Archway Professional (McDuffie County, Georgia - Augusta Area)

Position ID: 36880
University of Georgia
Vice President for Public Affairs
Archway Partnership
Branch Campus: 
McDuffie County, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Public Service Assistant, Public Service Associate
Job Description: 


Position Information


Faculty Rank Open Rank
Posting Number 2017_00424F
Official Title Open Rank (Public Service)
Working Title Archway Professional
Title Code 55194
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Job Summary

The University of Georgia is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as the Archway Professional in McDuffie County, Georgia. The Archway Partnership’s mission is to facilitate community interaction with the University of Georgia and connect communities with University of Georgia and other higher education resources to address locally identified community and economic development needs.

The Archway Professional is the lead faculty member in the Archway Partnership community and works with community leaders to identify and address local needs. The Archway Professional’s primary responsibilities include: a) building relationships with community members and understanding UGA and other higher education resources; b) facilitating the meetings of the local Executive Committee and meetings of Issue Work Groups; c) assisting the community and the Archway Operations Coordinator in articulating and continually prioritizing community needs; d) coordinating Archway Partnership activities with other local and regional higher education institutions and state agencies; e) utilizing decision-making and problem-solving skills to identify resources and assist community work groups with accomplishing objectives; f) visiting the University of Georgia and other institutions of higher education campuses to meet with faculty, students, and administrators as needed; g) managing student and faculty involvement in local projects; h) documenting activities and program impact, including scholarly engagement as a Public Service Faculty member; and i) engaging in professional development activities relevant to community priority areas and commensurate with status as a Public Service Faculty member. The Archway Professional reports to an Archway Operations Coordinator who works collaboratively with UGA faculty to identify appropriate higher education resources to address local needs. Per recent Board of Regents’ policy, successful candidate will be required to submit to a background investigation.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree required; excellent interpersonal skills and 2-5 years of experience in community and economic development, conducting community forums, facilitating group engagement processes are also required.

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with community and economic development issues and University of Georgia schools, colleges, and institutes is desirable. Candidate should have commensurate qualifications for appointment as a Public Service faculty member. Faculty rank is based on UGA ranking policy found at

Degree Level Masters
Posting Date 08/01/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Augusta Area
Special Instructions Review of nominations and applications will begin immediately. Applications should include: 1) a letter of interest; 2) a curriculum vitae; and 3) the name, address, and phone number of three references.       
Application Procedure: 
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Community Relations (Admin code)
Public and Social Service (Admin code)
Family and Community Services
Community Awareness
Community Involvement
Economics Development and International Development
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Louis C Castenell, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II