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Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Community Resources and Development

Company: Arizona State University

Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Community Resources and Development
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

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.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL

The School of Community Resources and Development (SCRD) is one of the four schools in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, a vibrant community of scholars actively committed to excellence in education and innovative responses to collective problems. In Hospitality, Leisure, Sport, and Tourism, SCRD is ranked #7 in the world and #2 in the U.S. according to the Center for World University Rankings.

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.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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 with ASU’s Charter, a demonstrated commitment to inclusion.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.
  • Certified in First Aid/CPR.
  • Certified Wilderness First Responder.
Availability:  August 2024

How to Apply

APPLICATION DEADLINE 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. APPLICATION PROCEDURES To apply, please visit https://publicservice.asu.edu/content/jobs to upload your application materials to an Interfolio Dossier. Application materials should include the following:
  1. A letter of application addressing required and desired qualifications.
  2. Current curriculum vitae or résumé.
  3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student or peer evaluations, syllabi, and/or training materials you have designed).
  4. A one-page (maximum) description of your outdoor leadership experience.
  5. Contact information for three professional references (name, title, organization, email, phone number).
Interviews will be held at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus. Applicants are expected to give a teaching/leadership/experience demonstration, if invited for an in-person interview. The school actively seeks and supports a diverse workforce. People of all genders, cultures, and racial/ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please feel free to contact Rebecca Barry ([email protected]) with any questions. 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 receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/) 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.
Contact Person: Associate Teaching Professor Rebecca Barry
Posted on: January 10, 2024
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Job Type: Full Time
Job Starting Date:
August 1, 2024
Application Closing Date:
April 23, 2024
Job Salary Range:
Academic Year (Nine Months)
Years of Experience: 1 – 2 years
Preferred/Required Degree Level: Master’s degree