Assistant or Associate Professor: Education Leadership Doctoral Program
School of Education, Social Sciences, and the Arts
Department of Education
The Department of Education in the School of Education, Social Sciences and The Arts is seeking to fill one position in the Educational Leadership Program. The Educational Leadership Program is dedicated to producing ethical and humane leaders who are knowledgeable and sensitive to the diverse needs of those they serve, who will seek to provide an equity-minded and quality education for all children, and who are instructional leaders able to build an effective team-oriented approach to teaching and learning in order to maximize the academic achievement of all students.
Responsibilities: Teach doctoral-level courses in the Education Leadership Doctoral Program (EDLD), advise doctoral students, chair and serve on dissertation committees, mentor students in the EDLD program, recruit students for the program, serve as a liaison between the program and schools, and continue production of scholarly work including publications, presentations, and grants. The course curriculum is taught using a cohort model and weekend schedule.
In addition, work in a team-oriented environment to review and revise the curriculum, serve on department, school, graduate school, and university committees, and be willing to assume a leadership role. Perform other duties as assigned. This is a 12-month position. The applicant is expected to work in person and follow a cohort and weekend format for teaching.
Qualifications: Ed.D. or Ph.D. required in education administration, education leadership, or related field. It is highly desirable that the applicant has experience as a public school administrator or equivalent. The applicant should be knowledgeable about education leadership standards and the accreditation or approval process. The applicant should have a record of outstanding teaching and scholarship with excellent organizational, interpersonal, conceptual, writing, and communication skills, and be able to teach a standards-based program. Applicants must have the ability to teach any of the following courses: Quantitative Research, School Finance, Research Instrument Design, Planning and program evaluation, Writing for Publication, Inclusionary Classroom Practices, School/Community Relations, Qualitative Research, Curriculum and Instructional Leadership, Advanced School Law, and School Plant Management.
Applicants who have worked with doctoral or advanced graduate students, with internships and the dissertation process will be given preference. Contributing to the development and delivery of online courses and teaching experience in online venues is highly desirable. The ability to get along with others is required. A willingness and ability to take a leadership role as a program coordinator is preferred.
Resumes will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three letters of professional reference including email addresses and telephone numbers using the online application system. Please visit http://umes.peopleadmin.com to apply. The successful candidate must be able to accept employment in the United States without Employer Immigration sponsorship.
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