Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs Program

Washington D.C., United States
Jan 19, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Posting Number: Fac/Lib000391
Position Number:
Academic Title: Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs Program
Administrative Title: Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs
Discipline Social Sciences
Specialty: Legislative Affairs, Political Science
Position Status: Preapproved - New
Contract Type: Non-Tenure Track
Proposed Start Date: 07/01/2013
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Employee Class Code/Category: F1 - UV Faculty - 11/12 MO - RFT
Position Description Summary:

Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs Program
Open Rank
Non-Tenure Track

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The Deputy Director is responsible for curriculum development, teaching four courses per year, participating in student recruitment, admissions, and advising and monitoring student progress. In addition, the Deputy Director will assume primary responsibility for new programs at the state level. This work will include program development and launch, administrative management, faculty identification and training and course development.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. or a terminal degree in political communications, legislative affairs, political science, or related field; experience in the field of applied politics and legislative affairs at the national or state levels; an active research agenda, evidenced by a corpus of papers and publications; and the ability to teach graduate level courses on legislative politics, public policy, executive-legislative relations, parties, elections, recent American political history, and politics and ethics.

Advertised Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Other Benefits:
Other Information:

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication,respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please upload a curriculum vitae or resume. Finalists will be asked to submit three letters of recommendation.

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Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
EEO Statement:

The George Washington University is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Ph. political science or terminal degree in related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience in applied politics or legislative affairs?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have an active research agenda?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have the ability to teach graduate level courses in legislative affairs?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript

The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.