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Instructor/Assistant Professor - Recreation Management (Article 29 PASSHE Applicants ONLY)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment. Applicant must provide the name, email address, phone number for three professional references. Position is dependent upon enrollment and funding. This is a posting for consideration by PASSHE faculty with rights under Article 29 of the Agreement between APSCUF and PASSHE. Only retrenched APSCUF faculty with rights under Article 29 should apply.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number F0569
Position Title Instructor/Assistant Professor - Recreation Management (Article 29 PASSHE Applicants ONLY)
Department Recreation Management
Bargaining Unit APSCUF
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Faculty
Full-time/ Part-time Part-time
If Part-time, specify percentage

50%

Temporary/ Permanent Temporary
Tenure Track Non-Tenure Track Position
Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Anticipated Start Date August 18, 2018
Anticipated End Date May 24, 2019
Work Hours Other

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The University invites applications for a part-time (50%), temporary faculty position in the Recreation Management Department. This position will begin August 18, 2018 and end May 24, 2019.

Essential Duties

Instruction of courses in the Recreation Management core curriculum and outdoor track.

This position may require development and teaching of courses online.

Specific Duties

Responsibilities will include teaching department core classes as assigned and outdoor track courses as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

Bachelors degree in Wellness, Recreation, Leisure Studies, Outdoor Recreation or a closely related field is required.

Terminal degree is required for appointment as Assistant Professor, without the terminal degree candidate will be appointed as Instructor.

The successful candidate must be able to communicate well and/or perform well in an interview or teaching demonstration and successfully complete the interview process.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters degree is preferred.

College teaching experience with a strong background in Outdoor Recreation is preferred.

Physical Demands

Outdoor activity skills – kayaking, hiking, climbing and cross country skiing.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 04/16/2018
Close Date 05/16/2018
Special Instructions for Applicants

The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment.

Applicant must provide the name, email address, phone number for three professional references.

Position is dependent upon enrollment and funding.

This is a posting for consideration by PASSHE faculty with rights under Article 29 of the Agreement between APSCUF and PASSHE. Only retrenched APSCUF faculty with rights under Article 29 should apply.

Background Clearances

In accordance with Act 153 of 2014 (HB 435), appointment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, Act 34, Pennsylvania Criminal Record Clearance; Act 151, Child Abuse Clearance; and Act 114, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Checks.

Appointment is provisional for a single 90 day period provided the “Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form” and verification of your application for the three background checks are returned to Deana Hill, Associate VP for Human Resources.

Diversity Statement

Lock Haven University is profoundly dedicated to cultural diversity and supports the integration of diverse and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from people of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. To learn more about diversity at LHU and in our community, visit our website at http://lockhaven.edu/hr/socialequity.html

Annual Security Report (Clery Act)

The Lock Haven University’s Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report are now available on-line or in paper form by request. Federal law requires these reports to contain policy statements, crime and fire safety statistics for the university. The policy statements address the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, i.e. policies for responding to emergency situations, fire safety procedures and statistics, and sexual offenses, etc. Three years’ worth of statistics is included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in on-campus buildings, or off-campus sites property owned or controlled by the university and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to the campus. The Security and Fire Report is available online at:

http://lockhaven.edu/publicsafety/

You may also request a paper copy from the Public Safety Office located in the Glennon Infirmary building or by calling 570-484-2278.

About LHU

A career at Lock Haven University (LHU) is a distinctly unique and exciting opportunity. We encourage and support diversity and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is located in central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River and the picturesque Bald Eagle Mountains. LHU is one of fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).

Quick Link http://jobs.lhup.edu/postings/4073

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest degree you have attained?
    • High School
    • Associate Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • ABD
    • Doctorate Degree
  2. * Do you have college undergraduate teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Can you perform the essential duties of this position with or without accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please indicate where you heard about this employment opportunity.
    • Local Newspaper (The Express, Sun Gazette, CDT)
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • The Chronicle (print/online)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • The Hispanic Outlook
    • Professional journal
    • Electronic list serve
    • Personal Referral
    • LHU Website
    • CareerLink Office
    • HERC website (NJ/PA/DE)
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other
  5. * Are you a PASSHE faculty member with rights under Article 29 of the agreement between APSCUF and PASSHE?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy