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Management, Marketing & Logistics Department Chair at Georgia College & State University

  • 1.  Management, Marketing & Logistics Department Chair at Georgia College & State University

    Posted 11-10-2023 11:49

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    Job Summary

    The J. Whitney Bunting College of Business & Technology at Georgia College & State University is hiring a 12-month Department Chair for Management, Marketing and Logistics. This position works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team of faculty to implement the Department's and College's goals giving special attention to the academic programs of study including our BBAs in Management and Marketing, our nationally ranked graduate degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and participation in the highly successful Georgia WebMBA®. The Department also offers undergraduate concentrations in logistics and supply chain, human resource management, and sales.


    Administration - 
    Implementation of a Department mission including short and long term plans based on The University's Vision Statement and Goals and the mission and strategic plan of the College.
    Responsible for the recruitment, orientation and advisement of students, staff, and faculty in collaboration with the faculty, including an assessment and recommendation of faculty candidates
    Supervision of all employees in the Department including administration of performance evaluations
    Administration of faculty and staff development programs, and recommendations regarding faculty reappointment, tenure, and promotion
    Administrative responsibility in staffing classes along with the scheduling and collaborating with department faculty in planning the schedule
    Conduct program reviews to evaluate existing degree, accreditation, certification, and other academic programs and to include development of new programs and implementation of improved programs to enhance the quality of instruction, academic programs, and research.
    Management of School/College facilities and equipment in a manner that promotes quality learning in classroom and laboratories, where applicable.
    Support of graduates in their efforts to secure employment or gain admission to graduate or professional schools.
    Serve as the Department's representative and liaison with other University offices and departments.
    In conjunction with the chair responsibilities, the department chair is expected to carry a 50% teaching load during the academic year, either at the undergraduate or graduate level.
    Serve on elected and appointed committees and acceptance of other duties as assigned by the Dean.

    Fiscal Responsibilities - 
    Administration of the departmental budget and collaborating with the department faculty in the planning of the budget.

    Leadership - 
    The Chair, as leader, mentors and coaches Department faculty, participates in the development of school/college and university policies, and contributes to AACSB accreditation efforts. Additionally, the Chair will be expected to cultivate and maintain alumni relations, fundraise, work with an advisory board(s), and to effectively manage course scheduling, budgets, and personnel. With approximately 870 students with 20 FTE faculty and staff, the Chair represents the Department on the College's Leadership Team and reports directly to the Dean of the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business & Technology. The Chair also maintains and enhances connections between the Department and business communities to establish the vision and direction for the curriculum. The Chair supervises three faculty coordinators who assist on matters of budget, curriculum, assessment, and admissions/advising in the respective disciplinary fields of marketing, management, and the MLSCM graduate program.

    Required Qualifications

    Educational Requirements
    Qualified candidates for the tenured rank as Full Professor must have a terminal degree in any of the major fields of study within the broad multidisciplinary area of business (e.g., strategy, HR, OB, OT, operations, international, entrepreneurship, marketing, logistics and supply chain, etc.).

    Other Required Qualifications
    Qualified candidates must be recognized scholars with active research records in their respective disciplines for the appointment at the rank of Full Professor with tenure. Other required qualifications:
    - the incumbent should hold tenure and rank of Full Professor at previous institution prior to appointment at GCSU; senior associate professors will be considered;
    - a record of exemplary teaching within the candidate's area of specialization;
    - excellent leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills
    - a demonstrated ability to work effectively with external constituencies;
    - a passion for working with and mentoring students; and
    - All GCSU faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.
    Must meet SCACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 (www.sacscoc.org (faculty credentials))

    Preferred Qualifications

    Additional Preferred Qualifications
    At least three years of academic leadership experience at the level of chair or higher; experience and familiarity with curriculum development; integrating high impact, engaged pedagogies into the curriculum; strategic planning; and student learning outcomes assessment.

    Preferred Educational Qualifications
    A PhD in discipline from an AACSB accredited institution.

    Required Documents to Attach

    • Cover Letter
    • Resume
    • List of References
    • Transcripts
    • Leadership Philosophy

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Georgia College & State University (GCSU) is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by GCSU.

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    Other Information

    This is a supervisory position.
    This position has financial responsibilities.
    This position will not be required to drive.
    This role is considered a position of trust.

    Background Check

    • Criminal Background Check
    • Education Verification
    • Credit Check

    Robert Duesing
    Georgia College & State University
    Milledgeville GA
    (478) 445-2571