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Assistant Professor in Education, Leadership Program (Tenure Track) and Director of Principal P

Sul Ross State University
Alpine, TX
Closing date
Jun 5, 2023

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Instructions to applicants:
Submit letter of interest, resume, transcripts, contact information for three references, and completed Sul Ross Faculty Application via the Sul Ross State University career portal at
Job Title:
Assistant Professor in Education, Leadership Program (Tenure Track) and Director of Principal Preparation and Outreach Programs
Posting Date:
Until Filled:
Commensurate with education and experience
The ideal candidate must possess an earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Educational Leadership or closely related field from an accredited institution with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching graduate level courses, academic research, and service. Experience as a practicing educational leader, serving as a principal, assistant superintendent, or superintendent is strongly preferred.

Must have the ability to teach a broad range of graduate level Education courses as well as courses in the specialty area of Educational Leadership.
Preference will be given to applicants with a strong work ethic, interpersonal, and teamwork skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; great disposition; and superior working relations with students, peers, administrators, and others. Experience in teaching courses through Blackboard and web-course development is strongly desired.
Primary Responsibilities:
Position: Assistant Professor in Education, Leadership Program (Tenure Track) and Director of Principal Preparation and Outreach Programs

Appointment Date: Spring 2023

Responsibilities include teaching, supervision of practicum and/or internship students, and active participation in departmental and university activities. Teaching assignments are web based.

The director must be approachable, available, and totally committed to the vision of building a sustaining a principal pipeline for the K-12 partners by effectively recruiting and training quality principal candidates. Because the partnership director must juggle the calendars and event planning for multiple K-12 partners, the most essential managerial skills include sophisticated time-management and organizational skills.

This position is security sensitive.
Other Information:
Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Notice of Availability of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report
The Annual Security & Fire Safety Report is available online at report contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

A paper copy of the report will be provided upon request. If you would like to receive a paper copy, you can contact the Office of Student Life, located on the Alpine Campus in the Morgan University Center, Room 211 or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 432-837-8424 or emailing
About SRSU:
Sul Ross State University Alpine Campus is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor's, and Master's degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students of campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountains State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe Mountains National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. The SRSU campuses in Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde comprise Rio Grande College. RGC offers upper-level courses leading to bachelor's degrees as well as master's degree programs and works closely with its partner institution, Southwest Texas Junior College, to provide a seamless transition to RGC for their students. All RGC students hold an Associate degree from an accredited institution or they have completed 42 semester credit hours of transferrable work.More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings See our website.

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