Job ID: 90172

Director of Undergraduate Programs
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  • Feb. 24, 2017
  • Director of Undergraduate Programs
  • Lally School of Management
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Troy, NY
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • July 1, 2017
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Senior Lecturer
  • Business - General
    General Management
    Business Law
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The Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty member in any business domain area to assume the role of Director of Undergraduate Programs. The position begins July 1, 2017. This is a three-year, appointment and is renewable contingent upon satisfactory performance, funding and continued need.

The successful candidate will help meet growth and continuous improvement objectives to ensure rigor and relevance of Undergraduate Programs. The Director will meet with prospective students and parents to discuss the program, advise students throughout their time at Lally, oversee the scheduling of all undergraduate courses, interact with Career Services to ensure students are provided adequate counseling and support for life after Rensselaer, and work to promote a vigorous Lally student culture and community. In addition, the Undergraduate Director will monitor the undergraduate program curriculum and extra-curricular activities to insure the School is delivering the most up-to-date, responsive education possible. The position also includes teaching responsibilities of two courses per year.

Appointment may be at the Lecturer or Professor of Practice level. Those considered for a Lecturer appointment must possess a terminal degree in business, law, or other closely related field, along with evidence of teaching effectiveness at the collegiate level. Those with professional certifications such as Certified Public Accountant or other business related designation, who also possess substantive experience as a practicing professional at a senior level in the relevant field may also be considered.

To be appointed as a Professor of Practice, candidates must meet the educational and teaching requirements for the Lecturer, and must possess substantial leadership experience, of at least 10 years, in the field of expertise, along with a national or international reputation for excellence in the field. Candidates are expected to be able to provide instruction in a range of courses representing their field.

About Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Lally School of Management
Rensselaer is ranked among the top 50 national universities. The Rensselaer 2024 plan identifies strategic goals that include becoming a world leader in inter-disciplinary research and teaching. The Lally School’s undergraduate program was recently named third best Undergraduate program in New York state by College Choice. The Lally School offers undergraduate, Masters, MBA and Ph.D. programs. Approximately 350 undergraduate students, 120 MBA/MS students and 35 Ph.D. students are currently enrolled in the business school. Information about the Lally School can be found at

Application Procedure
Screening of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three (3) letters of professional reference, and evidence of successful teaching experience at the collegiate level to

  • We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, and national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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