Clinical Assistant Professor in Educational LeadershipPosition Number:
Faculty 9-10 MonthsTime-limited through:
N/AType of Appointment:
Full-Time, Non-Tenure-TrackFaculty Position Sub-Type:
ClinicalLength of Appointment:
9 monthsInternal Recruitment?:
Leadership, School Counseling & Sport ManagementOrganization:
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES Division:
Academic Affairs - DIVCollege:
College of Education and Human ServicesApproved Hiring Salary Range:
In 2020, the University of North Florida (UNF) received the prestigious INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only application-based national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the HEED institutions and was recognized as a 2020 Diversity Champion. Carnegie:
The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who reports discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of university regulation.
UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.Faculty Initiatives:
The University of North Florida promotes the quality and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.General Description / Primary Purpose:
UNF is classified by Carnegie as a Doctoral Professional University. We are committed to developing globally recognized, innovative programs and practices; impacting our fields/professions through high quality teaching, scholarship, and service; and preparing graduates who are transformativeleaders in their professions. UNF is located just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean and within a vibrant and changing diverse community. Applicants who are ABD will be considered but an earned doctorate in Educational Leadership, or a discipline closely related to educational leadership is required at the time of employment. The Department of Leadership, School Counseling, and Sport Management and the educational leadership programs within it are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. As such, we are interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. As such, we strongly encourage women and minorities from historically underrepresented groups to apply.Job Function:
The University of North Florida promotes the quality and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.
Teach classes in Educational Leadership at the Masters level; supervise educational leadership practicum students in the field; participate in department, college & university committees; provide service to the community and profession.Marginal Functions:
The successful candidate will be expected to participate in student advisement; recruit highly qualified students; supervise educational leadership practicum students in the Field; engage in service activities and university governance in accordance with the mission and vision of the program, college and university; and cultivate relationships and partnerships with diverse local schools, districts, organizations and communities.
N/AFaculty Position Required Qualifications:
- Earned doctorate in Educational Leadership or a discipline closely related to educational leadership;
- Three (3) years professional experience as a PreK-12 principal, assistant principal, district administrator, assistant superintendent, and/or superintendent; with previous experience evaluating teaching staff
- Commitment to working in diverse communities
- Regional, state, and national service impacting teaching and learning outcomes and/or educational policy and practice
Successfully candidates must also possess the following:
- Experience designing and/or teaching courses in a blended or online format;
- Experience supervising, coaching and mentoring teacher leaders
- Experience leading, teaching, mentoring, or otherwise supporting the development of people/students while supporting the ideals of diversity, equity and inclusion
- Record of partnership development between colleges/universities and PK12 schools/ districts.
Preference will be given to candidates who meet the required qualifications and also possess the following:
Statement(s) of Understanding Definition:
- Five (5) or more years of school-based leadership experience or related field, including school and/or educational leadership responsibilities.
- Demonstrated knowledge and successful implementation of instructional development strategies.
- Strong knowledge of 1 racially, culturally, linguistically, geographically and economically diverse educational challenges and accrediting and regulatory standards, and school funding related to assigned functions.
- Strong knowledge of curriculum and instruction teaching strategies and theories in education.
- Strong knowledge of models for the development and assessment of curriculum.
- Strong knowledge of early childhood education and childhood development.
- Strong knowledge of methods and strategies for teaching and assessing multilingual learners (MLLs, a.ka. ELLs)
- Analytical ability to lead the design, implementation, and management of teaching and learning programs.
- Supervisory skills to manage the daily operations and administration of assigned functions effectively.
- Proven record of championing curriculum and instructional development on behalf of traditionally marginalized groups.
- Excellent team-building, coaching, facilitation, and interpersonal skills with all levels in an organization.
- Personal demonstration of continuous learning.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively serve as a leader and member of a team.
- Strong written and verbal communications skills, including effective presentation skills.
Background Check: This position requires a level II background check, which includes fingerprinting. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check. Required Licensure or Certification:
Responsible Employee: The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.
Valid K12 Administration Certificate in good standing Machines/Equipment used regularly:
N/AAnticipated Start Date:
08/01/2022Job Posting Date:
12/15/2021Application Review Date:
01/21/2022Open Until Filled:
YesPoint of Contact Information:
Michelle ArtigaHiring Official:
Diane Yendol-HoppeyLocation if not Jacksonville:
Applicants must complete an online application in OASys at http://www.unfjobs.org and must upload all required documents to be considered for this position. Applicants must include list of names, addresses and phone numbers of 3 references in their application (letters to be provided if hired). Quicklink:
Once you finalize your completed application and have submitted the required documents, you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for this position for your records. If you have any questions about the university or the search process contact Michelle Artiga at 904-620-1801. If you have any questions about the position itself, contact Dr. Matthew Ohlson at [email protected] Applicants who do not apply on-line or do not upload all the required documentation will not be considered for this position.