Adjunct Faculty; Leadership, Organization Behavior

University of the Pacific

United States

October 10, 2021

Description

Posting Details Title Adjunct Faculty; Leadership, Organization Behavior

Campus Sacramento Department Public Policy, Public Administration Posting Number F00468 Full or Part Time Part Time Open Date 09/09/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Days Per Week Weeks Per Year

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions

The University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (McGeorge), invites applications for a part-time faculty position in the Public Policy Program. The Program offers both the Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Public Policy (MPP) degrees. Founded in 2016, it is the first program in the nation to offer these degrees within an ABA accredited law school. The Program's adjunct faculty offer a wealth of practical experience and special expertise to our students, drawing on decades of professional experience and past graduate education.

The Program seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach Leadership and Organization Behavior in the Spring 2022 semester. Course description: Analysis and development of knowledge and skills relevant to complex organizational behavior in public and nonprofit organizations, including motivation, diversity, communications, decision-making, power, conflict, culture, and change. Explicit attention to strategic leadership, including responsibilities for organization structures and their internal and external relationships, managing human capital, group development and performance, and political and symbolic roles.

The course is currently scheduled to meet in-person on the Sacramento campus on alternate Saturdays with three (3) hour morning and afternoon sessions separated by a lunch break. With approval by the program director, up to 1/3 of the contact hours could be taught in an online format.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A graduate degree in public administration, public policy or related field.
  • Demonstrated expertise in leadership and organization behavior.
  • At least two (2) years of professional experience in public administration or public policy, including work experience with a public agency, consultancy or non-profit working in a public service area.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate teaching experience in public administration, public policy, or related area.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in education and public service settings.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Maintains professional composure and demeanor at all times.
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and core values of McGeorge School of Law.
  • Physical Requirements

    The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully preform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to preform the essential functions.

    Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: Schedule is dependent on the course and department needs.

    Special Instructions

    For first consideration, please apply on or before September 27, 2021.

    Contact Information

    Dr. Jeffrey Michael, Director

    Contact Email jmichael@pacific.edu

    Are Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting? Yes

    Minimum Number of References 3 Maximum Number of References 3 Background Check Statement

    All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.

    AA/EEO Policy Statement

    University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

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  • Pacific participates in federal healthcare programs. As such, a required part of the hiring process is to verify that potential employees have not been excluded from participating in federal programs for mandatory exclusions (including for fraud, controlled substances crimes, patient abuse or neglect, or other program-related crimes) or for other permissive exclusions by the Office of Inspector General. A "Yes" response would be considered disqualifying. Please answer the following question accordingly: Are you currently excluded from participation in federal programs (including Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal healthcare program)?
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  • Pacific participates in federal healthcare programs. As such, a required part of the hiring process is to verify that potential employees have not been excluded from participating in federal programs for mandatory exclusions (including for fraud, controlled substances crimes, patient abuse or neglect, or other program-related crimes) or for other permissive exclusions by the Office of Inspector General. A "Yes" response would be considered disqualifying. Please answer the following question accordingly: Have you received notice that you are under review for possible exclusion from any federal programs (including Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal healthcare program)?
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  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
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