Assistant Professor of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
Penn State Greater Allegheny
Campus City:
McKeesport, PA
Date Announced:
12/10/2019
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
92455
Classification:
Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Greater Allegheny
Department:
Health and Human Development

Description

Penn State Greater Allegheny invites applications for a faculty position, Assistant Professor of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management, (Tenure-Track, 36 weeks) to begin August 2020, or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Teach three undergraduate courses (9 credits) each semester at the Penn State Greater Allegheny campus in a variety of areas related to the BS degree program in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management. Courses include topics involving commercial recreation and tourism, marketing, management, and sustainability. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday, or online classes as needed. Publish in refereed journals. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Qualifications: Earned doctorate in recreation, park and tourism management or related field. Evidence of potential in research and publication is expected. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important. Campus Information: The Pennsylvania State University is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions. Penn State Greater Allegheny is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. Situated eleven miles southeast of downtown Pittsburgh, PA, the Greater Allegheny campus is located between the residential borough of White Oak, PA, the urban environs of McKeesport, PA. The 258-acre Renziehausen Park sits adjacent to the campus. A residential campus, Penn State Greater Allegheny serves a diverse student body of approximately 500 students. Students and faculty at Penn State Greater Allegheny have all the resources of a major research university at their disposal in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Students participate in undergraduate research projects, internships, community service and other opportunities that enhance their educational experiences. For more information about the campus, visit http://www.psu.edu/ur/cmpcoll.html. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Jacqueline Edmondson, Chief Academic Officer, Penn State Greater Allegheny. E-mail: jxe117@psu.edu. Telephone: (412) 675-9052. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references. Closing Date: Application review begins December 2019 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088