Central Washington University located in Ellensburg, WA campus seeks to fill a nine-month, full time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor / Associate Professor to teach in the Safety and Health Management (SHM) / Risk, Insurance, and Safety Management (RISM) Program. CWU awards (1) Bachelor of Science degrees in SHM, (2) Masters of Science degrees in SHM (100% online), (3) Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Applied Science in RISM (100% online) starting the academic year 2019-20, and (4) Minors and Certificates in SHM, and Risk /Insurance Management. The ideal candidate will have the expertise to teach across all the areas / programs. We seek an individual demonstrating dedication to innovation and excellence in teaching and a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. The goal of the program is to prepare students for careers in occupational safety and health, risk, and insurance management in the industrial, private business, construction, and public employment sectors of the economy. This position is based in Ellensburg, WA
Master's degree in Risk Management and Insurance, Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Health, Environmental Management, or strongly related areas.
Minimum five years of applied, industry experience in risk management/ insurance, occupational safety and health, or industrial hygiene.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity. Must demonstrate a commitment to the diversity of a multi-cultural population, as well as work effectively in a team-based environment, seeking continuous improvement and adherence to the university philosophy.
Strong background in Risk Management and Insurance
University-level teaching experience
Strong interpersonal communication and public speaking skills.
Excellent organizational and management skills.
Relevant certifications such as Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or similar certifications issued by nationally accredited credentialing bodies.
Experience working in partnership with an industry advisory board and key external stakeholders in multiple industry sectors.
Operational knowledge of applicable safety and health-related instruments and equipment.
Experience or interest in developing and teaching online courses
An earned doctoral degree related to content area(s) of courses to be taught.
Experience in program review and accreditation such as ABET.
Entrepreneurial drive to assist with development of the Central Safety Center.
Experience working with a diverse population
Experience in curriculum development and improvement.
Screening Begins: October 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.
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