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The University of Nebraska at Omaha's School of Public Administration has two open faculty positions. We welcome applicants with an interest in nonprofit and voluntary organizations. The positions focus on:

Public Policy: https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/9548

or 

Local Government Management: https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/9542

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Assistant Professor in Nonprofit Management: University of Connecticut

 

A search is underway for an Assistant Professor in Nonprofit Management. The Department seeks a full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor in Nonprofit Management with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2020. 

 

Position

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record, or demonstrated potential, of scholarly success in the management, financial management, analysis, or evaluation of nonprofit organizations and programs. Preference will be given to candidates with a record of or strong potential for obtaining external research support. Strong preference will be given to applicants who are comfortable with a wide array of analytical methods. Finally, the best candidates will provide clear evidence of contributions to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience through research, teaching, and/or public engagement.

 

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2020. The successful candidate’s academic appointment will be at the Hartford Campus. Faculty may also be asked to teach at UConn’s main campus in Storrs, or online as part of their ordinary workload. The University offers a highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

To Apply

Please use this link https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14496 to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and recent teaching evaluations (if available), and contact information for three references (email, phone number, and mailing address) who can comment on research and teaching capabilities and accomplishments.

 

Review of Applications

Review of applicants will begin on October 4, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Questions

Any questions about the position may be sent to Mark Robbins, Search Committee Chair, Department of Public Policy at mark.robbins@uconn.edu

 

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 Funding and Career Opportunities for CSOs in West Africa

 

Training Opportunity: Moblising Support Course, Ghana

The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI), in partnership with Wild Ganzen Foundation and Change the Game Academy is pleased to announce its call for applications for Mobilising Support Course in Ghana.

The programme seeks to increase the knowledge, skills of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) specifically Community Based Organisations (CBOs) in Ghana to mobilise resources within their communities and strengthen their abilities to influence decision-making process at the local and national level.
Kindly access application details here

Job Opportunity: Bilingual M, E & L Advisor- Oxfam Ghana

OXFAM IBIS is looking for an experienced and highly motivated bi-lingual (English and French) Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Advisor to form part of the Regional Management Unit based in Ghana of this large-scale, complex funding mechanism. 

Kindly access application details here

 

Job Opportunity:  Fund Raising Coordinator

Africans Rising for Peace, Justice, and Security announces its call for applications for the position of a Fund Raising Coordinator. 
Interested and Eligible applicants are encouraged to apply here

NGO  FORUM  2019: Ghana


OAfrica in collaboration with the Department of Children and with funding from the European Union is implementing a two-year project entitled "Promoting and Protecting Child Rights in Ghana". As part of project activities, a one-day nationwide stakeholder NGO Forum and NGO Fair on Child Rights is being held under the theme: “Preventing Child Neglect: Whose Responsibility?”  
Attendance is free, but registration is required.

Kindly read here for registration details.

Guidebook on Alternative Funding Models for CSOs 

The guidebook seeks to help CSOs explore the existing models that are being used, understand them and know how to implement a given model that aligns with the mandate of their organisation. This resource highlights the conducive factors that CSOs need to cultivate their financial sustainability and to advance their development objectives. 
Kindly access full guidebook here.

Funds For NGOs

FundsforNGOs is a social enterprise and online initiative with the goal of increasing the sustainability of NGOs across the world. The entreprise accomplishes this by providing online resources for NGOs to increase their awareness and access to donors, resources, and skills. It uses technology to spread knowledge from its experienced fundraising experts to NGOs around the world and increase their capacity.

Kindly access more details here

 

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS 
Nonprofit Management and American Politics – Tenure-track

The University of Missouri-St. Louis invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with expertise in the areas of Nonprofit Management & Leadership and in American Politics. The ability to teach a graduate course in quantitative methods is desirable. The person filling this position will have an appointment in the Political Science department and the NASPAA- accredited Public Policy Administration program within Political Science. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Nonprofit Management, Public Administration, Political Science, or a closely related field by the date of the appointment, August 15, 2020. For further details, please click here.

