Position Title Assistant Professor, Non-profit Leadership Program
Full or Part Time Full Time
Tenure Status Tenure Track
The Department of Applied Social and Political Sciences (ASPS) in the
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences invites applications for a tenure-
track Assistant Professor for the Non-profit Leadership Program beginning Fall
2022. Coppin State University seeks a forward-thinking leader for the
Nonprofit Leadership (NPLS) Program who will teach both lower and upper
division courses, serve as a liaison and develop greater collaborations and
partnerships between departments, across campus and within the Baltimore
community. The faculty member is expected to engage in community outreach and
build relationships with community nonprofit organizations. It is expected
that all faculty members' activities support departmental program
goals/objectives and student learning outcomes (SLO's.).
The Department of Applied Social and Political Sciences offers bachelor's
degree in Sociology, Political Science, Social Science, Urban Studies,
Interdisciplinary Studies and Non-profit Leadership, a certificate in
Nonprofit Leadership and minors in Anthropology, Sociology, Political Science,
and Non-profit Leadership. The department also participates in a collaborative
program with the University of Baltimore, leading to a master's degree in
Human Services Administration.
The successful candidate will have teaching and leadership experiences in the
field of non-profit leadership. The successful candidate must have experience
in supporting and implementing co-curricular activities for students seeking
the various non-profit certifications offered by the department. In addition,
we seek a candidate who appreciates our unique composition and will be able to
contribute to the growth of our multi-discipline social sciences department.
Teach undergraduate courses in nonprofit leadership and other courses
within the department as assigned.
Undergraduate student advising.
Engage in innovative curriculum/course development.
Collaborate with department faculty in providing co-curricular students
Develop internship partners for student experiential learning and
community engagement and supervise NPLS interns.
Serve as Program Coordinator for the Nonprofit Leadership Program to
Student recruitment and retention activities.
Build enrollment in the program.
Mentoring and faculty support of student nonprofit activities.
Accompany students on various field experiences and conferences.
Engage in assessment activities to maintain the quality and integrity of
the program, and to comply with regional accreditation standards.
Represent the program to alumni and other stakeholders.
Commitment to scholarly research and publication.
Service on department, college, and university committees and engagement
with the community.
Doctoral degree in nonprofit leadership or a master's degree in nonprofit
leadership and a doctoral degree in a social science or in a related
discipline is preferred.
Doctoral degree in any of the department's social sciences disciplines
with expertise in non-profit leadership programs and/or research.
A certification as a non-profit professional (CNP) is desirable.
A minimum of two years higher education teaching experience is required.
Experience in one or more areas within nonprofit leadership, such as
fundraising, board development, volunteer development and supervision,
program sustainability, and leadership development is favorable.
KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
Experience in Nonprofit Leadership subfields such as fundraising, board
development, volunteer development and supervision, program
sustainability, and leadership development.
Experience in recruiting and advising students
Proven ability and commitment to work collaboratively with people across a
diverse range of disciplines and groups
Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students to
support student advising, student learning outcomes, and program
Demonstrated commitment to community engagement
Position Detail Information
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number FA2022-0007
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
What is the highest level of education attained?
High School Diploma
None of the above
How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
Cover Letter/Letter of Application