Assistant Adjunct Professor in Management and Organizational Development (Full Time)
About Mills College: Located in Oakland, California, in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mills College is a liberal arts college for women and gender non-binary students, with graduate programs for all genders. Consistently ranked one of the top master's universities and one of the best value colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report, Mills also has been named one of the Best Colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The Mills experience is distinguished by small, interactive classes, one-on-one attention from exceptional faculty, a culture of creative experimentation, and cutting-edge interdisciplinary learning opportunities which empower students to make a statement in their careers and communities. As one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, we have a strong record of academic success with first-generation students, students of color, Latinx students, LGBTQ students, and other underrepresented students. Mills College has recently become a Hispanic Serving Institution. Applicants with expertise and experience in supporting and promoting success for Latina/o students are encouraged to apply.
Mills College encourages diversity in hiring and particularly welcomes applications and nominations from women, gender non-binary individuals, and minorities. Mills College seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice and our desire to maintain the excellence of our faculty. In so doing, we offer our students not only the opportunity to learn about varied disciplines but to engage with diverse perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. For more information, please visit https://www.mills.edu/
The Department of Business Administration in the Lorry I. Lokey School of Business & Public Policy at Mills College seeks a full-time adjunct faculty member in Organizational Development with specialization in issues around diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice. Candidates who look at organizational leadership from a Latinx, African American, and/or LGBTQ lens are particularly encouraged to apply. Our business degree programs are distinguished by their focus on equity and justice, by the rich diversity of backgrounds and experiences our students bring, and by our small size which fosters a sense of community among students, faculty, and staff.
The Business Administration department offers an undergraduate Business Administration major and minor and, at the graduate level, an MBA, a Master of Management, and joint MBA degrees with Public Policy and Education. These programs share Mills College's commitment to equity and social justice and serve an unusually diverse student population. Mills admits women and gender non-binary students to its undergraduate programs, and 58% of Mills undergraduates self-identify as LGBTQ. 67% of Business Administration majors identify as students of color. Among graduate management students, about 85% self-identify as women, 65% are students of color, and there is also a substantial LGBTQ population. The person in this position will teach 5 courses per academic year, including the required organizational development courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Other courses would depend on the expertise of the person filling the position and could include undergraduate, graduate, and/or multiple-level courses in diversity, equity, and inclusion; ,business and society; social impact; or innovation and organizational change.
In addition, the person in this position will provide service to the Business Administration department, the Lokey School of Business & Public Policy, and Mills College. Service duties include advising up to 20 students, participating in faculty discussions regarding curriculum and assessment, and serving as a resource to other faculty regarding issues of diversity, inclusion, social justice, and multiculturalism.
This is a one academic year renewable contract position to begin in August 2020.
Requirements: Candidates should have:
An earned doctorate in Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, or a closely related field
Demonstrated expertise and interest in issues around identity, diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience teaching in a higher education setting with a diverse student population
Additional Information: This is a full-time, exemptposition. Salary is commensurate with experience, andincludes an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with college-matching after 6 month qualifying period. Staff members also receive free admission to campus events, use of the pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. Tuition remission is also available after an introductory period. Voluntary benefits include: pet insurance, long-term care insurance, legal-assistance insurance, cellular provider discounts and computer hardware discounts.
Mills College does not permit discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. For more information on Mills' non-discrimination policy, please go to https://www.mills.edu/policies/ada-policies/nondiscrimination-statement.php.
There are relocationfunds associated with this position. Please note that this position is not eligible for sponsorship of employment visas.
All positions are subject to a background check. Prior to the first date of employment, an applicant's background check must be cleared.
Application Instructions: Submit the following documents at the link below
Current Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter explaining interest in this position
Names and Contact Information for 3 References
Teaching Portfolio which includes: - Statement of Teaching Philosophy - Diversity Statement - Sample Syllabus - Sample Assignment - Student Evaluations of Teaching
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Review of applicants will begin immediately; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.