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Part-Time Faculty in Recreation & Tourism Management

California State University, Northridge

Last Updated: 5/01/22

Job Description

Position: Part-Time Faculty in Recreation and Tourism Management; Event, Sport, Hospitality, Outdoor Adventure, Entertainment, Parks.
Department:
Recreation and Tourism Management
Effective Date of Appointment: 2022-2023 Academic Year
Salary: Dependent on qualifications

CSUN’s Commitment to You:

CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. As an HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution), CSUN welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

For more information about the University, visit our website at: http://www.csun.edu

About the College:

For information about the College of Health and Human Development, visit our website at: https://www.csun.edu/health-human-development

About the Department:

For information about the Department of Recreation and Tourism Management, visit our website at:https://rtm.csun.edu

ANTICIPATED NEEDS:

Note: All part-time faculty appointments are temporary and do not confer academic rank. Final determination of part-time teaching assignments is contingent upon student enrollment figures and funding.

Current Courses or Specialization:

  • RTM 150. Introduction to Outdoor Education and the Backcountry
  • RTM 151A Backpacking
  • RTM 151B Rock Climbing and Mountaineering
  • RTM 151C Winter Mountaineering
  • RTM 151D Flatwater Boating
  • RTM 151F Survival
  • RTM 151F Survival/ JS 151
  • RTM 151G Challenge/Ropes Courses
  • RTM 151H Caving
  • RTM 202/L Planning Programs and Events for the Recreational Experience and Lab
  • RTM 204 Foundations of Recreation Therapy and Special Populations
  • RTM 251 Recreation and the Natural Environment
  • RTM 265 Water Skiing and Wakeboarding
  • RTM 267/L Sailing and Lab
  • RTM 278 Recreation and Leisure in Contemporary Society
  • RTM 280 Organizing Campus Recreation and Sport
  • RTM 296RS Introduction to Recreational Sport Management
  • RTM 300 Recreation and Community Development
  • RTM 302 Dynamics of Leadership in Recreation and Human Services
  • RTM 303 Promotion of the Recreation Experience
  • RTM 304 Entrepreneurial Ventures in Recreation and Human Services
  • RTM 305 Dynamics of Early Childhood Play
  • RTM 306 Leadership Coaching
  • RTM 310/L Adventure Recreation and Human Relations and Lab
  • RTM 314 Hospitality and Customer Service
  • RTM 330 Women, Leisure, and Ethnicity in the U.S.
  • RTM 351 Practices of Outdoor and Environmental Education
  • RTM 352 Play and Human Potential
  • RTM 353/L Literature of the Wilderness Experience and Lab
  • RTM 402 Models of Play, Recreation and Leisure
  • RTM 403 Evaluation Research in Recreation and Human Services
  • RTM 406/L Enhancing Childhood Creativity and Lab
  • RTM 414 Food and Beverage Management
  • RTM 415 Leisure and Aging
  • RTM 424 Meetings and Conventions Management
  • RTM 434 Accommodations Management
  • RTM 444 Nonprofit Organizations and Fund Development in Leisure and Human Services
  • RTM 452/L Outdoor Recreation Leadership and Lab
  • RTM 480 Recreational Tourism: Issues and Trends
  • RTM 481 Principles of Sustainable Tourism
  • RTM 496ME Large Scale Event Planning
  • RTM 500 Foundations in Hospitality, Tourism, Recreation
  • RTM 510 Trends and Issues in Hospitality and Tourism
  • RTM 520 Trends and Issues in Recreational Sport
  • RTM 530 Cultural Aspects and Global Perspectives in Tourism
  • RTM 540 Human Resources in Recreational Sport and Tourism
  • RTM 550 Marketing and Promotions in Recreational Sport and Tourism
  • RTM 560 Facility Design in Recreational Sport
  • RTM 580 Seminar in Tourism Planning: A Cultural and International Perspective
  • RTM 600 Law, Risk Management and Ethics in Recreational Sport
  • RTM 610 Sustainability in Hospitality and Tourism
  • RTM 620 Effective Teams and Leaders in Tourism, Hospitality, and Recreation Organizations
  • RTM 660 Crisis Management for Tourism, Hospitality, or Recreation Organizations
  • RTM 684 Research Methods and Designs
Qualifications:

1. To teach within the bachelor’s degree Program a bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree preferred in Recreation, Tourism Management, Hospitality Management, Recreational Sport Management or closely related or allied field of study.

To teach within the Master’s Degree Program a Master’s Degree is required in Recreation, Hospitality Management, Tourism Management, Recreational Sport Management or closely related field; Ph.D. degree preferred in Recreation, Tourism Management, Hospitality Management, Recreational Sport Management or related or allied field of study; or a Bachelor’s Degree with previous effective graduate-level teaching performance and at least 15 years of professional experience in Tourism Management, Hospitality Management or Recreation Management.

2. Breadth of professional experience in recreation/leisure services in course area(s) to be taught.

3. Evidence of experience that would indicate knowledge of recreation and human services agencies.

4. Evidence of effective teaching experience at a college or university, preferably in the subject to be taught.

5. Applicants without previous teaching experience must submit 3 letters of recommendation addressing reasons to expect effective teaching.

6. Demonstrated commitment and ability to teach a diverse student population and work effectively with a diverse community of faculty and staff.

7. Record of academic preparation and research relevant to course areas(s) to be taught.

8. Knowledge of assessment of student learning outcomes.

9. Individuals interested in teaching outdoor recreation courses must hold current certification in Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA) or Wilderness First Responder (WFR) or obtain prior to instruction. Instructor must have specific expertise in outdoor recreation skill and knowledge related to class.

Application Process:

Applicants must submit a:

  • Current curriculum vitae (CV) or résumé
  • Completed application form
  • Cover letter describing specific evidence that supports the applicant’s selections on the application form
    • For example, if an applicant applies for RTM 302 and checks that s/he/they have taken classes or previously taught classes that are relevant to teaching RTM 302, the applicant must also describe the class(es) taken or previously taught in the cover letter.
The documents listed above must be emailed to the address in the section below. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses, and certificates.

Application Deadline:

For AY 2022 – 2023: April 4, 2022

Inquiries and applications should be addressed to:

Dr. Nathan Martin at nathan.martin@csun.edu

Type “part-time faculty application” in the subject line

If email is not available, applications can be mailed to:

Nathan Martin, Ph.D.

Acting Chair

Department of Recreation and Tourism Management

California State University, Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street,

Northridge, CA 91330-8269

General Information:

In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line here. Print copies are available by request from the Department of Police Services, the Office for Faculty Affairs, and the Office of Equity and Diversity.

The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Working in the State of California is a requirement of employment. CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. To learn more visit our Matadors Forward site: https://www.csun.edu/matadors-forward/faculty-and-staff-fall-guidelines.

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the department of Recreation and Tourism Management at rtminfo@csun.edu or [Register to View] .

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services.



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Northridge, California, United States