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The Springfield College School of Professional and Continuing Studies invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at its Wilmington, Delaware campus, whose primary responsibilities will be teaching, advising, and promoting enrollment growth in the Master of Business Administration program (Nonprofit Management concentration).
 
 
More details with application instructions at:
 

 

https://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=176498089&Title=Assistant%20Professor%2C%20Business%20Administration%20%28MBA%20Program%29

 

 
 
The appropriate contact for more details about this job is Associate Dean Dr. David Rudder

 

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Vice President for Scholarly Programs
The National Humanities Center, located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, seeks a Vice President for Scholarly Programs.


The National Humanities Center is a private, nonprofit organization, and the only
independent institute exclusively dedicated to advanced study in the humanities.
Since it opened in 1978, the Center has provided residential fellowships to more
than 1400 scholars from all parts of the United States and from three dozen other
nations. Up to forty Fellows are chosen annually to pursue their own research
and writing and to benefit from the exchange of ideas with colleagues during an
academic year at the Center. The Center is also a national leader in humanities
education and public humanities engagement.


The Vice President for Scholarly Programs is part of the senior staff of the Center
and reports directly to the President and Director, Robert Newman. The Vice
President for Scholarly Programs is responsible for the oversight of the Fellowship
Program, and works with a distinguished Board of Trustees on institutional
development, meets with foundation representatives, and prepares grant proposals.
The successful candidate will have a strong scholarly background, including a
Ph.D. in a humanities discipline, the ability to work well with a range of people,
creative and effective administrative experience, imagination, and initiative.
Starting date is August 2017. Compensation is competitive.


Applications, including a letter, a C.V., and names and
contact information of three references, should be
submitted by May 1, 2017. Send by e-mail to:
ScholarlySearchComm@nationalhumanitiescenter.org

 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Association for Research on Civil Society in Africa (AROCSA)

The Association for Research on Civil Society in Africa (AROCSA) was established by the Ford Foundation, West Africa to drive research and advance the work done by Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and its Stakeholders across Africa. The organization is looking to hire an Executive Director who will be based in West Africa (Preferably in Lagos/Accra), to lead its efforts.

The Executive Director will be responsible for developing and guiding the strategic vision of AROCSA and managing internal and external stakeholder relationships. The ED’s ultimate mission is to build a strong continent-wide network that ultimately changes the way in which researchers and practitioners in Civil Society engage meaningfully in Africa, making Civil Society relevant in Africa’s Development.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

PROGRAMS: Design programs and events that are aligned with the organizational areas, and manage them through planning, documentation and execution across the continent.

RESEARCH: Support members in their research activities, identify funding opportunities and build partnerships with research institutes, and build strong training initiatives to improve members’ research capacity.

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION: Oversee financial management; ensure that funds are used efficiently and reporting is done properly, with particular attention to reporting to the organization’s advisory board.

FUNDRAISING: Align strategic program needs with forecasting and budgeting, and set annual fundraising targets.

EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Serve as the key spokesperson for the organization, articulate its values and mission with various audiences, and sustain aggressive membership-expansion strategies, with annual targets for both institutional and individual memberships.

ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Recruit and retain the best people and develop a healthy work environment to promote staff growth, well-being and productivity.

Qualifications and Competencies

  1. At least a postgraduate degree in the social sciences (preferably, a PhD).
  2. At least 6 years of relevant/related work experience in a managerial capacity. Experience spanning various sectors is highly desirable.
  3. Must recognize the multiple contexts in Africa, appreciate the changing dynamics and leverage diversity, building bridges across regions, academia and practice.
  4. Experience in partnership building on a multi-national level is essential.
  5. Must be able to manage the organization with the future in mind and anticipating contextual changes that may affect the vision and strategy.
  6. Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills in both informal and formal settings, and must be able to engage effectively with multiple audiences for mutual benefit.

All interested candidates should send an introductory email and their CVs (as a PDF or Word attachment) to careers[at]arocsa.org no later than June 16th, 2017.

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Two full-time postdoctoral positions are available at TSRC in Birmingham for up to 30 months from 1st July or as soon as possible thereafter. A further part-time post will be advertised shortly.

The role of the post holders will be to work on a study of the development of the voluntary sector in post-war Britain in four selected communities (Bethnal Green, Birmingham, Bolton and Burnley). This project is funded by the Leverhulme Trust and the post holders will undertake research under the supervision and guidance of TSRC’s Director, Professor John Mohan.

On this project the researchers will be working on archival data from voluntary organisations and public sector agencies, and on interviews with participants in and employees of those organisations, to develop an understanding of organisational development, survival, adaptation and closure. We welcome applicants from a range of disciplinary backgrounds, such as economic and social history, politics, social policy, sociology, or human geography.

