POSTING DATE: September 12, 2013

Wayland Baptist University - Plainview Campus

SCHOOL: Business

Dean, School of Business


The Assistant Professor of Business Administration will work under the supervision of the Dean, School of Business.  Primary responsibility will be teaching courses in Accounting in the School of Business.  As a faculty member of WBU, this individual will represent the University’s spiritual emphasis to students, faculty, staff, and the community in a manner consistent with the University’s mission and purpose.  Twelve month contract with 33 (thirty three) semester hours to be taught per year. 


1. Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Accounting primarily.  Credentials to teach in an additional area or areas is desirable; Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing.   Teaching responsibilities could be a combination of Face-to-Face and On-Line Courses.  

2. Advising undergraduate and graduate students.

3. Serving on School and University committees.

4. Active engagement in professional development activities.

5. Active engagement in School of Business recruiting and retention initiatives.

6.  Maintaining positive relationships with students, faculty, staff, and general constituency of the University.

7. Participate in faculty meetings, creative/scholarly activity, graduation ceremonies, and service appropriate to the university faculty member.

The above statements are not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees in this job.  Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by the Dean, School of Business or Executive Vice President/Provost.
QUALIFICATIONS: A commitment of Christian Higher education and in agreement with the purposes and philosophy of Christian higher education as promoted by the Baptist General Convention of Texas in general and Wayland Baptist University in particular.
Education, Certification and Licence:

Earned doctorate from a Regionally Accredited Institution of Higher Education in Accounting or earned doctorate from a Regionally Accredited Institution of Higher Education in an area of Business with 18 graduate hours in Accounting.

Experience & Knowledge:

1. At least three years of recent successful College or University teaching.          

2. Special consideration will be given to applicants who have recent successful experience using technology in the teaching/learning process, interdisciplinary teaching, and/or on-line delivery of education.

3. Experience in advising students and developing degree plans.

4. A background in one or more disciplines of Business Administration is preferred.

Skills & Abilities:

1. Written and verbal communication, proficiency with computer software and hardware.

2. Ability to work collaboratively with University faculty, students, and staff.

3. Candidates must be Christian, committed to academic rigor and willing to invest themselves in the development of students and the School of Business.
Additional Requirements:

1. Endorsement by the Executive Vice President/Provost.

2. Must be able to pass Background Checks.

3. Must have no delinquent or defaulted items on Credit Report.  A credit check will be conducted to insure the requirement is met.

THE UNIVERSITY: Wayland Baptist University is a four-year liberal arts university. The institution is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. The Wayland Baptist University System is comprised of the Plainview campus, which is predominately a residential campus, twelve external campuses, and the Virtual Campus offering courses in a broad range of academic areas.

Applications may be submitted online or you may download it from the top of this web page by clicking on Application for Employment.

Interested individuals MUST submit the following information in Word or PDF Formats:

1. Letter of Interest/Cover Letter

2. Completed University Application of Employment with Faith Statement and Teaching Philosophy:

(Link to Application Below)

3. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

4. Three Current Professional Letters of Recommendation

5.  Copies of transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate academic work

Additional material may be requested at a later date.

Please send this information to:

Ron Appling, Director of Human Resources

Wayland Baptist University - Plainview Campus
1900 W. 7th Street, CMB #1274
Phone: (806) 291-3451

Fax: (806) 291-1981



Application review will begin October 1, 2013,   and continue until position is filled.  Start date is January 2014.

Wayland Baptist University does not illegally discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its mission and purposes.