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ALE members are able to share job postings free of charge. There is a fee for non-members to post. 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 Past President, Leah Georges at leahgeorges@creighton.edu.

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  • 30 Nov 2023 1:01 PM | Leah Georges (Administrator)

    Please find the full details of this position here: https://careers.k-state.edu/en-us/job/516364/assistant-professor 

    Join us at Kansas State University as we advance the next generation Land Grant. The Staley School of Leadership (SSL), an interdisciplinary School focused on leadership learning, development, and practice at Kansas State University (KSU), invites applications for a full-time 9-month tenure-track faculty position (open-rank, assistant/associate/full professor; tenured or tenure-track) of Leadership & Community-Engaged Learning and to direct community-engaged learning at Kansas State University, beginning fall semester 2024.

    Successful applicants will be prepared to work in a team-based, collaborative environment focused on leadership learning, development, and practice through their service learning and the scholarship of teaching, research/creative activity/inquiry, and service efforts. We seek to recruit candidates that have a primary focus in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and service-learning and can translate or situate their scholarly efforts within civic and organizational leadership learning and development contexts.

    This position is a faculty appointment with administrative responsibilities. This faculty member will teach across SSL’s undergraduate and graduate academic programs. They will advance service-learning and community-engagement in the curriculum, directing related pedagogical and administrative processes for the school and campus. Administrative responsibilities in this position are to build and advance a university-wide service-learning initiative for campus fulfilling plans outlined in the university strategic plan. As the campus contact responsible for advancing reciprocal community partnerships in curricular work, administrative duties include the coordination and advancement of faculty, students, and community, in best practices of community-engaged learning. Additionally, administrative oversight includes research, monitoring, assessment, and evaluation of student learning outcomes and the state of community-engaged learning, specifically service-learning, at the university.

  • 12 Nov 2023 4:09 PM | Leah Georges (Administrator)

    Virginia Tech is excited to seek individuals who are interested in obtaining a PhD degree in Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education with an emphasis in leadership for August 2024The graduate assistantship will work with Dr. Hannah Sunderman and her research team at the main campus in Blacksburg, VA (see Dr. Sunderman's  ResearchGate and departmental bio). Specific areas of work and research include leader identity development, team science, and leadership education. The assistantship covers tuition, provides a stipend for 20 hours a week, and provides access to health insurance. Applicants must have earned a master’s degree prior to the August 2024 start date and be admitted to the Virginia Tech Graduate School (priority application due January 15th for August 2024 start date: https://graduateschool.vt.edu/admissions/how-to-apply.html). 

    If you have questions, please contact Dr. Sunderman at hsunderman@vt.edu. To apply for the graduate assistantship, please send the following to hsunderman@vt.edu by February 1st, 2024:

    1.     A copy of your CV
    2.     A 500-word essay on your research interests, ideas, and experience related to one of the following topics:
    • Leader identity development
    •  Team science (i.e., effective functioning of groups and teams, particularly interdisciplinarity
    •  Leadership education (i.e., curriculum development and assessment, pedagogy)
    3.     A sample of academic writing in which you were the primary author
    • Please indicate your role in the writing sample (e.g., conceptualization, data collection and/or analysis, portions you wrote)
  • 12 Nov 2023 4:09 PM | Leah Georges (Administrator)

    Virginia Tech is excited to seek individuals who are interested in obtaining a PhD degree in Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education with an emphasis in leadership for August 2024The graduate assistantship will work with Dr. Hannah Sunderman and her research team at the main campus in Blacksburg, VA (see Dr. Sunderman's  ResearchGate and departmental bio). Specific areas of work and research include leader identity development, team science, and leadership education. The assistantship covers tuition, provides a stipend for 20 hours a week, and provides access to health insurance. Applicants must have earned a master’s degree prior to the August 2024 start date and be admitted to the Virginia Tech Graduate School (application due December 15th, 2023 for August 2024 state date: https://graduateschool.vt.edu/admissions/how-to-apply.html). 

