Assistant Professor of Nonprofit Leadership and Management in the Department of Leadership Studies - University of San Diego in San Diego California

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University of San Diego

San Diego, California 92110

United States


Detailed Job Description

Assistant Professor of Nonprofit Leadership and Management in the Department of Leadership Studies 

School of Leadership and Education Sciences 

Closing date: November 14, 2014

Position Description and Qualifications:  Candidates must have an earned doctorate in a field of study related to the nonprofit sector (e.g., nonprofit leadership/management, philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, public administration, public policy, social work, economics, psychology or another related discipline).  The ideal candidate will have two or more years university-level teaching experience, an established record of research and publications in nonprofit, and a demonstrated ability to conduct and supervise research projects. The candidate must also be an active member of the nonprofit academic community (e.g., ARNOVA), have experience working with and/or consulting in nonprofit/philanthropic organizations.  Expertise and/or work with a global and/or diversity focus are highly desirable.

This position will involve teaching responsibilities primarily at the masters and doctoral levels with occasional teaching at the undergraduate level; supervising doctoral research assistants engaged in research/evaluation projects; chairing thesis and dissertation committees; publishing and presenting research; and taking a leadership role in the ongoing development of the Leadership Studies program, in general, and the nonprofit area, in particular.  The faculty position will report to the Chair of the Department of Leadership Studies and collaborate with the Director of the Institute for Nonprofit Education Research and the Director of the Caster Family Center for Nonprofit Research, as well as the other institutes and centers in the department, school, and university to advance the nonprofit program.

Application Procedures: To apply, go to and refer to job IRC14829.  Applications must include: A letter addressing the general qualifications listed above; curriculum vitae; contact information for three references; sample teaching evaluations, and one recent publication.   Applications must be received by November 14, 2014.  All applications must be submitted electronically. References can send letters of recommendation to Heather Gibb at, 5998 Alcala Park, MRH 275, San Diego, CA  92110.

Please forward e-mail questions regarding the position to  Information about the Leadership Studies Department programs can be found at  Information about the Nonprofit Institute and the Caster Family Center for Nonprofit Research can be found at .

Context: The University of San Diego is a private Catholic university with approximately 8,500 students, including 2,500 graduate and professional students.  The Leadership Studies doctoral program is the oldest interdisciplinary leadership doctoral program in the nation and has awarded more than 300 doctoral degrees since its inception in 1979.  The Department of Leadership Studies offers several other leadership-related masters and undergraduate programs, including a masters in nonprofit leadership and management and an undergraduate certificate in nonprofit studies.  In addition to Leadership Studies, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences includes a department of School, Family and Mental Health Professions and a department of Learning and Teaching. The University is committed to diversity and inclusion in recruitment and retention.  Women and applicants from diverse cultural, ethnic, religious and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.

USD offers a full and generous benefits package.  Information on benefits is available at 


Keyword Phrases

  • Leadership
  • Education Sciences
  • Public Administration & Policy
  • Urban Studies & Planning
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: At least 2 years
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 11/14/2014