The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for a 12-month, Part Time, Non-tenure track position.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, this position serves as the Graduate Program Director of UMBC's program leading to a master’s degree in Community Leadership. This interdisciplinary graduate program is offered to professional students through a partnership between the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; a number of contributing departments and programs in the College; the Shriver Center, and UMBC’s Division of Professional Studies (DPS). The incumbent will teach one course per semester in the program. In addition to teaching, the incumbent will: oversee curriculum and instruction; recruit and supervise qualified part-time faculty; collaborate with DPS and with the Office of the Dean on program marketing, student recruitment and retention activities; develop new and refresh existing partnerships with local, state, and national community-based organizations; pursue and coordinate externship and internship opportunities for enrolled professional students; convene and liaison with the MPS Community Leadership Advisory Committee; and carry out the administrative duties associated with academic program oversight.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Experience: Doctorate or advanced postgraduate degree in a field related to the program is required. Applicants must have at least three years of relevant professional experience working in, with, or alongside community-based entities and organizations. Applicants should demonstrate a capacity to respond in pedagogically productive ways to the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Post-secondary teaching experience is preferred. Experience with leadership development and enrichment programs is desired.
SALARY: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes regular university benefits.
APPLICATION: Electronic submission of applications, containing (1) a cover letter of interest (addressed to the Graduate Program Director Search Committee), (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a separate statement discussing your commitment to or experience in fostering inclusive excellence, and (4) the names and telephone numbers of three professional references, by April 19, 2019 is required at https://apply.interfolio.com/60722. Applications will only be accepted via Interfolio. Document review and selection of candidates will start immediately. Position will remain open until filled.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body, and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We have a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity. We encourage applications from women, minority group members, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
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About University of Maryland, Baltimore County
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.