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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 brittany.adamspope@louisville.edu

Positions Available

  • 18 Sep 2017 1:53 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    This position is a 12-month, non-tenure track, Assistant Professor of Practice, Director of Graduate Education in the Department of Agricultural, Leadership and Community Education at Virginia Tech. This is a 100% teaching and administrative position. The person in this position will work closely with the faculty and department head in leading the department’s diverse, on and off campus, graduate programs, including the Masters of Agriculture and Life Sciences distance option in Agricultural, Leadership and Community Education and the on-campus graduate programs in ALCE. Review will begin September 29, 2017

    Specific responsibilities include:

    • Lead visioning and strategic planning for growth and continued success of ALCE graduate programs.
    • Lead collaborative efforts to develop, implement and assess existing and new graduate concentrations within the degree program and graduate certificates.
    • Coordinate course offerings for the graduate degrees and certificate programs.
    • Collaborate with diverse faculty to improve and expand online course and certificate offerings.
    • Lead faculty development opportunities to design/redesign courses to enhance teaching and learning across graduate and certificate program, including online learning modalities and integrating best practices for technology enhanced learning.
    • Work with the academic coordinator on graduate application and admission process.
    • Serve as advisor for the ALCE Graduate Student Association
    • Teach courses across degree and certificate programs as appropriate and develop new offerings aligning with strategic growth of programs.
    • Provide leadership toward developing a nationally recognized graduate program that includes implementing scholarship of teaching and learning research agenda.
    • Seek and secure external funding to support teaching and scholarship of teaching and learning.

    Required Qualifications:
    Ph. D. in agricultural education, distance education, teaching and learning or a related discipline; Extensive experience with educational technology and technology applications in teaching and learning; Ability to work as a team member in a dynamic and diverse department; Excellent communication skills; The successful candidate will have the ability to work with a student body from diverse backgrounds and a commitment and sensitivity to issues of diversity in the campus community; Experience in developing and teaching distance courses.

  • 18 Sep 2017 1:32 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)
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    United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs.  The Department of Behavioral Sciences & Leadership (DFBL) anticipates filling one full-time faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates must have completed an earned doctorate in Human Factors, Experimental Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Leadership (with a demonstrated record of the empirical study of modern leadership theory), or a closely related field in Psychology. Candidates must have teaching experience in the respective discipline at the undergraduate level. They should be willing to regularly teach introductory undergraduate courses in one or more of these disciplines and to mentor undergraduate research.

    The United States Air Force Academy is dedicated to the goal of building a pluralistic faculty committed to a multicultural environment that enriches the educational experience of our students.  Hence, we are especially interested in candidates whose teaching, life experience, and/or research interests contribute to a climate that values and uses diversity in all its forms. Essential qualities expected of every faculty member include the personal attributes of integrity, industry, cooperation, initiative, and breadth of intellectual interests.

    Salaries are competitive, include a cost-of-living adjustment, and also cover non-teaching summer months.  Interested persons should submit a curriculum vitae; a statement of interest that addresses the ways in which the applicant’s qualifications meet the requirements of the ad, to include evidence of teaching excellence, promise of research productivity, and commitment to diversity/inclusion; and a listing of at least three references that we may contact later in the review process.  Appointment to this position begins 25 June 2018 and ends 30 June 2021. Subsequent re-appointments will be considered based upon an assessment of performance, Air Force and departmental needs, and funding availability. To apply: Go to www.usajobs.gov. Type in “USAF Academy” in the “Where” box and click on “Search Jobs.” Applications must be received by November 16, 2017.

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/478977400

  • 10 Aug 2017 2:22 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The President, U.S. Naval War College, invites applications for the position of Chair, National Security Affairs Department.

    The U.S. Naval War College: The College is a Professional Military Education institution serving the nation, the Department of Defense, and the U.S. Navy. The student body consists of members of all the Services, interagency civilians, and international officers. The College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges to award a Master of Art Degree in Defense and Strategic Studies for the College of Naval Command and Staff and a Master of Art Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies for the College of Naval Warfare. The College is dual accredited by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to award certification in Joint Professional Military Education Phase I & II.

