Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in core areas in RTM, elective courses, and/or specialized courses in one or more of the following areas: outdoor/adventure recreation, recreation management, leadership development, recreational sport management, community and youth development, or non-profit management. Please review our web site for complete list of courses and degree requirements.
Encourage the development of the ‘whole student’ as reflected in the RTM Student Learning Outcomes.
Develop external and internal grants and funding consistent with priorities of the RTM department.
Participate in departmental, college and university assessment process.
Conduct publishable research and attempt to secure external funding to support research and scholarly activities.
Faculty are also responsible for student advisement, building a pattern of scholarship and professional activities, and service to the department, college, university and community.
The successful candidate may be required to teach on weekdays, evenings, weekends, and possibly online.
Applicants must have a Doctorate in Recreation Management or related field at time of appointment from and accredited institution. ABD’s will be considered but must have completed the doctoral degree by August 22, 2018.
Evidence of effective college/university teaching is required.
The ability to work effectively with a diverse student and faculty population is required.
Evidence of professional experience in area of specialization is desirable.
Evidence of successful grant and/or fund development and acquisition is desirable.
Evidence of on-going research activity and potential to secure external funding to support research and publication is desired
Ability to develop and offer on-line courses or to utilize other instructional technologies is highly desirable.
Evidence of research and publication is desired.
At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.
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The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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Additional Salary Information: Dependent upon qualifications
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