Director of Programming in Faculty Affairs
The UGA Office of Faculty Affairs supports the recruitment, promotion, and career development of faculty and academic leaders at UGA. It invites applications and nominations for the Director of Programming in Faculty Affairs. This position supports the professional development of individual faculty and administrators, as well as the implementation of institution-wide initiatives and administrative policies related to faculty. It reports to the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, who reports directly to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.
The Director of Programming in Faculty Affairs will be responsible for creating, managing, and delivering a range of programs for faculty and academic leaders that enhance excellence at the University of Georgia. Although the suite of programs is expected to evolve, current topics include; 1) planning for success as a faculty member, 2) effective mentoring, 3) increasing faculty diversity through active and systematic recruitment practices, 4) academic leadership development, and 5) increasing faculty engagement and sense of community. The Director will be responsible for evaluation of program effectiveness and for periodically assessing faculty and leadership development needs campus-wide.
The Director will collaborate with faculty and administrators on the delivery of new and existing programs, and will have frequent opportunities to interact with colleagues in other UGA units, including the Office of Institutional Diversity, the Office of Accreditation, the Graduate School, the Center for Teaching and Learning, and Human Resources. The Director will serve as one of the primary sources of faculty support within the Office of Faculty Affairs and thus must be adept at interacting with faculty and knowledgeable about the challenges that they face on a regular basis.
This is a full-time, 12-month faculty position. Although this is a national search, qualified internal candidates at UGA are also encouraged to apply.
UGA values the diversity of its student body, faculty, and staff. It is committed to recruiting, retaining, and supporting advancement opportunities for a more diverse faculty and staff.