Assistant Professor Educational Leadership
Assistant Professor Educational Leadership
Job no: 495916
Work type: Full Time Permanent - Faculty
Categories: School of Education
The Zucker Family School of Education at The Citadel invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership position to be filled by August 2021. The selected applicant will teach courses in the Zucker School's master’s level program leading to South Carolina principal certification in elementary and secondary school administration and its educational specialist program leading to certification as a superintendent in South Carolina. Student advisement, service to the community, and engagement in scholarly research leading to professional publications are also required. Service responsibilities include building relationships with local P-12 schools, and recruiting students to the programs within the Division.
An earned doctorate from an accredited university in educational administration, educational leadership, or a related field; demonstrated success as a P-12 public school administrator; ability to use and model technology in online teaching and learning; ability to collaborate with local P-12 school districts; commitment to diversity and preparing leaders to work in diverse school environments; and demonstration of or potential for scholarly writing leading to publication. Applicants must document expertise in the areas of instructional leadership, district and school level leadership, organizational theory and behavior, and program assessment.
Teaching skills that employ a variety of instructional strategies in both face-to-face, hybrid, and online environments, experience in Canvas LMS, previous experience teaching at the collegiate level, familiarity with accreditation processes in higher education, and experience in the leadership of academic programs.
Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, a statement that describes minimum and preferred qualifications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three references through The Citadel's employment website.
An equal opportunity-affirmative action employer, The Citadel encourages applications from women and minorities ensuring diversity in all campus employment.
About The Citadel:
The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, is noted for its educational reputation as well as its rich history. Founded in 1842 in Charleston, the college has an undergraduate student body of about 2,300 students who make up the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. Another 1,000 students attend The Citadel Graduate College, a civilian evening program that offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional courses of study.
The Citadel is best known for its Corps of Cadets, which draws students from across the nation and a dozen countries. The men and women in the Corps live and study under a classical military system that makes leadership and character training an essential part of the educational experience. Approximately a third of graduating cadets accept military commissions.
The Citadel is organized into five academic schools: Business, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Social Science, and Science and Mathematics. Because of its focus on teaching, a noteworthy graduation rate, and strong alumni support, The Citadel rates highly in the annual U.S. News & World Report college rankings, earning the distinction of top public college in the South among schools granting up to the master's degree for the last seven consecutive years.
Small class sizes, dedicated teaching faculty, talented researchers, and service to the Lowcountry community are distinguishing features of the college. In 2015, the Carnegie Foundation recognized The Citadel campus for its Civic Engagement activities and programs.
About the Zucker Family School of Education:
The Zucker Family School of Education is the unit within The Citadel responsible for undergraduate, master’s, and specialist’s programs related to the preparation of educators. Education alumni include outstanding teachers, counselors, school administrators, and higher education faculty. Zucker School faculty pride themselves in providing immersive instruction that connects theory and practice and focuses on the needs of individual students. The Zucker School is also home to the Citadel’s STEM Center of Excellence.
The Zucker School is named in honor of Charleston philanthropist Anita Zucker and her family. In 2014, Mrs. Zucker signed a $4 million gift agreement with The Citadel designed to elevate the Zucker Family School of Education to national prominence through the development of scholarly and practical tools for improving education and offering direct assistance to area classroom teachers and school leaders. The gift has also positioned the School to be a point of contact in the community for fostering entrepreneurship in education. In naming the Zucker Family School of Education, The Citadel marked its first school named after a substantial donor.
The Citadel campus is located on the banks of the Ashley River in peninsular Charleston, a city known for its livability, friendliness, and resilience. Founded in 1670 as Charles Town in honor of King Charles II of England, Charleston is known for its architecture, museums, forts, gardens, beaches, sporting events, cultural festivals, and cuisine. The rapid growth of aerospace and related high-tech industries has contributed to recent population grown and job expansion, making Charleston the fastest growing municipality in South Carolina. Charleston is a popular tourist destination and has received numerous accolades, including "America's Most Friendly City" by Travel + Leisure in 2011 and by Condé Nast Traveler in 2013 and 2014, as well as "the most polite and hospitable city in America" by Southern Living magazine. Charleston is known for its many restaurants and fine dining; culinary favorites include she-crab soup, fried oysters, Lowcountry boil, collard greens, fried green tomatoes, crab cakes, red rice, and shrimp and grits.
Advertised: Nov 16 2020 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Nov 22 2020 Eastern Standard Time