Tenured Faculty (Full Professor) & Department Chair-Management & Organizations

Tenured Faculty (Full Professor) & Department Chair-Management & Organizations

Job No: 532623
Work Type: Instructional Faculty - Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Business/Management


For more than five decades, the College of Business (COB) at Sacramento State has consistently achieved its fundamental mission - to develop engaged, responsible, and inclusive leaders that enrich communities around the world. The COB cultivates excellence in its graduates and develops business leaders possessing not only top management skills, but also a broad understanding of their responsibilities to business and their community. The College is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all its activities. The College of Business has maintained its accreditation under the stringent standards of the AACSB since 1963. In the course of our history, the COB has produced over 50,000 total graduates through our undergraduate BS program and our innovative graduate programs which currently include: MBA, Executive MBA, iMBA, MS Accountancy, MS Business Analytics and MS Finance. 60 percent of our alumni remain in the Sacramento region, fueling the success of our culturally rich and vibrant economy.

DEPARTMENT: Management & Organizations

POSITION TITLE: Tenured Faculty (Full Professor) & Department Chair


The Management & Organizations Department is comprised of eleven tenure-line faculty who teach and conduct research in areas related to organizational behavior, human resources management, labor relations, and business communications. Department faculty include award-winning teacher-scholars who have been recognized for innovative teaching and research at the University, California State System, and national and international levels. The Department serves all undergraduate students in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration through core courses such as Human Resources-Organizational Behavior (HROB 101) and Business Communications (MGMT 102). The Department is also responsible for curricula and courses in the Human Resources-Organizational Behavior undergraduate concentration and MBA program. Opportunities to teach exist in the Business Honors program, as well as overload (additional compensation) in EMBA and iMBA courses. A Master's of Human Resources, to be housed in the Management & Organizations Department, is approved by the Chancellor's Office and under development.


The Department of Management & Organization in the College of Business at California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State) invites applications from highly-qualified candidates for Department Chair. Candidates should have academic credentials that qualify for appointment at the rank of Full Professor with Tenure.

The intent is for the successful candidate to begin their role in the Fall 2024 semester. The assignment as Chair of the Department of Management & Organizations is a 12-month position with an initial 3-year term, renewable pending re-nomination and approval of the President in accordance with department and campus policies. This position will be split between chair (40%) and academic year faculty (60%) roles. Should the chair assignment not continue after the initial three-year term, the incumbent's academic year faculty position will increase to 100%.

The Department Chair will lead by example and contribute to a positive department culture; encourage and support department faculty to develop and maintain an innovative curriculum; support quality research and professional development; and actively engage with alumni, employers, and professionals in the region. The Department Chair will coordinate with the Associate Dean offices pertaining to faculty workload and support, instructional scheduling, enrollment management, and accreditation. The Department Chair is a member of the College's Executive Council, working with other Department Chairs and the Dean's Office to achieve the College's strategic goals.

  • Serve as Chair of the Department of Management & Organizations (40%), including, but not limited to, the following duties:
    • Work collaboratively with department faculty to foster a positive culture
    • Facilitate processes for faculty hiring, onboarding, retention, and ongoing support
    • Coordinate with the Associate Dean for Academic Programs Office and department faculty on course assignments, course scheduling, and enrollment management
    • Coordinate with the Associate Dean for Faculty Support Office on faculty evaluation processes, committee assignments, and faculty professional development and support
    • Contribute to student recruitment, retention, advising, and success efforts
    • Facilitate instructional support operations
    • Provide leadership in curriculum development and program planning
    • Represent the department at the College, University, and community levels
    • Other duties as assigned by Dean or Associate Deans
  • Serve as faculty, with teaching, research/creative activity, and service duties (60%) that include:
    • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses, using multiple modes of delivery, which could include online and hybrid and may fall within or outside of "regular business hours"
    • Engage in scholarly and professional activities to maintain currency/relevancy and AACSB scholarly academic (SA) status
    • Provide service to the institution at the Department, College, and University levels
    • Provide service to the community in the incumbent's area of specialization
    • Contribute to University initiatives related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and community engagement
    • Other duties consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, as established through the CSU and the California Faculty Association

  • Ph.D. in Business Administration (or related discipline) from AACSB, AMBA or EQUIS-accredited institution.
  • A record of excellence in teaching, service, and high-quality peer-reviewed research within the discipline appropriate for appointment at the rank of Full Professor with Tenure (Associate Professors nearing application for promotion to Full Professor are also encouraged to apply)
  • Having held a tenured position at a university or equivalent
  • Demonstrated commitment and experience working effectively with a diverse team of faculty and staff colleagues
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses offered in the Management & Organizations Department (e.g., organizational behavior, human resources management, business communications, labor relations, and/or other management-related courses)
  • Track record of publications (peer-reviewed articles) in high-quality journals in the candidate's area of specialization
  • Experience leading an academic unit (or equivalent)

  • Knowledge and experience in group facilitation, mediation, and/or conflict negotiation/resolution
  • Experience working in an AACSB-accredited college or school of business
  • 2 years' experience leading an academic unit (or equivalent)
  • Interest in and experience with inclusive forms of student engagement and pedagogy in the classroom
  • Strong commitment to and previous experience in teaching to a diverse student body
  • Experience with curricular development (e.g., existing and new undergraduate and/or graduate degree programs)
  • A record of developing relationships with business, government, and/or non-profit communities, consistent with Sacramento State's Anchor University Initiative
  • Demonstrated knowledge of higher education issues and trends at the state, national, and global levels
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the processes and practices of working at a large public university
  • Knowledge and experience of a collective-bargaining workplace
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and generate resources
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in assisting an academic unit to create a vision for the future and implementing the vision successfully


Review of applications is ongoing throughout Fall 2023, and will continue into Spring 2024 if needed. The position will remain open until filled.

  • Curriculum Vitae, including contact information for three professional references
  • Unofficial transcripts of highest degree
  • Cover Letter of application that specifically addresses the candidate's ability to meet expectations and fulfill stated position responsibilities
  • Diversity Statement explaining how the candidate's professional skills, experiences, and plans in the areas of teaching, research, service, and/or leadership can help advance our campus' equity, diversity, and inclusion goals
  • Scholarly Research: Evidence of scholarly qualifications, including up to three examples of scholarly publications that demonstrate the qualification standards listed above (All items must be combined into one file prior to uploading).
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness, including a brief narrative about how the candidate's teaching has changed over time (maximum 500 words) and recent course evaluations (Optional evidence may include peer evaluations of teaching and course syllabi. All items must be combined into one file prior to uploading.)

Candidates from underrepresented and/or minoritized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


The classification annual salary range for Full Professor Academic Year is $93,528 - $165,564. The anticipated annual starting salary is $130,000 - $140,000. The Department Chair salary portion will be augmented per Unit 3 CBA requirements and is estimated to increase the total salary to $141,000 - $153,000.

About Sacramento State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the "Farm-to-Fork Capital," is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State is a Hispanic and AANAPISI serving institution with about 31,000 students coming not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1,800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission:

"As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students to lead, serve, and succeed. Sacramento State will be a welcoming, caring, and inclusive leader in education, innovation, and engagement." As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to learning and student success ; teaching, research, scholarship and creative activity ; justice, diversity, equity and inclusion ; resource development and sustainability ; dedicated community engagement , and wellness and safety .

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code , Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/human-resources/benefits/reasonable-accomodation.html .

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/human-resources/learning-development/csu-learn.html .

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at https://www.csus.edu/clery .
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

COVID19 Vaccination Policy

Effective May 2023, per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy , it is strongly recommended that all California State University, Sacramento employees who are accessing office and campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications.

Out of State Employment

Per CSU-wide policy (HR2021-04), all faculty who will begin initial employment (or return from a 12-month break in service) on or after January 1, 2022 are required to perform their work from within the State of California. Faculty hired prior to January 1, 2022 must be available to perform work in the State of California if their assignment is in-person.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Advertised: October 04, 2023 (9:00 AM)
Applications Closes: Open Until Filled

To apply, visit https://careers.csus.edu/en-us/job/532623/tenured-faculty-full-professor-department-chairmanagement-organizations

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