Senior Lecturer (Professional Selling and Sales Management)

Texas State University San Marcos

United States

August 28, 2022

Description

Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Title Senior Lecturer (Professional Selling and Sales Management)

Job Posting Number 202244NTL Job Location San Marcos College McCoy College of Business Administration Department/School Department of Marketing Position Description

The Senior Lecturer position is a full-time, non-tenure track, nine-month appointment, with additional expectations to teach and/or provide service during summer terms. The position is primarily a teaching and service appointment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching courses that are integral to the Department of Marketing's sales concentration, such as Sales Management, Professional Selling, and Directed Studies in Professional Selling at the undergraduate level; managing the sales internship program; and preparing students for sales competitions, such as the International Collegiate Sales Competition among others. The typical teaching load is 4/4, with the internship class counting as one of the courses during regular and summer terms.

The selected candidate will be associated with the Center for Professional Sales and will be considered for the position of the Assistant Director of the Center when the position becomes vacant in the following academic year. Thus, the candidate is expected to extend support to the functioning and ongoing activities of the Center and work closely with the current Assistant Director of the Center.

The Center for Professional Sales is currently served by five faculty, who teach and conduct research in personal selling and sales management. The Center was designed to enhance the Department of Marketing's sales concentration, which has a robust student enrollment. More information on the Center is available here: https: // www. txstsalescenter.com/

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate or doctoral degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or related field from an AACSB accredited business school.
  • Significant and recent work experience in sales (industry experience or university teaching experience).
  • Evidence of sustained professional engagement with sales practitioners in organizations across different industries.
  • Experience with mentoring and/or coaching (industry experience or university experience).
  • Experience with leading or managing a professional work unit or organization.
  • Interest in teaching undergraduate sales courses.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • University-level teaching experience.
  • Documentation of teaching performance and/or ratings of instruction.
  • Experience in curriculum development, including embedding technology into sales classes.
  • Ability to effectively interact with corporate executives in multiple industry sectors
  • Ability and enthusiasm to manage timely delivery of information to internal and external constituencies
  • 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/38644. To ensure full consideration, please submit the following materials by August 28, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Letter of application describing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications.
  • List of three to five professional references. Candidates will be informed before references are contacted. Reference letters will be required for candidates who are invited for and agree to campus interview.
  • Statement of teaching interest and philosophy.
  • Statement on commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Prior to on-campus interviews, candidates will need to provide complete graduate transcript(s), three letters of recommendation, student evaluations of instruction, and a leadership statement that address both leadership style and how they can contribute to a culture of diversity, inclusion, and equity within the campus community.

    The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting Universities.

    For additional information on the position please contact salescenterlect@txstate.edu.

    Type of Position Full-Time Proposed Start Date Fall 2022 Posting Date Evaluation of Applications Begins Full Consideration Date 08/28/2022 Close Date 09/04/2022 Open Until Filled? Yes 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/38644 Special Instructions Summary

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Statements of Teaching Interests
  • Inclusion and Diversity Statement
  • Optional Documents

  • DD 214/DD1300
  • Veteran's Preference
  • Supplemental Questions

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  • InsideHigherEd.com
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  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
  • InsightintoDiversity.com
  • Texas Workforce Commission-Work in Texas
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