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Sacred Heart University | fairfield, Connecticut
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Job Description:

The Jack Welch College of Business at Sacred Heart University is seeking to hire adjunct entrepreneurs who have run or are currently running their own business (service or product related). Interested adjunct faculty will teach the Welch College of Business' "Introduction to Business" first year course. Students in this course learn the foundations of entrepreneurship and business management. Students are required to identify business opportunities and work in teams to create a product or service. Business plans, marketing, and financing the business are be covered. Business focused oral and written communication skills are analyzed and practiced. As a requirement of the course students are expected to develop their conceptual business ideas which are presented in a "shark tank" style competition within each class and a final college wide round of formal presentations by teams.

The Jack Welch College of Business is AACSB-accredited and offers degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Economics, Finance, Marketing and Sport Management. The Welch MBA, in addition to being offered in Fairfield, is offered at our Luxembourg campus. A "normal" teaching assignment includes evening course. It is anticipated that the position may also require online or hybrid teaching.


We seek candidates with excellent teaching and entrepreneurial records at the Undergraduate level. Applicants should hold a Master's degree in any of the related business fields.

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, student evaluations where possible, and three letters of reference through the online application link. Applicants should submit their materials for consideration by November 15, 2018. If the position is not filled by initial screening, screening will continue until the position is filled. Please feel free to call Dr. Andra Gumbus, Chair of Department of Management, 203-396-8271 or email to gumbusa@sacredheart.edu if you have any questions.

Sacred Heart University, rooted in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and the Liberal Arts, embraces a vision for social justice, educates students in mind, body, and spirit to prepare them personally and professionally to make a difference in the global community. Sacred Heart University aspires to achieve prominence through innovative teaching and learning while cultivating a campus community that is recognized as caring and creative.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Sacred Heart University encourages qualified members of underrepresented groups to apply.

About Sacred Heart University

Sacred Heart University, the second-largest Catholic university in New England, offers more than 40 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs on its main campus in Fairfield, Connecticut, and satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland. Approximately 5,800 students attend the University's four colleges: Arts & Sciences; Education & Health Professions; University College; and the AACSB-accredited John F. (Jack) Welch College of Business. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its "Best 366 Colleges: 2008," U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges 2008" ranks SHU among the best master's universities in the North, and Intel rates it #11 among the nation's most "unwired" campuses. SHU fields 32 Division I athletic teams, and has an award-winning program of community service. www.sacredheart.edu

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