Tenure-Track Faculty Member

Slippery Rock University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 17, 2022

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Position Type
Programs, Program Administration and Management
Employment Type
Full Time
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Seeking Tenure-Track Faculty Member
in Nonprofit Management for Spring 2023

Position will be hired at an advanced level {assistant or associate, depending on qualifications).
This position replaces a longtime faculty member of 33 years, who will retire half-time and
continue directing the Institute for Nonprofit Leadership for the 2022-23 academic year. The
position requires an 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. Teaching load of four courses each semester (with possible
release for community involvement). Other requirements include:

1. Extensive 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 as a nonprofit
5. Experience establishing, working in, and/or directing an academic research center, community­
based research/development center, and/or nonprofit leadership academic center.
6. Experiencing developing, teaching in, and/or directing a graduate level nonprofit management
7. Proof of providing both traditional and online course delivery.
8. Sustained record of relevant scholarly activity.
9. Successful performance in an interview and teaching demonstration required.

This faculty member will support the Institute for Nonprofit Leadership at SRU including,
strengthening the institutes' regional networks, conducting research, engaging students and other
SRU faculty to support Institute research and programming, supervising Institute staff, securing
Institute contracts and other financial support, and assisting in the capacity building of
nonprofit organizations served by the
Institute. In addition, this senior faculty member will assist the institutes' 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.



















The formal posting of this position can be found at https: //careers.sru.edu/postings/8376

Applications accepted through September 1, 2022
For more information, contact Professor Alice Del Vecchio at alice.delvecchio(it'sru.edu or
Nonprofit Management Associate Professor I Tenure Track Spring 2023 I Posting# I 01962

This position has the strong support from SRU's provost, the dean of the College of Liberal A1ts,
SRU's Office of Community-Engaged Learning, and a ,vide range of off-campus community partners. This
faculty member will advise the program's pre-professional organization, coordinates progress of

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