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Creighton University, a Catholic Jesuit institution, invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor position within the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of the Graduate School, beginning July 1, 2016 (or as negotiated). Primary responsibility will include teaching courses for the Ed.D. program in Interdisciplinary Leadership and the Master's in Leadership, both programs that admit students from a variety of disciplines including, but not limited to: government, military, education, health care, non-profit leadership, and business. This position is located on campus in Omaha, Nebraska.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
As core faculty in year-round online doctoral and master's programs, the candidate will have documented leadership experience, a commitment to interdisciplinary education and research, experience with distance education/teaching, show evidence of outstanding classroom and/or online teaching, have experience with teaching and advising at the graduate level, and show evidence of work as a scholar-practitioner who can apply leadership theories in a variety of disciplinary settings. Job requirements include responsibility for teaching core and applied research course(s) as needed at the master's and doctoral levels, serving as a student advisor, chairing and supervising practica and dissertations, and ensuring continuity of the interdisciplinary approach, quality of program, program development, and continuation of the program by participating in committees and other assigned roles.
Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D., Ed.D., or other terminal degree and have a strong background of applied scholarly work and demonstrated excellence in teaching. The candidate will have at least 3-5 years of documented experience in a leadership position.
Submit letter of application, vita, three letters of reference, and a statement of teaching and research interests and leadership experience. Creighton University utilizes an online job application system. Please visit http://careers.creighton.edu and select "Search Postings" on the left-hand menu. Then, search for this position through the drop-down menu for "Position Title." All application materials are submitted online. The application deadline is March 1, 2016.
Disclosure Statement: This job summary is intended to describe the functions and nature of work performed by the people assigned to this classification. It is not intended to describe all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate.
Creighton University is an EEO/AA Employer: M/F/Disabled/Vets
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To apply for this position, please click on “Apply for this Vacancy” and complete the Employment Application. https://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/17116 Please be prepared to attach or enter the following:
1) Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact information for three References including mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone number
4) Description of Teaching Philosophy
Finalists may be asked to submit letters from three references.
If you have questions regarding this application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
The University of Missouri seeks to fill a faculty position to contribute to the graduate and undergraduate programs in the Department of Agricultural Education and Leadership, Division of Applied Social Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. Position responsibilities include: a) providing leadership for graduate programs (PhD and Masters) in Agricultural Education and Leadership, b) teaching graduate and potentially undergraduate courses in Agricultural Education and Leadership, c) conducting a focused program of research and scholarship relevant to Agricultural Education and Leadership, d) advising graduate and potentially undergraduate students, e) and providing service support – eg, serving on committees at multiple levels within the University, advising student organizations, and participating in outreach efforts.
The PhD program within Agricultural Education and Leadership emphasizes the development of agriculture teacher educators, leadership, educators, and Extension, nonformal and international development specialists. The emphasis of the Masters degree is on the professional development of persons working in or preparing to work in positions related to teaching, leadership or communication in agriculture, food and natural resources. The undergraduate degree program in Agricultural Education and Leadership involves two emphasis areas: Teacher Certification and Leadership. The Teacher Certification emphasis is designed to prepare students to become certified agriculture teachers. The Leadership emphasis is designed to prepare students for employment in training, communications, and human relations positions in agricultural businesses and organizations. The mission of the agricultural education and leadership program is to prepare outstanding agriculture, food and natural resource educators for leadership positions in the public and private sectors.
The Division of Applied Social Sciences (DASS) – one of six division in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natrual Resources -- includes faculty in Agricultural Education and Leadership, Science and Agricultural Journalism, Rural Sociology, and Agricultural and Applied Economics. The Division includes Extension faculty in Agricultural and Natural Resources (ANR) or Community Development (CD), and is strongly aligned with CAFNR International Programs. The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at MU is located in a major plant/animal research corridor, offering significant opportunity for collaboration. The University of Missouri also is home to the first School of Journalism which offers world class programs in new media as well as journalism and strategic communications, and offers joint programs with Science and Agricultural Journalism. Interdisciplinary collaboration is strongly encouraged.
