Assistant Professor, Higher Education Administration

Montclair, NJ
Mar 21, 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 September 20, 2016

Position Title Assistant Professor, Higher Education Administration

Vacancy # V-F7

Department Counseling and Educational Leadership

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

Tenure-track position in Higher Education Administration in a rapidly growing new program serving diverse communities. The master's degree program aims to prepare leaders who work in administrative roles across the postsecondary education landscape. Faculty members are expected to be active scholars; advise students; contribute to accreditation process; participate in department, college, and university committees; and teach graduate courses in a variety of settings and formats (i.e., traditional face-to-face, hybrid, and online). Additionally, the faculty member in this position will assist in the coordination of the program, including recruitment, admissions, and internship supervision.

Position Number: V-F7

Qualifications & Requirements

Earned doctorate in Higher Education Administration/Leadership, Student Affairs, Student Personnel, or a closely related field with published research in higher education or student affairs; minimum of three years professional experience as an administrator in higher education; evidence of research published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at national conferences in higher education or student affairs; potential for scholarly productivity in the field that will lead to future publications and potential for grant-funded projects; experience teaching graduate students and mentoring/advising graduate students or new professionals; demonstrated ability to work with individuals from culturally diverse backgrounds. 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; have a commitment to education for social justice, democratic practice, and critical thinking; and are interested in addressing issues of diversity in research, teaching, and curriculum development.

Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience

Anticipated Start Date September 1, 2017

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Montclair State University
BOX C316, V-F7
Montclair, NJ 07043

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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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