Associate/Full Professor & Program Lead for Organizational Learning and Effectiveness
Position Description: We seek a leader with a creative and entrepreneurial spirit to serve a vital role as we fulfill our vision to be a center of innovation and learning in Northern California and beyond. We are searching for a colleague with a deep commitment to engaging students in real-world practice through teaching that challenges dominant norms. We are building a curious, inquiring, and courageous community of practitioners who are committed to revolutionizing learning systems, structures, and cultures.
As one example of that commitment, our faculty members facilitate all courses through an experiential-focused, project-based curriculum. Our master's courses are all centered on culminating projects where students work with clients in real-world settings. We hope to find a colleague who will help us move even further in creating the most transformational and impactful programs possible.
This colleague will serve as program lead of our successful MA in Organizational Learning and Effectiveness, launched in Fall 2016. The program is designed to develop students to be creative, flexible, and caring professionals who lead the development of people, performance, and organizations. The program is unique in its deep focus on real-world application and focus on innovation and creativity.
The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of or potential for research, leadership, and the ability to work collaboratively with students, colleagues, and stakeholders. This position will take an active role in our community engagement efforts in the region.
Duties The basic teaching workload for a 12-month position is three courses each semester and three courses in the summer. Program leadership responsibilities will result in a one-course teaching release in the fall, spring, and summer. The position also includes involvement in EdD dissertations, student recruitment, community engagement, curriculum development, internal service, and scholarship (which can include contributions to research outlets or practitioner settings).
As Program Lead, this position will play a key role in working to build and sustain the programs in Organizational Learning and Effectiveness by:
Providing overall vision and direction for the program
Leading the iteration and assessment of the program purpose, scope, and outcomes
Building community and regional relationships to advance the program
Enhancing and executing our marketing plan for the program
Serving as faculty contact for prospective students
Presenting and engaging with prospective students at various recruitment events, both in person and online
Developing faculty and providing opportunities for professional development/collaboration to transform the teaching/learning experience
This is a 12-month, tenure-track position. Faculty rank and title are contingent upon the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. The position will work at both the Sacramento and Stockton Campuses, with primary campus assignment in Sacramento.
Basic Qualifications: Doctoral degree in a field related to learning, leadership, and change. Possible areas of study include human resource development, organization development, and organizational learning. Demonstrated success (minimum 8-10 years) as a senior practitioner in a field related to organizational learning and effectiveness Demonstrated success leading and growing academic program(s) for adult learners Demonstrated commitment to fostering a caring and rigorous educational environment Demonstrated leadership engaging with colleagues in innovative program and curriculum development, and teaching practices Demonstrated commitment to personal development and growth in ones own teaching and practice Demonstrated excellence in applied scholarly research or evidence-based practice Demonstrated interest and experience in working in partnership with community groups, businesses, government agencies, and other organizations Demonstrated successful experience teaching online (minimum 5 years) Demonstrated experience with human-centered innovation methodologies (e.g., design thinking) Demonstrated commitment to diversity and working with students from multicultural communities
Physical Requirements: Physical Requirements Duties require constant sitting and repetitive motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Frequent walking, standing and simple grasping. Occasional climbing stairs, walking across campus, stooping and reaching. Constant communication using both spoken and written means. May be required to lift/carry up to 25 lbs. The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment. Work performed during standard business hours. May require additional work hours outside standard business hours due to business needs. May require travel to other campus sites and school sites.
Special Instructions: Application Instructions Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, we will begin reviewing applications after July 15, 2020.
Please upload the following: A letter of interest explaining o How minimum qualifications are met o Relevant experiences that have prepared you to lead this type of program Curriculum Vitae List of Professional References
University of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.