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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Public Finance

Department of Political Science/School of Public Policy

Salary (inclusive of London allowance)

Grade 7: £37,152 – £40,313 per annum; Grade 8: £41,430 – £48,873 per annum;

Grade 9 Senior Lecturer £53,119 – £57,760 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

UCL wishes to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Public Finance to contribute to research and teaching within the Department. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in the fields of public policy and especially in public finance and budgeting. The new Lecturer will deliver one core module on ‘Public Finance and Budgeting’ to students on the new MPA in Public Administration and Managementwithin the Department of Political Science. In addition, they will make a contribution to existing modules and/or create and develop a new course that complements current offerings in the department. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake research of the highest international standards within his or her own specialist field, which will contribute to the research standing of the Department. The appointment is available from 1st August 2015.

Key Requirements

Candidates must have a PhD in political science or a public policy-related area, a proven track record of publications in leading journals and/or major university presses and a demonstrated ability to win grant-funding. Previous experience of teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level and an excellent understanding of public finance is essential.

Candidates wishing to be considered for the role of Lecturer (Grade 8) or Senior Lecturer (Grade 9) would need to fulfil the additional criteria as specified in full detail within the attached Person Specification.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy, please click ‘Apply Now’ button at bottom of http://www.ucl.ac.uk/spp/spp-news-important/1442392.

Informal inquiries may be made to Dr Marc Esteve (marc.esteve@ucl.ac.uk). If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Alex Skinner (email:alexandra.skinner@ucl.ac.uk / telephone: +44 (0) 207 679 4944).

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

UCL Taking Action for Equality

Closing Date

27 Nov 2014 at 5pm.

Interview date

It is anticipated that short listed candidates will be invited to interview in the week commencing 12th January 2014.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.

Please use these links to find out more about the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job, employee benefits that we offer and further information about UCL.

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Job Announcement: Resource Allocation Analyst, DC Dept. of Rehabilitation Services

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Resource Allocation Analyst

Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, District of Columbia

Permanent, Full-Time

Salary: $66,306 to $84,828

This position is not in the collective bargaining unit

How To Apply

Submit cover letter and resume to Sharmin Islam at sharmin.islam@dc.gov; Subject Line: Resource Allocation Analyst Posting

Duties

This position is located in The Office of The Director. The incumbent will provide advice to and assistance to agency management on a wide variety of agency resource allocation policy and planning issues and problems. In addition the incumbent will assist the Director in ensuring that the districts and agency goals, priorities, values, performance objectives, return on investment and other issues are interpreted and considered in making financial program decisions.

Responsible for assisting with the establishment of DYRS resource and spending goals and objectives, budget and investment priorities and program selection evaluation criteria. Prepares program justifications for grants, programs and policy briefing materials for senior officials. Analyzes and evaluates legislation, policy and financial aspects of the District and Federal youth rehabilitation program.

Monitors and evaluates District and Federal legislative provisions for new programs affecting youth rehabilitation programs, informing agency leadership of the need to support or oppose pending legislation based on correspondence, decision papers, policy reports and cost benefits analyses .

Develops recommendations on innovative financing mechanisms to advance the District’s youth treatment program.

Prepares long and short term obligation plans and other resource funding plans and programs. Participates in long range resource allocation planning, evidence-based program investment plans and mandates for DYRS. Monitors adherence to obligation and spending plans and provides report to the Deputy Director, Operations regarding spending and resources.

Assesses program and project status, and recommends corrective action where necessary; and assesses fiscal program effectiveness and efficiency in achieving desired outcomes, and recommends corrective action where necessary.

Prepares decision papers, policy reports, briefing papers, correspondence and evidence-based program analyses that address return on investment, cost benefit analysis, as well as, programming and funding policy issues.

Prepares summary financial material for testimony, and speeches to Council and other government entities and to trade and national associations as necessary.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant program area preferred (2) years experience required.

Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

Position Announcement: Assistant Professor, Florida International University (Deadline 12/1)

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FIUFlorida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes $9.8 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded over 200,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and has over 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.