    The National Security Affairs Department: The National Security Affairs Department educates strategically minded, critical thinking, ethical leaders capable of effectively communicating sound decision making in the joint, interagency, and multinational environments. The department educates students in contemporary security studies as a key element of the Naval War College Curriculum. The department employs a multi-disciplinary approach, synthesizing selected concepts from economics, political science, strategy, leadership, psychology, management, anthropology, and other related disciplines.

    Duties and Responsibilities: The Chair of the National Security Affairs Department, working under the supervision of the Dean of Academics, provides leadership for all aspects of the Department’s operations including: curriculum development; academic outreach; engagement with the wider civilian and PME academic world; and faculty recruitment, retention, and development. The Chair oversees the preparation, review, management, and execution of the Department’s annual budget. The Chair is responsible for working closely with the College’s leadership, fostering and maintaining cooperative relationships with other departments and programs, and encouraging seamless integration across College departments.

    Qualifications: The President seeks candidates who are successful, proven leaders in the academic world. A candidate’s accomplishments must merit appointment as a full professor at the College. An earned Ph.D. in one of the following fields: international relations, political economy, regional security studies, foreign policy analysis, U.S. foreign policy, leadership studies or a related field and a record of scholarly excellence are required. The successful candidate must have a strong background in teaching, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated experience leading and managing a diverse group of faculty. A highly desirable candidate should have strong team building skills and experience in developing innovative approaches to curriculum and teaching methodology.

    The position requires that the successful candidate must be capable of obtaining and maintaining a Secret security clearance.

    Applications: Applicants must reference VA#NWC-17-31 and forward their application package to: nwc-17-31@usnwc.edu. The application package must include: (1) cover letter and (2) curriculum vitae (with names and contact information for three references). Applications will be accepted until 30 September 2017.

  • 10 Aug 2017 2:18 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The President, U.S. Naval War College, invites applications for the position of Chair, Strategy and Policy Department.

    The U.S. Naval War College: The College is a Professional Military Education institution serving the nation, the Department of Defense, and the U.S. Navy. The student body consists of members of all the Services, interagency civilians, and international officers. The College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges to award a Master of Art Degree in Defense and Strategic Studies for the College of Naval Command and Staff and a Master of Art Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies for the College of Naval Warfare. The College is dual accredited by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to award certification in Joint Professional Military Education Phase I & II.

    The Strategy and Policy Department: The Strategy and Policy Department educates strategically minded, critical thinking, ethical leaders capable of effectively communicating sound decision making in the joint, interagency, and multinational environments. The strategy courses are rigorous and challenging, designed to educate students to think strategically in a disciplined, analytical, and original manner in preparation for leadership positions. Students master the meaning of a wide range of strategic concepts. With intensive reading and seminar requirements, students undertake in-depth assessments of case studies involving all types of wars, critically analyzing decision making by strategic leaders.

    Duties and Responsibilities: The Chair of the Strategy and Policy Department, working under the supervision of the Dean of Academics, provides leadership for all aspects of the Department’s operations including: curriculum development; academic outreach; engagement with the wider civilian and PME academic world; and faculty recruitment, retention, and development. The Chair oversees the preparation, review, management, and execution of the Department’s annual budget. The Chair is responsible for working closely with the College’s leadership, fostering and maintaining cooperative relationships with other departments and programs, and encouraging seamless integration across College departments.

    Qualifications: The President seeks candidates who are successful, proven leaders in the academic world. A candidate’s accomplishments must merit appointment as a full professor at the College. An earned Ph.D. in one of the following fields: international relations, international security affairs, regional studies, war studies, diplomatic and international history, naval or military history or a related field and a distinguished record of scholarly excellence are required. The successful candidate must have a strong background in teaching, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated experience leading and managing a diverse group of faculty. A highly desirable candidate should have strong team building skills and experience in developing innovative approaches to curriculum and teaching methodology.

    The position requires that the successful candidate must be capable of obtaining and maintaining a Secret security clearance.

    Applications: Applicants must reference VA#NWC-17-30 and forward their application package to: nwc-17-30@usnwc.edu. The application package must include: (1) cover letter and (2) curriculum vitae (with names and contact information for three references). Applications will be accepted until 30 September 2017.

