The University of Illinois seeks a Visiting Associate Director of the Center for Public Safety and Justice (CPSJ) to be responsible for assisting in the administration of the CPSJ and for assisting with the coordination of the development and delivery of training, technical assistance and educational programs and products. This position may be located on the Urbana, Chicago or Springfield campus. Additional responsibilities include:
1. Serve as the primary advisor to the director regarding overall programs, management and operations of the unit.
2. Assist with management of resources, determination of staff functions, and setting operating policies for the unit. Review and provide feedback on critical decisions that impact programs, personnel and resources.
3. Provide direct supervision for some employees of the Center, with responsibility for providing day-to-day guidance on projects, deliverables, deadlines and policies.
4. Assist in the supervision of twenty staff members as well as numerous outside consultants and adjunct instructors.
5. Provide knowledge and expertise in the draft, development, and implementation of grant funding proposals.
6. Responsible for assisting in the administration of the Center for Public Safety and Justice and for assisting in the coordination of the development and delivery of training, technical assistance and educational programs and products.
7. Assists in the selection, training and evaluation of instructors for Center programs and when required, removes and replaces unsatisfactory instructors.
8. Assists with monitoring and evaluating all CPSJ programs to assure adherence to sound adult learning methods and compliance with standards of quality.
9. Facilitates surveys, focus groups, strategic planning, needs assessments and succession planning.
10. Provides assistance in overseeing maintenance of all programmatic records and prepares grant project reports.
11. Assists in the responsibility of a multi-million dollar budget; assists in overseeing financial management of projects.
12. Assists in the creation of strategic plans and an annual plan for the development and delivery of training and educational programs.
13. Ensure that administrative, human resource and fiscal rules and procedures of the University of Illinois are complied with in the administration of CPSJ activities.
14. Assists in the preparation of the CPSJ for audits, reports to the CPSJ Director on all audit findings, and presents recommendations for responding to audit findings.
15. Assist the CPSJ Director with monitoring and approving all budget expenditures.
16. Represents the CPSJ with police, criminal justice, public and private organizations and legal entities that are affiliated with the CPSJ or who may be a potential client.
17. Provides leadership in identifying and securing grant opportunities and other external funding for the CPSJ and assist with the administration of the grants/contracts once obtained.
A Master’s degree in an appropriate field required along with a minimum of three years administrative/management experience and three years knowledge of and experience with the field of policing. Other requirements include: demonstrated experience in curriculum development and instruction delivery for adult learner; project management experience; leadership/management experience; strong oral and written communications skills and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to work in cooperative/partnership arrangements with a variety of organizations (universities, police agencies, non-profit organizations, government entities and communities) and ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies; and a commitment to program development and innovation.
This is a full-time, 12-month Visiting Academic Professional position. For full consideration, candidates must apply and submit a letter of application, resume, and names/addresses/phone numbers of three professional references by April 26, 2013 at https://uajobs.hr.uillinois.edu/.
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The University of Illinois is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity and diversity. University Administration welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups and other candidates who will lead and contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.
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