Business Administration Faculty (Full Time)
Full-time faculty are responsible for providing quality instruction and academic advising to the students of Bay Mills Community College. Faculty work under the direction of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the respective Department Chair. Faculty for the college will meet academic and professional qualifications, will be dedicated to academic excellence and student-centered education, and will support the mission and objectives of Bay Mills Community College. Full time faculty provide instruction for 39 weeks of the year and are paid over 52 weeks of the year, as well as, receive a full benefit package.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Deliver and facilitate instruction. A minimum of thirty (30) credits must be taught during the academic year in order to maintain full-time status.
- Meet all scheduled classes, labs, and clinics for the entire allotted time.
- Use teaching methods and media designed to reach students of varying educational and experiential backgrounds to allow each student the opportunity to master the course objectives.
- Provide course syllabi which include specific measurable course objectives, explicit grading criteria and scale, prerequisites, student responsibilities, sequencing of instruction, assignments, etc.
- Assess students’ mastery of course content and provide feedback on a continual basis both to the student and to the Assessment Coordinator.
- Maintain and submit records as required by the Office of Academic Affairs, Office of the Registrar, the Department Chair, and the Assessment Coordinator, meeting prescribed deadlines.
- Implement and adhere to the college’s Assessment of Student Learning Program.
- Recommend reference and instructional material to the Department Chair and the college library.
- Schedule and maintain a minimum of 24 on-campus hours, which include: course planning and preparation, instruction, student advising, and general office hours. The remaining 16 hours per week may be completed remotely or on-campus.
- Participate with college committees and various college activities as requested or assigned, including meetings and events which may be scheduled outside the instructor’s designated office hours.
- Provide academic advising to students as needed.
- Maintain a working knowledge of the BMCC administrative student management software system as it relates to classroom management and the advising of students. Maintain working knowledge of the MOODLE system for online delivery of courses.
- Support and participate in departmental recruiting efforts to maintain sufficient student population to sustain the department.
- Follow the college procedures and submit all required documentation for instructor absences, student complaints, violations of academic dishonesty, etc.
- Collaborate with the Department Chair in assessment and classroom-based research and assist in developing and refining curriculum as needed.
- Other duties may be assigned during the contract year as determined by the Vice President of Academic Affairs and the President of BMCC.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Experience in curriculum development and instructing students individually and in groups.
- Knowledge or experience in alternative teaching strategies such as group projects, hands-on learning, practical applications, computer assisted instruction, distance learning or team-teaching.
- Knowledge or experience in academic advising.
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Proven ability to work collaboratively with others, college and departmental committee experience preferred.
- Knowledge or experience working with people of diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs.
- Knowledge or experience in working with Native Americans, in an educational setting preferred.
Education and Experience:
Instructors must have documented credentials as required by the Higher Learning Commission and Bay Mills Community College, as published in the Faculty Qualifications Chart, to teach in the discipline for which he or she is contracted:
- Minimum educational credential: Bachelor’s and Master's Degree in a relevant discipline such as Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Grant Accounting, Marketing, Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university.
- Instruction experience: must have experience teaching a business-related discipline.
- Field experience: must have 2 years of field experience in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Grant Accounting, Marketing, Management, or relevant discipline.
- Experience teaching courses at the college level, particularly in a community college setting, is preferred. Experience working or teaching in Tribal communities is beneficial.
Duties are generally performed inside and not exposed to adverse conditions. Courses may be delivered in an on-line or on-campus format.
All interested candidates should upload the following documents by December 4, 2023 at Noon p.m.:
- Letter of interest that addresses how the applicant meets the posted requirements.
- Current resume or curriculum vitae.
- Unofficial transcripts for all earned degrees (official transcripts required at time of offer).
- Proof of tribal enrollment, if claiming preference.
- References: Provide a list of contact information and nature of professional relationships of at least three professional references. Alternatively, candidates may upload letter(s) of reference from those contacts.
The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required in said position.
In accordance with the Clery Act, Bay Mills Community College’s Annual Security Report is available at the Receptionist's desk in the Administration Building or the Accounting Department upon request. This document provides critical safety information, such as emergency response and preparedness, crime prevention, crime reporting, and timely warnings. This report also includes crime statistics for the past three years.
It is the policy of BMCC to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. No person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. However, under BMCC Indian Preference Policy, in accordance with the spirit of the Indian Preference Act, PL 88-352-Sec. 707 (1) July 2, 1972, BMCC may grant first consideration for employment to Indians.
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