The Department Head is responsible for administering an academic department within a college which may include and is not limited to, faculty recruitment and development, faculty evaluation, program development, program review, curriculum development, student advisement, departmental budgeting and budget control, class schedule planning, and general supervision of the teaching, research, and service and related scholarly activities of the department.
Description of Primary Duties:
The Department Head leads a team of collegial faculty responsible for undergraduate programs in a variety of Marketing disciplines including Advertising, Marketing Management, Sales, Market Research, and Supply Chain Management. Department faculty also contribute to the College's MBA and Executive MBA programs as well as the General Business Program on MSU China Campus. The Department Head supervises the administrative functions of the Department, promotes a collegial environment, teaches courses, and conducts research to maintain personal faculty qualifications per AACSB guidelines. Developing and enhancing relationships with various external constituencies is required. These activities include, but are not limited to, coordinating with the Marketing Advisory Board and cultivating employer relationships that facilitate placement of graduates.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Department Head are prescribed by the College Dean in concert with guidance from the Provost. A demonstrated commitment to promoting a diverse environment is required.
An earned doctorate in Marketing from an AACSB-accredited institution. An established record of scholarly research, teaching, and service as appropriate for appointment as a tenured Associate or Full Professor. Excellent communication skills. Evidence of the ability to successfully interact with industry. Demonstrated leadership and collegiality.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
First date of consideration will be October 15, 2018, and the position will remain open until filled.
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