Chair, Department of Management

Texas State University

United States

January 15, 2022

Description

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Job Posting Number 202250TTL Job Location San Marcos Department Department of Management Position Description

Texas State University invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Management. The Department of Management is a highly collegial and intellectually vibrant group of approximately 23 full-time faculty that offers a B.B.A. in Management with concentrations in Entrepreneurial Studies, and Human Resources, a Master of Science in Human Resource Management, and provides significant support to a large M.B.A. program.

The chair has the responsibility for the administration of the department, which includes responsibility for the implementation of university, college, and department policies and the development, coordination, and administration of all academic programs and activities within the department. This includes providing effective and inclusive leadership that fosters shared governance. As a representative of the department, the chair is expected to articulate program aspirations, directions, standards, and points of view to other groups inside and outside the university community. A comprehensive overview of department chair duties can be found at https: // policies.txstate.edu/division- policies/academic-affairs/01-02-11.html

Successful applicants must demonstrate the ability to provide academic leadership, mentor faculty and students, conduct and publish high-quality scholarly research, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses. The chair is responsible for managing the department's budget and leading the department on matters related to curriculum innovation and research impact, recruitment and performance evaluation of faculty and staff, and the formulation and implementation of strategic priorities. The chair will work with the dean in seeking and facilitating external giving and resource development for the department. All positions are subject to availability of funds.

About McCoy College of Business

The McCoy College of Business provides student-centered undergraduate and master's programs that produce graduates with the skills and experience to compete responsibly, professionally, and successfully in diverse and dynamic global environments. Nationally acclaimed faculty, extraordinary community partners, and industrious students collaborate to solve business challenges through applied research. An AACSB-accredited college, with over 4500 students, the McCoy College of Business emphasizes innovation, experiential learning, student-focused advising, research, and service as it educates the next generation of global business leaders. https: // www. mccoy.txstate.edu/

About Texas State University

At Texas State University, we are driving what's next in research, academic excellence, and student success. Our promising students, inspiring faculty, dedicated staff, and new graduates are primed to have an impact, change a life, and make a difference in the world. As a national research university with a Carnegie classification of Doctoral University: High Research Activity, Texas State is committed to world-class research and scholarly activities that span all disciplines, create new knowledge, and promote economic, cultural, and technological advancement to address real-world issues. Based on FY19 levels, Texas State is in the top 20% nationally in total research and development expenditures and is on a trajectory to become a Tier One research university.

Texas State's nearly 38,000 students choose from 99 bachelor's, 91 master's, and 14 doctoral degree programs offered by ten colleges. In addition, Texas State is a majority minority campus celebrating its 10th anniversary as a Hispanic Serving Institution and ranks 13th in the nation for total bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanic students. Texas State's San Marcos Campus is located in the southern portion of the Austin Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in a growing community of more than 60,000 people. Nestled in the Texas Hill Country, the campus enjoys a beautiful setting along the banks of the San Marcos River that provides recreational activities for students throughout the year. https: // www. txstate.edu/

Required Qualifications

The Department of Management is particularly interested in recruiting an individual who will foster a highly collegial culture and support the advancement of the department as the university transitions to a top-tier research institution while retaining a focus on high-quality teaching.

Successful applicants for Department Chair should demonstrate or provide examples of the following qualifications either in their vita or cover letter:

  • A Ph.D. from an AACSB-accredited institution, in management or a closely related discipline;
  • A sustained record of quality research, effective teaching, and service commensurate with appointment to professor in the Department of Management at Texas State University; and
  • Effective administrative experience that indicates the applicant will be successful in managing a complex academic organization.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Evidence of effective leadership that fosters a collaborative culture within an AACSB-accredited college, in a large public university;
  • Experience in mentoring junior faculty and supporting faculty development in the areas of teaching, research (including grants), and service while maintaining a collegial academic environment;
  • Ability to facilitate strategic planning and develop department/organizational goals;
  • Ability to manage budgets and allocate resources;
  • Record of participating in, designing, leading, and/or implementing innovative programs that are responsive to meeting market needs;
  • Ability to advocate for and secure resources for the department;
  • Interest in building alliances and/or partnerships in academia and business communities; and
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Application Procedures

    Only applications submitted for this specific posting through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https: // jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/36975.

    To ensure full consideration, please submit the following materials by January 15, 2022:

    1) Cover letter; 2) Curriculum vitae; and 3) List of references;

    Prior to on-campus interviews candidates will need to provide complete graduate transcript(s), three letters of recommendation, student evaluations of instruction, and evidence of excellence in research and scholarly activity.

    Proposed Start Date Fall 2022 Posting Date 11/24/2021 Evaluation of Applications Begins Full Consideration Date: 01/15/2022 Close Date 01/15/2022 Open Until Filled? No EEO/AA Statement

    Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Reasonable Accommodation

    If you experience accessibility issues or require alternative formatting during the application process due to a disability or underlying condition, we request that you contact Faculty and Academic Resources for assistance at FacHiringFR@txstate.edu. A representative from Faculty and Academic Resources will respond to you as soon as is possible.

    Record Checks and Verifications

    Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

    Eligibility for Employment

    Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

    Tobacco-Free Campus

    Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

    Why Work at Texas State?

    Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

    Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

    Quick Link https: // jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/36975

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

  • DD 214/DD1300
  • Veteran's Preference
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