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  • 03 Apr 2019 2:54 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Position Summary

    New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint an Associate Director for Student Leadership reporting to the Associate Dean of Students and Director of Student Life.

    New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) is a central part of NYU’s global network, marked by a uniquely international student population; a rigorous, liberal arts and science academic program; and a location at the crossroads of the Arab world. We are a highly diverse community that shapes and examines issues of common humanity through multicultural perspectives, and are committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity regardless of identity for all faculty, staff and students.

    NYUAD’s Division of Campus Life brings together multiple functional areas within student affairs to provide students with the structure, resources, and support to maximize their educational experience and reach their full potential. The Division of Campus Life plays a crucial role in shaping the out-of-classroom experience for a highly diverse (100+ nationalities) residential population of 1400+ undergraduate students.

    We are seeking an Associate Director of Student Leadership to build and develop a comprehensive, inclusive leadership program for undergraduate students across disciplines. This role will provide leadership to a five-person team, serve as a resource for students & student groups, and collaborate with university stakeholders to enhance leadership competencies across the NYUAD community.

    The Associate Director for Student Leadership works closely with colleagues in Campus Life to develop a leadership program that prepares students to embrace challenges as opportunities to become active change-makers in their careers and communities. This position works closely with Campus Life colleagues and faculty to develop a framework for student leadership beginning with first-year orientation and then oversees the implementation of innovative programming that supports this model.

  • 03 Apr 2019 2:41 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Job Responsibilities:

    The Citadel’s Department of Leadership Studies invites applications for full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty for the position of Associate Professor of Leadership Studies.

    The mission of The Citadel’s Department of Leadership Studies is to enhance the ability of students from any academic background and level of professional experience to perform effectively as principled leaders in all walks of life. The program utilizes a holistic approach achieved through interdisciplinary and integrated courses to engage students in comprehensive learning about leadership in applied contexts.

    The Citadel is committed to a values-based education and adopted the over-arching articulation of these as Honor, Duty, and Respect. The leadership program integrates these values across a four-year leadership development model for all undergraduate students. The Department provides core leadership courses and offers an interdisciplinary undergraduate minor in leadership studies. The Department coordinates the ROTC fulfillment requirement for non-commissioning upper level students, and hosts the Leadership Scholars program. In addition to the undergraduate program, the Department of Leadership Studies offers a master’s degree in leadership (M.S.) as well as graduate certificates in leadership and military leadership.

    Teaching faculty serve on department and college committees. Undergraduate faculty generally carry a 4-4 teaching load; faculty teaching graduate courses generally carry a 3-3 teaching load.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Completed a terminal degree in an area directly related to leadership studies from an accredited university

    Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching leadership studies courses

    A record of scholarship in the area of leadership studies

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Understanding, appreciation, and experience with engaged learning techniques and experiential education pedagogy in face-to-face and on-line classrooms with undergraduate and graduate students.

    Practical leadership experience in professional or community-based leadership roles

    Additional Comments:

    Interested candidates should utilize the official online application website at Along with the online application, candidates should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching statement, research agenda statement, and 2-3 scholarly articles. Please be prepared to provide 3 professional references upon request.

    Initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The Citadel has a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Salary and fringe benefits are competitive. The Citadel supports faculty scholarship through internally-funded research, development, and travel. Other benefits include campus parking and access to the Citadel Beach House on the Isle of Palms.

    To learn more about The Citadel and the Department of Leadership Studies, visit our website at

  • 12 Mar 2019 4:51 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Description of University

    Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

    Minimum Qualifications
    • Master's degree in Leadership, Student Affairs, Higher Education or related field from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Three (3) years of experience (inclusive two graduate assistant years counting as one year), engaging professionally in the engagement and/or development of undergraduate college students.
    • Demonstrated engagement with extended orientation programs and large-scale university-level campus programming.
    • Demonstrated experience as a facilitator or instructor of leadership development trainings, workshops, programs, or classes for undergraduate college students.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Direct experience in leadership of extended orientation programs as an undergraduate and/or graduate student or full time staff.
    • Experience in college level student advising.
    • Demonstrated experience in the nurturing of, and engagement in, inclusive learning spaces.
    • Demonstrated experience with concepts of inclusive excellence and social justice and understanding of their role in developing inclusive communities.
    • Demonstrated experience in developing and coordinating leadership programming.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in team atmosphere.
    • Supervisory experience with student staff.
    • Basic familiarity with budget management.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    The Assistant Director for Leadership Development works with students, faculty and staff in the coordination and implementation of leadership education and development programs. The position functions as an integral member of the Leadership Development staff team within the Department of Student Engagement and Leadership.