Applications should include: letter of interest in the position, complete CV, research statement, and names of at least four professional references. Please visit http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php to submit an application. Finalists will be requested to submit official transcripts.
Screening of applications will begin February 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Dr. Anna Ball
Chair, Search Committee – Agricultural Education & Leadership
127 Gentry Hall
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211
email@example.com ; 573-882-7451
The University of Missouri’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources strongly endorses the principles embodied in the University of Missouri values statement - respect, responsibility, discovery, and excellence (http://www.missouri.edu/about/values.php.). In that context we seek to recruit and retain outstanding scholars who are committed to 1) blending service with scholarship, 2) leaders, 3) good colleagues who will collaborate with others from diverse disciplines and backgrounds, and 4) flexible and adaptable in an era of rapid change.
The University is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. To request ADA accommodations, please contact our ADA coordinator at (573)884-7278 (V/TTY).
MU makes available to applicants a security report of crimes that occurred on campus over the previous
three years. For a copy of this report, contact the University Police Department at (573) 882-5923 or access their web site at: http://www.mupolice.com/
This is a 12-month tenure-accruing position that will be 75% teaching (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences) and 25% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station) available in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Florida. This assignment may change in accordance with the needs of the unit. Duties will include (1) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses (on-campus and by distance) in global leadership and intercultural communication; (2) advising undergraduate and graduate students; (3) assisting with or coordinating one of the Department's undergraduate leadership academic programs; (4) planning and conducting a high quality, productive research program; and (5) contributing to the Department's overall goals in scholarship and research. Tenure will accrue in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication. The faculty member will actively participate in undergraduate education and graduate education by chairing and serving on graduate committees, supervising thesis and dissertation research, supervising undergraduate research, and publishing research results with his/her graduate students. The faculty member will actively seek contract and grant funding to support his/her program and engage in Extension activities in his or her program area. The successful candidate will engage in scholarly activities related to instruction, publish teaching-related scholarship, produce learning tools, and engage in professional development activities related to teaching and advising. Faculty members are encouraged to support and participate in the CALS Honors Program, distance education, and international education. Because of the IFAS land-grant mission, all faculty members are expected to be supportive of and engaged in all three mission areas – teaching, research, and extension – regardless of the assignment split specified in the position description.
The Department of Agricultural Education and Communication is a comprehensive academic unit in the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) at the University of Florida and has diverse teaching, research, and extension education programs with 23 faculty members and 10 support personnel located on the Gainesville campus. An additional faculty member directs the department's off-campus undergraduate program in agricultural education at the UF/IFAS Plant City campus. The departmental web site at http://aec.ifas.ufl.edu provides additional information.
Advertised Salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience
Minimum Qualifications: A doctorate (foreign equivalent acceptable) in agricultural leadership or a closely related discipline is required. Background experience, expertise, and interests should support a teaching and research focus on global leadership and intercultural communication. Previous international travel/experience, broad international perspectives, and basic working proficiency in non-English language(s) are also required. Candidates should have demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication, interpersonal relationships, and procurement of extramural funding. Candidates must be supportive of the mission of the land-grant system and demonstrate commitment to IFAS core values of excellence, diversity, global involvement, and accountability. The successful applicant must have a strong commitment to teaching, research, and extension and a proven ability to work effectively with professional colleagues, students, and stakeholders.Preferred Qualifications: Coursework and/or professional experience in intercultural communication are desired.
FOR FULL CONSIDERATION, CANDIDATES SHOULD APPLY AND SUBMIT ADDITIONAL MATERIALS BYFEBRUARY 1, 2016. THE POSITION WILL OPEN UNTIL A VIABLE APPLICANT POOL IS DETERMINED.
Nominations are welcome. The name and address of the nominee(s) should be sent to the contact below. Please refer to Requisition # 495576.
Dr. Tony Andenoro
Chair, Search and Screen Committee
University of Florida
Department of Agricultural Education and Communication
PO Box 110540
Gainesville, FL 32611-0540
Electronic Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Office of Leadership & Service-Learning (LSL) is currently seeking applications for the Associate Director for Curricular Programs. Reporting to the Director of LSL, this position serves as the main point of contact for students, faculty, and community partners involved in service-learning courses and leadership initiatives in the curriculum. Supports student development through a series of service and leadership programs designed to assist students in fostering the skills, knowledge, competencies, and values necessary to become effective leaders and citizens. Works with LSL director to develop faculty involvement in service-learning and leadership education in the curriculum, and offers assistance with course development.
