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Cramer Family Professor of Practice in Community Impact

Syracuse University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 30, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations, Sociology
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Full Time
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Job # 076070 Job Title Cramer Family Professor of Practice in Community Impact Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate with Experience FLSA Status Exempt Hours
To be determined by Dean’s office. Job Type Full-time Rank Professor of Practice Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs seeks outstanding candidates for the Cramer Family Professor of Practice in Community Impact (“Cramer Family Professor”) in the Citizenship and Civic Engagement Program.
The goal in establishing the Cramer Family Professor is to provide support across a range of community engagement efforts that develop capabilities and skills in entrepreneurship, civic engagement, philanthropy, conflict resolution, and social innovation and impact.
The ideal candidate will help students think globally while acting locally in Syracuse, Rochester, and Utica.

This is a fixed term professor of practice appointment with possibility of renewal. Qualifications
Candidates should have a strong record of professional experience in entrepreneurship, civic engagement, philanthropy, conflict resolution, and and/or social innovation and impact. For candidates with a Ph.D., at least 5 years of experience after receiving the degree are required; for candidates without a Ph.D., at least 10 years of appropriate practice experience are required. Job Specific Qualifications
We seek candidates with research and/or professional career experiences in government, the private sector, or non-profit organizations. We are especially interested in candidates whose research or career experience is in one or more of the following areas: entrepreneurship, civic engagement, philanthropy, conflict resolution, and social innovation and impact.
Finally, we seek candidates whose research, teaching, service, or lived experiences have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in our work with students, colleagues, and wider communities. Responsibilities
The successful candidate will contribute to a team of faculty advancing education and practice on community engagement and social impact through the University’s undergraduate Citizenship and Civic Engagement ( CCE ) Major. The Cramer Family Professor will also help students work with community-based organizations in Utica, Rochester, and Syracuse; assist students with their capstone projects; and teach courses in community development, social entrepreneurship, philanthropy, grantsmanship, and program design and evaluation. The Cramer Family Professor will also provide mentorship to students, guiding them with academic and career advising.

In addition to teaching and general academic and career advising, an important aspect of the position will be to assist students and community leaders in identifying and developing projects to serve the Syracuse, Rochester, and Utica communities. This entails building and maintaining relationships with students and community leaders and facilitating connections between these groups.

Though this position is attached to the CCE program, the Maxwell School is an interdisciplinary school with opportunities for collaboration with various research centers such as the Center for Environmental Policy and Administration; the Center for Policy Research; the Campbell Institute of Public Affairs and the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Cooperation.

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In addition to completing an online application, please attach a CV, cover letter, and list of three references. You may also submit a teaching philosophy and teaching evaluations (optional). The review of applications will begin on 1/17/22, and the deadline of application is 1/31/22. About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal. EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link Job Posting Date 11/30/2021 Application Deadline 01/31/2022 Open Until Filled No Priority Consideration 01/16/2022 Job Category Faculty Message to Applicants
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