Job no: 521244
Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Education/Instructional, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:18070000 - ED-SHDOSE-SCHL OF HUM DEV&ORG
CLIN AST PROF
The University of Florida invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor of Student Personnel in Higher Education position. Located within the Higher Education Administration & Policy program, the Student Personnel in Higher Education (SPHE) program builds upon a rich tradition of excellence in scholarship and preparation of student affairs professionals and leaders at the University of Florida.
This clinical, non-tenure track position will focus on dynamic teaching and effective leadership of the on-campus master’s program. We are seeking a faculty member to join a collaborative, cohesive, and energetic community of scholars within the program and college that is committed to high-quality teaching, research, and service. The Student Personnel in Higher Education program is actively seeking candidates from diverse backgrounds and perspectives who will strengthen our ability to prepare tomorrow’s leaders, reflect the diversity of our students and our nation, and collaboratively tackle the complex problems facing higher education.
Founded in 1955, the Higher Education Administration & Policy Program at the University of Florida offers an on-campus Ph.D. and online Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration as well as an on-campus and online M.Ed. in Student Personnel in Higher Education. The UF SPHE degree is a comprehensive program that integrates rigorous academic coursework with practitioner-based experiences, and enjoys a highly collaborative relationship with the Division of Student Affairs to create a seamless educational experience for students.
- Serving as the program coordinator for the on-campus SPHE master’s program
- Advising and mentoring students in the UF SPHE master’s program
- Collaborating with the Division of Student Affairs and other UF colleges to create robust graduate assistantships, internships, and research opportunities for linking theory and practice
- Teaching face-to-face and/or online classes both at the doctoral and master’s levels;
- Advising doctoral students and serving on Higher Education Administration doctoral committees;
- Participating in research, publications, conference presentations, and/or other scholarly activity in the area of higher education or student affairs administration; and
- Providing service to the university and profession
ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Education at the University of Florida, founded in 1906, has consistently been ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in the nation in Online Graduate Education for the last six years, 3rd nationally for undergraduate education and 12th nationally among public graduate colleges of education (U.S. News & World Report). Two of the College's academic programs occupy top-20 spots in the U.S. News rankings: Counselor Education (5th) and Special Education (5th). Our Teachers, Schools & Society (TSS) program was named the 2020 Program of the Year by the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED). The College has added 45 faculty in the past three years. Cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and public scholarship—often conducted in partnership with other UF colleges, school districts and communities across the state and nation—are yielding powerful learning systems and models that are helping to transform education in today’s changing world, starting with our youngest learners. The College is engaged in four of UF’s priority research areas—early childhood studies, precision learning, analysis of learning analytics, and artificial intelligence in education. The College has 117 full-time faculty members with distinguished records in teaching, research and service. Faculty researchers last year garnered more than $107 million in awards supporting studies and projects addressing education’s most critical issues. Teaching is one of several areas of study from which UF education students can choose. More than 3,000 education students are enrolled on campus and online in 29 bachelor’s and advanced degree programs and concentration areas, within nine academic specialties: Curriculum and Instruction • Counseling & Counselor Education • Early Childhood Education • Educational Leadership • Higher Education Administration • Research & Evaluation Methods • School Psychology • Special Education • Student Personnel in Higher Education. To sustain the college's innovative edge deep into the 21st century, heightened emphasis on emerging technologies, advanced graduate studies and interdisciplinary research will effectively prepare tomorrow's leaders in all education disciplines. The College's educator preparation programs have been continuously accredited by CAEP and NCATE since 1954. More than 30,000 UF “EduGator” alumni are located throughout the world. Follow us: @UF_COE (Twitter) and @UF.COE (Facebook)
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Florida, founded in 1853, is a public land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant research university and one of the most academically diverse universities in the nation. U.S. News & World Report ranks UF 5th among public universities. National rankings such as 2nd by Kiplinger and 20th in Forbes in their respective lists of “Best Values in Public Colleges” are a result of UF’s commitment to provide the highest quality education at the best value. UF is home to 16 colleges and more than 200 research, service and education centers, bureaus and institutes, and boasts more than 4,000 faculty members, 50,000 students and 415,000 living alumni. Faculty scholars last year generated more than $838 million in research awards. UF recently launched a $70 million AI partnership with NVIDIA, taking the first step toward ensuring equitable access to bringing AI to students and faculty from across campus and the state. The Florida Legislature designated UF as a “preeminent” state university in 2013. UF recently hired almost 500 new faculty.
ABOUT THE AREA: UF is situated in Gainesville in North Central Florida, a progressive college town that blends big-city cultural and athletic offerings with small-town friendliness and charm, along with excellent schools. Gainesville, located about halfway between the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, is often recognized as one of America’s best college towns and is easily accessible to three major metropolitan areas (Jacksonville, Orlando and Tampa). The National Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Gainesville as a “Tree City USA” every year since 1982. Add the allure of Florida’s famous sunshine, tropical breezes, and abundant wilderness, springs, rivers and seashores nearby, and it is little wonder that top-caliber faculty and students find our College and University to be the perfect balance of premier academics and a fulfilling lifestyle.
Salary is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
- A doctorate in Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs, or closely related field;
- Evidence of scholarship relative to student affairs and/or higher education administration (for example, publications, conference presentations, research briefs, and awards)
- Demonstrated ability to teach; and
- Active involvement in professional organizations
- Professional experience in higher education administration, ideally related to program planning, implementation, and assessment
- Experience advising/mentoring students and developing meaningful experiences to guide student career and professional development
- Previous graduate-level teaching experience in courses related to the following areas: diversity, equity, and inclusion; student development theory; student affairs internship and practicum; and higher education administration. Specific courses taught will be tailored to the skills of the applicant.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Apply to: https://jobs.ufl.edu and reference requisition #521244. If you have any questions or need any technical help please contact Human Resources at 352-392-2477. Applicants must upload (1) a cover letter addressing required and desired qualifications as well as the applicant’s commitment to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive educational environment, (2) a current CV, and (3) contact information for three references (references will not be contacted for letters until the applicant has advanced to a later stage of the search process). Applications will be reviewed beginning April 21, 2022 and the position will be open until filled or a qualified applicant is found. Please send email inquiries or nominations to Search Committee Chair, Dr. Justin Ortagus, at [email protected].
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
Health Assessment Required:No
Advertised: 04 Apr 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled