Professional Leadership Position Listings


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Positions Available
Department Head, Organizational Leadership
Robert Morris University
(posted 8-31-15)

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.
Responsibilities:
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.

Qualifications: 
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.

Salary:
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: scis_faculty_apps@rmu.edu or Robert Morris University, 6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, Pennsylvania, 15108, c/o , AnnMarie LeBlanc, Dean.

For more information on RMU, please visit: http://www.rmu.edu
For more information on careers at RMU, please visit http://www.rmu.edu/jobs

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.
EOE

Director of Social Impact
Claremont Lincoln University
(posted 8-31-15)


Position Title: Director of Social Impact
Reports to: President
Department: Claremont Lincoln University
Status: Full-time / Exempt

About Claremont Lincoln University

Mission
Claremont Lincoln is a graduate university that provides innovative educational offerings with a global imperative. Students will develop capacities for compassionate leadership across social sectors. In an interconnected age, these individuals will engage in dialogue and collaboration across cultural, ideological, religious and economic perspectives. We achieve our mission with three areas of advanced inquiry and practice: ethical leadership, interfaith action, and social impact. Our students will integrate self-knowledge with critical perspectives and contemporary skills to create sustainable social change.

Vision
Transforming ideas and ideals into action.

Values
Compassion – Follow the Golden Rule: Do unto others, as you would have them do unto you.
Integrity – Be consistent and transparent in our values, actions and outcomes.
Respect – Value and be mindful of others’ views and traditions.
Diligence – Have a commitment to continually improve and the strength to make a difference.
Individual Responsibility – Hold ourselves accountable; deliver on our promises.
Innovation – Strive to define new ways to make education better.
Loyalty – Support and allegiance to CLU and its mission.
Social Impact – make the world a better place.
Service – provide a quality educational experience to all that encounter CLU.

Purpose of the Position

The M.A. in Social Impact teaches the capacities needed for mindful leaders—particularly, though not exclusively in the social and civil sectors—to envision, implement, and adapt efforts that generate positive and sustainable impact within and/or beyond their organizations and communities. It is intended for those emerging leaders with entrepreneurial spirits seeking the skills and perspectives to be intrapreneurs in their organizations, change-agents in their communities, or catalysts for new social endeavors.

The Program Director position is both a faculty and administrative position. Administrative duties include management of the program to ensure that offerings are accessible, relevant, challenging and well designed; working with the other program directors and the director of the Core to establish common administrative policies and processes; recruitment, engagement, evaluation and development of the teaching faculty;  and, developing external facing components of the degree program including certificates, partner opportunities, practitioner and scholarly exchanges in a digital environment.  The faculty responsibilities include teaching one class per year online and being an active and positive contributor to the Academic Leadership Team which addresses all academic issues for the university.

This is a leadership role at Claremont Lincoln University and Program Directors are expected to participate in University activities, address external audiences, model the values of the organization and set a positive example for innovation, cooperation and accomplishment.

Responsibilities

All responsibilities are presumed to reflect the effective implementation of best practices. Technology will be leveraged as an enabler whenever practical.  Internal controls will be installed to ensure that all activities comply with acknowledged standards of fiduciary due care, non-conflicts of interest and confidentiality.

Recruit faculty;
Provide faculty training, development and evaluation;
Ensure faculty engagement;
Demonstrate timely and supportive response to student issues;
Design and implement faculty meetings;
Design and participate in the periodic CLU Weekend Gathering events, especially the Saturday Educational Exchange;
Keep program courses and material current by using the University’s Curriculum Lab process;
Meet deadlines and follow organizational policies;
Contribute to the process improvement of all aspects of the program;
Work collaboratively with all members of the Program Directors’ team to assure consistent, effective and innovative policies and practices for all programs;
Maintain professional and scholarly expertise and associations;
Actively and positively engage in ALT meetings;
Model positive leadership; and
Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience:

An earned doctorate in the program discipline;
Evidence of scholarship or practice in discipline;
Experience in design and delivery of online education;
Experience in teaching graduate level material and students;
Readiness to embrace learning technologies; and
Managerial experience in motivating people, managing systems and team work.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 

Understanding of University’s philosophy and mission;
Exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communications skills.  Able to demonstrate skill in written communication;
Demonstrate high level of effectiveness in different situations with varying people, tasks and responsibilities in culturally and religiously diverse environment;
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and follow-through, attention to details and well organized
Demonstrates ability to implement and to teach others;
To collaborate well with University and other colleagues;
To achieve goals and adapt to changing priorities;
A strong customer service orientation and positive, helpful attitude;
Good decision-making skills; and
High ethical standards and sound judgment.

