The Department of Business and Management seeks applicants for a full-time, non-tenure-track term contract position effective August 2017, for assistant/associate/full professor position in the area of Marketing. Vanguard seeks professionals of Christian faith who are committed to integration of faith and learning in their respective fields. The applicants must have demonstrated teaching ability, commitment to scholarship, and a commitment to working with and encouraging diversity.
Teach undergraduate coursework in marketing and other courses that they are qualified to teach.
Transfer knowledge including theory, practical skills, methods and techniques in his/her related field.
Challenge thinking, foster debate and develop the ability of students to engage in critical discourse and thinking.
Participate in general faculty roles in areas including advising and committee service.
Participate in the building of an innovative Christian university.
Take part in department and university decision-making and governance.
Exercise academic leadership in the design and development of curricula.
Collaborate with department faculty in curriculum implementation, student support, and continuous program improvement.
Assist with development of new initiatives and delivery systems.
Assist with facilitation of continuing accreditation through participation in professional development opportunities and in the preparation of program review documents and assessment processes.
Assist in building relationships with Orange County businesses and employers; assist with continuous strengthening of program links to and service to the community.
Identify risks to the organization within the department and discuss risk reduction options with immediate supervisor.
Preferably, candidates should have an earned doctorate (or be in the final stages of his/her dissertation) in marketing or related discipline.
Documented high level of teaching competencies, minimum two years of undergraduate level teaching experience, 5+ years industry experience preferred.
Demonstrated excellence in engaging and supporting all students in the learning process.
Understanding of and appreciation for a Christian worldview and experience of and commitment to the spiritual development of students through the integration of faith and learning.
Strong record of teamwork, collaboration, communication and interpersonal skills.
Successful experience of working in multicultural educational contexts.
Knowledge of and experience with online learning preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience and includes a generous benefits package.
Vanguard University is a regionally ranked, private, Christian university of liberal arts and professional studies. Located ten minutes from Newport Beach and an hour from Los Angeles, Vanguard equips students for a Spirit-empowered life of Christ-focused leadership and service. Vanguard is committed to academic excellence, boasting small class sizes that are designed to cultivate lasting professo...r-mentor relationships that enhance the learning process. Named a top 10 Baccalaureate College in the West by U.S. News & World Report, Vanguard offers more than 30 degrees and certificates through its undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies programs. Vanguard seeks qualified applicants who are highly committed to professional excellence in advancing Vanguard’s core mission in a way that serves God and honors the Christian faith.