Benerd College at the University of the Pacific invites applications for an Associate/Full Professor and Program Lead for Organizational Learning and Effectiveness position.
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.
This is a 12-month full-time, tenure-track faculty position. Please note that faculty rank and title are contingent upon the successful candidate's qualifications and experience.
Basic qualifications include, but are not limited to:
• 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 one’s 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
To learn more about this position, please visit the University of the Pacific careers website.
About University of the Pacific
Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
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.