Administrative Faculty - School of Education

Pasadena, CA
Oct 11, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Pasadena, CA
Full time

Job Description:



If you value People, Diversity, Social Justice, and Participatory Decision-Making, we'd like to hear from you!

The Administrative Faculty member at the Pasadena campus teaches a maximum of 9 units per academic year and in conjunction with the Associate Dean, oversees the scheduling of School of Education programs, training for Adjunct Faculty members, identifies potential Adjunct Faculty, and assists the Associate Dean with the management of all School of Education programs on the Pasadena Campus. This position requires professionalism, diplomacy, discretion and integrity in all areas of responsibility. The position represents the School of Education while cultivating and maintaining positive working relationships with school districts, community partners, and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) representatives. The responsibilities of this position require a commitment to promote excellence in the Pacific Oaks teacher education programs.

We are looking for qualified applicants who hold a minimum of a Master's degree in their specific field (doctorate or doctorate in process preferable) and experience working in Prek-12 education contexts. A desirable applicant will also be able to demonstrate a commitment to Pacific Oaks core values in their professional experiences, scholarship, and research interests.

This position is located in Pasadena, California and reports directly to the Associate Dean of the School of Education.

  • Provide administrative support to the Multiple Subject and Education Specialist programs.
  • Collaborate with core faculty on curriculum and program development in the SOE.
  • In collaboration with the Associate Dean and faculty, identify qualified adjunct faculty for all SOE programs.
  • Supervise/mentor new adjunct faculty hires.
  • Assist in maintaining the fidelity to the curriculum in each course and participate in on-going program improvement through the collection and analysis of relevant data.
  • Monitor the use of Taskstream by adjunct faculty and students at the Pasadena campus.
  • In collaboration with core faculty, oversee the fieldwork and student teaching placements for all teacher education candidates.
  • Meet with School of Education students in Pasadena for orientations, advisement, and program support as needed.
  • Review course evaluations and discuss outcomes with adjunct faculty each semester.
  • Attend SOE department meetings and other meetings using Go-to Meetings as necessary.
  • Along with the SOE Associate Dean, create long term planning and development for School of Education programs in Pasadena.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Teaching Responsibilities:
  • Teaches a maximum of 9 units for the academic year.
  • Serves on relevant faculty committees.
  • Advisement for School of Education students.
  • Participation in orientation information sessions, program planning, and faculty trainings.

  • Knowledge in current pedagogy, research, and "best practices" in Teacher Education, including Multiple Subject, Education Specialist, and Early Childhood Education programs.
  • Commitment to social justice, cultural competency, and promoting inclusive learning environments.
  • Must have excellent communication, organizational, writing, editorial, and project management skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with sensitivity to the needs of a diverse population.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and professional relationships with students, administration, faculty, adjunct faculty, professional consultants and representatives from all levels of management.
  • Knowledge of teaching in online formats.
  • Ability to analyze the on-going assessment of credential programs to assist with maintaining full compliance with CCTC regulations.

  • Available to work up to 40 hours/week; on campus a minimum of 4 days per week during peak times in the semester.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in k-12 schools.
  • Master's in education or related field required. PhD or EdD in education or related fields from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • Appropriate teacher and/or school administrator credentials are desirable.
  • Minimum 3-5 years teaching or administrative experience in higher education preferred.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency with technology such as, MS Office (Word and Excel) Go-to-Meetings, and Canvas.
  • Ability to travel to off-site cohorts supported by the Pasadena campus if needed.
  • Experience in supervision of fieldwork and clinical practice for teacher candidates preferred.

Pacific Oaks College and Children's School offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Pacific Oaks College and Children's School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Pacific Oaks College and Children's School


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