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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).

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