How to Apply
Please send your cover letter and resume to Nancy Barnes, Director of Human Resources

Fax: (909) 399-3443


Director of Ethical Leadership
Claremont Lincoln University
(posted 8-31-15)


Position Title: Director of Ethical Leadership
Reports to: President
Department: Claremont Lincoln University
Status: Full-time / Exempt


About Claremont Lincoln University

Mission
Claremont Lincoln is a graduate university that provides innovative educational offerings with a global imperative. Students will develop capacities for compassionate leadership across social sectors. In an interconnected age, these individuals will engage in dialogue and collaboration across cultural, ideological, religious and economic perspectives. We achieve our mission with three areas of advanced inquiry and practice: ethical leadership, interfaith action, and social impact. Our students will integrate self-knowledge with critical perspectives and contemporary skills to create sustainable social change.

Vision
Transforming ideas and ideals into action.

Values
Compassion – Follow the Golden Rule: Do unto others, as you would have them do unto you.
Integrity – Be consistent and transparent in our values, actions and outcomes.
Respect – Value and be mindful of others’ views and traditions.
Diligence – Have a commitment to continually improve and the strength to make a difference.
Individual Responsibility – Hold ourselves accountable; deliver on our promises.
Innovation – Strive to define new ways to make education better.
Loyalty – Support and allegiance to CLU and its mission.
Social Impact – make the world a better place.
Service – provide a quality educational experience to all that encounter CLU.

Purpose of the Position

The Director of Ethical Leadership is both a faculty and administrative position responsible for managing the graduate degree in Ethical Leadership program.  The M.A. in Ethical Leadership teaches working professionals about leadership, ethics, and ethical leadership while transforming them into ethical leaders in a diverse, globalized world.

The Program Director position is both a faculty and administrative position. Administrative duties include management of the program to ensure that offerings are accessible, relevant, challenging and well designed; working with the other program directors and the director of the Core to establish common administrative policies and processes; recruitment, engagement, evaluation and development of the teaching faculty;  and, developing external facing components of the degree program including certificates, partner opportunities, practitioner and scholarly exchanges in a digital environment.  The faculty responsibilities include teaching one class per year online and being an active and positive contributor to the Academic Leadership Team which addresses all academic issues for the university.

This is a leadership role at Claremont Lincoln University and Program Directors are expected to participate in University activities, address external audiences, model the values of the organization and set a positive example for innovation, cooperation and accomplishment.

Responsibilities

All responsibilities are presumed to reflect the effective implementation of best practices. Technology will be leveraged as an enabler whenever practical.  Internal controls will be installed to ensure that all activities comply with acknowledged standards of fiduciary due care, non-conflicts of interest and confidentiality.

Recruit faculty;
Provide faculty training, development and evaluation;
Ensure faculty engagement;
Demonstrate timely and supportive response to student issues;
Design and implement faculty meetings;
Design and participate in the periodic CLU Weekend Gathering events, especially the Saturday Educational Exchange;
Keep program courses and material current by using the University’s Curriculum Lab process;
Meet deadlines and follow organizational policies;
Contribute to the process improvement of all aspects of the program;
Work collaboratively with all members of the Program Directors’ team to assure consistent, effective and innovative policies and practices for all programs;
Maintain professional and scholarly expertise and associations;
Actively and positively engage in ALT meetings;
Model positive leadership; and
Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience:

An earned doctorate in the program discipline;
Evidence of scholarship or practice in discipline;
Experience in design and delivery of online education;
Experience in teaching graduate level material and students;
Readiness to embrace learning technologies; and
Managerial experience in motivating people, managing systems and team work.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 

Understanding of University’s philosophy and mission;
Exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communications skills.  Able to demonstrate skill in written communication;
Demonstrate high level of effectiveness in different situations with varying people, tasks and responsibilities in culturally and religiously diverse environment;
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and follow-through, attention to details and well organized
Demonstrates ability to implement and to teach others;
To collaborate well with University and other colleagues;
To achieve goals and adapt to changing priorities;
A strong customer service orientation and positive, helpful attitude;
Good decision-making skills; and
High ethical standards and sound judgment.

