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Associate Professor or Professor of Public Administration

Employer
Kennesaw State University
Location
Kennesaw, Georgia
Salary
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Posted Date
Feb 9, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Associate Professor or Professor of Public Administration faculty position in the School of Government & International Affairs that begins August 2023.

Responsibilities

  • Serving as Faculty Director of the NASPAA-accredited MPA program.
  • Maintaining program’s NASPAA accreditation, including coordination of the re-affirmation process.
  • Growing the MPA program, including the introduction of an online pathway.
  • Maintaining an active research agenda and sharing research with relevant external audiences.
  • Promoting the pursuit of internal and external funding by faculty, including federal grants.
  • Teaching graduate courses in the program, as well as undergraduate courses in the School of Government and International Affairs (as needed)
  • Teaching in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.
  • Maintaining program outreach and coordination with internal and external partners.
  • Maintaining a student advisement regimen.
  • Recruiting students and overseeing admissions in consultation with the admissions committee.
  • Supervising administrative staff.
  • Overseeing alumni network.
  • Representing the program on the Graduate Council and in other assemblies.

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications Include

  • An earned Ph.D. (or the foreign equivalent), or other terminal degree in public administration or a closely related field.
  • Strong publication record in public administration or public administration-related field.
  • Demonstrated experience teaching graduate-level public administration courses.

Preferred Qualifications Include

  • Administrative experience serving as MPA director/faculty coordinator, associate director, administrative officer, or chair of a unit.
  • Demonstrated experience of involvement with NASPAA accreditation processes.
  • Experience growing graduate-level degree programs.
  • Experience with administration of online courses/course pathways
  • Demonstrated record of receipt of internal and/or extramural grant-funding, including federal grant funding.
  • Ability to teach and/or experience in teaching public policy, state and local government, and/or non-profit management.
  • Evidence of operating within a culturally and ethnically diverse community.
  • Demonstrated experience with supervision of graduate students and/or staff including successful experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion activities.
  • Experience mentoring and supporting faculty research, creative activities, and career development.
  • Record of commitment to service and engagement.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://hr.kennesaw.edu/careers.php. Search for Job ID 254488.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

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