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Please see below career opportunities with the School.  Contact Thu Nguyen at P.T.Nguyen@asu.edu with any questions.

Business Operations Manager

61163BR

Campus: Tempe

Business Operations Manager

Job Description

The School of Politics and Global Studies within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences seeks a dynamic individual to serve as Business Operations Manager to administer and control the business operations functions of the school and to serve as an administrative resource for the Director.  These functions include budgeting, accounting, staff supervision, strategic planning, inventory control, internal procedures and other functions designated by the Director.  This position requires broad management capabilities and strategic responsibilities that require independent judgment.  The incumbent will interact with staff, faculty, and administrators at all levels of ASU and should exhibit strong abilities managing multiple tasks and priorities, demonstrating initiative, and attention to detail.  This position will report to the Director of the School.

Job Family

Business Operations

Department Name

School of Politics & Global St

Full-Time/Part-Time

Full-Time

VP Code

EXEC VP/PROVOST

Scope of Search

Open

Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$56,160 - $70,000 per year; DOE

Close Date

08-July-2020

Category

03

Essential Duties

  • Assists in preparation and/or coordination of major operational and special budgets; prepares budget projection, forecasts and analyses.
  • Prepares or participates in the preparation of financial and administrative reports; analyzes and interprets statistical, financial and management planning data for decision-making and strategic planning.
  • Administers school budget, expenditures and revenues; reviews and authorizes purchase of supplies, services, and equipment.
  • Provides monthly reconciliations on all accounts administered within the school.
  • Coordinates personnel matters such as payroll actions, classification, recruiting, new hire actions, interviewing and selecting new staff, employee grievances, or other applicable issues.
  • Oversees faculty search and waiver hire administration, workload notifications, notification of appointment process, adjunct faculty processing, and affiliate faculty processing.
  • Supervises, evaluates, and directs the work of assigned staff; leads bi-weekly staff meetings.
  • Serves as the department leaves administrator and authorized travel officer.
  • Coordinates the DTA (Department Time Administrator) duties and process bi-weekly payroll reconciliations.
  • Oversees and approves all department financial/purchasing transactions and may process reimbursements, travel, purchasing, and pcard transactions. Coordinates with IT and Facilities Management as necessary.
  • Oversees all aspects of grant post-award process and provides information/budgets as necessary for proposals; reviews and approves grant budgets in the OKED ERA system; Works with faculty on after-the-fact/effort reporting approvals.
  • Oversees unit property control, tagging items as required and working with surplus on removal. Oversees department key assignment and use.
  • Oversees foundation accounts and utilization; processes unit scholarships.
  • Coordinates internal and external audits, and prepares audit work papers.
  • Keeps informed of, interprets, and applies pertinent rules, regulations, policies and procedures set forth by university or other governing agency; informs affected staff and faculty as changes occur. Develops recommendations for implementation of procedures for daily operations of assigned functions according to established policies; prepares and updates internal manuals.
  • Represents school at meetings or conferences and serves as liaison for the school and other university administrative areas.
  • Participates in development of long-range strategic plan for the school and coordinates communication of objectives to achieve goals.
  • Provides technical and professional direction to the school as required.
  • Oversees space utilization and annual space survey, building repair and maintenance; coordinates renovation/remodeling projects.
  • Controls personnel and department records and inventory functions.
  • May assist with Academic Personnel processes for the unit as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field and six (6) years of directly related administrative experience which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR, Ten (10) years of directly related administrative experience which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of management principles and practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting and budgeting practices and principles.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to budgeting and accounting principles. Experience in developing detailed and complex budgets.
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience using ASU administrative systems (i.e. Workday, PeopleSoft, Kenexa).
  • Experience using ASU reporting Dashboards, Analytics, and queries in MyReports/AWS.
  • Experience preparing detailed financial reconciliations and expense tracking reports.
  • Experience managing, supervising and evaluating the work of assigned staff.
  • Experience working in business administration at a higher education institution.
  • Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in using organizational skills.
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Experience in working independently, exercising analytical skills, and decision making, in an environment subject to minimal direction/supervision.
  • Experience in working effectively in an environment subject to regularly changing priorities and strict deadlines requiring regular follow through of activities within assigned work.

Working Environment

  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse.
  • Stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work.
  • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds.
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
  • Communicate verbally and in writing to perform essential functions.
  • Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated computer/technology peripherals.
  • Reports directly to chair or director.
  • Supervises professional and administrative staff and regularly provides review of their performance and achievements.
  • Receives regular review of performance for achievement of established objectives

Department Statement

The School of Politics and Global Studies at ASU emphasizes research that links theory with real world issues and action through policy. The School generates and diffuses knowledge that contributes to society’s understanding of politics and governance at local, national and global levels. For more information regarding our School, please visit our website at https://pgs.clas.asu.edu.

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Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.

 

Lecturer in Political Psychology

Location

Tempe, AZ

Open Date

Mar 9, 2020

Description

The School of Politics and Global Studies (SPGS) at Arizona State University (Tempe) invites applications for a full-time, lecturer position in the area of Political Psychology. This is a fiscal year, benefits-eligible appointment that is renewable on a yearly basis contingent on performance and funding availability. The anticipated start date is July 2020.

The position is open with respect to substantive focus within the broadly defined field of political psychology. The expectations of this position include designing, developing, and teaching courses for a new online MA in Political Psychology; advising and mentoring online masters students; assisting with internships and capstone projects; and assisting with the administration of the program.

The School of Politics and Global Studies values interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship, and the successful candidates will have the opportunity to interact with the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Political Science, Psychology, or related discipline by the time of appointment; demonstrated excellence in teaching commensurate with appointment at the level of lecturer; promise in and commitment to online teaching.

Desired qualifications: demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities; experience advising students; experience teaching online courses; a research and teaching focus in political psychology.

Application Instructions

The application deadline is April 23, 2020; if not filled, then every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A complete application must include the following: a) a letter of application stating qualifications, experience, research plans, and teaching interests; b) a statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence; c) a complete curriculum vita; d) a writing sample, and e) contact information for three references.

All application materials must be received by the deadline and submitted electronically to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/74408. (We will not accept any mailed applicant material, including reference letters; this is an online, paperless search.)

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.  

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

(See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Professor and Director, School of Politics & Global Studies

Location

Tempe, AZ

Initial Deadline

November 11, 2019

Description

Arizona State University invites applications for Director of its School of Politics and Global Studies (SPGS).  The School is a multidisciplinary community of scholars and students who seek to create and disseminate knowledge contributing to society’s understanding of how politics and governance shape and influence issues and contexts at local, national, and global levels. Consistent with ASU’s goals as The New American University, SPGS emphasizes research that links theory with real-world issues. Arizona State University is a dynamic institution dedicated to interdisciplinary collaborations, rethinking university education, and integrating excellence in research, teaching, and service. Arizona State University serves more than 70,000 students across five campuses, and has a quickly growing digital immersion population. 

The Director will develop and implement a comprehensive plan for SPGS and strategic initiatives related to the faculty, staff, and students, providing leadership, vision, and the capacity to engage faculty across a range of disciplines, while sustaining a culture of collaboration both within and beyond the School, strengthening links with other academic units at ASU, and with the wider community. The Director will promote the design principles of the “New American University” fostering growth and innovation in the School’s research mission, working to attract, develop, and retain exceptional faculty members, promoting excellence in the undergraduate and graduate programs, developing interdisciplinary research and teaching initiatives, advancing entrepreneurial opportunities, and enhancing relations within and outside the university community.

SPGS includes 32 tenured/tenure-track faculty, more than 10 professors of practice, approximately 40 MA and PhD students in political science, over 120 online students in the MA in Global Security, as well as 1,600 undergraduate majors. SPGS offers bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in Political Science; bachelors degrees in Global Studies and in Politics and the Economy; and masters degrees in Global Security.  SPGS is currently launching masters degrees in International Affairs and Leadership and in Political Psychology (more information on our degree programs is available at: https://spgs.asu.edu/degree-programs)

SPGS is ranked fifth nationally in Political Science in recent National Science Foundation HERD rankings. The School hosts several vibrant research centers and facilities, including the Center for Latinas/os and American Politics Research, the Center on the Future of War, and an Experimental Lab. The School also has partnerships with the McCain Institute, New America, and The Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies. In addition, SPGS faculty have formed five research working groups:  Conflict and Human Rights, Nationalist and Ethno-religious Dynamics, Political Economy, Political Psychology, and Women and Politics.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.  

Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.   

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in political science, global studies, or a closely related field
  • Distinguished scholarly record appropriate to appointment at rank of full professor with tenure
  • Demonstrated excellence in administrative leadership
  • A commitment to engaging faculty across a range of disciplines

Desired Qualifications:

  • A proven record of promoting inclusive excellence and success among faculty and students, consistent with the principles of ASU’s Charter
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • Experience in obtaining external funding and/or building relationships with potential donors and alumni

Application Instructions

The position is available beginning July 1, 2020. Salary and start-up funding will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Review of applications will begin on November 11, 2019. If not filled, applications will be evaluated every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. Applicants must submit electronically (in MS Word or PDF format) a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a list of four references, and a brief statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence to: http://apply.interfolio.com/69201. References may be contacted at a later stage of the search and only with the candidate’s approval.  Inquiries and nominations should be directed to:  Elizabeth.Langland@asu.edu .

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

(See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Assistant Professor in Latina/o politics

Location

Tempe, AZ

Open Date

Sep 4, 2019

Description

The School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University (Tempe) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor whose research and teaching focus is on Latina/o politics, race/ethnicity and U.S. politics, broadly defined. This is an academic year, benefits-eligible appointment. The anticipated start date is August 2020.

The successful candidate will contribute to curriculum development; teach at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels as appropriate; supervisor honors, masters and doctoral students; conduct research publishable in top-tier academic journals and/or top university presses in the discipline; participate in professional and university service; and develop grant proposals for external funding as PI or co-PI.

The position is open regarding the particular substantive dimensions and theoretical perspectives emphasized, as well as methodological approach(es).  Along with the emphasis on Latina/o politics, additional consideration will be given to candidates whose scholarship incorporates analysis across various racial/ethnic groups in the U.S. and to related factors (such as class and gender), and across various realms of politics (such as institutions, behavior, and combinations thereof).

The School of Politics and Global Studies values interdisciplinary scholarship, and the successful candidates will have the opportunity to affiliate and collaborate with other schools and centers at Arizona State University. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Political Science or related discipline by the time of appointment; demonstrated excellence in research commensurate with appointment at the level of assistant professor; demonstrated potential to establish a strong, externally-funded research program; and evidence of promise in and commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Desired qualifications: demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities; a research focus with the potential to advance the mission of the School of Politics and Global Studies especially in the areas of Latina/o politics and race/ethnicity and U.S. politics; a clear record of, or clear potential for, publishing in top journals and/or top university presses.

Application Instructions

The application deadline is October 19, 2019 if not filled, then every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A complete application must include the following: a letter of application stating qualifications, experience, research plans,and teaching interests; a statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence; a complete curriculum vita; a writing sample, and contact information for three references. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. degree completed by August 1, 2020.

All application materials must be received by the deadline and submitted electronically through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/67709. (We will not accept any mailed applicant material, including reference letters; this is an online, paperless search.)

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

(See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

Assistant Professor in Conflict and Human Rights

Location

Tempe, AZ

Open Date

Sep 4, 2019

Description

The School of Politics and Global Studies (SPGS) at Arizona State University (Tempe) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of Conflict and Human Rights. This is an academic year, benefits-eligible appointment. The anticipated start date is August 2020.

The position is open with respect to theoretical orientation, substantive focus within the broadly defined area of conflict and human rights, and methodological approach. The expectations of this position include teaching courses at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels as appropriate; supervising and mentoring honors, masters and doctoral students especially in the subfields of international relations or comparative politics; developing an active research agenda with publications in top-tier academic journals; participation in professional, university, and school service.

The School of Politics and Global Studies values interdisciplinary scholarship, and the successful candidates will have the opportunity to affiliate and collaborate with other schools and centers at Arizona State University. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Political Science or related discipline by the time of appointment; demonstrated excellence in research in the area of conflict and human rights commensurate with appointment at the level of assistant professor; demonstrated potential for publishing in top internationally recognized scholarly journals and/or top university presses; the potential to establish a strong, externally-funded research program;  promise in and commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, including the ability to contribute to SPGS’s undergraduate courses offerings in political science and/or global studies and its PhD in political science.

Desired qualifications: demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities; a research and teaching focus in international relations or comparative politics with the potential to advance the interdisciplinary mission of SPGS especially in the area of conflict and human rights.

Application Instructions

The application deadline is October 19, 2019; if not filled, then every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A complete application must include the following: a letter of application stating qualifications, experience, research plans, and teaching interests; a statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence; a complete curriculum vita; a writing sample, and contact information for three references. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. degree completed by August 1, 2020.

All application materials must be received by the deadline and submitted electronically through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/67710. (We will not accept any mailed applicant material, including reference letters; this is an online, paperless search.)

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

(See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.