Educational Leadership Jobs
- University of Washington
- Director of Leadership for Learning
We are pleased to be the co-chairs of a search committee recruiting a new colleague for the Director of the Leadership for Learning educational doctorate program at the University of Washington College of Education. The position, described in more detail in the enclosed job announcement, will direct an innovative program that develops equity-focused leaders to transform educational systems and realize high-quality learning for all students, especially those marginalized by systemic inequities. We are hoping that you will be able to help us identify and recruit strong candidates for this position. The position description is attached in the hope that you will forward it to potential candidates.
Recognized as an Exemplary Educational Leadership Program by the national University Council for Educational Administration, Leadership for Learning (L4L) is part of the UW College of Education, which is ranked among the top 10 universities nationally for educational administration. The College of Education also has an award-winning masters level teacher education program as well as our M.Ed., Ph.D. and Ed.D programs, and we have developed important partnerships with our local schools and the State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.
The University of Washington College of Education has a strong commitment to increase the diversity of its faculty. The search committee we represent is equally committed to that goal. We welcome applicants who contribute to equity and social justice, work collaboratively, think strategically and have deep knowledge of curriculum, instruction and leading adult learning. Thank you for any assistance you can provide with our search. We will begin reviewing applications on July 1.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information.
- Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling
- Portland, Oregon
- Assistant Professor in Educational Administration
The Graduate School of Education and Counseling at Lewis & Clark College invites applications for a full-time, annually renewable (non-tenure track) assistant professor position in Educational Administration. The Educational Leadership department is committed to preparing scholarpractitioners who lead through social justice advocacy and action, democratic practice, and critical thinking to improve equitable outcomes in schooling. We seek a colleague with the
commitment and demonstrated ability to prepare inquiry and equity-minded PK-12 educational leaders. This individual will teach and advise in the Graduate School’s educational administration programs and collaborate with program and department faculty to support leadership preparation across the PK-20 spectrum.
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- Arizona State University
- Phoenix, AZ
- Post-Doctoral Fellowship
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- San Diego State University
- Educational Leadership
- Assistant / Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
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- The College Board
- Texas, USA
- Director, Academic Higher Education Relations
Director, Academic Higher Education Relations
Job ID: HC20171904-55996
The College Board, the national educational organization, is conducting a search for a Director, Academic Higher Education Relations. This position can be based in New York City or Austin, TX.
The Director develops relationships with senior academic leaders at the state, system, and campus level to establish and/or enhance AP credit and placement policies. This outreach will result in deeper relationships with individual faculty (faculty who become more engaged in the College Board's programs overall); in greater trust in the College Board from that campus' faculty; and in improved and stable policies for pre-matriculation credits earned through College Board services.
What You'll Do
- Engage State and University System Academic leadership in improving articulated AP Credit Policies across public higher education universities;
- Engage Public and Private University academic provosts, deans of undergraduate studies, and appropriate faculty as necessary to support the goal of improving and protecting AP Credit Policies;
- Lead in the development of implementation strategies for ensuring full compliance with recent system-wide and/or legislatively-imposed action related to AP credit and placement policies;
- Illustrate program relevance and value to state academic leaders and campus faculty; convey alignment of AP courses and examination to comparable college-level learning outcomes;
- Adjust outreach methodology based on environmental factors, broader educational trends, and direction from senior staff;
- Cultivate a broader faculty network from which to draw for future outreach;
- Identify faculty with potential concerns about the AP and be proactive in outreach to these individuals, as appropriate;
- Generally serve as a knowledgeable, trustworthy, service-oriented resource for member institutions;
- Collaborate in the development of a strategic outreach and evaluation plan for the AP Higher Education unit;
- Communicate outreach strategy and outcomes to AP program leadership and other internal College Board stakeholders;
- Develop presentations tailored to the specific needs and priorities of targeted audiences.
- Doctorate degree required; academic experience in a field represented by the AP program preferred;
- Seven to ten years of progressively responsible work experience in a professional position in higher education;
- Knowledge of current Higher Education policy relative to articulation, academic course equivalence, and persistence and degree completion; familiarity with legislative processes preferred;
- Academic experience as an instructor or administrator at a selective university preferred;
- Understanding of current higher education trends and an ability to connect AP's relevance to those trends; and
- Experience communicating with senior-level campus administrators and presenting in front of large groups.
- A demonstrated ability to view situations and issues from multiple perspectives;
- Demonstrated experience presenting publicly, preferably to an academic audience;
- Excellent verbal, written, and listening skills;
- Develop custom reports and strategic plans for unique situations required;
- Strong orientation towards customer service;
- Ability to coordinate multiple responsibilities simultaneously;
- Ability to work independently on an assigned portfolio of outreach; ability to succinctly summarize outreach outcomes to colleagues, with a focus on each colleague's unique perspective on the situation;
- Ability to hold client information confidential, as appropriate;
- Willingness to incorporate professional feedback from a supervisor in a way that is measurable;
- Ability to initiate and manage complex projects to successful completion, knowing that these projects may span multiple years;
- Willingness to be able to work both independently and as a team;
- Willingness and ability to travel 70% of the time; and,
- Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office applications. Willingness and ability to learn how to use internal data resources and to document outreach activities via databases and other resources.
