Marketing

Department of Management & Business

School of Business, Education and Social Sciences

(Posting Date: 09/13/12; Last Updated 12/17/13)

The Department of Management & Business, in the School of Business, Education and Social Sciences at Messiah College, has a unique opening within its growing Marketing Program for a full-time, term tenure-track faculty member, beginning in August of 2014.



Qualifications: The Department seeks exceptional Marketing faculty candidates who will be excellent teachers and mentors of undergraduate students, demonstrate intercultural competence, have a vibrant Christian faith, and are able to help the program keep pace with exciting new trends in the field. Instructional assignments will take into consideration the right candidate’s skills and interests.  The Program offers courses such as Marketing Principles, Market Research, Advertising, Decision-Making Tools for Management, Personal Selling, Global Marketing, and Social/Digital Marketing.

A relevant doctorate is strongly preferred; ABD candidates or those committed to completing a doctorate may be considered. Strong work experience is a plus. A track record of, or potential for, scholarship is desirable.

The Program: Messiah’s Marketing Program distinguishes itself by preparing students through a unique blend of experiential learning and faith integration. Graduates of the Program have held positions that include: PR director for Microsoft, senior CRM manager for Gap Inc., brand manager at Hershey Foods, marketing development manager for Coca-Cola, director of professional marketing at Johnson & Johnson, and vice president of global fund relations at JPMorgan Chase.

The Department: Messiah’s ACBSP-accredited Department of Management & Business is one of the College’s largest departments. Home to six strong business majors and the International Business Institute (http://www.messiah.edu/departments/business/ibi/index.html), the Department provides an extremely collegial environment in which to teach and to conduct other scholarly work.

The College: Messiah College is a Christian College of the liberal arts and applied sciences that is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit and academic excellence. The main campus is located in a picturesque setting in South-Central Pennsylvania, minutes from the state capital, Harrisburg, and in close proximity to New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. The College also operates a satellite campus in Harrisburg (http://www.messiah.edu/).

Starting Date for Position: Fall 2014

Compensation: Messiah College offers attractive benefits in addition to salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications and Nominations: Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt and accepted until the position is filled. Please e-mail a current curriculum vitae or resume as well as a letter of interest that clearly explains how your Christian faith represents a strong fit with the mission of Messiah College, which is “to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.”

Please submit materials to: Dr. David Hagenbuch, Co-Chair, Department of Management & Business at dhagenbu@messiah.edu.


Messiah College’s strategic plan includes a commitment to community engagement in diverse settings and the development of cross-cultural competencies as well as a commitment to developing a comprehensive and integrated approach to global engagement.  As such, Messiah College is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body.  Successful candidates will evidence similar commitments.

Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences. The College is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.

Messiah College does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic/national origin, disability, race, gender or veteran status in its education programs, admissions or employment policies. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.