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Sales Program Director and Lecturer
University of Kentucky

Date Posted May 20, 2024
Title Sales Program Director and Lecturer
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8F240:Dept of Marketing and Supply Chain
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2024
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Marketing
    Business - General
The Department of Marketing and Supply Chain at the University of Kentucky is pleased to invite applications for a nine-month Sales Program Director and Lecturer position with a preferred start date of August 2024.

This position involves two essential functions:
(1) Overseeing and managing our emerging Sales Program. This involves (a) generating and maintaining revenue from strategic corporate partnerships, (b) facilitating student experiential learning and engagement opportunities, which include our annual Sales Competition and Sales Networking events, and may include attending and coaching students for regional and national sales competitions, and (c) overseeing the administration and growth of our undergraduate Sales Certificate enrollment.
(2) Teaching three courses per semester. These typically include Personal Selling and Sales Management courses. At times, there may be a need to cover an additional course (such as Principles of Marketing or Negotiations). Teaching load/distribution of effort may vary from year to year based on department needs.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Business-focused Masters degree
  • Experience growing and managing relationships with external partners.
  • Experience in technical or business-to-business sales.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Please include along with the Academic Profile:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of interest (upload under Cover Letter)
  • Names and contact information for two references

Questions concerning the position may be directed to:
Brian Murtha
Gatton Endowed Chair & University Research Professor
Department of Marketing and Supply Chain
University of Kentucky
Gatton College of Business & Economics
Office Phone: (859) 619-8974
The University offers a very competitive package of benefits. You may view our full range of employee benefits by visiting the UK employee benefits web site:

The Gatton College is nearing its 100th anniversary. Over that time, we have been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB, Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional business and economics degrees and certificates in both face-to-face and online formats. We are housed in a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, and are the fastest growing college on UK’s campus, with more than 4,000 students. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world. We are looking for faculty who embody the College’s tagline of “Blue Means Business.”

Located in central Kentucky, Lexington (pop. 320,000) is widely known as the “horse capital of the world” and is roughly an hour’s drive from Louisville and Cincinnati. Lexington has a number of desirable amenities, a vibrant dining and nightlife, and plenty of outdoor activities and is regularly cited as one of the top places to live in the US. Please consider joining our team.

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