Lecturer, School of Public Policy

College Park, Prince Georges County
May 21, 2014
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Public Policy
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Posting Number: X0004247 Position Number: 1P0000 Title: Lecturer Functional Title: Lecturer Category Status: 03-Faculty-Non-Tenured,Term Contr Applicant Search Category: Faculty University Authorized FTE: 100 Unit: PUAF-School of Public Policy Hiring Range Minimum: Hiring Range Maximum: Campus/College Information: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world. Position Summary/Purpose of Position: The School of Public Policy seeks a Lecturer to contribute to its array of educational programs designed to develop the future leaders in the public, nonprofit and private sector organizations addressing issues of global significance. The University of Maryland School of Public Policy is one of the nation’s leading graduate programs dedicated to the study of public policy, management and international affairs. We prepare broadly knowledgeable and innovative leaders to have an impact on the profound challenges of the 21st century. This position will work closely with the Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership, whose mission is to create a new culture of philanthropy through developing more effective and innovative citizens and leaders committed to improving our world. The Lecturer’s primary responsibility will be with the new and innovative Carillon Communities’ iGIVE Program. First year students interested in making real and lasting community change begin their Maryland experience by exploring their notion of doing good and investigating why change is difficult. They will then use this knowledge to GIVE… give of themselves through experiences and give money through a class grant to invest $10,000 in social change. Through their year together they will learn and practice the leadership and entrepreneurial skills of innovators who are changing the world… for good. More information can be found: http://www.carillon.umd.edu/puaf/ Essential Duties and Responsibilities - Teach two integrated undergraduate courses for the iGIVE Program, specifically: - Leading and Investing in Social Change: Redefining and Experimenting with Philanthropy - Innovation and Social Change: Creating Change for Good - Teach two additional courses including a graduate level fundraising course and an additional course related to the philanthropy and non-profit curriculum - Oversee administrative duties related to the iGIVE program - Attend Carillion faculty meetings and events - Plan and implement co-curricular events for the program - Oversee graduate and teaching assistants for the program Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will have research and/or professional experience and a Ph.D. or other terminal degree, in Public Policy, Public Affairs or a related discipline, and a demonstrated record of excellent teaching in one or more of the following areas: public management, nonprofit management, NGO leadership, public organizations, philanthropy, social innovation, social entrepreneurship or related topics. Excellent teaching and oral communication skills are required, as are enthusiasm and strong interpersonal skills. Passion around philanthropy, nonprofit leadership and social change is essential. Preferences: International expertise and practitioner experience a plus. Experience teaching, program administration and working with undergraduate students preferred. Additional Certifications: Additional Information: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching excellence (syllabi, student evaluations, teaching philosophy). For best consideration, submit materials by May 30, 2014. Anticipated start date: August 15; position will remain open until filled. The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Posting Date: 05/13/2014 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date 05/30/2014 Diversity Statement: The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.