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Assistant/Associate Professor (TT) or Lecturer (NTT) specializing in Human Resource Management
Southern Utah University Cedar City, UT

Assistant/Associate Professor (TT) or Lecturer (NTT) specializing in Human Resource Management

Southern Utah University
Cedar City, UT
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job Description:

The Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business is seeking applicants for an Assistant/Associate Professor or a Lecturer to develop and provide instruction in a variety of human resources and management courses.

Topics could include: general management, introduction to human resources, talent acquisition and retention, training and organizational development, compensation and benefits management, employment law, etc. With a university focus on experiential learning and a growing MBA program, the successful candidate will provide quality learning experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students.

The Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business at Southern Utah University is accredited by AACSB International and offers bachelors degrees in business administration with ten different majors and several minors in different disciplines. Graduate programs include MBA, Master of Accounting, Master of Business Analytics, and a MAcc/MBA dual degree program.

Southern Utah University is a comprehensive, state-supported, regional graduate and undergraduate degree-granting institution located in Cedar City, Utah, with an enrollment of about 15,000 students. It is home to the Utah Shakespeare Festival and is surrounded by national parks, monuments, forests and wilderness areas that draw millions of visitors annually from around the world. The university is located about 2 hours from Las Vegas and 3 hours from Salt Lake City. SUU is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and the School of Business is committed to the principles underlying this policy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include the following:

  1. Provide excellent face-to-face and online instruction in undergraduate and graduate courses. Summer courses may be available to teach for additional compensation.
  2. Engage and mentor students in alignment with the mission and vision of the university and school.
  3. Serve as the advisor or co-advisor to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) organization.
  4. For Assistant/Associate professors, maintain an active research agenda which enhances classroom instruction. For Lecturers, sustain currency and relevance through continued professional business experience related to the candidate's background. All faculty members should meet scholarly and/or professional engagement requirements to maintain faculty qualifications in the appropriate AACSB category (Please see
    for a copy of the Leavitt School of Business Faculty Qualifications policy).
  5. Work closely with the Business Career Services Coordinator mentoring students in career exploration and securing employment.
  6. Work in a team-based environment, and provide service to the department, school, and university, and business industry.
  7. Attend School and University meetings and events.
  8. Demonstrate good communication skills and the ability to interact positively with faculty, staff, and students.
  9. Other duties as assigned by the administration.

In accordance with Utah State Code 53B-1-110, appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful passing of a background check.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  1. For the Lecturer position, an earned master's degree in Management or a closely-related field in required.
  2. Also, for the Lecturer position, a minimum of 8+ years of industry relevant experience is required.
  3. For the Assistant/Associate position, an earned doctorate in Management or Human Resources Management or a related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Excellent teaching skills in Human Resource and Management courses. Teaching experience could include experience in corporate settings (e.g., corporate training, public speaking, etc.).
  2. Previous experience with delivering online learning content, and familiarity with course management software, such as Canvas or Blackboard.

Documents needed to Apply:

  • Letter of interest, with clear indication of position being applied for.
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume.
  • Contact information for at least three references (at least one from industry) including name, organization & title, address, e-mail address, and phone number.
  • Teaching evaluations, and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness.
  • Any other supporting documents if available.
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy (please limit to 1 page).
  • Research statement for Assistant Professor candidates (please limit to 1 page).
  • Unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts will be requested upon hiring.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex (including sex discrimination and sexual harassment), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, military status, veteran status, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services. For more information or contact information, please visit

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Southern Utah University

Cedar City, UT
84720 USA

Posted date

18 days ago

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