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Posting Number:

F1065P

Working Title:

Professor

Department:

COE-Lifelong Ed, Admin&Policy

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department:

As the 4th largest public college of education in the country and the 3rd largest college at UGA, the Mary Frances Early College of Education (MFECOE) improves the lives of residents of Georgia and beyond through our instruction, research, and service. The MFE COE is a comprehensive college with disciplines focused on teacher preparation, counseling and human development, communication sciences, human movement sciences, career development, student affairs, and educational administration and policy. We place significant emphasis on graduate education with approximately 40% of our students at the graduate level, making us the second largest college at UGA with respect to graduate education.

Named for Mary Frances Early, UGA’s first African American graduate, in February 2020, the MFE COE has a long and distinguished history as a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our other strengths include a) partnerships with multiple units on campus, in the local community, and across the state of Georgia, b) faculty expertise manifested in well- regarded scholarship and applied practice, and c) recognition of our academic programs by external stakeholders.

The Department of Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy is comprised of three programs: Educational Administration and Policy, Learning Leadership and Organization Development, and Qualitative Research. The Educational Administration and Policy program offers a variety of degrees including PhD, EdD in Educational Leadership, MEd in Educational Administration and Policy, and tiered leadership certifications.

College/Unit/Department website:

https://coe.uga.edu/directory/lifelong-education-administration-and-policy

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

TRS or ORP

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Anticipated Start Date:

08/01/2022

Job Posting Date:

10/29/2021

Open until filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Candidates should upload the following:

  • A letter of application specifically responsive to the position’s responsibilities and required qualifications as described above
  • Statement of research interests describing current projects and activities as well as future research plans and interests
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three most significant publications
  • Contact information for three references. References will not be contacted until the candidate is notified.

Questions may be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Juanita Johnson Bailey at [email protected] Review of applications will begin January 12, 2022.

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

UGA Statement:

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.

The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.

Classification Title:

Professor

Faculty Rank:

Professor

Contract Type:

Academic (9 mo.)

Tenure Status:

Tenured

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned doctorate in Educational Administration or a related field.

Position Summary:

The Department of Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy at the University of Georgia (www.coe.uga.edu/leap) is pleased to announce an Endowed Professorship in Educational Administration at the rank of Full Professor beginning August 2022. We seek an individual with outstanding accomplishments in research in the field of Educational Administration.

The successful candidate will provide intellectual leadership in the Educational Administration and Policy program and beyond and will conduct high impact research related to educational administration. We seek a scholar who will maintain an ambitious research agenda, including developing proposals for external funding, overseeing project implementation, disseminating research through scholarly writing and presentations, mentoring graduate students, contributing to the preparation of K-12 leaders, and collaborating with faculty on research activities related to the mission of the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy. The candidate will also join us in our commitment to diversifying higher education and serving our diverse programmatic and student needs and interests.

Additional Requirements:

For information about the requirements for appointment at the rank of Professor, please see the University of Georgia’s Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure (https://provost.uga.edu/faculty-affairs/UGA_Guidelines_for_APT_approved_2_2020.pdf) and College of Education Lifelong, Education, Administration and Policy criteria https://provost.uga.edu/resources/documents/Lifelong_Education_Administration_and_Policy2015.pdf.

To be eligible for tenure upon appointment, candidates must have been tenured at a prior institution and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification:

The successful candidate will have:

  • An established program of research related to Educational Administration/Leadership
  • An established record of securing external funding for research
  • Eligibility for tenure and appointment at the rank of Full Professor in the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy
  • An outstanding record of teaching, clinical practice and/or research in the areas of Educational Administration/Leadership
  • An established record of leading collaborative research and development activities
  • A prominent national or international reputation in the field of Educational Administration/Leadership

Is this a Position of Trust?:

No

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

No

Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Organization

The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

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Telephone
706-542-3000
Location
215 S. Jackson St.
Athens
Georgia
30602
United States
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