How to Apply
Please send your cover letter and resume to Nancy Barnes, Director of Human Resources

Fax: (909) 399-3443
Assistant Director, Programming and Student Engagement-Illinois Leadership Center
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
(posted 8-27-15)

See full position listing here

Assistant Director, Programming and Student Engagement

Illinois Leadership® Center

The Illinois Leadership Center is a highly successful partnership between Academic Affairs and Student Affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a premier public research university located in east-central Illinois. The Center serves as a focal point for student-oriented leadership initiatives on campus, bridging learning and development opportunities between academic curricula and student affairs programs and services. It has an established record of student involvement in academic leadership courses, workshops and conferences, educational programs, and consulting services. The Center’s goal is to help students prepare not only for involvement but for leadership--on campus as well as in civic and work life beyond the academic realm. Past participants in Center programs now lead in such venues as Fortune 500 companies, Teach for America, research laboratories, and the Peace Corps.

Primary responsibilities of the position:

The Assistant Director serves as a member of the Illinois Leadership Center staff and reports to the Director of the Illinois Leadership Center. The Assistant Director is responsible for the coordinating the Illinois Leadership Certificate Program including student support and coach recruitment/training. The Assistant Director will also assist with the development and implementation of other Leadership Center specific programs and activities as assigned.

Job Description:

  • Manage the programmatic functions of the Leadership Certificate Program consisting of over 600 students and coaches.
  • Recruit, support, and provide resources to faculty, administrators, and alumni serving as leadership coaches (mentors) to students in the Leadership Certificate Program.
  • Oversee the implementation and maintenance of other Leadership Center programs including but not limited to the

Leadership Certificate, LeaderShape, and Welcome Week Activities.

  • Advise Grad student interns and student workers related to assigned projects.
  • Serve as a member of campus-wide Illinois Leadership Coordinating Committee work group as assigned.
  • Strengthen and maintain relationship with key campus units including living and learning communities, service communities, and cultural houses.
  • Support Leadership Center programs and special events when it is a priority for the Center (e.g., attending weekend programs or evening workshops when necessary).
  • Serve as on-site manager for Illinois Leadership i-programs.
  • Serve as a resource to campus areas including all academic units and student affairs departments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in college student personnel, leadership education, or related field.
  • Two years’ experience in student activities/development as a student or professional.
  • Strong organizational skills and working effectively in a team environment.
  • Experience in curriculum development and assessment.
  • Demonstrated ability to create positive working relationships across student affairs and academic affairs to plan and implement co-curricular programs.
  • Understanding and commitment to diversity.

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.eduby September 10, 2015.

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 1, 2015.

This position is a security sensitive position. A background check is required for the finalist and final offer will be contingent upon the results of the background check.

For additional information regarding the application procedures, please contact:

Rhonda Kirts, Office of the Dean of Students

Phone: 217-333-0050

Email: rkirts@illinois.edu

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

Organization Name: Illinois Leadership Center

College Name or Administrative Unit: Illlinois Leadership Center

Category: Academic Professional

Title: Assistant Director, Programming and Student Engagement (A1500357)

Open Date:08/20/2015

Close Date: 09/10/2015

Assistant Professor, Leadership Education
University of Florida
(posted 8-20-15)


Assistant Professor - Leadership Education
JOB NO:
492981
WORK TYPE:Faculty Full-Time
LOCATION:University of Florida, Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
CATEGORIES:Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine
DEPARTMENT:60260000 - AG-AG ED AND COMMUNICATION


CLASSIFICATION TITLE:

Assistant Professor - Leadership Education

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This is a 12-month tenure-accruing position that will be 70% teaching (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences), 10% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station), and 20% extension (Florida Cooperative Extension Service) 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 in leadership (on-campus and by distance); (2) advising undergraduate and graduate students; (3) planning and conducting a high quality, productive research program; (4) developing and delivering educational programs and materials to target audiences as part of a planned extension program, (5) participating in extension teams; and (6) contributing to the Department's overall goals in scholarship and research. Tenure will accrue in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication. Teaching assignments will include course and curriculum support for the Challenge 2050 Project in the College and other leadership courses and curricula that serve students in the Department, College, and University. 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, including teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, participating in curriculum revision and enhancement, seeking funding for the teaching program, supervising undergraduate and graduate research and creative work, publishing teaching-related scholarship, producing learning tools, and engaging 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 - Research, Teaching 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.eduprovides additional information. 

ADVERTISED SALARY:
Commensurate with Education and Experience

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
A doctorate (foreign equivalent acceptable) in agricultural leadership or a closely related discipline is 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. Candidates must show clear promise in research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and demonstrate excellent skills in verbal and written communication, collaboration and teamwork, interpersonal communication, and procurement of extramural funding.


