The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) unit of the Krieger School seeks an Adjunct Professor to design and teach the online course of 470.734 Organizational Leadership and Ethics in NGO Management for the online Masters in NGO Management. This course is a core course of the ten required courses. As the nation's oldest and one of the most prestigious research universities, Johns Hopkins offers high-quality master's degrees and post-baccalaureate education to students located in the greater Baltimore and Washington, D.C. regions and throughout the United States and abroad.
A course description of the course is as follows:
470.734 Organizational Leadership and Ethics in NGO Management
This course focuses onÂ organizationalÂ leadershipÂ strategies and the role of ethics within nonprofit and nongovernmental work specifically. AÂ wide scope of ethical issues relevant to nonprofit and nongovernmental work will be reviewed, analyzed and discussed. NPOs/NGOs operate under specific ethical guidelines in order to ensure accountability to the public and their many stakeholders. This course will focus on ethical behavior within organizationsÂ and explore instances of when prominent NGO leaders and organizations have been situated to face ethical dilemmas. The course will cover a wide scope of management models, techniques, andÂ organizationalÂ values and goals. It will also review the impact that variousÂ leadershipÂ styles have had on organizations through the study of case studies and what has amounted to optimalÂ leadershipÂ effectiveness.Â Students will acquire the skills necessary to build and lead effective and high-performance nongovernmental organizations. Students will also explore the role of culture within varyingÂ leadershipÂ styles. Objectives of the course are for students to learn the techniques needed when establishing values and ethics within anÂ organizationalÂ culture and a review on the establishment of ethical climates in their organizations and communities. In addition to learning strategies to lead high performance organizations ethically.Â This course will combine theory, practical applications, and technical skills that will strengthen their ability to be strong leaders.Â
We invite applications to fill an adjunct teaching position (10-15 hrs/week), non-tenure track, semester-by-semester hire. The Master's program is fully online. The adjunct professor will report to the Program Director of the MA in NGO Management. The Adjunct Professor will have the following instructional and administrative responsibilities:
Design a 14-week course on project management as it relates to nonprofit work specifically; set clear objectives of the course, work with the Instructional Resource Design team to design 14 learning modules on the project cycle from start to finish; including record lectures;
Teach 1 graduate course (unless there is a demand for more than one section) online using Blackboard; Personalize the graduate course through Blackboard, including an international scope to the course to the best of his/her ability;
Learn online tools such as VoiceThread, Panopto and Adobe Connect;
Grade assignments and provide regular feedback to students on the online discussion threads and in the grade center;
Answer student inquiries via email within 24 - 48 hours;
Complete other administrative duties associated with teaching as assigned.
The ideal candidate will possess a PhD or Master's in Education, Public Administration, Business Administration, Nonprofit Management, Finance or a comparable degree from an accredited college or university. Applicant must have relevant experience and/or a strong familiarity with nonprofit and/or international NGO work. Experience teaching in institutions of higher education is highly desirable. Applicant must demonstrate a strong familiarity with organizational leadership and/or development, nonprofit ethics, and the ability to teach strong leadership skills for multicultural organizations with a global perspective. Familiarity with relevant software, Outlook, Blackboard, Microsoft Office Suite. College-level teaching experience is highly desirable with a proven record of effective online teaching and familiarity with Blackboard (or a similar learning management system) are strong advantages. The ideal candidate needs to be knowledgeable of the dynamic and evolving nature of nonprofit/NGO management and the broader area of social service delivery. The initial appointment is for one semester with the potential for renewal of adjunct contract depending on teaching demand.
For consideration please apply by February 15, 2019. Please submit the following: (a) cover letter; (b) curriculum vitae; (c) list of 2 references with names, titles, institutions, email addresses, and telephone numbers; and (d) any end-of-semester student evaluations for any previous courses taught. Candidates may online apply online by clicking the Apply Now button below. If you have any questions, you may contact, Program Director, Karin Orr, email@example.com through email.
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