Associate Professor and Director, Masters of Nonprofit Management (FAC001284)

University of Houston-Downtown
Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 30, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Houston Downtown invites applications for the position of Director of the Masters of Nonprofit Management Program and Associate/Full Professor of Nonprofit Management.  The University of Houston-Downtown’s Master’s in Nonprofit Management is a vibrant interdisciplinary graduate program and the 5th ranked online Master’s in Nonprofit Management program in the country. In addition to Ph.D. tenure-track and full-time faculty, the MNPM includes adjunct faculty made up of CEOs from some of the finest nonprofit organizations in the country.  Roughly 70% of the students in the program are women, two-thirds are African American and Latino, and most are First-Generation to College and work full-time.

The program resides in the Department of Social Sciences, which includes Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Health and Behavioral Sciences and is within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.  

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Ph. D.  from an accredited institution in an appropriate academic field. Candidates will be able to teach face-to-face, hybrid, and online undergraduate and graduate courses in nonprofit and related fields. Candidates will have experience in administration, including program coordination and assessment, and will be able to engage in academic advisement and recruitment. Candidates will also demonstrate a sustained record, equivalent to the rank of Associate or Full Professor, of excellent teaching; service; and academic peer-reviewed publications in nonprofit management or related fields.  

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates will have experience in developing on-going relationships with nonprofit and public agencies.

About the University of Houston Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown is a comprehensive four-year university offering bachelor’s and selected master’s degree programs and providing strong academic and career preparation as well as life-long learning opportunities. Located in the heart of the city, the University reflects the diversity of the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area, and, through its academic programs, engages with the community to address the needs and advance the development of the region. UHD is an inclusive community dedicated to integrating teaching, service, and scholarly research to develop students’ talents and prepare them for success in a dynamic global society. UHD draws students from throughout the Greater Houston area. UHD is considered one of the most ethnically diverse liberal arts institutions in the southwest, a distinction that indicates the student body accurately reflects the Houston community's wealth of cultures, languages, and nationalities. The University offers all students a specially tailored opportunity for quality higher education, as well as small classes.  UHD employs over 1,100 faculty and staff. 

Since opening its doors in 1974, UHD has grown in mission and service, and now offers baccalaureate degrees in 44 areas and eight master's degree programs. Over 14,000 students attend classes in five colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences and Technology; and University College. UHD boasts over 51,000 alumni and is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution.  As one of the four distinct and separate components of the University of Houston System, UHD offers educational opportunities and access to students from a variety of backgrounds, including many first-generation college students, students who work full- or part-time, students with additional family obligations, and students who transfer from community colleges and other higher education institutions. The University of Houston System is a public system of higher education that includes three other universities in addition to UHD—the University of HoustonUH-Clear Lake, and UH-Victoria

  Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Unofficial Transcripts