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Social Work lecturer jobs at Edith Cowan University - Bunbury, Western Australia

Senior Lecturer (Social Work) Job Ref - 212/2019

  • $120,961 to $139,228 pa (ALEVC)
  • Ongoing, Full-time, South West (Bunbury) Campus
  • Open to Australian and International applicants

 

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Social Work) Job Ref - 226/2019

  • $100,643 to $140,828 pa (ALEVB/ALEVC)
  • Ongoing, up to Full time, Bunbury Campus
  • Open to Australian and International applicants

 

Closing date for both posts is 05-Sep-2019

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An opportunity has arisen for an ambitious researcher with excellent qualitative research skills to join the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR), one of the UK's leading academic centres for applied policy research. The focus of our work is on issues of social and economic disadvantage as experienced by places and people. We work with a wide range of funders and clients, including UK and international research funders, charities, government and the private sector.

You will have experience in the use of qualitative research methods, with particular knowledge in how to reach marginalised groups and to elicit lived experience from research participants .

 

You will be looking to contribute to a portfolio of applied research activity which meets the highest international standards of rigour, excellence and impact, while developing your own academic profile. Your research interests and substantive knowledge set could be in housing, social policy, labour markets, the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sectors, or urban policy and related fields. You will have a strong understanding of research ethics and possess the empathy and organisational skills to manage fieldwork with a diverse range of research participants, including those with complex needs or vulnerabilities.

 

The post is a permanent full-time Grade 6 role with a starting salary of £27,025 to £33,199 per annum dependent on experience.

 

For more information about the role, including how to apply, follow this link: http://bit.ly/shu-qual-res

 

About CRESR

 

CRESR is one of the UK's leading policy research centres. Working for CRESR you will join a dynamic team of over 30 academics working on a wide range of projects across our range of research specialisms, which include housing, labour markets, social policy, regeneration and economic development, the voluntary and community sector, evaluation, and sustainability. The post represents an unparalleled opportunity to develop a cutting-edge academic career in applied social and economic research. 

 

CRESR has been recognised for its world leading research of international significance. Overall, 81% of our research submitted to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) was ranked as world leading or internationally excellent, the highest ranked submission from a post-92 university.

You can find out more about CRESR at http://www4.shu.ac.uk/research/cresr/

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The Open University is recruiting lecturers and is interested in attracting candidates with a specialism in teaching and researching leadership and management in a voluntary sector context.  The Department for Public Leadership and Social Enterprise hosts the OU’s Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership, with its portfolio of engaged research, formal and informal teaching.  Further information available via the link below

http://www.open.ac.uk/about/employment/vacancies/lecturersenior-lecturer-social-enterprise-public-leadership-voluntary-sector-leadership

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The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) is hiring a new Executive Director. Please consider applying or sharing this job advertisement with colleagues: https://www.arnova.org/networking/apply_now.aspx?view=2&id=565954. We will begin reviewing applications around mid-August.

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Lund University, Sweden, is offering at least 3 post doc positions. The post-doctoral researchers will be part of a six-year research program on Civil Society Elites? Comparing elite composition, reproduction, integration and contestation in European civil societies.

The program aims to bridge elite and civil society studies in order to develop the first systematic and cross-country comparative analysis of civil society elites. The program is funded by the Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences (www.rj.se), starting in 2018, and will last until end of 2023.

The program will study civil society elites in four European countries (Italy, Poland, Sweden and the UK) as well as the EU level. We bring together scholars from political science, sociology and social work with a common interest into issues of power, inequality and civil society. The program aims to combine elite theories, capital and field theories, social movement theories and social network theories and combines quantitative and qualitative methods to examine what mechanisms and processes that lead to elite consolidation or contestation across different contexts.

For further information visit www.civilsocietyelites.lu.se.