    If you have questions, please contact Dr. Sunderman at hsunderman@vt.edu. To apply for the graduate assistantship, please send the following to hsunderman@vt.edu by February 1st, 2024:

    1.     A copy of your CV
    2.     A 500-word essay on your research interests, ideas, and experience related to one of the following topics:
    • Leader identity development
    •  Team science (i.e., effective functioning of groups and teams, particularly interdisciplinarity
    •  Leadership education (i.e., curriculum development and assessment, pedagogy)
    3.     A sample of academic writing in which you were the primary author
    • Please indicate your role in the writing sample (e.g., conceptualization, data collection and/or analysis, portions you wrote)
  • 11 Jul 2023 4:15 PM | Leah Georges (Administrator)

    Do you have the drive to help create 21st Century rural community prosperity? Nebraska Extension is searching for an Extension Educator who catalyzes opportunities, provides strong regional expertise, leads impactful learning programs, and serves as a coach for communities that are poised to thrive. Core to this role is the ability to conduct community outreach, visitation, and engagement with community leaders and residents. We invite you to learn more about this role and Nebraska Extension using the following links: Our Strategic Direction | Nebraska Extension (unl.edu) and Nebraska Extension – Rural Prosperity Nebraska – YouTubeNebraska Extension is an organization that values individuals who demonstrate excellence, adapt easily, exhibit a passion for helping others, are team players, and are excellent communicators.

    We have an excellent opportunity for a full-time faculty position located in Blair, Nebraska, and serving Washington, Dodge, Saunders, Burt, Sarpy, and Douglas Counties. As a member of the Nebraska Extension team, you will collaborate with research and extension faculty who are leaders in their field. We want individuals who are self-directed and thrive in an autonomous work environment. You will work with high-performing teams to create and deliver world-class, innovative learning experiences that empower Nebraskans to improve their lives around critical issues.

    This twelve-month, non-tenure track position carries the title of open rank extension educator or extension instructor, depending on the candidate’s level of education. Those possessing a graduate-level degree in the requested area of instruction will be considered for an educator position, a full-time, promotable, non-tenure track appointment. Those possessing an undergraduate degree in the requested area of instruction will be considered for an instructor position, a full-time, non-promotable, non-tenure track appointment that will be renewed annually for a maximum of five years in the appointment. If hired as an instructor, the incumbent will be expected to make satisfactory progress toward and complete a master’s degree within the initial five-year appointment period. As part of the UNL benefits package, the University offers tuition remission for full-time employees, up to 15 credit hours per year. Once the master’s degree is earned within that period, the position will advance to an assistant extension educator appointment.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Organizational or Community Development; Economics; Leadership Studies; Community or Regional Planning; Education; Rural Sociology; Entrepreneurship; Business Administration; Landscape Architecture; Planning with a focus on community-based, regional, urban, environmental, and/or infrastructure; or a closely related field (extension instructor) ORMaster’s degree in Organizational or Community Development; Economics; Leadership Studies; Community or Regional Planning; Education; Rural Sociology; Entrepreneurship; Business Administration; Landscape Architecture; Planning with a focus on community-based, regional, urban, environmental and/or infrastructure; or a closely related field (extension educator).
    • Successful experience teaching adults in a formal or non-formal setting.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate in writing, verbally, and/or online.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience working with individuals, coworkers, and teams to accomplish individual and/or group goals, as evidenced by college, career, and/or community activities.
    • Outstanding leadership skills as demonstrated by roles in college, career, and/or community activities.
    • Understanding of different ethnic and socioeconomic audiences and a commitment to developing and delivering both inclusive and targeted programming to assist underserved audiences.
    • Demonstrated ability to network effectively with businesses and/or community leaders.
    • Familiarity with rural communities in Nebraska.
    • Understanding of, or experience with, developing and delivering educational programs focused on rural prosperity Nebraska priority issues.
    • Expertise and/or experience in placemaking or leadership work.


