Washburn University seeks a dynamic and innovative educator to serve as the inaugural Farley Visiting Professor of Ethics and Leadership. The Farley Professor has great opportunity and responsibility in providing vision and energy to a campus-wide focus on ethics and leadership. This vision will be achieved through efforts in both the curricular and co-curricular facets of the institution and will require creative thinking, interpersonal, and problem solving skills. The Farley Visiting Professor of Ethics and Leadership reports to the Director of the Leadership Institute and the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and will focus programmatic efforts within the Leadership Institute, but also in other academic units across campus. This is a non-tenure track, 12 month, academic appointment beginning July 2015 with possible annual renewal for up to 2 additional years.
-Teach university ethics courses (including 1-2 sections of LE200: Ethical Responsibilities of Leadership per academic semester with opportunity to support ethics courses in other departments)
-Investigate additional curricular opportunities for ethics education throughout campus (i.e. independent studies, special topics courses, additional course development)
-Serve as a resource relating to the ethics undergraduate student learning outcome goal at Washburn University
-Develop, facilitate, and assess outcomes of seminars, workshops, speakers and special events (including Fink Professor of Leadership opportunities) related to ethics and leadership across campus
-Conduct outreach efforts to Washburn University programs to support education in ethics and leadership (i.e., meet with student organizations, create student visits to local organizations, etc.)
-Provide guidance related to ethics education in the co-curriculum (both within the Leadership Institute and across campus) through involvement on campus committees
-Develop partnerships with community and campus constituents and provide opportunities for learning related to ethical leadership within the Topeka, Shawnee County and Northeast Kansas communities
-Seek opportunities with Washburn University and Washburn Tech departments as well as local businesses and government entities to apply and conduct research on ethics knowledge, applications, and outcomes.
-Depending on qualifications, the individual may receive joint appointment within an academic department for the appointment period
-Other duties as assigned by the Director and/or the VPAA
Required: Master’s degree with two years teaching and administrative experience in higher education. Demonstrated ability to teach and administer educational programming at the University level.
Preferred: Earned Doctorate. Five years of administrative experience in a higher education setting in areas such as community outreach or administration of a speaker series. Interdisciplinary background with focus in areas such as Philosophy, Law, Health Sciences, Arts & Sciences, Business or Industry. More than two years of full-time teaching experience at the post-secondary level involving leadership theory and literature.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Submit a curriculum vitae/resume, letter of interest including vision for campus development of ethical leadership education and names/titles/phone numbers of five professional references to Gayle Davis, Sr. Administrative Assistant (Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, KS, 66621), preferably in PDF format, at email@example.com.
Application review begins October 20, 2014 and continues until position is filled.
Direct questions to Dr. Michael Gleason, Director of the Leadership Institute, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information about the Leadership Institute can be found at www.washburn.edu/leadership. The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire. Washburn University is an EOE. http://www.washburn.edu
Specific responsibilities for this position include: teaching modules within two core curriculum survey courses in contemporary security studies; developing core curricula including individual class sessions; developing and teaching elective courses; active professional development and contribution including through research and publication; and, service to the department and college. Teaching load is 2/2/0 based on a 10-month trimester system. This involves teaching up to two seminar sections (11-16 students) in each of the fall and the winter trimesters, with a spring trimester and summer inter-sessional period devoted primarily to research, curriculum development, and college service. The position is for a full-time, 12-month, renewable multi-year appointment at a rank commensurate to qualifications. Salary is competitive at all ranks and faculty members also receive a generous federal civil service package of health, retirement, vacation, sick leave, and other benefits.
Applications for this position will be accepted until October 24, 2014 and must include the following: 1) a detailed cover letter specifying the academic rank being applied for and addressing the specific qualifications noted above; 2) a CV; and, 3) prior teaching evaluations (if available). Applicants for assistant or associate rank must also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent separately, while senior-level applicants may instead provide a list of three references. If you have current or previous military service, please also indicate military ranks and dates of service.
Applications referencing VA#NSA-15-01 should be submitted by email to NSAvacancy@usnwc.edu. Separate letters of reference should also be sent to this email address or mailed to:
Department of National Security Affairs, U.S. Naval War College, Conolly Hall, Suite 318, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841-1207
Please direct any questions to Prof. David Cooper, NSA Department Chair, at email@example.com. The U.S. Naval War College is an equal opportunity employer.
