Master of Science in Organization Development (MSOD) Program Coordinator and Lecturer

DESCRIPTION OF JOB:

Edgewood College’s School of Business (ECSB) invites applications for a non-tenure track Lecturer faculty position in the Master of Science in Organization Development (MSOD) Online Degree Program with an employment start date of February 2018 or March 2018. Job candidates must hold at least a Master’s Degree in Business, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, or a closely related area from an accredited business or business-related program (AACSB accredited program is preferred) and have relevant practitioner experience. The faculty hire is primarily expected to teach online courses in the MSOD degree program, but may also teach Returning Adult Accelerated Degree – Organizational Behavior Leadership (RAAD-OBL) program courses as well as other undergraduate and graduate courses in the School of Business. The faculty hire will also serve as the MSOD Program Coordinator. Edgewood College and the School of Business are interested in professionally qualified (PQ) and/or academically qualified (AQ) candidates who will make significant contributions in the areas of teaching, service, and mentorship.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach full-time within the School of Business (18 credit hours per academic year) while demonstrating excellence, innovation, rigor, and fairness in teaching.
  • Mentor and advise current and new MSOD degree program majors as needed in coordination with the Graduate Student Advisor in the School of Business.
  • Collaborate with graduate business faculty and the School of Business’ Dean Office to administer educational and networking events for MSOD current and prospective students as well as alumni.
  • Play an important role in student recruitment efforts and curriculum updates/improvements for the MSOD Degree Program.
  • Faculty Recruitment
    • Provide support to the School of Business Dean and Associate Dean in search process for vacant full-time faculty positions (tenure and non-tenure track).
    • Advise the School of Business Dean and Associate Dean on qualified candidates, which include adjunct instructor positions, for teaching MSOD courses.
  • Assist the School of Business Dean and Associate Dean with orienting, evaluating, managing and communicating with full-time and adjunct MSOD faculty.
  • Curriculum
    • Provide support to the School of Business in designing appropriate and relevant MSOD Degree Program curriculum and annually review the curriculum for improvement opportunities.
    • Assist the School of Business Dean and Associate Dean in developing online courses in the MSOD degree program as needed.
    • Assess student learning objectives, goals, and outcomes for MSOD courses taught in consultation with the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Assessment Coordinator in the School of Business.
    • Assist the School of Business Dean’s Office, Department Chairs, Faculty, and other administrators in scheduling classes, timetable generation, and catalog revisions to reflect the goals of the MSOD program.
    • Work with the Graduate Student Advisor and Associate Dean of Graduate Programs in the School of Business on identifying employment trends and career placement opportunities for MSOD students.
  • Service
    • Serve on Department, School, and College level committees.
    • Participate in Edgewood College events, committees, and activities as time permits.
    • Engage in the greater Madison community through public service, which may include student learning projects with for-profit and nonprofit organizations.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Necessary Education or Work Experience:

  • M.B.A. or Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Business, or closely related area from a nationally accredited degree program is required.
  • A Doctorate Degree in Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Business, or closely related area from a nationally accredited degree program is preferred.
  • Proven teaching/mentoring skills, especially in the online modality.
  • Significant practitioner experience working in the field of organizational development, organizational leadership, organizational psychology, change management, and/or related areas.

Other Qualifications:

  • Embraces student centricity, diversity, and inclusion at a leading Catholic teaching institution.
  • Must maintain at least professionally qualified (PQ) status as defined by the
    Accreditation Council for Business School & Programs (ACBSP). The criteria for meeting professionally qualified (PQ) status as a faculty member include one of the following (Note: Not an exhaustive list):
    • 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 OR;
    • Hold a Master’s degree in a business-related field and professional certification appropriate to his or her assigned teaching responsibilities OR;
    • Hold a Master’s degree and have extensive and substantial documented successful teaching experience in the area of assigned teaching responsibilities, and demonstrate involvement in meaningful research directly related to the teaching discipline.
  • Must have the ability to work collaboratively with others.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and Microsoft Office skills. Knowledge of SharePoint and BlackBoard are pluses.
  • Ability to multitask, exercise independent judgment, and work effectively in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities.
  • Exhibits professionalism, integrity, and ethics at all times.
  • Willingness to promote the School of Business to prospective students and to the Greater Madison community.
  • Ability to successfully teach a variety of courses in the MSOD program as well as other courses in the School of Business as needed.

Other Qualifications:

Edgewood College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence — the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values — truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.

To apply: Applications MUST contain a substantive cover letter that specifically address how the candidate's experiences match the job position's responsibilities, required qualifications, and desired qualifications. A complete application packet MUST also include a recent curriculum vita/resume, five professional references with full contact information, three letters of support from references that clearly communicate why the job applicant is an excellent candidate for the position, copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a completed Edgewood College Application for Employment form (click Employment Application link on http://my.edgewood.edu/sites/services/HRE/nhpw/Wiki%20Pages/Home.aspx). The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, all application materials should be provided to the Human Resources Office by Thursday, November 30, 2017. Failure to submit all requested documents/information shall deem an application to be incomplete and will not be considered. Send your completed application packet to:

 

Edgewood College
Human Resources – MSOD
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711
E-mail: humanresources@edgewood.edu
Equal Opportunity Employer