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
FOR FULL CONSIDERATION, CANDIDATES SHOULD APPLY AND SUBMIT ADDITIONAL MATERIALS BY SEPTEMBER 15, 2015.  THE POSITION WILL OPEN UNTIL A VIABLE APPLICANT POOL IS DETERMINED.

Nominations are welcome.  Nominations need to include the complete name and address of the nominee. This information should be sent to the address below.
Application Information 
Individuals wishing to apply should go online to http://jobs.ufl.edu (search for requisition # 492981) and submit:
o  Application 
o  Cover letter that states applicant's interest in the position and qualifications relative to the credentials listed above
o  Curriculum vitae
 
Official transcripts showing receipt of the doctoral degree and three letters of recommendation should be sent to: 
Please refer to Requisition # 492981
Dr. Hannah Carter
Chair, Search and Screen Committee
University of Florida
Department of Agricultural Education and Communication
PO Box 110540
Gainesville, FL  32611-0540
Telephone: 352-392-1041
Facsimile: 352-392-0589
Electronic Mail: hscarter@ufl.edu 

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.  The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida's 'Government in the Sunshine' and Public Records Laws.  Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
 
Application Link - http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/492981/assistant-professor-leadership-education
Assistant Professor, Agricultural Leadership
California State University, Fresno
(posted 8-17-15)


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.

Position Summary:

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.

Overview:

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.

Required Education:

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).

Required Experience:

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

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. 

Application Procedures:

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: srocca@csufresno.edu

Other Requirements:

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

Background Check:

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 verifications.

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.

Executive Director, Fitz Center for Leadership in Community
University of Dayton
(posted 8-17-15)


University of Dayton invites applications for the Executive Director of the Fitz Center for Leadership in Community.

Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University of Dayton is a top-ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

Position Summary
A national leader in civic engagement and community based learning and service, the Fitz Center initiates and sustains partnerships with urban neighborhoods and larger communities that promote comprehensive community building, provides a context for broadly connected learning and scholarship, and develops students and faculty as community leaders. Its asset-based community building programs are based on the co-creation of a widely shared vision guided by the values of mutual respect, the common good, and a preferential option for the poor. The work of the Fitz Center requires extensive collaboration between University faculty, staff and students and its public and private partners. In developing its programs, the Fitz Center is guided by best practices of community engaged learning and the principles of the Catholic social tradition.

Established in 2002, the Fitz Center has led or contributed to the following projects: the Genesis Neighborhood redevelopment and Brown Street vision; Dayton’s Neighborhood School Centers; University of Dayton Rivers Institute; design and development of signature programs for student leadership (Semester of Service, Dayton Civic Scholars, River Stewards and YESS AmeriCorps Program); creation of the “Leadership in Building Communities” seminar and development of collaborative research with over two dozen Dayton neighborhoods. The Fitz Center was also instrumental in the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching selection of the University of Dayton for the 2015 Community Engagement Classification, recognizing the University’s long-standing commitment to community engagement through teaching, service, research and partnerships. The Fitz Center houses the Fr. Ferree Professor of Social Justice, past president of the University, Bro. Raymond Fitz, S.M. For more information about the Fitz Center, see http://www.udayton.edu/artssciences/fitzcenter/index.php

The Executive Director provides vision and leadership for the Fitz Center. Duties and responsibilities include: promoting effective collaboration between faculty, staff, students and community partners; cultivating student leadership; developing new and sustaining existing community partnerships; building on partnerships to creatively envision new areas for growth; obtaining external funding through grants or other funding sources; supervising, developing and mentoring staff members; and effectively stewarding the Center’s resources. The Executive Director of the Fitz Center reports to the Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Research and Experiential Learning in the College of Arts & Sciences and currently supervises a staff of eight full-time employees, in addition to six graduate assistants and ten undergraduate interns.

Required Qualifications
-Master’s degree
-Demonstrated leadership and effectiveness in organizational and strategic planning
-Success developing and executing programming for community and civic engagement
-Record of working effectively with community-based, non-profit organizations and a variety of governmental and public agencies
-Effective written communication skills
-Budget management experience
-Demonstrated effectiveness supervising staff
-Demonstrated effectiveness working with persons from diverse backgrounds
-Appreciation for the Catholic and Marianist mission and values of the University of Dayton -Ability to articulate how the Catholic social tradition informs community engaged learning.
Preferred Qualifications
-Success in securing external funding
-Record of scholarly activities involving community building and/or civic engagement
-Leadership experience in higher education
-Doctoral degree
-Successful experience in developing academic collaborations with faculty for community engaged learning
-Success cultivating student leadership
-Experience with assessment-based continuous improvement of programs and initiatives
-Experience with asset-based model of community building
-Effective interpersonal skills
-Effective oral communication skills
-Demonstrated effectiveness supervising staff at multiple levels

To Apply Visit http://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/17934. Applications must be online and include a full resume, a cover letter addressing each required and applicable preferred qualifications and interest in the position, and contact information for three references. References will be treated confidentially and will only be contacted with prior approval at the advanced stages of the process. Application deadline is September 15, 2015, with anticipated start date of January 1, 2016.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Director, Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching

Northwestern University
(posted 6-22-15)

Click here for full position announcement.

