Certified Public Manager and Certificate Program Development Faculty

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 person in this position will serve as a faculty member responsible for program management and content delivery of the Certified Public Manager® (CPM®) program, and the development of leadership development certificate programs. The position will be available June 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 management and administration of the existing Certified Public Manager®, development of projects involving the training and development of officials and staff in local and state government programs and organizations, and the development of leadership development certificate programs. The position will also serve as a faculty liaison and instructor for local government associations or state agencies on professional and leadership development training needs. The position will manage some certificate programs offering continuing education in professional and leadership development. The position works collaboratively with other faculty members in the Governmental Training, Education, and Development Division in curriculum development and instruction in other program areas to include the Management Development Program, Succeeding as a Supervisor, special topic workshops, and Leadership Academies. 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 (facultyjobs@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in public administration, curriculum development, higher education, or related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Terminal degree is preferred. The successful candidate must have ten (10) or more years of progressively responsible experience in or with state and/or local governments, undergraduate, or graduate-level education, and the development of professional level leadership training certificate programs. The ideal candidate will have experience in adult education and instruction including developing, designing, and delivering training. Significant (10+ years) experience in developing leadership development certificate programs, and experience in securing and managing contracts is also desired. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required as well as an appreciation for the complexities involved in working in a public political setting. The successful candidate will have strong analytical skills and is expected to be able to effectively research, write, present reports, and train public officials/government staff in a variety of leadership development topics.


Faculty Rank: Open Rank

Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area

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