Blacks In Government (BIG)

Blacks In Government (BIG) BIG's goals are to promote EQUITY in all aspects of American life, EXCELLENCE in public service, and OPPORTUNITY for all Americans. Blacks In Government® (BIG) was established in 1975 and incorporated in 1976 by a small group of African Americans at the Public Health Services which is a part of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare in the Parklawn building in Rockville, Maryland.

The organization was viewed as essential to the Black civil service employee, based on a wide assortment of racially motivated problems faced by the HEW Black employees in Rockville. Initially, it was thought that the umbrella organization would address only the problems at the Federal level. However, it was soon determined that State, County, and Municipal Black employees were faced with the same

The organization was viewed as essential to the Black civil service employee, based on a wide assortment of racially motivated problems faced by the HEW Black employees in Rockville. Initially, it was thought that the umbrella organization would address only the problems at the Federal level. However, it was soon determined that State, County, and Municipal Black employees were faced with the same

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08/31/2021

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FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President, Blacks In Government

SUBJECT: Coast 2 Coast Fitness Challenge

To find out more or to register, visit geha.coasttocoastwellness.com

What is Coast to Coast?

Coast to Coast is a six-week activity challenge that allows you to journey to some of America’s most popular attractions as you record health behaviors.
Registration dates: August 9 – September 6
Program dates: 6-weeks; August 30 – October 10

How does it work?

Each day you’ll visit a new attraction, earning points and road signs as you record physical activity plus sleep and acts of kindness. And you’ll answer a fun trivia question, learn why each attraction should be on your places-to-see list, and collect bumper stickers to commemorate your visit

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FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President, Blacks In Government

SUBJECT: Coast 2 Coast Fitness Challenge

To find out more or to register, visit geha.coasttocoastwellness.com

What is Coast to Coast?

Coast to Coast is a six-week activity challenge that allows you to journey to some of America’s most popular attractions as you record health behaviors.
Registration dates: August 9 – September 6
Program dates: 6-weeks; August 30 – October 10

How does it work?

Each day you’ll visit a new attraction, earning points and road signs as you record physical activity plus sleep and acts of kindness. And you’ll answer a fun trivia question, learn why each attraction should be on your places-to-see list, and collect bumper stickers to commemorate your visit

08/25/2021
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FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President

SUBJECT: Health Disparities in the African American Community in the Era of COVID 19

Moderator
Dr. Beverly Lyn-Cook
BIG Health and Wellness Chairperson

Cardiovascular and Obesity in the African American Community- Nicole Farmer, MD Internal Medicine and a Staff Scientist at NIH Clinical Center.

Cancers and Obesity in the African American Community- Sulma Mohammed, DVM, MS, PhD-Purdue University-Department of Pathobiology.

Diabetes and Its Complications during COVID 19 Infections- Beverly Lyn-Cook, PhD, National Center for Toxicological Research.

Panel Discussion

Introduction of the “ BIG Coast to Coast Health Wellness Challenge”
Health and Wellness Forum
Date: August 25, 2021, 10:00am EST
Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87916541300

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08/02/2021

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BIG 2021 National Training Institute (NTI) Zoom Special Events will be from August 23 - 26, 2021 at various times. Please register in advance for each event, RSVP at [email protected].

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BIG 2021 National Training Institute (NTI) Zoom Special Events will be from August 23 - 26, 2021 at various times. Please register in advance for each event, RSVP at [email protected].

#bignational #thinkbigBIG 42nd Annual National Training Institute (NTI) Gospel Concert will be on August 25 at 6:30PM to...
08/02/2021

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BIG 42nd Annual National Training Institute (NTI) Gospel Concert will be on August 25 at 6:30PM to 8:30PM. Please Pre-Register at [email protected].

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BIG 42nd Annual National Training Institute (NTI) Gospel Concert will be on August 25 at 6:30PM to 8:30PM. Please Pre-Register at [email protected].

#bignational #thinkbig FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National PresidentSUBJECT:  Helpful Tips When Registering...
08/02/2021

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FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President

SUBJECT: Helpful Tips When Registering for the 2021 BIG Virtual NTI

Helpful tips when registering for the 2021 BIG Virtual NTI

· The registration portal can be found on the www.bignet.org website

· Copy the reference number as it will be your registration record along with the email entered.

· Go ahead and enter all information that has the red asterisk beside it as it is mandatory information.

· If you get timed out of the system, click on the link at the bottom of the notification.

o Select new record
o Type in email used to create the account
o Hit next and everything you previously entered should still be in the system.
o Continue with your registration.

