Assistant Professor of Higher Education Leadership

Creve Coeur, Saint Louis County / Saint Louis, Saint Louis City County
Mar 13, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Maryville University of Saint Louis is seeking a dynamic colleague who demonstrates a commitment to teaching excellence, teamwork, and exceptional service to students and the university. This 11-month tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor position offers an opportunity to teach on campus and online courses in an innovative, cohort-based, practitioner-oriented, doctoral (Ed.D.) program in higher education leadership. Responsibilities include teaching, supervising and advising dissertation research, and actively participating in the curriculum development and growth of the program. Our doctoral program is a year round program and limited summer teaching is expected. The candidate must be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff and students.

Priority will be given to candidates who have demonstrated: advising dissertation projects, online teaching and/or course development, commitment to and understanding of diverse students, and broad knowledge of higher education leadership.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate and experience in higher education leadership, college teaching, and educational research is required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of administrative experience in higher education at the director level or above; and/or experience teaching and advising diverse students in higher education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Dissertation project advising experience
  • Online teaching and/or course development experience

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Candidates should articulate in their cover letter their philosophy of teaching and advising in a practitioner-oriented doctoral program.

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

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