If you are interested in joining the College Board in this position and you meet our qualifications, we encourage you to apply by submitting your resume and a brief, introductory cover letter through our Careers page at www.collegeboard.org/careers.
Desired Travel Less than 25%
Areas of Expertise Educational Research, Higher Education
Highest Level of Education Doctoral Degree
Job Type Full Time
Location Austin, TX, New York, NY
Years of Relevant Experience 6-9
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- University of Utah
- Salt Lake City, UT
- SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT & RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
The UEPC is seeking a school improvement technical assistance and research associate to join our team.
- We are looking for individuals interested in contributing to the ongoing commitment and support that helps individuals and schools engage in multiple professional learning and growth opportunities to build their own capacity to lead and sustain effective change efforts.
- We are seeking candidates who will complement our team’s goal of collaboratively engaging in a systematic exploration of research-based strategies that lead to deep and lasting growth, knowledge, and successful outcomes for students and schools.
Our technical assistance is characterized by mutually established goals, roles, and responsibilities; at least monthly on-site and in-person communication; professional learning designs tailored to each school’s unique context and learning needs; a process that includes a cycle of collaborative planning, setting clear implementation guidelines/targets, regular evaluation of progress and problem solving, and celebration of success; and collective responsibility to implement plans, hold each other accountable, engage in reflection through on-going feedback peer coaching, and learn together from mistakes and successes.
We seek candidates who are interested in making contributions to the field of education research by supporting our research and evaluation studies and who can also contribute to the growth, expertise, and institutional knowledge of other UEPC research and evaluation staff.
Note: This position is a grant funded position with the potential for annual renewal of contracts contingent upon the availability of funds. Start date is negotiable.
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- University of Pennsylvania
- Program Manager
The University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for someone committed to innovative, sustainable, practitioner-based leadership development in education. The Mid-Career Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership, a premier executive-model program for mid-level and senior educational leaders, seeks a talented program manager to:
- manage the growing portfolio of network initiatives (e.g., LFIS, PELS, MC Innovations Lab, etc.), current and future, in such a way as to advance program mission, impact and strategy;
- assist in providing overall and coherent editorial oversight and content development management of all program content published in any media;
- manage the recruitment, admissions, and enrollment of this select group;
- manage to budget and program strategy (from recruitment and outreach to alumni engagement to relations with partners and associates in the field) and collaborate closely with program coordinators; and
- work with program faculty, chairs and academic advisors in advancing the effectiveness of their instructional and advisory roles and the overall quality of the program curriculum.
Some limited travel for recruitment and network support involved.
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- Western University
- Faculty Affairs Coordinator / Manager
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- Georgia Southern University
- Statesboro, GA
- Assistant/Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
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- Univeristy of South Carolina
- College of Education
- Department Chair
The College of Education at the University of South Carolina is seeking applications for the position of Department Chair of Educational Leadership and Policies. This is tenure-track position with a start date of August 2017.
The Department of Educational Leadership and Policies focuses on two areas: CD-12 educational administration and higher education and student affairs. The instructional programs prepare administrators and professionals to provide educational leadership in both public and private sectors in the areas of educational administration and higher education and student affairs.
The department chair provides academic and administrative leadership and conducts regular departmental and program coordinators' meetings. The department chair represents the interests of the department at appropriate meetings, assists with data collection for self-studies as well as departmental, college, and university reports, encourages faculty to pursue a rigorous research agenda including external funding, prepares course schedules, coordinates course schedules, oversees graduate programs, manages student concerns, becomes knowledgeable about and manages the department in accordance to these policies, participates in professional development activities and professional organizations and performs other duties as assigned. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in educational administration or a related field and must have a record that qualifies for the rank of full professor at the University of South Carolina. The ideal candidate is a scholar/leader who displays high energy, research excellence and a commitment to diversity and program improvement.
The University of South Carolina has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University embraces family-friendly policies that provide a flexible work environment and an academic culture supportive of faculty members and their families. The University is also responsive to the needs of dual career families.
An earned doctorate from an accredited institution doctorate in educational administration or a related field; A demonstrated record of scholarship that merits a tenured faculty appointment as a full professor; Evidence of an established record of mentorship and a desire to build a collaborative spirit within the department and college; Knowledge and appreciation of multiple types of research/creative activity (including multiple paradigms); Experience and success in obtaining external funding; A commitment to serving diverse constituencies in a shared governance environment; A record of professorial excellence; Successful supervisory experience; Excellent written, interpersonal, and oral communication skills; A desire to work in a team-based, dynamic environment.
Demonstrated experience in designing and leading new initiatives or programs to advance the mission the department and college preferred; Experience including budget management, mentoring faculty and supervising professional staff preferred; Evidence of being a creative thinker, and an appreciation of interdisciplinary research preferred.
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Application materials accepted online include: a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, and a list of at least three professional references to include e-mail addresses and phone numbers. In addition to the other required documents associated with this job posting, please note the following:
1) Please upload a copy of unofficial academic transcripts for all terminal degrees earned under the "Other Documents" tab in this job posting. Please save all documents as one PDF document before uploading. Please note the official copies will be required of finalists.
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Review of completed applications will begin December 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Erik Drasgow, Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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