Clinical Instructor of Management Information Systems

Department
Tabor School of Business

Millikin University's Tabor School of Business invites applications for a full-time, position at the rank of Clinical Instructor of Management Information Systems, effective August 2023. This is an initial one-year contract with an option for continuous three-year contract. Qualifications are a graduate degree in information systems, business, or related field, plus professional experience in managing technology. Individuals with additional certifications are a plus. Candidates must be fiercely dedicated to teaching, maintain active scholarship and engagement in their field, and engage in service to the university.

Tabor School of Business seeks an individual who is passionate about teaching undergraduate students the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills related to management information systems in a hands-on learning environment. Areas of teaching include courses such as: Introduction to Business Analytics, Foundations of Information Systems, Systems Analysis and Design, IT Infrastructure, and Database Application Development.

Candidates are expected to embrace a teaching philosophy grounded in experiential learning consistent with an institution that extensively engages both its faculty and students in externally-based engagements. Student advising and mentoring is an important part of teaching. Candidates will work closely with corporate partners to advance opportunities for our students.

The Tabor School of Business offers a comprehensive business curriculum with six ACBSP accredited undergraduate degrees in major functional areas – Accounting, Digital Marketing, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, and International Business; an MBA with three concentrations – Project Management, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, and Management; and additional undergraduate majors in Business Communication, Communication, Cybsersecurity, and an online program in Organizational Leadership. 100% of Tabor School of Business students earn careers in their field or go on to graduate schools within 6 months of graduation. We strongly advocate Performance Learning education through client-based activities, student consulting, global opportunities, and internships. Our award-winning Center for Entrepreneurship provides faculty a wealth of opportunities for scholarly research, student-run ventures, pitch competitions, and consulting opportunities. The Tabor School has close relationships with the business community that includes local Fortune 100 firms and numerous entrepreneurs.  www.millikin.edu/tabor/

Millikin University is a vibrant, comprehensive institution with approximately 1,800 students, four colleges or schools; Arts and Science, Tabor School of Business, Professional Studies, and Fine Arts. The University has professional graduate and several adult evening programs. Millikin takes pride in preparing students for professional success, democratic citizenship in a global environment, and a personal life of meaning and value.

The Decatur MSA has a population of 110,000.  Decatur has been ranked third in the nation as an Emerging Logistics and Distribution Center by Business Facilities: The Location Advisor and also a Top 25 Trade City by Global Trade Magazine. The Midwest Inland Port, a multi-modal transportation hub, has market proximity to 95 million customers in a 500-mile radius. The Midwest Inland Port includes the Archer Daniels Midland Intermodal container ramp, the three class I railroads that service the ramp and the city (the Canadian National Railway, CSX, and the Norfolk Southern Railway), five major roadways, and the Decatur Airport. Information about the Decatur community is available at - https://www.decaturil.gov/live/

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, diversity statement and contact information of three professional references to millikin.edu/employment.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups in this field are encouraged to apply. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Millikin University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.  Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefits package.

Address inquires to RJ Podeschi, Dean, Tabor School of Business. Millikin University, 1184 W Main Street, Decatur, Illinois 62522. E-mail rpodeschi@millikin.edu; phone 217-424-6285.  

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