The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) is a division of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU). As the nation's oldest and one of the most prestigious research universities, Johns Hopkins offers high-quality master's degrees and post-baccalaureate education to students in the mid-Atlantic region and online. In addition to the online programs, AAP also offers master's degrees and graduate certificate programs at its Washington, DC Center and at the Homewood campus in Baltimore, MD. AAP has approximately 18,000 enrollments each academic year. JHU is committed to hiring candidates who, through their teaching and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) division seeks a Faculty Program Director to teach in and provide administrative leadership to the M.S. in Intelligence Analysis and the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Intelligence programs. These programs are part of the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies (CAGS) which is comprised of seven master's degree and three graduate certificate programs. The Center also includes the following programs: M.A. in Government, M.S. in Data Analytics and Policy, M.A. in Public Management, M.A. in Global Security Studies, M.S. in Geospatial Intelligence, M.A. in NGO Management; Certificate in Government Analytics, and the Certificate in Nonprofit Management. These programs educate students who wish to apply rigorous academic concepts to policy-related careers.
Of particular interest are candidates who have experience teaching and engaging students from diverse backgrounds. The Program Director is a full-time, non-tenure-track, 12-month renewable faculty position with the academic title of Senior Lecturer. The Faculty Program Director will have significant interaction/collaboration with the Director of the Center and the Associate Director of CAGS, as well as with the Associate Dean for AAP, other Program Directors, Program Coordinators, AAP staff, and administrators. The Program Director reports to the Associate Dean for AAP, the Center Director, and the Program Chair for Governmental Studies. This position is expected to begin July 1, 2021. The Program Director will have the following faculty and administrative responsibilities:
Teaching 4 graduate courses per year, including the preparation for and time spent in the classroom (online or onsite), using best practices for online teaching, engaging and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds in the learning process, responding to student questions;
Advising students, including capstone advising for the master's program;
Providing innovative leadership for curriculum design and new course development to ensure the growth and delivery of quality programs; and
Other academic duties normally performed by full-time faculty, such as participating on committees, attending academic events, or contributing to other academic service.
Providing overall supervision for the M.S. in Intelligence Analysis and Certificate in Intelligence, including shared management with the Center Director for the programs;
Leading some full-time faculty, adjunct faculty development, hiring, and evaluation;
Overseeing program admissions processes, including reviewing and approving prospect admission materials;
Coordinating program promotion and outreach, including interacting with outside groups and developing external / internal partnerships;
Coordinating with staff in student and faculty services, online education, marketing, finance, and enrollment services departments on operational issues related to program administration;
Other administrative duties as assigned.
Ph.D. or other terminal degree (e.g., J.D.) in a relevant field to Intelligence Studies;
3 or more years of higher education teaching experience, preferably including online teaching and at the graduate level;
3 or more years of related professional work with the Intelligence Community (IC), preferably at the national/strategic level, including combatant commands;
3 or more years of management or leadership experience in an Associate Director or similar related position;
The ability to teach a variety of courses in intelligence studies, such as intelligence analysis, legal and ethical issues in intelligence, intelligence leadership, strategic culture analysis, and critical thinking and analysis;
Demonstrated track record of excellence in teaching.
5 or more years of higher education teaching experience preferably both onsite and online and at the graduate level;
More than 3 years of professional work experience with the IC preferably at the national/strategic level, including combatant commands; or more than 3 years of post-Ph.D. participation in the academic field of intelligence studies with a concomitant publication record;
A record of scholarly or professional publications or analogous classified work;
Strong organizational skills;
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with competing demands and multiple deadlines;
Excellent oral and written communication skills; and
Experience managing a degree or certificate program.
The position will remain open until filled.
Candidates must submit the following:
A cover letter
3 references and their contact information
Teaching evaluations for the most recent two semesters, preferably covering both onsite and online instruction.
The selected candidate will be expected to undergo a background check and to submit proof of educational attainment.
Internal Number: A-85064-2
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