Assistant Professor, College of Education

East Lansing, MI
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Posting Number: 5259

Internal Posting Date: 04-12-2017

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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Job Title: Assistant Professor

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Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Education

Primary Department: 10014014 EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION

Position Employee Group: Fixed Term Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Academic Year, 9 month

Appointment Status: Fixed Term Faculty

Employment %: 100


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Position Summary: The Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education Program (HALE) in the Department of Educational Administration (EAD) at MSU is seeking an outstanding candidate to fill a one-year fixed term position at the assistant professor level (non-tenure track) with the potential of renewal if funding is available. This is an academic year (nine-month appointment) in EAD with the possibility of summer teaching and the potential for renewal, pending future funding. Position begins August 12, 2017.

The successful candidate is expected to work closely with faculty and program staff in HALE and EAD. Specific duties include coordinating the Student Affairs Administration (SAA) master's program; recruiting and advising students; helping to develop, teach, and manage course offerings in the SAA program; coordinating the practicum process and procedures; and assisting with other program-related administrative responsibilities.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements Ph.D. in Student Affairs Administration, Higher Education, or related field. Qualifications other than degree include demonstrated work experience in higher education and student affairs (particularly with issues related to leadership, college students, or college administration); successful teaching experience in higher education; and excellent communication skills.

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Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated track record of student advising, program administration, database management, and presentation software.

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
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Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants: Interested candidates should submit a letter of application highlighting qualifications, names of three professional references, and current curriculum vitae.

Please see the College of Education website,, for more information about the college and this position.

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Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Matthew Wawrzynski/Associate Professor/

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MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.


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