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Managing Director (PACE) - Staff Position (11059)  

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  • Current Active SU Employees, please login to GullNet and click "Careers at SU."
  • All others, please click Apply Online.
  • See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for help.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Managing Director in its Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement (PACE).

Primary Job Duties: Manage daily operations of PACE; work with PACE leadership and members of the academic and broader community to coordinate, support and further develop programming focused on citizenship education and civic engagement; identify, develop, manage and sustain internship opportunities; develop grant proposals; supervise PACE student employees; coordinate and organize events open to the academic and broader community. Writing responsibilities include the PACE newsletter, annual report, grants, website updates, press releases and media advisories, event briefing memos, correspondence, brochures and promotional materials. Some teaching responsibilities related to PACE programs.

Minimum Qualifications: : Master's degree in public policy, public administration, nonprofit management, political science or related field; and 3 years of relevant professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience working in a diverse university environment; strategic planning and organizational development; familiarity with civic engagement in an academic environment; grants and survey research project development and management; budget development and management; experience working with government officials, professionals, faculty, staff and students; and teaching ability. Ability to direct staff, prioritize, handle multiple roles and responsibilities in a fluid and dynamic environment. Understanding the rationale, mission, and strategy of PACE; a personal affinity to its objectives; and an ability to communicate its significance to the SU and external communities.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Writing, editing, political engagement strategies, fiscal budgeting, communications, public relations, state and local policy. Excellent program/institute management, project planning and management, interpersonal, leadership, organizational, problem solving, independent judgment, administrative, and oral & written communication skills; ability to mentor students, interact collaboratively with diverse groups, work independently or as part of a team, and work occasional evenings and weekends.

This is a full-time exempt State position with full benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit all of the following: A cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail.

Applications received by January 19, 2014 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Salisbury University Human Resources
Room 153 Holloway Hall
1101 Camden Ave.
Salisbury, MD 21801

Staff (non-academic) and Faculty Positions:

Salisbury University utilizes an Online Employment Application System. As indicated by Job Opening, interested applicants MUST apply for certain designated positions via this online system.

  • Current active employees, please login to GullNet and click on the “Careers at SU” link in the left-hand navigation bar.
  • All other applicants including former employees or employees in between contracts (e.g., PTNTT Faculty and Contingent/contractual employees on Summer or Winter break), please click the Apply Online link.

Note: Applicants interested in obtaining a Faculty position and plan to utilize an Online Credential Service Provider (Interfolio, EPCS, etc.), please follow the instructions in the online system and in the job posting/job advertisement.

See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for more information and instructions.

Equal Opportunity Policy

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Director of Fair Practices & EEO/AA, Title IX Coordinator, 131 Holloway Hall; Tel. (410) 548-3508.