Lecturer, Supply Chain Management

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Lecturer, Supply Chain Management
Job Description Summary, Duties and Responsibilities, Required Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications

APPLICATION DEADLINE: This is an open until filled search. First considerations will be given to applications received by November 10, 2017. Second consideration may be given to applications received by December 1, 2017. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (December 1, 2017) may not be given full consideration.
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The Supply Chain Management (SCM) area at the University of Rhode Island seeks to hire a full-time lecturer with demonstrated knowledge in the field of supply chain and/or operations management for the Spring of 2018 and anticipated renewal. This is a one-year position with anticipated renewal.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teach introductory and/or graduate courses in Operations and Supply Chain Management.

Teach and/or coordinate undergraduate and/or masters level courses according to curricular needs of SCM.

Supervise undergraduate and/or graduate students in obtaining Lean Six Sigma Certification.

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED:

1. Master’s or equivalent degree in the field of operations and/or supply chain management, or a related discipline by January 1, 2018.

2. Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt Certification by January 1, 2018, with completion of a Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt Certification by January 1, 2019.

3. A minimum of five years’ of industry experience at the middle to upper level management position in operations and/or supply chain management, or related discipline by January 1, 2018.

4. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

5. Demonstrated time management and organization skills.

6. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

7. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

PREFERRED:

1. Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt Certification by January 1, 2018.

2. Demonstrated ability to engage with industry. Including but not limited to: developing student opportunities for internships and job opportunities, on-campus recruiting, guest lecturers, and class visits.

3. Prior experience in teaching a college-level course, and training and mentoring individuals for Lean/Six Sigma Certification.

4. Demonstrated ability to engage with students for recruitment and service activities. Activities include but are not limited to: participating in graduation commencements, encouraging students to pursue Supply Chain Management as a major and supporting activities outside of class that enhance the growth of the program and the College of Business.

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Union AAUP - American Assoc of Univ Professors
Status Academic Year, Full-time, Non-tenure-track, Limited
End Date of Restriction or Limitation

Department Information

Department Dean Business Administration
Contact(s)

Gail Henriques
Faculty/Non-Classified Professional Staff Recruitment
Office of Human Resources
URI

(Please note: Applications must be submitted directly online only at: https://jobs.uri.edu)

Contact Email
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded
Extension Contingent on Funding Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following 2 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application:

(1) Cover letter including a description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position (as one complete document)

(2) Curriculum vitae, which should include the names and contact information of three professional reference, and also include any Lean/Six Sigma certification AND the certification granting organization (as one complete document),

OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS:
• Copy of Lean Six Sigma Certification
• Copies of student evaluations, awards, accomplishments and teaching materials (as one complete document)

Posting Information

Position Number 107995
Posting Number F00057
Posting Date 10/16/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.uri.edu/postings/2800

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Other

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s or equivalent degree in the field of operations and/or supply chain management, or a related discipline or will you have by January 1, 2018?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, or will you have by January 1, 2018, with completion of a Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt Certification by January 1, 2019?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a minimum of five years’ of industry experience at the middle to upper level management position in operations and/or supply chain management, or related discipline or will you have by January 1, 2018?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have demonstrated time management and organization skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other