The College of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling at the University of Lynchburg invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in leadership studies and program director for the MEd and EdD graduate programs, beginning August 2022.
We seek a colleague who is committed to excellence in teaching, supervision, and the continuous improvement of our program. We are seeking candidates with experience and knowledge in teaching students with low-incidence or high-incidence disabilities.
- Teach graduate courses focusing on preparing individuals for leadership positions in both the PK-12 setting and in higher education.
- Lead, as program director (Chair), the MEd and EdD graduate programs.
- Advise graduate program students.
- Ability to work collaboratively with a team.
- Provide support in making sure our program meets all state requirements and CAEP accreditation.
- Support candidates through the dissertation process, by serving as a committee member and/or committee chair on graduate student dissertation committees.
- Participate in program, college, and university-wide committees.
- Ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
- Participate in community networking, public relations, and recruitment.
- Ability to build and maintain relationships within area school divisions.
- Other duties include student advising, scholarly activity and service to the campus and community.
- An earned doctorate degree in educational leadership, leadership studies, or closely related field.
- A minimum of three years teaching experience in a K-12 public school.
- A minimum of three years as a K-12 public school administrator, school division executive leader, or public school superintendent.
- Experience with online instruction (synchronous and asynchronous methodologies).
- Evidence of potential for scholarly productivity.
- Knowledge of inclusion, collaboration, assessment, and evidence-based instructional practices.
- Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Experience teaching at the college or university level.
- Experience in advising graduate level students.
- Experience with program assessment and accreditation.
- Experience teaching graduate courses in administration and supervision.
How to Apply
Submit a letter of application (outlining interest in the position with specific qualifications aligned to the position and approach to teaching), teaching philosophy statement, diversity and inclusion statement outlining how you approach diversity and inclusion in your work, current curriculum vita, copies of graduate transcripts for all graduate work, and three letters of reference. All information and material must be submitted electronically to:
Dr. Daniel Hall
University of Lynchburg
College of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling
1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24501
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received before March 4, 2022. Review of applications and materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary, rank, and tenure track status are commensurate with experience and educational credentials. The selected candidate must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.
The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from persons of color, women, Indigenous/aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University of Lynchburg community.
The University of Lynchburg is an equal opportunity employer.