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Assistant Professor of Business, 9 Month

  • Jackson, Tennessee, United States
  • Faculty
  • Faculty - 9/10 Month
  • Closing on: Feb 10 2023

Title: Assistant Professor of Business, 9 Month

Institution: Jackson State Community College

Job Summary

This is a 9-month, term contract position. Specific teaching assignments vary from semester to semester by departmental needs. The standard teaching load is 15 credit hours per semester. This will include evening or other non-traditional schedule hours, and may include online, distance, dual-enrollment and off-campus classes.

Job Duties

  • 75% - • Teach business, administrative office and/or hospitality courses; day, night, hybrid and Web offerings as assigned. • Work with course leads and/or program directors and/or department chairs to ensure consistent and equitable student experiences. • Utilize the college's learning management system to provide course materials to students. • Utilize the college's learning management system for providing timely feedback and continuously keeping students aware of their progress in the course. • Utilize the college's learning management system to establish and communicate clearly defined grading procedures and standards • Post updated department syllabi in the college's learning management system prior to the first day of class. • Regularly check email (JSCC and eLearn) and departmental mailbox. • Respond to emails/messages within 24 hours except on the weekend. • Use evaluations, professional development and theories and principles of learning to revise and update content, objectives and instructional strategies. • Use alternative instructional strategies where appropriate. • Participate in the ACBSP accreditation process. • Engage in departmental institutional effectiveness activities • Perform record-keeping responsibilities related to teaching and advising. • Respond in a timely fashion to all reasonable deadlines. • Comply with all college and TBR policies and guidelines. - (Essential)
  • 10% - • Be available to students by maintaining office hours, which are reasonably convenient and posted at the beginning of each term. • Be knowledgeable of College policies, procedures and assistance available to students. • Assist advisees with following their desired business program of study. • Hold conferences with students as needed. • Participate in advising and outreach events at the college. - (Essential)
  • 7.5% - • Serve on committees and task forces as approved by supervisors. • Use professional knowledge and skills to contribute to local and professional community activities whenever appropriate. • Attend faculty and advisory committee meetings as scheduled. • Contribute to the advancement of institutional goals through appropriate individual goals. • Attend graduation. - (Essential)
  • 7.5% - • Participate in annual professional development activities. - (Marginal)

Minimum Qualifications

• Master's Degree in a business discipline (business administration) with 18 graduate semester hours in management, marketing or information systems from a regionally accredited college or university.

Preferred Qualifications

• Special attention given to candidates that also have earned 18 graduate semesters hours in Accounting, Economics and/or Supply Chain/Logistics.
• Three years of college level teaching experience.
• Three years of business management experience, preferably first-hand entrepreneurial and/or hospitality experience.

Pay Rate: $49,013 - $58,815 Annual salary depending on eligible experience which is defined by the current compensation plan.


Closing Date: February 9th, 2023

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position we require an attached resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts.   

A completed satisfactory background check will be required before hire. 

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