Lecturer - Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
Posting DetailsPosting Information Vacancy TypeNon-Tenure-Track FacultyIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleLecturer - Parks, Recreation and Tourism ManagementSalary RangeAnticipated Hiring Range$5,000 - $6,000 per coursePosition Number00107589Work ScheduleWill vary based on the courses taught plus scheduled offfice hours. Classes are normally scheduled between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm either Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday.Full Time Equivalent (FTE).225Department150201 - Parks, Recreation & Tourism MgDepartmentParks, Recreation & Tourism MgJob City & StateRaleigh, NCPrimary Function of Organizational Unit
The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management is a multi-disciplinary department focused on answering critical research questions related to human dimensions of natural and built environments, community health and well-being, and equitable and sustainable tourism. The mission of the Department is to advance and disseminate scholarship concerning the management and use of natural and cultural resources for recreation, tourism, and sport through research, teaching, and public engagement. Inclusiveness and diversity are academic imperatives and thus are also critical university and departmental goals. PRTM faculty benefit from working in a vibrant and collaborative scholarly climate supportive of innovative high impact research. The College of Natural Resources has an ambitious strategic plan that focuses on providing solutions to natural resource challenges (https://cnr.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/CNR-Strategic-Plan-Final.pdf).Essential Job Duties
The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) is accepting applications for the position of Non-Tenure Track Lecturer on a part-time basis for the following undergraduate courses: Introduction to PRTM, Diversity and Inclusion in Recreation and Sport, Principles of Recreation Planning and Facility Development, and Parks and Recreation Finance and Administration.
Candidates with relevant experience and qualifications will be considered for graduate courses in advanced financial management in parks, recreation and sport management, leadership and organizational behavior, and program evaluation methods.
Candidates must be available to meet with students during scheduled office hours. Part-time Non-tenure track faculty positions are typically one semester with the possibility of renewal.Other Work/ResponsibilitiesMinimum Education/Experience
Requires master’s degree (or higher) in Parks, Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Management or related field OR equivalent professional experience.Departmental Required Skills
Candidates should have:
- Knowledge and experience with teaching courses in finance, planning, diversity and inclusion, park and recreation facility planning, and a broad introductory course in PRTM
- Be passionate and enthusiastic about teaching and student learning.
- Experience using course management systems such as Moodle.
- Excellent communication and teaching skills.
Preference will be given to candidates that have experience teaching in recreation and tourism at the university level.
Ph.D. preferred but not required.Required License or Certification
N/ASpecial InstructionsJob Open Date06/11/2019Anticipated Closing DateIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date08/16/2019AA/EOE
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