Associate/Professor, Chair

Location
Durham, North Carolina
Posted
May 24, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Public Administration offers two graduate programs: a traditional Master of Public Administration (MPA) and an Executive Master in Public Administration (EMPA); a joint degree with the School of Law and a joint degree with the School of Library and Information Sciences. These programs are designed to combine experience and exposure for individuals looking for top-quality and practical graduate programs that prepare professionals to serve in management and leadership roles.

Primary Purpose of Position

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences is seeking an innovative and dynamic department head to energize the department of public administration and its faculty and students. This is an opportunity to lead a program aimed at tackling challenging problems facing public organizations with innovative approaches to delivering social impact in the public sector. The department offers two graduate programs: a traditional Master of Public Administration (MPA) and an Executive Master in Public Administration (EMPA); a joint degree with the School of Law and a joint degree with the School of Library and Information Sciences. These programs are designed to combine experience and exposure for individuals looking for top-quality and practical graduate programs that prepare professionals to serve in management and leadership roles.

This is a ten-month tenured position at the Associate/Full Professor rank, with administrative responsibilities as Department Chair starting August 1, 2017.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1. Evidence of a distinguish record of achievement in teaching and research that is consistent with an appointment at the rank of associate/professor with tenure under the NCCU Department of Public Administration Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure (RPT) criteria;

2. A minimum of five years teaching experience at an accredited college or university;

3. Evidence of experience teaching or managing extended studies delivered to students online or executive audiences;

4. Evidence of effective faculty development through mentoring and advising junior faculty. Evidence of working collaboratively with faculty to develop new research and curriculum initiatives;

5. A record of procuring external funding through gifts, contracts, and/or grants;

6. Evidence of a minimum of 3 years of effective management, administrative and leadership experience to include establishing and implementing operational policies and procedures in an academic setting, preferably in a public administration department;

7. Evidence of global awareness, cultural competence and study abroad that supports a climate of diversity and equity;

8. Evidence of professional development, including presentation of papers at professional meetings, holding office or membership in professional organizations, sponsorship of workshops, or other professional development;

9. Evidence of leadership in regional and national accreditation activities including NASPAA; and the

10. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with multiple constituencies.

Minimum Education/Experience

An earned doctorate in public administration, planning, public policy, management, or related public affairs areas from an accredited institution

Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation

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