Assistant Teaching Professor of Organizational Leadership, Non-Tenure Track
The College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Missouri-St. Louis invites applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor of Organizational Leadership .
Responsibilities include: designing and teaching theoretically sound undergraduate core courses in Organizational Leadership for adult learners in an online format, providing administrative leadership of the newly established Bachelors of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree program at UMSL, mentoring Organizational Leadership students toward developing appropriate leadership competencies, recruiting new and retaining current Organizational Leadership students, expanding community partner connections for student internships and capstone exercises, and participating in departmental service activities.
Doctorate/Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, Sociology of Leadership, Management, or a related discipline; or Master's degree in the same fields along with significant leadership experience as a practitioner in the corporate, non-profit, healthcare, civic/governmental, or military environments
Demonstrated ability to teach the fundamentals of organizational leadership at the undergraduate level
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, international engagement, and working with students from multicultural backgrounds
Demonstrated ability to collaboratively engage with colleagues
Capacity or experience with curricular and program development
Capacity or experience to advise and support students in career counseling and academic success toward graduation
Demonstrated interest or experience in working in partnership with community groups, companies, government agencies, and other key stakeholders as appropriate to the position.
About the Program:
Housed in the Department of Sociology, the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership is an interdisciplinary program that will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and credentials necessary to advance in a rapidly changing workplace. It is designed specifically for the substantial number of adult learners who are already in the regional workforce but lack the bachelor's degree required to move up in their career. Coursework is available in fully online formats so that each student can continue to work while completing their degree.
To apply, please submit (1) a brief cover letter, (2) a CV, (3) a statement of fewer than 500 words that describes your approach to teaching leadership, especially in an online format. Include the contact information for 3 references in your application.
Internal and external candidates are invited to apply.
The University of Missouri-St. Louis
Established in 1963 in suburban St. Louis, UMSL is the largest public university in eastern Missouri with a current enrollment of over 15,000 in day and evening sessions. This metropolitan research and teaching institution is consistently recognized for its strong programs across disciplines, and it is considered a primary driver of the St. Louis economy, providing industries with educated and capable employees and leaders. UMSL is committed to meeting the diverse needs in the state's largest metropolitan community and, accordingly, is educating traditional and nontraditional students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs so they are prepared to be leaders in health professions; liberal and fine arts; science and technology; and in metropolitan and international affairs such as business, education, and public policy. UMSL is a leader in partnerships with key institutions in the St. Louis Region. Alliances and programs have resulted from collaborations with the Missouri Botanical Garden, Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis Science Center, Danforth Plant Science Center, and many others.
UMSL is one of four institutions in the University of Missouri land-grant system and is classified as RU-H (high research activity) and as a Community Engaged Campus by Carnegie rankings. Both the campus and the College of Arts and Science are committed to an inclusive campus community that values and respects all its members and achieves educational excellence through diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from diverse and minority backgrounds, including individuals with disabilities and veterans. For further information about UMSL, please see http://www.umsl.edu/proud/index.html .
The Search Process
Applicants must apply online at www.umsl.jobs . Review of applications will begin on March 15th, 2020 will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 2020. The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
The University of Missouri?St. Louis (UMSL, commonly pronounced ""uhm-suhl"") is one of four universities in the University of Missouri System. Established in 1963, it is the newest university in the UM System, it is the largest university by enrollment in the St. Louis area with 16,809 students. UMSL's campus is located on the former grounds of the Bellerive Country Club in Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States, within the municipalities of Bellerive, Bel-Nor and Normandy. Additional facilities are located at the former site of Marillac College. UMSL is proud of its motivated, active student body, which consists of over 13,000 undergraduates and 3,500 graduate and professional degree seeing students. UMSL is home to 1,447 faculty members who deliver 54 bachelor's degree programs, 37 master's degree programs, 15 doctoral degree programs and the only professional degree in optometry in Missouri. UMSL provides 24 graduate certificate programs and two education specialist programs. Express Scripts, is the largest corporation in the country, has its headquarters located on a college campus. Express Scripts has 2,500 employees working on the UMSL campus.