Call for Applications: Faculty Fellow, Outreach and Engagement and Institutional Equity

Faculty and Staff — January 9, 2020

Call for Applications: Faculty Fellow, Outreach and Engagement and Institutional Equity

Dear Colleagues,

The Office of Outreach and Engagement and Office of Institutional Equity is opening a call for applications and/or nominations for the internal search for a Faculty Fellow position to lead a team of university experts focusing on the development of pre-collegiate youth engagement strategies, resources, and support materials.  This one-year, 25-50 percent appointment will be effective as soon as filled. The position is open to tenure-track associate professors and professors.

The fellow must have a demonstrated record of engagement in youth development, organizational systems, or organizational leadership and experience working with and leading teams.

The fellow will assist in creating a framework of professional development offerings and resources for faculty, staff, students and volunteers interacting with minors in university activities and programs with minors.  Responsibilities will include:  convening and leading a team of faculty and staff to identify and/or create processes and forms for activities and programs with minors; identify and/or develop resources needed that would be made available centrally to those that lead activities and programs with minors, including but not limited to youth development and program development; identify and collect parent and guardian resources and creating a curriculum of professional development offerings for those interacting with minors. The faculty fellow will use existing research, knowledge, and resources on positive youth development and programming to identify or develop frameworks, tools, and resources. The faculty fellow will be expected to engage with current program leaders at the university.

Please submit a letter of intent, outlining your leadership experiences and/or any scholarly endeavors focused on youth development and programming; updated curriculum vitae; and a letter of support/recommendation from TIU head to Bobbie Houser, Human Resources Director, at by February 15, 2020.


Ryan J. Schmiesing, PhD
Vice Provost for Outreach and Engagement