Job Posting

Program Chair, Public Administration


Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Faculty

Location:

  • Hybrid

Franklin University invites applicants for a full-time, year-round position of Program Chair, Public Administration.  This individual will oversee the Masters in Public Administration and the Bachelor of Science in Public Administration programs in an environment focused on teaching working adults. Franklin University is a private, independent, accredited, not-for-profit University located in Columbus, Ohio.  Preference will be given to candidates who will work an onsite hybrid schedule, but consideration will be given to candidates who work remotely with a commitment to be onsite as needed. 

Responsibilities include oversight of courses across the programs, teaching assigned courses, and hiring, mentoring, and managing adjunct faculty. Other responsibilities include scheduling and staffing of courses, and University service/committee work. Faculty members work in collaboration with instructional designers and other members of the faculty to create adult-centered active-learning courses. 

The Program Chair position requires a Doctorate in Public Administration or a closely related field of study from an institutional (formerly regional) accredited institution. Prior online teaching experience at a college or university and curriculum development experience are highly preferred.  

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 50,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

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.