Organization Communication and Information Systems
The Department of Management at California State University, San Bernardino invites applications from a diverse group of qualified applicants for a tenure track position in Business Communications beginning August 2020. Rank is Assistant Professor. Successful candidates will join a growing, dynamic department and be committed to teaching, scholarship and student success. As a part of the AACSB accredited Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Adminstration (JHBC), the Management department serves more than 1,000 students in three (3) undergraduate programs and two MBA concentrations. The Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration (JHBC), which is accredited by AACSB and NASPAA, consists of five academic departments: Accounting and Finance, Information and Decision Science, Management, Marketing, and Public Administration.
California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is located in San Bernardino, 60 miles east of Los Angeles. CSUSB (a Hispanic Serving Institution) serves approximately 20,000 students. CSUSB offers programs through the colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Public Administration, Education, Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. We offer 47 undergraduate, 35 graduate and one doctoral degree as well as 13 programs with national accreditation.
CSUSB actively encourages qualified applicants to apply who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population and advancing student success through highly engaged, high impact educational practices. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups. CSUSB is committed to improving our University’s diversity with regard to race, sex, religion, sexual orientation, culture, and physical ability.
Expectations for the position include teaching Business Communications and potentially related courses (e.g. Management, Organizational Behavior) at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and significant participation in program development and leadership. Preferred candidates will be expected to meet the traditional requirements of excellence in teaching, active scholarly and professional work, and service to the University and community. We are seeking candidates who have a passion for teaching Business Communications and a willingness to mentor and coach students. Candidates must also have a strong interest and skills that enable them to participate in building curriculum, developing innovative academic and experiential programs, taking on leadership roles within the department and developing and maintaining relationships with the local business community. It is also expected that the person filling this position will play an active role in maintaining student engagement, advisement of students in the Management concentration, and serving on department, college and university-wide committees.
Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff and students across a wide range of disciplines.
In addition, new faculty are encouraged to develop and participate in activities that support the University's strategic plan. This plan emphasizes: a) student success; b) faculty and staff success; c) stewarding resources; d) community engagement and partnerships; and, e) enhancing the campus identity. CSUSB's Strategic Plan is available at https://www.csusb.edu/strategic-plan.
An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in the area of Communication Studies, Business Communications or a closely related field.
Ideal candidates have prior experience, teaching and publication record in the area of Communications with a minimum of one year as an instructor, two peer-reviewed journal articles, and two years of professional (non-academic) work experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Priority will be given to those candidates who (a) have significant prior professional, consulting or business experience in the field; (b) substantive teaching experience in Business Communications in a teaching mission environment; (c) Extensive experience teaching and mentoring a diverse student population; (d) have demonstrated teaching excellence and evidence of publication record or a promising stream of research; and (e) have experience in building academic and/or Center-based programs in the the area of Business Communications.
Your application will require the following documents:
1) Curriculum Vitae
2) Cover Letter that includes: a. A statement of your teaching philosophy and strategies. b. A statement of any prior business or professional experience. c. A statement of your research/professional accomplishments and goals and impact of past activities. d. A statement of how your experience meets the Preferred Qualifications, including evidence of teaching experience, prior professional business or consulting experience, published research, and activity in building academic and/or Center based programs in Business Communications.
e. A statement of how you might contribute to CSUSB's Strategic Plan.
3) If available, evidence of teaching effectiveness such as teaching portfolios, reports on teaching observations, and/or student evaluations of teaching.
4) Unofficial copies of all post-secondary degree transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).
5) Reference List - names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) referees whom we may contact to obtain letters of recommendation.
6) A Diversity Statement, which may include your interpretation of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and must include specific examples of how your background and your educational and/or professional experiences have prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 1,000 words).
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictlnterest.html.