The Department of Public Administration at Florida International University is the only NASPAA-accredited program in Miami-Dade and Broward counties having awarded its first MPA in 1978 and the doctorate since 1983.  It is seeking applications for a tenure-earning Assistant Professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Public Administration or a related field at the time of appointment. Applicants should have a significant research record or have the potential to develop one. The selected candidate will be expected to teach courses in the core BPA, MPA and PhD programs in general Public Administration with emphasis on Budgeting and Financial Management, Contracting and Procurement, and/or Nonprofit Management. The position will begin in August 2015. Salary and benefits are competitive. Florida International University is strongly committed to workforce diversity. Position is contingent upon funding.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 508607 at  facultycareers.fiu.edu.   Attach a cover letter explaining why they are interested in the position, and a current curriculum vita in a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted upon submission of application.   To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by December 1, 2014. Review will continue until position is filled. If you have any questions, please contact Professor Jean-Claude Garcia-Zamor, Search Committee Chair, at garciaz@fiu.edu .

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Faculty Position Announcement: School of Public Administration, Nebraska-Omaha

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The School of Public Administration, University of Nebraska Omaha seeks applicants for a senior faculty position in Public Policy at the rank of Associate Professor. The MPA rogram is ranked among the top 15 percent of all such programs in U.S. News and World Report’s America’s Best Graduate Schools (2013 edition).

We seek candidates who will make significant contributions in the doctoral and masters programs in the areas of teaching, research and service with an emphasis in public policy design and/or implementation from the perspective of public management. This area is a strategic priority for our graduate programs, and is also aligned with University priorities of delivering important graduate degree programs and growing doctoral education.

The candidate will have a PhD in Public Policy, Public Administration or related field. At the doctoral level, the successful applicant should be able to teach the core and advanced seminars in public policy. In our MPA program, candidates will be expected to teach courses in policy design and implementation, policy evaluation and policy analysis. Candidates must have a distinguished publication record in public policy. Examples of substantive policy areas include: aviation/transportation, science/technology, emergency management or urban sustainability. The School faculty identified the aforementioned substantive policy areas as strategic priorities for all three of its graduate programs: the Masters in Public Administration, the M.S. in Urban Studies and the Ph.D. in Public Administration.

The School of Public Administration boasts a supportive and collaborative academic culture. The School is home to one of the longest-accredited MPA programs in the country, enrolling approximately 275 graduate students each year. The MPA degree is offered both online and on campus. The School also is the home to one of the few Ph.D. programs in Public Administration in the Great Plains region.

The University is a Carnegie Doctoral Research University.

For more information, visit our web page at: http://spa.unomaha.edu/ or contact the chair of the search committee Dr. Craig Maher (csmaher@unomaha.edu).

To apply for this position go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/unomaha/default.cfm.

Current curriculum vita, a letter addressing professional experience and qualifications – specifically highlighting evidence of experience and expertise in public policy, and the names and contact information for three references must be attached to the application. Applicants are also encouraged to attach evidence of teaching excellence and productive scholarly research (combine in one document to attach).

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2014. The position will remain open until filled.

GASB Statement 34 Survey Deadline 10/24, Free Products Offered

(PRESS RELEASE)

NewGASBIf you complete the GASB survey on Statement 34, you will receive a free copy of your choice of one of the GASB User Guides:

  • An Analyst’s Guide to Government Financial Statements-2nd Edition
  • What You Should Know about Your Local Government’s Finances: A Guide to Financial Statements-2nd Edition
  • What You Should Know about Your School District’s Finances: A Guide to Financial Statements-2nd Edition
  • What You Should Know about the Finances of Your Government’s Business-Type Activities: A Guide to Financial Statements

You can reach the survey by following this link: http://www.gasb.org/GASB-reexam-survey-user. The deadline for completing the survey has been extended to October 24, 2014.

 

About the Survey (Click here for Original GASB Press Release)

Feedback from those who need financial information about state and local government financial statements is vital to Governmental Accounting Standards Board’s (GASB’) efforts to improve financial accounting and reporting. The GASB is currently conducting pre-agenda research to inform its assessment of the effectiveness of Statement No. 34, Basic Financial Statementsand Management’s Discussion and Analysis—for State and Local Governments, and related standards. This survey is one effort in the planned pre-agenda research to be conducted by the GASB staff.

