Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership

Position Description

Primary teaching responsibility in the Educational Leadership program with emphasis in educational administration and leadership, research and school improvement, supervision, and evaluation of curriculum. Position begins August 2019.


  • Serve as supervisor of leadership practica and internships.
  • Serve as an advisor to graduate students.
  • Assist in program development and in student recruitment.
  • Engage in scholarly activity, conduct research, and write grants.
  • Provide service to the university, state, and profession.

Minimum Requirements

Demonstrated expertise in K-12 school leadership (district or building); certification as either a building or district administrator in the United States. The successful applicant must provide evidence of educational leadership as outlined by the ISLLC Standards.  Educational requirements: Doctorate in Educational Leadership/Administration required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Documented experience as P-12 school administrator in the United States.
  • Successful teaching experience in higher education preferred.
  • Knowledge of current research as it relates to school improvement.
  • Ability to bridge practice and research.
  • Expertise in administrative and instructional technological applications.
  • Ability to create strong, positive relationships with colleagues, area school administrators, staff, community and students.

Application Instructions

Electronic submission only. Interested and qualified applicants should upload letter of application discussing qualifications, current vita, and three references with names and contact information. Applications received by January 21, 2019, will be given first consideration. Position is open until filled.

  • Job Type: Unclassified
  • Job Category: Faculty
  • Department/Office: Teaching and Leadership
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Appointment Duration: 9-month
  • Tenure earning: Yes
  • Required Background Checks: Criminal
  • Who can apply: Anyone Interested
  • First consideration: 01/21/2019

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Position number: 100002972
E-appoint tracking number: TCHLS010485
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