· Attendees can create the registration record with all their information and complete everything up to the point where the credit card information is requested.

o The credit card holder should be provided the email and the reference/ID number generated when the record was corrected so they can access the document and enter the information. If you have problems doing this, contact registration at [email protected]

· Select your workshops

o You will be able to change your workshops and select the ones you would like to attend if someone else has registered for you and randomly selected sessions when you receive the confirmation email. Select the “modify registrations” link.

· If you are seeking assistance from the Registration Team, please provide the following:

o completed NTI registration form. The form must include the name, title, address, telephone number and email; or a completed form 182 with billing and purchase order information if you are paying purchase order.

**Special Note:
CDC is having problems registering applicants into the online system due to internal firewalls that is blocking them from registering and receiving receipts and confirmations. In order for CDC to complete their own registrations, the on-line process will have to be completed on a private/personal computer or they will have to be sent to the BIG registration team for processing.

DOD is having problems receiving confirmations and system generated receipts due to them going through a major change affecting their email addresses. Confirmations and receipts are generated immediately, therefore, we are notifying the individuals that we process to inform us if receipts have not been received within an hour so that we can request one be emailed to them separately.

One of America's Most Influential Organizations

"Thank You For Thinking BIG!"

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FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President

SUBJECT: Helpful Tips When Registering for the 2021 BIG Virtual NTI

Helpful tips when registering for the 2021 BIG Virtual NTI

· The registration portal can be found on the www.bignet.org website

· Copy the reference number as it will be your registration record along with the email entered.

· Go ahead and enter all information that has the red asterisk beside it as it is mandatory information.

· If you get timed out of the system, click on the link at the bottom of the notification.

o Select new record
o Type in email used to create the account
o Hit next and everything you previously entered should still be in the system.
o Continue with your registration.

· Attendees can create the registration record with all their information and complete everything up to the point where the credit card information is requested.

o The credit card holder should be provided the email and the reference/ID number generated when the record was corrected so they can access the document and enter the information. If you have problems doing this, contact registration at [email protected]

· Select your workshops

o You will be able to change your workshops and select the ones you would like to attend if someone else has registered for you and randomly selected sessions when you receive the confirmation email. Select the “modify registrations” link.

· If you are seeking assistance from the Registration Team, please provide the following:

o completed NTI registration form. The form must include the name, title, address, telephone number and email; or a completed form 182 with billing and purchase order information if you are paying purchase order.

**Special Note:
CDC is having problems registering applicants into the online system due to internal firewalls that is blocking them from registering and receiving receipts and confirmations. In order for CDC to complete their own registrations, the on-line process will have to be completed on a private/personal computer or they will have to be sent to the BIG registration team for processing.

DOD is having problems receiving confirmations and system generated receipts due to them going through a major change affecting their email addresses. Confirmations and receipts are generated immediately, therefore, we are notifying the individuals that we process to inform us if receipts have not been received within an hour so that we can request one be emailed to them separately.

One of America's Most Influential Organizations

"Thank You For Thinking BIG!"

#bignational #thinkbig FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President, Blacks In Government SUBJECT:  [REGIS...
07/22/2021

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FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President, Blacks In Government

SUBJECT: [REGISTER NOW] Building Strategies for Resilient Workers

It’s clear that the pandemic has changed the way we think about life-work balance and productivity. As agencies wrestle with effective post-reentry policies, assessing the state of employee engagement and what it means to the future of work is paramount.

Join Management Concepts on Wednesday, July 28th for a panel discussion helping both managers and employees identify:

Leadership tools to foster empathy and compassion for a trusting workplace

Building a whole-person workplace to attract, retain, and engage best talent

Actionable plan to help develop custom-fit solutions for your agencies and employees

Strategies for building high-performance teams

This interactive discussion will feature Mika J. Cross and Scott J. Behson both highly sought-after workplace experts.

Copy and paste link below to register today!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-strategies-for-resilient-workers-registration-162603339967?aff=0721workforceBIG

One of America's Most Influential Organizations

"Thank You For Thinking BIG!"

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FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President, Blacks In Government

SUBJECT: [REGISTER NOW] Building Strategies for Resilient Workers

It’s clear that the pandemic has changed the way we think about life-work balance and productivity. As agencies wrestle with effective post-reentry policies, assessing the state of employee engagement and what it means to the future of work is paramount.

Join Management Concepts on Wednesday, July 28th for a panel discussion helping both managers and employees identify:

Leadership tools to foster empathy and compassion for a trusting workplace

Building a whole-person workplace to attract, retain, and engage best talent

Actionable plan to help develop custom-fit solutions for your agencies and employees

Strategies for building high-performance teams

This interactive discussion will feature Mika J. Cross and Scott J. Behson both highly sought-after workplace experts.

