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Organizational Leadership Graduate Program Director/Business Faculty

Organizational Leadership Graduate Program Director/Business Faculty


The Center for Business at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, PA invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director to begin in July 2021. Chestnut Hill College, founded by the Sisters of Saint Joseph, is an independent, Catholic institution that fosters excellence by providing a holistic education within a strong liberal arts tradition.

The goal of the Center is to provide students a distinctive academic program that prepares them for immediate employment in related fields, and/or admission into graduate or professional programs.

The Center for Business offers undergraduate majors in Accounting, Business Administration and Management with a concentration in either General Business or Sports Management, Marketing, and an interdisciplinary program in International Business, Language, and Culture with a concentration in a foreign language in the School of Undergraduate Studies (SUS).  The Center offers majors in Accounting & Business, Business Administration, Business Communication, Healthcare Management, Human Resources Management, and Organizational Management in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS). 

The Center has launched its first master's degree in Organizational Leadership in the School of Graduate Studies (SGS). This Master of Science (M.S.) program is offered entirely online through our Canvas LMS. 

  • Doctorate in Organizational Leadership, Business, or closely related field is preferred.  M.S. or MBA with significant relevant work experience is required.
  • Candidate should be able to provide evidence of effective college-level teaching with preference for online teaching experience.
  • Evidence of potential in scholarship and publication is expected.
  • Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment. Interest in active and collaborative learning and use of instructional technology.  Prior college-level teaching is expected and online teaching experience is preferred.  Experience with Quality Matters standards for online teaching is preferred; experience with Canvas LMS is preferred.
  • Prior academic administrative experience is preferred. 
  • The successful candidate for this position should be able to teach a variety of Organizational Leadership courses, including (but not limited to) Leading & Managing People, Leading Strategic Change, Budget & Resource Management, Data Management, Innovation & Technology, and Managing Risk in the Global Environment.
  • The primary professional responsibilities for this position are teaching, administration, scholarship, and service to the College, to the profession, and to the community.
  • Administrative responsibilities include serving as the Graduate Program Director for the M.S. in Organizational Leadership program.  The Director will oversee the graduate curriculum and course schedule, facilitate adjunct hiring and supervision, advise students, mentor graduate student research, and address student issues.  This Director will also work closely with Graduate Admissions to recruit and admit qualified graduate students.
  • Teaching assignments may include graduate and undergraduate courses taught online or on campus in day and/or evening programs, primarily in Organizational Leadership with the possible addition of other courses offered in the Center for Business as needed. 
  • Responsibilities beyond teaching activities include:  participating in professional organizations; creating and maintaining technology resources for learning activities; developing course, curriculum, and program materials; advising students; participating in campus and college events; and supervising graduate student research projects.
  • Responsible for ACBSP accreditation and re-accreditation in conjunction with the Center for Business, School of Undergraduate Studies.

This position is a 12-month position which includes a generous benefits package.  The teaching load for this position is 2-3-2 graduate courses per semester (fall, spring, and summer). 

This position reports to the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies for the management of the M.S. program, and reports to the Chair of the Center for Business for faculty responsibilities.

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Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability and higher education/practitioner references to .  Review of applications will begin March 31 and will continue until the position is filled. 


Chestnut Hill College is an employer committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion as a core value. In an effort to support our diverse student community, we embrace equal access and welcome applications from faculty candidates of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, and encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.  We are committed to increasing the diversity of the College community and the curriculum.

Chestnut Hill College is an equal opportunity employer