Position Description (responsibilities/duties)
Texas State University invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Management. The Department of Management is a highly collegial and intellectually vibrant group of approximately 23 fulltime faculty that offers a BBA in Management with
concentrations in Entrepreneurial Studies, and Human Resources, a Master of Science in Human Resource Management, and provides significant support to a large MBA program.
The chair has the responsibility for the administration of the department, which includes responsibility for the implementation of university, college, and department policies and the development, coordination, and administration of all academic programs and activities within the department. This includes providing effective and inclusive leadership that fosters shared governance. As a representative of the department, the chair is expected to articulate program aspirations, directions, standards, and points of view to other groups inside and outside the university community. A comprehensive overview of department chair duties can be found at https://policies.txstate.edu/division-policies/academic-affairs/01-02-11.html
Successful applicants must demonstrate the ability to provide academic leadership, mentor faculty and students, conduct and publish high-quality scholarly research, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses. The
chair is responsible for managing the departmentís budget and leading the department on matters related to curriculum innovation and research impact, recruitment and performance evaluation of faculty and staff, and the formulation and implementation of strategic
priorities. The chair will work with the dean in seeking and facilitating external giving and resource development for the department.
About McCoy College of Business
The McCoy College of Business provides student-centered undergraduate and masterís programs that produce graduates with the skills and experience to compete responsibly, professionally, and successfully in diverse and dynamic global environments. Nationally
acclaimed faculty, extraordinary community partners, and industrious students collaborate to solve business challenges through applied research. An AACSB-accredited college, with over 4500 students, the McCoy College of Business emphasizes innovation, experiential
learning, student-focused advising, research, and service as it educates the next generation of global business leaders. https://www.mccoy.txstate.edu/
About Texas State University
At Texas State University, we are driving whatís next in research, academic excellence, and student success. Our promising students, inspiring faculty, dedicated staff, and new graduates are primed to have an impact, change a life, and make a difference in
the world. As a national research university with a Carnegie classification of Doctoral University: High Research Activity, Texas State is committed to world-class research and scholarly activities that span all disciplines, create new knowledge, and promote
economic, cultural, and technological advancement to address real-world issues. Based on FY19 levels, Texas State is in the top 20% nationally in total research and development expenditures and is on a trajectory to become a Tier One research university.
Texas Stateís nearly 38,000 students choose from 99 bachelorís, 91 masterís, and 14 doctoral degree programs offered by ten colleges. In addition, Texas State is a majority minority campus celebrating its 10th anniversary as a Hispanic Serving Institution and
ranks 13th in the nation for total bachelorís degrees awarded to Hispanic students. Texas Stateís San Marcos Campus is located in the southern portion of the Austin Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in a growing community of more than 60,000 people. Nestled
in the Texas Hill Country, the campus enjoys a beautiful setting along the banks of the San Marcos River that provides recreational activities for students throughout the year. https://www.txstate.edu/
The Department of Management is particularly interested in recruiting an individual who will foster a highly collegial culture and support the advancement of the department as the university transitions to a top-tier research institution while retaining a focus
on high-quality teaching.
Successful applicants for Department Chair should demonstrate or provide examples of the following qualifications either in their vita or cover letter:
Only applications submitted for this specific posting through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/36975.
To ensure full consideration, please submit the following materials by January 15, 2022.
Prior to on-campus interviews candidates will need to provide complete graduate transcript(s), three letters of recommendation, student evaluations of instruction, and evidence of excellence in research and scholarly activity. The position will be open until