The Department of Youth Development and Agricultural Education at Purdue University invites nominations and applications for the position of Department Head.
Qualifications: The head will collaborate closely with faculty and staff to set strategic priorities; allocate resources; and advocate for the department within the university, state, nation and internationally. An appreciation of interdisciplinary work, mentoring and professional development, and an ability to inspire collaboration are critical. Strong communication and decision-making skills are required, as are administrative leadership experience and appreciation for the land-grant mission. Candidates must be eligible for tenure at the rank of professor and hold a doctoral (or equivalent) degree in education, communication, or other social/biological/physical sciences field with expertise in learning and/or communication in the context of agriculture, food or the environment.
Department and College: YDAE is an interdisciplinary department with undergraduate programs in Agricultural Education and Agricultural Communication and a graduate program focused on learning and communication in the context of agriculture. The department is an integral part of the Purdue College of Agriculture, one of the leading colleges of agricultural, food, life and natural resource sciences, and ranked eighth globally in the 2014 QS World University Rankings.
Applications: Screening of applicants will begin February 15, 2015, and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Nominations for the position are welcome.
Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
See http://www.ydae.purdue.edu/dhs.cfm# for full position description and application procedures.
Manager of Operations and Experiential Learning/CU-Boulder
The Presidents Leadership Class (PLC) is a highly selective leadership development program for undergraduate students at CU-Boulder. The Manager of Operations and Experiential Learning oversees, develops, and coordinates all programming and experiential learning components of the program. PLC’s experiential learning elements are distinguishing hallmarks of the program.
Qualified candidates will have a bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years of professional experience with progressively higher levels of responsibility with at least two years of demonstrated leadership experience. Experience in leadership programming applicable to university undergraduates, academic programing, undergraduate academic advising, and academic and experience leadership development preferred.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment.
For more information and to apply, please see our job posting at: http://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/91555
Associate/Full Professor and Special Director for International Programs (Position #84910)
The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa offers many unique opportunities as a result of our history, location, diverse ecosystems and population. UH-Mānoa was established in 1907 as the College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts under the terms of U.S. land grant legislation. In 1912, the College was moved to the base of the Ko’olau mountain range in the picturesque Mānoa Valley and just minutes from Waikiki; university status was achieved in 1920. Now, UH-Mānoa is one of 10 campuses across six Hawai‘i an Islands. UH-Mānoa is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University producing “very high” research activity, with extramural funding averaging $333 million per year over the past five years.
UH-Mānoa has deep roots in agriculture and the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) is the cornerstone for teaching, research, and extension in this field. From food production systems to maintaining families, and conserving natural resources and working landscapes, CTAHR fulfills the land grant mission. CTAHR’s location in the tropics, as well as its proximity to other island nations and Pacific Rim countries allows CTAHR to serve as a model and provides many international opportunities to develop and grow our programs, our students, and global communities.
Associate/Full Professor and Special Director for International Programs
Provide leadership for the development of effective international programs in food, agriculture, human and natural resource education, research and extension in the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources.
The complete position announcement can be viewed at:
For best consideration, all application materials should be received by January 9, 2015.Part-time Teaching Faculty
Part-time Teaching Faculty at CityU have three key responsibilities:
Course Description: LDRD606 - Leadership Theories and Analysis: This course explores seminal and contemporary leadership theories and the requirements of doctoral-level academic writing. Emphasis is placed on identifying appropriate scholarly sources, analyzing sources, integrating sources with one’s own experience to explain and defend positions, and presenting all in an intentional, structured, manner. This course is writing intensive. Students will complete this course with a knowledge of 10 theories of leadership and a clear understanding writing expectations at the doctoral level.
Salary Information: The Part-time Teaching Faculty salary is based on the level of course (graduate, undergraduate, doctoral) and the number of course credits (1-5).
