Assistant Professor of Nonprofit Management - Tenure or Clinical Track

Aurora, IL
Mar 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Nonprofit Management Faculty Position

Aurora University is an independent, comprehensive institution founded in 1893 offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Our two campuses are located in Aurora, Illinois and on the shores of Geneva Lake in Wisconsin. Additionally, we have an Educational Center in Woodstock, Illinois. We seek people passionately involved in the educational process who will help us realize our vision.

We seek talented faculty who are passionate about teaching and learning. As a private institution, Aurora University expects faculty to be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives, and other activities related to the college experience. To facilitate this highly interactive faculty/student relationship, the typical teaching load is three 4 credit-hour courses per semester and student advising is supported by professional staff. Evidence of successful teaching, or a strong potential for successful teaching, is required for all positions. Undergraduate faculty share in the delivery of the general education program, most often by teaching within the university's interdisciplinary core.

NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT: Tenure Track or Clinical Track Assistant Professor

(Applications submitted by 15 April will receive full consideration)

The Aurora University Dunham School of Business and Public Policy invites applications for a tenure track or clinical track assistant professor appointment in Nonprofit Management. Tenure track candidates must hold a PhD (or related terminal degree) in a field that emphasizes Nonprofit Management. Clinical track candidates must hold either an MBA or MP A (or related graduate-level degree) with graduate coursework in Nonprofit Management and at least 5 years of professional applied experience in the nonprofit sector specifically. Successful candidates will be expected to teach across undergraduate and graduate nonprofit curriculum, including courses in nonprofit management offered in the traditional undergraduate, Adult Degree Completion, AU Online, and graduate programs. The successful candidate may also teach undergraduate and graduate courses in other areas of business and public policy. Teaching and working experience are highly valued. Prior higher education teaching experience preferred.

Successful candidates will be expected to participate in curricular development, program assessment, student advising, supervising internships and student groups, and engage in institutional service and scholarship (tenure track) or clinical practice (clinical track). As participating members off the School faculty, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in the activities of the School, including recruiting, mentoring, and other service.

All faculty positions offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, long term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission included for benefit-eligible positions. Applications must include a letter of intent including description of education, certifications held, and all relevant experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references including phone numbers (candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted). Electronic applications welcomed. More information can be found at

Please submit application materials as follows:

Hardcopy submissions:
Faculty Search, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Aurora University
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506

Electronic submissions:

Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to becoming a model university of the 21st century. Toward this effort we are determined to have a faculty, staff and student body reflecting the cultural demographics of the greater Chicago area.


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