Northwestern University invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Director of the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching.

Established in 1992, the Searle Center focuses on enhancing learning and teaching at all levels of the University and is dedicated to four core areas: faculty development; graduate student and postdoctoral scholar development; programs for undergraduates; and assessment, evaluation, and education research. Through its wide range of programs, services, research, and scholarship, the Center seeks to assist all members of the Northwestern community who are engaged in the development and promotion of cutting edge learning environments and experiences for their students, their colleagues, and themselves. Since its founding, the Center has substantially grown in scope, breadth, and reach, and its staff make meaningful contributions nationally and internationally to the literature on learning and teaching.

Recognizing the Center’s key role in continuing to advance Northwestern’s overarching mission of discovering new knowledge and educating students, the University is seeking a new Director to imagine, create, and implement programs that will further integrate the Center into the academic mission of the institution. Reporting to the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education, the Director will provide visionary leadership for advancing learning and teaching within Northwestern. She or he will work in partnership with deans, faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, staff, a faculty advisory board, and other colleagues to promote an environment that appreciates and emphasizes effective learning and teaching throughout the University.

The new Director will be an innovator, collaborator, and strategist with a deep understanding of both the opportunities and challenges that are emerging in the highly evolving learning and teaching landscape. The successful candidate will possess a proven track record as an administrator, experience as a teacher of a discipline within higher education, a strong understanding of academics in a research university setting, and the ability to gain the confidence of faculty to catalyze support and enthusiasm for advancing the educational mission of the University. She or he will have a proven track record of successfully collaborating with a broad set of organizational leaders and constituents across units, departments, and centers. The ideal director will present evidence of both broad and deep academic interests, a successful publication history, expertise in obtaining external funds and grant support, and a strong background in a specific academic field and/or the research and scholarship of learning and teaching. A Ph.D. or terminal degree is required, preferably in a field of the University’s academic work. The Director could hold an appropriate faculty appointment in a relevant department.

Additional information about Northwestern is available at www.northwestern.edu; information about the Searle Center may be found at www.northwestern.edu/searle.

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 October 9, 2015. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses the themes and responsibilities described in the leadership profile, available at www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to Northwestern University’s consultants Robin Mamlet, Jean Dowdall, and Amy Crutchfield at email address NUSearle@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached by telephone through assistant Leslie Donahue at 630-575-6178630-575-6178.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Leadership

Creighton University, Omaha, NE
(posted 6-22-15)

Job Description:

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 October 19, 2015 (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 a year-round, online doctoral program, 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.                           

Requirements:

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.              

Application Instructions:

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. Review of complete applications will begin July 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Please apply here     

Creighton University is an EEO/AA Employer: M/F/Disabled/Vets

Associate Program Director, School of Applied Leadership

City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA
(posted 6-15-15)

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Job Description:

The School of Applied Leadership is looking to hire someone who can develop and grow our nonprofit emphasis and higher education concentration and serve as our liaison and outreach coordinator to the community for both nonprofit and Higher Education. This requires someone with nonprofit leadership experience (such as board experience), an extensive nonprofit network, and demonstrated expertise in outreach and community partnership development.  

Summary:  

Associate Program Directors report to an Academic Program Director and contribute to a quality student experience by ensuring the success of program components, which may include program design, assessment, technology integrations, and/or curriculum development. Associate Program Directors manage teaching faculty, foster student development, and may engage in academic governance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities are listed below; other duties may also be assigned.

1. Program Coordination- Assists the Academic Program Director by assessing, reviewing, and developing specified program components. Maintains program currency and assists in the effort to review and revise programs to enhance the student learning experience. 

2. Teaching Excellence- Teaches 3 courses per year or the equivalent, within compensation, as assigned by the Academic Program Director, to ensure quality of program and student learning experience. Models excellence in teaching and learning and fosters student development.

