The public university (and the state's largest employer) is hiring its first Faculty Ombudsperson. The part-time position will report the the University Provost and serve a faculty population of almost 2,500. The position has been under consideration by the UAB Faculty Senate for at least a year.
Applicants must have a master's degree or higher, and mediation/conflict resolution experience. Preferred qualifications include: Relevant experience in higher education, knowledge of its structure, policies, and practices; and an advanced degree combined with relevant dispute resolution training or Ombuds experience. No salary or deadline provided. (HigherEdJobs; UAB Faculty Senate Minutes.)