Executive Director, Investment Strategy Institute - School of Business
Location: Duquesne University, New York
Internal Number: 136158
The Palumbo-Donahue School of Business at Duquesne University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position in finance that also includes serving as the Executive Director of the Investment Strategy Institute (EDISI). The position begins in Summer 2024 and applicants with significant experience in investment management and deep connections to the Pittsburgh business community are especially welcome to apply. The faculty rank for this position will either be Instructor (for those with a MBA or relevant masters) or Assistant Professor of Practice (for those with a terminal degree such as a Ph.D.).
The normal teaching load for full-time NTT faculty is 24 credit hours per academic year (i.e., a 4-4 teaching load). However, the EDISI comes with a reduced teaching load (no more than 18 credit hours per academic year) due to the significant administrative and leadership responsibilities involved in running the ISI. The EDISI is charged with developing, implementing, and managing policies and programs related to the ISI and $1.4 million in our Student Managed Investment Funds (SMIFs) program as well as coordinating ISI activities, overseeing center spaces, coaching students and being the external "face" of ISI for the School of Business.
The ISI has a robust advisory council which the EDISI will participate in as well as a newly launched corporate partnership program. The EDISI is appointed by and serves at the discretion of the Dean in consultation with the Chair of the Department of Economics & Finance. Besides teaching, key responsibilities include strategic planning for the ISI, supporting fundraising and external relations (mainly with companies and alumni), curricular development, supervising the ISI program director, coordinating the SMIFs program and other student-related activities,
At least 10 years of significant, progressive experiences in investment management
Excellent organizational and communication skills; a self-starter
An earned MBA or MS in a finance-related field from an AACSB-accredited business school
Committed to teaching excellence and student development
A collegial and collaborative citizenship orientation committed to program development
Experience with undergraduate and/or graduate teaching
Experience with online instruction and/or executive education
School and Department
The AACSB-accredited Palumbo-Donahue School of Business has approximately 1400 undergraduate and graduate students. Finance is the largest undergraduate major in the School and an MS in Finance launched in Fall 2023. The Department of Economics and Finance has 13 full-time faculty members and supports several degree programs, including the B.S.B.A. The Department also supports our PMBA (aimed at working adults) and the Full-Time MBA (which has a strong emphasis on sustainability and is ranked as a top
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