3. Performance of Teaching Faculty- Responsible for assisting the performance of teaching faculty in designated program components. Establishes expectations for excellence in teaching and learning under the supervision of the Academic Program Director. Ensures effective orientation, training, mentoring, and coaching to foster a respectful, empowering learning environment that contributes to a positive faculty and student experience.

4. Curriculum Development and Review- Assists the Academic Program Director in ensuring that program curriculum is in alignment with the CityU Academic Model and focuses on application and current practice. Assumes responsibility for developing program components as assigned and for evaluating and updating existing curriculum.  Assists the Faculty/Program Director in ensuring alignment of program with accreditation standards.

5. Student Learning and Development- Supports student learning and engagement. Proactively develops students to become responsible, ethical, self-directed professionals.

6. Academic and Institutional Governance- Engages in formal and/or informal academic and institutional governance by serving on councils and committees.

7. Currency and Scholarship- Ensures currency of assigned faculty. Models, encourages, and promotes scholarship in teaching and learning.

8. Service and Outreach- Participates in and promotes professional communities in area(s) of expertise. 

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • An earned doctoral degree from an accredited institution in a specific discipline as defined by program need or location is required. A master's degree with requisite field certification is appropriate for some disciplines.
  • 2 - 4 years proven experience in teaching, preferably in both in-class and online modes of educational delivery.
  • Ability to address student academic-related issues and concerns in support of retention and student success.
  • Ability to lead and manage in a creative and fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work comfortably with and manage virtual teams.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills. Must be able to relate to and communicate with diverse students, faculty, staff, and external communities.
  • Ability to present a professional image on behalf of the academic school and CityU as appropriate.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and learning management systems in support of quality teaching and learning.


Additional Information:

Salary Range:

The salary range is $65,000 - $70,000 annualized, and includes a complete benefit package including tuition waiver, transit pass for eligible employees, paid holidays and other paid leaves, medical/dental/vision/life and disability plans and 403(b)

Application Instructions:

CityU of Seattle has an online-only application process. Please submit a complete application to be considered for this position; a complete application includes:

  • Completed Electronic Application Form
  • Current Resume
  • Cover Letter

Once you have created a profile, please remember to record your password. If you use the 'Help Desk' feature, responses will be sent to your Interview Exchange account.  Once the position is filled, you will see a status update in your account profile.

If you encounter technical problems while applying for a position, please use the 'Help Desk' feature in your Interview Exchange account to submit the issue to technical support. For non-technical issues or questions, please email employment@cityu.edu

Professional Development Programs Manager, Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies

National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV
(posted 5-10-15)

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The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) (www.fishwildlife.org), founded in 1902, represents North America’s fish and wildlife agencies to promote sound management and conservation and speak with a collective voice on important fish and wildlife issues. The Association has approximately 25 staff members, which includes an Executive Director, Legislative Director, Operations Director, Wildlife Policy Director, International Resource Director, Communications & Marketing Director and Legal Counsel in addition to program/project/species-specific personnel and administrative staff. AFWA’s headquarters is in Washington, DC.

Position Overview

The Professional Development (TPD) Programs Manager is a key member of the Management Assistance Team (MAT) and reports to the Director of Professional Development. MAT is the Association’s professional development (PD) unit which supports state fish and wildlife agency management, leadership, and other programmatic needs. In this role, the incumbent is responsible for research, planning, design, development, and evaluation of PD programs, as well as the facilitation of those programs, including instruction. In addition, the incumbent manages operations and supervises two staff.

Duties & Responsibilities (The following duties and responsibilities will be performed in close collaboration with the Director of Professional Development.)

Professional Development Programs

The PD Programs Manager will be expected to implement comprehensive PD programs, develop PD curricula, apply instructional design best practices, and implement the Conservation Leadership Program of Study (CLPS). In doing so, the PD Programs Manager will identify and respond to the professional development needs of state fish and wildlife agencies and their partners, and seek and maintain an awareness of current issues, trends, theories, and research in agency management and leadership. He or she will develop and instruct courses, and provide training as necessary, including but not limited to the facilitation of face-to-face leadership workshops and the training of extended faculty in the delivery of MAT online courses and webinars. In addition to the research, development, facilitation, and instruction of PD programs, the PD Program Manager will evaluate all PD programs on an ongoing basis, recommend modifications, and ensure that modifications are implemented.

The PD Programs Manager will also plan programs, services, and events in support of PD objectives based on AFWA’s strategic plan and MAT’s business plans. He or she will keep a finger on the pulse of the professional development needs of AFWA/MAT clients by supporting the development and maintenance of a nationwide interagency network of professionals that contributes to the understanding and use of management assessment, agency effectiveness, leadership development, organizational development, resource assessment, and planning methodologies.