Serves as a primary liaison between campus and community-based organizations working to build transformative campus-community partnerships. Has oversight responsibility for service-learning course assessments and OrgSync database management. Strengthens existing partnerships through partner support, workshops, online modules, and partner gatherings. Responsibilities also include: communications & marketing, voter engagement initiatives, Williams leadership scholarship, Leadership Resource Team, and the ECU Leadership Institute. Participates fully in the activities of the LSL and in other duties or university committees as requested by the Director of LSL. Supervises an Assistant Director, graduate assistant, and some undergraduate student staff.
He/she will implement & practice student development theory as it relates to job responsibilities that promote the understanding of regional, state, national, and global issues. The Associate Director supports integrative learning experiences through effective planning, implementation and assessment of current initiatives and develops additional experiences that foster community engagement and responsible citizenship. Responsibilities on this position have a direct impact on the quality of students' educational experiences and interaction with their peers, as well as the campus community at large. Additionally, this position requires a strong knowledge of university budgetary practices, risk management, problem solving skills, and contract negotiation; independent decision making and critical thinking skills are necessary.
This position will work with faculty & community partners through individual consultations to establish appropriate service-learning sites for service-learning courses at ECU; Support faculty to ensure communication of logistics and relevant information on service-learning sites through in-class presentations and/or individual consultations with service-learning faculty members. Develop LSL's community partner selection process, including managing ongoing evaluation and assessment of partnerships; oversee development of Community Advisory Board. Assist with training faculty to integrate service-learning & leadership development into their courses, providing workshops, consultation, and access to regional and national conference opportunities. Assist with organization and implementation of Service-Learning Faculty Fellows program. Attend and participate fully in service-learning committee meetings. Work with Director to ensure appropriate recognition of service-learning faculty and community partners for their efforts on behalf of service-learning. Engage in ongoing professional development related to service-learning,
leadership education, community-campus partnerships, etc. Attend in-services, gatherings and meetings of the Division of Student Affairs and other professional development opportunities, especially those offered by Human Resources. Keep current with service-learning theory, methods and initiatives. Work as part of team to advance the mission of the LSL. Nights and/or weekend work may be required.
• Master's degree in related field required (education, higher education administration, college student personnel administration, leadership studies, or other relevant area of study)
• Minimum of five years of experience in a higher education setting
• Experience supervising and advising staff
• Experience developing and maintaining strong, collaborative relationships with Student Affairs educators, community partner agencies, students, and faculty
• Experience working well with diverse groups, including experience with multicultural education
• Experience working with university students, particularly through the facilitation of structured reflection
• Excellent communication (written and verbal) and project management skills
Preferred Education and Experience:
• Experience coordinating civic engagement, service-learning, and/or leadership development programs
• Experience working with faculty to integrate service-learning in the curriculum
Special Instructions to Applicants:
In order to be considered for the position, all applicants are required to submit online a candidate profile, a letter of interest, a current resume, and a list of three references including contact information. Additionally, original official transcripts, a criminal background check, and three signed letters of reference will be required upon offer of employment. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire. East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the university's diversity goal, Student Affairs strongly encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.
Additional Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must complete a candidate profile or staff application online via the PeopleAdmin system. In addition, applicants must submit the documents requested in order to be considered for the position.
Applications will be considered until position is filled. ECU application for vacancy #929874 to ECU Human Resources at www.jobs.ecu.edu.
East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Visit this job posting at ecu.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=80519
Northwestern University invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Director of the Office of Fellowships.
Northwestern University is global in its scope, with 12 schools and colleges located on two campuses in Illinois (in Evanston and in Chicago) and one situated in Doha, Qatar. Ranked 13th among national universities by U.S. News, Northwestern has approximately 3,800 full‐time faculty. The University’s total enrollment is approximately 16,000, with undergraduates comprising just over half of that number.
