Clinical Specialist- Higher Education Leadership

Montclair, NJ
Feb 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date February 24, 2017

Position Title Clinical Specialist- Higher Education Leadership

Vacancy # FAC - 0224

Department Counseling and Educational Leadership

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

Full-time teaching faculty position in a new and growing graduate program in Higher Education Leadership. Our program mission is to prepare culturally competent professionals for leadership roles in colleges and universities. We offer an academic and experiential graduate program to prepare leaders in the areas of strategic planning; assessment & evaluation; organizational development; finance; diversity; international issues; and supervision. Appointment includes recruitment, admissions, student advising, curriculum development, and teaching, as well as the expectation of participating in department, college, and university committees and activities. This is a 2 year, non-tenure track, long-term renewable position.

Qualifications & Requirements

Earned graduate degree in higher education leadership or relevant field (doctorate a plus). Professional experience as an administrator in higher education is required, as is experience teaching higher education or student affairs master's courses. Demonstrated ability and commitment to use effective pedagogical strategies to create engaging, relevant, and skills-based learning experiences for students required. Interest in and commitment to teaching the full spectrum of leadership courses required. Ability to serve as program coordinator and coordinate recruitment, admissions, and retention initiatives. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement partnerships with personnel and organizations to grow program enrollment.

The Department and the College of Education and Human Services are committed to student and faculty diversity and value the educational benefits that derive from such diversity. We are seeking candidates who demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in and with socially, culturally, and economically diverse communities, and have a commitment to education for social justice, democratic and inclusive practice, and critical thinking.

Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience

Anticipated Start Date July 1, 2017

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Organizational Marketing Statement:

Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university's six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.

EEO/AA Statement:

Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at



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