Optimal submittal date is June 1, 2022 (Chamorro Standard Time/UTC+10) when review of received applications will begin. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. (Note To applicants in the mainland United States: Please be advised that Guam is a day ahead of the mainland United States.)
The University of Guam is looking for an individual who is interested in new challenges and opportunities for professional and personal growth. This position calls for someone who is self-motivated and adaptable, intelligent, possesses a global vision and who is interested in working in a dynamic, multi-cultural institution. The University of Guam has an active Press dedicated to publishing research and writing about Guam and Micronesia. A variety of publishing opportunities are available to UOG faculty, employees, students and members of the communities we serve through the University of Guam Press.
The School of Education provides initial preparation and continuing education opportunities to aspiring teachers, and other professional personnel engaged in educational activities in Guam, the Western Pacific region, and the U.S. mainland. Education opportunities are accomplished primarily through classroom instruction and related practicum activities monitored and coordinated by teaching faculty members. An integral part of the School of Education’s mission is becoming the academic, research, and service resource center for Guam and the greater Micronesian areas. The School of Education is currently accredited by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP).
CHARACTER OF DUTIES:
The successful candidate will oversee the Masters in Education (M.Ed.) in Administration and Supervision program, teach graduate level courses in school administration and supervision, adapt and teach courses using online delivery, engage in active research agenda, and work with schools as well as conducting service in School, the University and the communities served. In addition, the selected candidate will chair and serve on thesis committees, participate in the development of school administration and supervision programs appropriate to the needs of Guam and Micronesia, prepare program reviews, and assist in the accreditation efforts of the School.
(1) An earned doctorate from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent in one or more of the following: School administration and supervision; Educational leadership; Educational management and policy or closely related areas; (2) three years experience as a certified K-12 building administrator under the U.S. educational system in the U.S., Western Pacific, or Asia; and (3) demonstrated ability to plan, develop, and integrate technology effectively into teaching and learning. Must be willing to teach online. Preferred:
Preference will be given to candidates with: (1) knowledge and/or experiences in school administration and supervision in multicultural setting, particularly in the Pacific region, and teacher education, practicum supervision, student advisement, and chairing thesis committees; (2) experience in the School of Education interdisciplinary teaching areas; (3) experience with assessment and accreditation in higher education such as the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) or the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP); (4) experience in online course writing, teaching and assessment, and an active research agenda; (5) have multiple K-12 experiences or certifications, and more diverse backgrounds; (6) professional experience in education at the elementary and/or secondary level, including a minimum of three years experience in classroom teaching and other combination of K-12 educational experience; and (7) experience working with online learning programs.
Applicants for University of Guam faculty positions must complete an online job application through the UOG’s online employment portal at https://uog.peopleadmin.com
. Please have the following documents prepared and ready to upload with your application: (1) Letter of Intent, stating interest (2) Up-to-date curriculum vitae or resume (3) Copies of all graduate and undergraduate transcripts Applicants who are short-listed for an interview will be required to provide a short (approximately 5 minutes) video clip of their lecture or presentation. Special Instructions for References:
Three (3) current letters of recommendation from persons knowledgeable about your academic and professional performance must be provided by providing a list of at least three (3) references to be contacted on the References section of the online application. Enter each reference by clicking on the “Add References Entry” button. Provide the name, title, email address, mailing address, and telephone number of each reference. A system automated email will be sent to each reference’s email address with a link to attach their reference letter to your application. Selected candidate
must provide official transcripts prior to hire date. For further information, please contact Dr. Geraldine James, Chair, Administration and Supervision Search Committee at [email protected]
or the Human Resources Office at [email protected]
, telephone number, (671) 735-2350 or fax number at (671) 734-6005. Police and Court Clearance:
Pursuant to Public Law No. 28-24 and Executive Order 2005-34, applicants selected for a position are required to provide original police and court (Superior Court of Guam) clearances of no more than three (3) months old prior to commencement of employment. Off-island applicants must obtain clearances from their place of residence. Applicants are responsible for fees associated with obtaining the clearances. WORK ELIGIBILITY: Submission of completed job applications authorizes the University of Guam to seek and obtain information regarding the applicant’s suitability for employment. All factors which are job related may be investigated (i.e., previous employment, educational credentials, and criminal records). All information obtained may be used to determine the applicant’s eligibility for employment in accordance with equal employment opportunity guidelines. In addition, the applicant releases previous employers and job related sources from legal liability for the information provided. Should an applicant be convicted of any crimes other than a minor traffic violation, all applicable information must be provided in the form of a police clearance report and court clearance report. Failure to admit any felony convictions may result in immediate disqualification or disciplinary action. Section 25103, Chapter 25, Title 10 of the Guam Code Annotated requires college or university employees to undergo a physical examination, to include a test for tuberculosis (skin or x-ray), prior to employment and at least annually thereafter. A report of such examination must be conducted by a licensed physician within a state or territory of the United States and must be submitted upon request. Federal law requires presentation of eligibility to work in the United States within seventy-two (72) hours of reporting for employment. Specifically, 8 USC 1324A requires the employer to verify the identity and eligibility to work in the United States of all newly hired employees. The University of Guam is required to comply with this law on a non-discriminatory basis. If you are hired to fill a position with the University of Guam, you will be required to present valid documents to comply with this law. The University of Guam is an equal opportunity employer and provider. The University of Guam complies with Public Law 24-109 in reference to the provisions and requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Assistance in EEO/ADA matters and inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations may be referred to the University’s Director, EEO and Title IX/ADA Coordinator, located at the EEO/ADA and Title IX Office, Dorm II, Iya Hami Hall, Room 106, Telephone No. (671) 735-2244; TTY (671) 735-2243; or to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR).