Nonprofit Management Assistant Professor | Regular Full
Nonprofit Management Assistant Professor | Tenure Track Fall
2022 | I01809
Nonprofit Mgt, Empowerment & Diversity Studies
4 courses each semester (combination 100% online and
Supporting role with Institute for Nonprofit Leadership including
network building, research and programming
SRU liaison to the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
Helping to develop an online graduate program in Nonprofit
Other faculty duties common to all faculty
We seek a faculty member who will advance our students’ academic
and field knowledge, enrich their professional networks, prepare
them for careers in the nonprofit sector, and enhance the capacity
of the nonprofit sector in the region and beyond.
In collaboration with existing department faculty, this position
supports interdisciplinary teaching across the undergraduate
nonprofit management program, including the following undergraduate
courses: introduction to nonprofit management, program development
and evaluation, fundraising, budgeting and financial decision
making, community development, civic engagement and advocacy,
statistics, research methods, capstone course and supervision of
With support from SRU’s office of community engaged learning and in
partnership with a wide range of off-campus community partners,
faculty teaching in this program are expected to incorporate
service-learning and other high impact practices into each
This faculty member advises the program’s pre-professional
organization and coordinates progress of students seeking the
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance’s Certified Nonprofit Professional
credential and induction into the Nonprofit Academic Centers
Council’s Nu Lambda Mu international honorary. In addition, this
faculty member will be expected to make contributions toward the
development of an online master’s degree in nonprofit, with
eventual teaching in this new graduate program.
Further, this faculty member will support the operation of the
Institute for Nonprofit Leadership at SRU including strengthening
the Institute’s networks, conducting research, engaging students
and other SRU faculty to support Institute research and
programming, and assisting in the capacity building of nonprofit
organizations served by the Institute.
All department faculty are expected to recruit/advise/retain/mentor
both online and face-to-face to undergraduates. Finally, the
successful candidate will actively engage in advancing these
programs to regional/national recognition.
- Earned doctorate in Nonprofit Management, Human Services
Administration, Macro Social Work, Public Administration and/or
Public Policy, or closely-related field with a specific
concentration in nonprofit management and/or policy studies. ( ABD
applicants acceptable so long as terminal degree is earned by July
- Evidence of successfully engaging students actively within and
beyond the classroom, including high-impact pedagogical practices,
civic engagement, and/or community-based research.
- Experience in utilizing interdisciplinary thinking and
constructing cross-sector collaboration to address nonprofit sector
capacity building and community priorities.
- Experience supporting the work of nonprofit organizations
and/or working with or as a nonprofit professional.
- Proof of providing both traditional and online course
- Record of relevant scholarly activity.
- Successful performance in an on campus interview and teaching
- Previous undergraduate teaching experience relevant to the
- Experience establishing/working in an academic research center,
community-based research/development center, and/or nonprofit
leadership academic center.
- Engaged with nonprofit organizations and/or nonprofit networks
across western Pennsylvania.
- Proven track record as a nonprofit manager and/or
- Experiencing teaching in a graduate level nonprofit management
- Experience with leading a program to national distinction.
Open Until Filled
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Special Instructions to Applicants
Copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for
this position (unofficial copies are acceptable for the
application), to be uploaded with the application and CV. Official
transcripts are required prior to appointment. Recommended
candidates will be required to complete criminal background check,
including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse)
Background Check and Federal Criminal ( FBI ) clearance prior to
appointment. Review of applications will begin on February 1,
Posting Specific Questions
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- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Unofficial Transcripts
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- Teaching Philosophy
- Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness (e.g. peer reviews, student
evaluations, honors and awards, etc.)
- Sample Syllabus and Class Assignments
- Research Plan