Established in 1998, the Office of Fellowships encourages students to learn about and pursue national and international merit‐based awards that provide financial support for undergraduate, graduate, or post‐graduate study and research. It works closely with other university administrators, faculty, and staff who embolden students to develop their talents as they become engaged citizens of the world.
Since its founding, the Office has grown substantially in breadth, reach, and success. In academic year 2015, over 330 awards were made to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.
The Director will lead an office that works to provide information to students at all levels about opportunities that advance their educational and intellectual aspirations. The Director will lead efforts to support and guide students through every step of the process as they prepare for success in national and international competitions for fellowships.
She or he will provide leadership for the Office in collaborating with other academic units such as the Office of Undergraduate Research, Office for Research, and Study Abroad. The Director will work to develop relationships across all the schools of the University, with many of their academic departments, and to build co‐curricular partnerships within the Division of Student Affairs, including the Northwestern Career Advancement Office and the Office of Residential Academic Initiatives. In addition, he or she will work to cultivate relationships with leaders of prestigious fellowships programs.
The new Director will be a collaborator and strategist with a deep understanding of the national and international landscape of student fellowships. The successful candidate will have significant prior experience working with competitive fellowships programs. She or he will have experience as a teacher and mentor at the university level, and will demonstrate exceptional writing and communication skills. He or she will have a proven track record of successful collaboration with a broad set of organizational leaders and constituents across units, departments, and centers. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required.
The ideal Director will present evidence of a global perspective that transcends disciplinary boundaries and will have experience living and/or teaching abroad, preferably in a college or university setting. She or he will have strong team management and leadership experience in higher education and will be able to catalyze support and enthusiasm for advancing the educational mission of the Office.
Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by no later than January 29, 2016. Candidates should provide a resume or curriculum vitae and a letter of application that addresses the themes and responsibilities described in this position description.
Application materials may be submitted at http://preview.tinyurl.com/DirectorOfficeOfFellowships.
Inquiries and nominations may be submitted to email@example.com.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected
classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.
The Department of Community and Leadership Development (CLD) invites applications for the position of Department Chair.
The Department Chair is expected to provide leadership and foster excellence in all departmental efforts associated with teaching, research and Extension programs. This is a 12-month appointment. Responsibilities include promoting the academic success of students; shared administration of undergraduate and graduate programs; recruitment, mentoring, and evaluation of faculty; management of budget and departmental resources; planning, assessment and reporting; and maintenance of accreditation for instructional programs. The Department Chair is expected to guide the vision and the operational management of the Department to advance and grow its mission areas – research, Extension, and undergraduate and graduate education. As the lead academic officer for the Department, a Chair’s term is six years with possibility of renewal. The Chair reports directly to the Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (CAFE). The Chair represents the Department on the College leadership team, and is an advocate for the Department with College and University administration.
Applicants must be a full professor, hold a Ph.D. in a social science discipline, and meet qualifications for tenure in the department. Candidates should have a strong commitment to strengthening the synergy within a multi-disciplinary environment and the land grant mission of teaching, research, Extension, and service at a Research I institution. The ideal applicant has administrative experience and/or evidence of potential for effective administration and communication; a national reputation for excellence in research, teaching and/or Extension; and strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills.
The CLD Department is a process-focused multi-disciplinary department that includes professionals in community education, communications, development and leadership, sociology, and agriculture education. CLD seeks to play a leading role in CAFE’s efforts to meet the changing needs and trends in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, which is reflected in the department’s mission “…to strengthen the capacities of individuals, organizations and communities to act on their shared visions and challenges.” The department’s undergraduate and graduate programs encourage innovative community engagement and service-based learning. Its research and Extension programming focuses on community and organizational development, community communications, agricultural education, leadership, social justice, youth development and rural/urban issues. The Department of Community & Leadership Development was created in 2002, and has 18 faculty and 5 support staff. The Department supports about 200 undergraduate CLD and Agriculture Education majors, along with 60 graduate students. For more information about the University of Kentucky and the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, please see http://www.uky.edu/ and http://www.ca.uky.edu/. The departmental website is http://www.uky.edu/Ag/CLD. For information about living in Lexington, please see http://www.lexingtonky.gov/ and http://www.visitlex.com/things-to-do/.
