The Department of Civil Engineering, Construction Management and Environmental Engineering at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, invites applications for a teacher in the Construction Management (CM) Program. The NAU CM undergraduate program is nationally recognized with established industry support and resources.
We seek candidates who possess excellent teaching skills along with recent and relevant construction industry experiences. The primary duties will be in-person classroom teaching, however the qualified candidate may have the opportunity to help build a new graduate program in Building Science and/or teach in the online Master of Organizational Leadership program. We invite all applicants to review the CM strategic plan which is available on the departmental website.
The department is seeking full-time, non-tenure track, benefit eligible faculty members at the Assistant Professor of Practice or Associate Professor of Practice ranks, depending on qualifications. This is a nine-month academic year position which commences in the Fall of 2019 on the Flagstaff Mountain Campus.
This is a renewable position pending satisfactory job performance, availability of funding and program need. Exceptional candidates may be offered a multiple year contract. CM faculty are eligible to apply for funds from our Friends of Faculty Endowment for summer professional development.
Teaching four classes each semester in areas including, but not limited to:
Project management and control
Construction project estimating and scheduling
Construction Materials, Means and Methods
Construction Documentation (plan reading)
Participation in meeting the CM program and department strategic goals
Participation in curriculum development, assessment, and quality control.
Maintaining professional currency, relevance and certifications.
This is a Faculty (FAC) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at the NAU HR benefits page.
Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to terms of the Conditions of Faculty Service. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment.
If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin on the first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate on the first day of employment. The long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days of employment. More information about NAU benefits is available at the NAU HR benefits page.
This vacancy will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on June 17, 2019.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the job description if viewing this position through the NAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs , follow the 'Faculty and Administrator Openings' link, locate vacancy 604347 , and then "Apply" at the bottom of the page.
Application must include: (1) Two-page letter of introduction/application outlining your specific qualifications, both minimum and preferred qualifications, and your teaching philosophy; letter should be organized with headings to match qualifications listed in this posting; (2) One-page vision statement for the NAU Construction Management program; (3) One-page list of at least three references with contact information; (4) a curriculum vitae, sample curriculum and other supporting documents. Please upload documents as PDF or Word files.
If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the HR website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.
If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Assistant Professor of Practice:
Teaching experience OR other relevant experience.
Five (5) years' progressive construction project management experience on complex domestic commercial, industrial or infrastructure projects.
A Master’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or a related field OR a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or a related field and Masters of Business Administration or equivalent.
Associate Professor of Practice: all of the above AND:
The equivalent of six years (twelve semesters) of college-level teaching or other relevant experience
Eight (8) years' progressive construction project management experience on complex domestic commercial, industrial or infrastructure projects.
Evidence of teaching effectiveness in college-level teaching as the instructor of record
Demonstrated experience developing new courses and curriculum.
Demonstrated experience using research-based techniques and integrating construction information technologies in the classroom.
Evidence of specialized construction experience.
Experience and/or training in the field of Building Science
Demonstrated evidence of substantial scholarly, creative or professional achievements.
Industry certifications (including, but not limited to LEED AP, PMP, CPC, OSHA)
Professional registration (including, but not limited to PE, RA, AIA)
Doctorate in a construction-related discipline OR education by date of appointment.
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.
Northern Arizona University has a student population of 31,073, including approximately 23,000 on its main campus in Flagstaff and the remainder at more than 20 locations statewide and online.
Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch, with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student’s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. The CM Program currently has 230 undergraduate students enrolled.
While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.
Flagstaff has a population of about 70,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40.
The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.
For information about diversi...ty, access and equity at NAU, see the Center for University Access and Inclusion webpage: http://nau.edu/Center-for-University-Access-and-Inclusion/
Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check.
Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.
Finally, each year the Northern Arizona University Police Department releases an annual security report. The report is a result of the federal law known as the Clery Act and contains policy statements that address the school’s policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security including policies for responding to emergency situations and sexual offenses. The report contains three years of data for Clery reportable crime statistics for the campus along with the most current year’s Fire Safety Report, which includes policy statements and fire statistics for Flagstaff on-campus student housing.
The report may be viewed at nau.edu/clery or by visiting the NAUPD website. A printed copy of the report is available upon request by contacting the NAU Police Department, Records Department at (928)523-8884 or by visiting the department at Building 98A on the NAU Mountain Campus.