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  • Lecturer/Program Coordinator – Wildlife Enterprise Management

    Melanie Colón
    • Employer: Auburn University
      Location: Auburn, AL
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 05/01/2019
      Open Until Filled: No

    Position:  Lecturer/Program Coordinator – Wildlife Enterprise Management 

    Description: The School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences (SFWS) at Auburn University invites  applications for a Lecturer/Program Coordinator in Wildlife Enterprise Management (WLEM).   Through collaboration with the Colleges of Business and Human Sciences at Auburn University,  the SFWS engineered the WLEM degree to provide a multi‐faceted, foundational education in  wildlife, hospitality, and business management to support the rapidly growing needs of the  consumptive use (i.e., hunting and fishing) outdoor recreation industry.  Graduates of this  program will be the next generation of managers for hunting and fishing lodges, corporations  focused on hunting and fishing products, and non‐profit conservation organizations focusing on  game species.  This program is one of only a handful across the globe and will provide a unique  opportunity for the successful applicant to further advance a world class educational program.   This will be a full‐time permanent position (non‐tenure track).   Additional information about  the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences and its programs can be found at our website:  (wp.auburn.edu/sfws). 

    Qualifications:  Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in wildlife, business, or hospitality  (or related fields) at the time employment begins. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and a  minimum of 20 years of experience in the outdoor industry will also be considered. Candidates  are sought that have professional experience in the hunting and/or fishing industry, as well as  personal experience in and an appreciation of hunting and fishing. In addition to strong written  and interpersonal skills, applicants who can demonstrate an ability to coordinate and  collaborate with a diverse array of partners (university and industry) are preferred. Candidates  should be self‐motivated, be able to work independently, and possess an ability to teach and  advise/mentor students in an academic environment. 

    Responsibilities: The successful applicant will serve as an Instructor and Program Coordinator  for the Wildlife Enterprise Management degree.  In this capacity, the selected applicant will  work directly with SFWS faculty, staff, and administrators, and other academic units on campus,  to further develop, promote, and grow the WLEM degree.  In addition to serving as the primary  point‐of‐contact for the WLEM degree, the selected applicant will teach 3‐4 courses (e.g.,  Hunting and Fishing the World, Wildlife Enterprise Field Techniques, Sporting Firearms and  Archery, Advanced Wildlife Enterprise Management) within the degree, interface with partners  (national and international) in the hunting and fishing industry, and support the advising,  recruiting, and marketing needs of the program. 

    Application Procedures:  Applicants must complete the on‐line application at this link:  http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/3437and include a letter of application, complete  biographical resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information of at least three  references.  The review date will begin May 1, 2018 and will continue until a suitable candidate  has been identified.  

    For additional information contact: Dr. Steve Ditchkoff, Chair, Search Committee, phone 334‐ 844‐9240, or e‐mail: ditchss@auburn.edu  

    Must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time appointment is  scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed duration of the appointment. 

    Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer and committed to building an inclusive  and diverse community. 

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