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  • 16 Jul 2018 6:44 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

    See full listing here-QUICK CLOSING of July 31, 2018

    A Tenure-track Assistant Professor Faculty position is available in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The faculty position is provided on a 9-month (academic year) basis, with tenure residing in a department appropriate for the candidate’s area of research in the College of ACES, and will reflect a 50% teaching and 50% research responsibilities. The position announcement may be found at the following website on the U of I Job Board:

    Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in agricultural leadership; leadership education; agricultural education or communications; organization development; leadership; higher education; or any other closely related field. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with undergraduate and graduate students as well as local, national/global groups required. Successful candidates must have a proven record of excellence in teaching and student centered/service learning in the context of leadership development, and scholarly research, publication and engagement. 

    Responsibilities: Build a strong international reputation through research, teaching and engagement in human capacity development related to agricultural leadership, education and communication that fits the College’s proposal for a new interdisciplinary program (to be named as the Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication (ALEC) program.) The successful candidate will teach leadership theory and practice courses, including the introductory leadership course that each semester enrolls 160-180 students. Teaching responsibilities may include courses focused on leadership communications, leadership ethics, leading groups, and professional and employee development. Opportunities may also exist to organize study abroad programs. The candidate will conduct scholarly research in the broad area of leadership and/or student development in preparation for professional success, attract external competitive research funding, and supervise graduate and undergraduate student research. Additional responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, assisting with student recruitment, advising, coordinating programs, and serving on relevant committees.

    Closing Date: To receive full consideration, applications must be received by July 31, 2018

    Applications: Candidates should create a profile at and upload their Curriculum Vitae (including email address), a letter of interest which includes a statement of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information for three professional references who are familiar with the candidate’s qualifications and experience by July 31, 2018. All requested information must be submitted for the application to be considered.

    For more information, contact Prasanta Kalita at (217) 333-3380 or

  • 05 Jun 2018 12:23 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

    See full listing here (posting closes 7/2/2018)

    James Madison University (JMU) is accepting applications for a Coordinator for Leader Development Experiences to create, develop, implement and assess leader development experiences for all students at JMU through the staff and resources of the Dux Leadership Center. The Dux Leadership Center is the leadership resource center for students and is part of Student Activities and Involvement within University Unions.

    The successful candidate will provide collaborative support for the advancement of leader development opportunities and experiences for students across the entire campus with personnel from both academic and student affairs departments. Additionally, the successful candidate will provide consultative support and encouragement for the development and delivery of leadership programs by other departments and will participate in the delivery of student employee training as requested by supervisors and department heads in the Division of Student Affairs.

    Duties and responsibilities include:

    - Supervise and provide educational support for student employees working as Dux Leadership Center LEAD (Leadership Education and Development) Team Consultants to ensure appropriate implementation of leader development experiences.

    - Direct, manage, maintain, recruit participants and be fiscally responsible for multiple leader development experiences for students, including, but not limited to relationships, connections, and leadership workshops; success or burnout workshops; On the Road for Change: An Ethical Leadership Alternative Spring Break Experience; and Make Your Mark On Madison.

    - Be familiar with, collaboratively engage with, and otherwise support other leader development experiences provided by other units and departments across campus, interacting and partnering effectively with faculty and staff to encourage and enhance leader development experiences for all students.

    - Develop, direct and regularly report on the assessment of leader development experiences, ensuring that key learning outcomes are established, assessment measures are implemented and results are incorporated into future iterations of programming efforts.

    - Serve as a consultant to student organizations, personnel within the department and in other departments in the Student Affairs Division, as well as to faculty, to assist in the creation and implementation of their leader development experiences for students.

    - Serve on appropriate departmental committees and work groups within the department, as well as on committees and task force initiatives in the Student Affairs Division and across the university as appropriate and/or assigned by actively participating in meetings to represent the Dux Leadership Center, as well as support the overall mission and purpose of the department, the division and the university.

    Qualifications include:

    - Master's degree in college student personnel administration or related field and one year or more of experience (graduate school assistantship work accepted) in a student affairs higher education leadership programming setting or similar environment; or 5 years work experience in a higher education leadership programming setting or similar environment.

    - Previously certified (or be sufficiently familiar with the content as appropriate) as a facilitator, or willing to obtain such certification, in numerous key leadership programs including: Franklin Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and 5 Choices, Personality Insight's DISC Personality Profile Assessment, Gallup's Clifton Strengths and Kouzes & Posner's Student Leadership Challenge.

    - Be highly skilled in delivering effective and engaging presentations and development of training and workshop materials.

    - Possess excellent interpersonal relationship skills and superb communication skills.

    - Possess a working knowledge of, and the ability to practically apply, leadership and educational theories, specifically the Social Change Model of Leadership, the Student Leadership Challenge, the Intent-based Leadership Model, the Relational Leadership Model, Servant Leadership, Experiential Learning Theory and Outdoor Adventure Programming, as well as student development theories.

    - Be knowledgeable in basic marketing skills, social media platforms, recruitment techniques and supervisory skills.

    - Be current on research and trends in the field of leadership studies.

    - Be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite and basic website operations through WordPress.

    - Possess the ability to lift light objects 40 pounds or less. Limited use of highly specialized equipment and/or machinery.

    To apply go to our website and reference posting number F1150. Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a full-time position generally requiring typical business work hours, with some flexibility allowed. However, at times some evening, nights and weekend work will be required.

    James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity.

    Apply Here:

  • 08 May 2018 11:20 AM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)


     Extension Assistant Professor of Agricultural Education and Leadership is a 12 month, tenure track position with responsibilities in teaching, research and service in the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at Tennessee State University. This is a collaborative position that includes teaching, research and outreach in areas including youth and adult leadership education models, leadership ethics, management of change, change theory, organizational leadership, instructional design for leadership education and managing outreach and service learning projects.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities.

    1. contribute leadership for undergraduate and graduate leadership curriculum development;

    2. demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching, research, and scholarly writing;

    3.advise students and teach courses in agricultural leadership and development as well as agricultural education;

    4. co-advise an undergraduate student organization;

    5. conduct research relevant to agricultural leadership and education; 

    6. work with agriculturally-related clientele and the agribusiness communication;

    7. conduct outreach with community based organizations;

    8. seek and secure extramural funding;

    9. demonstrate competence in interpersonal relations and team building;

    10. assist with the creation and management of doctoral opportunities in agricultural leadership and education;

    11. supervise educational experiences in agricultural leadership and education;

    12. develop relevant community leadership development of programs for the citizens of Tennessee.

    Minimum Qualifications/Experience

    Doctorate in agricultural leadership or community education. All but dissertation (ABD) applications accepted.

    Demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication.

    Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service.

    Demonstrated experience in the agriculture industry (including entrepreneurial and/or farming activities), youth development, and/or community education.

    Experience and expertise in teaching with distance education technologies.

    Dedication to innovation in regards to partnerships, internships, and recruiting.

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