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Sales Program Director and Lecturer

companyUniversity of Kentucky
locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/22/2024
Full Time

Job Title
Sales Program Director and Lecturer


Requisition Number
FE04105


Working Title
Sales Program Lecturer


Department Name
8F240:Dept of Marketing and Supply Chain


Work Location
Lexington, KY


Type of Position
Faculty


Position Time Status
Full-Time


Tenure Track Status
Non-Tenure Track


Required Education

Business-focused Masters degree



Required Related Experience

Experience growing and managing relationships with external partners.

Experience in technical or business-to-business sales.



Required License/Registration/Certification

None



Job Summary

The Department of Marketing and Supply Chain at the University of Kentucky is pleased to invite applications for a nine-month Sales Program Director and Lecturer position with a preferred start date of August 2024.


This position involves two essential functions:

(1) Overseeing and managing our emerging Sales Program. This involves (a) generating and maintaining revenue from strategic corporate partnerships, (b) facilitating student experiential learning and engagement opportunities, which include our annual Sales Competition and Sales Networking events, and may include attending and coaching students for regional and national sales competitions, and © overseeing the administration and growth of our undergraduate Sales Certificate enrollment.

(2) Teaching three courses per semester. These typically include Personal Selling and Sales Management courses. At times, there may be a need to cover an additional course (such as Principles of Marketing or Negotiations). Teaching load/distribution of effort may vary from year to year based on department needs.


Preferred qualifications:

· Business-focused Masters degree

· Experience growing and managing relationships with external partners.

· Experience in technical or business-to-business sales.

· Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Please include along with the Academic Profile:

· Curriculum Vitae

· Letter of interest (upload under Cover Letter)

· Names and contact information for two references


Questions concerning the position may be directed to:

Brian Murtha

Gatton Endowed Chair & University Research Professor

Department of Marketing and Supply Chain

University of Kentucky

Gatton College of Business & Economics

Office Phone: (859) 619-8974

Email: brian.murtha@uky.edu

The University offers a very competitive package of benefits. You may view our full range of employee benefits by visiting the UK employee benefits web site: http://www.uky.edu/HR/benefits/.



The Gatton College is nearing its 100th anniversary. Over that time, we have been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB, Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional business and economics degrees and certificates in both face-to-face and online formats. We are housed in a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, and are the fastest growing college on UK’s campus, with more than 4,000 students. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world. We are looking for faculty who embody the College’s tagline of “Blue Means Business.”



Located in central Kentucky, Lexington (pop. 320,000) is widely known as the “horse capital of the world” and is roughly an hour’s drive from Louisville and Cincinnati. Lexington has a number of desirable amenities, a vibrant dining and nightlife, and plenty of outdoor activities and is regularly cited as one of the top places to live in the US. Please consider joining our team.



Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Business-focused Masters degree

Experience growing and managing relationships with external partners.

Experience in technical or business-to-business sales.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No


Preferred Education/Experience

Business-focused Masters degree

Experience growing and managing relationships with external partners.

Experience in technical or business-to-business sales.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.



Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled
Yes


University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

 As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

 Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.