Business Administration, Management, Strategic Management
The College of Business and Economics (COBE) at Boise State University offers four distinct Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programs – Career Track MBA, Professional MBA, Online MBA and Executive MBA. These programs are designed to prepare students for strategic business leadership and collaborative decision-making. Curriculum is tailored in each program to provide a relevant, applicable education for students at every level of their career.
Over the past six years, MBA programs have grown substantially – across both online and in-person populations. A critical part of each MBA program is the capstone course experience. For every MBA student, the culminating capstone course integrates prior course learning and provides the opportunity to solve strategic challenges. Successful coaching and engagement between faculty and students in these capstone courses is essential.
The MBA Programs Clinical Associate Professor will work directly with MBA program directors regarding MBA curriculum integration, especially in capstone courses. This Professor will teach in capstone courses for the Career Track, Professional and/or Online MBA programs. For promotion purposes, this Professor will be housed within a COBE department appropriate to their PhD. discipline area. This position will be offered on a 10-month contract with opportunity to teach during summer sessions for additional compensation. Assistant or Associate designation will be offered based upon qualifications.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaching load is likely 2-4 or 3-3 depending upon specific program needs. Specifically, course load could include BUSMBA 555 (Online MBA Capstone), MBA 527 & 528 (Career Track MBA Capstone) and/or MBA 567 & 570 (Professional MBA Capstone).
Teaching load would be primarily graduate-level (MBA) courses,
Service and Administrative Responsibilities (20%):
Contributes to the MBA program assessment process. Works collaboratively with program directors and faculty to collect, analyze and distribute assessment data via an annual report.
Assists with the facilitation of the MBA program continuous improvement process. This process assures that programs are meeting student learning goals and outcomes through curriculum changes / additions / improvements.
Propose changes as needed to operations, marketing, and/or curriculum for MBA program improvements. Lead and/or assist with professional development and workshops for MBA teaching faculty.
Helps to provide coordination, continuity and consistency throughout MBA programs with additional faculty involvement.
Assists with student recruiting and marketing as needed.
Creates and fosters relationships with the local business community on behalf of COBE and the MBA Programs. Collaborates with stakeholders to source and execute capstone consultancy projects and explores potential for student internships and other collaborative opportunities.
Maintain “SA – Scholarly Academic” faculty designation for AACSB accreditation purposes. This requires publication of two Peer Reviewed Journal articles or one Peer Reviewed publication and other substantial scholarly contributions such as scholarly books, chapters in edited volumes and invited book chapters, published by reputable publishers, within a five-year rolling period.
Remain current and identify emerging trends in areas relevant to graduate business programs.
1+ years of experience teaching in Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs
1+ years of experience teaching both online and in-person
5+ years of professional experience in a senior business leadership role
Terminal degree in any business, economics or related field (PhD, DBA, JD)
3+ years of experience teaching in Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs
8+ years of professional experience in a senior business leadership role
Existing connections or ability to create professional relationships in the Treasure Valley business community
2+ publications within the last 5 years, and other evidence of established research program / pipeline
The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Passion for furthering business education at a graduate level.
Knowledge and interest in curriculum integration and capstone experiences for students.
Extensive understanding of adult learning theory and online learning best practices.
Ability to create relevant, applicable course curriculum that is appropriate for working professionals.
Experience balancing and completing multiple work projects and responding to rapidly changing priorities.
Ability to actively listen and appropriately respond to students, colleagues, and leadership.
Work effectively both independently and as a member of a team. Willingly take direction, remain open and amenable to input, and quickly learn and share new knowledge and skills.
Exemplify professionalism and integrity.
Thrive, engage, and work effectively in a dynamic, highly collaborative, results-driven, and interactive environment.
Interest, experience, and/or ability to promote cultural competency and/or diversity
Required Application Materials: Please submit:
A cover letter indicating your interest in Boise State University and qualifications for this position
A CV that includes:
Academic and industry employment history (including dates of employment)
A summary of teaching experience (courses taught indicating undergraduate/graduate and face to face/online, brief course descriptions)
A list of three references
Evidence of recent MBA teaching excellence
Internal Number: 190542
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