Georgia State University

Position ID:GSU-EXEC [#9919, 18-125]
Position Title: Executive in Residence
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30302, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Management and Organizations
Business Management
Appl Deadline:2017/10/31 finished (posted 2017/09/22, listed until 2017/10/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY J. Mack Robinson College of Business

The Robinson College of Business (RCB) of Georgia State University (GSU) invites applications and nominations for an Executive in Residence for Fall 2017. Successful candidates will have well documented evidence of success as a business leader, unique and innovative approaches to classroom instruction and/or approaches to company engagement, that benefit the graduate and undergraduate programs.

Minimum requirements are an earned terminal degree in business or equivalent experience in business leadership. Candidates will be expected to interact intensively with the industry in the Atlanta area and beyond.

The successful candidate’s home will be RCB Dean’s office, and will report directly to the Dean of RCB. Direct responsibilities will include:

• Activate Relationship Building The college’s current strategic plan challenges us to aspire to the vision “No one gets closer to business than Robinson.” The successful candidate will play a key role bringing the faculty, staff and students together with the business community for mutual benefit. • Support Brand Development and Community Awareness Robinson is aggressively executing a new brand and marketing strategy. The successful candidate will support this effort by helping to execute the marketing strategy, by raising awareness of the college in the business community, and by supporting recruiting efforts of prospective graduate students and non-degree executive education clients. • Teaching The teaching role in this role is targeted to provide students with a deeper understanding of the application of their particular field of study to actual business practice and to support the development of the “soft” and “professionalism” skills they will need to be successful in workplace after graduation.

ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT GSU is a major urban research university located in the heart of Atlanta. One of the 10 largest accredited business colleges in the United States, Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business has 200 faculty, 7,500 students and over 70,000 alumni. According to Standard & Poor’s, more Georgia executives hold graduate degrees from Robinson and Georgia State than from any other school in the nation. The college is highly ranked: according to the University of Texas at Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Ranking, Robinson’s research productivity makes us #1 in Georgia and #3 in the Southeast. Its flagship part-time MBA is ranked among the best by Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report, and its Executive MBA is considered by Financial Times to be one of the world’s premier programs.

We are creating a new kind of business school - one uniquely capable of developing people from all backgrounds into talented business leaders who will create value in an era of digital transformation. We are extending our STEM perspectives and capabilities in new areas - computer science, statistics and engineering - and integrating them with the core activities of the business school. Our students will connect these new analytical skills with business concepts in immersive experiences, allowing them to capture value from innovation in rapidly changing environments. In all, Robinson itself is learning new ways to collaborate with faculty, students, and business partners to develop a new generation of business leaders.


Further information about the RCB is online at Applicants wishing to apply should register with (the registration is free) and upload their curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, recent publications or working papers, and evidence of teaching performance. Applicants are required to submit their materials via the online system.

Review of applications will begin immediately and applicants will be reviewed until positions are filled. Positions are contingent on University budget approval.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran’s status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Send the following item by normal mail:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
PO Box 3989
Atlanta, GA 30302-3989

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