Human Resources, Organization Behavior, Strategic Management
The J. Whitney Bunting College of Business at Georgia College & State University invites applications for the position of Department Chair of Management, Marketing, & Logistics beginning July 2021. Candidates with terminal degrees and disciplinary background(s) in any of the major fields of study within management, marketing, supply chain/logistics, are encouraged to apply. In this 12-month academic leadership position, the Chair works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team faculty to implement the Department’s and College’s goals giving special attention to the objectives for the academic programs of study including our BBAs in Management and Marketing, our nationally ranked graduate degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and participation in the highly successful Georgia WebMBA®. The Chair also maintains and enhances connections between the Department and business communities to establish the vision and direction for the curriculum. The Chair serves on the College's Leadership Team and reports directly to the Dean of the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business. The Department has approximately 870 students with 20 FTE faculty and staff. The Chair is assisted by two faculty coordinators responsible for budget, curriculum, assessment, admissions, and communications with faculty in the respective disciplinary fields of marketing and management.
Qualified candidates for the tenured rank as Full Professor must have a terminal degree in any of the major fields of study within the broad multidisciplinary area of business (e.g., strategy, HR, OB, OT, operations, international, entrepreneurship, marketing, logistics and supply chain, etc.). Additionally, qualified candidates must be recognized scholars with active research records in their respective disciplines for the appointment at the rank of Full Professor with tenure at Georgia College & State University. Other required qualifications:
the incumbent should hold tenure and rank of full Professor at previous institution prior to appointment at Georgia College & State University;
a record of exemplary teaching within the candidate’s area of specialization;
a strong commitment to the public liberal arts mission of the college and university;
excellent leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills, including a well-developed sense of fairness and integrity;
a demonstrated ability to work effectively with external constituencies;
a passion for working with and mentoring students; and
a commitment to fostering academic excellence, rigor, and distinctiveness in the public liberal arts and in business education. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non?majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.