    Recognizing that diversity enhances creativity, innovation, impact, and a sense of belonging, the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) and the Nebraska Extension are committed to creating learning, research, Extension programming, and work environments that are inclusive of all forms of diversity. Consistent with the 
    University’s N2025 Strategic Plan, we see every person and every interaction as important to our collective well-being and our ability to deliver on our mission.

    This position is not eligible for employment-based permanent residency sponsorship. UNL may be able to sponsor temporary work authorization (e.g., H-1B) for the successful candidate.

    Review of applications will begin July 28, 2023, and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. To view details of the position and create an application, go to https://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_230070. Click “Apply for this Job” and complete the information form. Attach 1) a letter of interest that describes your qualifications for the job and anticipated contributions; 2) your curriculum vitae or resume; and 3) contact information for three professional references. In addition, within the application, please complete the required supplemental question(s), one specifically describing your experience working in diverse teams or groups and your anticipated contributions to creating inclusive environments in which every person and every interaction matters. See https://ianr.unl.edu/tips-writing-about-commitment-to-deib for guidance in writing this statement.

    As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

  • 09 Feb 2023 7:47 AM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

    https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/300584

    Faculty Rank Public Service Assistant
    Contract Type Fiscal (12 mo.)
    Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track
    Minimum Qualifications

    Master’s degree in leadership development, adult education, nonprofit management, organizational behavior and development, public administration, law, negotiation and conflict management, or related field.

    Position Summary

    Applications are invited for two Leadership Development Generalist faculty positions at the nationally recognized J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, a unit of the Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach at the University of Georgia. These positions will focus on individual, organizational, and community-level training and technical assistance. They are 12-month renewable contract positions at the University of Georgia in the public service promotion track, for which position guidelines have been established by the Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach and the Board of Regents of the University of Georgia.

    The successful candidates will serve as members of the Fanning faculty and carry out the Fanning Institute’s mission of strengthening communities, organizations, and individuals through leadership development, training, and education. Fanning faculty develop, deliver, and evaluate leadership development programming and trainings for communities, organizations, and individuals.

    The position will supervise graduate and undergraduate students and programmatic staff as necessary. It will involve travel throughout the state and beyond with frequent daily, overnight, and weekend travel depending on work program.

    Additional Requirements
    Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification
    • Competency in facilitation, training, instructional design, strategic planning, and business development.
    • Expertise in developing client relationships that enhance the Institutes revenue needs.


    Minimum of 5 years of experience in:

    • Leadership development program design, delivery, and evaluation;
    • Working as a trainer or facilitator with basic knowledge of team building, group dynamics, personality assessments, and communication skills;
    • Planning for communities and non-profit organizations such as chambers of commerce;
    • Designing and conducting applied research for projects;
    • Developing robust client relationships;
    • Organizational capacity building in areas such as: programmatic
      evaluation/assessment;
    • Understanding group process and how to design, implement and evaluate what the clients’ needs are; and
    • Working with a variety of underrepresented populations in Georgia.
    Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

    Specific skills sought in the successful candidate include:

    • Designing and implementing stakeholder engagement processes that address complex community challenges;
    • Working with corporations, chamber of commerce, nonprofit organizations, community-based organizations, and the like on diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives and trainings;
    • Designing and delivering leadership development programming with emphasis on cultural awareness and competency;
    • Executive coaching in a variety of leadership settings.
    • Ability to work in teams, often as the leader of the team, and willing to work as needed throughout the entirety of a project or program.
    • Ability to drive state vehicles.
    • Possess the capacity to work in diverse settings and help clients address a broad range of societal issues and needs through leadership development, training, and education.
    • Understand and embrace the land grant mission of public service and outreach at the University of Georgia, including serving the needs of underrepresented and/or economically disadvantaged individuals and communities
    • Skilled communicator, capable of leading high quality leadership training programs and facilitating meetings and group discussions
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work with the public,interdisciplinary faculty, and undergraduate and graduate students.


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