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Job No. 139705

  • Job Title:
  • Program Chair - Undergraduate Marketing
  • Employer:
  • Post University
  • Location:
  • Waterbury , CT
  • Posting Date:
  • 06-Nov-2018
  • Description:
  • The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business at Post University is seeking a Program Chair to join our School and lead the Bachelor of Science in Marketing program. The individual will be required to perform three essential School functions: student engagement, program management, and teaching. There will also be other responsibilities as outlined by the School but these are the three key areas of the position. The Marketing Undergraduate Program Chair is a full-time position within the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business that has full management oversight of the Undergraduate Marketing Degree program, which includes teaching and administrative responsibilities.

    Committed to a students’ first philosophy, the Program Chair must be able to assist in the development and execution of a strategic plan for the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business to maximize students’ academic success and graduates’ career success. This position is located on our Main Campus in Waterbury, CT.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The ideal candidate will possess:

    Ph.D. or equivalent in Field
    If Doctorate is not in the Field of Marketing the candidate must possess a minimum of a masters in Marketing or a doctorate with a minimum of 15 graduate credit hours in Marketing.
    At least five years of experience working in the Marketing field.
    Experience teaching in the traditional classroom and online using Blackboard or similar programs.
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    The ability to perform scholarly activities as appropriate when warranted or requested.
    Ability to be flexible, adaptable, well organized and a team player in a fast paced work environment.

    General Academic Program Requirements:

    Teach 6-8 courses per academic year or as otherwise determined by the Director of Undergraduate Programs or Dean of the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business.
    Participate in at least two university committees or as otherwise determined by the Director of Undergraduate Programs or Dean of the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business.
    Reports directly to the Director of Undergraduate Business Programs within the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business.
    Work with a team of Program Chairs and university staff to maintain and develop the program and curricula.
    Program Requirements:

    Developing academic concentrations, courses and/or programs and/or overseeing their development by outside parties as requested by the School.
    Using Blackboard to develop and deliver online and hybrid courses
    Maintaining the online and hybrid courses under his/her supervision
    Participate in the hiring, training, and supervision of adjunct (associate) faculty.
    Assist Associate Faculty, students, and other university staff with questions or concerns about the curriculum and program.
    Assign instructors to, and monitor their performance in, online and hybrid courses each module/semester.
    Participate in various university committees as a member of the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business and as a Program Chair.
    Assist with addressing and resolving grade appeals, grievances, or other administrative matters as warranted.
    Assist in the effort to grow enrollment in the program through high school, community college, local business and professional organization visits. They will also assist in insuring admission reps and advisors are familiar with the marketing program.
    Attend various university functions as a representative of the program and the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business (e.g., graduation ceremony, “open house” recruitment events, etc.).
    Organize and participate in various administrative functions as indicated by the School (e.g., building and maintaining program advisory boards, program evaluation initiatives, accreditation, etc.).
    Advise undergraduate Marketing students in matters of matriculation and graduation.
    Serve as an ambassador for the discipline, the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business, and Post University
    Other projects and/or administrative duties as determined by the Director and/or Dean
    Post University seeks Scholarly Practitioners for all faculty positions, which means we seek individuals with Terminal Degrees (whenever possible), and with 10 years or more of experience in the field of study. In addition, we prefer to hire individuals who have proven track records in teaching (preferred online and on-ground) and learning.

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