Chair of the Department of Economics, Accounting and Business Administration


The Department of Economics, Accounting & Business Administration (EABA) at the University of Mount Union is seeking an experienced and dynamic individual to serve as Chair of the Department of Economics, Accounting, and Business Administration.
The department offers six majors and three minors. Presently, there are approximately 350 students with a declared major in the department and approximately 90 students with declared Business Administration minors.  EABA majors represent 16% of the entire undergraduate student body.  There are 10 full-time faculty members.

The department is currently a candidate for accreditation by ACBSP and expects to host a site visit by the accreditor in spring of 2018.  The department seeks to expand its online course offerings, and is actively considering the addition of its first Master’s program, as well as a major in Risk and Insurance Management, in the near future. These developments are expected to contribute to further growth in the size and complexity of the department

Successful candidates will be responsible to lead the department for success and growth, evaluate and develop faculty, schedule and assign all classes, support the institution’s enrollment efforts, and work with students to resolve issues as necessary. 


Candidates are expected to hold a terminal degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Economics and be able to teach in at least one of the offered disciplines. Corporate, entrepreneurial, and/or higher education administration experience will be considered a plus. 


August 1, 2018. 


Competitive, based on qualifications. Fringe benefits include a 10% contribution by the University to TIAA/CREF after one year of service; contribution by the University toward hospitalization, major medical, disability, and group life insurance; tuition exchange for qualified dependents. 

Equal Opportunity:

The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer. The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, marital or parental status, pregnancy, disability, or genetic information in student admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or employment as now or may hereafter be required by university policy and federal or state law.

Academic Rank:

Position is open rank and tenure eligible.

Descriptive Information:

The University of Mount Union, a private institution founded in 1846, offers a rigorous and relevant academic program that is grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union’s 2,200 students can select from 62 broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors as well as graduate programs in physician assistant studies and educational leadership.  Known for its personal approach, the institution boasts a 13:1 student-faculty ratio and a curriculum delivered by dedicated faculty members, the vast majority of whom hold terminal degrees in their fields.

Over the past 10 years, nearly $110 million has been invested in the construction and renovation of modern facilities including a recreation center, apartment-style housing options, health and medical sciences facility and performing arts center.  Primarily residential in nature, Mount Union’s picturesque 123-acre campus is located in Alliance, OH (population 23,000), within 80 miles of both Cleveland and Pittsburgh.  An additional 162-acre Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center is located six miles away.  The University’s endowment is in excess of $142 million.

The University, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, is committed to providing a student-centered approach and an exceptional educational experience, offering an array of activities for cultural, civic and social development.  Students experience outstanding opportunities for success after graduation, both in the workforce and graduate study.  For more information, visit


Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to EABA Chair Search Committee, c/o Human Resources, 1972 Clark Ave, University of Mount Union, Alliance, OH 44601; email:   Electronic applications are preferred. Please contact the search committee chair, Michelle Sundstrom, Vice President for Enrollment Services, at with any questions.Review of applications will begin January 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Please click on the “Apply Now” button below to apply for this position.

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