Assistant Professor, Business:

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Posting Details

Position Information
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Business Administration Department
Position Category Faculty
Job Summary To teach various courses within the business administration curriculum with a focus on management.
Duties and Responsibilities • To teach courses in the Business Administration curriculum.
• Engage in high-quality instruction in a diverse, inclusive and student-centered environment.
• Use technology to enhance instruction and communicate effectively with the campus community.
• Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college by participating in college-wide and departmental activities.
• Serve and/or lead departmental and college-wide, projects, taskforces
• Initiate, recommend, develop and implement programs that will grow the business department offerings.
• Conduct research as required to enhance instruction including new trends in teaching/learning modalities and business-related innovations/programs/certifications
• Deliver curriculum in a variety of modalities and locations
• Work collaboratively with peers and colleagues across the institution to enhance instruction and program offerings
Minimum Qualifications • Master’s degree in an area of Business required.
• Must be professionally qualified to teach courses in the management curriculum according to the standards of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Department of Business Administration is accredited by the ACBSP. The standards for accreditation of Associate Degree Schools and Programs can be found at:
• At least five years of college-level teaching experience required, preferably at the community college level. Past teaching experience in business management.
• At least seven years’ work experience in related business fields, demonstrating innovation in a project or related experience required.
• Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach to working with students and colleagues.
• Experience using technology to enhance instruction, manage classroom administrative tasks and communicate effectively with the campus community.
• Demonstrated ability to work with students with various learning styles, cultures, identities and life experiences.
• Be willing to travel and teach at multi-campus locations as required by department needs.
Preferred Qualifications • Demonstrated entrepreneurial and/or intrapreneurial experience
• Proven record of leading and implementing change or innovation
• Experience teaching in an entrepreneurial program or similar capstone course.
• Experience teaching courses in an online format.
Reports To Business Administration Department Chair
Campus Location Multi-Campus Locations
Work Schedule Academic
Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information Academic-year schedule; tenure-track position
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time
Permanent/Limited Position Permanent
Benefits Yes
Name of Bargaining Unit Union CCRIFA
Pay Grade N/A
Salary Range Hiring range: $43,305-50,985
Additional Salary Information Commensurate with education and experience
Civil Service List position No
Licenses, Tools and Equipment Must have access to and use of own transportation.
Environmental Conditions This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
Desired Start Date Spring 2019
Position End Date (if temporary or grant)
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1
Application Open Date 07/24/2018
Application Close Date (includes the grace period) 09/14/2018
Open Until Filled No
Comments CCRI Mission:
The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.
Special Instructions to Applicants The closing date to apply for this position is 9/14/18. This date includes a five-day grace period. Application materials will not be accepted after 11:59pm EST on 9/14/18.

1. Complete CCRI’s online application;
2. Attach a cover letter and resume;
3. Attach unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts from accredited colleges and universities;
4. Attach copies of recent student evaluations for the last three years.

Candidates must also submit within the application, contact information of two references. The two references will be automatically contacted once you submit your application materials. Each reference must submit a letter of recommendation (through the online process) by the application deadline.
If recommendation letters have not been received by the closing deadline, your application may be considered inactive.

Finalists will be required to provide official college transcripts.

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY: 401-825-2313.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master’s degree, or higher, in an area of Business?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please list your degree(s) earned:(Open Ended Question)
  3. * Are you professionally qualified to teach courses in the Management curriculum according to the standards of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least five years of college-level teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have previous experience teaching business management?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have teaching experience at the community college level?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have at least seven years’ work experience in related business fields, demonstrating innovation in a project or related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have experience teaching in an entrepreneurial program or similar capstone course?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have experience teaching courses in an online format?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Do you have demonstrated entrepreneurial and/or intrapreneurial experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * To improve CCRI’s advertising strategy, please let us know where you FIRST learned of this job opportunity? Please be specific when using web site or publication names (example: LinkedIn, HigherEdjobs, Chronicle, personal referral, etc.). Thank you.(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Student Evaluations

Optional Documents

  1. Other Document