Assistant/Associate Professor, Construction Management/Program Director (Regular, Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track)

This position promotes and supports the learning experience of Marian University students by, overseeing the curriculum, strategic planning, and assisting with marketing strategies for the program.

Marian University is a Catholic applied liberal arts community that values diverse spiritual traditions. Sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Agnes, Marian University engages students in the education of the whole person. We embrace justice and compassion to transform lives for professional service and leadership in the global community.

Marian University invites applicants for the position of Program Director and Assistant Professor of Construction Management, starting January 2023, or as early thereafter as possible. Successful candidates will have a strong commitment to undergraduate education, student engagement, and service to the university and community. Marian University is an institution that values innovative teaching, advising, and mentoring. All faculty participate in advising and mentoring, with other related duties as assigned.

Teaching responsibilities include four courses each semester. Candidates should exhibit skill and enthusiasm in teaching undergraduates, in developing innovative experiential learning opportunities in the surrounding community, and in a willingness to participate in all phases of program, department, and university activities; including recruitment of students. Normal credit load is 12 credits per semester (fall & spring semesters).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Teach courses throughout the curriculum in the Business programs in on-campus modes, following the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) accreditation standards within the Construction Management program. Examples include Introduction to Construction Management, Building Codes, OSHA Safety & Risk Management, Construction Planning, Cost Estimating, and Contracts, etc.
  • Engage in professional or academic activities in campus-based, local, regional or broader communities in an effort to make a positive impact and advance the recognition and reputation of Marian University.
  • Actively engage in developing and maintaining relationships in the construction-management community to enhance internship and placement opportunities for Marian University students.
  • Actively participate in on-campus and off-campus professional development activities to build collaborations between Marian University faculty and external partners.
  • Be actively involved in student advising and mentoring, assessment and assurance of learning, curriculum design and revision, as well as committee service at all levels of the institution.
  • Establish, develop, and maintain positive relationships in the Construction Management industry, to promote internships, and the hiring of Marian University graduates within the industry.
  • Demonstrate the ability and willingness to work with diverse populations.
  • Strictly honor the privacy, security and confidentiality of student records and other sensitive information according to state, federal, and college regulations, policies and procedures.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills: 

  • Master’s degree in Business, Construction Management, or related field of study.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the potential to engage in professional activity that supports the teaching mission of the institution.
  • Willingness to support the Mission and Core Values of Marian University.

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • An earned doctorate in in Business, Construction Management, or related field of study.
  • Knowledge of ACCE accreditation standards.
  • Experience with accreditation process and procedures.
  • In addition to the construction-management background, experience in any of the following areas: management, leadership, business, finance, accounting, or technology.
  • Experience in online teaching.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of transcripts, and the names, email address and telephone numbers of three references to muapplicants@marianuniversity.edu. Please place “Assistant/Associate Professor, Construction Management/Program Director” in the subject line of the email.

Applications received by November 18, 2022, will receive full consideration.  Review of applications will continue, thereafter, until the position is filled.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Transforming lives through academic excellence, innovation and leadership. Marian University is a community committed to learning, dedicated to service and social justice, and joined together by spiritual traditions.

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the receipt of criminal background and reference check information; and the determination that the candidate remains eligible and suitable for employment.

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