Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Organizations & Responsible Business – ORB-405-01 Managing Contemporary Organizations and Leading Teams – Autumn Quarter 2022



Job description

Location: Moraga, CA

Description:Founded in 1863, Saint Mary’s is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary’s currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

ORB-405-01, Managing Contemporary Organizations and Leading Teams

Autumn Quarter, 09/27/2022 – 12/6/2022, Tuesdays Evenings – 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Moraga campus

This course provides you with theory-based knowledge of managerial and organizational processes from a behavioral point of view, along with the necessary tools to enable you to design those processes prudently and optimize their uses. It aims to provide theoretical and practical approaches to better enhance interpersonal, dyadic and organizational processes. Teamwork continues to be a major thrust of current management thinking among managers and academics alike. This course aims to help develop you into a competent leader of teams, along with a deeper understanding of the elements common to high performing teams. This course utilizes a multi-method approach to not only demonstrate the value of using teams but also to see how that understanding translates to actual changes in both your behavior and those of the members of teams you manage.


  • Ph.D. degree in Organizational Behavior, Management, or a closely related field and a recent publication record in the field, OR
  • A Masters degree in Organizational Behavior, Management, or a closely related field and five years of current, relevant professional experience.

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