Temporary Public Management Center Instructor - POOL
University of Kansas
Location: Lawrence, Kansas
Internal Number: 4825078
The Public Management Center is the professional development aim of the School of Public Affairs and Administration. The Public Management Center offers professional education and consulting services focused on skills enhancement for leaders, managers, staff, and teams in public agencies. The Center earns and utilizes revenue from professional education programs, consulting services, and conferences. The Center staff are motivated by a deep belief that public service--and skilled public service professionals--are at the heart of a healthy democracy.
The Center invites qualified professionals to apply for part- to full-time Instructional positions for our in-person and online professional development classes and consulting engagements. Positions vary and are dependent upon the needs of the professional development programs, of class participants and clients, and of client organizations. The role instruction, including the activities noted below. The appointment dates will vary based on sequence of the professional development program, the timeframe for the preparation, and client needs. Instruction in professional development programs can range from three days per month once per year to a recurring series of days several times per year. Consulting contacts vary by the needs of the client but generally range from one to three full days of instruction or facilitation.
Instructors are needed in a variety of leadership and management content areas including civic engagement, conflict management, communication skills, customer service, decision-making, diversity, emotional intelligence, innovation, knowledge management, leadership, organizational change, performance management, process improvement, public policy, strategic planning, team building, trust and wellbeing. Instructors are also sought for the following assessment: Core Strengths, Clifton Strengths, Emergenetics, EQi 2.0 and Myers Briggs.
Application materials will be reviewed by the Center's program leaders on a regular basis and will place applicants in a pool for consideration when instruction is scheduled. Applications will be accepted throughout the year.
The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.
The University of Kansas is a Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive university with a $1.4 billion endowment and a faculty of 2,600. Current enrollment is 28,500 (19,000 undergraduate), with students drawn from 110 nations and all 50 states. The 1,000-acre main campus is in Lawrence, a community of 95,000 in hilly northeast Kansas that lies about 35 miles west of Kansas City and 30 minutes from the state capital, Topeka.. Lawrence has a thriving community with a wide range of activities/events