Faculty Opportunity: Tenure Track, Public Administration, Villanova University

The Department of Public Administration at Villanova University invites applicants for an entry level, tenure-track position in public administration beginning Fall Semester 2017. We welcome applications from all specializations within public administration, but are especially interested in applicants who can teach graduate courses in Arts and Theater Management or in City Management. Experience in the public and/or nonprofit sector is highly desirable.

Primary teaching responsibilities include teaching on-campus and online graduate courses in the NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration (MPA) program as well as at the undergraduate level in our Public Service and Administration minor. We offer a 3-2 teaching load for the first three years. After a successful Third Year Review, a one-semester sabbatical is available in the fourth year and the 3-2 teaching load may be continued for another three years contingent on one’s publication record.

Ph.D. must be completed by June 30, 2017. Preference will be given to applicants who provide evidence of teaching effectiveness, particularly online, and show promise of a strong record of publication.

Applications are to be submitted through PeopleAdmin, available at https://jobs.villanova.edu/. The application should include:

  • Detailed letter of application indicating teaching and research interests
  • Graduate and undergraduate transcripts
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Writing sample
  • Summary of teaching evaluations
  • Syllabus (if you have taught a course), and
  • Statement of contribution to the University mission

Documents that cannot be submitted electronically should be sent to Dr. Catherine Wilson, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Public Administration, Villanova University, St. Augustine Center, Room 484, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova PA 19085-1699. All material must be received by November 1, 2016. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Catherine Wilson at catherine.wilson@villanova.edu.

The mission of the Master of Public Administration program is to offer graduates the knowledge of values, roles, skills, and practices that will help them become competent professionals capable of ethical, intelligent, and creative leadership in public service. The Villanova MPA Program is a NASPAA accredited program. For more information about the Department of Public Administration at Villanova, visit www.publicadmin.villanova.edu. For more information about the online MPA program at Villanova, visit www.onlinempa.villanova.edu.

Villanova is a Catholic University sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Faculty Opportunity: Non-Tenure Track, Public Administration, Villanova University

The Department of Public Administration at Villanova University invites applicants for a continuing, non-tenure track position in public administration beginning Fall Semester 2017. We welcome applications from all specializations within public administration, but are especially interested in applicants who can teach graduate courses in Arts and Theater Management or in City Management. Experience in the public and/or nonprofit sector is highly desirable.

Primary teaching responsibilities include teaching on-campus and online graduate courses in the NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. The teaching load for the position is 4 courses per semester.

Applications are to be submitted through PeopleAdmin, available at https://jobs.villanova.edu/. The application should include:

  • Detailed letter of application indicating teaching and research interests
  • Graduate and undergraduate transcripts
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Writing sample
  • Summary of teaching evaluations
  • Syllabus (if you have taught a course), and
  • Statement of contribution to the University mission

Documents that cannot be submitted electronically should be sent to Dr. Catherine Wilson, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Public Administration, Villanova University, St. Augustine Center, Room 484, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova PA 19085-1699. All material must be received by November 1, 2016. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Catherine Wilson at catherine.wilson@villanova.edu.

The mission of the Master of Public Administration program is to offer graduates the knowledge of values, roles, skills, and practices that will help them become competent professionals capable of ethical, intelligent, and creative leadership in public service. The Villanova MPA Program is a NASPAA-accredited program. For more information about the Department of Public Administration at Villanova, visit www.publicadmin.villanova.edu. For more information about the online MPA program at Villanova, visit www.onlinempa.villanova.edu.

Villanova is a Catholic University sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Faculty Opportunity: Assistant Professor of Accounting, Humboldt State University

Assistant Professor of Accounting

hsulogo-stackedHumboldt State University’s School of Business invites applicants for an academic year tenure-track faculty position in Accounting. The mission of the School of Business is to provide entrepreneurial, hands-on, applied learning experience through close student interaction with faculty and the community, with a commitment to sustainable social, environmental and economic development.  Candidates should be committed to teaching excellence and to building a strong research record. Instructional assignments may include courses in Principles of Accounting, Intermediate Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Auditing, Tax Accounting, and Government Accounting. The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are teaching, research, scholarship and creative activity, and service to the university, profession and community. These responsibilities include advising students, participation in academic committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues and community stakeholders, and participation in traditional academic functions.

The current California State University Salary Schedule is available at http://www.humboldt.edu/aps/docs/salary/Salary-Schedule.pdf.  Candidates may find the application for employment at https://www.humboldt.edu/forms/node/757.

Note:  A HSU faculty member will be available to answer questions about the position at the ABFM conference in Seattle, WA October 6-7th.  To schedule an informational appointment for this event email joshua.zender@humboldt.edu.

Faculty Opening: Assistant Professor, University of West Georgia

The Department of Political Science at the University of West Georgia seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor in Public Administration to begin in August 2017. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching in the face-to-face and online public administration graduate programs and must also teach undergraduate political science courses.

