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Human Resources Faculty

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Compensation will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant. Applicants will be considered for the position until it is filled but are assured of being considered if all materials are received by November 30, 2017. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Signed letters of recommendation must be submitted with application materials. All applicants must apply online at FacultyJobs@UGA. Please see the job posting at http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2910. Candidates selected for an interview will be required to consent to a background investigation. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Open Rank
Posting Number 2017_00512F
Posting Type
Official Title Open Rank (Public Service)
Working Title Human Resources Faculty
Title Code 55194
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Department CARL VINSON INSTITUTE OF GOVT
Salary Range
Job Summary

The Carl Vinson Institute of Government at The University of Georgia invites applications for a Public Service Faculty position in the Strategic Operations and Planning Assistance Division’s Human Resources Unit. The position will be available February 1, 2018 and carries rank in the public service faculty career ladder of the University. Rank on hire will depend on the candidate’s qualifications and experience, according to Public Service and Outreach Appointment and Promotion Guidelines found here: http://outreach.uga.edu/policies/appointment-and-promotion-guidelines/

The successful candidate will have responsibility for conducting research and directing projects involving state and local government agencies.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (facultyjobs@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Minimum Qualifications

A master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology, public administration, business, or the social sciences is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. is preferred.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience (10+ years) in the identified content areas.

The ideal candidate will have substantial experience (10+ years) working with state and local government agencies in a consulting capacity and possess research, analytical, oral communication and written communication skills.

Detailed knowledge of human resources processes, including job analysis, test validation, testing and assessment, quantitative research methods, and the regulatory environment.

An appreciation for the complexities involved in working in a public political setting.

Degree Level Masters
Posting Date 10/25/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What are your salary expectations?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Are you legally authorized to work in the US?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Unofficial Letters of Recommendation
Optional Documents