Lecturer (Nonprofit Management)

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 13, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Management, Other Business & Management, Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
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Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

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Lecturer (Nonprofit Management)

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Job Description Summary

The Auburn University Department of Political Science is seeking a seeking a Lecturer in Nonprofit Management. This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track position. Candidates must be able to offer courses online and in-person at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in nonprofit management. Candidates should be broadly trained in public administration and/or nonprofit management and have a passion for teaching. A professional history that informs classroom pedagogy and practice is preferred. We are seeking individuals who can contribute extensively to the MPA Program’s Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Organizations and Community Governance and to undergraduate public administration courses. In addition, the individual should be able to teach courses in the core curriculum in our Master of Public Administration Program ( NASPAA accredited).

This position will begin August 2022 and is eligible for annual renewal based on job performance, need, and availability of funding. The candidate is expected to teach nonprofit management, nonprofit law and governance, and nonprofit resource development at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as core courses in the undergraduate public administration and MPA programs.

Minimum Qualifications

Required qualifications include a PhD in public administration, nonprofit management, public policy, or related field at the time employment begins. Professional experience in public or nonprofit management, experience teaching online and in-person classes, experience teaching nonprofit management courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, evidence of a record of commitment to student success at the college level through substantial and continued effectiveness in teaching, advising, and other student-related responsibilities are highly desired.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills are required.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021 and will continue until a suitable candidate has been selected. Candidates are required to submit a cover letter outlining their qualifications for the position and courses they can teach, a current curriculum vitae, an official transcript of all graduate work, contact information for three letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations (if available), and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy.

Direct questions to Dr. Kelly Krawczyk, Search Committee Chair, Department of Political Science, 7080 Haley Center, Auburn University AL, 36849 Fax: 334-844-6155. Email: kak0037@auburn.edu.

Auburn University is an EEO /Vet/Disability Employer and committed to building an inclusive and diverse community.

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AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
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  2. Letter of Recommendation
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