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Associate Professor/Professor and Department Chair of Information Systems and Operations Management

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interviewees will be required to submit copies of transcripts for the highest related degree earned prior to the in-person interview. Original/Official transcripts will be required at time of hire.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Associate Professor/Professor and Department Chair of Information Systems and Operations Management
Additional Information

The Miller College is accredited by AACSB- International. Faculty is required to stay academically qualified by conducting scholarly research and publishing regularly in leading journals in their discipline and presenting at professional meetings. Faculty is also required to actively contribute professional service to the Department, the Miller College of Business, Ball State University, the profession, the regional business community and the State of Indiana.

FLSA Administrative Exemption
Hrs/Week 40
Length of Assignment Fiscal Year - FT Continuing Contract
Position Function

Serve as the chief executive of the department; plan, direct, and coordinate the academic, operational, personnel, budgetary, and student activities of the department; academic programs and in the maintenance of excellence in teaching, scholarly productivity or creative endeavor, and service. Teach as required by department needs; conduct scholarly research; perform service.

Minimum Education

Terminal degree in one of the program areas of the department; business analytics, information systems, decision sciences or closely related area.

Minimum Experience

Demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service commensurate with the rank of associate or full professor level.

Minimum Other

Evidence of leadership and communication skills; evidence of effective team building skills.

Preferred Education

Earned Ph.D. degree in business analytics, information systems, decision sciences, or closely related area.

Preferred Experience

Three years of academic department, college or university administrative experience.

Preferred Other

Skills in short and long-range strategic planning; demonstrated skills in hiring, supervising, evaluating, and promoting faculty and staff; demonstrates commitment to diversity.

Pre-Employment Screening Requires successful completion of a background check.
Positions Supervised

Administrative Coordinator and faculty.

EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

Department MCOB Deans Office:300010
Department Information

Duties & Responsibilities

Ranking 1
Job Duty

Serve as the department’s primary spokesperson and representative to the college, university, and external community.

Ranking 2
Job Duty

Provide leadership in the development and evaluation of academic programs and curriculum within the department.

Ranking 3
Job Duty

In cooperation with the faculty, engage in short-and-long range planning for the department.

Ranking 4
Job Duty

Act as fiscal agent for the department and allocate funds and resources in a manner designed to achieve excellence.

Ranking 5
Job Duty

Assign and schedule department courses and faculty members.

Ranking 6
Job Duty

Assign and review work, orient and train staff, and make recommendations in all areas related to supervision, including but not limited to interviewing and selection, compensation, discipline, performance appraisal, and training and career development of personnel.

Ranking 7
Job Duty

Provide recruitment and retention of excellent faculty.

Ranking 8
Job Duty

Be responsible for all matters relating to appointment, evaluation, promotion, and tenure of faculty members within the guidelines adopted by the department, college, and university.

Ranking 9
Job Duty

Administer the departmental evaluation policies concerning teaching, scholarly productivity and creative endeavor, and service.

Ranking 10
Job Duty

Act as advocate for high quality faculty members in matters concerning promotion, tenure, special assigned leaves, released time, etc.

Ranking 11
Job Duty

Remain academically qualified as per MCOB policy and ensure department compliance with AACSB accreditation standards. Encourage and assist faculty members in maintaining and renewing their academic and scholarly credentials.

Ranking 12
Job Duty

Evaluate continuously the level and rigor of material presented to and required of students.

Ranking 13
Job Duty

Supervise departmental advising, including policies and written materials.

Ranking 14
Job Duty

Provide day-to-day supervision of the department, including but not limited to, the following: establishment of appropriate office and conference hours by all teaching faculty; supervision of departmental appeal procedures; supervision of departmental meetings; supervision of departmental committee structures and assignments.

Ranking 15
Job Duty

Participate in student recruitment, placement, and recognition of superior student performance.

Ranking 16
Job Duty

Teach as required by departmental needs. As Chair, teach 6 semester hours each semester.

Ranking 17
Job Duty

Engage in scholarly or creative endeavor and professional service.

Ranking 18
Job Duty

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 201700108P
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 07/01/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 07/21/2017
Applications Accepted Through Date 10/21/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary

Interviewees will be required to submit copies of transcripts for the highest related degree earned prior to the in-person interview. Original/Official transcripts will be required at time of hire.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Doctorate Transcripts