Copy and paste link below to register today!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-strategies-for-resilient-workers-registration-162603339967?aff=0721workforceBIG

One of America's Most Influential Organizations

"Thank You For Thinking BIG!"

#bignational #thinkbig FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President, Blacks In Government SUBJECT:  Manage...
07/22/2021

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FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President, Blacks In Government

SUBJECT: Management Concepts Two-Day Leadership Course

Pre-registration Form link below

https://files.constantcontact.com/e9a1ad33201/d2a39f23-077c-40f4-aac1-b0c697f56b86.pdf

One of America's Most Influential Organizations

"Thank You For Thinking BIG!"

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FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President, Blacks In Government

SUBJECT: Management Concepts Two-Day Leadership Course

Pre-registration Form link below

https://files.constantcontact.com/e9a1ad33201/d2a39f23-077c-40f4-aac1-b0c697f56b86.pdf

One of America's Most Influential Organizations

"Thank You For Thinking BIG!"

#bignational #thinkbig FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National PresidentSUBJECT:  2021 Annual National Training...
07/22/2021

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FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President

SUBJECT: 2021 Annual National Training Assistance Program

Per the Resolution adopted at the 2002 National Delegates Assembly, and the Board of Director's revision to Policy 1:26, "provide training registration assistance for one (1) member of Blacks In Government from each chapter as recommended by the chapter officers. Chapter registrations are transferable within their respective region."

Eligibility Criteria:

1. The Chapter’s General Membership shall be the reviewing and approving officials with the Chapter President's written concurrence on the submissions.

2. Applicants must be a current financial member of the National Organization of BIG, as evidenced through the BIG’s Impexium Database prior to selection.

3. Applicants are not eligible to receive annual training assistance for two (2) consecutive years unless all other eligible applicants have received assistance.

4. National Officers, elected or appointed are ineligible to receive assistance.

5. Personal financial status or disapproval by employer for funds shall have no bearing upon eligibility.

6. Chapters shall require each applicant to submit a registration form and a statement on how attending the 2021 National Training Institute will enhance their professional and/or personal development.

7. Chapters shall submit a package containing the registration form and statement for the applicant chosen, and the selection criteria utilized by the chapter. This package must be received by August 2, 2021, late submission will not be counted, and should be emailed directly to the National Membership Chair, Jerry E. Jackson at [email protected].

8. When the National Membership Chair has verified membership, notification shall be forwarded to the selectee, and their Chapter President. Each chapter's all-inclusive Training Assistance package must be received by August 2, 2021, and please email all completed packages to the National Membership Chair at [email protected].

If you have questions, regarding the assistance program, please contact the National Membership Chair at [email protected] or (301) 752-9850.

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FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President

SUBJECT: 2021 Annual National Training Assistance Program

Per the Resolution adopted at the 2002 National Delegates Assembly, and the Board of Director's revision to Policy 1:26, "provide training registration assistance for one (1) member of Blacks In Government from each chapter as recommended by the chapter officers. Chapter registrations are transferable within their respective region."

Eligibility Criteria:

1. The Chapter’s General Membership shall be the reviewing and approving officials with the Chapter President's written concurrence on the submissions.

2. Applicants must be a current financial member of the National Organization of BIG, as evidenced through the BIG’s Impexium Database prior to selection.

3. Applicants are not eligible to receive annual training assistance for two (2) consecutive years unless all other eligible applicants have received assistance.

4. National Officers, elected or appointed are ineligible to receive assistance.

5. Personal financial status or disapproval by employer for funds shall have no bearing upon eligibility.

6. Chapters shall require each applicant to submit a registration form and a statement on how attending the 2021 National Training Institute will enhance their professional and/or personal development.

7. Chapters shall submit a package containing the registration form and statement for the applicant chosen, and the selection criteria utilized by the chapter. This package must be received by August 2, 2021, late submission will not be counted, and should be emailed directly to the National Membership Chair, Jerry E. Jackson at [email protected].

8. When the National Membership Chair has verified membership, notification shall be forwarded to the selectee, and their Chapter President. Each chapter's all-inclusive Training Assistance package must be received by August 2, 2021, and please email all completed packages to the National Membership Chair at [email protected].

If you have questions, regarding the assistance program, please contact the National Membership Chair at [email protected] or (301) 752-9850.

