Lubbock Christian University

Management Professor

Functional Title: Faculty, Full-Time, Tenure-track
Classification: Exempt
Division: Academics
Department: School of Business
Reports To: Dean, School of Business
Primary Function: Faculty

Position: Tenure-track faculty (on campus only) position in Management, nine-month appointment (with potential summer employment)

School of Business: The LCU School of Business offers bachelor’s programs in Accounting, AgriBusiness, Economics, Finance, Marketing, General Business, Management, Managerial Leadership (online) and Integrated Business Technologies. The Integrated Business Technologies programs offer bachelor’s degrees in Information Systems and Technology, Management of Information Systems, Web Design and Digital Media Applications. The School of Business also offers a Master of Accounting program. The School of Business is the largest academic area at LCU with 290+ students and is accredited by ACBSP.

Major Responsibilities:

Applicants must be committed to undergraduate education and show promise of becoming an exceptional teacher who values mentoring and advising students. A normal teaching load is twelve-hours per semester. This faculty position would be teaching Management classes in both traditional settings as well as on-line formats. Scholarly activity, service, and other responsibilities as assigned are also expected of the successful applicant.

In addition, successful applicants will be expected to:

  • Advise and mentor students.
  • Work cooperatively with a small, dedicated, and close-knit faculty and staff
  • Participate in department class scheduling.
  • Assist with program assessment.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in curriculum review and integration.
  • Possess and exhibit qualities of professionalism, integrity, self-motivation.

Qualifications:

An earned doctorate in Business Management or a related field is preferred. Persons without a doctorate but with a master’s degree, relevant experience, and a commitment to pursue a doctorate in Management or a related field may be considered. A successful candidate will have prior teaching experience at the university level including both traditional and online delivery and be able to provide evidence ofexperience in Management, Leadership, Business Strategy, Organizational Behavior, or Human Resources. All qualified applicants must be professing Christians and be willing to support the Christian mission and purpose of the university.

Application Procedure:

Interested applicants must complete an online application. Submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vita, official transcripts of all university work, and four separate and unique documents detailing the applicant’s: 1) philosophy of the integration of faith and learning, 2) philosophy of teaching, 3) philosophy of scholarly activity, and 4) philosophy of service as email attachments to Dean C. Tracy Mack, School of Business. Three letters of recommendation should be sent by references directly to Dean Mack. The search begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled or closed.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available include medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403-B retirement plan with a matching option, and tuition benefits for employees and dependents.

The University:

Lubbock Christian University is a private, doctoral-level university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1957 and located in Lubbock, Texas, LCU is affiliated with the Churches of Christ. LCU is accredited by the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Colleges and is a member of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities. Currently, 86 full-time faculty members serve approximately 1660 undergraduate and graduate students on the LCU campus located in west Lubbock. Lubbock is a vibrant city with a population of about 250,000. Lubbock is the educational, medical, retail and entertainment center of the southern high plains of Texas.

Disclaimer:

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; an employee will also perform other related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and/or other management as required. LCU reserves the right to revise or change job duties, required skills or qualifications as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.