    Specific duties and responsibilities include:

    • Coordination of the redevelopment and expansion of The Appalachian Trailhead Experience (extended orientation program).
    • Development and implementation of leadership programs designed to assist students in their personal development.
    • Support of and/or responsibility for coordination of other leadership programs which could include one or more of the following: Student Leadership Consultants, a peer education group; Emerging Leaders program; Appalachian Leadership Forum; Leadership 101, a leadership development series; Leadership Certificate program.
    • Management of budgets associated with programs supervised.
    • Shared supervision of graduate assistants.
    • Supervision of undergraduate student staff.
    • Service as an adjunct instructor for recurring leadership courses offered through the Leadership Studies Minor.
    • Consultation, advisement and support to students.
    • Service as the department representative on university committees.
    • Maintain current understanding of best practices in the field of leadership and student development and engaging in continuous professional development.
    • Fulfill other duties assigned by the Associate Director and Director.
    Type of Position: Full Time Position

    Staff/Non-Faculty: Staff/Non-Faculty

    Appointment Type: 1.0

    Work Schedule/Hours
    8:00-5:00 pm; flexible schedule required for this position as it does involve evening and some weekend work.

    Number of Hours Per Week: 40

    Number of Months Per Year: 12

    Mandatory Staff: Yes

    Suggested Salary Range: $48,000-$50,000

    Physical Demands of Position

    General office environment.

    Posting Date: 02/07/2019

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Initial Review Date

    Proposed Date of Hire: 06/03/2019

  • 01 Feb 2019 10:03 AM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The Leadership, Ethics & Values Program at North Central College invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Ethical Leadership & Coordinator, Character Education Certificate Program

    Three-year visiting position as Assistant or Associate Professor of Ethical Leadership and Coordinator of our newly funded Character Education Certificate Program beginning August 1, 2019.  North Central was recently awarded a significant grant by the Kern Family Foundation to develop initiatives in character education for school leaders, teachers, and others interested in character education. The coordinator will work with the Director of LEV to establish and develop a high-quality Character Education Certificate program.  The successful candidate will also teach undergraduate courses in ethical leadership in LEV and become a member of a strong faculty.  We anticipate being able to convert this position to a permanent one in the near future.  This is a unique opportunity to join a long-established, but energetically growing program in leadership and values.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation in an electronic format to

    For further information, please email Tom Cavenagh, Schneller Sisters Professor of Leadership, Ethics & Values and Director, Leadership, Ethics & Values Program at

  • 01 Feb 2019 9:57 AM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The Position

    Student Affairs at Virginia Tech enhances the student experience by fostering an inclusive, innovative,caring, and learning-centered environment. Staff are actively engaged in the lives of students, and are committed to providing outstanding programs and services that enhance student development and enrich the quality of campus life. As such, staff strive to engage every student in the Division’s five Aspirations for Student Learning, which include: creating a community that commits to unwavering curiosity, pursues self-understanding and integrity, practices civility, prepares others for a life of courageous leadership, and embraces the University’s motto Ut Prosim as a way of life. The Director of VT Engage is fundamental in aligning staff, services, learning methodologies, and departmental initiatives toward these aspirations. They must thrive in a dynamic, student-centered, engaging team atmosphere and must be committed to leading and challenging staff and students to engage fully in vital and vibrant learning environments that support holistic development.

    VT Engage seeks to equip students to serve as change agents who make the world more equitable and just through their commitment to community and civic engagement. The Director of VT Engage leads a team of dedicated individuals who work in collaboration with student affairs colleagues, academic experts, and community partners to design and implement mutually beneficial initiatives that prioritize community need and partnership development while helping students think more critically about themselves, the communities they work with, and the social issues they encounter. This office embodies innovation, creating exciting new and impactful programs and services to enhance the institution’s mission. The director is integral to the university’s efforts to prepare students to be active, informed, and civic minded global leaders with a passion for addressing complex social problems. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, the director is a collaborative and highly visible leader who serves on the student affairs leadership team and participates as a member on various student affairs and university committees.


    The successful candidate must possess a master’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field, a minimum of five years of related experience including demonstrated progressive growth in leadership and supervision of professional staff in a higher education setting, and expertise in the areas of leadership education, community, and civic engagement are required. In addition, the director must have a proven commitment to social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion, with a demonstrated capacity to connect with individuals across racial, ethnic, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, ability, and other identities. A doctorate in a related field and solid grant writing and/or previous experience with advancement work and fundraising are preferred.

    Application and Nomination

    Review of applications will begin February 26, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at Nominations for this position may be emailed to Heather J. Larabee at Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895. Visit the Virginia Tech website at Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540- 231-8771 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

  • 24 Jan 2019 12:45 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Gonzaga University’s Department of Organizational Leadership seeks to fill a 100% FTE, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall semester 2019. This individual will teach graduate level courses in the Organizational Leadership Master’s program in both online and hybrid formats.

    Required Qualifications: Ed.D. or Ph.D. degree in an academic discipline applicable to Leadership Studies; demonstrated ability to facilitate and teach both in a classroom and through alternative delivery methods (e.g., fully online and hybrid learning formats); and a demonstrated understanding of the mission of a Catholic, Jesuit institution and a willingness to embed those qualities into teaching.

    To apply or view the complete position description, please visit our website at: Applicants must complete an online application. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Michael Carey, Position closes Friday, March 15, 2019 at midnight, PST. For assistance with your online application, call 509.313.5996.

    Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

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