Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Community Resources and Development
Arizona State University
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Internal Number: 127924
The School of Community Resources and Development in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions at Arizona State University, invites applications for one, full-time, benefits-eligible, academic-year (9 month), career-track position of Clinical Assistant Professor to begin August 2024.
SCRD is located at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus, a dynamic hub of the multi-campus Arizona State University that provides a multitude of academic and professional connections for students. The mission of our school is to co-create transformative solutions that enhance the social, cultural, environmental, and economic well-being of communities. We provide internationally recognized interdisciplinary research expertise and innovative academic programs in community development, therapeutic recreation, nonprofit leadership and management, parks, recreation and sport management, and tourism development and management. Courses are delivered through in-person, online, and hybrid platforms.
Develop, manage, supervise, and deliver outdoor recreation/experience/leadership courses.
Teach in the undergraduate Parks and Recreation Management (PRM) program.
Hire, train, and supervise outdoor trip leaders.
Coordinate and facilitate outdoor trips, clinics, and workshops.
Build partnerships within and outside ASU to provide outdoor experiences to various constituencies (e.g., Learning Enterprise)
Work with industry partners to build gear rental opportunities and possibly develop an outdoor recreation equipment rental program.
Follow best practices in leave-no-trace, environmental science, environmental education, and respect for indigenous peoples.
Application deadline is January 1, 2024; Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.
All we do at ASU is guided and inspired by the University Charter, which reads:
ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural, and overall health of the communities it serves. Successful candidates will demonstrate throughout their materials how their teaching and service will contribute to the fulfillment of this charter.
Successful candidates will demonstrate throughout their materials how their teaching, research, and service will contribute to the fulfillment of this charter.
A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal
Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will
In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online athttps://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.
M.S. or M.A. in Parks, Recreation, Tourism; Outdoor Leadership; Nature-Based Education; Leisure Studies, or related field.
Minimum of two years professional experience in experiential education, outdoor leadership, or a related field.
Consistent withASU’s Charter, a demonstrated commitment to inclusion.
Ph.D. in Parks, Recreation, Tourism; Outdoor Leadership; Nature-Based Education; Leisure Studies, or related field.
Experience in university-level teaching.
Experience managing outdoor gear rental.
Experience in program development.
Experience in community partnership building.
Demonstrated ability to teach effectively to any population.
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.
Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university named #1 in the United States for Innovation for the seventh consecutive year, ahead of MIT (3) and Stanford (7), according to US News and World Reports. We measure our success not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities we serve.
ASU’s Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions is home to ASU’s most diverse student body, with the highest percentage of minorities, transfer and working students – and the largest community of first-generation college students. Among our students are nearly 300 veterans and international students from 59 countries.
We are also committed to advancing anti-racist policies and practices as described in a recent statement by President Crow in support of our Black students, faculty, and staff (available online at: https://president.asu.edu/statements/asus-commitment-to-black-students-faculty-and-staff ).
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Eq...ual Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For complete statements on ASU’s non- discrimination policies, please refer to: http://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleI X/. The School of Community Resources and Development actively encourages diversity among its students, faculty, and staff.
In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.