Public Service Faculty--Economic Development Technical Assistance

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Summary:

Title: Public Service Faculty--Economic Development Technical Assistance

Organization: University of Georgia, Carl Vinson Institute of Government

Location: Athens, GA

Position Type: Full time

Education Requirement: Master's Degree

Experiance Requirement: 5-10 yrs

Job Description & Details
The Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia invites applications and nominations for a public service faculty position focused Economic Development technical assistance within the Workforce Development and Economic Analysis Unit. The Carl Vinson Institute of Government is a Public Service Unit under the leadership of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach. The position will be available December 1, 2022 and carries rank in the public service faculty career ladder of The University of Georgia. Rank on hire will depend on the candidate's qualifications and experience, according to Public Service and Outreach Appointment and Promotion Guidelines found here: https://outreach.uga.edu/policies/appointment-and-promotion-guidelines/
The Workforce Development and Economic Analysis Unit works with state agencies, local governments, development authorities, regional commissions, and other similar organizations to provide applied research and technical assistance focused on economic development and related topics. The main role of this economic development faculty position is to develop and lead technical assistance and applied research projects for state and local government partners. This position will serve as an educational resource for economic development strategy information and best practices in Georgia. The position involves consulting with local government and state government officials; conducting analyses; facilitating planning and public engagement sessions; developing reports; and preparing monographs, reports, datasets, webinars, and other presentations that address practitioner/policymaker needs, with an emphasis on economic development. This position will report to the Workforce Development and Economic Analysis Unit Manager. This position requires travel. The position will spend considerable time working directly with state and local officials, both elected, appointed, and staff. Thus, it is critical that the candidate possess the desire, ability, and background to interact in a very objective, positive and supportive manner with these important clients of the Institute of Government.
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