Applicants should provide a cover letter that includes a statement of leadership philosophy and a vision for the department, a CV, and a reference page that includes contact information for five references. All material should be addressed to the search committee and submitted to https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/86810 by January 15, 2016 or until a suitable candidate is found.
For questions please contact:
Dr. Leigh Maynard, Search Committee Chair
Chair, Department of Agricultural Economics
College of Agriculture, Food and Environmentleigh.firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity organization and encourages applications from minorities and women.
The Associate Director of Student Leadership and Engagement will work with the Office of Student Engagement team to advance the mission and vision of the University by initiating, facilitating, and assessing a comprehensive program that promotes leadership development within individual and organizational engagement opportunities. The Associate Director will be charged with creation and assessment of leadership initiatives coming out of the Office of Student Engagement. Special emphasis will be focused on leadership opportunities that support harm reduction within the social environment around high-risk issues.
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This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.
Wake Forest University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in employment for individuals with disabilities.
In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.
Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.
Join the faculty of one of the nation’s largest and most vibrant graduate teaching departments in the interdisciplinary field of national and international security studies. The Department of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College seeks to fill a full-time vacancy beginning no later than July 2016. We invite applications from highly qualified candidates who are interested in teaching within the resident master degree programs of the world’s oldest graduate institution of professional military education. We are a blended faculty of scholars and practitioners providing graduate professional education to motivated students comprising mid-career military and civilian national security professionals from the United States and more than sixty partner countries who we are preparing as the senior national security leaders of tomorrow.
Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. that is directly relevant for one of the following areas: 1) international relations and regional security studies; 2) foreign policy analysis and U.S. foreign policy; or, 3) leadership studies. Strongest consideration will be given to candidates with scholarly or professional expertise that enables them to teach, research, and contribute to curriculum development in at least two or more of these areas. We are especially interested in augmenting existing departmental expertise in leadership studies within the national security context. Additional desirable qualifications include: relevant applied professional experience such as in government or international organizations; demonstrated teaching excellence (preferably at the graduate level); a scholarly record that demonstrates significant future potential for research and publication; and, a demonstrated commitment to collegiality and an interdisciplinary ethos. Ph.D. candidates who are very near completion are welcome to apply if they otherwise possess extremely strong qualifications, for example extensive relevant professional experience, but such applications will be considered only with compelling evidence that the Ph.D. will be completed by July 2016.
Specific responsibilities include: teaching within two distinctive common core survey courses in contemporary security studies; developing common core curricula including individual class sessions; developing and teaching elective courses; active professional contribution including through research and publication; and, college service. Normal 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. All positions are 12-month and full-time on an initial multi-year appointment that is renewable on an ongoing basis. Rank at time of appointment is commensurate to qualifications. Salary is competitive for all ranks and is accompanied by a generous federal civil service package of health, retirement, vacation, sick leave, and other benefits. The college is a non-tenure granting institution but has established a long record of extremely high levels of faculty renewal and retention.
The U.S. Naval War College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges to award a Master of Arts Degree in Defense and Strategic Studies and a Master of Arts Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies, and also by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to award certification in Joint Professional Military Education Phase 1 & 2.
Applications will be accepted until October 25, 2015 and must include the following: 1) a detailed cover letter specifying the academic rank being applied for and addressing all of the qualifications noted above; 2) a CV; and, 3) prior teaching evaluations (if available). In addition, applicants for assistant or associate rank must 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-15-14 should be submitted by email to NSAvacancy@usnwc.edu. Signed letters of reference may also be sent by referees to this address as email attachments as the preferred method, or they may also be mailed to:
Department of National Security Affairs
U.S. Naval War College
Conolly Hall, Suite 318
686 Cushing Road
Newport, RI 02841-1207
Attn: Jill Marion
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.