#thinkbig #bignationalFROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President, Blacks In Government SUBJECT: 2021 Dar...
07/22/2021

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FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President, Blacks In Government

SUBJECT: 2021 Darlene H. Young Leadership Academy (DYLA) Graduation

Time: Aug 28, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

Join Zoom Meeting
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Meeting ID: 898 1054 5869
Passcode: 896457

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"Thank You For Thinking BIG!"

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FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President, Blacks In Government

SUBJECT: 2021 Darlene H. Young Leadership Academy (DYLA) Graduation

Time: Aug 28, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

Join Zoom Meeting
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Meeting ID: 898 1054 5869
Passcode: 896457

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#thinkbig #bignational FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President, Blacks In Government SUBJECT: Coast 2 Coast Fitness Challenge To find out more or to register, visit geha.coasttocoastwellness.com What is Coast to Coast? Coast to Coast is a six-week activity challenge that allows you to journey to some of America’s most popular attractions as you record health behaviors. Registration dates: August 9 – September 6 Program dates: 6-weeks; August 30 – October 10 How does it work? Each day you’ll visit a new attraction, earning points and road signs as you record physical activity plus sleep and acts of kindness. And you’ll answer a fun trivia question, learn why each attraction should be on your places-to-see list, and collect bumper stickers to commemorate your visit
#thinkbig #bignational FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President SUBJECT: Health Disparities in the African American Community in the Era of COVID 19 Moderator Dr. Beverly Lyn-Cook BIG Health and Wellness Chairperson Cardiovascular and Obesity in the African American Community- Nicole Farmer, MD Internal Medicine and a Staff Scientist at NIH Clinical Center. Cancers and Obesity in the African American Community- Sulma Mohammed, DVM, MS, PhD-Purdue University-Department of Pathobiology. Diabetes and Its Complications during COVID 19 Infections- Beverly Lyn-Cook, PhD, National Center for Toxicological Research. Panel Discussion Introduction of the “ BIG Coast to Coast Health Wellness Challenge” Health and Wellness Forum Date: August 25, 2021, 10:00am EST Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87916541300 One of America's Most Influential Organizations "Thank You For Thinking BIG!
#bignational #thinkbig BIG 2021 National Training Institute (NTI) Zoom Special Events will be from August 23 - 26, 2021 at various times. Please register in advance for each event, RSVP at [email protected].
#bignational #thinkbig BIG 42nd Annual National Training Institute (NTI) Gospel Concert will be on August 25 at 6:30PM to 8:30PM. Please Pre-Register at [email protected].
#bignational #thinkbig FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President SUBJECT: Helpful Tips When Registering for the 2021 BIG Virtual NTI Helpful tips when registering for the 2021 BIG Virtual NTI · The registration portal can be found on the www.bignet.org website · Copy the reference number as it will be your registration record along with the email entered. · Go ahead and enter all information that has the red asterisk beside it as it is mandatory information. · If you get timed out of the system, click on the link at the bottom of the notification. o Select new record o Type in email used to create the account o Hit next and everything you previously entered should still be in the system. o Continue with your registration. · Attendees can create the registration record with all their information and complete everything up to the point where the credit card information is requested. o The credit card holder should be provided the email and the reference/ID number generated when the record was corrected so they can access the document and enter the information. If you have problems doing this, contact registration at [email protected] · Select your workshops o You will be able to change your workshops and select the ones you would like to attend if someone else has registered for you and randomly selected sessions when you receive the confirmation email. Select the “modify registrations” link. · If you are seeking assistance from the Registration Team, please provide the following: o completed NTI registration form. The form must include the name, title, address, telephone number and email; or a completed form 182 with billing and purchase order information if you are paying purchase order. **Special Note: CDC is having problems registering applicants into the online system due to internal firewalls that is blocking them from registering and receiving receipts and confirmations. In order for CDC to complete their own registrations, the on-line process will have to be completed on a private/personal computer or they will have to be sent to the BIG registration team for processing. DOD is having problems receiving confirmations and system generated receipts due to them going through a major change affecting their email addresses. Confirmations and receipts are generated immediately, therefore, we are notifying the individuals that we process to inform us if receipts have not been received within an hour so that we can request one be emailed to them separately. One of America's Most Influential Organizations "Thank You For Thinking BIG!"