Overview of Position:
Under the general direction of the foundation president and the Director of Education, the Leadership Program Manager performs administrative functions and services for a variety of activities that support the implementation of CALP and related programs including - but not limited to - recruitment, curriculum delivery and evaluation, organizing national and international travel seminars, and oversight of educational and administrative technology. This requires regular participation in planning and development activities and, as required, independent determination of methods to meet programmatic or administrative goals. The position will serve as a major contact for the program and will manage relationships with outside entities or agencies and manage sensitive information and situations. The position may oversee day-today program operations and provide lead work direction to other professional or administrative staff.
Specific Job Tasks
A completed application will consist of:
The position is open until filled, but first consideration will be given to completed applications received before October 1, 2014. Early response is encouraged. We intend to have the successful candidate begin work no later than January 1, 2015 in order to support the recruitment of Class 46 and the national travel seminar for Class 45.
Please address all nominations, inquiries, and requests for materials to:
Mr. Bob Gray, President and CEO, California Agricultural Leadership Foundation, P.O. Box 479, Salinas, CA 93902, 831-585-1030, Bob.Gray@agleaders.org, www.agleaders.org
Primary Responsibilities of Position:
The Associate Director serves as a member of the Illinois Leadership Center Team and reports to the Director of the Illinois Leadership Center. The primary responsibility of the Associate Director is to provide strategic leadership for academic partnerships and collaborations. The Associate Director designs, develops, and integrates leadership education within academic curriculum, programs, and services by creating and sustaining strong connections with faculty and academic departments. In addition, the position is responsible for oversight of leadership curriculum within ILC programs and directing assessment and evaluation of ILC programs and initiatives.Required Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in leadership studies, organizational behavior, human development, curriculum design or a related field.
• 5-7 year’s professional experience in leadership education, higher education, classroom teaching and/or a related field.
• Knowledge of current curricular and co-curricular leadership education best practices and recent research.
• Demonstrated ability to serve diverse populations within the context of leadership education.
• Ph.D. in leadership studies, organizational behavior, human development curriculum design or a related field.
• Demonstrated ability to create positive working relationships to plan and implement curricular and co-curricular leadership education
Appointment Type -Regular twelve month, 100% academic professional appointment.
Salary Range and Starting Date: Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Anticipated start date is November 2014.
Application: To ensure full consideration, please submit a letter of application, vitae, and contact information for at least three professional references at http://jobs.illinois.edu by August 13, 2014.For more information about the Illinois Leadership Center, see http://www.illinoisleadership.illinois.edu
This Leadership and Civic Engagement Extension Educator will be based in either the Morris or the Moorhead Regional Extension office and will primarily serve a region of 11 or more counties in west central Minnesota (which also has a Community Economics educator assigned to it.) This Extension Educator meets program area outcome and impact goals through education, outreach, applied scholarship and leveraging of University of Minnesota resources for and with communities. The educator also serves as a member of a statewide program team that serves other regions and the entire state of Minnesota.
Required: A Master's degree at time of appointment in leadership development or studies (personal and/or community); educational, counseling or clinical psychology; and/or in public or civic engagement, community studies, sociology, communication, adult learning or a closely related field.
Application Review: The review of applications begins on August 18, 2014. Position will remain open until filled.
To learn more about this position and to apply, visit: @ http://www1.extension.umn.edu/about/employment/ or call 612-624-3717Director, High School
Available: January 1, 2015
Application Deadline: Review of applicants will begin July 25, 2014 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.
Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be a faculty member in Agricultural Education and Communications. The individual selected for this position will work in conjunction with the CASNR Dean’s office and the six departments within the college to develop the Leadership for Life Academy. This will include the organization of an advisory committee of successful and outstanding individuals in the state of Texas. Preference will be given to individuals with previous success in the development and/or direction of leadership academies, institutes, or certification programs.
This person will have a teaching and scholarship responsibility within in the discipline of agricultural leadership, with teaching and advisement of both undergraduate and graduate students. Service and scholarship to the department, college, university, and professional societies is expected. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a strong commitment to research and scholarly activities and will play an active role in the growing graduate program in the department.
Qualifications: Doctoral degree (Ed.D. or Ph.D.) in Agricultural Leadership or Agricultural Education or Agricultural Communications, or related area with an interest in leadership development. In addition to a successful track record in the development or direction of leadership academies, institutes, or similar organizations, candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, and outreach.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenured/tenure-track academic appointment. It is expected that an additional 3 months of summer support can be realized through extramural funding or teaching.
Application: Applicants must apply on line at: http://www.texastech.edu/careers/faculty-positions.php and select Requisition ID 769BR.
