Lecturer/Program Coordinator – Wildlife Enterprise Management – Auburn University

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 outdoor recreation industry. Graduates of this
program will be the next generation of managers for outdoor lodges, wildlife-based
corporations, and natural resource-based non-profit organizations. 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 12-month, fulltime 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).

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 within the degree, interface with industry partners (national and
international), and support the advising, recruiting, and marketing needs of the program.

Qualifications: Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in wildlife, business, or
hospitality (or related fields) at the time employment begins. They should also have
professional experience in the outdoor industry, with preference given to those with
experience in hunting or fishing lodge management. In addition to possessing strong
communication skills (both written and oral), applicants should demonstrate an ability to
coordinate and collaborate with a diverse array of industry partners in addition to students,
faculty, and staff. Candidates should be self-motivated, be able to work independently, and
possess an ability to teach and advise/mentor students in an academic environment.

Applicants must complete the on-line application at this link:
http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/3287 and 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 February 1, 2019 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

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