Professor of the Practice & Director (Chevron Leadership Academy

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Jul 16, 2021
Full time BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance BUS: Hotel & Restaurant Management BUS: Management/HR/OB/Strategy BUS: Marketing Business: Other

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Prairie View A&M University

Professor of the Practice & Director (Chevron Leadership Academy

Job Title
Professor of the Practice & Director (Chevron Leadership Academy

Prairie View A&M University

Dean, College Of Business

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

This Director will provide leadership and support to the College of Business's (COB) newly established Chevron Leadership Academy. This is a 12 month appointment renewed annually. The position will have a 50:50 appointment as a non tenure-track faculty in the COB teaching two courses each semester, in addition to the role as the program/academy director. Housed in the College of Business, the Chevron Center will be aligned with the Roy G. Perry College of Engineering and the Ruth J. Simmons Center for Race and Justice to ensure that the program responds properly to its mission.

This position is funded by a grant or restricted funds. Continued employment is contingent on the renewal of grant or restricted funding.


  • Teaches two courses each semester.
  • Guides, sets strategy and oversees the inter-disciplinary program which will serve students from various majors in Engineering, Business and Arts and Sciences.
  • Works/collaborates with participants to gain access to a variety of programming to broaden their experiences so that they will be comfortable in a variety of settings through their interactions with the iconic leaders and faculty.
  • Fosters relationships for participants to connect with faculty mentors who are able to advise them on learning approaches and courses that will further hone their preparedness for leadership.
  • Hosts and coordinate numerous enrichment that enable participants to be prepared for a diversity of experiences in their professional pursuits.
  • Create opportunities for participants to work directly with campus leaders such as the President, CFO and others to understand what leadership looks like up close.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Doctorate degree with an academic background in Economics or Leadership Studies
  • Five years of prior teaching experience in a university setting.
  • Prior leadership experience with an understanding of the challenges that minorities experience in advancing into leadership roles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree in Economics.
  • Leadership/supervisory experience in addition to the required teaching experience.

Job Closing Date::

  • Open Until Filled

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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