The position requires an earned Ph.D. from an accredited research university in Public Administration, Political Science, Public Policy or a related field, and the ability to teach graduate level public administration courses. Candidates with a background in quantitative methodology and data visualization are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Master of Public Administration is a dynamic and growing program housed in the Department of Political Science, which offers the BA, the BS, the political science minor and a minor in Public Administration. The department also offers Graduate Certificates in Public Management, Nonprofit Management and Community Development, and Disaster Management, as well as undergraduate certificates in Human Rights advocacy and Data Analytics.

Located 45 miles west of Atlanta, the University of West Georgia is classified as a R3 university by the University System of Georgia. On a vibrant residential campus with over 13,000 students, the University offers more than 100-degree programs at the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels. Interested applicants are invited to e-mail Dr. Mbaye at hmbaye@westga.edu or visit our website at www.westga.edu/polisci.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Mbaye (hmbaye@westga.edu). Review of applications begins October 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of West Georgia is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Finalists will be required to submit to criminal background investigations as a prior condition for employment.

The position requires an earned Ph.D. from an accredited research university in Public Administration, Political Science, Public Policy or a related field, and the ability to teach graduate level public administration courses. Candidates with a background in quantitative methodology and data visualization are particularly encouraged to apply.

Practitioner Opening: Fiscal Analyst/Economist, North Carolina Fiscal Research

 

Fiscal Analyst I (Economist)
Fiscal Research Division, North Carolina General Assembly
***HIRING SALARY RANGE – $53,700 – $75,000***
The Fiscal Research Division (FRD) seeks dynamic individuals with strong analytical skills who can think quickly under pressure.  FRD analysts are non-partisan and serve as the primary budget and finance staff to the North Carolina General Assembly’s 170 members as well as its funding and policy committees.  The issues are complex, diverse and cross multiple subject areas.  FRD analysts, along with other General Assembly non-partisan staff, have a unique opportunity to provide counsel to policymakers and participate directly in the policy development process.
This specific vacancy announcement is to recruit for a Fiscal Analyst I (Economist) position on the Division’s Economy and Finance team. The position’s primary focus will be fiscal and economic impact analysis on various legislative proposals affecting state-level revenue. The anticipated duties and responsibilities for this position are as follows:
  • Preparation of fiscal and economic reports and briefing documents for a legislative committee.
  • Presentation of objective analyses of fiscal policy issues to legislative committees in a public setting before an audience of diverse interests and opinions.
  • Accurate interpretation of economic and fiscal data for substantive trends.
  • Analysis of the fiscal/economic impact of bills and preparation of fiscal/economic impact notes as may be required.
  • Evaluation of external economic impact analyses on various economic and fiscal policy proposals.
  • Assistance in updating and developing tax revenue estimating models.
  • Usage of in-house tax software to forecast the revenue impact from changes in tax policy.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To meet the duties outlined above, candidates should be flexible, highly-motivated thinkers and communicators.  In addition, the successful candidate must detail the ability to do the following:

  • Understand and explain concepts related to fiscal and economic data analysis;
  • Demonstrate experience with or exposure to statistical software such as Stata or e-Views;
  • Demonstrate familiarity with economic impact analysis tools such as REMI or IMPLAN (this is not a necessary requirement for consideration);
  • Analyze and interpret economic data to determine trends and descriptive characteristics; and
  • Communicate effectively in writing and orally to non-technical audiences.

Management prefers individuals who are:

  • Energized about public policy and delivering nonpartisan objective policy analysis
  • Creative problem solvers
  • Skilled at quantitative analysis
  • Excellent writers
  • Equally capable of successfully working independently or in a team environment.
  • Proficient public speakers

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Education & Experience: We will only consider candidates with a Doctorate in economics, political economy, public policy, or similar field from an accredited institution or a Master’s degree from an accredited institution and at least one year of experience in fiscal and/or economic analysis.  An advanced degree in economics is preferred.
  • Public Policy Background: Candidates are expected to have a working knowledge of government functions and experience in performing economic policy analyses.
  • Computer Skills: Candidates will be expected to demonstrate Microsoft Excel and Word proficiency in any potential in-person interview.

Supplemental and Contact Information

**NC General Assembly Positions are NOT Subject to the State Human Resources Act**

Instructions:  To apply for the Fiscal Analyst I (Economist) position, download the NC General Assembly Application from the North Carolina General Assembly website:  http:///www.ncleg.net/NCGAInfo/directories/jobs.html

Applicants must also include the following documents when submitting the application:
1.  A detailed cover letter that must address:
a)  all the applicant requirements listed above
b)  employment or educational experience relevant to the position
c)  reasons for interest in joining the FRD
2.  A current résumé (maximum length – 2 pages)

Submit the application, cover letter, and  résumé using the NC General Assembly website:
http:///www.ncleg.net/NCGAInfo/directories/jobs.html   NCGA Job Application Submission Process”.  Application and attachments must be received by 5:00 p.m on Thursday, October 6, 2016.

Agency Contact Information:
For additional information or questions about this vacancy announcement, please contact:
John Poteat, Brian Matteson, or Barry Boardman, Fiscal Analysts
Fiscal Research Division
(919) 733-4910