Associate Program Director Lecturer/Sr. Lecturer, Nonprofit Management
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Telecommute, D.C.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: A-129081-42
POSITION: Associate Program Director, Nonprofit Management Krieger School of Arts & Sciences Advanced Academic Programs
REPORT TO: Program Director, Public Management
INSTITUTION: Johns Hopkins University
Position Description: PLEASE NOTE: This is a REMOTE position.
The Johns Hopkins University invites applications for Associate Program Director, Nonprofit Management in the Advanced Academic Programs' (AAP) Center for Data Analytics, Policy, and Government, a division of the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences. The Associate Program Director will report to the Director of the Public Management Program. The Johns Hopkins University is committed to hiring candidates who, through their teaching and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
The Center seeks to hire an innovative and forward-thinking individual to manage the online MA in Nonprofit Management program. This faculty member will also work collaboratively with other Center faculty to set goals and direction in its pursuit of teaching excellence. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track, 12-month renewable faculty position with the academic title of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer.
Advanced Academic Programs AAP offers rigorous and high-quality master's degrees and certificates in three locations: the Washington, DC Center, the Homewood campus in Baltimore, MD, and online. AAP enrolls almost 6,000 students each academic year in over 45 programs and distinguishes itself through its intensive instructional assistance, selective admissions, and over 60 dedicated full-time faculty. Tenured Krieger School faculty members serve as Program Chairs and oversee the academic rigor of AAP programs and courses. AAP's website, http://advanced.jhu.edu/, provides additional information.
Teach 4 graduate courses per year, including preparation and time spent in the classroom (online), using best practices for teaching, engaging, and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds in the learning process, and responding to student questions
Advise students, including both program and research/capstone advising
Provide innovative leadership for curriculum design and new course development to ensure the delivery and growth of a quality program
Other academic duties normally performed by full-time faculty, such as participating on committees, attending academic events, or contributing to other academic service
Work with the Program Director and Center Director to hire, mentor, and evaluate adjunct faculty
Oversee the program's admissions process, including reviewing and approving prospective students' admissions materials
Provide overall supervision for the Nonprofit Management program
Schedule courses and set teaching assignments throughout the year
Host events for current and prospective students
The Associate Program Director's role is critical to maintaining the overall high quality of this program. The Associate Program Director must have a passion for education and its power to change lives, especially for part-time and non-residential students. A track record of building and managing successful onsite and online education programs, and skills in instructional design, content development, and instructional technologies, are important. Candidates who have experience teaching and engaging students from diverse backgrounds are of particular interest.
PhD in Nonprofit Management, Management, Administration, or a related field
One to three years of higher education teaching experience online and/or at the graduate level
One to three years of experience at the Assistant Director level, or equivalent administrative experience
Ability to teach a variety of courses in the nonprofit management field
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Four or more years of higher education teaching experience online and/or at the graduate level
Professional work experience in the nonprofit management field
Demonstrated track record of excellence in teaching and innovation in curriculum design
The ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with competing demands and multiple deadlines
Experience managing a degree or certificate program
The position will remain open until it is filled. Candidates must submit the following:
Teaching evaluations for the two most recent semesters taught
The selected candidate will undergo a background check, provide three references, and official transcripts for each credential.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.