POSITION TITLE: Graduate Business Programs Director and Instructor
Coordinator, Business Faculty
DEPARTMENT: College of Arts, Sciences and Business
POSITION STATUS: Full-time (10 month)
POSITION REPORTS TO: KBSOBEL Division Director
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
Develops course schedule and monitors course sequence and offerings
Coordinates academic advising, supporting, and assessing student academic
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.