Department Chair, Management, Marketing and Logistics
Georgia College & State University
Location: Milledgeville, Georgia
Tenure Track or Tenured
Internal Number: 257585
The J. Whitney Bunting College of Business & Technology at Georgia College & State University is hiring a 12-month Department Chair for Management, Marketing and Logistics. The appointment begins as early as January 1, 2024. Candidates with terminal degrees and disciplinary background(s) in any of the major fields of study within management, marketing, or supply chain/logistics are encouraged to apply. This position works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team of faculty to implement the Department's and College's goals giving special attention to 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 Department also offers undergraduate minors in logistics, management, and marketing and concentrations in logistics, human resource management, and sales.
The Chair, as leader, mentors and coaches Department faculty, participates in the development of school/college and university policies, and contributes to AACSB accreditation efforts. Additionally, the Chair will be expected to cultivate and maintain alumni relations, fundraise, work with an advisory board(s), and to effectively manage course scheduling, budgets, and personnel. With approximately 870 students with 20 FTE faculty and staff, the Chair represents the Department on the College's Leadership Team and reports directly to the Dean of the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business & Technology. The Chair also maintains and enhances connections between the Department and business communities to establish the vision and direction for the curriculum. The Chair supervises three faculty coordinators who assist on matters of budget, curriculum, assessment, and admissions/advising in the respective disciplinary fields of marketing, management, and the MLSCM graduate program.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should submit their current CV, a letter of application, teaching philosophy statement, example of recent scholarly work, unofficial graduate transcripts, and a list of three references (names, address, phone numbers, and emails) by visiting https://www.gcsu.edu/humanresources/employment-opportunities. Materials must be submitted by August 1, 2023 to receive full consideration. Preliminary interviews will be scheduled virtually or in person at various academic conferences in August. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Tanya Goette, Associate Dean and Chair of the Search Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 478.445.5497.
Educational Requirements 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
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. Other required qualifications:
The incumbent should hold tenure and rank of Full Professor at previous institution prior to appointment at GCSU; senior associate professors will be considered;
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 GCSU 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.
Must meet SCACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 (www.sacscoc.org (faculty credentials)
Preference will be given to candidates with at least three years of academic leadership experience at the level of chair or higher; experience and familiarity with curriculum development; integrating high impact, engaged pedagogies into the curriculum; strategic planning; and student learning outcomes assessment.
The J. Whitney Bunting College of Business & Technology is exactly what you would expect from a premier public liberal arts university - a first-rate, student-centered, residential business education with a full array of AACSB-accredited academic programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level, for high-demand careers. Our program offerings are nationally recognized, affordable, and accessible. At the graduate level, we offer online programs in Management Information Systems, the Georgia WebMBA® at Georgia College & State University, and the Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Our Master of Accountancy is delivered face-to-face as an ideal program for Georgia College & State University students seeking to continue their education in the accounting field. Our goal is to develop capable, successful business professionals who are also responsible citizens committed to contributing to the community.
Georgia College & State University is the state's designated public liberal arts university. As a member of the prestigious Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), Georgia College & State University is committed to fostering a liberal arts environment that va...lues interdisciplinary inquiry, diversity and inclusion, and academic excellence. Georgia College & State University enrolls approximately 7,000 students -5,800 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students-- and is prominently cited for excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, nursing education, and high impact practices outside the classroom in a number of leading publications.
The university's beautiful and historic campus is located downtown in Milledgeville, Georgia, a charming, diverse college town of approximately 19,000 residents in Central Georgia, approximately 90 miles southeast of Atlanta. Milledgeville is also the home of noted American author and alumna, Flannery O'Connor, and the college community enjoys many exciting literary arts programs at O'Connor's former home, Andalusia, now owned by Georgia College & State University. Milledgeville is also located on the banks of beautiful Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee, allowing faculty, staff, and students to take full advantage of the environmental and recreational benefits of being part of a lake community. For cultural, educational, and leisure opportunities beyond Milledgeville, Macon and Atlanta are located within easy driving distances.
Georgia College & State University takes great pride in combining the educational experience of private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of a public university. The university's main campus is a residential learning community focused on undergraduate education and a select number of graduate programs. Faculty and staff are dedicated to engaging students through high-impact pedagogies that foster intellectual curiosity, reasoned inquiry, and critical thinking. We strive for excellence in the classroom and beyond. We nurture collaborative leadership and global citizenship, and we value diversity and inclusion in all of its forms.
Georgia College & State University seeks faculty and administrators who understand and embrace our public liberal arts mission, who are committed to respecting and fostering diversity and inclusion inside and outside of the classroom, and who are dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through teaching, scholarship, and service. All Georgia College & State University 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 provide a first-class learning experience for our students, one that will prepare them to be competent, thoughtful, and well-rounded leaders who make transformative contributions to their communities and to the world.