Executive in Residence, Lecturer

The Executive in Residence is a professionally qualified, non-tenure track, full-time regular faculty position that collaborates with Maine Business School (MBS) faculty in implementing the MBS marketing program. The Executive in Residence is an experienced and highly credentialed marketing practitioner who teaches four courses per semester, and works with other faculty to integrate the teaching of marketing into other aspects of the curriculum. The Executive in Residence also provides proven expertise and standing for MBS activity in the field of marketing. Specifically, the Executive in Residence will spend about 60% of total time teaching, 20% in faculty support and the remaining 20% on outreach.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Teaching: The Executive in Residence will typically teach four marketing courses per semester. These courses will include Introduction to Marketing, and possibly electives such as Personal Selling and Sales Management, International Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communications, Retailing, New Product Management. He or she is expected to employ experiential teaching methods that:
Engage students in conceptual and applied marketing practices.
Simulate the chaos and uncertainty of real world adaptive marketing situations.
Provide links between students' classroom experience and issues they face in the real world.
Express passion and confidence in classroom teaching and interactions with students, so that the students will be motivated and empowered to practice marketing.
Faculty coaching and assistance: The Executive in Residence will assist MBS faculty as requested and provide short-term coverage in exceptional circumstances when MBS faculty are unable to teach their course.
Outreach Programs: The Executive in Residence will be a highly visible representative of the MBS and its marketing program. He or she will develop and maintain relationships with various organizations, work collaboratively with these organizations to offer marketing programs for the business, civic, and non-profit communities in the State of Maine.
Maintenance of Cutting Edge Knowledge in Marketing Theory and Practice: In order to meet the three primary attributes of the position, the Executive in Residence must stay abreast of current theories of marketing and development and adjust course and faculty support content as necessary to maintain relevancy.
Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications:
AACSB Standards: Overall credentials and experience must be sufficient to be deemed at least "Professionally Qualified" under the standards of AACSB International.
Academic: While a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) is preferred, the successful candidate will have at minimum a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Economics or related field, preferably from an AACSB accredited school.
Business Leadership Experience: Minimum of 10 years experience of demonstrated success in marketing as a senior business leader
Local contacts and knowledge: Familiarity with the business marketing environment of Maine.
Appropriate background checks are required.
All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence, and Sexual Harassment.
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position". You will need to create a profile and application; upload a cover letter and a resume/curriculum vitae which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications; and provide contact information for three professional references. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable pool of candidates is found.
The University of Maine System is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. Please contact the Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 N. Stevens Hall, Orono, ME 04469 at 207-581-1226 (voice), TTY 711 (Maine Relay System), or equal.opportunity@maine.edu with questions or concerns.
Academic Year (Sept-May)
Required Documents:
Cover Letter, References, Resume/CV

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