The School of Community Resources and Development at Arizona State University, part of the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, invites applications for the position of Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor. This is a year-to-year, non-tenure track, 9-month full-time appointment. The appointment period is August 16 through May 15. This appointment is renewable on a year-to-year basis contingent upon the availability of funds, satisfactory performance and the needs of the university. The faculty member will oversee the special event management program (certificate and minor) and teach in the undergraduate programs of the School. Reflecting Arizona State University’s position as the most innovative school in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report, the new faculty member will be given the opportunity to create signature curricula and university-community partnerships second to none.
The School of Community Resources and Development is located at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus, a dynamic hub of the multi-campus Arizona State University that provides a multitude of academic and professional connections for students. The mission of our school is to co-create transformative solutions that enhance the social, cultural, environmental, and economic well-being of communities. We provide internationally recognized interdisciplinary research expertise and innovative academic programs in nonprofit leadership and management, parks and recreation management, community sports management, and tourism development and management. Courses are delivered through in-person, online, and hybrid platforms. Additional information can be found at: http://scrd.asu.edu
The successful candidate will be expected to teach classes and provide service to the School and the broader community. Teaching may be face-to-face, online or a combination of formats. The position also requires:
Innovative curriculum programming with continuous improvement;
Marketing and promotion of programs within and beyond ASU;
Relationship-building with community partners;
Full participation in program assessment and accreditation activities.
Master’s degree in events management or related field (including but not limited to parks and recreation management, non-profit management, tourism management, community development, communications, business, education) from an accredited institution;
Minimum five years relevant professional experience for assistant level;
Minimum ten years relevant professional experience for associate level;
Demonstrated evidence of community engagement;
Demonstrated evidence of effective teaching in the classroom.
Earned doctorate in events management or a related field (including but not limited to parks and recreation management, non-profit management, tourism management, community development, communications, business, education) from an accredited institution;
Demonstrated evidence of effective teaching in online and/or university environments;
Demonstrated prior experience in scholarship, program evaluation, and/or assessment related to events management;
Appropriate professional certification;
Demonstrated ability to work with culturally diverse populations.
A letter of application in which you describe your fit to the position relative to the qualifications listed in this announcement
A complete curriculum vitae
Evidence of effective teaching
A one-page statement of teaching philosophy and approach
Information for three professional references (name, title, organization, email address, phone number)
Other materials may be requested of those selected for interviews.
The first application deadline is February 1, 2019 at 5:00p.m. Arizona time; and if not filled, every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. Applicants are asked to address questions to Richard C. Knopf, Ph.D., Professor of Community Development, Search Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For complete statements on ASU’s non-discrimination policies, please refer to: http://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.
Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university named #1 in the United States for innovation for the fourth consecutive year, followed by #2 Stanford and #3 MIT. We measure our success not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities we serve.
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About Arizona State University
The School of Community Resources and Development (SCRD) is one of four degree-granting units in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions at the Downtown Phoenix campus and one of ASU’s transdisciplinary schools encompassing faculty in several areas of study. Our foundation discipline is community development with four more specific areas of education and scholarship that rest on this foundation: community sports management, nonprofit leadership and management, parks and recreation management, and tourism development and management. The activities of the School faculty, staff and students exemplify the design imperatives of the New American University through our programs’ unifying principle of contributing to healthy, resilient and sustainable communities.
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