Field Representative (75%) (MPA Program)
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Field Representative (75% FTE) (MPA Program)
Department of Political Science

Title: Field Representative (75% FTE), Master of Public Administration Program, Department of Political Science, SIU Carbondale.

Rank: Administrative Professional (Field Representative)

Qualifications: Masters degree with two years of professional experience in public sector organizations, and/or professional experience working with public and private organizations, and/or professional experience working with national, state, and community organizations.

Duties: The Field Representative (FR) is responsible for internship placement and administration for students in the MPA program. This includes maintenance of a network of local, state, federal, quasi-public, and not-for-profit internship providers as well as administration of contracts between internship providers and the MPA Program. The FR develops and maintains a dataset of job listings and utilizes alumni contacts to place MPA graduates. The FR contributes to student recruitment and retention by maintaining the MPA manual of recruitment practices; updating MPA recruitment materials; updating and coordinating prospective student contacts; and assisting with preparation of the annual recruitment budget. Finally, the FR provides program support including assisting the MPA director with registration of continuing students; alumni relations and fundraising; and program outreach activities including coordination of the MPA Newsletter.

Effective Date: March 1, 2013. Twelve month, 75% FTE term appointment, renewable contingent on performance and programmatic need.

Application Deadline: Applications must be received in Department of Political Science by close of business (4:30 PM) on February 8, 2013.

Application Procedure: Send letter of interest, resume, three letters of reference, and transcript of graduate work to:

Randy Burnside, Director
Master of Public Administration Program
Department of Political Science
Mail Code 4501
1000 Faner Drive
SIU Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901

S IU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a
diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
will receive consideration.

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