Public Choice and Private Enterprise Undergraduate Program Director

Fargo, ND
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Mar 01, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Position Description:
The Center for the study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise ( PCPE ) seeks to hire an Undergraduate Program Director ( UPD ) who will develop, implement, and maintain the undergraduate programs for PCPE in addition to serving the department of agribusiness and applied economics as an economics lecturer. For PCPE the UPD will work with the PCPE Director to develop and administer center undergraduate programs including: Mancur Olson Scholars reading groups, PCPE research fellows, student interns, student activities (game/movie night), student travel. The UPD will develop programs for NDSU students that engage them in economic research, writing of reports and blogs, paper editing, website development/maintenance, multimedia production, center promotion, etc. As lecturer, the UPD will teach two course per semester (four courses per year) of primarily introductory economics courses. As possible, the UPD may Assist the PCPE director in the planning and execution of PCPE outreach activities to K-12 educators regarding economics curriculum.

Minimum Qualifications:
Masters degree in Economics or related field. Ability to foster undergraduate engagement in economic research. Ability to be an effective teacher at the principles of economics level. Ability to conduct student reading groups. Ability to effectively recruit students. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to be an effective manager of time and resources. Strong organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
PhD in Economics or related field. Experience teaching economics courses at the university level with evidence of success. Experience with undergraduate extracurricular activities. Experience with student reading groups. Experience guiding student research. Experience managing and/or supervising employees or student workers. Interest and ability in teaching the new "Market Values" course. Knowledge of K-12 economic education and curriculum development.

Open Until Filled: Yes
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
No Smoking Notice:
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. • 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran's Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Fargo, ND

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. If yes, list exact dates of service:
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
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    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  6. If Other, please specify:
    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  2. Veterans Administration Letter
  3. Other Document 1