Public Management Center Instructor - POOL
- The University of Kansas
- University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
- Faculty Jobs
- Professional Fields, Business & Management
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
The Center invites qualified professionals to apply for part- to full-time instructional positions for our in-person and online professional development classes and consulting engagements. Positions vary and are dependent upon the needs of the professional development programs, of class participants and clients, and of client organizations. The primary role is instruction with the possibility of curriculum development. The appointment dates will vary based on sequence of the professional development program, the timeframe for the preparation, and client needs. Instruction in professional development programs can range from three days per month once per year to a recurring series of days several times per year. Consulting contacts vary by the needs of the client but generally range from one to three full days of instruction or facilitation.
Instructors are needed in a variety of leadership and management content areas including civic engagement, conflict management, communication skills, customer service, decision-making, diversity, emotional intelligence, innovation, knowledge management, leadership, organizational change, performance management, process improvement, public policy, strategic planning, team building, trust and wellbeing. Instructors are also sought for the following assessment: Core Strengths, Clifton Strengths, Emergenetics, EQi 2.0 and Myers Briggs.
Application materials will be reviewed by the Center’s program leaders on a regular basis and will place applicants in a pool for consideration when instruction is scheduled. Applications will be accepted throughout the year.
The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.
Job Description100% - Instruction:
- Teach a specified number of classes for PMC programs in a specific content area. Courses may be taught face-to-face, hybrid or online. Provide instruction for classes as outlined in the curriculum developed by the program manager. Instructors may be asked to work with instructional design staff to plan class instruction.
- Evaluate student work and/or provide timely feedback in the context of program learning objectives or client objectives within the parameters set by the program leader.
- Provide feedback for students in relation to the content area outside of the classroom and within the parameters set by the program leader.
- When requested, design course content and assessment mechanisms within the parameters of the program or client objectives.
- Adhere to departmental, college and university policies.
Required QualificationsEvaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in resume and application materials and (3) information provided from professional references.
1. Possess a master’s degree in a related field to the content area, or a bachelor’s degree in a related field to the content area plus five (5) or more years of work experience directly related to specific area of instruction.2. One year experience with adult professional development instruction, consulting, facilitation, or conference presentations, as evidenced on application materials. Additional Candidate InstructionsA complete application will include:
1. A letter of application, including a list of content areas the applicant is qualified to teach.
2. A resume, including a list of any assessment facilitation certificates (e.g., Core Strengths, Emergenetics, EQi 2.0, etc.)
3. The names and contact information (including email) for two professional references
Review of applications is ongoing, and hires will be made as positions become available throughout the year.Contact Information to ApplicantsMarilu Goodyear, Interim Director, Public Management Center
Advertised Salary RangeCommensurate with qualifications and experienceWork ScheduleUp to 20 hours per weekApplication Review BeginsWednesday November 9, 2022Anticipated Start DateSunday January 1, 2023Apply to Job
Working at the University of Kansas
Join the University of Kansas, and you’ll become part of a Jayhawk family that spans the globe. Wear your KU shirt in London, Istanbul, Buenos Aires, Nairobi or anywhere else, and you will likely hear a resounding “Rock Chalk!” from a stranger. Of course, the appropriate response is an enthusiastic “Jayhawk!” Because, after all, they’re not really strangers, they’re family.
The Jayhawk community is united by more than 150 years of tradition and by our commitment to pushing the boundaries of knowledge, transforming the academic experience, and creating solutions through innovative research. KU’s mission is to lift students and society by educating leaders, building healthy communities and making discoveries that change the world.
The University of Kansas is the state’s flagship university and one of just 66 invited members of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). We consistently earn high rankings for academics and recognition as a premier research university.
KU faculty and staff embrace our role as the state’s flagship university, AAU member and R1 institution that serves the state, nation and world. We celebrate the energy and compassion that infuse the Jayhawk spirit; and, we remain true to KU’s historic values: the elevating force of education, the transformative power of research and the healing power of service.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
The University of Kansas is committed to a learning and workplace environment that is representative of our nation and global society, accepts and values everyone, appreciates our common humanity and understands that our multiple differences are the cornerstone of academic preparation, professional excellence and distinction. KU must be a place where all people feel they belong and have access to resources and support that help them attain their educational and professional goals.
We recognize there are inequalities and privileges generated by historical and persistent intersecting differences by race, ethnicity, gender identities, gender expressions, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, abilities, religion, regional background, veteran status, citizenship status and nationality. And we hold ourselves accountable for policies, processes and programs that appreciate these and other differences and create more fair, safe and just learning, working and living environments for KU students, faculty and staff.
KU offers a broad array of undergraduate and graduate study programs, and we fulfill our mission through academic and research programs of international distinction, coupled with outstanding libraries, teaching museums and information technology. These resources enrich the academic experience for students from all 50 states and 112 countries, and provide enrichment resources for KU faculty and staff.
The university attains high levels of research productivity and recognizes that faculty are part of a network of scholars and academicians that shape a discipline as well as teach it. KU staff are integral to our research success, participating in and supporting discoveries that expand knowledge and improve lives.
The university and our employees serve society through research, teaching and the preservation and dissemination of knowledge. KU's academic programs, arts facilities and public programs provide cultural enrichment opportunities for the larger community. And, KU offers educational, research and service programs throughout the state. KU employees are encouraged to participate in and serve the campus and surrounding communities in a way that is meaningful to them.
KU offers more than 100 programs of international study and cooperative research for KU students and faculty at sites around the world. The university offers teaching and research that draw upon and contribute to the most advanced developments throughout the United States and abroad. At the same time, KU's extensive international ties support economic development in Kansas.
The University of Kansas, our students and employees are committed to excellence. We foster a multicultural, inclusive environment in which the dignity and rights of individuals are respected. Intellectual diversity, integrity and disciplined inquiry in the search for knowledge are of paramount importance.
Our City and State
KU sits atop Mt. Oread in the center of Lawrence, a town full of natural beauty and culture. In fact, Rolling Stone magazine named Lawrence one of the best college towns in the United States. Lawrence is home to more than 100,000 people, and has a charming, Midwestern friendliness that welcomes visitors and celebrates diversity. In addition to KU, Lawrence is home to Haskell Indian Nations University, the premiere tribal university in the United States.
Lawrence’s historic and thriving downtown features restaurants, nightlife and local shops offering unique finds that you won’t find anywhere else. The town has more than 50 parks, an encompassing mixed-use trail, and quick access to biking/hiking trails along the Kansas River and around Clinton Lake. A five-minute drive from Lawrence, Clinton Lake offers fishing, boating, beaches, camping and other outdoor activities.
Located just 40 minutes west of Kansas City, Lawrence offers the appeal of a mid-size, suburban town with quick access to the amenities of a large city, including an international airport. The Kansas City metro area is home to world-class museums and cultural activities, Jazz clubs and other nightlife venues, expansive shopping options, and exciting professional sports with the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals and Sporting KC.
Kansas is in the center of the country, making it convenient and cost effective to fly or drive to destinations throughout the United States. Far from flat, the Flint Hills, just 90 minutes from Lawrence, offer panoramic vistas that showcase the breathtaking beauty of America.
Making KU Your Home
Something about Lawrence is magnetic. Long-time residents are never surprised when a KU student or employee from out of state decides to make Lawrence their permanent home. And, even those who do leave often find themselves returning to “the nest” at some point in the future. In fact, Lawrence has been named by several publications as one of the best places to retire.
At the University of Kansas, you’ll join a global Jayhawk family and find a place to call home.
Get job alerts
Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.Create alert