University of New Hampshire CLINICAL FACULTY - OUTDOOR EDUCATION (Open Rank)
The Department of Kinesiology at the University of New Hampshire is currently seeking applicants for a 3-year appointment (with potential for renewal) as a Clinical Faculty Member in the Outdoor Education option with a start date of August, 2018. This is an open-rank position, the focus of which is to coordinate the undergraduate program in Outdoor Education and teach core classes in the undergraduate curriculum. UNH actively creates an educational environment that fosters diversity, inclusion and quality engagement for all. Additional information on the program can be found on the department website (http://chhs.unh.edu/kin_oe)
The successful candidate will have a Masters degree, and preferably a Ph.D., in Education, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Recreation Management, Program Administration, Leisure Studies, or a related area. Candidates with substantial program management experience, possessing strong organizational skills and showing evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, are preferred. Familiarity with learning management systems such as Canvas and student record and management programs is also an asset. Courses that may be taught by the candidate include but are not limited to: Outdoor Leadership, Organization and Administration of Outdoor Education Programs, and skills based/leadership courses involving canoeing, backpacking, challenge course operations, and/or rock climbing. Ability to maintain positive relationships with campus offices (admissions, registrar) and lead internal recruitment and marketing efforts will be required. Successful candidates should also show a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse members of a campus community and organizations including professional, college, school, and community-based programs in order to establish and manage practicum and internship placements.
The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.
The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit your materials including a letter of application indicating how qualifications and experiences fit the requirements of the position, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three references via the following link https://jobs.usnh.edu. For additional inquiries please contact:Brent Bell Search Committee Co-Chair University of New Hampshire, Department of Kinesiology Durham, NH 03824 603-862-3047 (Phone); firstname.lastname@example.org (email)