Instructor/Program Manager for Student Engagement

Oregon State University - College of Business   Corvallis, OR   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 5, 2022
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The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Program Manager position. Appointment into the Program Manager role will be split between a (0.47 FTE) professional faculty and a (0.53 FTE) fixed-term Instructor position.

The position reports directly to the Executive Director for Student Engagement in the College of Business. The purpose of this position is to provide instruction within the College’s Professional Development courses and overall management and supervision for assigned programs and coaching and mentoring support for major exploration, academic success, and career exploration at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The incumbent will hold two appointments, a 0.53 FTE fixed-term position as Instructor and a 0.47 FTE professional faculty position, reflecting job duties in both the academic and administrative arenas.

This position is responsible for the instruction, curriculum development, classroom management, and overseeing academic projects as part of the Professional Development courses, as well as the coordination of tasks that provide wrap around services for College of Business students including: recruitment support, professional development programming, course curriculum, and maintaining best practices for retention and placement efforts within the College of Business, as well as other assigned programs within Career Success and Student Engagement

This position will participate in strategic planning efforts that support the mission, vision, and goals for the College of Business as it pertains to the Blueprint and Student Engagement programs, professional development programming and related career success initiatives.

Classroom Management and Programming

  • Supports and teaches within the professional development series
  • Takes lead on developing, managing, and implementing professional development programming, including curricular and co-curricular components.
  • Trains, supervises/mentors, and evaluates student teaching assistants.

Student Services Support:

  • Assists students through providing 1-on-1 coaching sessions around topics related to major exploration, academic success, and career exploration.
  • Develops processes related to supporting students in securing and accepting internship and job offers
  • Collects and analyzes data and recommends programming and process improvements accordingly

Minimum/Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Business, Education, College Student Services and Administration, or a closely related field from an accredited university.
  • A demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
  • Demonstrated record of effective teaching at an accredited university.
  • Experience with management and supervision at an accredited university.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications:

  • Previous experience teaching professional development courses.
  • Previous experience in career-related programing at an accredited college or university.
  • Previous experience in major exploration and career-related services.
  • Knowledge of best practices in retention and placement programming.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule:
The incumbent is responsible for maintaining a flexible work schedule.
Some evening and weekend work is required.


The anticipated starting salary will be $44,496 - $75,516

To Apply

Please see Special Instructions on our site for more details.
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

  1. A resume/CV; and
  2. A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
  3. Statement of Teaching
  4. Diversity Statement

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.