  • 10 Aug 2017 1:54 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    We welcome interest from scholars who have developed research expertise and a significant record of high quality publications in the discipline of Leadership, and wish to continue their career with New Zealand’s leading Business School, located in the commercial heart of the largest city. Applicants for the endowed Fletcher Building Employee Education Fund Chair in Leadership will be motivated to provide leadership to the discipline and develop strategic relationships with industry to apply their research and improve leadership understanding, capacity and performance. This is a continuing academic position based in the Graduate School of Management.

    Affiliated with the highly regarded New Zealand Leadership Institute (NZLI), an integrated research, education and development institute within the University of Auckland Business School; the Chair will be an excellent communicator, able to disseminate research across academic, business and not-for-profit communities. Our academics appreciate the ease with which they are able to access and engage meaningfully with practitioners and business leaders to positively impact the New Zealand economy, whilst being supported to remain connected with international research communities.

    The University of Auckland’s ranking in the top 100 of the 2018 QS World Universities Ranking (ranking top in New Zealand in 37 out of 40 subject areas including Business & Management and Economics) confirms both its status as New Zealand’s pre-eminent research-led university and its place amongst the top 1% of universities worldwide.

    The Graduate School of Management (GSM) enhances our well-established reputation for delivering high value, relevant and challenging learning experiences that maximise the employment outcomes for graduates. Contributing to the development and delivery of applied and practice-based, demand-driven curriculum for MBA, executive education and other pre- and post-experience postgraduate programmes, it is essential you have experience engaging with internationally diverse postgraduate student cohorts.

    The GSM is a multi-disciplinary department with faculty who are characterised by their desire to make a difference to business and leadership in New Zealand, and the international perspective and industry connections they foster. You will continue to develop your outstanding research and supervision record that focuses specifically on leadership. You will work collaboratively, and mentor others to reach their full potential as leadership scholars.

    For further information please contact:

    Clare Litten, University of Auckland, DDI: +64 9 923 9096, email: c.litten@auckland.ac.nz

    Dr Kathrin Soehnel, University of Auckland, email: k.soehnel@auckland.ac.nz

    The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, equity groups, parenting support and flexible work go to http://www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

    Applications close: 25 September 2017

  • 02 Aug 2017 10:17 AM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences at NC State University is pleased to announce the release of a 12-month tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position has a 80% academic and 20% Extension appointment with responsibilities in agricultural leadership. An earned doctorate in agricultural and extension education, agricultural leadership, leadership studies, leadership and organizations, or a closely related field an Extension emphasis), or closely related field is required. A minimum of three years of successful professional experience and demonstration of an understanding of the land grant university mission are preferred. Application review will begin August 17, 2017. The preferred date of employment is January 1, 2018. Doctoral candidates who will complete their degree requirements by January 1, 2018 are encouraged to apply.

    Please see the position announcement at the NC State University Jobs page for more details including the application instructions - https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/88495. Please pass this information along to colleagues and doctoral students. Please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Jackie Bruce, Search Committee Chair (jackie_bruce@ncsu.edu, 919-515-8801).

  • 22 Jun 2017 12:40 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The Director of Leadership Programs (DLP) serves in the primary educational development role for the Omicron Delta Kappa Society (O∆K) national headquarters and works closely with the HQ staff, circle officers, and student leaders to provide excellent training, development, and service to the more than 300 circles located on college campuses around the country.

    The primary duties include development and implementation of broadly defined skill enhancement, professional development, and career advancement programs, grants and workshops for O∆K members. The DLP will strive to

    1) strengthen the value of the O∆K experience for members by fulfilling the O∆K goal to help train the next generation of non-profit volunteer and professional leaders;

    2) showcase the value of O∆K involvement by demonstrating the unique and meaningful impact O∆K has on its members; and,

    3) sustain the value of the O∆K experience by supporting ethical leadership development, engagement of leaders from diverse backgrounds, and facilitating outreach to other collegiate and community leaders.

    The Director of Leadership Program will have specific duties in the following areas: leadership program development, membership services, professional and career development programs, convention and workshop coordination, web and social media management, board and volunteer support functions, and other duties as assigned by the Associate Executive Director.

    The Director of Leadership Programs is a full-time staff member based at the O∆K National Headquarters in Lexington, Va. The position reports to the Associate Executive Director for Business and Membership Services and serves on the Membership Services team.

