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Professional Leadership Position Listings

As of April 1, 2017 there is a fee for job listings: $50 for members and $100 for non-members. Positions will remain posted for a maximum of 60 days (or until filled) and will be shared in the monthly newsletters.

To share a new position or job opening, please contact ALE's Director of Member Services and Communication- Brittany Adams-Pope at

Positions Available

  • 26 Mar 2018 3:22 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Washburn University invites applications for the position of Program Coordinator/Leadership Studies Lecturer with anticipated start date July 1, 2018. The Leadership Institute seeks an innovative educator committed to providing an enriching leadership education achieved through both the classroom and co-curricular learning opportunities. The successful candidate will collaborate with Leadership Institute faculty, campus and community partners and will be committed to a team-based inter-disciplinary approach to leadership education. The successful candidate will also demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills in these collaborations. This position is a 12-month, non-tenure track appointment. Reporting to the Director of the Leadership Institute, this position will assist with the continued development of the Leadership Institute curricular and co-curricular programs. This position has the possibility of renewal contingent on the need for services and the availability of funding.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree with eighteen hours of coursework in leadership or a closely related discipline.
    • Experience administering co-curricular programming.
    • Experience teaching at the university level.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Earned doctorate.
    • Experience teaching leadership studies.
    • Demonstrated ability to advise and mentor students.
    • Experience in developing intra-institutional collaborative partnerships.
    • Evidence of creative thinking regarding approaches to program creation, problem solving and program renewal.


    • Serve as co-advisor for the co-curricular Student Leadership Council and facilitate activities related to the mentorship of student leaders and support of Leadership Institute events.
    • Assist in continued development of the Leadership Challenge Eventâ„¢, High School Leadership Academy, and other programs related to high school outreach.
    • Collaborate in developing, teaching, and assessing outcomes of seminars, workshops and other LI educational activities that contribute to the development of students and enhance their LI experience.
    • Advise students related to academic requirements for Leadership Studies Minor and scholarship requirements.
    • Teach relevant Leadership Studies courses half-time.
    • Serve on various campus committees as relevant and appropriate to develop and strengthen campus connections.
    • Maintain an active presence within the Leadership Institute Office and at Leadership Institute events.
    • Develop partnerships with community and campus constituents and provide community opportunities for learning related to ethical leadership.
    • Assist the Director and Associate Director with advisement of students participating in the Leadership WTE (Washburn Transformational Experience) and completing internship experiences.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Director.

    Application Procedures:

    • Application review will begin April 10, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Send application letter which includes philosophy of leadership education, vita, copies of transcripts and name/addresses/phone numbers of 3 references to: Gayle Davis, Washburn University Leadership Institute, 1700 SW. College Ave., Topeka, KS. 66621 (do not send additional materials until requested). Only electronic applications and application materials will be accepted. Materials should be emailed to For questions, Dr. Michael Gleason may be contacted at: The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire. Washburn University is an EOE. To enrich education through diversity, candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

  • 13 Mar 2018 1:51 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education (ALCE) at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is seeking an accomplished, visionary leader for the position of Department Head. Responsibilities of the Department Head include leadership of all department programs and administrative responsibility for strategic planning, fiscal management, and human resources. This includes recruitment, development, and retention of faculty and staff. The Department Head should provide effective advocacy for the department within and outside the university, and actively secure resources to strengthen its mission. The department is seeking an individual who will foster excellence in teaching, research, and extension, and encourage a positive, collegial climate and participatory decision-making process within the department. Ongoing university-wide strategic investments and priority setting in curriculum development and research activities will provide the Department Head with a unique opportunity to shape the academic mission and programs of the department.

    Review of applications will begin April 3, 2018, and will continue until a suitable candidate is selected. For more information and to apply, go to

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