Fort Lewis College

Durango, Colorado United States


    May 19, 2023
    June 04, 2023

This Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor position is a one-year (9-month) appointment for AY 2023-24. The title of the position is dependent on the degree type of the successful applicant. The position will teach four courses per semester (24 credit hours during the 2023-2024 academic year) and fulfill other program duties as needed. This position is within the School of Business Administration (AACSB accredited) and in support of the majors, minors, certificates, and concentrations across the School of Business Administration. 

Job Description:

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Teach 24 credit hours (8 courses) during the 2023-2024 academic year in multiple areas of the Marketing program.  Teaching includes preparing class and evaluation materials, delivering lectures, grading, and being available for student questions. 
  • Maintain the most appropriate AACSB faculty qualification.
  • Make connections with the business community in the Four Corners region.
  • Hold office hours.
  • Provide timely feedback on the students’ work and presentations.
  • Collaborate with other faculty members.
  • Aid with the development of course materials.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
  • Maintain knowledge and awareness of digital accessibility including the American with Disabilities Act and Section 508.
  • Produce and remediate digitally accessible materials in accordance with FLC standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Specialized Skills and Experience:

  • Master’s degree (Visiting Instructor) or PhD (Visiting Assistant Professor) in Business Administration or Marketing.
  • Ability and interest in teaching several classes within the Marketing program.
  • Demonstrated college-level teaching excellence.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to complete tasks within strict timelines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships across academic units and with other offices on campus.

Preferred Education, Specialized Skills and Experience:

  • Master’s degree (Visiting Instructor) or PhD (Visiting Assistant Professor) in Business Administration or Marketing from an AACSB accredited program.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and teach a range of introductory and upper-level marketing courses, especially Principles of Marketing, Digital Marketing Channels (introductory digital marketing class), and Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC).
  • Demonstrated success of working in a diverse environment.
  • Interest in working in a cross-disciplinary environment.
  • Online teaching experience.

Reports To / Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Associate Dean of the School of Business Administration

Work Environment: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee can expect while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).
  • Ability to work in a confined area.
  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand in front of a classroom, sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and write on the board. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work.


Less than 5% is expected for this position.

FLSA Status/ Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • Exempt
  • Full Time and FTE 1.0
  • Temporary
  • 9 Month Position. 
  • Work hours are flexible but should fit within a standard work week.   Employees must be present on campus for class, tutoring and meeting times, but have flexibility for their grading and preparation.


The salary is $65,000, plus a comprehensive benefits package, that may include housing and moving assistance. 

Application Process 
A complete application packet includes: 

  • Cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for position. Include details regarding how your personal and professional experiences position you to encourage a learning environment grounded in equity and inclusion. Answer the following, “How do you envision contributing to Fort Lewis College’s commitment to equity and inclusion?” 
  • CV
  • Names and contact information for three current, professional references.

Application materials received by June 4, 2023, will receive full consideration.  The position will remain open until filled. 

The successful candidate will be required to submit original, official college transcripts,  and pass a background check. 

Notice to Prospective Employees:
 The Fort Lewis College is required by the Clery Act of 1990 to notify prospective employees, current employees, students and applicants where to access our Campus Security Report.  The report is updated and published annually in accordance with the Higher Education Amendments of 1998, Federal Student Right-to-Know, the Federal Drug-free Schools and Campuses Act of 1989. This report contains information about:

  • Fort Lewis College’s alcohol and other drug policy
  • Sexual assault policy
  • Campus security policies
  • Campus/community resources
  • The Colorado Riot Offense Statute restriction on enrollment
  • Where to find registered sex offender information
  • Crime statistics for the previous three calendar years
  • Reporting crimes

The Campus Security Report can be accessed in two ways:
By going to the internet website at: Fort Lewis College Student Affairs Office will also provide a paper copy of the annual security report upon request.   You can reach them at (970) 247-7331.

Equal Opportunity
Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex*, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, family or domestic status, political beliefs, veteran status, pregnancy, or genetic information. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. The College is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. To file a report, get resources, read policies, or make an appointment, See

Discrimination Questions?

Office of the Equal Opportunity Coordinator
David Pirrone
192 Education Business Hall
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, Colorado 81301
(970) 247-7182

Questions about Title IX sex discrimination?    
Office of the Title 9 Coordinator
Kate Suazo
230 Skyhawk Station
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, Colorado 81301
(970) 247-6729

Information about Fort Lewis College’s alcohol and drug policy, sexual assault policy, campus security policies, campus crime statistics, fire safety procedures and fire statistics, and campus/community resources can be found in the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. Hard copies are available upon request.

* Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Part 106 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, including in admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and CFR 106 to Fort Lewis College may be directed to FLC’s Title IX Coordinator and/or to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education.

ADAA Accommodations
Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Kristin Polens by phone 970-247-7459 or email at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.