Ginger Hobbs Lever, Ed.D.

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

Ginger brings a career in education and organizational development to her classes where she blends theory and practice. Her work as an administrator, teacher, and facilitator is guided by the philosophy that learning is a transformative experience occurring in the social context of the workplace and the community. In her current role, Ginger directs the Office or Organizational Development and Training at the NH Department of Health and Human Services. Ginger’s work includes curriculum and program development, workforce development and planning, and employee engagement. Prior to joining the Department of Health and Human Services, she directed the NH Bureau of Education and Training and worked in a variety of administrative and teaching roles at the University of New Hampshire’s Manchester campus and 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