The GASB has developed an online survey to gather feedback from users of governmental financial information. The GASB would greatly appreciate you taking the time to complete the survey, which can be accessed by following this link http://www.gasb.org/GASB-reexam-survey-user.

It is anticipated that the survey will take longer than a typical GASB survey, given the magnitude of the requirements of Statement 34. To make it easier to complete the survey, it is possible for you to download a copy of the survey in its entirety to consider the questions before entering your responses into the online version. Additionally, you do not have to complete the online survey in a single session. You can save your responses and will be provided an individualized link to return to your survey at a later date to complete it.

You are asked to complete the survey by Friday, October, 24, 2014.

Your input is essential to the GASB’s standards-setting process. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Roberta Reese (rereese@gasb.org) or Lisa Parker (lrparker@gasb.org).

Call for Proposals – 2015 IAES Conference, Milan, Italy, March 11th-14th

iaes-logo9Sessions are being organized for the 79th International Atlantic Economic Society (IAES) conference in Milan, Italy, March 11-14, 2015. There will be sessions on public administration, public finance, monetary issues, natural resources, transition issues, Asian economies, European Union, and other subjects.

If you want to present a paper, please submit your abstract (no full papers) to Peter van der Hoek by email (vanderhoek@ext.eur.nl). The submission deadline for abstracts is November 30, 2014. Full papers should be available by February 1, 2015 (6 weeks prior to the conference).

You can visit the IAES’s web site (www.iaes.org) for more information on the association and conference.

The early registration fees amount to $480 for members or $565 for non-members (through December 31, 2014). They will go up on January 1, 2015, to $580 for members or $665 for non-members. They will increase again on February 11, 2015, to $650 for members or $735 for non-members. Please note that each participant is responsible for her/his own expenses and registration fee.

The early submission fee is $90 for members, $140 for non-members. The submission fee will be waived for abstracts submitted directly to vanderhoek@ext.eur.nl by November 30, 2014. 

The submission fee will not be waived for abstracts submitted directly to the IAES or after November 30, 2014, and will increase on November 15th to $105 for members or $140 for non-members.

Authors need to submit an abstract as a Word file (no PDF), 250-500 words (including title, maximum 90 characters); objectives; data/methods; (expected) results and category number of topic (see listing in the Journal of Economic Literature).

Please also include author information (name; academic rank or title; affiliation; mailing address; phone and fax numbers and e-mail address).

Papers previously published or those scheduled for publication prior to the conference are ineligible.

 

Position Announcement: Budget & Evaluation Director, City of Charlotte, NC (Closes 10/13)

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Budget & Evaluation Director – City of Charlotte

Charlotte is looking for a professional who is passionate about innovative local government management, committed to the highest levels of ethical behavior and driven to help build a great city that provides excellent services at an exceptional value to citizens.

Charlotte is a high performing, diverse community, with a welcoming spirit and a can do attitude.  The City’s elected and appointed leaders are committed to taking Charlotte to the next level as a global leader in providing economic opportunity for all and a high quality of life. This will be accomplished through partnerships with the business sector, faith community, philanthropic and educational institutions, and directly with the approximately 800,000 people who call Charlotte home.

Charlotte’s Vision and Core Values:

Our Vision Statement:  Building on our unique history, welcoming spirit, and natural beauty; together, we are creating the next Charlotte.

Charlotte is seeking applicants who embrace and embody our organization’s core values:

  • Accountable – We own our work through timeliness, initiative, fairness and excellence.
  • Creative – We think beyond boundaries, embrace curiosity and are willing to take risks.
  • Trustworthy – We tell the truth, behave ethically, and work openly with each other and the community.
  • Inclusive – We value all people and respect their ideas, backgrounds and experiences
  • Collaborative – We seek ways to work together within the city, community and beyond.

