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Instructor or Assistant/Associate Professor - Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Georgia Highlands College

Job Description

Georgia Highlands College is a multi-campus, state college member of the University System of Georgia. Founded in 1970 as Floyd Junior College, it now serves more than 6,000 students in Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama across its five locations in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, and Dallas. GHC currently offers over 30 areas of study with associate degree and bachelor’s degree options both in the classroom and online.

Georgia Highlands College is a transformational teaching institution with an emphasis on student success and mentoring. We are a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for great employees to grow in a fast-paced and challenging work environment that encourages employee wellness and overall success. Our combined efforts at GHC have led to numerous awards, honors, and countless stories of success for students and employees. This includes our most recent honor of being recognized as one of the semifinalists for the 2023 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.


  • Teaches 30 credit hours per academic year as assigned with a mixture of remote and on-site instruction
  • Adopts and implements common course objectives as required by the division and discipline
  • Manages courses through systematic use of appropriate syllabi and accurate, professional records of students’ class performance, attendance and grades
  • Announces and keeps regular office hours, dedicating 8 hours or more per week to assist students
  • Maintains involved and knowledgeable participation in academic advising of students as requested by the School of Business
  • Offers professional assistance in curriculum development, review, and instructional materials selection. Develops courses as needed.
  • Participates in the extended work of the college through participation in committees of the college or faculty, student organizations, and attend School of Business meetings, full faculty meetings, town hall meetings, in-service training, and graduation
  • Engages in functions of evidence-based academic and program assessment, as required for accreditation, college compliance, and continuous review and improvement of student learning outcomes
  • Reviews and considers student evaluations and feedback as part of a continuous improvement process of individual courses and overall program outcomes
  • Demonstrates meaningful service to the community and to the profession
  • Pursues continued professional development in academic discipline, technological applications for the classroom, and innovations and enhancement in teaching and learning
  • Assists in the planning and execution of advisory board meetings, recruits firms for membership, and implements actions resulting from board input
  • Helps develop and sustain industry, chamber, business, community, and discipline-specific professional organization connections
  • Participates in the delivery, development, and review of an integrated business curriculum, teaching any course in the program for which the instructor is credentialed, and collaborating with all faculty within the School of Business
  • Undertakes special projects and activities to increase student knowledge of and connections to logistics and supply chain, business, and management operations in local firms
  • Performs related duties

Required Qualifications


Must have at least one of the following:

  • A Master’s degree in logistics, transportation, supply chain, operations management, or a closely related field
  • An MBA with professional experience in logistics, transportation, supply chain, operations management, or a closely related field
  • A Master’s degree in any field with at least 18 semester or 30 quarter graduate hours in logistics, transportation, supply chain, operations management, or a closely related field.

Please note: Varying combinations of professional experience, industry certifications, undergraduate education, or graduate classes in logistics, transportation, supply chain, operations management, or a closely related field will be considered in lieu of strict credit-hour or degree content requirements.


  • Prior teaching experience, including the use of current classroom technology with evidence of above-average teaching ability across multiple student types
  • Evidence of effective communication skills
  • Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives
  • Commitment to engaging with best practices in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development
  • Willingness to work at different instructional sites as needed. Some evening courses are a possibility

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Education, LSCM, or related fields
  • Experience working with a diverse student body or workforce
  • Prior professional experience in logistics management, transportation management, operations management, supply management or other closely related supply chain area
  • LSCM certifications or professional organization affiliations
  • Experience teaching in different modalities including face-to-face, online, and video-conferencing (i.e. Zoom™)

Proposed Salary


$55,000 to $65,000 annually

Required Documents to Attach

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of subject matter in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Knowledge of business and management functions across service and manufacturing sectors
  • Knowledge of the factors that impact student success across relevant demographic groups
  • Knowledge of academic requirements
  • Skills with instructional technology
  • Organizational ability to keep accurate and timely records
  • Time management skills
  • Written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills

Apply Before Date


Applications will be reviewed as submitted until position is filled. This position is for the 2023 - 2024 academic year.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources by email at
For technical support, please contact the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Conditions of Employment


Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Highlands College, as determined by Georgia Highlands College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Highlands College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training

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