Facilitator and Consultant - Adjunct Faculty (Non-Benefited)

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 15, 2022

View more

Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management, Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Performance Management Group (PMG), in the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs invites applications for an Adjunct Faculty Consultant-Facilitator . This position will primarily engage in facilitating/presenting at supervisory and management workshops and training events, consulting with clients, writing reports, attending team meetings, and engaging in related tasks with the Performance Management Group within the L. Douglas Wilder School. This position will operate under the supervision of the Director of the Performance Management Group .

PMG provides a wide array of customized consulting services to assist organizations in the development of strategies and practical action plans for enhanced performance. PMG also offers an integrated series of professional development institutes that develop critical skills at the supervisory, management, and senior leadership levels.

The Wilder School's mission is to:
● Engage, teach and inspire students and leaders to understand and solve challenges in our world.
● Advance research that informs public policy and decision-making to improve our communities.
● Collaborate with communities through innovative partnerships to enhance the quality of life.

The Wilder School's vision is to be the premier resource for public policy expertise and social equity in public safety, governance, and economic and community development. The 2022 U.S. News and World Report rankings confirm the Wilder School among the top 15% of graduate schools of public affairs at No. 38 and tied for No.1 in Virginia. The School is also ranked No. 19 in Social Policy, No. 28 in Urban Policy, and No. 34 in Public Management and Leadership. The Wilder School has over 1,500 students and more than 11,000 alumni, with an established environment where diverse perspectives thrive and where a common interest in public service and the betterment of society unites these perspectives together. Our academic excellence attracts the highest quality faculty, staff, and students, and our graduates are leaders in their professions.

Our location in Richmond, the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, combined with our proximity to Washington, DC, provides numerous opportunities for engaged scholarship, teaching and community engagement activities. A creative, interdisciplinary School with both academic programs and training/research centers in the social sciences and professional arenas, we reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, providing students and faculty with the knowledge, skills, opportunities, and experience necessary for success.

For additional information about the Wilder School, please visit our website at https://wilder.vcu.edu/ .

Required Qualifications:

• Doctoral degree, experience consulting in state agencies, teaching experience, and excellent writing and interpersonal skills, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment, or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU.

Typical Physical and Cognitive Requirements:

Physical Demands and Activities (Essential):

Light lifting (<20 lbs.)




Emotional Demands (Essential):

Fast pace/Average pace

Multiple stimuli

Frequent change

Intense customer interaction

Mental/Sensory Demands (Essential):







Verbal communication

Written Communication

Application Instructions/ Additional Information:

All applications should include a cover letter and a detailed resume with the names and contact information of three professional references.

“Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation, or disability.”

VCU is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for employees, students, visitors, and patients. As a part of this effort, a criminal records check is a condition of employment at VCU for all new employees.

Note: only job-related convictions may impact your progress through the employment process. It is important for you to know also that falsification of any information is grounds for termination of employment.

Salary Range: Commensurate

Position Details:

Department: L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs (PMG)
Employment Type: AJ - Adjunct
Restricted Status: Yes
FTE: .562
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Sherida Haughton

Contact Email: sdavisbryan@vcu.edu

Contact Phone: 804-827-1720

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert

Similar jobs