Adjunct Lecturer for MPA Program

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Adjunct Lecturer for MPA Program


Jersey City Campus


Political Science

Full Time, Part Time, Adjunct

Part Time

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The Master of Public Administration ( MPA ) Program is seeking an adjunct lecturer to
teach the Introduction to Public Administration and Service (PA-501) course in the fall 2020 trimester.
In this course, students learn how to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of public
sector and non-profit institutions by exploring and applying key paradigms in public administration and organizational behavior. By studying the factors that motivateeconomic and political behavior, students learn how to formulate practical plans and strategies to help solve social problems. Studying organizational culture will expose the students to forces that are critical in understanding how to implement change. This course includes an analysis of cases that relate to the evolving relationships between the public, private, and non-profit sectors.


Adjunct Lecturer

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Duties and Responsibilities

This three credit course is taught one evening per week between Labor Day and

Qualification Standards

Must be detail oriented, creative, and organized
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated excellence in teaching adult learners preferred


Candidates should have a Masters or PhD Degree in Public Administration Management or a related field.


Experience working with a non-profit or public organization in management role preferred

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