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Job ID: 117413

Academic Department Head
Eastern Michigan University

Date Posted Dec. 19, 2018
Title Academic Department Head
University Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI, United States
Department Management
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date September 2019
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Human Resources
    General Management

The Department of Management at Eastern Michigan University is seeking a Department Head beginning Fall, 2019 to lead the Department in supporting its mission to provide excellent teaching, research, and service.


Applicants for the Department Head must possess a doctoral degree in Management or a closely related field from a business school accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Individuals possessing a Master’s in Business Administration are preferred. Qualifications include documentation of an instructional, research and service record corresponding with credentials of appointment of a rank of a tenured associate or full professor. A demonstrated ability to build connections and interact with the business community is necessary. Prior experience in managing programs, resources, budgets, and curriculum is preferred. The qualifications for the ideal applicant include an ability to motivate a multi-disciplinary faculty and staff to reinforce a culture of inclusion and scholarship in support of both the university’s mission of high quality teaching, research, and service and standards of AACSB.

Eastern Michigan University:

Founded in 1849 as a small teacher’s college, Eastern Michigan University is a major learning and research institution with a distinct mix of comprehensive academic resources and strong community initiatives. We offer more than 200 undergraduate majors, minors and certificates, plus more than 150 graduate programs to more than 20,000 students.

College of Business:

Eastern Michigan University’s College of Business supports the economic development of southeastern Michigan by preparing graduates to perform effectively in the global business community. We develop outstanding business professionals through a rigorous, applied educational experience.

Department of Management

The Management Department at Eastern Michigan University offers undergraduate majors and minors in management, general business, and entrepreneurship. Undergraduates can also concentrate in human resources. The department offers graduate certificates in human resource management (HR), organizational development (OD), entrepreneurship (ENTR), management (MGMT), and a Master’s in Human Resources and Organizational Development.

All applications must be made online at: Materials should include a detailed curriculum vitae. Review of applications will begin the week of November 27, 2018 until filled. Applicants can contact Dr. Eric Schulz (; 734-487-3240) for additional information.

Eastern Michigan University is an equal opportunity employer institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in employment and education.

  • Eastern Michigan University is an equal opportunity employer institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in employment and education.

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Contact Information

  • Eric Schulz, PhD
    Eastern Michigan University
    300 W. Michigan Ave.
    Ypsilanti, MI 48197


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