Assistant Professor (K12 Educational Leadership)

Job description


Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Full Time
Job_Number: 02309
Closing: Continuous
Location: Main Campus
Division: ACE

General Summary

Our Department

The Leadership and Counseling Department develops caring and ethical educational leaders and professional counselors through co-constructed teaching and learning experiences, respectful service and community engagement, and intentional research and inquiry to promote equity. We prepare courageous leaders and mental health practitioners to assume prominent roles in effecting positive change in clients, students, families, and communities in local and global contexts.

Position

Assistant Professor (K-12 Educational Leadership) Department of Leadership and Counseling at Eastern Michigan University

General Summary

The Department of Leadership and Counseling is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty position with specialization in K-12 Educational Leadership to begin in August 2021. Faculty members are expected to focus on teaching, scholarship, and service as well as collaborate with colleagues across the university. The candidate will be expected to teach and mentor graduate students in an online environment and engage in doctoral level work, chairing and serving on dissertation committees.

Eastern Michigan University is located in Ypsilanti, adjacent to Ann Arbor and 45 minutes from downtown Detroit. The Educational Leadership Program within the Department of Leadership and Counseling offers an undergraduate LEAD minor, three distinct master-level program tracks for aspiring educational leaders, and a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Educational Leadership. The K-12 master's level programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) as well as being approved by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) for administrative certification and central office endorsement.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusion, and justice evidenced in teaching, scholarship, and service
  • Contribute to learning and knowledge development by teaching intellectually dynamic graduate and undergraduate courses that address leadership within pluralistic contexts
  • Create and co-construct transformative curriculum and enact pedagogy to reflect and support inclusive excellence
  • Provide academic advising to diverse students
  • Provide service to department, college, university committees, and impact local and global communities
  • Contribute to scholarship and explore interdisciplinary implications and academic pursuits to add to the field and remain current in their respective disciplines

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusion, and justice evidenced in teaching, scholarship, and service
  • A doctorate, or earned doctorate by August 2021, in educational leadership/administration or a related field from an accredited institution
  • Prior experience as a P-12 educator, preferably in a leadership role
  • Previous teaching experience with preference for graduate-level teaching and teaching in an online environment
  • Promise and demonstrated skills to establish or continue a research agenda evidenced by publications
  • Previous experience with or demonstrated ability to supervise dissertation research

Desired Qualifications
  • Administrative experience as a P-12 building or central office leader
  • Scholarship, expertise, and teaching interests within one or more of the following areas: organizational theory, supervision of instruction, school law, building or site level leadership, central office level leadership, allocation of resources (i.e., human, facilities, and material)
  • Experience in qualitative, quantitative or mixed methods research
  • Desire or demonstrated experience in advising students
  • Experience acquiring or pursuing external funding
  • Engagement in local, regional or national organizations

The successful candidate will serve an eight-month, tenure track appointment at the Assistant Professor rank. A competitive salary will be based on qualifications and prior experience. Eastern Michigan University may consider up to two years of credit for service at another institution at the Assistant Professor rank. The start date should be no later than August 29, 2021.

Supplemental Information

Applicants must submit the following materials for consideration: a letter of interest that clearly speaks to both required and desired qualifications of the position, a detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a research statement, two samples of recent scholarship, graduate transcripts, and names, titles, and telephone numbers of at least three references. Application review will begin January 1, 2021. Review of applications will continue until a finalist is identified. For more information contact Dr. Raul Leon, [email protected] (Interim Academic Department Head)

If contacted, you will be asked to present official transcripts of your highest degree earned at the time of interview.

ALL ATTACHMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS CANNOT BE REVISED OR ADDED ONCE SUBMITTED.

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Members of minoritized groups are strongly encouraged to apply. EMU is an equal opportunity employer. Eastern Michigan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Eastern Michigan University offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance; a TIAA-CREF retirement plan with employer contributions; an outstanding vacation and time off policy; a tuition waiver program and much more.

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Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report

The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report is available online
at: https://www.emich.edu/police/documents/current_yearly_crime_stats.pdf

The report contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report, you can stop by the Department of Public Safety at 1200 Oakwood St. or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 734-487-0892 or emailing [email protected]

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Posted: 2/1/2021
Application Due: 4/2/2021
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