#bignational #thinkbig FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President, Blacks In Government SUBJECT: [REGISTER NOW] Building Strategies for Resilient Workers It’s clear that the pandemic has changed the way we think about life-work balance and productivity. As agencies wrestle with effective post-reentry policies, assessing the state of employee engagement and what it means to the future of work is paramount. Join Management Concepts on Wednesday, July 28th for a panel discussion helping both managers and employees identify: Leadership tools to foster empathy and compassion for a trusting workplace Building a whole-person workplace to attract, retain, and engage best talent Actionable plan to help develop custom-fit solutions for your agencies and employees Strategies for building high-performance teams This interactive discussion will feature Mika J. Cross and Scott J. Behson both highly sought-after workplace experts. Copy and paste link below to register today! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-strategies-for-resilient-workers-registration-162603339967?aff=0721workforceBIG One of America's Most Influential Organizations "Thank You For Thinking BIG!"
#bignational #thinkbig FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President, Blacks In Government SUBJECT: Management Concepts Two-Day Leadership Course Pre-registration Form link below https://files.constantcontact.com/e9a1ad33201/d2a39f23-077c-40f4-aac1-b0c697f56b86.pdf One of America's Most Influential Organizations "Thank You For Thinking BIG!"
#bignational #thinkbig FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President SUBJECT: 2021 Annual National Training Assistance Program Per the Resolution adopted at the 2002 National Delegates Assembly, and the Board of Director's revision to Policy 1:26, "provide training registration assistance for one (1) member of Blacks In Government from each chapter as recommended by the chapter officers. Chapter registrations are transferable within their respective region." Eligibility Criteria: 1. The Chapter’s General Membership shall be the reviewing and approving officials with the Chapter President's written concurrence on the submissions. 2. Applicants must be a current financial member of the National Organization of BIG, as evidenced through the BIG’s Impexium Database prior to selection. 3. Applicants are not eligible to receive annual training assistance for two (2) consecutive years unless all other eligible applicants have received assistance. 4. National Officers, elected or appointed are ineligible to receive assistance. 5. Personal financial status or disapproval by employer for funds shall have no bearing upon eligibility. 6. Chapters shall require each applicant to submit a registration form and a statement on how attending the 2021 National Training Institute will enhance their professional and/or personal development. 7. Chapters shall submit a package containing the registration form and statement for the applicant chosen, and the selection criteria utilized by the chapter. This package must be received by August 2, 2021, late submission will not be counted, and should be emailed directly to the National Membership Chair, Jerry E. Jackson at [email protected]. 8. When the National Membership Chair has verified membership, notification shall be forwarded to the selectee, and their Chapter President. Each chapter's all-inclusive Training Assistance package must be received by August 2, 2021, and please email all completed packages to the National Membership Chair at [email protected]. If you have questions, regarding the assistance program, please contact the National Membership Chair at bigmembershi[email protected] or (301) 752-9850.
#thinkbig #bignational FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President, Blacks In Government SUBJECT: 2021 Darlene H. Young Leadership Academy (DYLA) Graduation Time: Aug 28, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89810545869?pwd=ZXFmS1VXY2VaREt3NUc4V0FaT1hVdz09 Meeting ID: 898 1054 5869 Passcode: 896457 One of America's Most Influential Organizations "Thank You For Thinking BIG!"
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#thinkbig #bignational FROM: Honorable Shirley A. Jones, Esq., National President, Blacks In Government SUBJECT: Job Announcement: Director of Operations Summary The Air University (AU) Commander and President invites applications for the position of Director of Operations. AU is the lead agent for Department of the Air Force education. The AU Director of Operations manages, integrates and synchronizes the efforts of AU’s schools, centers and staff to achieve the AU mission of educating and developing Air, Space and Cyberspace leaders in support of the National Defense Strategy. Working closely with the AU Chief Academic Officer, the Director of Operations provides long-term perspective and operational direction supporting the AU President and the leaders of AU’s eleven schools and centers whose resident and distant learning programs produce 130,000 graduates annually. Responsibilities The Director of Operations works collaboratively with AU leaders in the management and governance of education, research, outreach, and doctrine development. This position develops policies and directs actions to support integration and synchronization of AU programs in the areas of scheduling, production and plans. The Director of Operations also ensures academic services functions (Library, Registrar, AU Press, Teaching and Learning Center, Sponsored Programs office and AU’s Innovation Accelerator) meet the needs of faculty, staff and students. The incumbent teaches in at least one of AU’s graduate-level military studies programs. Successful applicants will have proven skills leading and managing in large, complex organizations, applying program and process-management techniques and employing metrics. While a terminal degree is desired, applicants must at least have earned a masters degree in an area relevant to military or strategic studies. Deadline date: 07/19/2021 For questions about this position, please contact AU’s Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Mark Conversino at (email) [email protected] or (phone) 334-953-2985. Click on the link to apply for the position: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/604534500 One of America's Most Influential Organizations "Thank You For Thinking BIG!"