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Teaching Assistant Professor / Teaching Associate Professor, Program Evaluation – Las Vegas

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

This is a Full-time position in Las Vegas, NV posted May 16, 2021.

Teaching Assistant Professor / Teaching Associate Professor, Program Evaluation
– Las Vegas

Extension, Clark
– University of Nevada, Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution.

We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly.

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Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a full-time,12-month, non-tenure track Teaching Assistant Professor / Teaching Associate Professor, Program Evaluation
– Las Vegas.

This position will be located in Clark County, Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Teaching Assistant Professor / Teaching Associate Professor, Program Evaluation will conduct policy relevant program evaluations and train others to design and implement program evaluations.

The faculty will incorporate input from and collaborate with community leaders, organizations, agencies, stakeholders as well as Extension faculty, staff and other Nevada System of Higher Education colleagues.

This position will provide a range of quantitative and qualitative methodological approaches and research designs, analysis, tools for program measurement and community based participatory research methods.

The incumbent will provide in-service education internally and provide training to a variety of external entities.

The incumbent will improve Extension program delivery and increase public accountability, positioning us for new revenues.

This position will help demonstrate the value of Extension programs to funders, policy makers, and the general public.

This requires outcomes assessment of programs, demonstrating not just what we do but the public value we create as part of the land grant mission.

The incumbent assists in writing grant proposals in the areas of needs assessment and evaluation methods and seeks out extramural funding to support their teaching programs and research.

The incumbent will pursue a rigorous research agenda leading to publications and presentations that will add to and enhance the body of knowledge in evaluation best practices. 

Required Qualifications

Teaching Assistant Professor / Teaching Associate Professor
– Terminal degree in Evaluation, Analytics, Economics, or other closely related field.

Demonstrated experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in Extension programming.

Experience in population-based programming in urban community settings.

Experience in assessing/determining community needs.

Experience in developing community relationships with advocacy, citizen and coalition groups, stakeholders, university faculty, and other community groups.

Experience supervising staff, managing staff, managing budgets and administrative duties.

Experience in writing and publication of scholarly work related to Evaluation, reporting and impact/outcome education.

Experience using digital and social media related to community programming.

Compensation Grade

Teaching Assistant Professor

Teaching Associate Professor

Salary Schedules

Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, along with many other benefits.

Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents.

For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs.

We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada.

Dual Career Program

Las Vegas Profile

Extension serves the residents of Clark County through the educational process that applies knowledge to critical issues, needs and opportunities.

Extension Educators, program coordinators, program instructors and support staff have all played a role in delivering information to help our ranchers, farmers, school children, teachers, caregivers, consumers, homeowners, business owners, visitors, workers, parents, government officials, home gardeners and entrepreneurs.

Full-Time Equivalent
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This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately.

This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

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If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

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Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

University of Nevada, Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno, is a public research university that is committed to the promise of a future powered by knowledge.

Nevada’s land-grant university founded in 1874, the University serves 21,000 students.

The University is a comprehensive, doctoral university, classified as an R1 institution with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and also earned the Carnegie Community Engagement classification.

More than $800 million in advanced labs, residence halls and facilities has been invested on campus since 2009.

It is home to the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and Wolf Pack Athletics, maintains a statewide outreach mission and presence through programs such as the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Small Business Development Center, Nevada Seismological Laboratory, and is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education.

Through a commitment to world-improving research, student success and outreach benefiting the communities and businesses of Nevada, the University has impact across the state and around the world.

Located where the Sierra Nevada meets the high desert of the Great Basin, the University’s verdant, 290-acre campus is a 45-m