Organizational Background: 

The City of Charlotte serves the community with 7,309 employees.  The City develops a 2-year operating budget and 5-year Community Investment Plan. The FY2015 City-wide budget is $2.1 billion (operating and capital).  The Budget & Evaluation Office includes 13 positions.

The City Manager recently announced an organizational effort to realign and strengthen the integration of all financial related support services across the City (Budget & Evaluation, Finance, Shared Services, Charlotte Business INClusion, and Internal Audit) under the leadership of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) / Director of Management and Financial Services.  The former Budget & Evaluation Director now serves in this role and reports directly to the City Manager.  The Budget & Evaluation Director reports to the CFO / Director of Management and Financial Services, but also has a significant level of independent interaction with the City Manager on budget and City strategy development.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

The Budget and Evaluation Director is responsible for managing staff involved in preparation and monitoring of the City of Charlotte annual operating budget and Community Investment Plan (CIP); coordinating functions associated with City Strategy development, including performance efforts associated with the Balanced Scorecard; coordinating Council Business agenda development; evaluating a wide variety of City programs; and special projects.  Work involves extensive interaction and collaboration with City management, other city departments, representatives of other units of government and agencies, and elected officials.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal budget administration, performance management, program evaluation, and data analysis.
  • Thorough knowledge of the laws, ordinances, rules and regulations relating to municipal budget administration.
  • Considerable knowledge of the functions, structure, and operating practices of municipal government.
  • Ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of staff engaged in a variety of budget and evaluation activities and services.
  • Ability to develop effective interfacing of the various segments of the operating budget and Community Investment Plan and to assist in the effective distribution of responsibility for functions among staff and operating departments.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City management, department employees, elected officials, and the general public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to both political, administrative, and citizen audiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a bachelor’s degree in Public/Business Administration or a related field; a master’s degree is strongly preferred.  Qualified candidates should have progressive managerial experience in budget administration, municipal operations and program evaluation.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A proven track record in setting and achieving team and organizational strategic goals;
  • Proven history of motivating employees and developing a positive work environment;
  • Excellent customer service;
  • Demonstrated leadership as a champion and agent for change;
  • A bias toward innovation and an ability to adapt in a fast-paced, politically sensitive environment;
  • Ability to facilitate cross-department work teams to solve high-profile organizational or political challenges and opportunities;
  • A commitment to transparency and community engagement;
  • High ethical standards;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish trusting relationships; and
  • Public relations skills, including the ability to effectively respond to the media.

Position is open until filled.  First review of applicants will occur on October 13, 2014.  All applications must be submitted online via the official City of Charlotte website at  http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/.  The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.

Position Announcement: Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Indiana University (Deadline 11/30)

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SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS

INDIANA UNIVERSITY-BLOOMINGTON CAMPUS

NON-TENURE TRACK POSITION IN PUBLIC BUDGETING, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, AND GOVERNMENTAL ACCOUNTING

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University-Bloomington seeks applications from accomplished professionals from the practitioner ranks, for one or more anticipated non-tenure-track positions in the general field of public budgeting and finance, broadly defined to include: budgeting, financial management, public debt and capital markets, government treasury operations, capital budgeting, and public pension policy and management. For appointment of senior public executives at the lecturer or senior lecturer (non-tenure track) rank, the ability to teach complex budgeting, accounting and financial management concepts and techniques at the graduate and undergraduate levels is essential. Minimum educational qualifications for practitioners include the Master’s degree or an equivalent terminal degree in a related field (e.g., public administration, public affairs, business administration, accounting, political science, public policy), and 10+ years of public sector experience. Professional certifications (e.g., CPA, CMA, CFA, CPFM) are highly desirable.

SPEA-Bloomington is a world leader in public affairs education, and is among the largest schools of public administration and public policy in the United States. In the 2012 “Best Graduate Schools” reported by U.S. News & World Report, SPEA-Bloomington ranks second, making it the nation’s highest-ranked professional graduate program in public affairs at a public institution. Four of its specialty programs are ranked in the top-three listings. SPEA’s doctoral programs in public affairs and public policy are ranked by the National Academy of Science as among the very best in the country.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  Please submit a letter of application, current vita, complete contact information, and names and address of three persons who could provide letters of recommendation through our online application system https://indiana.peopleadmin.com by November 30, 2014.  If there are any questions, please submit to:  David Reingold. Executive Associate Dean for Bloomington. SPEA Room 300, 1315 E. Tenth Street, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405-1701.

