Assistant Professor MSA/PMC Program #001384

Posting Information: The Department of Human Services at Western Carolina University (WCU) invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure track nine (9) month position in the Master of School Administration (MSA) and Post Master's Certificate (PMCPSL) Program beginning January 1, 2018. Western Carolina University and the Western Region Education Service Alliance (WRESA) are collaborating to offer the North Carolina School Executive Leadership Program (NCSELP). We offer aspiring and current school administrators the opportunity to earn either a Master's in School Administration with a certificate toward principal licensure or, for those who have already earned their master's degree, a Post-Master's Certificate toward principal licensure. The program collaboratively provides excellent professional learning opportunities that produce exceptional school leaders for North Carolina. Candidates are required to explore the diversity of their communities and stress the importance of addressing diversity issues in school community relations through instructional leadership. All courses are delivered online with small face to face components in four of the core courses and internships. Responsibilities: Teach and advise students in the Master's in School Administration and the Principal Licensure program with summer teaching opportunities. Conduct scholarship activities and provide university, college, community, and program service. Assist program director with responsibilities for coordinating curriculum instruction; participating in recruitment activities and review of applicants; monitoring of student progress; and managing day to day interactions for program delivery. Assist with internship coordination and supervision and work collaboratively with other educational leadership faculty. Perform other related duties as requested within the department, college, and university. Demonstrated proficiency in online delivery of instruction is preferred. Applicants should demonstrate excellence in teaching, a record of scholarship, and service through leadership. n Service Alliance (WRESA) are collaborating to offer the North Carolina School Executive Leadership Program (NCSELP). We offer aspiring and current school administrators the opportunity to earn either a Masters in School Administration with a certificate toward principal licensure or, for those who have already earned their master's degree, a Post-Master's Certificate toward principal licensure. The program collaboratively provides excellent professional learning opportunities that produce exceptional school leaders for North Carolina. Candidates are required to explore the diversity of their communities and stress the importance of addressing diversity issues in school community relations through instructional leadership. All courses are delivered online with small face to face components in four of the core courses and internships. Responsibilities: Teach and advise students in the Master's in School Administration and the Principal Licensure program with summer teaching opportunities. Conduct scholarship activities and provide university, college, community and program service. Assist program director with responsibilities for coordinating curriculum instruction; participating in recruitment activities and review of applicants; monitoring of student progress, and managing day to day interactions for program delivery. Assist with internship coordination and supervision and work collaboratively with other educational leadership faculty. Perform other related duties as requested within the department, college and university. Demonstrated proficiency in online delivery of instruction is preferred. Applicants should demonstrate excellence in teaching, a record of scholarship, and service through leadership.

Minimum Training & Experience Requirements: A doctorate in Educational Leadership or related discipline from an accredited institution. PreK-12 administrative and teaching experience and licensure in K-12 school administration or the credentials for licensure in North Carolina.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrate proficiency in online delivery of instruction. Experience as a building level administrator in North Carolina. Ability to teach leadership courses in the Education Doctoral program. Possess strong communication and organizational skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Application must be made online. Please attach the following: Cover letter of application addressing the faculty role responsibilities, required qualifications, and preferred qualifications. A current vita, Unofficial Transcripts, and Three professional references with complete contact information. For questions or more information, contact: Heather Thompson, Search Committee Chair at ehthompson@email.wcu.edu