Assistant or Associate Professor Non-Profit Leadership
Clemson University

Clemson, South Carolina

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Clemson University: College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences: Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management
Assistant or Associate Professor Non-Profit Leadership

Location: 263 Lehotsky Hall- Clemson University

Clemson University's Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) seeks applicants for a nine-month tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Non-Profit Leadership (NPL). This position is available starting in August 2022 and is located on the campus of Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina. Candidates who demonstrate strong interdisciplinary research and scholarship, outstanding teaching, leadership and collaboration skills are strongly encouraged to apply. The selected candidate will be expected to demonstrate a high level of research success and ability to maintain a rigorous, nationally recognized research program, including frequently publishing in scholarly journals and securing substantial external grant funding. We especially seek candidates who can collaborate in research efforts with other program areas (e.g., community recreation and sport management, park and conservation area management, recreational therapy and adaptive sport, travel and tourism, youth development leadership management), enterprises, and faculty across the PRTM department, and throughout the college.

Between 2014 and 2019, the NPL program at Clemson University grew by 800%, with an additional 36% in the last academic year, to a total of 1,253 students enrolled. We seek a faculty member who will continue the program's excellence in teaching and lead the program through further growth and development in scholarship. The successful candidate will collaborate with faculty across the PRTM department and University, conduct relevant research, contribute to the undergraduate NPL minor curriculum, explore opportunities to develop graduate level NPL courses, advise and mentor graduate students through theses and dissertations, engage in departmental, college, and University service, and carry out other departmental duties as required. Further information about the NPL minor is available at:

  • A doctoral degree in PRTM, public administration, public affairs, business or organizational management, human services, or a related field.
  • A strong record of scholarly activity, publications, and grants and/or the potential to develop a highly successful research program that frequently includes these outcomes.
  • Experience or demonstrated potential to successfully teach online.
  • Experience conducting social science research.
  • Experience or demonstrated potential to teach, advise, and mentor graduate students.
  • Experience working in or with nonprofit organizations.
  • Experience serving diverse audiences and awareness of student engagement through a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens.


Review of applications will begin January 20, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please follow this link and upload the following items:

(1) cover letter addressing the specified position expectations and qualifications outlined above;

(2) teaching statement,

(3) research statement,

(4) statement addressing your past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) consistent with Clemson University's Strategic Plan for Inclusive Excellence.

(5) two representative publications or writing samples,

(6) the names and contact information of three references; and

(7) curriculum vitae.

If you have questions, please contact: Dr. Jasmine Townsend. Search Committee Chair, (864) 656-2198,

This institution is using Interfolio's By Committee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can upload all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation.

Clemson University is a selective, public, land-grant university in a college-town setting along a dynamic Southeastern corridor. It is located on the shores of Lake Hartwell in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The University is committed to world-class teaching, research and public service in the context of general education, student development and continuing education, and is classified as a Carnegie R1 University. Founded in 1889, Clemson is the land grant institution of South Carolina with more than 22,000 students in over 200 degree programs. The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management is one of the largest of its type in North America, with 44 full-time faculty and 21 professional staff. We serve 359 undergraduate majors and 157 graduate students, with all of our M.S. and Ph.D. options being delivered both on campus and online.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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