Assistant Professor, College of Management

Metropolitan State University

Metropolitan State University

Posted on Friday, November 4, 2022
Position Information
Classification Title Faculty
Working Title Assistant Professor, College of Management
Hire Types Faculty
Division Academic Affairs 2
Department Management
Unit Marketing, Supply Chain Operations and Int'l Business
Location St. Paul Campus
FLSA Exempt
Full/Part Time Full Time
FTE 1.0
Employment Condition Probationary
Work Shift
Work Schedule/Hours/Days
Posting Details

Metropolitan State University, a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, is seeking to hire one or two Assistant Professors.These are full-time probationary positions within the Marketing, Supply Chain Operations, and International Business Department and will start on August 15, 2022.
We are the urban, public, comprehensive university in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area where the faculty, staff and students of Metropolitan State will reflect the area’s rich diversity, build a culturally competent and anti-racist learning community, and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to civic engagement.
Metropolitan State University provides an excellent, inclusive and engaging education to eliminate opportunity gaps and lead our communities to a prosperous and equitable future. Metropolitan State University is a five-time recipient of the Insight into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, most recently in 2021. Federally recognized as a Minority Serving Institution, we serve more than 10,000 post-traditional learners, two-thirds of whom identify as belonging to communities of color or American Indian nations, are first in their family to attend college, and/or are eligible for Pell Grants. Since we do not operate residential facilities, Metropolitan State University students all commute to class locations across the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area. Metropolitan State is recognized by CollegeNet as a leading higher education promoter of social mobility for students (Ranked #39 out of 1449 in 2020). We offer programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. We provide accessible, high quality liberal arts, professional and graduate education with continued emphasis on marginalized groups, including adult learners. Recognized in 2008 and 2014 by the Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement and named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the university is committed to academic excellence and community engagement through curriculum, teaching scholarship and services designed to support an urban mission. As a member of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, Metropolitan State University is actively working to achieve the Equity 2030 goal of the system, with a strategic direction to close disparities among student groups that focus on academic programs, policies and procedures, and effective student support.
The University’s 2020-2024 strategic plan core theme is ”Building a Resilient, Student Ready University.”
Metropolitan State University has responded to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic by offering nearly all of its courses in a fully online format for the 2020-2021 academic year, limiting any in-person instruction to courses for which in-person learning is essential for students to achieve the learning outcomes. The Fall 2021 semester adds in-person offerings but includes more online or remote courses than typically offered before the beginning of the pandemic. We anticipate that Spring 2022 will also expand in-person offerings to more of our “normal” offerings. Students can fully access student support services and library support either in-person or online. All interviews for these positions will be conducted remotely.
Visit the Metropolitan State University website to learn more about us, our programs, and our students. Learn more about Minnesota State Colleges and Universities at their website.

The School/Academic Department:Together, the three major curricular disciplines in this department – Marketing, Supply Chain Management and Operations, and International Business – represent a significant part of an organization’s daily operations. Separately, each of these three disciplines focuses on a unique set of skills and knowledge that are critical in today’s business environment. Whether pursing a degree in marketing, in supply chain and operations, or in international business, our graduates are prepared to create value in any industry from manufacturing and retail to advertising and marketing agencies, or to global business entities of every type.
Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type Annual
Bargaining Unit/Plan 209, IFO
Job Description
Faculty members are expected to:
  • Demonstrate ability to teach Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Project Management, and/or Business or Supply Chain Analytics courses effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Engage in scholarly research or creative achievement
  • Provide evidence of continuing preparation and study
  • Contribute to student growth and development through advising and assistance
  • Engage in service to the university and community
  • Deliver courses via multiple formats (in-person, hybrid, online, and hyflex), varying times (daytime and evening), and at multiple locations
Outstanding candidates will demonstrate a commitment to serving a culturally diverse student body through delivering a student-centered education in a liberal arts and sciences context and will possess the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals.
Required Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Earned doctorate in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Marketing with a logistics / distribution emphasis, or closely related academic fields.
  • Minimum of two years of teaching experience at the post-secondary level in supply chain management, operations management, project management, or business or supply chain analytics.
  • Ability to teach courses incorporating appropriate software such as Excel, SAP, or R.
  • Minimum of one publication in a refereed journal related to supply chain management, operations management, or project management.
  • Communication skills (written & verbal) to communicate with a variety of persons and groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an institution with a culturally, economically and linguistically diverse workforce.
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Earned doctorate from an AACSB, ACBSP, or equivalently accredited school.
  • Candidates with doctorates in related fields also have an earned MBA or equivalent degree.
  • One year of online teaching experience in supply chain management, operations management, project management, or business or supply chain analytics.
  • Outstanding/Excellent communication skills (written & verbal) to communicate with a variety of persons and groups
Other Requirements
Notice: In accordance with the Minnesota State Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to Minnesota State’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a motor vehicle records check.
For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: https://www.metrostate.edu/students/support/safety

Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience, and is determined by the salary placement process as outlined in the Inter Faculty Organization (IFO) Master Agreement.
* Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at: https://www.minnstate.edu/system/working/docs/contracts/2019-2021%20IFO%20Contract_Final.pdf
Terms of the collective bargaining agreement have recently been updated and it is anticipated that the 2021-2022 agreement will be approved by the legislature. The terms of the negotiated settlement and other current information on the IFO, can be found at www.ifo.org
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