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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

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  • 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.

  • 17 Mar 2017 1:07 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication (ALEC) offers multi-disciplinary teaching, research and extension programs aimed at developing and supporting professionals for agricultural education, communication, environmental education, and leadership. Our faculty are highly rated for their teaching, research, and Extension programs. Their areas of focus include teacher education, communication, Extension education, environmental education, leadership development, service learning, interdisciplinary education, program development and evaluation, internationalization of the curriculum, international development, distance education, information and technology transfer, and organizational/community change and problem solving skills. 

    This position is a twelve-month, tenure track appointment with salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. We are seeking an individual to provide academic, administrative, and fiscal leadership to faculty, staff, and students within the department. This position will also work closely with the Georgia Department of Education leaders, Georgia Agribusiness, and Advisory Boards to enhance the reputation of CAES and support employment opportunities for graduates, assist faculty in successful grantsmanship, teach at least one undergraduate and graduate course per year, support and enhance ongoing diversity and mentoring of faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students. 

    Please see http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/1874 posting for minimum and preferred qualifications. 

    To Apply submit: (1) letter of interest detailing your vision for the department and the department head’s role in the ALEC department and how the minimum (or preferred) qualifications are met; (2) curriculum vitae, (3) transcripts. Please be aware that only finalists will be requested to provide at least three names to be contacted for letters of reference. To receive optimal consideration, applications should be submitted prior to April 15, 2017; however, this search will continue review all applications until closed. Please access FacultyJobs@UGA http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/1874 to apply. 

    The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. 

  • 09 Mar 2017 11:04 AM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication, University of Georgia, Athens Georgia

    The University of Georgia was founded in 1785 as the nation’s first publicly chartered university. The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is rated among the top colleges in the nation for excellence. Agriculture is the most important economic driver in Georgia.

    Salary, Rank, and Tenure: The position is an academic year (nine month) tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level with responsibilities in teaching and outreach. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.

    Desired Qualifications 1. Doctor of philosophy degree in a discipline area consistent with an appointment in agricultural leadership. 2. Scholarship and abilities in line with the rank of Assistant Professor. 3. Evidence of excellent teaching, research, and service with demonstrated ability to engage in a scholarly community and secure external funding to support creative work focused on agricultural leadership.

    Position Responsibilities (75% Teaching, 25% Outreach) 1. Teach six courses in agricultural leadership. These courses include courses in both introductory and advanced leadership theory, an online course in leadership in agricultural organizations, a global seminar and lead a campus-based and study abroad course to Scotland on leadership and service learning. 2. Advise students in the Master of Agricultural and Environmental Education degree program. 3. Serve as program coordinator for a university-wide leadership and service certificate program. 4. Work closely with the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension to provide support for creation, implementation, evaluation, and improvement in leadership development programs for CAES clientele throughout the state. 5. Demonstrate scholarship through externally funded grants and refereed journal publications to advance the theory and practice of agricultural leadership. 6. Support the department in its mission of promoting food, environmental, and social sustainability. 7. Provide service to the department, college, university, and agricultural education community. 8. In addition to assigned courses offering during the academic year, the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to develop and offer summer academic offerings in agricultural leadership.

    To Apply: Submit a letter of interest, official transcripts, vita, a vision for the role of a faculty member to enhance agricultural leadership in Georgia, and three letters of reference to FacultyJobs @ UGA website: https://facultyjobs.uga.edu/. Additional inquires can be directed to Dr. Lauren Griffeth, Search Committee Chair, 314 Hoke Smith Building, University of Georgia, Athens GA 30602; lauren1@uga.edu.

    Application Deadline: Open until filled. Anticipated start date is August 7, 2017.

    The University of Georgia is an EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Institution. The Department encourages applications from all qualified persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Persons who need assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the search committee chair. Hiring is contingent on proof of eligibility to work in the United States and completion of a background security check.


  • 28 Feb 2017 3:59 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The Leadership & Interdisciplinary Studies faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts on the Tempe campus at Arizona State University invites applications for an Instructor with an anticipated start date of August 2017. Successful candidates will teach in one or more of the following three areas: Organizational Leadership, Interdisciplinary Studies, and/or Liberal Studies. Instructors teach five classes per semester, develop and refine curriculum, and participate in the intellectual life of a collaborative and intellectually diverse faculty. Course load is determined by the faculty head. Information about our faculty can be found at https://cisa.asu.edu/people/faculty/lis and degrees can be found at https://cisa.asu.edu/degrees.

    The Instructor position is a fixed-term, benefits-eligible, academic-year appointment with no tenure implications. Renewal is contingent upon availability of funds, satisfactory performance, and the needs of the university. Salary is competitive commensurate with experience. Candidate must reside in Arizona, or be willing to relocate.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree, from an accredited institution in any field with an interdisciplinary and/or leadership focus, at time of appointment
    • Evidence of two courses taught at the college or university level
    • Evidence of teaching effectiveness

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Terminal degree from an accredited institution in any field with an interdisciplinary and/or leadership focus
    • Two-years or more college or university teaching experience
    • Experience teaching online (including experience with Blackboard or Canvas)
    • Experience developing curriculum
    • Experience working in collaborative environments
    • Experience working with diverse student populations
    • Specific teaching and/or relevant industry experience related to at least one of our degrees: Organizational Leadership, Interdisciplinary Studies, and/or Liberal Studies

    The application deadline is 04/07/2017 at 5pm; and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required prior to employment. Official transcripts required prior to first day of employment. For technical assistance with your application contact cisajobs@asu.edu, for position-related questions contact Search Committee Chair Jennifer Chandler at Jennifer.L.Chandler@asu.edu.

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