Academic Professional Assistant Professor - Clinical TR Supervisor

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Position Number 998705

Functional Title Academic Professional Assistant Professor - Clinical TR Supervisor

Position Type Non-Tenure Stream

Position Summary

We are looking for a dynamic individual who demonstrates proficiency in internship and practicum coordination, teaching, service, and community engagement. As a team player, this individual will make meaningful contributions to the vision and growth of the department, its faculty, staff, and students. Ideal candidates will also demonstrate abilities relative to student recruitment and retention, advising, development of interagency partnerships and networks within the field, and teaching within the CTR curriculum. UNCG is a student-focused university, and therefore, this individual must be committed to providing our students with quality learning experiences. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position.

Responsibilities: This 12-month position would be responsible for:
(a) Internship and practicum (pre-internship field experience) planning and preparation, facilitating new partnerships with community agencies, student placements, and direct field supervision and evaluation. This individual would work year-round with internships and practicums which would include not only supervising students, but also interfacing with agency supervisors, coordinating professional paperwork (credentialing requirements), facilitating and overseeing onboarding procedures, securing affiliation agreements and interfacing with university and agency legal counsels, on-site visitations, and grading internship and practicum materials (e.g., preliminary reports, progress reports, evaluations).
(b) Developing and teaching internship 1-credit professional preparation course(s) to train students in conducting fieldwork searches, formulating resumes and personal statements, completing required departmental paperwork, and complying with onboarding requirements by agencies.
© Teaching in the therapeutic recreation concentration and likely additional teaching responsibilities in introductory courses in the professional core. Additional advising and mentoring duties of students in academic and career development as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a minimum of a master's degree in recreation, park, and leisure studies or related field by time of appointment. Certification by the National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC; CTRS) is required. Candidate must also have, or have applied for, North Carolina Board of Recreational Therapy Licensure (NCBRTL; LRT) by time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

Successful candidates will also have a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses in the therapeutic recreation concentration and in the professional core (introductory), and ability to mentor and advise students. Practical experience in the field of recreation is desirable.

Tenure Status Not on Track

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin on November 5, 2018 and continue until position is filled. Materials must be submitted through the UNCG job search system at Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Applications should include: (a) curriculum vitae, (b) letter of application that addresses teaching philosophy, experience with internship/practicum supervision, and examples of community engagement; and © list of 3 references (including name, position/relationship to applicant, U.S. mailing address, email address, and phone number).

Questions regarding the position or application process should be sent to Ms. Kimberly Miller, MS, [email protected], Search Committee Chair.

Recruitment Range Commensurate with experience

Org #-Department Community and Therapeutic Rec - 13005

Job Open Date 10/11/2018

For Best Consideration Date 11/05/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

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    3. * Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?
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    Posted: 10/12/2018
    Application Due: 12/11/2018
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