The PD Programs manager will serve as staff to the Association’s Leadership and Professional Development Committee (LPD), and to the National Conservation Leadership Institute.

Operations

The PD Programs Manager will research and implement new delivery mechanisms for programs and services, including the incorporation of new technologies, as well as develop PD budgets and ensure budget execution and monitoring. The PD Programs Manager will write RFPs, Scopes of Work and contracts, and provide oversight for all MAT contractors. He or she will manage all federal grant processes and reporting requirements, including writing grant requests and interim and final performance reports.

The PD Programs Manager will ensure close collaboration and coordination between MAT staff and AFWA communications staff in support of AFWA’s brand identity, and monitor projects pertaining to the development and maintenance of MAT and NCLI web resources.

In addition to these responsibilities, he or she will implement project management systems for staff, contractors, and extended faculty, and perform tasks and assume responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Professional Development.

Supervision

The PD Programs Manager will oversee the responsibilities of MAT’s Communications and Media Coordinator and Training and Information Systems Administrator. He or she will provide necessary resources, tools, professional development, and mentorship, and develop performance plans and conduct performance evaluations for these direct reports. 

Qualifications

A degree (advanced degree preferred) in education and/or instructional design, business administration, or equivalent work experience, with a minimum of 7-years’ total experience including at least 3 years of supervisory experience. An understanding of training and professional development standards and requirements is desired along with a working knowledge of leadership development. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to foster and maintain positive working relationships with partners, clients, and staff. Working knowledge of non-profit organization operations and state fish and wildlife agency experience is desirable and preference will be given to candidates that meet those qualifications.

Selection Process

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and a letter of interest that includes information about availability to start a new position by email to Amanda Myers, Training and Information Services Administrator (amandam@matteam.org) Candidates should also address the attached questions/topics, either within their letter of interest or in a separate written document.

The successful candidate must pass a federal background check in order to work at the National Conservation Training Center.

Candidates selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview and are expected to pay their own travel costs to the interview. 

The anticipated starting date is August 2015.

Amanda Myers
Management Assistance Team
698 Conservation Way
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
Email: amandam@matteam.org

Deadline to Apply: June 5, 2015 or until filled.

Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Animal Science

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
(posted 5-5-15)

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Position: The Department of Animal Sciences at Purdue University invites applications for the position of Undergraduate Program Director. The position is a tenure track, 9-month (academic year) faculty position with primary responsibilities in teaching and learning. Partial or full summer salary may be available, contingent on Departmental needs. The primary role of the Undergraduate Program Director is to provide visionary leadership for and oversee the undergraduate curriculum, lead development of and coordinate co-curricular activities and assess student learning outcomes for the department with approximately 700 undergraduate students. We are currently accepting applications at the assistant, associate and full professor rank.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will provide leadership for innovation and quality of all academic components of the undergraduate program; assume a leading role in managing and evaluating the program curriculum; advise undergraduate students and verify graduation requirements. The Undergraduate Program Director will work in cooperation with the College of Agriculture’s Office of Academic Programs to develop and implement activities associated with student recruitment, retention, advising and learning relevant to the Department of Animal Sciences. Previous administrative experience is preferred. The applicant should have an established record of excellence and scholarship in student learning, as well as demonstrated achievements in the areas of administration, program development, teaching and mentoring. The successful candidate is also expected to develop and teach animal science-related courses in his/her area of expertise and contribute to the teaching of other introductory courses in our curriculum. The opportunity for involvement in research and/or Extension is available.

Qualifications: Candidates are required to have an earned Ph.D. or equivalent degree in animal sciences or a related scientific discipline; a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate students and a clear record of scholarship. Experience in curriculum design, learning outcome assessment, and an understanding of advising structures and strategies is also expected, as is evidence of co-curricular engagement in student activities and development as well as implementation of transformational learning experiences.

