Assistant Professor of Education, Reading Specialist

Lynchburg, VA
Feb 26, 2021
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Position Type:

Adjunct Faculty


Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Education, Reading Specialist

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Job Summary/Basic Function:

Teaching literacy coursework in the residential program. The Liberty University School of Education is seeking a full-time (12 month) Reading Specialist faculty member in Lynchburg, VA.

Duties include teaching Education courses in literacy and instruction; contributing to continuous program improvement for reading/literacy; assisting in curriculum review and development; navigating the accreditation process through the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP); and providing relevant service in line with the mission of the university.

Faculty member will oversee the CAEP program accreditation in the School of Education and guide the school in preparing for CAEP site visits. Faculty member will serve as a liaison between the School of Education, CAEP, and the Virginia Department of Education.

Faculty member will carry out various administrative tasks and other duties assigned by their Chair or Dean

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have a PHD or EDD Reading/Literacy, or a related such-as, but not limited to, PHD or EDD in Elementary Education or Curriculum & Instruction with a Reading endorsement on state educator’s license.

Full doctrinal compatibility with Liberty University.

Degree must be from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Superior interpersonal, customer service, presentation, and communication skills required.

Creative, innovative, and problem solving skills required.

Proven organizational skills and ability to complete assignments timely and accurately with minimal supervision.

Proficiency in MS Office, Blackboard, Canvas, and the Internet.

Able to obtain and maintain licenses if applicable as required by state or accrediting commissions.

Demonstrated strengths in teaching at the college level is essential.

Applications for consideration will only be accepted via Liberty University’s online automated application process.

Preferred Qualifications:

A PHD or EDD in Reading/ Literacy

Work Hours:

M-F 40 hours

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