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Assistant Professor - Educator, Bachelors of Professional Studies - CCPS

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 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 340,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public 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, nine straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. The University’s overall regional economic impact exceeds $10.6 billion, paving the way for the future of Cincinnati.

About the College of Cooperative Education and Professional Studies, CCPSLong Description

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. 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. To build off the success of our world-renowned cooperative education program, CCPS has developed the Bachelor of Professional Studies to support non-traditional students in obtaining a degree that prepares them for a professional career.

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. The role of Educator Professors encompasses teaching, service, and scholarship.

Job Overview

UC and the College of Cooperative Education and Professional Studies (CCPS) is looking to fill the following position:

  • Assistant Professor, Educator
  • Appointment: Non-Tenure (Educator) Track
  • Date of Appointment: August 15, 2024
  • 12 month contract
Essential Functions

The core responsibility of the Assistant Professor Educator in CCPS is fostering the professional development of students within the Professional Studies program. Specific responsibilities that support student success include:

  • Teaching professional development courses within the Bachelor of Professional Studies program, with the expectation to facilitate 30 credits annually.
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues to develop, assess, and improve courses.
  • Support students within BPS through individualized career coaching sessions, to ensure they are well prepared to achieve their professional goals.
  • Develop relationships with partnership development and external stakeholders to support the hiring and growth of BPS students.
  • Designing curricula in alignment with student needs and the goals of the college/unit.
  • Organizing lessons that support learning outcomes. Develop and lead interactive instruction via online delivery.
  • Support students through individualized one on one meetings and consultations.
  • Preparing materials that are universally accessible (ADA Compliant).
  • Communicating effectively with students from diverse backgrounds and diverse learning styles.
  • Valuing diversity in all forms and cultivating a culture of belonging.
  • Working collaboratively with the faculty, staff, and administrators to support students within BPS.
Minimum Requirements
  • Master’s degree with minimum of three years of professional work experience.
  • Demonstrated organizational, written and oral communication skills.
  • Effectiveness in interpersonal relationship and the ability to work harmoniously with a variety of interest groups.
  • Experience (or transferable skills) that prepare the candidate to carry out the primary responsibilities of this position.

Additional Qualifications Considered
  • The ideal candidate will possess relevant experiences in both academic and non-academic environments.
  • High adaptability regarding approach to work and teaching modality.
  • Strong understanding of student needs and ability to support students through career exploration.
  • Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion; an understanding of social and ethical issues in career development.
Physical Requirements/Work EnvironmentCompensation 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.

For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at

The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

REQ: 95742

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