professional resources.

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Master’s degree in the related discipline is required for all applicants.  A completed PhD in organizational studies, leadership, professional ethics or a related discipline with an emphasis or other expertise in organizational behavior, leadership, and professional ethics from a regionally accredited university is desired. Candidates who are ABD and will complete the PhD within one year will be considered.