The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) unit of the Krieger School seeks an Adjunct Professor to design and teach the online course of 470.754.81 Project Management for NGOs
for the online Master's in NGO Management. 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 description of the course is as follows:
470.754.81 Project Management for NGOs
This course will provide an overview onÂ projectÂ managementÂ as it pertains to nonprofit work.Â The course will teach students how to manage the five aspects ofÂ project management:Â Â projectÂ initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and evaluation, and closure. Students will learn the fullÂ projectÂ cycle from start to finish drawing on actualÂ examples ofÂ projects funded by a diverse range of donors, public and private organizations and foundations. The course will also utilize templates relevant toÂ project managementÂ for students to use as a resource in the field. The class?Â will touch on issues relevant toÂ projectÂ managementÂ such asÂ projectÂ scope, objectives, stakeholders, planning, financial tracking, grants compliance,Â and closing.Â Elective course towards the Project Management, Evaluation and Leadership track for the Master's in NGO Management.
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 recorded 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 must have PMP or other project management certification. A PhD or a minimum of a Master's degree at an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance or equivalent work experience required. Applicant must have work experience or a strong familiarity with nonprofit or international NGO work. Strong familiarity with the entire project cycle, experience managing multiple project portfolios and the ability to teach it at a graduate level. Prior experience as an instructor on project management or previous work experience is preferred. 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 services 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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