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Faculty Administrator and Executive Director, USA

Country: USA
City: Orlando
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Faculty Administrator and Executive Director position is available at Lou Frey Institute situated at the Political Science Department in the University of Central Florida (UCF).

About the University

UCF is one of the nation’s largest universities with more than 68,000 students. It has grown in size, quality, diversity, and reputation since it opened more than 50 years ago. Above all, the university is classified as a “Doctoral University: Highest Research Activity” and a “Community Engagement” institution by the Carnegie Foundation. Today the university offers more than 200-degree programs, more than 100 of them at the graduate level. Moreover, UCF is an economic engine attracting and supporting industries vital to the region’s future while providing students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation.

About the position

Building on the current record of accomplishment, the executive director, in collaboration with institute staff, will provide vision and leadership to shape and strengthen existing programs and to develop new initiatives that fulfill the institute’s mission. The successful candidate will also work with partners across the university, in the state, and throughout the country to continue to expand the scale and scope of the institute’s impact. To accomplish these broad objectives, the executive director will also provide leadership in external funding from both public and private sources.

This is a faculty administrator appointment and is not tenure earning. A secondary joint appointment with an appropriate academic department at the university is a possibility.

Qualifications and Requirements

In order to qualify for this position, applicants must have

  • a terminal degree from an accredited institution;
  • demonstrated knowledge of current issues and literature related to civic learning, assessment, and engagement, or in a related field;
  • strong leadership and managerial experience in organizations and program development;
  • a record of relevant scholarship and/or writing in their professional practice;
  • demonstrated success in obtaining external funding from public and/or private sources.


  • experience in an academic setting,
  • working with public officials
  • experience in applied empirical research and evaluation,
  • And also, experience with distance learning, educational technologies


UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, https://www.jobswithucf.com. In addition to the online application, interested candidates must upload the following: 1) a cover letter that includes a statement of interest; 2) a current CV; 3) a vision statement; and also, 4) the names and contact information for three references.


Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline28 March,2019
Company NameUniversity of Central Florida (UCF)



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