Information on the post can be found at: 

https://lu.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:276639/type:job/where:4/apply:1

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The Department of Public Administration & Policy in the School of Public Affairs at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2020. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2020 in Public Administration, Political Science, Economics, or a related field.

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.

Qualifications

We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality scholarship in public finance and budgeting/financial management. Teaching responsibilities may include courses in the school’s Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Policy, and doctoral degree programs. The ideal candidate will be able to contribute to both the management and policy fields in their research and teaching. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities will include engagement in department, school, and university activities.

Application Instructions

Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications via http://apply.interfolio.com/65359. Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), copies of recently published articles or working papers, and three letters of recommendation. Please email dpapsearch@american.edu if you have any questions.

 

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge. https://apply.interfolio.com/65359

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

 

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Work Opportunity: The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum is looking for expressions of interest to prepare a Report on UK civil society

 

The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum is a network of more than 160 nonprofit organisations (see https://eu-russia-csf.org/). It aims to foster exchange and cooperation between civil societies in the EU and in Russia. The Secretariat of the Forum is based in Berlin. In 2016, the Forum initiated an annual Civil Society Report on the challenges and best practices of civil society organisations in the EU and in Russia.  Each report offers a sample of EU country studies alongside an annual update of Russian civil society accompanied by an overall comparative chapter.  

Due to ill health, the Forum is looking to recruit a researcher to provide a country report on the UK for the 2019 Report at short notice. The other EU countries in this year’s Report are Sweden, Slovakia and Estonia. Each country report will be based on an analytical overview of trends in the size, structure and funding of civil society and a commentary on challenges and examples of best practice based on c15 interviews and, where possible, a focus group. The report will be about 6,000 words long.

We are looking for an experienced researcher with good knowledge of the field able to complete the work within a very short timeframe. A provisional timeline is to start empirical research in June 2019 and submit the first draft by the end of August 2019. Editorial work and peer review in September/October 2019, proofreading and design of the Report in December 2019/February 2020, publication in Spring 2020.  Due to the extreme short notice these deadlines are negotiable. An honorarium of €1,000 is payable.  

If you are interested to work with us,  even if you can't manage the deadlines set out,  (or can recommend someone), please contact the editors Nick Acheson and/or Kristina Smolijaninovaite directly for further information without delay at achesonn@tcd.ie and kristina.smolija@eu-russia-csf.org

 

For further information on reports that have been published so far, see:

The first editions of the Report covered Germany, Poland, Hungary, Spain, and Russia. See Report 2016 here:

https://eu-russia-csf.org/fileadmin/State_of_Civil_Society_Report/16_08_2017_RU-EU_Report_online.pdf

The second edition of the Report 2017 presented The Netherlands, Italy, Lithuania, Bulgaria and Russia. See the Report 2017 here:

https://eu-russia-csf.org/fileadmin/website/2018_03_16_Report_Pages.pdf

The third edition of the Report 2018 included the cases of Romania, Ireland, Czech Republic and Greece as well as Russia, which was issued in Spring 2019. See the Report 2018 here:

https://eu-russia-csf.org/fileadmin/State_of_Civil_Society_Report/2018_Report.pdf

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The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy is seeking a research and development intern, with potential for the internship to lead to a full-time position.

The posting for this paid opportunity in Washington, DC is here: 

https://ncrp.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=33.

NCRP is an equal opportunity employer, and welcomes and strongly encourages people of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ-identified candidates to apply. 

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Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Position: Nonprofit and Public Management and Leadership

 

The John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University welcomes applications and nominations for an open rank, tenure-track faculty position in the area of nonprofit and public management and leadership. We welcome scholars employing a variety of methodological approaches in their research. We have a strong preference for candidates with experience leading and designing nonprofit programming and curriculum.

 

The position begins fall 2020. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Applicants must have completed or be nearing completion of all Ph.D. degree requirements. Successful candidates will likely have or be nearing completion of doctorates in nonprofit management, public administration, public management and leadership, public policy, business, or a related field. Highly desirable candidates will have practical experience, university teaching experience, a strong potential for developing a successful research portfolio, and demonstrated success in working with diverse populations and a commitment to diversifying the profession.

