Thomas P. Holland Distinguished Professorship in Nonprofit Management and Learning

Posting Details

Posting Number F0171P Working Title Thomas P. Holland Distinguished Professorship in Nonprofit Management and Learning Department Social Work-Dean's Office About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

The School of Social Work provides professional education to over 500 students through its CSWE– accredited B.S.W. and M.S.W. programs, Ph.D. program, as well as the Master of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership and Management program. The School of Social Work also offers joint M.S.W. degree programs with the School of Law, the College of Public Health, and the Emory University Candler School of Theology. The School of Social Work is nationally and internationally known for excellence in research, teaching, public service, international programs, and a commitment to social and economic justice.

College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2020 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 10/11/2018 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant screening will begin immediately. Candidates are encouraged to submit their materials by March 29, 2020; however, screening will continue until the position is filled. Applicants are required to upload an application letter, including commentary on teaching and research focused on nonprofit management, CV, and three letters of recommendation available upon request.

All applicants must apply online at Please see the job posting at:

To request a descriptive Opportunity Profile for this position, provide a nomination, or seek additional information, please contact Sean Ryder, Primary Consultant with the UGA Search Group, 706-542-6240 or

Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Details

Classification Title FLSA Faculty Rank Open Rank Contract Type Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Tenured Minimum Qualifications

Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline.

Position Summary

The School of Social Work invites applications and nominations for the inaugural Thomas P. Holland Distinguished Professorship in Nonprofit Management and Leadership. The professorship is named for Dr. Thomas P. Holland, Professor Emeritus, who provided distinguished leadership and service as a member of the University of Georgia faculty for 26 years. Dr. Holland’s research focused on nonprofit board effectiveness and he was instrumental in the development of the Institute for Nonprofit Organizations ( INPO ) at the School of Social Work. The INPO educates leaders who will strengthen the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations throughout Georgia, the Southeast, the U.S., and globally. The Masters of Nonprofit Management and Leadership program is administered through the INPO .

The Thomas P. Holland Distinguished Professorship will be filled by an individual with a stellar scholarly record in research, teaching, and service in the area of nonprofit management and leadership. The appointment can be made at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure. A successful applicant will be expected to engage with community nonprofit agencies in the Athens area, and especially those serving youth. The Holland Professor will be expected to begin work in the position in fall 2020, with a nine month appointment, teaching primarily in the Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management and Leadership program.

Additional Requirements

Applicants must have a doctorate in social work or a terminal degree (MD, JD, or PhD) in a cognate discipline (e.g. sociology, economics) or profession (e.g. law, medicine) and a demonstrated record in externally funded research and scholarly publications.

To be considered for the Associate Professor level, candidates must demonstrate clear and convincing evidence of emerging stature as a regional or national authority in their field.

To be considered at the Professor level, candidates must show clear and convincing evidence of high levels of attainment appropriate to their work assignments. Candidates for the Professor level must also demonstrate national or international recognition in their field as well as the likelihood of maintaining that stature.

Please refer to pages 9 – 20 of the Promotion and Tenure policy for the School of Social Work at for the specific qualifications for appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.

To be eligible for tenure on appointment, candidates must have been tenured at a prior institution and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. They also must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

An ideal candidate will have a background in philanthropy and/or nonprofit management or relevant specialized areas, and have a demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Engage in externally funded research

Percentage Of Time 55 Duties/Responsibilities

Teach 3 classes per academic year and mentor student research as appropriate

Percentage Of Time 30 Duties/Responsibilities

Engage in service to the School, University, community and profession

Percentage Of Time 15 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Letters of Recommendation

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