Instructor or Assistant Professor of Education

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Instructor or Assistant Professor of Education

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Nine-Month Faculty ASUHS

Campus Location:

ASU Heber Springs

Job Description:

Arkansas State University – Beebe, a two-year residential community college associated with the Arkansas State University System, invites applications for a full-time, promotion eligible, Instructor or Assistant Professor of Education to begin August 2021. This position will primarily serve the Heber Springs Campus and will be expected to teach one night on the Beebe campus in the fall and one night on the Searcy campus in the spring.

The ideal candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of K-12 Education and be able to teach freshman and sophomore level courses such as Introduction to Teaching, Educational Technology, Child Growth and Development, and Exceptional Children; as well as Birth to 5 Early Childhood courses including the CDA (Child Development Associate coursework). Online instruction via Canvas platform will be required.

The individual hired will:
•Teach face-to-face, hybrid, zoom, and online.
•have a strong working knowledge of Arkansas K-12 education policies, K-12 classroom technology, Arkansas state standards in Birth to 5 education.
•will develop and implement the student classroom observation program and serve as the primary contact for K-12 partners.
•will maintain a roster of advisees across many Arts & Humanities disciplines
•assist with curriculum development and review
•participate in program assessment
•actively engage in student recruitment and student retention initiatives
•participate in institutional committee service.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong desire for teaching and community engagement rather than research and publishing.

Candidates with a strong early childhood education and development background are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or closely related field. Three to five years teaching experience in a Pre-K and/or K-12 education environment. Strong computer and education technology skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Five to eight years teaching experience in a Pre-K and/or K-12 education environment. Strong computer and education technology skills.

Minimum Salary or Salary Range:

$38,425 Master's/$48,125 Doctorate







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This position will be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry background check. In cases where pre-determined, an additional financial/credit history/ background check may be required as well. Convictions that have been sealed or legally eradicated and misdemeanor convictions for which probation was completed and the case was dismissed, will be excluded. Disclosure does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors such as dates of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, rehabilitation and position applied for will be taken into account.

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ASU Beebe EEO Statement:

Arkansas State University-Beebe shall provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, and shall strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity throughout our campuses for faculty and staff. Our goal is to foster a workplace community where individuals are valued for their diverse backgrounds and differences.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

NOTE: If you are a veteran, disabled veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran and would like Veteran’s Preference, we will need to see proof of status in order to grant that. Please see Veteran’s Preference section of the application for specific proof.




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Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time