This is a faculty position. The primary position is for an Associate or full Professor with indefinite tenure that includes a secondary appointment as department head. Department heads serve a 4-year term that can be renewed.
Responsibilities as department head include: Work with Administration, colleagues, and students to continuously support and advance the department in line with University, college and department mission and vision; provide leadership and mentorship to faculty and staff in scholarship and curriculum development; provide leadership in accreditation and licensure work; teach courses in the Department of Education based on program needs and in accordance with specialization; maintain a research agenda; advise and mentor pre-service teacher education students and graduate students; engage in service to the department, University and profession.
The start date of this position is August 23, 2021.
Required/Essential Qualifications: Applicants for the position of Education Department Head are required to have: 1. Doctorate in Education or a related field from a regionally accredited university 2. Commitment to working with diverse populations and fostering social justice, culturally responsive, and antiracist pedagogies 3. A scholarly record commensurate to faculty rank (tenured Associate or Full Professor)
Preferred Qualifications: a) Record of successful administrative experience in higher education settings b) Teaching experience at the university level c) Evidence of social justice, culturally responsive, and antiracist practices in teaching, scholarship and service d) Evidence of successful student, faculty, and staff mentorship e) Demonstrated successful experience with teaching licensure, program accreditation and review f) Demonstrated success working effectively with culturally diverse students, colleagues and communities g) Experience partnering with Indigenous communities and other ethnically and linguistically diverse populations h) Interest in P-12 community partnerships i) Teaching experience in E-12 settings j) Administrative experience in E - 12 settings k) Experience working effectively with faculty governance and collective bargaining l) Experience working with leading or developing graduate programs in education m) History of successful grant writing n) Record of successful leadership in key collegiate, campus, or professional roles o) Research and teaching expertise with specific focus in at least one of the areas represented in the department
Internal Number: 340720
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