The Director of the Business and Organizational Leadership (BOL) program provides vision and leadership for the BOL program, as well as serving as curriculum developer and instructor, interacting and advising students within the program, and teaching up to 7 courses per year (21 semester hours) within the disciplines of business and organizational leadership or in general education areas associated with the business program (e.g. economics).
The position will be open July 1, 2016.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide overall leadership for the program
Oversee development and refinement of the BOL curriculum
Advise and counsel students within the program
Assist in recruitment and evaluation of adjunct faculty within the discipline
Advise the library regarding acquisition and preservation of relevant materials (print and electronic)
Assist in the review of best practices in business in order to incorporate them into the curriculum based on the standards of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
Teach up to seven (7) courses per year (21 semester hours)
Supervise adjunct faculty as needed; Work within the program budget
Serve on assigned university committees
Assist in training students via internships and practicum experiences within the community and internationally
Attend faculty meetings and appropriate campus events including chapel, conferences, prayer sessions, etc.
Affirm annually the institution’s mission, doctrinal position, and community standards
Education and Training
An earned doctorate (PhD or DBA) in business from an accredited university is required.
Capable and committed to completing additional studies (if the individual does not already have) in Bible, theology, and/or servant leadership models in order to integrate the disciplines effectively for students in a biblical university
Experience in business law/or and related legal areas (e.g. corporations, government)
Experience in entrepreneurial or corporate business settings in the United States (with at least a three year work history in appropriate business settings)
Other relevant business and/or ministry experience (prefer someone with significant international/missions experience)
Multi-lingual ability preferred
Preference given to individuals with at least three years of experience teaching at the college level. Women and minorities encouraged to apply.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Dispositions Needed
Extensive knowledge of the disciplines associated with business operations, communications, management and organizational leadership
Ability to plan and provide creative and/or entrepreneurial vision for the program
Understands the needs and trends associated with traditional college age students as well as the business professionals in the community
Ability to confront and resolve conflicts when necessary
Understands international business and how “business as mission” strategies can be used in limited access countries
Understanding of and experience in business law and/or legal aspects relating to business and organizational leadership
Ability to develop links with business professionals in the community
Ability to work with an advisory group of business and mission executives
Ability to network with international strategists with nonprofit professionals
Commitment to CIU’s biblical university mission
Commitment to live within the standards of the CIU community