Tenure Track Instructional Faculty - Education (Educational Leadership)


Tenure Track Instructional Faculty - Education (Educational Leadership)

Job ID: 101962

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Code: 2360

Job Grade: Assistant Professor

Campus Information California State University, Sacramento is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city's two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University's approximately 27,500 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor's degree in 58 disciplines, the master's degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.

Sacramento is a high-growth metropolitan area with a very diverse population of approximately 2 million. As California's capital, Sacramento is an advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan university, California State University, Sacramento is committed to providing leadership in addressing significant regional needs and to enriching its liberal arts tradition. The proximity of California State University, Sacramento to the California legislature and other agencies of state and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to participate in public service through policy research internships, and employment. Hiring Dept. Information The College offers a Bachelors degree, P/K- 16 Teaching, Counseling, and Administrative Credentials, Masters, Educational Specialist in School Psychology, and Doctoral degrees in Education. The College of Education has a genuine commitment to developing scholars and practitioners who recognize that we live and work in diverse linguistic, racial, gender, economic, and religious institutions and communities, and also understand the need to TEACH for Change.

The College prepares professionals to work effectively with culturally, racially and linguistically diverse populations as well as students with special needs. Candidates/graduates are prepared to assume leadership roles with respect to advocating for educational equity and social justice in education at all levels. Faculty have close professional relationships with local P/K-12 and higher educational institutions, community and governmental organizations/institutions throughout the Sacramento region. Faculty members provide academic and professional support to local programs, teachers, administrators, counselors, as well as, engage in collaborative or joint research, scholarly projects, presentations, and professional development related activities.

The Educational Leadership program, housed in the College of Education, has three full-time faculty serving the graduate program and administrative credentials. The program offers the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential, and the Master of Arts in Education with specializations in K-12 Educational Leadership and Higher Education Leadership. Courses are offered on weekends and evenings, as well as a hybrid online which allows students to complete their degrees in two years. The Preliminary Administrative Services Credential prepares students to work as school administrators in public K-12 school settings. For further information on our programs and faculty, please visit our website at http://www.csus.edu/coe.

This position is housed in the Graduate and Professional Studies (Academic and Program Services) in the College of Education.

A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population. Duties/Responsibilities - Maintain a rigorous program of scholarly work related to the Educational Leadership
program's credential and graduate degree programs.
- Engage in graduate-level teaching, advising, and curriculum development/assessment.
- Serve on master's thesis committees.
- Work collegially with other faculty,
- Participate in university and community engagement and have background in instructional
leadership, systems change, organizational development, or educational policy.
- Working collaboratively with colleagues.
- Teaching graduate courses (on and off campus, and online) in the areas of P-12 educational
policy, leadership and administration.
- Assisting with student recruitment efforts and admissions process.
- Directing and advising master's research projects.
- Chairing Master's thesis, and serving on thesis committees.
- Supervising students in field experiences.
- Advising and mentoring graduate students.
- Actively engage in research that has local, regional, and national impact.
- Work collaboratively with public/private schools as well as regional, state and national
education agencies/professional organizations.
- Provide service to the college, university professional associations and discipline-related
community partners. Qualifications REQUIRED:

- Earned doctorate in Education with emphasis in educational leadership and administration
or closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be
required to complete the doctorate by August 2017.
- Record of excellence in teaching, research, service, and professional participation.
- Major specialization in one or more of the following areas:
a. School and district leadership to support social justice, equity, diversity and a culture of
success for all children;
b. Leadership and the process of learning/cognition among children and adolescents;
c. Organizational development and school improvement; and educational policy, leadership
and administration.
- Supervision of master's level theses.
- Work experience and/or research that focuses on leading, teaching, and learning in preK-12
- Commitment to serving a diverse student body.


- Background in research and research methods for advising masters student research in
topics related to leadership and school improvement.
- Successful experience teaching quantitative and qualitative methods to graduate students.
- Experience in public education as a district and/or school leader.
- A research agenda that addresses leadership issues including social justice and equity.
- Experience and qualifications appropriate to teaching certification courses for licensure as a
building administrator and implementation of performance assessment.
- Experience with accreditation (CCTC, WASC) and implementation of program assessment. Appointment This is a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning with the Fall 2016 semester. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience.

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. Application Review Review of applications will begin March 27, 2017; position open until filled. Application Procedures Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at http://www.csus.edu/about/employment. Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link. External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link. Internal applicants can apply by logging on My Sac State.

Applicants must include the following attachments with the application:

1. A letter of application addressing required and preferred qualifications.
2. Current curriculum vita.
3. The names and contact information of at least three recent professional references.
4. Unofficial transcripts of all college work (Official transcripts required if invited for interview).

Applicants must also send three (3) recent confidential letters of recommendation by regular mail to: Chair of Search Committee for EDLP P/K-12, Graduate and Professional Studies in Education, California State University, Sacramento, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6079.

QUESTIONS ONLY about this position or application procedure may be directed to Dr. Susan Heredia at heredias@csus.edu Equal Employment Opportunity California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html

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