Adjunct Professor_470.623 Nonprofit Program Development and Evaluation

first_imgHow to apply:For consideration please apply by August 1, 2020. Please submit thefollowing: (a) cover letter; (b) curriculum vitae; (c) list of tworeferences with names, titles, institutions, email addresses, andtelephone numbers; and (d) any end-of-semester student evaluationsfor any previous courses taught (if available). Candidates mayonline apply online by clicking the Apply Now button below. If youhave any questions, you may contact the Program Director, KarinOrr, [email protected] Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity forits faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university doesnot discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status,pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age,disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity orexpression, veteran status or other legally protectedcharacteristic. 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Blood tests for immunities to these diseases areordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except forthose employees who provide results of blood tests or immunizationdocumentation from their own health care providers. Anyvaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no costin our Occupational Health office.Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online untilfilled.EEO is the LawLearn more: legal information Desired qualifications: The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) unit of the Krieger Schoolseeks an Adjunct Professor to refresh and teach the online courseof 470.623 Nonprofit Program Development and Evaluation forthe Master of Arts degree in Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)Management and the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management .The MA in NGO Management is the first of its kind to beinternational in scope, but domestic in practice. Students acquirethe leadership, management, and organizational skills needed tosucceed in the nonprofit sector, both domestically in the U.S., andabroad. The MA in NGO Management is made up of ten asynchronousonline courses (6 core courses, 3 electives, 1 capstone). Coursesfocus on leadership, fundraising, grant writing, strategicplanning, project management, communications and resourcedevelopment. Students complete their studies with a capstoneproject that focuses on a real-world issue which is relevant topresent or future employers. This course is one of the core courserequirements of the degree.We invite applications to fill an adjunct teaching position (10-15hours/week), non-tenure track, semester-by-semester hire. Thedegree and certificate programs are fully online. The adjunctprofessor will report to the Program Director for the MA in NGOManagement and the Certificate in Nonprofit Management.As the nation’s oldest and one of the most prestigious researchuniversities, Johns Hopkins offers high-quality master’s degreesand post-baccalaureate education to students located in the greaterBaltimore and Washington, D.C. regions and throughout the UnitedStates and abroad.Course description:The principal aim of the course 470.623 Nonprofit ProgramDevelopment and Evaluation is to help students think morecritically about the effectiveness of nonprofit programs – abouthow effectiveness can be defined and understood, evaluated, anddeveloped further. The first specific goal is to help studentsunderstand how a nonprofit’s effectiveness can best be understoodin relation to its progress against its mission. We will payspecial attention to four major types of intended beneficiaries ofnonprofit activity: individuals, communities, organizations, andsystems. Evaluating how well a nonprofit delivers intended benefitsrequires an understanding of its “theory of action,” and theculture and context in which the organization operates in the U.S.and abroad. The second specific goal is to help students becomemore proficient in managing an evaluation inquiry. We will explore:the variety of purposes of an evaluation inquiry in relation tovarious stakeholders’ needs to know; the essential elements of anevaluation inquiry; “measurement” and the nature of good evidence;ways to communicate evaluation findings; uses of evaluationfindings in developing or strengthening the organization; andstrategies for managing an evaluation process.Instructional and administrative responsibilities of the positioninclude: PhD or academic equivalent is preferred but not mandatory ifapplicant meets all other requirements. Must possess a master’sdegree from an accredited college or university in nonprofitmanagement, finance, business administration, business development,international development or a related field with atleast ten yearsof related experience;Strong familiarity with program development and evaluation asit relates to the performance of nonprofit organizations andNGOs.Past work experience in a role of senior management such as ina position of executive leadership, or on a board or advisorycommittee;Familiarity with key performance indicators, program design,evaluation, and its relevant to nonprofit performance for quarterlyand annual reports, strategic planning, among others.Familiarity with teaching onsite or online courses at agraduate level, and working with online or digital media orrelevant software, Outlook, Blackboard, Microsoft Office Suite andany nonprofit accounting software/databases (such as Quickbooks,Razors Edge, others);College-level teaching experience is highly desirable with aproven record of effective online teaching and familiarity withadult learning techniques, and various learning managementsystems. Teach one online graduate course (unless there is a demandfor more than one section) using Blackboard per year;Personalize the graduate course through Blackboard byidentifying relevant academic materials, resources, digital media,recording original content for lectures; designing learningobjectives and assignments.Use online tools such as Voicethread, Panopto and AdobeConnect;Grade assignments and provide regular feedback to students onthe online discussion threads and in the grade center;Answer student inquiries via email within 24 – 48 hours;Complete other administrative duties associated with teachingas assigned;Report to and be in regular touch with the Program Director onpolicy updates, faculty summits, advisory committees, curriculumdevelopment, etc.last_img read more