Tarleton State University, a member of the Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) since 1917, is a vibrant learning community offering 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees within five colleges—agricultural and environmental sciences, business administration, education, liberal and fine arts, and science and technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (COAES) stands at the heart of the institutional mission and tradition. Enrolling approximately 1,600 students, COAES has the second largest enrollment of its kind in Texas and ranks third nationally among non-land grant universities. Tarleton’s graduates have a reputation for high performance and for contributions to their professions in agriculture, agribusiness, education, and human sciences. The main campus is located in Stephenville, a friendly community of 17,000, an hour southwest of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, surrounded by rolling hills and the prairie plains of West Central Texas.
Reporting to the Provost, the Dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will provide strategic leadership for the academic departments of Agricultural and Consumer Sciences, Animal Science and Veterinary Technology, and Wildlife, Sustainability and Ecosystems Sciences, as well as the College Farm. This is a time of transition as agricultural theory and practice continues to evolve, propelling the integration of greater research and science into the curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The Dean will provide strong planning and management, vision, and support to programs and personnel emphasizing collegiality, integration, and collaboration across all dimensions of the College and broader University. Encouraging a culture of academic excellence emphasizing high academic standards; excellent teaching, faculty and student scholarship; continuous quality improvement; and data driven decision-making is a key priority. The Dean will design and implement strategy to enhance the academic profile of the College and strengthen enrollment while concurrently ensuring applied learning experiences for students are integrated into every academic program. Additional duties and responsibilities include: building an advancement program focused on the cultivation and acquisition of resources for continuous development and improvement of the College; managing College budgets, personnel, and natural, technological, and physical resources; ensuring compliance with TAMUS and Tarleton policies and regulations; advocating for student, faculty, staff, and intellectual diversity; and initiating industry and school district linkages that will assist in curriculum development and career opportunities for graduates. Periodic teaching in one’s academic discipline will be balanced with leadership and administrative responsibilities as needs and schedules allow. This is a 12-month, administrative appointment with opportunity for academic tenure. Anticipated start date is July of 2016.
Applicants must hold a terminal degree in a discipline housed in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, have achieved earned academic rank, and possess a record of sustained scholarship or creative activity. Additional required qualifications include: a demonstrated record of successful administrative leadership; outstanding written and verbal communication skills; and a reputation as an accessible and decisive leader, effective in managing change, facilitating conflict resolution, and fostering a spirit of innovation and collaboration among faculty as well as other campus, community, industry, and governmental/educational/non-profit partners. Evidence of leadership in strategic planning, academic program review, assessment of student learning outcomes, and program or regional accreditation processes is desired. Experience in academic fundraising and the procurement of extramural grants; record of accomplishment, including awards for excellence in teaching; and a well-articulated understanding of the relationship between teaching, service, and scholarship activities will also be important considerations in the selection of the next Dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the SJG website at www.spelmanandjohnson.com under the link Current Searches. Inquiries or nominations may be directed to Valerie Szymkowicz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SJG – The Spelman & Johnson Group
Tarleton State University – Dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Valerie B. Szymkowicz, Senior Associate
Visit Tarleton State University’s website at www.tarleton.edu
Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.
About Robert Morris University:
Robert Morris University (RMU), founded in 1921, is one of the leading universities in the Pittsburgh region. RMU provides a professionally focused education with an emphasis on engaged learning and is one of the most affordable, private, masters-level institutions in Pennsylvania.
Robert Morris University seeks faculty candidates who will exemplify the teacher-scholar model in the following academic discipline.
Department Head, Organizational Leadership.
This administrator with faculty status position will be responsible for establishing and successfully carrying out departmental plans that are consistent with the school and the University. In coordination with the dean of the school, department members, adjunct professors, and staff, the department head will establish measurable goals and conduct outcomes assessments in the following areas: faculty development, student advising, student achievement, curriculum development and evaluation, credit hour productivity (as measured by the total number of full-time faculty members assigned to the department), student majors, intellectual contribution and/or research output, and operating costs.
An earned doctorate in Organizational Leadership or a related field, a publication record sufficient to merit the rank of associate professor or professor in the academic department, and a record of success in teaching, research, or grant proposal writing and professional service is required.
Competitive and commensurate with experience.
How to Apply:
Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, current vitae and list of three academic and/or professional references via email to: email@example.com or Robert Morris University, 6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, Pennsylvania, 15108, c/o , AnnMarie LeBlanc, Dean.
