Job no: 495775
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Faculty - College of Education
Assistant/Associate Professor - P-12 School Administration
Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified national doctoral research institution dedicated to excellence in undergraduate education. It offers bachelor’s through doctoral and professional programs to 19,500 students through its campuses in Glassboro, Camden and Stratford, New Jersey. Home to Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and the School of Osteopathic Medicine, it also comprises the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the colleges of Communication & Creative Arts; Education; Humanities & Social Sciences; Performing Arts; Science & Mathematics; the School of Health Professions; the School of Earth & Environment, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and a multidisciplinary honors college. Rowan is collaborating with regional leaders to create research and academic programs in health sciences. It has earned national recognition for innovation, commitment to high-quality, affordable education and developing public-private partnerships.
The College of Education, as the oldest college at Rowan University, has a long-held commitment to excellence in teaching, community engagement, and innovation in scholarship. The College of Education is fully accredited under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and initial certification programs are approved by the New Jersey Department of Education. Rowan’s College of Education is devoted to collaboration, professionalism, diversity, scholarly inquiry, student learning, civic responsibility, and respect for all people, preparing and supporting reflective practitioners who use education to transform our global society. We seek a faculty member who is committed to seeking opportunities to support the College of Education’s commitment to social justice in education and access, success and equity for all.
The Department of Educational Services and Leadership is one of four departments within the College of Education. The department of Educational Services and Leadership houses graduate programs in educational leadership, school administration, school psychology, counseling in educational settings, higher education, and a post-baccalaureate program in school nursing.
The Department of Educational Services and Leadership is accepting applications for a full-time assistant/associate tenure track professor position for the Master of Art in School Administration program beginning fall, 2022, contingent upon budget appropriation. The department is seeking a creative and innovative faculty member to play an integral role in the Master’s level program in school administration. Applicants may view the website for a list of courses and descriptions offered in the school administration. Candidates will be expected to develop and maintain an active, highly visible, extramurally funded research program with outstanding scholarship, and to demonstrate excellence in mentoring both graduate and undergraduate students. The individual will have research impact, as reflected in high-quality publications and the ability to build a funded and sustainable research program. Educators who bring diverse perspectives to the university or who have capacity to mentor and advise students who are members of groups that have been historically and are currently marginalized in the U.S. and in U.S. schools are encouraged to apply. The position will carry a rank commensurate (Assistant or Associate Professor) with the candidate’s prior experience and record.
This position requires demonstrated scholarly excellence and accomplishment in educational leadership, with the practitioner leadership experience and a rich knowledge base in school administration-related fields. Specifically, the department is looking for a faculty member, who is dedicated to increasing knowledge, sensitivity, and awareness of practices best suited for individuals from diverse sociocultural backgrounds. The successful candidate meets the following qualifications:
Required QualificationsAn earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) from an accredited institution with a major in School Administration or Educational Leadership (by September 1, 2022)Demonstrated record of scholarship including publications and grantsDemonstrated currency and fluency in literature and research in educational leadership and changeDemonstrated commitment to interactive and field-based work and record of professional activities, including working with P-12 schoolsDemonstrated ability to teach a variety of courses in the School Administration curriculum, and record of technological skills that foster the ability to deliver online or hybrid coursesDemonstrated knowledge of relevant accreditation standards, such as NELP and PSELDemonstrated record of excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a commitment to public scholarshipDemonstrated teaching/learning philosophy consistent with the mission of the College of EducationDemonstrated commitment to working in an environment devoted to collaboration, collegiality, professional development, diversity, scholarly inquiry, student learning, civic responsibility, and respect for all people.Demonstrated commitment to the implementation of a philosophical stance of social justiceDemonstrated record of professional activities and an ability to establish and maintain effective internal and external relationships in dynamic and collaborative environments.
Preferred QualificationsDemonstrated record of excellence in teaching at the graduate levelDemonstrated experience in developing and delivering educational programs on-lineDemonstrated record of program development and ability to provide program leadershipSubstantial practitioner experience in educational leadershipDepartment of Education certification as school principal, supervisor, or leader certification at district level
Application Deadline: January 17, 2022
Starting Date: September 1, 2022
Candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter outlining suitability for the role; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a description of research agenda (including potential funding mechanisms); 4) a statement on teaching philosophy (including discussion of the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion); 5) transcripts from all institutions attended; and 6) contact information for three professional references (at least one of which addresses teaching ability).
Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see: https://sites.rowan.edu/equity/_docs/policies/eeo-statement.pdf.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.
Advertised: Oct 29 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jan 17 2022 11:55 PM Eastern Standard Time