    This is a non-exempt position. Significant evening/weekend work and travel is required.

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Master’s degree in higher education administration, student affairs administration, non-profit leadership, or related field from an accredited college or university is required. A willingness to work and communicate effectively with diverse populations individually and as part of a team is required.
    • Experience with non-profit organizations, student organization administration, and major event planning as highly desirable.
    • Knowledge and ability to apply leadership theories, concepts and best practices to programs, curriculum instruction, and other activities is highly desired
    • Ability to present leadership workshops and training sessions in multiple formats (e.g., in person, web-based and recorded).

    COMPENSATION

    The salary range for the O∆K Director of Leadership Development is $38,000 – $40,000 a year (commensurate based on education and experience) plus full benefits including life, dental, and health insurance and retirement contributions. Professional development opportunities are available as negotiated. Personnel at Omicron Delta Kappa’s national headquarters have free parking and access to recreation and library facilities at Washington and Lee University.

    TO APPLY

    Submit a cover letter, resume or vitae and three references to Dr. Timothy A. Reed, Associate Executive Director for Business and Membership Services, via tim@odk.org. This position is open until filled. An August 1, 2017 start date is highly desirable.


  • 05 Jun 2017 12:15 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The Laspa Center for Leadership’s mission is to develop and support future generations of women leaders, providing them with the necessary attributes, knowledge, and skills to succeed in the 21st Century.

    This position will play an integral role in facilitating the vision for the Laspa Center and will help promote the leadership development necessary for the success of Scripps’ students. The Program Coordinator will provide support to students, faculty, staff, and alumnae to carry out student initiatives and programs. This position will oversee the Scholars in Action student program and all other student programming offered at the Laspa Center, including a variety of campus-wide leadership institutes. In addition, this position will provide all necessary administrative support.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Work with student employees to develop the overall goal of the program, learning outcomes, and the most effective approach in implementing the learning objectives.
    • Provide support to the certified leadership institutes offered on campus, including a campus-wide summer leadership institute; a social justice and leadership institute; and a health and wellness institute as well as an emerging leaders program.
    • Recruit, hire, orientate, and supervise approximately 15 student employees.
    • Coordinate logistics of events, convening, summits, and conferences; including making all necessary arrangements for visiting scholars and guest speakers.
    • Provide all necessary support to the Steering Committee and Advisory Council as well as make student programming presentations at these meetings.
    • Responsible for the development and implementation of community outreach through social media, editing a newsletter twice a year, updating the website, and acting as a liaison with the Office of Marketing and Communications on strategies for promoting Laspa.
    • Coordinate office and Director’s calendar; coordinate database of potential speakers and volunteers.
    • Manage all clerical and accounting duties related to the Center.
    • Active support for the College’s Principles of Community and Principles of Diversity in the performance of job duties.
  • 05 Jun 2017 11:23 AM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The Assistant Director of the Harry T. Wilks Leadership Institute is responsible for providing curricular, logistical and administrative support for all Wilks programs as well as serving as the lead for Institute communications and marketing efforts. Additionally, the Assistant Director develops and implements Institute assessment initiatives and leads undergraduate staff hiring, training and professional development. The Assistant Director also fosters close working relationships across the Division of Student Affairs, with colleagues in academic departments, and with community organizations.

    The Harry T. Wilks Leadership Institute is the hub for leadership development in the Division of Student Affairs and plays a central role in creating a culture of leadership at Miami University. The Institute develops ethical and transformational leadership in Miami students to ensure graduates are prepared and inspired to serve and lead beyond the university. The programs, initiatives, and opportunities provided by the Institute are guided by core values of ethics, authenticity, student-centeredness, professionalism, inclusion, and collaboration.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Education: Master's Degree in Leadership/Management or Education or related discipline.
    Work Experience: 3 or more years of work related/relevant experience.
    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge and effective application of student development and leadership theories.
    • Proven ability to work with diverse populations.
    • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative.
    • Demonstrated experience in training and supervising staff.
    • Knowledge of proven assessment practices.
    • Familiarity with social media accounts and website/CMS management.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Knowledge of or certifications in personal assessment instruments to include Gallup StrengthsFinder, MBTI, DiSC, HBDI, Emotional Intelligence, International Coaching Federation, etc.

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