Belk Center Professor of the Practice
Position Number: 00061068
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The College of Education is a voice of innovation for learning across the lifespan, preparing professionals who educate and lead. Our inquiry and practice reflect integrity, a commitment to social justice, and the value of diversity in a global community. The vision of the College of Education is to lead the way in North Carolina to increase success in education and narrow achievement gaps. Consistent with NC State's land grant mission we transform lives by emphasizing real world experiences through original research opportunities, comprehensive extension and engagement activities, and external partnerships. The College enrolls more than 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students. Our 122 faculty members, together with our Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, currently have more than $57 million in active research and development grants. The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research at NC State is transforming community college leadership in North Carolina and beyond. The Belk Center seeks to 1) prepare the next generation of executive leaders for North Carolina's community colleges; 2) assist community college presidents and trustees in acquiring the knowledge and skills needed to achieve higher levels of student success at their colleges; and 3) conduct and disseminate research to support knowledge development and evidence-based decisions regarding community colleges, their leadership, and their performance Review of applications will begin December 3, 2018 and continue until the positions are filled.
Essential Job Duties: The Belk Center seeks exceptional candidates to prepare and provided professional development for the next generation of community college leaders in North Carolina and the nation. This appointment is a non-tenure track appointment at the rank of professor of practice. The positions provide focused leadership and support for work of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, including the Presidents' Academy, Trustees' Institute, Ed.D. on community college leadership, and action research agenda. Duties include but are not limited to: * Engage with Ed.D. students in the classroom as teacher or co-teacher (face-to-face, hybrid, and online); * Advise and mentor graduate students in the Ed.D. program; * Provide collaborative leadership on projects connected with the Belk Center (e.g. Dallas Herring lecture series, Presidents' Academy, Trustees' Institute, etc.); * Foster relationships with community college leaders in the state and across the country; * Develop relationships with key stakeholders that can further the doctoral program, executive leadership development, and/or evidence-based applied research; * Engage in collaborative curriculum design and planning and contribute to the intellectual diversity of the department.
Minimum Education/Experience: * Candidates must have an earned doctorate in community college education or a related area; * Demonstrated commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in teaching, research, and practice; * Ability to recruit, teach and supervise graduate students and direct practice-based dissertation research; * Demonstrated success in securing external funding; * Executive-level experience as a community college administrator * Demonstrated expertise in important areas of community college performance related to student success; * Demonstrated ability to work effectively with policy makers and community college leaders.
Department Required Skills: N/A
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: * Previously held a position as president in a community college
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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