EMPA Program Director / Visiting Assistant Professor

Durham, Durham County / Shannon Plaza, Durham County
Apr 03, 2014
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Public Policy
The faculty member will be expected to teach across the curriculum; direct the EMPA program; manage the day-to-day activities of the program inclusive of the development and implementation of the speaker's series; communicate with alumni; coordinate seminars such as the annual EMPA leadership workshop and the annual international experience; collect and analyze data used to drive decisions; develop productive internal and external relationships; and employ retention strategies to ensure the success of students. In addition, the director will provide oversight for recruitment, academic advising, and establishing internships. All full-time faculty members are required to serve on departmental and university committees contributing to the development of the department. Candidates must possess a terminal degree (PhD or DPA) in Public Administration, Planning, Policy, Management, or related public affairs areas; a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience in a graduate degree program in public administration and at least one year of administrative experience. This is a twelve-month, full time, non-tenure track position.