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  • Alex Greer
    Alex Greer
    M.S. and B.A. '15 - Experience in quick response fieldwork, teaching emergency management.
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  • Andrew Haines
    Andrew Haines
    MPA '03 – An accomplished local governmental leader and elected official.
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  • Chunjing Liu
    Chunjing Liu
    M.S. '14 – On the front lines of marine disaster mitigation through effective policy planning in China.
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  • Cimone Philpotts
    Cimone Philpotts
    MPA '13 - Assistantship and Legislative Fellows experiences enrich doctoral student's blossoming career
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  • Gwen Angalet
    Gwen Angalet
    Ph.D. '00 - Ensuring programmatic and research opportunities for the promotion of children's health.
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  • Hira Rashid
    Hira Rashid
    M.A. '15 – Fulbright scholar now in the Ph.D. program studying global health economics and urbanization.
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  • Hsien-Ho (Ray) Chang
    Hsien-Ho (Ray) Chang
    Ph.D. '15 - Utilizing his knowledge of disaster science to educate students on fire and emergency management.
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  • James B. Goetschius
    James B. Goetschius
    Ph.D. '14 - Serves in the U.S. Army improving health care facilities in the eastern United States.
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  • Jenna Ahner
    Jenna Ahner
    B.A. and MPA '14 - Provides support for legislative and external affairs.
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  • John Carney
    John Carney
    MPA '86 – Newly elected Governor of the State of Delaware
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  • Kelsey Edmond
    Kelsey Edmond
    M.S. '14 - OCL program prepared her for success in the MPA program in pursuit of an interdisciplinary career.
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  • Lindsey Interlante
    Lindsey Interlante
    MPA '07 - Advocates for enriched, hands-on learning experiences at higher education institutions.
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  • Mark Rucci
    Mark Rucci
    B.A. and MPA '15 – Continuing his public policy education internationally.
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  • Meredith Rubin
    Meredith Rubin
    B.A. '11 - Practicing leadership and collaboration in the financial services sector.
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  • Paige Gugerty
    Paige Gugerty
    B.A. '15 - Coordinating electronic connections bewteen healthcare providers and resources.
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  • Paul Ruiz
    Paul Ruiz
    B.A. and M.A. '13 - Advocating for alternative fuels and reducing America's dependence on oil.
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  • Stephanie Ottino
    Stephanie Ottino
    B.S. '11 - Executing leadership skills in higher education.
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  • Tom DeWire
    Tom DeWire
    MPA '04 - Developing strategies for education systems to improve student achievement.
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  • Yuliya Brel
    Yuliya Brel
    M.A. '15 - Continuing her public policy education and assisting with research at the University of Delaware.
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  • Megan Wakelee
    Megan Wakelee
    B.S. '11 - Executing leadership in a corporate setting.
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  • Zack Adinoff
    Zack Adinoff
    M.S. '13 - Experience in coordinating public safety, logistics, planning, and general disaster continuity.
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  • Jissell Martinez
    Jissell Martinez
    MPA '10 - Manages fiscal affairs and serves as a liaison for the Dept of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
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  • Scott Beale
    Scott Beale
    MPA '07 - Successful nonprofit entrepreneur with experience in diplomacy and national politics.
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  • Matthew Garlipp
    Matthew Garlipp
    B.A. '13 - Enabling federal transparency and accountability via open, accessible, and standardized budget data
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  • Merritt Burke IV
    Merritt Burke IV
    MPA '98 - Various experiences in town management and community involvement.
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  • Ryan Burke
    Ryan Burke
    Ph.D. '15 - Vast experience with military strategy and conducting military research.
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  • Allison Becker
    Allison Becker
    B.A. '13 and M.A. '15 - Experienced and published media policy researcher.
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  • Serita Porter
    Serita Porter
    M.A. '15 - Continuing her behavioral health education at the University of Delaware.
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  • Kirsten Jones
    Kirsten Jones
    M.A. '16 - Contributing to policies that strengthen transportation and trade in New York and New Jersey.
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  • Elizabeth Burland
    Elizabeth Burland
    M.A. '15 - Studying for a doctoral degree in Sociology and Public Policy at the University of Michigan.
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  • Elizabeth Lockman
    Elizabeth Lockman
    M.A. '15 - Delaware state senator with roots in advocacy.
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  • Thomas Martin
    Thomas Martin
    Ph.D. '14 - Directing the M.S. in Health Informatics program in the College of Public Health at Temple Univ.
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  • Savannah Edwards
    Savannah Edwards
    MPA '17 - Planning for sustainable and complete communities in Delaware and Maryland.
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  • Scott Murphy Eisenhart
    Scott Murphy Eisenhart
    MPA '17 - Legislative aide credits SPPA experience for helping him excel in the world of politics and policy.
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  • Taylor Hawk
    Taylor Hawk
    MPA '17 - Graduate's policy analysis and research aims to improve education funding.
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  • Evan Miller
    Evan Miller
    MPA '17 - Local Government Management Fellowship kickstarts graduate's professional career
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  • Natasha R. Nau
    Natasha R. Nau
    MPA '12 - Advocating for efficient resource allocation and streamlined service delivery in local government.
