180-NN_FACULTY - Extension Assistant Professor - CareerBusiness Title:
Assistant Professor, Division of Governmental Studies and Services, Community and Economic Development UnitEmployee Type:
Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)Time Type:
Full timePosition Term:
12 MonthPosition Details:
- Conduct and assist in research activities on a variety of projects, including survey administration, data entry, data cleaning and analysis.
- Help plan and organize the work of students and temporary employees on a day-to-day basis.
- Conduct research activities.
- Communicate with external agencies to obtain and transfer information and to coordinate the provision of services.
- Perform tasks associated with projects, including research, survey administration, data entry and analysis, and report preparation and delivery.
- Prepare written and oral reports of applied research projects conducted by DGSS for delivery to contracting agencies and interested audiences.
- Prepare and deliver presentations, including PowerPoint or similar audio-visual format presentations, conveying both substance and interpretation of applied research projects to contracting agencies and interested audiences.
- Perform other duties assigned by the DGSS Director.
- Earned master's degree in criminal justice, political science, sociology, evaluation, data sciences or other related field by the time of hire.
- Demonstrated social science research skills, which may include survey research methods and practices, data entry and analysis, interviews and/or focus groups.
- Demonstrated administrative and organizational skills, as evidenced by successful performance in personnel management, research management of multiple projects involving multiple team members, evaluation, and critical decision-making.
- Demonstrated effective written communication skills as evidenced by publications and/or technical reports.
- Ph.D. in criminal justice, political science, sociology, evaluation, data sciences or other related field by the time of hire.
- Demonstrated experience with diverse audiences and constituents.
- Evidence of effective communication and collaboration skills with academic professionals, support staff, and diverse internal and external constituencies.
- Demonstrated history of securing grants and contracts that build capacity and provide direct delivery of contracted services.
- Ability to take on new responsibilities and work effectively in an environment of change.
- The ability to travel year-round using own reliable transportation (mileage reimbursed) is required. Flexibility with evening and weekend work in communities is required. Mileage will be reimbursed for work-related travel at the approved state rate if using a private vehicle. While using a private or WSU motor pool vehicle for official business, must have current automobile liability insurance (meeting the requirements described in RCW46.30.020 and RCW 46.29.090) and possess a valid driver's license.
- Understand and carry out principles and specific requirements of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the American with Disabilities Act, the Affirmative Action Plan, and all pertinent rules and regulations.
- Employment is contingent upon a successful background check and reference checks.
Annual Salary: $68,000.00 - $80,000.00
In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for Faculty visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2022-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf. Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/.
Full-time, temporary, 12-month, career track position.
Posting Close Date:
This position has a close date of Friday, July 21, 2023. The screening of applicants will begin immediately and remain open until a finalist has been identified.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Apply at https://hrs.wsu.edu/jobs/.
Applications must include the following materials:
1) Cover letter addressing how your experience meets the required and preferred qualifications for the position,
2) Current Curriculum Vitae,
3) Statement on contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion as they relate to the university, college, and program unit mission and vision, and
4) Names and contact information for four professional references.
Applicants must upload the following documents to their online application.
External candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV” section of your application.
Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/Cover Letter” section of your application.
For questions about the position, contact Anthony Gromko, Search Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DIVISION OF GOVERNMENTAL STUDIES AND SERVICES
DGSS is a research and outreach unit sponsored by WSU Extension and the College of Arts and Sciences. For over sixty years, the mission of DGSS has been to translate the resources of the University for public benefit through research, technical assistance, and training projects with communities, with state, local, federal, and tribal government agencies, and with select non-governmental entities.
With 39 county Extension offices and 1 tribal location throughout the state, WSU Extension is the front door to the University. Extension builds the capacity of individuals, organizations, businesses, and communities, empowering them to find solutions for local issues and to improve their quality of life. Extension collaborates with communities and industries to create a culture of life-long learning and is recognized for its accessible, learner-centered, relevant, high-quality, evidence-based, and unbiased educational programs. To learn more about WSU Extension, visit: https://extension.wsu.edu/about-extension/ .
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL, HUMAN AND NATURAL RESOURCE SCIENCES
The College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) at Washington State University is an expansive and diverse college that includes 12 academic units, 3 Extension program units, 4 research and extension centers distributed across the state, 13 subject matter centers, and 1 tribal and 39 county Extension offices. CAHNRS fosters disciplines that serve at the interface of scientific discovery and its application to the advancement of society and improvement of the human experience. Our mission is to provide global leadership in discovering, accessing, and disseminating knowledge that contributes to producing a safe, abundant food and fiber supply; promotes the well-being of individuals, families, and communities; enhances sustainability of agricultural and economic systems; and promotes stewardship of natural resources and ecological systems. CAHNRS personnel embrace the opportunity to fulfill the university’s land-grant mission by making groundbreaking research discoveries, by utilizing innovative approaches to teaching and learning, and by delivering relevant, progressive extension programs that synergistically generate outcomes that enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Washington State, as well as for people around the globe. For more information, visit http://cahnrs.wsu.edu.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1890 as Washington’s original land-grant university, Washington State University is a comprehensive land-grant university with teaching, research, and Extension missions, and one of two research universities in Washington State. WSU is organized into 11 academic colleges, the Honors College, and the Graduate School. It has an enrollment of more than 31,000 undergraduate and graduate students on five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett) with approximately 21,000 students located on the main campus in Pullman, WA. Additionally, research centers are located throughout the state, extension offices are in every county, and online degree programs are offered worldwide. Additional information about WSU's statewide locations can be found at https://wsu.edu/about/statewide/. WSU ranks among the top 60 public research universities and is a Carnegie I, Doctoral/Research Extensive University. WSU strongly values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and seeks to ensure a welcoming community for all. Further information about WSU can be found at www.wsu.edu and https://wsu.edu/about/facts/.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons aged 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policies including a partner accommodation program and an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant see http://www.advance.wsu.edu. WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or email@example.com.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or firstname.lastname@example.org