• Applicants must have a Doctorate in Recreation Management or related field at time of appointment from and accredited institution. ABD’s will be considered but must have completed the doctoral degree by August 22, 2018.
• Evidence of effective college/university teaching is required.
• The ability to work effectively with a diverse student and faculty population is required.
• Evidence of professional experience in area of specialization is desirable.
• Evidence of successful grant and/or fund development and acquisition is desirable.
• Evidence of on-going research activity and potential to secure external funding to support research and publication is desired
• Ability to develop and offer on-line courses or to utilize other instructional technologies is highly desirable.
• Evidence of research and publication is desired.
• Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in core areas in RTM, elective courses, and/or specialized courses in one or more of the following areas: outdoor/adventure recreation, recreation management, leadership development, recreational sport management, community and youth development, or non-profit management. Please review our web site for complete list of courses and degree requirements.
• Encourage the development of the ‘whole student’ as reflected in the RTM Student Learning Outcomes.
• Develop external and internal grants and funding consistent with priorities of the RTM department.
• Participate in departmental, college and university assessment process.
• Conduct publishable research and attempt to secure external funding to support research and scholarly activities.
• Faculty are also responsible for student advisement, building a pattern of scholarship and professional activities, and service to the department, college, university and community.
• The successful candidate may be required to teach on weekdays, evenings, weekends, and possibly online.
At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.
Screening of applications will begin November 20, 2017. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.
How to Apply:
Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation to the address below. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.
This institution is using Interfolio’s ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge to:
About the Department:
The Recreation and Tourism Management Department offers Bachelors and Master’s degree programs in recreation, tourism and hospitality. Students pursue a diverse set of career opportunities based in common disciplines of program planning for recreation and leisure experiences and management of recreation/tourism/hospitality organizations.