Nonprofit Management Faculty | Tenure Track Fall 2022 | I01810

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 21, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Management, Other Business & Management, Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number I01810 Classification Title Nonprofit Management Faculty | Regular Full-Time Faculty Member Working Title Nonprofit Management Faculty | Tenure Track Fall 2022 | I01810 Employee Group Faculty Bargaining Unit APSCUF Location Main Campus Department Nonprofit Mgt, Empowerment & Diversity Studies Pay Rate Employment Type Regular FT Work Schedule
4 course equivalent each semester (combination 100% online and traditional), consistent with expectations of all SRU faculty.
Internship coordination
Leading role with Institute for Nonprofit Leadership including network building, research and programming
SRU liaison to the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council
Other faculty duties common to all faculty

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Slippery Rock University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member to help lead the undergraduate nonprofit management program, including teaching in any or all of the following undergraduate course areas: 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 interns. 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 course.

This faculty member will advise online and traditional undergraduate majors, minors, and those seeking nonprofit certificates. Other expectations of all faculty include participating in other initiatives of the department, college, and university wide committees, plus other efforts that advance the collective good and the sustainability of the Department (including recruiting new students, assessment, and others).

This faculty member will serve as SRU’s liaison to the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance’s Certified Nonprofit Professional ( NLA ), the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council ( NACC ), and various state and regional nonprofit associations.

This faculty member will support the Institute for Nonprofit Leadership at SRU including, strengthening the Institute’s regional 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. In addition, this senior faculty member will assist the Institute’s Advisory Council with strategic planning and implementation, revenue generation, program assessment, preparation of reports, and day-to-day management of the Institute.

This faculty member will coordinate the planning and approval of an online master’s program in Nonprofit Management program that is expected to launch in the near future. This faculty member will also lead the department in seeking NACC and other relevant accreditation for SRU’s current undergraduate, future graduate programs, and the Institute. This faculty member should be prepared to create and sustain regional and national distinction for SRU’s nonprofit management programs and the Institute, thus we seek to hire an advanced faculty member, with rank and step to be negotiated according to expertise and experience. Minimum Qualifications
Earned doctorate in Nonprofit Management, Human Services Administration, Macro Social Work, Public Administration and/or Public Policy or relevant discipline with a specific concentration in nonprofit management ( ABD applicants acceptable so long as terminal degree is earned by August 1, 2021). Other requirements include:

1. Undergraduate teaching experience relevant to the position
2. Evidence of successfully engaging students actively within and beyond the classroom, including high-impact pedagogical practices, civic engagement, and/or community-based research.
3. Evidence of researching and/or constructing cross-sector collaboration to address nonprofit sector capacity building and community priorities.
4. Experience supporting the work of nonprofit organizations and/or working with nonprofit professionals.
5. A record of relevant scholarly activity and promise for future scholarship.
6. A record of advancing opportunities for diverse populations
7. Successful performance in an interview and teaching demonstration

In your cover letter, please address your teaching excellence (both within and beyond the classroom), scholarly activity, service, and experience working in and/or with nonprofit organizations. Preferred Qualifications
1. Experience establishing and/or directing an academic research center, community-based research/development center, and/or nonprofit leadership academic center.
2. Leadership positions held in national nonprofit networks, associations and/or organizations.
3. Proven track record as a nonprofit manager and/or consultant.
4. Experience in developing and/or directing an online graduate program in nonprofit management.
5. Experience providing both traditional and online course delivery.
6. Experience with leading a program to national distinction.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 01/21/2022 Closing Date Open Until Filled No Respect for Individuals in the Community
Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community. Notice of Non-Discrimination
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religion, age, disability, age/or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
008 Old Main Building
104 Maltby Avenue
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
724.738.2016 Special Instructions to Applicants
All applicants must upload a current c.v. and cover letter, plus a statement of teaching philosophy (not to exceed two pages in length).

As part of the CV, applicant must supply complete contact information (email, phone, and institutional affiliation) for at least three professional references, with the applicant’s relationship to each clearly identified.

Applicants are required to upload copies of either official or unofficial transcripts using the “Transcript” selection under Required Documents.

Recommended candidates will be required to a complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal ( FBI ) clearance prior to appointment. The final candidate will also be required to provide official transcripts prior to appointment.

Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  5. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness (e.g. peer reviews, student evaluations, honors and awards, etc.)
  2. Sample Syllabus and Class Assignments
  3. Research Plan

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