The Business Department of Briar Cliff University, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Business Administration position beginning August 2021. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in at least two of the following areas: Sport Marketing, Promotions, Event and Facility Management, and Sport Finance; and general undergraduate business-related courses. Minimum qualifications include an MBA degree or master’s level degree in Management, Finance, or related area with five years of teaching experience. The ideal candidate will have experience with advising undergraduate students and program accreditation and assessment. High value is placed on a team player who brings a variety of teaching interests and demonstrates knowledge of innovative learning technologies and program delivery, along with online teaching experience in a highly collaborative discussion-based asynchronous classroom. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence are required.
Perched on a scenic hilltop in northwest Iowa, Briar Cliff University is a liberal arts institution offering baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs and is home to more than 1,100 students. Since 1930, the University has educated students in the Franciscan tradition of service, caring, and openness to all. Grounded in faith and pursuit in higher learning, the liberal arts education from Briar Cliff shapes more than just students’ résumés—it shapes their character.
We invite applications for this position. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and the names and contact information for three references who will not be contacted without consent. These materials should be sent electronically to Tonia Abell, Human Resources Generalist, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Further information about this position may be found at www.briarcliff.edu/employment. EOE
Minimum qualifications include an MBA degree or master’s level degree in Management, Finance, or related area with five years of teaching experience. The ideal candidate will have experience with advising undergraduate students and program accreditation and assessment.
About Briar Cliff University
Briar Cliff University is a community committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective. In the Franciscan tradition of service, caring and openness to all, Briar Cliff emphasizes quality education for its students, combining a broad intellectual background with career development. The University challenges its members to grow in self-awareness and in their relationships to others and to God.