Careers in  ADR

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Current positions

  • George Mason University Announcement:

    Job Title: Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution (Tenure-Track) 

    Location: Arlington, VA 

    Closing Date: October 21, 2018.

    Responsibilities: The responsibilities for this position include:
    Teaching two courses per semester (including undergraduate and graduate instruction);
    Maintaining an active research and/or practice agenda;
    Participating in curricular development, student advising, and other service activities; and
    Contributing to the School’s intellectual life. 
    The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution seeks highly qualified applicants whose work strengthens or complements the School’s current offerings. Candidates with expertise in any area will be considered, but particular attention will be given to scholars with a demonstrated ability to develop new and innovative pathways for conflict analysis, resolution and transformation, especially those who are able to build on, expand, or reform the existing areas of focus at the School as represented by the curriculum concentrations at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and the four research centers. Candidates having a familiarity with any aspect of Conflict Analysis and Resolution are encouraged to apply. The School is interested in candidates who engage directly with today’s real-world conflicts through intervention, advocacy, public scholarship, consultation, action research, evaluation and other forms of practice. There is no restriction on disciplinary affiliation or methodological expertise for this position. S-CAR invites applicants from any academic discipline or interdisciplinary background who can contribute to the vision for the School to promote and build on its characteristic approach to peace and conflict studies. Central to our approach is wide diversity in scholarly standpoint, the recognition of multiple and antithetical points of view, and the inclusion of once marginalized perspectives. Therefore, we encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Applicants should have completed their doctoral degree or plan to defend their dissertation by August 1, 2019.

  • Baltimore City Department of Civil Rights- Community Relations Commission

    Job Title: Community Relations Representative

    Closing: 8/7/2018

    Essential Functions: A Community Relations Representative investigates and mediates discrimination complaints in the areas of employment, public accommodation, housing, education, healthcare and welfare The Community Relations Representative also investigates complaints from ex-offenders regarding the hiring process. Work of this class involves no supervisory duties or responsibilities.

  • Maryland Judiciary Job Announcement:

    Job Title: Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office (MACRO) Senior Program Manager  (Court ADR Resources Director)

    Location: Annapolis Area

    Full/Part Time: Full-Time

    Closing Date: Open Until Filled

    Essential Functions:   The Court Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Resources Director serves as MACRO’s primary point of contact for all circuit courts, to further MACRO’s mission of promoting the availability, use and quality of ADR services in courts.

  • Circuit Court for Baltimore County Announcement:

    Job Title: Civil ADR Administrator

    Description: Under the supervision of the Family/Civil Case Manager, schedules, promotes, directs, and tracks ADR processes, including pre-trial settlement conferences, mediations, Magistrate’s Settlement/Scheduling Conferences and managing civil mediators’ compliance with the Court’s Civil Mediation program.  Schedules cases in accordance with the Court’s ADR policies and procedures.

  • District of Columbia Courts

    Mediation Program Coordinator

     Open & closing dates: 03/15/2018 to 12/14/2018

    Full/Part Time: Full-time

    This position will be open until filled. Resumes will be reviewed on a weekly basis.

    Description: The Mediation Program Coordinator mediates cases and manages mediators who mediate cases before the court. Mediators initiate and facilitate negotiations and manage conflicts between parties. The mediation program coordinator exercises discretion in the handling of cases, determining whether to initiate, continue, or end settlement discussions; determines assignment of cases among mediators; oversees the training of mediators; and serves as the principal representative of the mediation office.


Open & closing dates

 05/14/2018 to 05/13/2019

Description: Stationed in offices throughout the United States, FMCS Mediators are full-time excepted service employees of the Federal government that perform duties in five major areas: collective bargaining mediation; grievance mediation; relationship development training; ADR services to government entities; and education, outreach, and advocacy.

Mediators are responsible for promoting the development of sound and stable labor-management relationships by advocating the practice of collective bargaining, mediation and arbitration. They are also responsible for fostering the establishment and maintenance of constructive joint processes to improve labor-management relationships and preventing or minimizing work stoppages through the use of mediation, relationship development training and other joint processes. Mediators also provide a wide range of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services to help government entities reduce litigation costs, including mediation of discrimination and other claims, workplace conflict management training, facilitation, systems design and negotiated rulemaking.

  • Howard University Position Listing

    Job Title: Faculty Ombudsman - Office of the Provost

    Full/Part Time: Full-Time

    Descritpion: The Ombudsperson role has a long and honorable tradition as a means of protecting against abuse, bias and other improper treatment or unfairness. The roles and functions of the Faculty Ombudsperson may include, but are not limited to, assisting faculty who have questions, complaints, or disputes concerning University policies and procedures; helping to resolve conflict in the academic unit or between faculty and administrators, including those administrators that are not covered by the University grievance procedures; consultation and informal advising; facilitation and provision of assessments and information to appropriate University officials. The office shall be informal, independent, impartial, and confidential. Recourse to the Ombuds process shall be at the option of the faculty member, and the faculty Ombudsperson may participate in disciplinary proceedings.  In considering any given instance or concern, the rights and responsibilities of all involved parties are taken into account. This office supplements, but does not replace, the University’s existing structures and resources for conflict resolution.  


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