The post holders will be expected to work closely with other colleagues in TSRC at Birmingham, including postgraduate students, engaged on related projects.

The posts are based in Birmingham and attendance in the workplace is required when not conducting primary fieldwork away from the city. However, consideration will be given to candidates resident in locations convenient to fieldwork sites, subject to demonstration of ability to deliver on the project aims while working remotely.

The posts should be live on the University of Birmingham website, reference 56934, from Wednesday 12th April; closing date is 5th May. I am happy to answer informal inquiries but note I will be away from 12-22 April inclusive.

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The University of St Andrews’ School of Management is currently recruiting at Associate Lecturer and Lecturer level. While applications in any area of management are welcome, special emphasis is given to social enterprise. 

 

Further information on the Associate Lecturer role can be found at https://www.vacancies.st-andrews.ac.uk/ViewVacancyV2.aspx?enc=mEgrBL4XQK0+ld8aNkwYmJwEEAPnUvgV6wuau5oTUFzS+50q8hUJBNI1r51zwoDrY6PVunLLQaU/P+Wt2ecYylI9CX3XpwqgSxzv+IkbhHdz0af+usUHFBds4DCjtNPU5PVvTb2uye05rYrsZNP+/w==

 

For details on the Lecturer position, please see https://www.vacancies.st-andrews.ac.uk/ViewVacancyV2.aspx?enc=mEgrBL4XQK0+ld8aNkwYmOQ8Np3yP+Axm4viObNrFAieXZr4dcipMvvNEVcP6A44a+a+Ezjuf2fUAQEGiMCSImB5ts6QZZO+Bad/dWPLpZ45Zibc4cFtV3ptnB2ZcepudZJR3tOoe1ykUhNTHizOoA==

 

A general overview of the School and its research themes and centres is available at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/management

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Tenure Track Faculty Position

Social Business and Entrepreneurship

Discovery Program for Global Learners at Okayama University, Japan

The Global Discovery Program for Global Learners at Okayama University is seeking applicants for a position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning April 2018. The successful candidate will teach both general education and management courses in the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship cluster in English at the undergraduate level, especially in the Social Business and Entrepreneurship module. Also, the successful candidate will plan, implement, and assess projects in support of the Discovery Program for Global Learners.

A Ph.D. in management, business administration, public management, or a closely related field is required. Review of applications will begin on May 22, 2017 and continue until position is filled. For more information, please go to http://www.okayama-u.ac.jp/eng/researchers_staff/Employment.html

Information about the Discovery Program for Global Learners is available at http://discovery.okayama-u.ac.jp/en/

If you have questions, please contact Taka at: taka_yoshioka@okayama-u.ac.jp.

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The Urban Institute (Washington, DC) – Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy

Position R-800186:  Research Associate I (Nonprofits and Philanthropy) Full Time

Starting SUMMER 2017

https://urban.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Urban-Careers/job/The-Urban-Institute-DC/Research-Associate-I--Nonprofits-and-Philanthropy-_R-800186-1

 

Overview

The nonprofit Urban Institute is dedicated to elevating the debate on social and economic policy. For nearly five decades, Urban scholars have conducted research and delivered evidence-based solutions that improve lives and strengthen communities across a rapidly urbanizing world. Our objective research helps expand opportunities for all, reduce hardship among the most vulnerable, and strengthen the effectiveness of the nonprofit, philanthropic and public sectors.

The Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy is currently seeking a Research Associate I to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and leading research projects that relate to improving the quality and scale of nonprofit, philanthropy and/or private sector activity to maximize social impact.

Responsibilities

·         Develop or participate in developing research topics, proposals, and research designs.

·         Select appropriate statistical techniques to analyze collected data, supervise and/or participate in data collection and analysis by less senior research staff.

·         Maintain project budgets and manage resources for segments of research projects under his/her responsibility, supervise less senior researchers.

·         Translate research for policymakers and other stakeholders.

·         Manage project schedules, budgets, and assist with proposals.

·         Assist with delivering training and technical assistance services to various stakeholders as needed.

·         Participate in writing final reports and presenting results to clients.

 

Qualifications

·         PhD in a social science discipline with a research focus on nonprofits, philanthropy, social impact investing, social entrepreneurship, or corporate social responsibility

·         Outstanding writing ability

·         Strong oral communication skills

·         Good organization and the ability to work effectively on multiple projects at once

·         Proficiency with SAS, Stata, R and/or similar analytical software or programming experience

The Urban Institute strives to be a vibrant, creative community of skilled and committed people who bring to their work a whole range of different experiences. Accordingly, the Urban Institute is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected status under applicable law.

