Location: Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Mission(s): Education
Salary: $60,000/Yr - to - $85,000/Yr
Job Type: Full Time
Posted On: Feb 07, 2019

Education: Doctorate
Career Level: Mid Career (2+ Years Experience)
Nonprofit Experience: Desired / Not Required


Slippery Rock University seeks an established tenure-track faculty member in Nonprofit and Organizational Leadership to join a newly-formed independent department comprised of two well-developed programs within the College of Liberal Arts.  In collaboration with existing department faculty, this position will support both nonprofit and leadership programs, including teaching courses such as program development and evaluation, leadership principles, nonprofit management, fundraising, budgeting and finance, strategic planning, ethics, team building, cultural competence, and/or other areas based on faculty member's area of expertise.  Future potential to develop and teach within a prospective graduate program.  We seek an experienced faculty member whose expertise will supplement our students' leadership experience and enrich their professional networks.  This position demands outreach to the region's nonprofit, governmental and private sector organizations as well as collaboration with on-campus community engage learning and student leadership co-curricular programs.  All department faculty are expected to recruit/advise/retain/mentor both online and face to face undergraduates, as well as (potentially) graduate students.   Finally, the successful candidate will actively engage in advancing these programs to regional/national recognition.

The position begins in the Fall of 2019; assigned workload is four classes per semester. Excellent salary and benefits package. Faculty rank to be determined commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned doctorate in Organizational Leadership, Nonprofit Management, Human Services Administration, Public Administration and/or Public Policy, Leadership or relevant discipline with a concentration in nonprofit management and leadership studies. Other requirements include:

  1. Previous experience in a tenure-track faculty position that includes teaching experience relevant to the position.
  2. Sustained record of relevant scholarly activity (which will partially help determine appointment rank).
  3. Experience with and understanding of cross-sector collaboration, interdisciplinary thinking, and civic leadership 
  4. Evidence of connecting theory and practice and/or high-impact pedagogical practices.
  5. Evidence of successfully engaging students actively within and beyond the classroom. 
  6. Willingness to teach online. 

Successful performance in an on-campus interview and teaching demonstration required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience establishing/working in a community resource center and/or an academic research center. 
  2. Experience teaching in and/or developing a graduate program.
  3. Proven track record of civic engagement and organizational leadership.
  4. Experience with leading a program to national distinction.
  5. Experience teaching both online and face-to-face.

Complete application includes CV, unofficial or official transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment), names and full contact information (email address, snail mail address and phone number) for at least three professional references, and letter of application that includes attention to the candidate's teaching experiences (both within and beyond the classroom(, scholarly activity and service.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by February 22, 2019

Apply online at https://careers.sru.edu/postings/5459

For More Information, Visit: www.sru.edu

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