Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor and DirectorPosition Type:
Non-Tenure StreamPosition Eclass:
FC - Faculty 9 month Non Leave earnUniversity Information:
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
The Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) is both practitioner-oriented and research-intensive. We are committed to the values of equity and social justice, democratic participation, caring, and educational quality and innovation in schools and throughout the public realm. With these values in mind, we seek to understand and change the theories, policies, and practices that are enacted in schools, communities, and other educational and cultural contexts. We endeavor to prepare exceptional educational leaders who are intent on transforming education and critically engaged academics who seek to challenge the intellectual status quo. We offer on-campus programming as well as a range of alternative programs and courses, including web-based instruction and distance education. The Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations offers Masters, Ed.D., and Ph.D. degrees and post-masters certificates in the intersecting areas of educational leadership and cultural studies.Position Summary:
The Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) in the School of Education (SOE) at the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG) is conducting a search for an individual to serve as Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor. The individual will also serve as Director of Principal Preparation for Excellence and Equity in Rural Schools (PPEERS), UNCG’s award-winning principal preparation program that focuses on preparing future leaders for rural schools in North Carolina.This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) position with the appointment to begin July 1, 2022. The individual will provide leadership and general oversight of the PPEERS program; lead collaboration with PPEERS’ rural partner districts; teach courses in the ELC Department, primarily in the PPEERS program; supervise principal interns, and collaborate with colleagues in service activities. Minimum Qualifications:
The purpose of the Principal Preparation for Excellence and Equity in Rural Schools (PPEERS) Program is to recruit, prepare, and place high-performing educators as school leaders in high-needs rural schools. The ideal candidate would demonstrate knowledge in and experience with high-quality instructional leadership with particular attention to equity and social justice. PPEERS is a two-year, cohort-based leadership preparation program resulting in a Masters of School Administration (MSA) degree and initial principal license in North Carolina. PPEERS is funded by the North Carolina Principal Fellows Program for 2022 – 2028. As testimony to the PPEERS’ program’s high standing and success, it was recently honored by the University Council for Educational Administration with the prestigious Exemplary Educational Leadership Program (EELP) Award.
DUTIES1. Provide general leadership for and oversight of the PPEERS program, including ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and policies.2. Oversee project management and fiscal management of the PPEERS grant award.3. Supervise project personnel, collaborate with district partners, and coordinate with internal evaluators.4. Implement program changes as necessary based on evaluation of data.5. Serve as PPEERS liaison to the North Carolina Principal Fellows Program.6. Complete all required reports for UNCG and Principal Fellows.7. Serve as Clinical Internship Supervisor to students in the cohort.8. Teach classes in the ELC Department, primarily in the PPEERS Program.9. Coordinate with key ELC personnel, including the Graduate Program Director for the Masters of School Administration (MSA) and Post Masters Certificate in School Administration (PMC-SA) programs.10. Engage in department, school, university, and community service activities.
1. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in educational leadership or related field.2. Candidates must have previous K-12 leadership experience with at least 3 years of experience as a school principal.3. Applicants must be committed to building community across difference (e.g., race/ethnicity, gender/sexuality, (dis)ability, culture, perspective, academic specialty, and/or method of inquiry).Preferred Qualifications:
1. Experience teaching graduate-level courses.2. Experience mentoring/coaching pre-service school leaders.Tenure Status:
Not on TrackSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Application materials must be electronically submitted through UNCG Jobsearch and should include a cover letter addressing interests in and qualifications for the position; a full curriculum vita (resume); an equity statement; and, a list of the names and contact information of 3 professional references. The Search Committee will contact references of finalists.Recruitment Range:
Review of applications will begin March 14, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.
Please direct inquiries to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Brian Clarida, [email protected]
Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.Org #-Department:
Ed Ldrship and Cultural Found - 12011Job Open Date:
03/03/2022For Best Consideration Date:
03/24/2022Open Until Filled:
1.000Type of Appointment:
PermanentNumber of Months per Year:
Reading, Writing, Hearing, Talking, Standing, Sitting, WalkingWork Environment: