Metropolitan State University, Minnesota's public urban university and recipient of the 2019 Insight Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, is seeking to hire an Assistant or Associate Professor of Public/Nonprofit Administration. This is a full-time probationary (tenure track) position within the Department of Public and Nonprofit Leadership of the College of Community Studies and Public Affairs.
Our vision is to be the premier urban, public, comprehensive system university in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area where the faculty, staff and students of Metropolitan State will reflect the area's rich diversity, build a culturally competent and anti-racist learning community and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to civic engagement.
Metropolitan State University, a member of the Minnesota State, is a public, urban university located in Twin Cities Metropolitan area. The University provides an excellent, inclusive and engaging education to eliminate opportunity gaps and lead the Twin Cities community to a prosperous and equitable future. Recognized as a Minority Serving Institution, its employees serve approximately 11,000 students, two-thirds of whom are from communities of color or American Indian nations, are first in their family to attend college or are eligible for Pell grants. Metropolitan State is recognized by CollegeNet as a leading higher education promoter of social mobility for students (Ranked #21 out of 1380). The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. We provide accessible, high quality liberal arts, professional and graduate education with continued emphasis on marginalized groups, including adult learners. Recognized in 2008 and 2014 by the Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement and named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the university is committed to academic excellence and community engagement through curriculum, teaching scholarship and services designed to support an urban mission.
The School/Academic Department: Metropolitan State University's Department of Public and Nonprofit Leadership prepares graduates to influence policy, as well as lead and manage public and nonprofit organizations and programs ethically, strategically, effectively, and efficiently for the public good. We offer four graduate degrees - Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management (MNLM), Master of Public and Nonprofit Administration (MPNA), and Master in Advocacy and Political Leadership. The MPNA-MPA-MNLM graduate programs continue to grow with more than 100 current students and more than 800 alumni. We have consistently attracted public and nonprofit professionals who are working in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area and beyond because of our rigorous graduate curriculum that follows the guidelines of NASPAA and NACC, our resident and adjunct faculty who are experts in their respective field and teaching areas, and the convenience of our evening (6:00-9:20 pm) and online course offerings. We started offering online MPA-MPNA-MNLM graduate courses as early as 2004. For more information on the department and its programs, please visit: https://www.metrostate.edu/academics/community-studies/public-and-nonprofit-leadership.
Teach courses in nonprofit management and governance, nonprofit finance, nonprofit fundraising and resource development, public leadership, public ethics, and other public administration and nonprofit management courses effectively at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Engage in scholarly research or creative achievement.
Provide evidence of continuing preparation and study.
Contribute to student growth and development through advising and assistance to student growth.
Engage in service to the university and larger community.
Serve a culturally diverse student body through delivering a student-centered education in a liberal arts and sciences context.
Work effectively with a wide range of individuals.
Deliver courses in multiple formats - face-to-face, hybrid/blended, and fully online.
Lead course and curriculum development in public administration and nonprofit management.
Earned doctorate in nonprofit management, philanthropic studies, public administration or public affairs, public policy, political science, educational administration, business or public ethics, or a related field.
Record of active involvement in scholarly or creative work in public administration or nonprofit management.
Experience teaching public administration or nonprofit management at the university level.
Professional experience in nonprofit management, public administration, business management or administration, or related fields.
Communication skills (written & oral) to communicate with a variety of persons and groups.
Demonstrated ability to work in an institution with a racially, culturally, economically, and linguistically diverse community of employees and students.
Record of research or scholarly contributions in the field of nonprofit management, nonprofit fundraising and resource development, nonprofit financial management, philanthropy, or public administration.
Evidence of two years of effective teaching at the graduate level.
Academic leadership experience in curriculum development in nonprofit management and/or public administration.
Excellence in teaching adult students with diverse work, academic, and cultural backgrounds.
Experience delivering courses in multiple formats including face-to-face, hybrid/blended, and fully online.
Experience leading and managing nonprofit organizations and services, nonprofit fundraising and communication strategies, public services and programs, and/or public advocacy.
Excellent communication skills (written & oral) to communicate with a variety of persons and groups.
Please note: Filling of this position is dependent upon budget.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience, and is determined by the salary placement process as outlined in the Inter Faculty Organization (IFO) Master Agreement.
For the most current information on the IFO, go to www.ifo.org
Applications must be received by 11:59 PM on January 17, 2020
Qualified applicants are required to attach the following documents to their online application:
Cover letter of interest addressing your qualifications for the position including evidence that you meet each of the minimum qualifications; in your cover letter, specifically state the position for which you are applying.
Current curriculum vitae or resume.
One sample publication, e.g., journal article or manuscript, in public administration or nonprofit management.
One-page statement of teaching philosophy.
Examples or evidence of teaching effectiveness.
Names of four (4) references with surface mail addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers; at least two of the references must be able to address teaching effectiveness.
Transcripts - Valid unofficial copies of your transcript showing conferred/awarded date of your highest attained degree, with your name and the academic institution's name/logo are required. If doctoral study is in progress at the time of application, submit the most recent transcript showing your course of study and progress to date. We are not able to accept copy/paste word documents with a list of courses/grades or DARS reports. If selected for hire, official original transcripts will be required.
Note that additional materials may be requested at a later date.
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Metropolitan State University is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.
The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
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About METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Metropolitan State University offers over 60 baccalaureate majors, 10 master?s degrees, and 2 doctoral programs. Founded in 1971, the university is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and is the only state university in the Twin Cities. It is a comprehensive urban university committed to meeting the higher education needs of those who live and work in the 13 county metropolitan area.With a strong tradition of individualized educational programs, we are fully committed to high-quality, affordable education for working adults. Faculty, staff and more than 11,000 full- and part-time students reflect the area?s rich diversity, provide a highly student-centered environment and demonstrate unwavering commitment to civic engagement.