POOL - Senior Trainer - 8085BR

POOL - Senior Trainer

School of Public Affairs&Admin
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

The KU Public Management Center provides professional education and training to public sector and non-profit organizations throughout the state and KC Metro Region. The Public Management Center also provides custom courses and organizational consulting to public and nonprofit organizations. We seek qualified individuals to teach with our custom course programs, Supervisory Leadership Training, Certified Public Manager Program, Law Enforcement Leadership Academy and/or the Emerging Leaders Academy on an as-needed basis. Qualified applicants are also sought for the Center’s organizational consulting activities, including facilitation. Course length varies from half-day to multi-day (2-3 days). Courses may cover such topics as: leadership; managing conflict; supervision; ethics; team-building; diversity; customer service; strategic planning; performance measurement and program evaluation; and various others. Applications will be accepted throughout the year. Application materials will be reviewed by the Public Management Center staff and placed in a pool for consideration as needed for part-time instructor positions.

The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Job Description

100% - Instructor
  • Provide classroom instruction for specific leadership, management and/or workplace skills topics, and facilitation services.
  • In collaboration with program directors, determine specific exercises and teaching techniques for student assignments.
  • Provide feedback to students on assignments and overall learning.
  • Qualified applicants may also be asked to provide customized courses, curricula design and consulting on specific topics to public and nonprofit organizations.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through: 1) Descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application; 2) Record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in resume; and 3) Information provided from professional references.
  1. Bachelor's degree as stated in application materials.
  2. 5 years minimum experience in a relevant content area as indicated in application materials.
  3. Demonstrated evidence of ability to teach effectively in adult education settings as stated in application materials.
  4. Persons applying to teach in the Law Enforcement Leadership Academy as a principal instructor must be a sworn law enforcement officer.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Master’s Degree.
  2. Leadership experience working with public sector or non-profit organizations.
  3. Knowledge of adult education techniques.
  4. Experience in consulting, facilitation or curricula design.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a letter of application, a vitae detailing specific subject areas the applicant is qualified to teach and/or develop, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Deadline/ Review Date: Ongoing
Estimated Start Date: Ongoing

Contact Information to Applicants

Laura Howard

Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

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