Applications: A background check is required for employment in this position. Review of applications will begin July 1 and will continue until a successful candidate is identified. The preferred start date is December 1, 2015. Candidates should submit a letter of application outlining experience, goals and qualifications for this position; a detailed curriculum vitae; statement of advising and teaching philosophy; all official transcripts; and the names and contact information for three references for which we may solicit letters of reference. These materials should be sent electronically (as a PDF file) to anscjobs@purdue.edu. Written applications should be directed to:

Zoltan Machaty, Search Committee Chair, Department of Animal Sciences, Purdue University, 915 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054

Phone: (765) 496-8008(765) 496-8008(765) 496-8008(765) 496-8008, Fax (765) 494-9346  Email: zmachaty@purdue.edu URL: http://www.ag.purdue.edu/ansc


Director of Ethical Leadership – Job Posting

Position Title: Director of Ethical Leadership
Reports to: President

Department: Claremont Lincoln University
Status: Full-time / Exempt

About Claremont Lincoln University

Mission

Claremont Lincoln is a graduate university that provides innovative educational offerings with a global imperative. Students will develop capacities for compassionate leadership across social sectors. In an interconnected age, these individuals will engage in dialogue and collaboration across cultural, ideological, religious and economic perspectives. We achieve our mission with three areas of advanced inquiry and practice: ethical leadership, interfaith action, and social impact. Our students will integrate self-knowledge with critical perspectives and contemporary skills to create sustainable social change.

Vision

Transforming ideas and ideals into action.

Values

  • Compassion – Follow the Golden Rule: Do unto others, as you would have them do unto you.
  • Integrity – Be consistent and transparent in our values, actions and outcomes.
  • Respect – Value and be mindful of others’ views and traditions.
  • Diligence – Have a commitment to continually improve and the strength to make a difference.
  • Individual Responsibility – Hold ourselves accountable; deliver on our promises.
  • Innovation – Strive to define new ways to make education better.
  • Loyalty – Support and allegiance to CLU and its mission.
  • Social Impact – make the world a better place.
  • Service – provide a quality educational experience to all that encounter CLU.

Purpose of the Position

The Director of Ethical Leadership is both a faculty and administrative position responsible for managing the graduate degree in Ethical Leadership program. The M.A. in Ethical Leadership teaches working professionals about leadership, ethics, and ethical leadership while transforming them into ethical leaders in a diverse, globalized world.

The Program Director position is both a faculty and administrative position. Administrative duties include management of the program to ensure that offerings are accessible, relevant, challenging and well designed; working with the other program directors and the director of the Core to establish common administrative policies and processes; recruitment, engagement, evaluation and development of the teaching faculty; and, developing external facing components of the degree program including certificates, partner opportunities, practitioner and scholarly exchanges in a digital environment. The faculty responsibilities include teaching one class per year online and being an active and positive contributor to the Academic Leadership Team which addresses all academic issues for the university.

This is a leadership role at Claremont Lincoln University and Program Directors are expected to participate in University activities, address external audiences, model the values of the organization and set a positive example for innovation, cooperation and accomplishment.

Responsibilities

All responsibilities are presumed to reflect the effective implementation of best practices. Technology will be leveraged as an enabler whenever practical. Internal controls will be installed to ensure that all activities comply with acknowledged standards of fiduciary due care, non-conflicts of interest and confidentiality.

  • Recruit faculty;
  • Provide faculty training, development and evaluation;
  • Ensure faculty engagement;
  • Demonstrate timely and supportive response to student issues;
  • Design and implement faculty meetings;
  • Design and participate in the periodic CLU Weekend Gathering events, especially the Saturday Educational Exchange;
  • Keep program courses and material current by using the University’s Curriculum Lab process;
  • Meet deadlines and follow organizational policies;
  • Contribute to the process improvement of all aspects of the program;
  • Work collaboratively with all members of the Program Directors’ team to assure consistent, effective and innovative policies and practices for all programs;
  • Maintain professional and scholarly expertise and associations;
  • Actively and positively engage in ALT meetings;
  • Model positive leadership; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • An earned doctorate in the program discipline;
  • Evidence of scholarship or practice in discipline;
  • Experience in design and delivery of online education;
  • Experience in teaching graduate level material and students;
  • Readiness to embrace learning technologies; and
  • Managerial experience in motivating people, managing systems and team work.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Understanding of University’s philosophy and mission;
  • Exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communications skills. Able to demonstrate skill in written communication;
  • Demonstrate high level of effectiveness in different situations with varying people, tasks and responsibilities in culturally and religiously diverse environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and follow-through, attention to details and well organized
  • Demonstrates ability to implement and to teach others;
  • To collaborate well with University and other colleagues;
  • To achieve goals and adapt to changing priorities;
  • A strong customer service orientation and positive, helpful attitude;
  • Good decision-making skills; and
  • High ethical standards and sound judgment.

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to Nancy Barnes, Director of Human Resources

Email: hr@claremontlincoln.org
Fax: (909) 399-3443



 
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