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Assistant Professor, Educator - College of Cooperative Education and Professional Studies

University of Cincinnati
Main Campus

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

About the College of Cooperative Education and Professional Studies

At the University of Cincinnati’s (UC) College of Cooperative Education and Professional Studies (CCPS), we believe that experiential learning and career education are essential components of higher education. In support of this, we develop and deliver innovative, high-impact courses, programs, and services that foster students’ personal and professional development as dynamic, thoughtful, global citizens. Within a thriving culture of collaboration, we provide students, employers, and partners a single point of contact for Cooperative Education (Co-op) and transition-to-career services. Cooperative Education and Professional Studies (CCPS) faculty and staff are proud to say that our contributions have earned UC the distinction of being U.S. News and World Report’s (2023) #1 public university for Co-ops and Internships.

Faculty and staff within CCPS carry out our mission and vision in alignment with the values of Respect, Equity & Inclusion, Service, Innovation and Excellence, Integrity, and Professional Development.

Job OverviewUC and The College of Cooperative Education and Professional Studies (CCPS) is now looking to fill the following position:

Assistant Professor, Educator - College of Cooperative Education and Professional Studies (CCPS)

Appointment: Non-Tenure (Educator) Track

Date of Appointment: August 15th, 2023

The role of Educator Professors encompasses teaching (70-85%), service (5-15%), and scholarship (5-15%).

Essential FunctionsTeaching (70-85%) - The core responsibility of Assistant Professor Educator in CCPS is fostering the professional development of students and preparing them for what comes next, whether it be a gainful career or post-graduate education. Specific responsibilities that support student success include:

  • Teaching professional development courses for designated majors, which involves engineering and IT
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues to develop courses
  • Designing curricula in alignment with student needs and the goals of the college(s)/unit(s) we support.
  • Organizing lessons that support learning outcomes
  • Developing and leading interactive instruction (in-person and online)
  • Monitoring student learning and course progress
  • Preparing materials that are universally accessible (ADA Compliant)
  • Communicating effectively to students from diverse backgrounds
  • Advising students 1-on-1 or in small groups
  • Valuing diversity in all forms and cultivating a culture of belonging.
  • Working collaboratively with our Partnership Development Team to create employment opportunities for students

Service (5-15%) and Scholarship (5-15%)

Educator professors typically engage in service to their division, university, and profession by serving on boards and committees. Scholarship activities typically involve research in their area of interest (e.g., leading to presentation and publication), including but not limited to understanding the impact of their teaching methods. Scholarship activities also include professional development and demonstrated application of skills or knowledge acquired (e.g., the application of a new teaching method). For all aspects of their role, they uphold the core values of the Division, including valuing diversity in all forms and cultivating a culture of belonging.

Minimum Requirements
  • Master's degree with minimum three years of professional work experience
  • Demonstrated organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • Effectiveness in interpersonal relationships and the ability to work harmoniously with a variety of interest groups
  • Experience (or transferrable skills) that prepare the candidate to carry out the primary responsibilities of this position
Application ProcessAt UC and within CCPS, we value diversity and aim to co-create a workplace where faculty, staff, and students from all backgrounds feel respected and included. Therefore, in addition to your resume, the online application requires candidates to submit a statement summarizing “contributions (or potential contributions) to diversity, inclusion and leadership” (max. 500 words). Candidates are also required to submit a cover letter addressing their interest in the position.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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