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Adjunct Faculty - Public Administration

Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Faculty


  • Online

Franklin University invites applicants to apply for part-time Adjunct Faculty position(s) teaching one (or more) courses for our Master of Public Administration (MPA) program.  Classes are offered in an online format and are 6 weeks in length except for the 12-week capstone course.  In addition, there might be opportunities for interested candidates to teach in the Undergraduate political science program at our branch campus, Urbana University.

Position Requirements: Doctorate in Business Administration, Nonprofit Administration, Public Administration, Quality Management, or a doctorate degree in a related field with at least 18 graduate credit hours in one of these areas. Professional experience in the government or nonprofit sectors engaging in process improvement, operations, or project management activities is preferred. Prior teaching experience is preferred.

Core Courses for Master of Public Administration Program:

  • Foundations of Government & Nonprofit Administration
  • Managing Personnel & Information Systems
  • Methodological Reasoning & Quantitative Analysis
  • Management Decision Making Methods
  • Financial Management & Budgeting
  • Strategy, Collaboration & Communication
  • Leading Government & Nonprofit Organizations
  • Public Administration Capstone

*Preference is given to individuals qualified to teach one or more of these courses.

Please click below for additional information regarding the MPA program and course summaries.

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.