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Assistant Professor, Business Management

Job Description

Position Title

Assistant Professor, Business Management

Open Internally or Externally


If faculty, tenure track status

Tenure Track

Reports to (title)

Associate Dean


Business Management (School of Business)-2D3

Requisition Number


Position Type


Job Category




Initial Work Location

Taylorsville Redwood Campus

Starting Salary

$55,000 - $66,590/Academic Yr.

Job Open Date


Open Until Filled


Priority Review Date


Job Summary

We don’t just state our values; we live them through dedicated, collective effort. Our values ground our future endeavors and help us realize our mission of being an open-access, comprehensive community college committed to the transfer education and workforce needs of our students. Click here for more information: SLCC Mission and Values:

Ranked as one of the best places to work, Salt Lake Community College is located in the Salt Lake Valley, nestled in the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. This area boasts more than just winter recreation; it is also the cultural heart of Utah. The cities and surrounding area offer year round, world-class recreation, sporting events, history, arts and entertainment. Utah consistently earns top accolades for its exceptional economy, affordable cost of living and strong communities.

Under general supervision, The Assistant Professor will prepare and teach a broad variety of courses in business management. The faculty member may be assigned to any SLCC location, be required to teach online courses, and may be an assigned alternative work schedules.

Several fundamental management courses are housed in the Business Management Department at SLCC. Assigned courses may include: Intro to Business, Management Essential, Business Ethics, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Business Statistics, Business Calculus, Human Resource Management, Business or Employment Law, etc.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Demonstrate a depth of understanding in the business management discipline.
  2. Effectively prepare and teach business management courses.
  3. Provides each student with a syllabus (paper or online) at the first class meeting that complies with department procedure.
  4. Use a variety of teaching technologies including the use of computers and multimedia in lectures and distance learning environments.
  5. Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing professional development and significant contributions to the Business Management Department.
  6. Evaluate and upgrade curriculum on a regular basis, using college curriculum processes.
  7. Maintain regular office hours and be available to provide help for students.
  8. Participate in program activities to maintain accreditation standards.
  9. Provide input to the program master plan and educational material acquisition.
  10. Advise students on program and course requirements.
  11. Assess and maintain records of student performance and grades. Gather data for student learning outcome assessment and participate in assessment process.
  12. Attendance at regularly scheduled meetings and workshops.
  13. Provide service to the college and to the community as appropriate. Demonstrate and support professional commitment to the department, division, school, and college mission and values. Adhere to department guidelines and division school, and college policies.
  14. Maintain a positive and collegial attitude toward work, students, colleagues, and administration, and toward people of diverse backgrounds.
  15. Attendance at New Faculty Orientation is required. Stay current with all college mandatory training.
  16. Must be technologically literate and innovative.
  17. Teaches assigned classes at the scheduled time and place and meets during required contact hours.
  18. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments.
  19. Promotes development of critical thinking among students.
  20. Actively participates in the update and production of new curriculum development and related activities as a contributing team member of the program area, department, campus, college and state.
  21. Is available to teach courses at times directed by academic needs of the program and availability of staffing pool.
  22. Accept department recommendation of final teaching assignments with final decision by the Academic Administrator.
  23. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment. Prepares and submits incident reports to Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy.
  24. Responds to voicemail and email communication promptly (generally within 1?2 contract days).
  25. Meets deadlines.
  26. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure.
  27. Partners with the college to provide innovation to improve the learning environment.
  28. Promotes support for the mission, vision, values and goals of the College by incorporating culturally? competent pedagogy and inclusivity practices.
  29. Maintains and posts teaching schedule. Maintains significant campus presence to respond to instruction and daily needs of students, departments, college and community. Meets with students outside of class—a minimum of 5 hours/week in person or online.
  30. Attends Convocation, Professional Development Day, Commencement and other institutional meetings (e.g. department meetings)
  31. Completes all required trainings as required by the College.
  32. Serve on Department, Division, School, and/or College committees as needed to assist in policy development, curriculum development, procedures, or other matters that benefit the Department, Division, School, or College.
  33. Provides service to the institution through appropriate participation in academic and campus committee assignments; offers adequate service on at least one department, school, or college?wide committee.
  34. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines and other pertinent federal regulations.
  35. Pursue professional development activities and research that maintain personal expertise, contribute to teaching efforts, student success, and department interests.
  36. Accept other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

1. MBA
2. Master’s degree in a business related field OR
3. Master’s degree in any field with 18 graduate level credits in business management

Preferred Qualifications

1. Two or more years recent, related, full-time, paid work experience in the field of business management.
2. Experience/knowledge in one or more of the following areas: Small Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Business Communications, International Business, Data Analytics, Business Statistics & Analytics, Human Resource Management, or Business Law
3. Knowledge and ability to teach a wide variety of courses in the field of business.
4. Demonstrated ability to use technology in the classroom
5. Experience with electronically enhanced/distance education platform and alternate modes of program delivery.
6. Experience with innovative and non-traditional teaching modalities, program design, and course delivery.
7. Equivalent of at least one year of college level teaching or corporate training experience.
8. Undergraduate coursework in business.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic backgrounds, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College.

The ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities.
Knowledge of the development of new courses and the upgrading of current courses and programs
Knowledge of instructional technology appropriately both in the classroom and as a tool for distance learning

Special Instructions

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States at time of hire.

Anticipated Start Date: Fall Semester, August 2023.

Priority Review Date May 31, 2023
: Applications received by the priority review date will receive priority in screening. The screening of applications submitted after the priority review date will be determined by the committee until the position is filled. The following documents are required to submit the application:
1. Resume or curriculum vitae,
2. Copy of transcripts,
3. Cover letter.

Reference letters from the finalists upon request by the committee.

Applicants selected for an interview may be asked to participate in a teaching demonstration.

SLCC HR Department will conduct criminal background checks on the selected finalist.

Official transcripts from the selected finalist are required before offering employment.

SLCC offers a comprehensive benefits package for FT Faculty members. Please visit: SLCC Employee Benefits Page.

SLCC Faculty General Description found Appendix 1 Faculty Compensation and Workload Handbook.

SLCC Highlights

Salt Lake Community College is Utah’s largest open-access college with the most diverse student body in the state. We proudly educate 45,000+ students pursuing degrees in 100+ programs across 8 areas of study, and Utah’s fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs consistently welcome SLCC graduates. Every SLCC employee has a hand in transforming students’ lives to strengthen its surrounding communities. SLCC employees work at 11 locations across the valley and capital city of Salt Lake with easy access to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, world-class outdoor recreation, sporting events, museums, history, and arts and entertainment.

Salt Lake Community College seeks and values contributions from each community member and welcomes new and diverse perspectives. A respectful work environment is its top priority; academic excellence and lasting transformation come about when diverse voices can speak and collaborate freely. As an emerging HSI, SLCC leads the state with the highest enrollment of students from the Latinx/a/o community. SLCC is committed to serving diverse students and being a model for inclusive and transformative education.



SLCC Information

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

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