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Positions Available

  • 09 May 2019 10:25 AM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

    Position Title: Graduate Assistant (PhD level preferred, but will consider a strong MS applicant) and Program Assistant, MSU Extension Undergraduate Apprenticeship Program

    Reports to:
    Primary - Dr. Marina Denny, Assistant Professor, Agricultural Education, Leadership, and Communications (AELC), or 662.325.1175 (office)
    Secondary – Dr. Alisha Hardman, Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Science (HDFS), or 662.325.7839 (office)

    Terms of Employment: 20 hours per week, beginning August 16, 2019. Assistantship is available for three (3) or four (4) academic years, depending on the student’s degree track and program of study in the School of Human Sciences (i.e. Agricultural and Extension Education (AEE) or HDFS). Annual renewal of assistantship contingent on performance.


    • Full assistantship salary is $20,000 per year.
    • Graduate Assistants may qualify for in-state tuition and fees.

    Position Description:

    Program/Extension Activities (for the MSU Extension Undergraduate Apprenticeship Program):

    • Collecting and analyzing information
    • Updating/maintaining website/Twitter/Instagram
    • Assisting with administrative duties, including recruiting students, coordinating student/mentor schedules, planning site visits, tracking student progress with projects and presentations, taking and posting appropriate pictures and videos, and writing reports
    • Developing Extension-related educational tools and giving presentations to a variety of lay, professional, and academic audiences

    Research/Teaching Activities:

    • Helping with data collection and analysis for the MSU Extension Undergraduate Apprenticeship Program (primarily qualitative), including conducting interviews/observations/focus groups, transcribing, and coding and analyzing data via NVivo qualitative data analysis software
    • Helping with research design, data collection, and analysis for other relevant, ongoing research projects
    • Conducting literature search
    • Writing literature reviews and other parts of manuscripts
    • Presenting data (in written or oral form)
    • Assisting with writing grant applications
    • Assisting with course lectures and grading, as appropriate


    • Must be a full-time, degree-seeking student (PhD level preferred) in the MSU School of Human Sciences – either in the AEE or HDFS program
    • Must be enrolled in 9 graduate credit hours each fall and spring semester (and 6 hours each summer) of the assistantship
    • Must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. First semester PhD level graduate students must have a master’s GPA of at least 3.0. First semester master’s students must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
    • Must have strong academic writing and oral presentation skills.
    • Strong preference given to applicants with knowledge of/prior experience with qualitative research design, methods, analysis, and software.
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

    Application Process and Deadline:

    • The MSU Graduate School application (and application fee) deadline for the Fall 2019 semester is July 1, 2019 -
    • Concurrent to submitting your application to the Graduate School, e-mail your resume/CV and cover letter to Dr. Marina Denny ( by July 1, 2019.

    More Information:

    • Contact either Dr. Denny or Dr. Hardman
    • Program of study description for AEE and HDFS graduate programs available here -

  • 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)

    See full listing here 

    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

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