Vacancy Re-AnnouncementDepartment: School of Business/Academic Programs and ServicesPay Level & Step: 36 / Steps 01-02Annual Salary: $51,528.98 - $53,332.49Location: As Terlaje Campus, SaipanOpening Date: September 29, 2022Closing Date: Until Filled
Nature of the Position
This position is a non-instructional faculty located in the School of Business Department, within the Academic Programs and Services (APS) division. The position reports to the Dean of APS, and is charged with the responsibility of assisting the College to fulfill its educational mission by managing all aspects of the School of Business Department operation and providing instruction in various Business courses.
- Master’s degree in Business Administration or Business-related field AND at least two (2) years of teaching and/or training experience that includes post-secondary or other professional level training in an education setting AND at least five (5) years of progressive management experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Contributes and promotes a positive and professional working environment and relationship with the college community and promotes a positive representation of the School of Business/APS Department and NMC.
- Must have experience in Program Review and Outcomes Assessment.
- Must have strong computer background including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, and database, preferably Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
- Able to communicate effectively with students, staff, faculties, and other college stakeholders.
- Demonstrate strong organizational skills and a high attention to detail.
- Capable of handling multiple tasks while maintaining composure under stressful conditions.
- Completes and prioritize tasks accurately and in a timely manner.
- Takes initiative and works both independently and cooperatively in a team environment.
- Must be able to present information in clear and professional manner.
- Contributes and promotes a positive and professional working environment and relationship with the college community and promotes a positive representation of the School of Business, Academic Programs and Services Division, and the College.
Duties & Responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Participates in Program Review and Outcomes Assessment (PROA) activities.
- Manages and provides quality assurance for all aspects of instruction within the School of Business Department.
- Acts as principal advisor to the Dean of APS on all matters relating to the management and program operations of the Department.
- Develops and administers the Department’s annual and long-term plans, including new academic programs, in line with the College’s mission, goals, and overall development plans.
- Has the overall responsibility for the preparation and revision of departmental degree and certificate programs, curriculum, course guides, and course syllabi. Reviews textbooks, tests, and other curricular materials for adoption.
- Provides department/program reports, budget input, and other information to the Dean of APS
- Maintains the Department’s financial, academic, personnel and other records.
- Develops, justifies, and manages Department’s budget within the guidelines set by the College; monitors financial expenditures of the Department and requests budget revisions when needed.
- Provides draft Department course schedules and faculty workloads to the Dean for review, approval, and coordination with overall program and institutional needs.
- Compiles and submits departmental book orders.
- Ensures that the Department’s facilities and equipment are adequately maintained.
- Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates ongoing programs and special activities, including community education, in conjunction with the Dean and other College administrative personnel.
- Schedules and chairs regular Department meetings.
- Observes classes taught by both full-time and adjunct Department faculty. Conducts annual performance evaluation of full-time faculty and assists them in the development and implementation of their annual Professional Development Plan.
- Recruits, reviews qualifications of, and certifies adjunct faculty to teach departmental curriculum, as necessary.
- Recommends recruitment venues to the Director of Human Resources (HR); makes hiring and other full-time personnel recommendations to the Dean and the Director of HR.
- Assists the Dean of APS in orientation of new full-time and adjunct Department faculty, and ensures ongoing assistance to such faculty.
- Supervises and advises Department faculty and staff regarding professional development, education, and training opportunities. Strives to improve program quality, teaching effectiveness, and professional competence. Leads ongoing departmental efforts to improve curriculum and the teaching—learning environment.
- Maintains a good working relationship with and among department personnel and other College employees.
- Provides academic advising to the Department’s students.
- Exhibits sensitivity to students’ personal, cultural, and gender differences in a non-threatening learning environment. Maintains office hours for consultation with students.
- Participates in departmental and institutional committee work and other college-wide activities as assigned by the Dean or by the NMC President.
- Teaches a total of six (6) credits courses in the Fall and a total of six (6) credits courses in the Spring. A total of twelve (12) credits per academic year.
- Responsible for coordinating the formation of the Business Program Advisory Council.
- Adheres to College policies and procedures.
- Provides effective phone etiquette and customer service skills.
- Works collaboratively with others and maintains a cooperative working environment.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
Essential Functions of the Position:
Must be able to frequently operate a computer and other office productivity machinery. The individual in this position will frequently communicate with students and their colleague(s) in order to exchange information in various situations. Occasionally lifts office products and supplies, weighing up to 20 Ibs.
The Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment may vary.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm on the closing date. Deadlines that fall on a non-business day will be extended to the next business day.
All post-secondary education degrees must be from a U.S. Department of Education recognized and accredited institution. It is our requirement that degrees be from a U.S.-accredited college or university. Foreign degrees may be accepted when accompanied with a credential evaluation report. A listing of authorized evaluation reports can be obtained at the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) website at http://www.naces.org/
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification (I-9) document form upon hire. Police/court clearance will be required upon job offer.