Austin Peay State University seeks an exceptional, experienced faculty member in any business discipline to be the Harper-Bourne Chair of Excellence and Director of Graduate Programs for the College of Business. Rank could be at the Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor level based on experience. The Harper-Bourne Chair of Excellence is one of two endowed Chairs of Excellence within the College of Business. This position will be responsible for providing faculty management of the college’s graduate program, including the development of a new MBA. The college’s new MBA program will be targeted towards working professionals in the Nashville and Clarksville metropolitan areas. Primary Duties and Responsibilities • Be the lead person in developing and seeking approval for a new MBA program targeted towards working professionals in the Nashville and Clarksville metropolitan areas. • Provide administrative oversight of the college’s existing graduate program (MS in Management), until that program is replaced by the new MBA. • Supervise the Coordinator of Graduate Enrollment staff position. • Chair the college’s Graduate Assurance of Learning Committee. • Serve on the College’s Governance Committee and AACSB Committees. • Serve on the Graduate Academic Council • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the College of Business. • Produce appropriate intellectual contributions sufficient to maintain Scholarly Academic (SA) status in the College of Business. Required Minimum Qualifications • Earned doctorate in any business discipline from an AACSB-accredited institution and appropriate intellectual contributions to maintain Scholarly Academic (SA) status under College of Business policy. • Experience in leading or teaching in an MBA program at an AACSBaccredited institution. • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the requirements of AACSB accreditation.
About Austin Peay State University
The APSU College of Business is a teaching-focused business school committed to student success while serving the Clarksville and Nashville metropolitan areas. We offer BBA's in Accounting, Finance, Management and Marketing and a Masters of Science in Management. The current undergraduate enrollment for the College of Business is just under 1000 students.