Application Instructions: City University of Seattle accepts applications through this online process only. For consideration, please submit a complete application packet. A complete application is one that includes:
We are now seeking applicants for the position of Chair and Professor, Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, University of Florida.
Dr. Al Wysocki, Associate Dean, is chairing the search committee (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The official posting is available at: https://jobs.ufl.edu/postings/58222
The Federal Executive Institute (FEI), an elite education Institution for public-sector, executive development, seeks to fill multiple full-time faculty positions for a temporary not-to-exceed three year appointment. FEI, under the US Office of Personnel Management, is located in Charlottesville, Virginia, and provides executive-level education to senior executives in public service.
As a faculty member, you will:
Desired candidates will have a terminal degree from an accredited institution or equivalent background in a relevant discipline. Relevant disciplines include (1) leadership theory and practice, (2) organizational design or (3) global/ international/ inter-cultural studies. Candidates should also have personal experience in developing/educating senior leaders. This experience might include instruction, organizational design or development consulting; client needs assessment, intervention delivery, executive brainstorming/creativity workshops, executive coaching, strategic planning and/or global leadership. FEI is particularly interested in candidates with experience in executive leadership development and education and/or practical experience in leadership theory, organizational design and/or international/ intercultural studies. Experience working with Senior Federal executives or in the public sector is also highly desired. FEI seeks self-motivated learners who are comfortable working in a collegial setting, using a wide range of adult learning methods.
Applications must be received by November 15, 2014. To apply please visit:
USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/383431100 and reference vacancy announcement number 15-004-LMW-FM.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ph.D. in community leadership development or closely related field; excellent written and oral communication skills. Evidence of leadership experience in communities. An expressed interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching excellence. Experiences with academic and career advisement is essential. Demonstrated research expertise in an area that complements community leadership is necessary. Applicants need to provide evidence of their ability to secure extramural funding from private and public sources as well as evidence of scholarly ability and productivity.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Community leadership program development and implementation experience. Expertise in teaching graduate level courses in research methods, data analysis, and data interpretation.APPLICATIONS: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. Review of applications will begin after December 1, 2014. Applicants must submit a complete curriculum vitae; copies of academic transcripts; copies of a maximum of three relevant publications; and statement of research interests and approach to teaching community leadership. Applicants must also provide contact information for three professional references.
For more information or questions regarding the position contact: Dr. Bob Birkenholz, Search Committee Chair, at (614) 292-8921 and via email email@example.com, or Department Chair, Dr. Gary Straquadine, at (614) 292-6909 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position Available: January 1, 2015 or as negotiated.
Position Description- Assistant Lecturer, non-tenure-track position with responsibilities in teaching Agricultural Leadership and Development courses, both face-to-face and online, in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications at Texas A&M University. Appointment is for a 12-month position with potential for annual reappointment pending satisfactory performance and funding.
Major Duties and Responsibilities- The key person will (1) teach four undergraduate courses each long semester and two undergraduate courses each summer; (2) support the Leadership work group; (3) demonstrate excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service; and (4) perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications- Earned master’s degree in leadership or closely related field by the start date. Depth of knowledge within the field of leadership and previous teaching and/or training experience are required. Preference will be given to candidates with an earned doctorate by the start date and with relevant professional or industry experience and teaching and/or training experience in higher education settings.
Salary and Benefits- Competitive with peer universities and commensurate with qualifications and experience
Applicants must complete a faculty application online at https://greatjobs.tamu.edu and submit a cover letter, transcripts, a curriculum vitae/résumé, a list of three references, and an educational philosophy as attachments to the online application. Applications not completed through the online application system will not be accepted. Applicant screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Direct inquiries to:
Lori Moore, Search Advisory Committee Chair, ALEC Department, 2116 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-2116, email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application review begins October 20, 2014 and continues until position is filled.
Direct questions to Dr. Michael Gleason, Director of the Leadership Institute, at email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.orgDirector, High SchoolUNO Charter School Network (posted 6-21-14)