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Assistant Professor of Management

St. John Fisher College
United States, New York, Rochester
3690 East Avenue (Show on map)
June 17, 2024
Position Details
Posting Summary

Position Title Assistant Professor of Management
Status Tenure Track
St. John Fisher University is an independent, liberal arts institution that provides a transformative education to approximately 3,800 undergraduate, master's, and doctoral students each year. Across its five Schools, Fisher offers nearly 40 majors in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, business, education, and nursing; 11 pre-professional programs; and master's and doctoral programs in business, nursing, education, pharmacy, and public health. The University's residential campus boasts a robust living and learning community and a successful intercollegiate athletics program. Fisher is a community where all are welcome, regardless of religious or cultural background.

The University continues to honor its founders, the Congregation of St. Basil, by embracing their motto, "Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge." We are located in Pittsford, N.Y., seven miles outside of the city of Rochester. The campus is situated on 164 park-like acres-a beautiful setting for a warm, friendly campus community.

The School of Business, Fisher's first professional School created in 2002, houses undergraduate programs in accounting, finance, management, and marketing as well as an MBA. Home to more than 500 undergraduate students majoring across the undergraduate disciplines and nearly 100 graduate students in the MBA, the School of Business is known and respected for preparing job-ready and career-focused students. The School of Business has been accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) since April 2003. AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting, and is the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business programs. It represents a rigorous peer review of a school's practices against globally set standards and plays an important role in recruiting faculty and students.
Job Responsibilities
We are seeking an enthusiastic and passionate Assistant Professor of Management with expertise in organizational behavior and leadership for our AACSB accredited business school in Rochester, NY. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in multiple modalities (i.e., in person, online, and hybrid) covering topics in one or more of the following areas: organizational behavior, leadership, and human resources related courses; conducting academic research in any of these areas; and fulfilling service obligations to the University, Rochester business community, and the academy in the OB/HR disciplines.
The successful candidate will be a dynamic academic or professional who enjoys working in a fast-adapting, multidisciplinary environment and who shows enthusiasm for collaborating with colleagues within the department and school as well as across disciplines.

  • Teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses focusing on organizational behavior, leadership, and/or human resources management.
  • Conduct and publish original, discipline-based scholarship in refereed journals to enable ongoing classification as "Scholarly Academic" under the guidelines of AACSB International.
  • Maintain an active research agenda.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with students, advising and mentoring them as they progress through their studies.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of new programs, initiatives, and initiatives aimed at improving student outcomes and the overall quality of the business school, including new course development, curriculum design, and assurance of learning.
  • Introduce new teaching techniques, evaluate student progress, and engage and motivate students through interactive techniques, experiential learning, and other innovative teaching practices.
  • Collaborate with other faculty members, staff, and alumni to promote the mission of the School of Business and build relationships with the business community.
  • Provide service to the Department, School, and University as well as to the academic, professional, and surrounding communities.
  • Share expertise with the academic and business communities through presentations, articles published in the trade press, white papers, etc.
  • Assist with student recruitment and retention initiatives.

Education / Experience

  • A terminal degree in Organizational Behavior, Leadership, Human Resources, Social Psychology, or a related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. ABD candidates will be considered, but the degree must be completed by September 1, 2024.
  • A passion for student development and a commitment to advising and mentoring students.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff.


  • Real-world expertise in relevant areas of business will be considered. Preference will be given to faculty with teaching, consulting, or corporate experience in one or more of the following areas: leadership, organizational design, and/or industrial psychology.
  • Successful grant-writing.
  • Prior work experience with family business and/or business startups.

Competencies / Skills

  • A strong focus on student development is a must for this position.
  • Deep respect for and engagement with students, coupled with a commitment to attract the strongest of them, preserving and extending their diversity.
  • A demonstrated commitment to the principles of multiculturalism, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Ability to connect with leaders in the business community and field of management to advance the visibility and success of the School of Business.
  • Collaboration/teamwork.
  • Ability to conduct original research.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work with people with different learning styles and needs.
  • Ability to develop and assess course learning outcomes and knowledge competencies.
  • Proficiency in technology (e.g., Microsoft Office, Zoom, learning management system, statistical tools, management-related applications, instructional technologies, etc.).
  • Time management.
  • Classroom management.
  • Continuous process improvement orientation.
  • Self-starter.
  • Maintenance of AACSB academic qualification (scholarly academic).

Supervision of Employees
Work Environment

  • Campus setting
  • Team-friendly community
  • Natural and artificial lighting
  • Normal multi-person and public office noise level
  • Easy access to resources
  • In-person and online classes

Equipment to be Used

  • General office equipment including computer, phone, copier, etc.
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

Work Hours
9-Month Appointment. The teaching load is three courses per semester (Fall and Spring) with additional options for summer teaching.
Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement
It is the policy of St. John Fisher University to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in each locality in which the University has employees.

The University does not discriminate against applicants or employees in hiring, promotion, termination or the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sex, perceived sex, gender identity, gender expression, the status of being transgender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military status, veteran status, predisposing genetic, characteristics or genetic information, arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Title IX Coordinator is the designated University official with primary responsibility for coordinating compliance with Title IX and related federal and state laws. The Title IX Coordinator, Meg Flaherty, Ph.D., can be reached by phone (585-385-8232), email (titleix@sjfc.edu), in-person in Campus Center 206, or outside of business hours by contacting the Office of Safety and Security (585-385-8111).
Work Location 3690 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14618
FLSA Exempt
Salary / Hourly Range 99.5-117k
The salary range for this role is set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to internal equity, qualifications, experience, and education. The above hiring range is one component of the University's competitive Total Rewards package which can be viewed here
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00142P
Desired Start Date 08/01/2024
Open Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicant

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. 3 References

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