University of Southern Maine
Lecturer in Leadership and Organizational Studies
LAC Academic Programs - PACPLA
Salary Band/Wage Band:
Statement of Job:
The University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College seeks applicants for a non-tenure track Lecturer position in Leadership and Organizational Studies.
The individual must have the capacity to teach in a variety of formats including classroom-based, blended, and fully online for graduate and undergraduate students. Experience in teaching most or all of the following is required: organizational change and development, leadership in the public and nonprofit sectors, organizational theory, risk management, diversity in the workplace, and cultural contexts.
Other major responsibilities include: advising undergraduate students, engaging in experiential/service learning, and serving on program, college, and university committees. Full-time Lecturers teach four courses per academic semester. Individuals with a track record of
motivating and supporting student learning, extensive work experience in online education, excellent teaching evaluations, and a commitment to strengthening ties between the university and community are preferred. You will be required to use distance education or other alternative delivery systems and to teach evening courses to include teaching at any of the three geographical locations of our campus.
The University community is committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates.
The University of Southern Maine provides a highly competitive benefits package that includes: Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacation, & Sick), Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Tuition Waiver Program for Employee & Dependents, a 403(b) Retirement Plan, and more.
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USM’s three environmentally friendly campuses are unique, yet all share the extensive resources of the university — and all are energized through strong community partnerships. Offering easy access to Boston, plus the ocean, mountains and forests of coastal, inland and northern Maine, USM is at the heart of Maine's most exciting metropolitan region.
The University of Southern Maine (USM) is dedicated to providing students with a high-quality, accessible, affordable education. USM’s strategic focus is in alignment with the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities and we are seeking to become a Carnegie Engaged University by the year 2020. USM offers Baccalaureate, Master's, and Doctoral programs, providing students with rich learning and community engagement opportunities in the arts, humanities, politics, health sciences, business, mass communications, science, engineering, and technology. Further information on USM can be found at www.usm.maine.edu
USM’s three environmentally friendly campuses are unique, yet all share the extensive resources of the university — and all are energized through strong community partnerships. Offering easy access to Boston, plus the ocean, mountains and forests of coastal, inland and northern Maine, USM is at the heart of Maine's most exciting metropolitan region:
Our Portland campus
is located in one of America’s most livable cities, according to
magazine, which also ranks Portland among the top 10 for job prospects. A creative and diverse community on Maine’s scenic coast, Portland is nationally known as a culinary hot spot!
USM’s beautiful residential Gorham campus
supports and celebrates excellence in academics, athletics, music and the arts and is home to ten Living Learning Communities and six Residential Communities.
Our Lewiston campus
is home to USM’s innovative and richly diverse Lewiston-Auburn College. This Central Maine campus integrates classroom, community and workplace
and provides a small college experience with the resources of a large university.
Benefits Summary Informatoin
Earned doctorate in leadership, sociology, organizational psychology, communications, or a related field with expertise in the area of leadership.
Materials must be submitted via Apply for position. You will need to create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a list of the names and contact information of at least three references.
All required materials must be submitted by December 30, 2018.
Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.
The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).
Cover Letter, CV/Resume, References
University of Southern Maine
Website : http://www.usm.maine.edu