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Educational Leadership, Assistant/Associate Professor (2 Positions)

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Position Information

Job Title Educational Leadership, Assistant/Associate Professor (2 Positions)
Appointment Type 12 Month
Job Description

As the Educational Leadership, Assistant/Associate Professor you will teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as applicable; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; research/scholarship; participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives.

Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.

Required Qualifications

Earned terminal degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) from an accredited institution that also has earned NCATE/CAEP recognition in educational leadership/administration or related field.

Experience in teaching at the master’s and/or doctoral levels.

Demonstrated practitioner experience in educational (Pk12) leadership.

Research and teaching experience related to K-12 leadership and educational policy.

ABD will be considered if degree is conferred by August 7, 2018. If successful candidate is ABD, appointment will be made at a Lecturer level on a fixed contract.

Preferred Qualifications

An established record of accomplishments and contributions to scholarship in the field of educational policy and innovation and school transformation as reflected by publications, grants, and national prominence.

An active record of facilitating successful field-based internships.

Experience working collaboratively to critique, revise, and develop master’s and doctoral level curricula.

A minimum of five years of Pre K-12/Higher Education experience as an assistant principal, principal, district level administrator or higher education administration.

One or more years of successful leadership experience in small school movement.

Experience with reviewing principal candidate pool portfolios.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and service to the school and university.

Preference will be given to someone who is an experienced practitioner in Pre K-12 and has a working relation with administrators in this field and for someone who has a demonstrated understanding of the small school movement. This individual should also have demonstrated fluency in the literature and research in educational leadership.

Experience teaching at the master’s and doctoral levels.

Candidate must demonstrate currency and fluency in the literature and research in educational leadership.

Ability to teach in multiple delivery modalities (i.e., face-to-face, hybrid, and online) serving educational leadership/administration and/or policy and experience teaching at the master’s and doctoral levels.

Salary Range

Job Duties

Essential Job Duties

Teaches Ed Leadership courses at the master’s and doctoral levels.
Utilizes Boyer’s principles of scholarly research, and service to community, college, university and department.

Teaches advanced courses that are embedded in community-based research and in which students learn and apply research skills in service of schools, colleges and universities, and/or non-profit agencies.

Teaches courses and chair and/or serve on dissertation committees.

Works collegially and actively with other department faculty and staff on program/curriculum development and program assessment.

Participates in candidate recruitment, information sessions, interviews, and decision-making.

Serves as an advisor to assigned students and hold regularly published office hours.

Participates in department and College of Education activities, meetings, and committees.

Serves on Department, College, and University committees, and attend general Academic meetings, Commencements, and other special events.

Other Duties

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F91P
Open Date 10/17/2017
Close Date 12/08/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Appointments will be made at a faculty rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience on a 9-month Assistant Professor and 12-month Assistant/Associate Professor multi-year appointment basis available August 2018.

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida’s Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida’s Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess an earned terminal degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) from an accredited institution that also has earned NCATE/CAEP recognition in educational leadership/administration or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. If ABD, will degree be conferred by August 7, 2018?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you possess a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the field of instruction?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please indicate how you first learned of this position.
    • Job Board
    • Print Advertisement
    • Social Media
    • Job Fair/Conference
    • FGCU Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Other
  5. * Per the question above, please specify the name of where you FIRST learned of the position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. List of 5 Professional References (with relationship of each)
  5. Statement of experience with students in research or scholarship as it fits discipline.
  6. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents