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Job No. 139921

  • Job Title:
  • Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor - Management / Health Care Administration
  • Employer:
  • Saint Michaels College
  • Location:
  • Colchester , VT
  • Posting Date:
  • 05-Dec-2018
  • Description:
  • About Saint Michael's College:
    Saint Michael's College delivers a compelling, world-class education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our connected community allows students to form close relationships with each other and accomplished faculty and staff members, providing an ideal learning environment where they have the space and support to challenge themselves and their peers. As a fully residential college located minutes from Burlington, one of the country's top-rated college towns, Saint Michael's offers an unparalleled mix of academic, spiritual, cultural, service and wilderness experiences. Saint Michael's is among the elite ranks of only 283 colleges and universities nationwide allowed to host a Phi Beta Kappa national honor society chapter on campus, making it clear why Newsweek magazine labeled the college a "hidden treasure" that "deserves more national recognition." The College is included in the Princeton Review's Best 379 Colleges, earning a spot on the Green College Honor Roll for demonstrating a strong commitment to sustainability. Surrounded by the beautiful Green Mountains and Lake Champlain, and only 3.5 hours from Boston and 1.5 hours from Montreal, the area offers abundant recreational and cultural opportunities. To learn more, visit smcvt.edu.


    Job Description:
    Introduction:
    Saint Michael's College recently approved new programs in Health Science, Public Health and a minor in Health Care Administration. The Department of Business Administration and Accounting (DBAA) invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor OR an Instructor of Management and Health Care Administration beginning Fall 2019 for a full-time 3-year term. There is potential for conversion to tenure-track (for Assistant Professor rank) or renewal (for Instructor rank) during or at the end of the term. To be eligible for a potential conversion to tenure-track, Visiting Assistant Professor candidates must show evidence of achieved and/or potential published peer-reviewed scholarship. Consideration is given to candidates who are accomplished leaders in their academic/professional community.

    The department offers a full range of courses to support majors and minors in both Business Administration and Accounting, as well as upper-level electives in accounting, finance, international business, management and marketing. On average about 20% of the college's students choose one or both of the department's majors.

    Job Description:
    The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build the Health Care Administration minor and design appropriate courses related to three content areas: health care management, health care financial analysis, and health care industry analysis. Specific teaching assignments and responsibilities will be based on the successful candidate's field of expertise and will include both introductory and upper level management and Health Care Administration ("HC") courses. Candidates must be able to teach in at least two of the content areas. Examples of courses may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Management:
    Overview of Healthcare Systems Management
    Health Care Project Management

    Financial Analysis:
    Healthcare Accounting
    Healthcare Financial Management
    Analysis of Health Care Information Systems

    Health Care Industry Analysis
    Integrative Business Strategy for Health Services
    Health Care System Design and Innovation
    Health Care Law

    The successful candidate will receive an advising load of approximately 30 students and teach six courses per year. The candidate will teach at least one HC course plus one or two DBAA required courses each semester. The successful candidate will demonstrate promise of departmental and institutional collegiality and citizenship which will include student advising, participation in department and college meetings/assignments, program and curricular development, teamwork and effective communication skills, and periodic mentoring/coaching student teams or associations. Innovative approaches to teaching, including those employing technology and experiential learning, are welcomed. Additionally he or she will be able to demonstrate a commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity in their work and teaching.

    Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), employee and dependent tuition benefits, and discounted gym membership.


    Requirements:
    Candidates for the rank of Assistant Professor must have a PhD or DBA in a related management / health care field completed by March 1, 2020. Candidates for the Instructor rank must have an earned graduate degree in business or health care administration with significant industry experience. All candidates should list applicable management and health care administration-related professional certifications.
    Demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence preferred.
    The ideal candidate will possess the ability and interest to teach in other related areas of the department's general business administration program, such as managerial ethics, management, marketing, business strategy, and/or an experiential course: internship or organizational problem solving.
    Ability to demonstrate a commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity in their work and teaching.
    Demonstrate an ability to effectively collaborate with Business Administration and Accounting faculty and Admissions staff for curricular, programmatic, and student development initiatives including recruiting, mentoring and advising.
    An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
  •  Contact information:
  • Saint Michaels College
  • Colchester, VT 5439
  • United States
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