FGCU is hiring a University Ombuds/Assistant to the President to assist students, faculty, staff and others identify and evaluate options for resolving and managing conflicts, provide mediation services, conduct workshops on conflict management, and make referrals to other appropriate resources. Candidates should have an advanced degree with at least six years of experience in higher education. Salary is between $65,000 and $75,000. Applications must be submitted online by August 21, 2009. (FGCU Jobs, REQ#1022; Higher Ed Jobs.)
The position has been vacant since the retirement of the founding Ombuds, Charles McKinney, earlier this year. The Interim Ombuds is Melissa McIntosh, who also serves as the university's Assistant General Counsel. (FGCU Board of Trustees Resolution of Appreciation; FGCU Office of Judicial Affairs, Office of General Counsel.)
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