Title Adjunct Faculty; Leadership, Organization Behavior
Department Public Policy, Public Administration
Posting Number F00468
Full or Part Time Part Time
Open Date 09/09/2021
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.
A graduate degree in public administration, public policy or related
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.
Graduate teaching experience in public administration, public policy, or
Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in education
and public service settings.
Maintains professional composure and demeanor at all times.
Promotes the vision, mission, and core values of McGeorge School of Law.
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.
For first consideration, please apply on or before September 27, 2021.
Dr. Jeffrey Michael, Director
Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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)?
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)?
How did you first learn about this employment opportunity?
University of the Pacific Website
Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
Chronicle of HIgher Education
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - Northern California (NorCal HERC)
Professional or Association Listserv
Publication or website from a professional organization
San Francisco Chronicle
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Cover Letter/Letter of Application