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Director, Part-Time Faculty Personnel Administration

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Posting Details


Job Description Summary:

As a part of Faculty Affairs within the Office of the Provost, the Director of Part-Time Faculty leads GW’s commitment to supporting its part-time faculty and making GW a great place for part-time faculty to work. The Director serves as a resource for internal university units and part-time faculty to address part-time faculty personnel inquiries, including questions and concerns about GW’s Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with the Service Employees International Union, Local 500.

The Director is responsible for managing systems related to the personnel administration processes for all part-time faculty and developing and implementing applicable programs, policies, procedures and guidelines to support the effective compliance and administration of the part-time faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) in a manner consistent with institutional goals and objectives.

Job responsibilities include:

Monitors part-time faculty recruitment, appointments, reappointments, evaluations; reviews and approves part-time faculty non-reappointments and dismissals and monitoring compliance with salary administration policies. Promotes campus-wide compliance with the CBA and works with academic administrators and faculty to facilitate the University’s commitment to improve services and to sustain an inclusive work environment for part-time faculty; develops and maintains effective coordination and communication with Union counterparts to maintain appropriate relationships.

Reviews and monitors part-time faculty complaints, conducts investigations in collaboration with schools/departments, union counterparts and external agencies; supports administrators in informally resolving faculty complaints and in effectively preparing for grievances filed under the CBA, including collecting supporting information, drafting reports and written grievance reports.

Develops reports as needed to support the CBA and University needs; compiles and monitors data/records pertaining to part-time faculty personnel matters, complaints received, and investigations; develops and maintains appropriate part-time faculty databases.

Develops, oversees and maintains web-based tools that promote intentional and appropriate ongoing communication with part-time faculty; serves on lead project or task force team in support of part-time faculty and FRPR priorities.

Remains current on policy changes, procedural updates, and legislation changes related to part-time faculty, work with AVP to communicate changes and updates to academic administrators.

Manages the daily operations of the Part-Time Faculty department within the Office, to include budget oversight, management of the team’s schedule, ensuring that the team is fully staffed and properly trained, and conducting annual performance reviews and monitoring professional development.

Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 6 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study plus 4 years of relevant professional experience. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations, Human Resources or Organizational Development.

Experience with administering collective bargaining agreements. Experience with managerial side union relations.

Thorough knowledge of HR policies, procedures and practices, EEO and Affirmative Action policies,

Knowledge of federal and state laws as they relate to HR issues.

Demonstrated knowledge of, and ability to interpret, federal and state equal opportunity and non-discrimination laws and regulations.

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Proven ability to build alliances and to create synergistic relationships

Ability to establish a high degree of credibility and strong ethical standards

Ability to communicate and negotiate with various groups

Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

Strong project management skills (oversight of a variety of activities, attention to detail, database development, ability to motivate, work independently and meet challenging deadlines)

Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.
College/School/Department: Academic Affairs
Family Academic Affairs
Sub-Family Faculty Affairs
Stream Management
Level Level 2
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Hours Per Week: 40+
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work.
Telework: No
Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Internal Applicants Only? Yes (University Wide)
Posting Number: S006820
Job Open Date: 11/17/2017
Job Close Date:
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your salary range expectation?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Are you currently employed at the George Washington University?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents