Thomas P. Holland Distinguished Professorship in Nonprofit Management and LearningDepartment:
Social Work-Dean's OfficeAbout the University of Georgia:
The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.About the College/Unit/Department:
The School of Social Work provides professional education to over 500 students through its CSWE– accredited B.S.W. and M.S.W. programs, Ph.D. program, as well as the Master of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership and Management program. The School of Social Work also offers joint M.S.W. degree programs with the School of Law, the College of Public Health, and the Emory University Candler School of Theology. The School of Social Work is nationally and internationally known for excellence in research, teaching, public service, international programs, and a commitment to social and economic justice.College/Unit/Department website:
TRS or ORPEmployment Type:
Benefits EligibleAnticipated Start Date:
08/01/2020Job Posting Date:
10/11/2018Open until filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Applicant screening will begin immediately. Candidates are encouraged to submit their materials by March 29, 2020; however, screening will continue until the position is filled. Applicants are required to upload an application letter, including commentary on teaching and research focused on nonprofit management, CV, and three letters of recommendation available upon request.
All applicants must apply online at https://www.ugajobsearch.com. Please see the job posting at: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/32707
To request a descriptive Opportunity Profile for this position, provide a nomination, or seek additional information, please contact Sean Ryder, Primary Consultant with the UGA Search Group, 706-542-6240 or [email protected]Location of Vacancy:
Athens Area EEO Statement:
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.Faculty Rank:
Open RankContract Type:
Academic (9 mo.)Tenure Status:
Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline.Position Summary:
The School of Social Work invites applications and nominations for the inaugural Thomas P. Holland Distinguished Professorship in Nonprofit Management and Leadership. The professorship is named for Dr. Thomas P. Holland, Professor Emeritus, who provided distinguished leadership and service as a member of the University of Georgia faculty for 26 years. Dr. Holland’s research focused on nonprofit board effectiveness and he was instrumental in the development of the Institute for Nonprofit Organizations (INPO) at the School of Social Work. The INPO educates leaders who will strengthen the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations throughout Georgia, the Southeast, the U.S., and globally. The Masters of Nonprofit Management and Leadership program is administered through the INPO.
The Thomas P. Holland Distinguished Professorship will be filled by an individual with a stellar scholarly record in research, teaching, and service in the area of nonprofit management and leadership. The appointment can be made at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure. A successful applicant will be expected to engage with community nonprofit agencies in the Athens area, and especially those serving youth. The Holland Professor will be expected to begin work in the position in fall 2020, with a nine month appointment, teaching primarily in the Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management and Leadership program.Additional Requirements:
Applicants must have a doctorate in social work or a terminal degree (MD, JD, or PhD) in a cognate discipline (e.g. sociology, economics) or profession (e.g. law, medicine) and a demonstrated record in externally funded research and scholarly publications.
To be considered for the Associate Professor level, candidates must demonstrate clear and convincing evidence of emerging stature as a regional or national authority in their field.
To be considered at the Professor level, candidates must show clear and convincing evidence of high levels of attainment appropriate to their work assignments. Candidates for the Professor level must also demonstrate national or international recognition in their field as well as the likelihood of maintaining that stature.
Please refer to pages 9 – 20 of the Promotion and Tenure policy for the School of Social Work at https://provost.uga.edu/resources/documents/School_of_Social_Work2015.pdf for the specific qualifications for appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.
To be eligible for tenure on appointment, candidates must have been tenured at a prior institution and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. They also must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire.Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification:
An ideal candidate will have a background in philanthropy and/or nonprofit management or relevant specialized areas, and have a demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:
NoDoes this position require a P-Card? :
NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :
NoCredit and P-Card policy:
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.Duties/Responsibilities:
Engage in externally funded researchPercentage Of Time:
Teach 3 classes per academic year and mentor student research as appropriatePercentage Of Time:
Engage in service to the School, University, community and professionPercentage Of Time: