Local and State Government Training Faculty

Dec 22, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Public Policy
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: The Carl Vinson Institute of Government at The University of Georgia invites applications for a Public Service Faculty position in the Governmental Training, Education, and Development Division. The position will be available May 1, 2018 and carries rank in the public service faculty career ladder of the University. Rank on hire will depend on the candidate's qualifications and experience, according to Public Service and Outreach Appointment and Promotion Guidelines found here: http://outreach.uga.edu/policies/appointment-and-promotion-guidelines/ The successful candidate will have major responsibility for assistance and training projects involving the training and development of local government elected and appointed officials in the areas of leadership and management development, and professional development for local and state government elected and appointed officials. This position requires overnight travel (approximately 40 nights per year). The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Minimum Qualifications: A master's degree in public administration or related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications: A working knowledge of the local government systems of Georgia and state government, and the professional development needs of elected and appointed officials is essential. The successful candidate must have five (5) or more years of progressively responsible experience in state and local government training. The ideal candidate will have experience in adult education and instruction including developing, designing, and delivering local and state government curricula. A minimum of five years experience in securing and managing contracts is also desired. The successful candidate will have strong analytical skills and is expected to be able to effectively research, write, present reports, and train public officials in local and state government leadership development topics. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required as well as an appreciation for the complexities involved in working in a public political setting.


Faculty Rank: Open Rank

Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location of Vacancy: Athens Area