Responsible to provide excellence in teaching through the fulfillment of the missions and strategic goals of the School of Business.
Review of applications will begin on Aug 30, 2019 and continues. This position will remain open until filled.
Essential job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Teach undergraduate courses in finance and general business, such as personal finance, investments, money and banking, management, and possibly other related areas
Teach other courses in the School of Business commensurate with departmental needs and individual expertise
Advise students as assigned
Provide administration, supervisory, and technical oversight to any investment projects assigned to the School of Business or its students
Attend School of Business and full faculty meetings on a regular basis
Collaborate with other faculty in curriculum and course development, including course and program assessment, for undergraduate accounting and general business majors
Attend and participate in School of Business events as assigned
Participate in the ongoing work of University faculty by serving on committees, assisting with recruitment and retention of students, and the follow-up with alumni as needed or assigned
Abide by all University policies
Because our community is a significant part of our mission and the development of our students, all employees act as a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ by actively partnering with the University to disciple students in growing intellectually and spiritually, and with Northwestern Media to lead people to Christ and nurture believers to mature in their faith.
QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Education and Experience:
Advanced degree in Finance or Business Administration with undergraduate degree in Finance.
Tested experience in the fields of corporate or personal finance or banking
Active certificate in Series 6 & 7 (State of MN)
Previous teaching and/or training experience is preferred
Desire to engage in scholarly research including the integration of accounting and Christianity preferred
An active body of professional activity in the area of finance and/or business preferred
Maintain a personal relationship with Jesus Christ; is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ; maintain a kind, Christ-like attitude in dealing with and ministering to people within and outside of Northwestern; and faithfully uphold and embrace Northwestern’s mission, doctrinal statement and Declaration of Christian Community
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
Ability to integrate Christian worldview into classroom instruction
Ability to interact with a variety of individuals in a professional, courteous, and tactful manner
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to communicate complex technical content clearly and concisely to undergraduate students
Ability to engage with and deliver information to a variety of learning styles
Strong organizational and problem solving skills
Ability to incorporate technology into the accounting and finance classroom, including, but not limited to, integration of Excel skills into classroom demonstrations and assignments
Ability to type 30 wpm and to efficiently and accurately use the computer to carry out job responsibilities
Ability to actively consult with a range of companies
Commitment to excellence in teaching and academic advising of undergraduate students, including the assessment of internships
Commitment to the growth and development of the department of accounting and finance programs;
Commitment to collaborating with other School of Business faculty in providing instructional excellence for students Understanding of and agreement with Northwestern’s Declaration of Christian Community and Doctrinal Statement is essential
Ability to pass a background check upon hire and periodically throughout the course of employment
WORKINGCONDITIONS Mental/Motor Demand Factors:
Ability to demonstrate verbal reasoning, self-direction, personal grooming/hygiene, concentration, reading skill, writing skill, and tact approximately 75% of the time
Ability to demonstrate time awareness, math reasoning, and independent action approximately 60% of the time
Ability to demonstrate estimating skill, memory, and problem solving skill approximately 35% of the time
Physical Condition Factors:
Ability to stand stationary approximately 40% of the time, walk approximately 20% of the time and sit approximately 40% of the time
Ability to demonstrate reaching, fingering, handling, hearing, and talking skills approximately 70% of the time
Ability to lift, while stationary, up to 20 pounds, carry, while moving, up to 20 pounds, demonstrate stooping, kneeling, crouching, accommodation vision, field of vision, and color vision approximately 35% of the time
Environmental Condition Factors:
Ability to work alone, with or around others, or with customer/public contact 100% of the time
Ability to work with noise and electrical equipment approximately 20% of the time
The work environment involves working in a suburban, Christian university, working alongside those with a demonstrated commitment and personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a commitment to the mission and values of the University and an agreement to abide by all University policies.
The aforementioned statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of the position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position along with the duties listed in the Faculty Handbook. Job incumbents may be asked to perform tasks not specifically addressed in this job description.
About University of Northwestern St Paul
University of Northwestern - St. Paul is an evangelical, non-denominational Christian institution offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Northwestern is an intentional community of faith, living, and learning located in St. Paul, Minnesota. Since 1902, Northwestern has been committed to providing Christ-centered, academically excellent education for men and women from around the world. Northwestern’s 100-acre campus is nestled along the shores of Lake Johanna. The downtown areas of both Saint Paul and Minneapolis can be reached within 15 minutes, providing easy access to hundreds of cultural and recreational activities in the Twin Cities.