Please upload a cover letter and complete curriculum vita that includes a list of publications and any other information reflecting professional activity and qualifications. In addition please provide a complete description of your research, teaching, and industry activities. Please provide the names of three individuals who can provide a reference about your qualifications and can be contacted for a letter if needed.
Contact Information: Dr. Cindy Akers, Associate Dean for Academic Programs, (806) 834-4578, firstname.lastname@example.org
American Farm Bureau Federation
AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION®
Position Announcement - Washington, DC
TITLE: Director, Leadership Development
POSITION OBJECTIVE: To design, develop and implement leadership development programs for AFBF and state Farm Bureau employees and volunteer leaders.
REPORTS TO: Director, Learning and Development
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Design, develop and present professional development programs for volunteer leaders and employees of state Farm Bureaus and American Farm Bureau, affiliated companies and others requesting AFBF training programs. The training topics include a range of soft-skill and organizational development programs such as public speaking, emotional intelligence, personality profiles, leadership, teambuilding and communication.
· Consult with state and AFBF staff to develop and present customized professional and leadership development programs.
· Recommend opportunities to provide developmental training programs to organizations and companies outside of Farm Bureau.
· Review, evaluate and update current training programs.
· Plan and implement training conferences.
· Promote organization development and leadership development services of American Farm Bureau to state Farm Bureaus, affiliated companies and others.
· Assist state Farm Bureaus in planning and implementing leadership development programs.
· Evaluate and recommend commercial training programs that should be included in AFBF’s training library.
· Build and maintain relationships with state Farm Bureau staff and others utilizing AFBF training programs.
· Provide details for reports to the AFBF Board of Directors.
· Provide staff assistance at AFBF annual meeting and other AFBF programs as needed.
· Maintain an in-depth knowledge of adult education and leadership development theory and application.
Maintain a team environment with staff and support staff of the Organization Department and other AFBF and state staff.
EDUCATION OR TRAINING REQUIRED:
· Bachelor’s Degree
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
· Minimum three years related work experience
· Excellent presentation skills
· Experience designing training programs for adult audiences
· Strong time management and organizational skills
· Experience in building and maintaining professional partnerships
· Experience with word processing and preparing visual aids in Microsoft Office
· Strong writing ability
· Strong problem solving ability
· Masters degree in Training and Development, Adult Learning, Organization Development or related field
· Experience in associations and/or working with volunteers, especially in agriculture
· Knowledge of e-learning and distance learning technologies
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
· U.S. travel required approximately 50% of the time. Actual travel varies at different times during the year.
To apply for this position, please send cover letter and résumé to Stefphanie Gambrell, Human Resources Manager, American Farm Bureau Federation, 600 Maryland Avenue SW, Suite 1000W, Washington, DC 20024. Electronic applications will be accepted at email@example.com. The deadline for application is May 26, 2014.
12-month non-tenure-accruing Agricultural Leadership Education Lecturer position within the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), University of Florida.
We encourage applications from individuals with a focus on Agricultural Leadership and global sustainability. The successful candidate will work with the highly innovative Challenge 2050 Project, a multi-faceted IFAS-wide effort with international and domestic partners addressing unstructured, complex, and adaptive challenges (e.g., sustainable development, population fluctuation, food security) present in today’s global community.
The position listing can be viewed at http://jobs.ufl.edu/postings/51933. Review of applications will begin on May 7, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
For more information please contact John Ricketts, 615-630-0526, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Leadership and American Studies at Christopher Newport University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor position in Leadership Studies, effective August 18, 2014. The faculty of the Department is committed to educating students to practice ethical, responsible leadership, and civic engagement. This position is a one-year appointment, with potential for renewal for a second year depending upon the incumbent’s performance and University need. The appointment will be made at the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor, based on the candidate’s previous achievements in scholarship and teaching. Phi Beta Kappa membership is desirable. The teaching load is 3-3.
The successful candidate will teach a combination of the following courses: Self, Group and Leadership; Leadership Theory and Research; Leadership through the Ages; Values Leadership; Leading Change; Leadership Internship Seminar; and Cross-Cultural Leadership. Faculty expectations, in addition to teaching, include productive scholarship, developmental advising of students, curriculum and program development, and university service. The successful candidate must be able to guide and assist undergraduate students in research projects related to leadership studies. Experience as a student or faculty member at a liberal arts and sciences institution is highly desirable.
To apply, please send a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable for initial screening), syllabi and other evidence of teaching style and effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation to: