Program Director, Procurement and Contracts Management
University of Virginia
August 1, 2018
Posting Summary: The School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) at the University of Virginia is seeking highly qualified applicants for a part time, 20 hours a week, non-tenure track faculty appointment to serve as the Program Director, Procurement and Contracts Management located in Falls Church, Virginia. The successful candidate serves as the academic leader and subject matter expert for the areas of procurement & contracts management, and federal acquisition. The Incumbent teaches undergraduate and graduate classes, a minimum of three courses per year (e.g., 1-1-1- load in fall-spring-summer). Teaching load is determined by the Senior Program Director and is dependent upon teaching needs and administrative responsibilities. The successful candidate provides curricular leadership and leads the development of new programs and courses, both for open enrollment and cohorts. The candidate also collaborates with the SCPS outreach team to identify and close leads for custom onsite professional education programs; effectively applies University and SCPS processes; facilitates the work of program staff; ensures academic quality and compliance for assigned programs; mentors and advises students and faculty wage instructors; and provides service to the department, school and university. This is 12 month position with potential for annual renewal.
A DBA or PhD in procurement & contract management, federal acquisition, supply chain/logistics or closely related field is required prior to the start date of this position. A Juris Doctorate with applicable experience may also be considered. Candidates must have experience in applicable discipline and extensive subject matter expertise. A record of effective online teaching for adult students and willingness to learn and stay current with learning strategies is also required. Evidence of an explicit commitment to diversity and of advancing understanding and outcomes for underrepresented groups is desired. Current discipline specific certifications are preferred: DAWIA, CFCM, CPCM.
The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, a picturesque and vibrant small city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. More information about town, the school, faculty benefits, and other topics can be found at http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting 0623706. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for at least three references. Applicant review begins August 21, 2018. The position remains open until filled.
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The University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.
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About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.