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Program Coordinator and Clinical Assistant Professor

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Clemson University
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Assistant Professor
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Program Coordinator and Clinical Assistant Professor

Location:
Clemson University
Open Date:
Oct 5, 2021
Close Date:
Dec 1, 2021
Description:

The Program Coordinator and Clinical Assistant Professor for the Masters & Educational Specialist degrees in Educational Leadership encourages innovations in program development, quality assessment, and accreditation; recruits new students while maintaining good relationships with current students and alumni; ensures student and faculty development, especially among partner school districts and part-time visiting faculty; schedules the timely delivery of courses, assures on-time graduation and student success; and teaches in both programs. The MEdS in EDL Program Coordinator also serves on the department’s advisory committee with other EOLD program coordinators and representatives of faculty and students.

 

DUTIES

Program Coordinator duties related to developing and maintaining high quality Educational Leadership (EdL) programs

  • Foster a culture that links teaching, research, and public service aligned with the mission of Clemson University and the College of Education
  • Create opportunities and maintain external partnerships that enhance the research-to-practice-based MEdS in EDL degree and certification programs
  • Collaborate with College and department leaders, state agencies, school districts, and school leaders to assess needs and develop proposals for program improvement and innovation that meet accreditation and degree standards
  • Collaborate with the EOLD Department Chair, faculty, and school district partners to monitor student perceptions of program quality
  • Advise MEdS in EdL students of program requirements, expectations, and milestones for graduation
  • Collaborate with the director of accreditation and assessment and provide support for regional and national accreditation
  • Collaborate with the Clemson Graduate School regarding program requirements, handbooks, and other program-based materials or policies regarding program and student requirements
  • Recruit a diverse group of students for the MEdS in EDL programs that meets Clemson’s land-grant mission and increases enrollment across the region, nation, and world.
  • Oversee and provide support for periodic program reviews required by the university and/or regulatory agencies
  • Promote the effective use of technology to facilitate learning in all settings (classroom, distance education, and multiple instructional platforms)
  • Provide program-level enrollment management, strategic planning, and curriculum enhancement
  • Deliver sequenced curriculum through the scheduling of fall, spring, and summer terms, including the recruitment and training of part-time practice-based faculty

Assistant Clinical Professor duties related to Teaching/Advising, Service, and Research

  • Provide high quality instruction across multiple degree and certification programs in EDL
  • Uses multiple measures to set goals and document self-directed development in the areas of teaching/advising, service, and the generation of evidence-based research on leadership practices
  • Other job-related duties as assigned by the department chair

Qualifications:
  • A doctorate in Educational Leadership or equivalent program
  • Experience in graduate-level instruction, advising, and programming
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a dynamic work environment.
  • Experience in teaching, including curriculum development, innovative teaching methods, instructional design, and delivery for various settings (e.g., on-line including the use of multiple delivery modalities), and assessment
  • Experience in educational administration at or above the level of program director and preferably at a system level
  • Demonstrated communication skills including evidence of cultivating and maintaining partnerships
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with faculty and staff in academic and professional environments
  • Commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive professional environment

Application Instructions:

A letter of application with a complete and updated CV should be submitted to Interfolio:  http://apply.interfolio.com/96089.  Review of applications begins December 1, 2021 and continues until position is filled.

Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Jane Clark Lindle, PhD, Search Committee Co-chair, [email protected] 

Organization

Working at Clemson University

Clemson is a dynamic research university located in Upstate South Carolina at the center of the booming I-85 corridor between Charlotte, N.C., and Atlanta, Ga. One of the nation’s most selective public research universities according to U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, Clemson University is the school of choice among top students in South Carolina and is increasingly competitive for the best students in the region and the nation. More than 17,100 students select from 70 undergraduate and 100 graduate degree programs through five academic colleges: Agriculture, Forestry and Life SciencesArchitecture, Arts and HumanitiesBusiness and Behavioral ScienceEngineering and Science; and Health, Education and Human Development.

Clemson’s transformation into a leading research institution — currently attracting in excess of $140 million in externally funded research and sponsored program awards per year — is based upon an academic plan that identifies eight emphasis areas in which the University has opportunities to increase education and research, to align with South Carolina’s economic development needs and to draw upon faculty strengths. Emphasis areas include automotive and transportation technology, advanced materials, biotechnology and biomedical sciences, leadership and entrepreneurship, sustainable environment, information and communication technology, family and community living, and general education.

Major economic development initiatives that have emerged from the academic plan include the Clemson International Center for Automotive Research — a 250-acre campus in Greenville, which has generated more than $225 million in public and private commitments in just four years; an advanced materials initiative at the Clemson Research Park, which includes a new LEED Silver-certified facility; and the South Carolina Health Sciences Collaborative — an initiative of the state’s three research universities and major health-care systems.

As the state’s land-grant university, Clemson reaches out to citizens, communities and businesses all over South Carolina. The Public Service Activities division includes the county-based Cooperative Extension Service, five off-campus research and education centers through the Clemson University Experiment Station and critical regulatory responsibilities for plant and animal health.

The University boasts a 1,400-acre campus on the shores of Lake Hartwell within view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Surrounding the campus are 18,000 acres of University farms and woodlands devoted to research. A warm campus environment, great weather and recreational activities offered by proximity to both the natural surroundings and large cities are part of the Clemson Experience.

 

Points of interest at Clemson include the following:

The Clemson Conference Center and Inn is a state-of-the-art facility for symposia, meetings, seminars and special events. The complex includes the Madren Continuing Education and Conference Center, the Walker Golf Course and the Martin Inn.

The South Carolina Botanical Garden, a 295-acre public garden, features several thousand varieties of ornamental plants and a unique collection of nature-based sculptures.

The Robert Howell Brooks Center for the Performing Arts brings an exciting array of concert, theater, dance, comedy and other live performances to the community.

The Robert Campbell Geology Museum at the Botanical Garden displays meteorites, minerals, dinosaur fossils and the largest faceted-stone collection in the Southeast.

The T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena is a showplace for livestock activities in the state and has hosted horse and livestock shows, rodeos, sales, 4-H activities, educational programs, and industrial and agricultural exhibitions.

Fort Hill, the home of John C. Calhoun and later of his son-in-law, University founder Thomas Green Clemson, is a registered National Historic Landmark located in the center of campus.

The Class of 1944 Visitors Center is the front door to Clemson — a friendly place to get tours, information, assistance and an introduction to this beautiful, historic university and community.

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