The Urban Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer -- Minorities/Women/Disabilities/Veterans.

To learn more about the Urban Institute and its work, please visit www.urban.org

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Sheffield Hallam University is looking to recruit a new Director for the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR). More details about the post and how to apply can be found here.

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Position Announcement: Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Public Administration and Policy

School of Public Affairs

American University

The Department of Public Administration and Policy (DPAP) in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a full-time, postdoctoral fellow at the rank of Professorial Lecturer beginning August 1, 2017 and ending August 31, 2018. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2017 in the field of public administration, public policy, political science, economics, or a related field.

We encourage applications from candidates who are members of underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. Field of study is open but candidates conducting research in areas that build upon the strength of DPAP’s faculty are especially welcome including the policy areas of education, health, and poverty as well as nonprofit and public management research. Postdoctoral Fellows will participate fully in the academic life of the department, including engaging with faculty and participation in DPAP’s research seminar series. Teaching responsibilities will include two courses per academic year in the school’s Master of Public Policy, Master of Public Administration, and minor in Public Administration and Policy.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via apply.interfolio.com/37086. Include a letter of application,curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), three reference letters, and copies of recently published articles or working papers. Please email dpapsearch@american.edu, if you have any questions.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu.

Established in 1934, the School of Public Affairs offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the departments of Government; Justice, Law, & Criminology; and Public Administration & Policy. The Department of Public Administration & Policy offers six graduate degrees, an undergraduate minor, and several graduate certificates. Its programs are consistently ranked among the best in the field of public affairs by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more about the School of Public Affairs at www.american.edu/spa and about the Department of Public Administration & Policy at www.american.edu/dpap.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.


Search Begins: Fall 2016; Search ends when filled. Position starts: August 1, 2017

The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy seeks an exceptional colleague to join the faculty of the first school of its kind. The School is particularly interested in research on philanthropic fundraising, but there is also a broader interest in excellent research and teaching that will advance the field. The incumbent will conduct research and facilitate the translation of new knowledge into improved practice; create a thriving intellectual community to attract outstanding students to research and research-informed practice; expedite the assimilation of new findings to provide direct instruction to practitioners; and share emerging knowledge with practitioners worldwide through conferences, specialized training and publications.

This position is a 10-month open rank tenured or tenure-track faculty position. Candidates should have a significant record in the area of philanthropy research, preferably fundraising, though any relevant research with broad impact is highly valued.

The duties of the Professor of Philanthropic Studies will include teaching and mentoring students as well as conducting research, publishing, and providing service to the School, campus, and the field of Philanthropic Studies. The school has a preference for teaching required fundraising courses and expanding the fundraising research agenda.

Search Begins: Fall 2016; Search ends when filled. Position starts: August 1, 2017

The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy seeks an exceptional colleague to join the faculty of the first school of its kind. The School is particularly interested in research on philanthropic fundraising, but there is also a broader interest in excellent research and teaching that will advance the field. The incumbent will conduct research and facilitate the translation of new knowledge into improved practice; create a thriving intellectual community to attract outstanding students to research and research-informed practice; expedite the assimilation of new findings to provide direct instruction to practitioners; and share emerging knowledge with practitioners worldwide through conferences, specialized training and publications.

This position is a 10-month open rank tenured or tenure-track faculty position. Candidates should have a significant record in the area of philanthropy research, preferably fundraising, though any relevant research with broad impact is highly valued.

The duties of the Professor of Philanthropic Studies will include teaching and mentoring students as well as conducting research, publishing, and providing service to the School, campus, and the field of Philanthropic Studies. The school has a preference for teaching required fundraising courses and expanding the fundraising research agenda.

Search Begins: Fall 2016; Search ends when filled. Position starts: August 1, 2017

The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy seeks an exceptional colleague to join the faculty of the first school of its kind. The School is particularly interested in research on philanthropic fundraising, but there is also a broader interest in excellent research and teaching that will advance the field. The incumbent will conduct research and facilitate the translation of new knowledge into improved practice; create a thriving intellectual community to attract outstanding students to research and research-informed practice; expedite the assimilation of new findings to provide direct instruction to practitioners; and share emerging knowledge with practitioners worldwide through conferences, specialized training and publications.

This position is a 10-month open rank tenured or tenure-track faculty position. Candidates should have a significant record in the area of philanthropy research, preferably fundraising, though any relevant research with broad impact is highly valued.

The duties of the Professor of Philanthropic Studies will include teaching and mentoring students as well as conducting research, publishing, and providing service to the School, campus, and the field of Philanthropic Studies. The school has a preference for teaching required fundraising courses and expanding the fundraising research agenda.

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