LTI - Assistant Professor of Higher Education Administration

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Job Title: LTI - Assistant Professor of Higher Education Administration
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 226994
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Department Information The Area of Higher Education and Student Affairs in the Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Speech Language Pathology in the College of Education at the University of West Georgia invites dynamic applicants to join our rapidly growing Higher Education Administration and College Student Affairs Programs. The College Student Affairs program is a M.Ed. that adheres to the Council for the Advancement of Standards (CAS) in Higher Education and American College Personnel Association (ACPA/NASPA) professional competency areas for student affairs practitioners. The Doctorate in Higher Education Administration is new and began in fall 2018, is based on the NASPA/ACPA competencies.

The College of Education at the University of West Georgia is doctoral granting and a recognized leader in preparing exemplary practitioners for all educational roles. The College offers high-level technological support, mentoring for new faculty, and opportunities to work with graduate students at all levels and to partner with school districts. The University of West Georgia, one of Georgia’s four Regional Comprehensive universities, is a rapidly growing institution located approximately 50 minutes west of Atlanta. Our 645-acre campus offers modern, state-of- the-art, facilities complemented by beautiful green spaces. It ranks as one of the Southeast’s best public regional comprehensive universities.

Job Summary The successful candidate will assume a range of responsibilities including (1) teaching graduate courses in BOTH College Student Affairs and the doctorate in Higher Education Administration; (2) conducting meaningful research and scholarship; (3) participating in broad-based university, college, and departmental committee work and professional service; (4) advising students; (5) supervising students in field experiences; and (6) working collaboratively with doctoral programs in the College of Education. Additional program information is located at the following links: (Department), (CSA), (HEA)

Required Qualifications
    Earned doctorate in Higher Education Administration, College Student Affairs, or a closely-related fieldAbility to teach College Student Affairs and Higher Education Administration coursesPrepared to teach courses in Higher Education AdministrationA demonstrated understanding of College Student Affairs and awareness of current significant issues in Higher Education Administration.Commitment to working collaboratively with other faculty and practitioners to incorporate the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competencies into a cohesive experience for graduate studentsEvidence of successful teaching experienceA record of active participation in professional organizationsDemonstrated commitment to, and evidence of, an established or emerging research and publication agendaExperience with technology and online teaching in educational settings
Preferred Qualifications
  • Online teaching experience
  • At least 5 years working in a higher education environment
Proposed Salary


Apply Before Date Application Deadline: May 22, 2021

Conditions of Employment Should you be recommended for the position, Board of Regents policy requires official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and completion of a background check. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) requires official transcripts upon official appointment.

Equal Employment Opportunity It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia’s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in

Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.




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Posted: 5/8/2021
Application Due: 5/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time