Assistant/Associate Professor of Real Estate and Property Management

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Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)
Grade:UNAC Grade 30
Work type:Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA Coll of Bus & Public Policy
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

The Department of Management and Marketing in the College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member at the assistant/associate professor rank in the fields of real estate, property management, negotiations, and law, with a start date of August 2020. We aim to expand and complement existing areas of teaching expertise for the Weidner Property Management and Real Estate (WPM+RE) Program which include real estate management, marketing, leasing, and investment finance. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate courses to a diverse student body, primarily represented by students enrolled in the B.B.A, Management program. Applications are encouraged from individuals with expertise in one or more of the following areas: real estate brokerage, management, appraisal, law, or lending; negotiations and conflict management; and/or business foundations. The teaching expectations for this position may be variable but will include at the undergraduate level real estate principles, real estate law, real estate appraisal, and negotiations and conflict management. Some or all of the instructor’s teaching workload will include classes designated and approved as pre-license education (PLE) or continuing education (CE) by the Alaska Real Estate Commission (AREC). The successful candidate must be certified by the AREC as an “Approved Instructor” or show evidence of eligibility to be approved by the date of initial appointment. UAA is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

Duties:

20Support the University of Alaska Anchorage and CBPP’s mission of performing public service. Support and participate the college’s co-curricular activities. Participate in community engagement and the shared governance of the college and university.Essential
80Support the University of Alaska Anchorage and CBPP’s mission of teaching, research, and public service. Be responsible for teaching three courses per semester at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. Be proactive in developing and modifying CBPP’s curriculum. Participate in advising, recruiting, and retaining students. Instruct in-person and/or distance education courses in a manner consistent with the course content description and stated student learning outcomes; Mentor and advise undergraduate students, including the coordination of internships; Hold office hours appropriate for the courses being taught and assigned advising responsibilities; Assist the WPM+RE Program Coordinator with internal development, including events, marketing, curriculum, and student support; and Assist the WPM+RE Program Coordinator with external development, including community engagement, fund development, and advisory board support.Essential

Required Education:

A J.D. or terminal degree in a related field at the time of initial appointment and university teaching experience at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate must be certified by the AREC as an “Approved Instructor” or show evidence of eligibility to be approved by the date of initial appointment. Relevant industry or post-doctoral experience will be considered favorably, including approval by the Alaska Real Estate Commission as an “Approved Instructor” for the Alaska.

Required Experience:

Evidence of successful teaching at the undergraduate level on topics of real estate, property management, negotiations, and/or law. Previous experience in on-line distance learning. Relevant industry or post-doctoral experience will be considered favorably, including approval by the Alaska Real Estate Commission as an instructor for the Alaska. A successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to teaching and mentoring students, as well as partnership building with real estate industry professionals and trade organizations in Alaska and elsewhere.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Demonstrated successful teaching at the undergraduate level on topics of real estate, property management, negotiations, and/or law.

  • Strong technical skills and ability to effectively deliver distance education.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work with WPM+RE Program Coordinator on program development initiatives.

  • Ability to mentor and advise business students.

  • Ability to establish and steward connections within and outside of the university.

  • Ability to represent the department in the university/community.

Union Representation:

This position is represented by United Academics-AAUP/AFT (UNAC). 

Contract Information: 

This is a full-time, tenure-track appointment complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits packagehttps://www.alaska.edu/jobs/benefits/. 

This is a bipartite position that will support CBPP’s mission with a workload of teaching (80%) and service (20%) to the department, college, university, and community. The successful candidate must be certified by the AREC as an “Approved Instructor” or show evidence of eligibility to be approved by the date of initial appointment.  

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Application packet for this position must include:

  • A cover letter outlining your primary and secondary areas of teaching interest along with a summary of your current research;

  • A comprehensive curriculum vita;

  • The names and addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five (3-5) professional references; and

  • Copies of college transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to hiring).

To ensure consideration for this position, apply by 11:59 pm on Sunday, March 17th, 2020. The first application review will occur on March 18th, 2020.

About UAA:

The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is the largest of three universities in the University of Alaska system, serving over 18,000 students in the Anchorage and satellite campuses. Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska, with an ethnically diverse population of 290,000, offers a lively intellectual and cultural life, including opera, symphony, theater, art events, and a variety of restaurants. Set between snow-capped peaks of the Chugach Mountains and the ocean waters of Cook Inlet and the Gulf of Alaska, the city offers ready access to state and national forests and parks, year-round outdoor recreation, and unsurpassed natural beauty.

About WPM+RE Program:

The Weidner Property Management and Real Estate (WPM+RE) Program is a nationally-unique undergraduate program focused on real estate management education and workforce development. Generously supported by Weidner Apartment Homes, the program has received over $4.6 million to develop curriculum, support instruction, provide scholarships, and promote career opportunities in real estate management. The educational foundation of the program is a B.B.A, Management degree with a concentration in Property Management and Real Estate, providing students with strong business foundations, as well as a focused curriculum on real estate management, leasing, finance, law, and brokerage. Students can earn the Alaska Real Estate Salespersons license, as well as fast-track industry designations from the National Apartment Association and the Institute of Real Estate Management. The program and its students continue to be strongly supported by the industry, as represented by the WPM+RE Advisory Board consisting of local and national leaders in the industry.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug Free Workplace.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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