At Robert Morris University, we believe that institutional equity reflects our continued commitment to a community where everyone is both valued and respected. Institutional equity encompasses racial, ethnic, gender and religious diversity, cultural perspectives, national origins, sexual orientation, physical ability, as well as socioeconomic contexts, and educational backgrounds.
We are dedicated to developing a diverse population by fostering an environment where intellectual and social growth, individual perspectives, and all human experiences are valued. We strive to be an inclusive community that celebrates and embraces differences as a means of responding to the cultural and social demands of a global society. Inherent in our inclusion efforts is a strong commitment to intercultural and global education to produce and include citizens who will serve as educational, social, economic and cultural ambassadors to the world.
California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect and ethical behavior, please visit: http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity
· Available for Academic Year: 2016/2017.
· Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
· Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process.
· Salary placement depends upon academic preparation and professional experience.
The Department of Animal Sciences and Agricultural Education in the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for a tenure-track 9 month position with a 12 month assignment as an Assistant Professor in Agricultural Leadership. The new faculty member will work in conjunction with the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology Dean’s office to develop a college-wide student leadership program consisting of, but not limited to: leadership courses, an academic certificate program, leadership training for student organizations, and professional development for faculty to assist in developing effective student leaders. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses, advise students and student organizations, conduct scholarly and applied research, and engage in service-related activities. Additionally, assistance with the annual FFA field day, state FFA convention, and service on department, college, and/or university committees is expected.
The Agricultural Education and Communication program consists of approximately 150 undergraduate majors pursuing degree options in agricultural teacher preparation or agricultural communication. Additionally, there are 15-25 postbaccalaureate students pursuing their secondary agriculture teaching credentials. The undergraduate program is designed to prepare students for careers as secondary agriculture teachers, leaders in the agricultural industry, and agricultural communication specialists that are greatly needed in agriculture and its related industries. The academic program is enhanced through practical experience provided at the university’s 1,000 acre agricultural laboratory consisting of crop and livestock production units, dairy and food processing facilities, meats laboratory, winery, and farm market. The department is extremely proud of its outstanding faculty and the quality students it prepares as demonstrated by the success of its alumni.
An earned doctorate in Agricultural Leadership, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Communication, or other closely-related disciplines from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/15/2016).
1) Effective undergraduate and/or graduate teaching (teaching experience as a graduate assistant is acceptable); 2) demonstrated knowledge and ability to conduct applied research; and 3) the ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
1) Experience with the development and/or direction of leadership academies, institutes, or certification programs; 2) experience teaching undergraduate and/or graduate leadership, agricultural education, and/or agricultural communication courses; 3) a documented record of applied research and publications; 4) experience presenting leadership development workshops, trainings, and/or team building sessions; 5) experience advising undergraduate and/or graduate students, and student organizations; 6) interaction with students, colleagues, industry stakeholders, government agencies, media, and the general public; and 7) success seeking and securing extramural funding.
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, applicants must complete an on-line application at jobs.fresnostate.edu and attach the following: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing the required experience and preferred qualifications listed above; 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) list of three professional references. Finalists will be required to submit 1) three current letters of recommendation and 2) official transcripts. For inquiries, contact: Dr. Steven Rocca, Search Committee Chair; California State University, Fresno; Department of Animal Sciences and Agricultural Education; 2415 E. San Ramon Avenue, MS AS75; Fresno, CA 93740-8033; Phone: 559.278.5088; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
A link to the Annual Safety and Security/Fire Safety Report is provided in compliance with the 1998 Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act, and California Education Code section 67380. The report includes three calendar years of select campus crime statistics and it includes security policies and procedures for the campus. Applicants, students, and employees can obtain a copy of this report from the web site: http://www.fresnostate.edu/police/clery/index.shtml or by contacting the Campus Police Department. The person holding this position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following web site: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html
Necessary background investigations will be completed depending on the requirements of the position. Those could include, but are not limited to, processing of fingerprints through the Department of Justice and FBI, and degree and license verification. A conditional offer may be made based on the results of these verification.
Equal Employment Opportunity:California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.