• Assistant Professor of Marketing

    Posted: 01/15/2021

    Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing
    Shorter University, Rome, Georgia
    Business Administration in the Ledbetter College of Business
    Type of Position: Full Time
    About Shorter University:
    Shorter University’s mission is to advance God’s Kingdom through a commitment to academic excellence, spiritual growth, Christian leadership, and global service within the context of a biblical worldview. Our motto, “Transforming Lives through Christ”, guides Shorter’s exceptional academic programs, vibrant campus atmosphere, and Christ-centered community.
    The Ledbetter College of Business offers a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in the following concentrations: Computer Information Systems, General Business, Accounting, Management, Marketing, and Sport Management. Graduate degrees include an MBA, MBA with concentrations in Healthcare Management as well as Sport Management along with a Master of Accountancy, Master of Management, and a Master of Management with a concentration in Non-Profit Human Services. The Business Administration department also offers a minor for Shorter students seeking a major in another academic area, which includes Economics, Accounting, General Business, Management, Marketing, Business Law, and Sport Management. The College of Business is the largest academic college at Shorter University and is heavily involved in the Rome-Floyd Communities as well as the Northwest region of the state. The Marketing major has strong potential to become one of the top majors of the College of Business.
    Job Summary:
    The Shorter University Ledbetter College of Business Department of Business Administration invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Marketing with a start date of August 2021.
    The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, online and traditional, across the General Business curriculum. The successful candidate should have broad credentials to cover Marketing at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Practical experience is also preferred for individuals who can convey experiences into the classroom model. This individual will be a key constituent in the community and be involved in local business organizations and the local Chamber.
    Preferred Qualifications/Experience:
    • Terminal Degree in Marketing (DBA/PhD)
    • Practical work experience that will elevate academic instruction in the classroom.
    • Visionary leadership skills aiming towards the growth of the College of Business and recruitment of Marketing majors.  
    • Experience in undergraduate and graduate teaching at the college level.
    • Experience with online teaching, preferably in the Canvas delivery system
    • Advising college students through their degree plan to graduation
    Posting Date:
    January 11th, 2021
    Closing Date:
    Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately. Position will remain open until filled.
    Apply for Assistant Professor of Marketing using the link below:
    Upload a PDF of the following required documents
    - Curriculum Vitae
    - Statement of Faith
    - Letter of interest
    - Unofficial transcripts
    - Professional References
    Also, please send to Dr. Heath Hooper, Dean of the Ledbetter College of Business, hhooper@shorter.edu
    Shorter University is a Christ-centered University affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Mission Board and requires employees to be committed Christians.
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