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  • Jeremy Rothwell
    Jeremy Rothwell
    M.A. '14, HP Cert '15 - Technical review of all city site-plans, subdivision and building permit applications.
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  • Mark D. Stevens
    Mark D. Stevens
    MPA '09 – Integral in the leadership and financial management of federal agencies.
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  • Angela Gladwell
    Angela Gladwell
    M.A. ’98 – Instrumental in environmental planning and federal emergency management decision making.
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  • Courtney Mogavero
    Courtney Mogavero
    B.S. '12 – Translating leadership education into a successful early career path in major tech corporations.
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  • Janet Sheridan
    Janet Sheridan
    M.A. '07 - Providing heritage preservation services, and cultural landscape research in southern New Jersey.
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  • Melanie Ross Levin
    Melanie Ross Levin
    B.A. and MPA '05 – Developing education and advocacy campaigns on public policy relating to women's issues.
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  • Dená Brummer
    Dená Brummer
    MPA '05 – Successful private sector business partner drawing upon public sector experiences.
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  • Eric Johnson
    Eric Johnson
    Ph.D. '03 – Revitalizing a community through the application of theory and practical experience.
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  • David Rudder
    David Rudder
    Ph.D. '03 – Practicing effective leadership to academic programs that promote service to the community.
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  • Erin Kennedy
    Erin Kennedy
    MPA '06 – Drives health care organizations towards improving quality of patient care and clinical outcomes.
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  • Tom Friedman
    Tom Friedman
    MPA '07 – Manages government relations, strategic & financial plan, and policy analysis for State Health Plan.
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  • Mike Morton
    Mike Morton
    MPA '86 – Oversees budgetary analysis and legislative information systems for the Delaware General Assembly.
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  • Jonathan Kirch
    Jonathan Kirch
    MPA '07 – Advocating for public policy that promotes better health for all Americans.
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  • Albert Shields
    Albert Shields
    MPA '07 – Developing strategies to best communicate Governor Carney's positions on diverse policy issues.
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  • Kim Gomes
    Kim Gomes
    MPA '04 – Strategically lobbying for client interests on a number of policy issues.
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  • Erika Farris
    Erika Farris
    M.A. '09 – Developing policies to better manage water drainage and promote environmental sustainability.
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  • Mike Fortner
    Mike Fortner
    MPA '02 – Overseeing city planning for housing, land use, economic development, and transportation.
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  • Emily Gonce
    Emily Gonce
    MPA '02 – Leading lobbying efforts to show members of Congress the value of life insurance to constituents.
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  • Bill Clark
    Bill Clark
    MPA '03 – Supervising a team of consultants to support projects for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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  • Anastasia Kuzmina
    Anastasia Kuzmina
    MPA '02 – Supporting two general managers with product and employee management in 14 countries.
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  • Barrett Edwards
    Barrett Edwards
    MPA '06 – Assisting municipalities with legal issues including planning, human resources, and finance.
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  • Benjamin Attia
    Benjamin Attia
    MEEP'16 - Research and consulting on market trends in solar photvoltaics markets in Africa and the Middle East
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  • Wei-Ming Chen
    Wei-Ming Chen
    Conducting renewable energy and electricity market researches
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  • Michelle Kung
    Michelle Kung
    PHDUAPP'14 - Promoting innovation and technology through mentoring and investing technology startups
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City Manager, City of Delaware City, Delaware<p>​The City of Delaware City is hiring a City Manager.<br></p><p>NATURE OF WORK PERFORMED: Acts as the chief administrative officer of the City, and is responsible to the Mayor and Council of Delaware City for proper administration of the affairs of the City placed in his/her charge by or under the Charter of the City of Delaware City. Reports at each regular City meeting on activities and achievements of prior month. Makes appointments and hires employees. Directs and supervises the administration of all departments, officers and agencies of the City. Attends Council Meetings and ensures faithful execution of all laws, ordinances, provisions of the Charter of the City of Delaware City, and acts of the Mayor and Council. Prepares and submits the annual operating budget, capital plan and capital budget, and reports on the financial and administrative activities of the City at the close of the fiscal year. Advises, and makes recommendations to, Mayor and Council as to the financial condition and future needs of the City. Responsible for collection of taxes, assessments, rentals, license fees and other charges due to City. Executes agreements, contracts, bonds, deeds, leases and other necessary documents when authorized by Council on behalf of the City. Performs all related work as required and as more fully set forth in the Charter of the City of Delaware City.</p>77
Research Associate, American Planning Association (Chicago, Illinois, or Washington, D.C.)<p>Put your planning degree to work in APA's Research and Advisory Services Department! APA's applied research program draws on the expertise of staff, APA members, allied professionals, and partner organizations to identify, evaluate, and disseminate local and regional solutions to challenges associated with community growth and change. Research activities at APA are supported by grants from foundations, nongovernmental organizations, and government agencies, as well as subscription revenues and member dues. Most sponsored projects involve collaboration between our in-house research staff and outside researchers, authors, or academics. This work results in the creation of resources such as best practices guidance manuals, PAS reports, webinars, symposia, and training workshops.​</p>80
Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Analyst, State of Delaware Legislative Council/Research (Dover, Delaware)<p>​A class incumbent performs comprehensive studies in support of the Joint Legislative Oversight and Sunset Committee (JLOSC).  The JLOSC performs periodic legislative review of State agencies, boards or commissions to determine if an agency is effectively performing to meet the needs of the public.  A significant aspect of the duties involves working closely with State agencies, boards and commissions to analyze and gather data on policies, procedures and operational practices in order to recommend improvements and alternative methods that strengthen and support each agency in meeting their goals and objectives.</p><p>To apply, visit the <a href="">original job posting</a>.<br></p>81
Development Coordinator, Hagley Museum (Wilmington, Delaware)<p>​<strong>Title:</strong> Development Coordinator  <strong>Supervisor:</strong> Director of Development </p><p><strong>Major Responsibilities: </strong></p><p>Work with Director of Development to develop strategies and execution around restricted and unrestricted fundraising. Assist in planning events designed to encourage philanthropic support. Prepare and coordinate verbal and written communications aimed at individual, corporate, and foundation donors. •    Assist with planning and execution of the Hagley Annual Fund and Residence Fund •    Assist with planning and execution of Residence Committee events, including staffing both the annual Spring Party and New Year’s Eve party•    Assist in planning and execution of Hagley’s annual fireworks event  •    Give museum and library tours •    Manage details of donor cultivation events throughout the year •    Regularly meet with donors in order to maintain positive donor relationships •    Work with business office and appropriate departments to gather information required for compliance and reporting•    Draft proposals, grant reports and other correspondence•    Work with Gift Processing and Database Administrator to ensure that records regarding gits are accurate and maintained in the Raiser’s Edge database•    Participate in major gift discussions and meetings•    Other duties as assigned </p><p><strong>Knowledge and Skills:</strong>•    Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.•    Ability to absorb technical information from professional staff.•    Strong participant in team environments.•    Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge and Excel software.•    Strong editing skills and attention to detail.•    Experience working in deadline-driven environments and ability to meet deadlines.•    Ability to research prospects and evaluate potential.•    Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors.</p><p><strong>Requirements:</strong>Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; some graduate training preferred. Ability to work occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed. </p><p><strong>To apply: E-mail <a href=""></a> or visit the Hagley Museum Job Board at <a href=""></a> </strong></p>86
Municipal Planner (Transportation), Memphis Urban Area MPO (Memphis, Tennessee)<p><strong>Department:</strong> Planning & Development</p><p><strong>Job Status:</strong> Full-Time</p><p><strong>Rate of Pay:</strong> $3,805.42 Monthly - Salary Commensurate with Experience and Education</p><p><strong>Status:</strong> Grant-Funded</p><h4>Position Summary</h4><p>Works under general supervision of the Memphis MPO Coordinator to assist in the development and implementation of transportation planning programs in the Memphis region. Works closely with public transportation providers, local governments, social service agencies, advocacy groups, and local communities to implement public transportation projects funded through federal programs for the general public.</p><h4>Minimum Qualifications</h4><p>1. Two (2) years of experience in transportation, planning, or urban planning; and graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree; OR</p><p>2. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in transportation or urban planning, engineering, environmental science, economics, geography, or closely related field.</p><p>3. PROOF OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED.</p><h4>Duties and Responsibilities</h4><p>1. Prepares and coordinates Metropolitan Planning Organization functions, long range transportation planning, land use planning, bike ped planning, transit planning, freight planning, travel demand forecasting (TransCAD), GIS analysis (GIS ArcView 10.3).</p><p>2. Leads assigned planning team staff on individual planning projects and develops and presents technical information to a wide variety of audiences as related to transportation planning.</p><p>3. Collects, analyzes, and interprets social and statistical data for various planning and area studies as related to transportation planning.</p><p>4. Prepares maps, charts, models, sketches, and other graphic and visual presentations to illustrate study findings.</p><p>5. Attends and conducts MPO planning meetings and responds to public inquiries in person, on the phone, or in writing.</p><p>6. Coordinates the implementation of planning projects and manage transportation monitoring databases, i.e. public policy, planning strategies and legislations related to regional planning.</p><p>7. Prepares summaries, narrative statements, and analyses of the pertinent technical facts reported in project studies.</p><p>8. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.</p><h4>Knowledge, Skills and Abilities</h4><strong>KSAs and Others</strong><p> </p><p>1. Ability to work with relational database & spreadsheet software, (ArcGIS, MS Office, Sketch up, Adobe software).</p><p>2. Knowledge of channels to use in obtaining and disseminating information.</p><p>3. Ability to develop a plan and work schedule for assigned projects and to implement projects and manage transportation monitoring databases.</p><p>4. Ability to evaluate planning projects for technical validity and prepare analytical reports.</p><p>5. Ability to explain technical data to a variety of audiences.</p><p>6. Knowledge of statistics, and research procedures and sources.</p><p>7. Consensus-building, as well as, strong written and oral communication skills necessary.</p><p>To apply, visit the original jost posting: <a href=""></a></p>90

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