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  • Department Chair, Management
    The College of St. Scholastica

    The Management Department at The College of St. Scholastica seeks a faculty member to join our community and serve as department chair. This tenure track, 11-month position would be housed at our Duluth campus. Start date is negotiable, preferably by Fall 2018 semester.

    The MGT Department is a part of the School of Business and Technology and offers student-centered, undergraduate degrees in management, marketing and organizational behavior at the Duluth main campus as well as our extended campuses and online. The MGT Department also offers an MBA in Leadership and Change on ground in Duluth and extended campuses as well as an online MBA in Rural Healthcare Management. The department encourages creative teaching methods and offers a wide range of face-to-face, blended and online courses.

    The College of St. Scholastica was founded in 1912 and is a private, Catholic, Benedictine institution with a broad range of programs in the liberal arts and sciences and the professions. It offers bachelors, masters and professional doctoral degrees and serves over 4,000 students in traditional, extended, and on-line programs.
    The main campus is located on the western shore of Lake Superior in Duluth, Minnesota — recently named the #1 Best Town by Outside magazine — and sits on the doorstep to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, one of the Nation’s most treasured wilderness areas. Duluth, a community of approximately 87,000, offers the amenities and services of a larger community, in a small-town atmosphere.

    Duties include teaching six (6) credits per semester; collaborating with faculty to develop innovative programs and delivery methods that meet the needs of the market while being true to the College’s mission and quality standards; engaging with student activities outside of the classroom; and actively participating in the other faculty responsibilities within the department, school, and college.

    This position also collaborates with faculty and staff to contribute to and participate in fostering a culture of inclusion in support of college diversity goals. Professional activities are also required for tenure which include the presentation or publication of scholarly activities, grant related work, or professional practice.

    As department chair, this position will lead the management department encouraging all faculty to excel in their discipline and collaborate within the department and across the institution. The chair will be responsible for department governance, budget management, and administration; lead assessment and accreditation efforts; hire, orient, support and evaluate full-time and adjunct faculty; lead curriculum and program development; coordinate student recruitment and retention efforts; collaborate with campus directors, enrollment management, and marketing; be a presence in the business community; and lead outreach efforts to area business to build relationships, internships, and fund raising. The chair will be responsible for the department’s online record-keeping system and using data to make strategic decisions.

    A graduate-level degree in a management related field is required, as is excellent teaching and communication skills. Proven successful administration experience with examples of innovative curriculum development, successful business experience, and working across organizations. Willingness to support the College’s mission and Catholic, Benedictine values. Demonstrated cross-cultural communication skills and multicultural competency and experience interacting effectively with diverse students, faculty and staff is necessary.

    A Ph.D. in Management, Organization Development, or a related field is preferred but not required as is documented successful teaching experience - both online and on-ground, industry experience and/or research experience including mentoring undergraduate and graduate research.
    For more information at to apply, visit The College of St. Scholastica is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in individuals who value and support the rich Catholic Benedictine heritage of the College of St. Scholastica.

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