Graduate Business Program Director and Faculty

University of Saint Francis
March 17, 2023
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POSITION TITLE: Graduate Business Programs Director and Instructor Coordinator, Business Faculty

DEPARTMENT: College of Arts, Sciences and Business

POSITION STATUS: Full-time (10 month)


JOB SUMMARY: With consultation of the KBOSBEL Division Director, the Graduate Business Programs Director and Instructor Coordinator is responsible for providing effective leadership in curriculum development, implementation, evaluation and all aspects of management of graduate program adjunct faculty in the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL), Master of Science in Management Science (MSMS), and Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) programs, and coordinating with related (e.g. business) programs. This full-time, 10-month tenure-track faculty member is responsible for instruction of courses within the individual's specialty and other appropriate business-related courses, advising, and curricular initiatives of the graduate programs. A face-to-face faculty member is preferred, but a virtual faculty member will be considered.

Major Responsibilities/Activities- Program Director

  • Adheres to teaching, service, scholarship, and other responsibilities identified in the employee handbook
  • Manages and updates program documents (e.g., catalog, academic plans)
  • Assists the division director in the preparation of brochures and marketing materials for the program
  • Reviews syllabi to ensure classes are taught consistent with USF guidelines, content map, and the catalog description
  • Develops, implements, assesses, and revises program curriculum to achieve current standards
  • Develops course schedule and monitors course sequence and offerings
  • Coordinates academic advising, supporting, and assessing student academic achievement
  • Maintains contact with alumni
  • Provides effective leadership in development and implementation of programmatic mission and vision for improvement through strategic planning
  • Prepares programmatic accreditation reports and other reports/analyses as requested
  • Oversees program budget and collaborates on corollary budgets (e.g., capital, library, technology)
  • In conjunction with the division director and dean, establishes and maintains contractual agreements, including affiliation and articulation agreements, with other agencies and institutions
  • Makes recommendations regarding the appointment, mentoring, evaluation, and dismissal of adjunct faculty in the program Develops, administers, and maintains program records, policies, and procedures
  • Effectively communicates program issues to the division director
  • Provides effective leadership in oversight of student recruitment and retention responsibilities
  • Leads new student registration and recruitment activities
  • Leads efforts to plan, implement and evaluate marketing of programs
  • Assures effective advising of program majors
  • Recommends students for scholarships and awards to the division director
  • Major Responsibilities/Activities- Instructor Coordinator

  • Coordinates and oversees hiring, onboarding, mentoring and evaluation of graduate business adjunct faculty for graduate courses within the division
  • Manages contracts for graduate business adjuncts within the division
  • Serves as first point of contact for fielding questions from graduate business adjuncts
  • Serves as first point of contact for fielding student and faculty concerns related to graduate business adjuncts in the division
  • Coordinates with the graduate business programs director to create the course schedule for the graduate programs in KBSOBEL.
  • Maintains an adjunct SharePoint site for communication of pertinent non- discipline-specific information to adjuncts (e.g., enrollment verification, academic calendar, add/drop deadlines, etc.) in the division
  • Major Responsibilities/Activities- Faculty

  • Adheres to all university academic and employment policies identified in the Employee and Faculty handbooks and academic catalogs
  • Participates in recruitment, retention, and development efforts in coordination with division members and/or Enrollment Services
  • Fulfills full-time contracted teaching load as defined by the faculty handbook
  • Engages in Scholarship as defined by the Boyer Model, including, but not limited to activities identified in the faculty handbook
  • Respects the moral and religious beliefs of the university and students; uses discretion when expressing personal beliefs and views
  • Attends program, division, college, and university meetings as requested
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Program Director, Division Director, or college Dean
  • USF WAY:

    University of Saint Francis (USF) employees demonstrate a commitment to the University's mission and support of its Catholic and Franciscan traditions. Employees provide the intellect, empathy, and ability to serve our students and community. The USF Way of serving is a source of pride for many employees. To provide a consistently high level of quality experience across our university, we provide the following service expectations for all employees. These standards have been tailored by position and responsibilities and are incorporated into performance evaluations.

    Standard #1: Provide opportunities for conversations, prayer, and reflection.

    Standard #2: Utilize best practices in communication and service.

  • Apply care to your words and deeds to ensure respect for others.

  • Commit to follow through without exception and with quality.

  • Offer additional assistance after serving as in, “How else may I assist you?”

  • Respond promptly, whether in person, via phone, or email.

  • Standard #3: Recognize and celebrate milestones and achievements.

    Standard #4: Use resources wisely and support green initiatives.



  • Terminal degree in an area of business
  • Experience

    Align with one of the following:

  • Hold a Master's degree in an area of business plus three years' relevant work and/or teaching experience to be qualified to teach principle or introductory level business courses only.
  • Be ABD, (All But Dissertation, meaning the individual has completed all course work required for a Ph.D. in business or DBA and passed the general exams, but has not completed a dissertation) with a major, minor or concentration in assigned teaching responsibilities.
  • Hold a master's degree in a business-related field and professional certification (e.g., CPA, CDP, CFM, CMA, PHR., etc.) appropriate to his or her assigned teaching responsibilities.
  • Hold a Master's degree and have extensive and substantial documented successful teaching experience in assigned teaching responsibilities and demonstrate involvement in meaningful research directly related to the teaching discipline.
  • Hold a master's degree and have five or more years of professional and management experience in work directly related to his or her assigned teaching responsibilities.
  • Hold a master's degree and successfully complete a minimum of fifteen (15) graduate credit hours in the discipline in which she/he is teaching or have completed a special post-graduate training program (ACBSP approved) especially designed to improve the faculty member's knowledge and teaching skills in the assigned teaching responsibilities.
  • Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrates competence in educational principles, instructional methods, evaluation techniques and technology used in higher education classrooms, laboratory, and clinical settings
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the profession including theory and practice, procedures, and regulations
  • Demonstrates proficiency in interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, written and electronic) necessary to interact effectively with students, faculty, professional staff, administration, clinical affiliates, and the community
  • Demonstrates skill in goal setting and team building
  • Demonstrates analytical and organizational skills to plan, implement, and evaluate program activities
  • Demonstrates honesty and loyalty to the University and support its mission and religious affiliation
  • Can coordinate services to the needs of diverse populations within the time and financial limits of the institution.
  • Must be willing to work irregular, and sometimes long hours, including weekends and university breaks.
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