January 31, 2017
Application Deadline: March 10, 2017
NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education invites applications for the position of Executive Editor of the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice (JSARP). The official 3-year term begins in June 2017. Applications for co-editorships are welcome.
Scope of JSARP: JSARP is published on a quarterly basis in both print and electronic formats. The mission of JSARP is to publish the most rigorous, relevant, and well-respected research and practice making a difference in student affairs practice. JSARP fosters open and critical discourse within and across disciplines from the perspective of student affairs in higher education. The journal especially encourages manuscripts that are unconventional in nature and that engage in methodological and epistemological extensions that transcend the boundaries of traditional research inquiries. JSARP is published by NASPA, the foremost professional association for student affairs administrators, faculty, and graduate and undergraduate students, in collaboration with Taylor and Francis.
Qualifications and Requirements: The Executive Editor position is a substantial professional service commitment requiring the experience and judgment of a senior scholar. The ideal candidate will have an established record of scholarship in the field of student affairs and higher education; understanding of and commitment to the theory and practice tradition in student affairs; methodological and scholarly expertise to assure the publication of high-quality manuscripts; managerial skills to oversee the editorial cycle and meet deadlines; and the ability to attract respected experts to the editorial board. Applicants should have recognized expertise in the field, possess editorial experience, and be able to lead an active editorial board in working effectively with publishing professionals. It is expected that the Executive Editor be a member of NASPA.
How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online at http://arc.naspa.org/membership/mem/portal/evtadmin/evt_frm_user.cfm?event_id=611. Applications will be reviewed by the Search Committee immediately after the submission deadline date.
The application packet should be no more than 5 pages and include:
Questions may be directed to:
Senior Director of Publications
NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
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