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 organization 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 www.csshrjobs.com. 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.
CSS was founded in 1912 under the sponsorship of the Benedictine Sisters, with a mission of providing intellectual and moral preparation for responsible living and meaningful work within the context of Catholic Benedictine values. The founding Benedictine Sisters offered courses to a class of six women students on the stately and beautiful Duluth campus. Today CSS programs are offered to more tha...n 4,400 undergraduate and graduate students on the main campus in Duluth, as well as an online campus and satellite campuses in Brainerd, Cloquet, Hibbing, Grand Rapids, Inver Grove Heights, Rochester, Austin, St. Cloud, and St. Paul. The guiding principles of the Benedictines run deep in the roots of life at CSS. The College’s mission is to develop thoughtful and engaged leaders, sharpened and sensitized by their educational experience who are prepared and committed to serving and transforming the world. The values at the heart of the College mission---community, hospitality, respect, stewardship, and love of learning---animate the college community experience.
Duluth is a beautiful and vibrant city of 86,000 set on the shore of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake by surface area in the world. For outdoor enthusiasts, Duluth offers four seasons of first-rate opportunities: beaches, bike paths, jogging trails, ski resorts, cross-country skiing trails, boating and fishing sites, and rinks for skating, curling, and hockey. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is an easy drive. Outside magazine has recently named Duluth as the number one “Outside City” in the US. The magazine also named Duluth as a runner-up for the “best adventure hub” in a worldwide survey of destinations for outdoor activities. The College was also pleased to learn that the nonprofit American Institute for Economics ranked Duluth as one of America’s best small metropolitan areas for college students. Similarly, the travel site DreamPlanGo named Duluth in the Top Ten of America’s Most Scenic College Towns. Duluth’s public schools are Minnesota’s most highly ranked, the cost of living is considered reasonable, and the city has more acres of municipal public parks than any other city in the country. The arts scene is booming with galleries, music venues, and a lively theater and dance community.