The Office of the Chancellor and the Department of Urban Education at Rutgers University-Newark invite applications for a full-time, Executive Director and non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Professional Practice (calendar year), to begin September 1, 2020, or as negotiated.
The Chancellor's Office and the Department are seeking an equity-focused scholar with a strong intellectual vision who can provide leadership in our partnerships with educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, including civic, faith-based, civic, corporate, governmental and philanthropic sectors. We are looking for someone who is committed to work that is socially impactful and who is comfortable working in diverse urban contexts with multiple stakeholders and constituencies. A successful candidate sees the collaborative partnerships of NCLC as critical to crafting educational pathways that will develop the next generation of agents of change, and wishes to create additional cross-disciplinary and cross-sector opportunities at an urban anchor institution that is committed to publicly-engaged scholarship.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for: working closely with Newark schools, including public, charter, technical, parochial, and private schools, advocating for local and state policies that broaden access to opportunity, developing shared understanding across sectors about the barriers to effective education, finding innovative ways to make high-quality advising available to both students and young adults, developing supports for students whose education has been interrupted, whether at the high school or college level, managing the NCLC staff, grant writing and grant management, partnering with the Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies for program development and evaluation, undergraduate teaching in the Department of Urban Education, and active engagement and service in both the Chancellor's Office and the Department.
Position will remain open until filled; however, priority will be given to applicants who submit prior to August 1, 2020.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A bachelor's degree, master's preferred; a minimum of 5 years of executive level management experience in the nonprofit or for-profit arena; record of teaching and/or working with K-12 and/or college students; comfortable working in diverse, multicultural environment; excellent written and oral communication skills, strong presentation and interpersonal skills; history of successful fundraising. Experience in program or initiative development, evaluating measurable results and identifying areas for improvement highly desirable.
Posting Number: 20FA0614
Location: Rutgers University-Newark
Internal Number: 116249
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