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FT Faculty - Business and Entrepreneurship
Henry Ford College in Dearborn, Michigan
Date Posted 03/18/2021
Faculty-Business-Other Business Faculty
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

The instructor of Business and Entrepreneurship is responsible for providing classroom instruction to students enrolled in a variety of business courses. This individual will be responsible for building a small business/entrepreneurship hub that will be housed in the business department. This instructor will create, meet with, and respond to the business/entrepreneurship hub advisory committee. In addition, this individual will participate in department, school, and college activities, assist adjunct faculty as necessary, and advise students. They will also be responsible for maintaining high standards of quality and excellence in their classroom.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned MBA, or Masters in business-related field from a regionally accredited institution and 5 years entrepreneurial experience or small business ownership experience.

Three years or more of post-secondary teaching experience in business, both in a classroom and online setting.

Candidates must be able to show a capacity for curricular and teaching innovations, instructional technology, and other educational initiatives that encourage active learning. Candidates must be proficient in current communication technologies and be willing to learn new technology skills as needed.

Candidates must have experience in online teaching including both online learning pedagogies and LMS management.

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to on-going professional development in their subject area and in the teaching/learning process.

Candidates should express themselves clearly in oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills and display classroom organizational skills. They should possess the desire and ability to work cooperatively, effectively, and responsibility with students and staff in a multicultural environment. They must be able to work within a collaborative team framework.

Candidates should also demonstrate their willingness to participate in the College’s shared governance system, in collegiate, professional, and/or community activities, and their potential to contribute meaningfully to committee work.

Preferred Qualifications

Small business ownership experience. Project Management experience. Special consideration given to candidates that have had successful experience in program assessment, curriculum development, course or program development, or teaching innovation.

Essential Qualifications

1. Develop and manage the HFC Business entrepreneurial program/hub.

2. Teach 15 contact hours per week and provide a minimum of 10 office hours per week for consultation with students.

3. Teaching load will include Introduction to Business courses and many courses from across the Business curriculum.

4. Contribute to curriculum development and assessment.

5. Uphold the best scholarly and ethical standards of his or her discipline.

6. Make a reasonable effort to participate in professional development activities in order to identify and implement effective teaching strategies that foster student learning.

7. Make a reasonable effort to foster honest academic conduct and ensure that his or her evaluations of students reflect each student's performance.

8. Demonstrate respect for students as individuals and foster a respectful atmosphere in the classroom or an online learning environment.

9. Treat all students with respect and fairness without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, weight, height, marital status, familial status, protected disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief or any other status protected by law.

10. Teach course(s) in accordance with the description in the Course Master and in accordance with Department and/or standardized course policies. It is recognized that the methods, procedures, and interpretations of various instructors may differ.

11. Be available for student consultations and provide guidance to students to promote student learning and success.

12. Meet all scheduled classes and final examinations as scheduled.

13. Grade and return written work to students in a timely manner. Maintain appropriate records of students' attendance, intermediate, and final grades; submit required reports to the appropriate office by the scheduled deadlines.

14. Develop and distribute an effective course syllabus, following the guidelines of College policies and incorporating required elements of the course master; adhere to the written syllabus throughout the semester, within reasonable limits; participate in the College course evaluation process.

15. Be informed of the Colleges support services for students and recommend their use, when advisable.

16. Make every reasonable effort to attend scheduled staff meetings.

17. Behave appropriately in dealing with students and staff to maintain a scholarly and professional atmosphere.

18. Responsible for performing, analyzing and reporting assessment of student learning.

19. Participate in the Governance Structure of the College and/or AFT Local 1650, including serving on department. Local 1650 and College-wide committees.

20. Participate in collegiate, professional and community activities.

21. Perform other duties as assigned.

Complete applications only will be considered. This includes the following:


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Unofficial transcripts

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