Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

Position ID:Duke-Sanford School of Public Policy-ASSTDIRECTOR [#12809, Hart Leadership Program]
Position Title: Adjunct Professor and Associate Director
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Public Policy
Appl Deadline:2018/11/28* (posted 2018/11/19, listed until 2018/11/28)
Position Description:    

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Adjunct Professor and Associate Director of the Hart Leadership Program

Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy is seeking to hire an Adjunct Professor /Associate Director in it's Hart Leadership Program. The Hart Leadership Program is dedicated to preparing undergraduate students to be engaged members of a democratic society. Program offerings include internships, fellowships and co-curricular leadership projects at Duke, in Durham, and in communities across the United States and around the world. The mission of the Hart Leadership Program (HLP) is to enhance the leadership skills and promote public engagement among Duke undergraduates by offering them challenging classes, experiential learning opportunities, excellent mentoring, and diverse avenues for community involvement. Working collaboratively with the HLP director, the Associate Director will engage challenges in the following arenas:

Teaching, Research, & Instruction
Teach one class a semester as a non-regular rank faculty person within the Sanford School of Public Policy. At least one of the classes that the Associate Director will teach should be connected to the core SOL sequence. Play a collaborative leadership role in extending the reach of the RSL pedagogy across the Sanford School and beyond. The RSL Pathway supports faculty in Public Policy and across the university to offer students’ opportunities for community engagement. Work with the Director in coordinating efforts to develop a new core leadership curriculum, including the redesigning of the Services Opportunities in Leadership (SOL)program, an intensive 12 month leadership program for Duke undergraduates that combines the study of history and ethics with community-based research, political engagement, and mentoring. The Associate Director (AD) will be responsible for the training of students to conduct community engaged research in the SOL gateway class, familiarizing students with the IRB process when relevant and preparing them to work with their community partners during the summer. Spearhead efforts to develop course offerings and experiential programs focused on political engagement and leadership across Sanford and the university. This includes helping coordinate the forging of a collaborative pedagogical relationship between the Hart Leadership Program and the Civic Engagement and Social Change Certificate. This may also include piloting a leadership class for the MPP program, contingent on administrative and financial support from Sanford and donors.

Program Management & Developmen
The Associate Director will coordinate the work of SOL students during their summer placements, making sure they complete their reflective writing and all work connected to their community-based placements. The AD also works with advisers, civic engagement administrators, and departmental actors across the university to advertise and recruit students into the SOL sequence in the fall. Serve as the coordinator of the Hart Fellows Program, which helps a select group of Duke graduates develop their leadership capacities by working with community-based organizations during a ten-month fellowship. The Associate Director supports fellows as they conduct community-based research with a community partner, and write critical reflection reports on what they are learning. The Associate Director coordinates the recruitment of Hart Fellows in the fall and serves on the selection committee along with the Director, the writing coach, and the Associate in Research during the spring. The AD will also coordinate the launch of the new Hart Fellows and the return of past fellows. Assist HLP director with development tasks, including writing grant proposals and designing major donor appeals. Assist HLP director, in consultation with the financial manager, with the annual budgeting process and keeping up with monthly financial reports. Work closely with the Director, the Associate in Research, the ‘Financial and Office Manager, and student staff to ensure efficient daily and long-range productivity of all programs in the HLP, including the LAPI fellowship. 

Communications, Alumni Relations, & Events Management
Work with the Associate in Research in planning events related to Connect to Politics – events that showcase pressing ethical challenges and also the transformative leadership work of young people. Work with the Director in redesigning and updating the website, highlighting the pedagogical work of Hart faculty, Hart fellows, SOL undergraduates, and the events convened by the HLP. Actively collaborate with the Sanford School Development and Alumni Relations Office when engaging Hart alumni. Contingent on funding support from donors, the AD might assist the Director with a Democracy lab pilot that highlights, promotes, and archives the collaborative work of students, faculty, and community actors who are engaged in democracy work in Durham and beyond. As part of a communications team, the Associate Director oversees collaborations with Duke News Service/Office of Public Affairs and Sanford School communications office. Cultivate relations with alumni of the Hart Leadership Program on behalf of existing students, courses, and current Hart faculty and their classes. 

Bachelor’s degree required, and a professional degree preferred.

Duke is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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Further Info:
Box 90239
Durham, NC 27708

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