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Faculty - Tenure Track - Human Resources Management
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Oct. 5, 2018
Title Faculty - Tenure Track - Human Resources Management
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Faculty - Tenure Track - Human Resources Management

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)


The AACSB-accredited Woodbury School of Business (WSB) at Utah Valley University invites applicants for a Tenure Track Faculty teaching-focused position in Human Resource Management (HRM) for Fall of 2018. Utah Valley University (UVU) is a Carnegie classified community-engaged institution (see with a very strong emphasis on connecting the classroom with the community. Additionally, the WSB, averaging over 4,000 students per semester, is one of Utah's largest schools of business and Utah Valley University is one of the largest colleges with approximately 37,000 students enrolled. The WSB is offering one of just a few undergraduate degree programs in HRM in Utah and the greater Intermountain region, with a very strong emphasis in experiential education for all courses taught in the program. The holder of this position will play an important role in the planning and management and the HR degrees and certificate programs.

Teaches undergraduate courses in Human Resource Management, particularly Introduction to Human Resource Management, with the ability to teach other core program courses (e.g. Training and Development, Organizational Development and HRM, HR Analytics, HR Strategy, HRIS, Employment Law, Total Compensation, etc.), using experiential education methods. Prepares instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, etc.) as necessary. Maintains student-centered approach to education. Provides service, including community outreach and SHRM cooperation to facilitate experiential learning and community engagement, as well as committee work at all levels (department, college, and university). Strives for excellence in experiential teaching, research (with industry, community, and student success impacts), and academic and professional service.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a PhD in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, or a closely related field required.
ABD will be considered.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of and demonstrated competence in professional human resource management practices and applications.
Knowledge of establishing research agenda in appropriate academic area, either with an established publication record or possible publication aspirations and ideas.
Demonstrated skills and experience in developing and coordinating undergraduate student programs and activities.
Skilled or willing to develop skill in providing high-quality community-engaged experiential learning projects in courses.
Evidence of well-developed, collegial, and collaborative communication skills.
Ability to generate, integrate, and facilitate real-life HRM student projects aligned with a community organization.
Ability and willingness to provide expert classroom instruction, curriculum development, and program assessment.
Demonstrated ability to teach across a spectrum of HR-related courses.

Preferred Qualifications:

Successful candidates should have teaching experience in Human Resource Management content areas.
Excellent verbal and written open and honest communication.
Excellent interpersonal skills, specifically collaboration in a well-functioning team, mutually satisfying problem-solving, assertiveness, excellent listener, and initiative.
Excellent developed levels of collegiality, collaboration, critical thinking, curiosity, dedication, industriousness, innovation, and trustworthiness.
Well-developed background (or strong aspirations to develop a teaching record) in experiential education.
Pragmatic teaching applications and approaches; ideally informed and enhanced by industry experience.
Experience in online/hybrid teaching is also beneficial.
Awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.
An interest in and commitment to interacting effectively with the local business community.
An interest in and commitment to helping build the new HRM program (major/minor) on campus and in the community.
Evidence of well-developed skills in and commitment to service and the pursuit of a research agenda.
Evidence of quality research capabilities in HR/OB or related areas, particularly research with industry, community, and student success impacts.

Physical Requirements:

Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office work environment

Benefits Summary:

Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, and paid 12 holidays.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC33218 WSB Organizational Leadership Faculty

Open Date: 10/04/2018

Review Start Date: 11/04/2018

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Under References Letter Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Under Other Documents:
1) Applicant should attach a minimum of 1 year recent teaching evaluations (those passing the initial screening phase may be asked to provide a teaching demonstration video),
2) Examples/evidence of experiential learning class projects.

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