For more information see: http://www.indiana.edu/~spea.

Inquiries or questions about this job announcement can be forwarded to Robert Kravchuk, chairperson of this search committee, at kravchuk@indiana.edu. 

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

 

Position Announcement: Tenure Track Faculty, Indiana University (Deadline 11/30)

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SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS

INDIANA UNIVERSITY-BLOOMINGTON CAMPUS

TENURE TRACK POSITION IN PUBLIC BUDGETING, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, AND GOVERNMENTAL ACCOUNTING

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University-Bloomington seeks applications for one or more anticipated tenure-track position in the general field of public budgeting and finance, broadly defined to include: budgeting, financial management, public debt and capital markets, government treasury operations, capital budgeting, and public pension policy and management.  Exceptionally qualified candidates at the associate or full professor rank will also be considered. Multiple hires are possible.  For appointment at the assistant, associate (tenure-track) or full professor rank, an active record of scholarship in budgeting and financial management is the primary qualification. The successful applicant should present evidence of high quality research and an ambitious research program, an interest in applied work, and a strong commitment to teaching. The Ph.D. or an equivalent terminal degree by August 1, 2015 in a related field (e.g., public administration, public affairs, economics, political science, public policy, finance or accounting) is required. Professional certifications (e.g., CPA, CMA, CFA, CPFM) are desirable.  Other desirable qualifications include comparative and/or international experience or research interests, research or instructional capabilities in nonprofit finance, and professional experience in government or public affairs.

SPEA-Bloomington is a world leader in public affairs education, and is among the largest schools of public administration and public policy in the United States. In the 2012 “Best Graduate Schools” reported by U.S. News & World Report, SPEA-Bloomington ranks second, making it the nation’s highest-ranked professional graduate program in public affairs at a public institution. Four of its specialty programs are ranked in the top-three listings. SPEA’s doctoral programs in public affairs and public policy are ranked by the National Academy of Science as among the very best in the country.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  Please submit a letter of application, current vita, complete contact information, and names and address of three persons who could provide letters of recommendation through our online application system https://indiana.peopleadmin.com by November 30, 2014.  If there are any questions, please submit to:  David Reingold. Executive Associate Dean for Bloomington. SPEA Room 300, 1315 E. Tenth Street, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405-1701.

For more information see: http://www.indiana.edu/~spea.

Inquiries or questions about this job announcement can be forwarded to Robert Kravchuk, chairperson of this search committee, at kravchuk@indiana.edu. 

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Position Announcement: Budget Analyst, Metropolitan Hospital

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT – BUDGET ANALYST

Metropolitan Hospital is a full-service, acute care hospital emphasizing primary care medicine and utilizing the latest advances in medical science. Metropolitan Hospital Center was the first hospital in East Harlem to be designated by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) as an official Stroke Center. Metropolitan prides itself on delivering culturally-sensitive, compassionate, appropriate and affordable medical care to the diverse neighborhoods of northern Manhattan.

Reporting to the Chief Affiliation Officer and the Corporate Budget Director, you will support the Site Administrator in preparing required affiliation contract annexes, reconciliation reports, assembling the facility affiliation budget and working with the corporate budget office to monitor and disseminate monthly budget and variance reports.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing facility budget requests for completeness
  • Supporting the facility joint oversight committee process
  • Preparing data for budget presentations
  • Monitoring monthly budget variance

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Statistics
  • Minimum 2 year’s experience required
  • Strong planning, financial and analytical skills are a must
  • Excellent communications, verbal and writing skills
  • Team player
  • Mathematics, statistics, data mining, spreadsheets

We offer a competitive salary, convenient NYC location and a comprehensive benefits package.

For immediate consideration, please apply online at:

http://jobs.pagny.org/

 

PHYSICIAN AFFILIATE GROUP OF NEW YORK, PC

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V