Ginger Hobbs Lever, Ed.D.

Director, Office of Organization Development and Training Services, NH DHHS
Master of Public Administration Faculty
Photo of Ginger Hobbs Lever, a Master of Public Administration instructor at the Carsey School

Ginger Hobbs Lever currently directs the NH DHHS Office of Organization Development and Training Services. Her career in organizational learning and higher education is guided by the philosophy that learning is a transformative experience and occurs in the social context of the community. Her professional focus is on organizational and leadership development and her work includes curriculum and program development, research, learner engagement, and multi-agency collaboration. Prior to joining the Department of Health and Human Services, she served as professor and director of the NH Bureau of Education and Training, in a variety of administrative roles at the University of New Hampshire’s Manchester campus, Merrimack College, and as an adjunct faculty member at UNH and Manchester Community College.


  • Ed.D., Doctor of Education - Learning, Leadership, and Community, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH. Dissertation: Relationships, relevancy and value: assessing community partners’ perceptions of engagement with higher education
  • Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS), Educational Administration and Supervision, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
  • Master of Adult and Occupational Education, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
  • B.A. Business Administration, UMass/Boston (Boston State College), Boston, MA