 

Application Instructions

Applications will be evaluated as they are received and will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications received by September 20, 2019 are guaranteed full consideration. To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three professional reference letters to GLENN-Nonprofit@osu.edu. Alternatively, materials can be mailed to: Office of the Dean, The John Glenn College of Public Affairs, 304 Page Hall, 1810 College Road, Columbus, OH, 43210. To build a diverse workforce, Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. Ohio State is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

 

About the Glenn College and OSU

The John Glenn College of Public Affairs was recently ranked 14th overall among other graduate professional programs in public affairs. Our curricular offerings include the NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration and In-Career Master of Arts in Public Policy and Management; online Master of Public Administration and Leadership; dual master’s degrees with Law, City and Regional Planning, Public Health, Environment and Natural Resources, Social Work, Business Administration, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, Slavic and East European Studies, and Latin American Studies; a joint degree in Arts Policy and Administration; a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management; a B.A. in Public Management, Leadership, and Policy; a B.S. in Public Policy Analysis, and a variety of undergraduate and graduate minors including nonprofit management. The College also offers a wide array of management and leadership training seminars, programs and certificates, serving over 2,000 mid-career professionals each year. For more information about the Glenn College, please visit our website: glenn.osu.edu.

 

The Ohio State University, the flagship public university of Ohio, is located in the state’s capital, Columbus, providing direct access to public sector organizations and practitioners from all levels of government, as well as a large and vibrant nonprofit and philanthropic community. The Glenn College is housed in a state-of-the-art building in the center of the University campus. Columbus is the 14th largest city in the United States and offers many cultural and recreational amenities. It was recently rated by Forbes as the #1 opportunity city in the country and #7 in best cities for young professionals. Money Magazine rated it #3 for best cities for millennials. Ohio ranks #5 for states with the most Fortune 500 headquarters.

 

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

 

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The research team of the Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership, School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada is seeking a two year postdoc starting as early as September 2019.

 

An opportunity to be part of an active research team, with international networks, in Canada’s oldest, innovative School of Public Policy in the nation’s capital.  Find out more at MPNL postdoc.

 

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Please find below a call for at least 3 post doc position at Lund University, Sweden. The post-doctoral researchers will be part of a six-year research program on Civil Society Elites? Comparing elite composition, reproduction, integration and contestation in European civil societies. The program aims to bridge elite and civil society studies in order to develop the first systematic and cross-country comparative analysis of civil society elites. The program is funded by the Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences (www.rj.se), starting in 2018, and will last until end of 2023.

The program will study civil society elites in four European countries (Italy, Poland, Sweden and the UK) as well as the EU level. We bring together scholars from political science, sociology and social work with a common interest into issues of power, inequality and civil society. The program aims to combine elite theories, capital and field theories, social movement theories and social network theories and combines quantitative and qualitative methods to examine what mechanisms and processes that lead to elite consolidation or contestation across different contexts.

For further information visit www.civil.societyelites.lu.se.

Information on the post can be found at:

https://lu.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:276639/type:job/where:4/apply:1,

We can offer a good research environment at one of the leading Swedish universities and are looking for talented young scholars to be part of our research team of approx. 10 scholars.

We are particularly looking for people having a track record in civil society and/or elite studies and also particularly invite scholars with skills into ethnographic studies, social network and social media analyses.

Proficiency in spoken and written English is a requirement. Considering that studies will be conducted in Italy and Poland, language skills in any of these two will be a requirement for at least one of the positions.

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Seattle University his seeking a Director and Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure-track) in their recently accredited Nonprofit Leadership program.  The position can begin in either September 2019 or September 2020 dependent on candidate availability. Click here for the position description and application instructions.  Review of applications begins on June 17, 2019.

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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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