Assistant/Associate Professor, Health Management

  • Lindenwood University
  • Saint Charles, MO, USA
  • Oct 15, 2019
Full time   BUS: Management, HR, OB, Strategy Business: Other Health Sciences, OT, PT, Kinesiology Nursing

Job Description

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor, Health Management

Department: School of Accelerated Degree Programs (until June 30, 2020), Robert W. Plaster School of Business and Entrepreneurship (beginning July 1, 2020)

Evaluation Group: Faculty

FLSA Status: Exempt

Location: St. Charles, MO

Reports To: Assistant Dean


Supplemental Materials:

  • Cover letter specifying your area of expertise and interest
  • Curriculum Vitae

Job Summary

The Assistant/Associate Professor or Health Management is responsible for curriculum, teaching, service, scholarship, and related administrative activities that support the mission, vision, and values of the University.


Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators


1. Teaching and Learning

  • Develop and teach 30 credit hours of undergraduate and/or graduate courses over a 12-month period or the equivalent as authorized by the dean for the purpose of developing and demonstrating Lindenwood’s Institutional Learning Outcomes, including broad, integrative, and specialized knowledge, essential habits of mind, communicative fluency, and effective problem-solving skills
  • Conduct all classes in accordance with an established, current, and compliant course syllabus, text(s), and/or related instructional material(s), submitted in accordance with established University guidelines
  • Supervise laboratories, independent studies, tutorials, and off-campus learning such as study abroad, practicums, and internships
  • Ensure accessibility, copyright, and authentication compliance (online and hybrid courses)
  • Ensure compliance with Canvas minimum use standards (on-campus courses)
  • Participate in textbook adoption and review as appropriate. Use all materials required for a course sufficiently to justify student expense
  • Respond to student questions, inquiries, etc. within 24 business hours
  • Maintain student attendance, grade, and discipline records as required by the University and/or School
  • Establish an annual improvement goal directly related to teaching and learning.

2. Service

  • Serve as academic advisor and mentor to students and maintain accurate files on each advisee
  • Refer students, when appropriate, to specialized University services
  • Utilize the appropriate University policies and procedures to resolve and document student complaints, concerns, and problems
  • Respond to student concerns, questions, and requests for assistance within 24 hours, excluding Saturdays and Sundays and official University holidays and breaks
  • Participate in shared governance annually, assuming positions of increased responsibility
  • Provide mentorship and leadership within the school
  • Participate in and develop efforts to recruit and retain students
  • Complete administrative tasks as requested by the dean, including but not limited to work associated with student attendance and grades, course schedules, academic catalogs, assessment, program reviews, recruiting, retention, performance evaluation, and accreditations
  • Exhibit interpersonal effectiveness with and respect for students, colleagues, and administrators by acting as a team player and coordinating work with colleagues
  • Maintain a high level of professional ethics
  • Support a safe and orderly environment
  • Work on complex projects using a collaborative model
  • Attend program/department, school/division, campus, and University faculty meetings, special professional development opportunities, commencement ceremonies, and other University events as requested by the administration


3. Subject Matter Expertise and Scholarship

  • Engage in scholarly activities and/or creative endeavors that contribute to the academic mission of the University
  • Support Lindenwood’s advancement as a leader in the scholarship of teaching and learning through study, research, and application of evidence-based educational practices
  • Provide updated resume/CV as requested by the dean

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Qualifications required for effective job performance. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.

  • Earned in-field terminal degree required or closely related field such as Public Policy, Public Health, Nursing Practice, JD with MHA, or MD with MHA or MBA
  • Demonstrable promise of professional accomplishment as a full-time teacher-scholar.
  • Interest in collaborative leadership of the program or department
  • Achievement in scholarship or creative activity that establishes the individual as a significant contributor to the field or profession with potential for distinction.

Application Details

How to Apply: Please submit an online application, resume/cv, and cover letter through Lindenwood University's career opportunities website. You can also email your CV/resume to Josh at

Lindenwood University is an equal opportunity employer.


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