PG192017EPInternal Recruitment :
Assistant Professor in Community College LeadershipAnticipated Hiring Range:
Commensurate with education and experienceWork Schedule:
Raleigh, NCDepartment :
Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human DevelopmentAbout the Department:
About the NC State College of EducationAs one of the nation’s top-ranked public colleges of education, NC State’s College of Education leads the way in North Carolina in preparing extraordinary educators, conducting transformational research, and engaging communities where they are to improve the educational outcomes of all learners and advance the greater good.Essential Job Duties:
The college’s faculty are widely-recognized thought-leaders who use their research to transform the practice of teaching, learning, and leading. They have particular strengths in improving technology-enhanced learning and teaching; fostering community-based learning and PK-16 partnerships; increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in education; and innovating leadership and workforce development, educational policy, and evaluation. About two-thirds of the faculty are grant active. They are engaged in over 100 active projects totaling more than $85 million with a three-year average of $26 million in grants awarded, making them the most productive in terms of research activity compared with other colleges of education in North Carolina and among the Top 5% in the nation. In FY22, the college’s research expenditures exceeded $15.9 million.
The college has over 1,900 students studying across five graduate certificates, seven undergraduate majors, two undergraduate minors, 13 master’s degrees, three Ph.D., and two Ed.D. programs housed in three academic departments: Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education; and Teacher Education and Learning Sciences, with approximately 130 tenure-track and professional-track faculty, 110 support and professional staff, and about 160 graduate and teaching assistants. The College of Education is also home to the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.
The college has over 17,000 living alumni, with over 5,000 working in public schools in North Carolina. Those who are teachers rate the highest in effectiveness on surveys of school employers in North Carolina.
About the Department of Education Leadership, Policy, and Human DevelopmentThe Department of Education Leadership, Policy, and Human Development (ELPHD) comprises 40 full-time faculty members and more than 750 students. ELPHD advances education through scholarship, leadership, and advocacy. Faculty in ELPHD prepare counselors, educational leaders, and workplace professionals who are committed to equity and social justice and aim to improve education—from K-12 schools, to community colleges and universities, to workplace training—through applied theory, rigorous research, professional ethics, and data-driven best practice. ELPHD offers graduate programs in Adult and Lifelong Education; Community College Leadership; Counselor Education; Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis; Educational Leadership; and Higher Education Opportunity, Equity, and Justice. The department emphasizes exemplary scholarship, teaching, and service in the context of a university education and has a vibrant research culture that inspires and guides students through teaching, advising, and dissertation supervision. As researchers and teachers, the faculty explore complex and pressing contemporary issues and problems facing education and society with a view toward solutions that will make a real, positive difference for students and higher education institutions.
About Our Commitment to DEINC State University and the College of Education are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their experience, research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Our community values diversity, equity, inclusion and justice. As a public university — a university of the people — it’s essential to welcome and support everyone in our community. That’s why a commitment to a stronger and more inclusive institutional culture is enshrined in the NC State’s strategic plan (https://strategicplan.ncsu.edu/current-plan) and we expect everyone in the Wolfpack community to champion this work and to give of their time, effort and talent to support it.
The Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development seeks an exceptional candidate to work in the area of Community College and Career Education. This appointment will be a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in the Community College program area. The position provides focused leadership and support for the Ed.D. program in Community College Leadership and an on-campus Ph.D. with a concentration in community college and career education. The leadership, scholarship, and teaching of this new colleague will be expected to enhance the diversity and excellence of the academic community and contribute to the College of Education’s overarching goal of leading the way in North Carolina and beyond to increase educational success and narrow achievement gaps.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Maintain a record of scholarly research, publication, and externally sponsored work with a content focus on community college and/or workforce development;
- Develop courses for the Ed.D. program in community college leadership and Ph.D. concentration in community college and career education, and contribute to program design, development, and evaluation of programs;
- Chair dissertations in the Ed.D. (applied problems of practice) and Ph.D.
- Teach (hybrid, face-to-face, and online) courses;
- Effectively recruit, guide, and advise graduate students in the Ed.D. and Ph.D. programs; Provide collaborative leadership to advance the success of students to solve problems, with particular attention to research and scholarship in one or more of the areas; student success, workforce development, labor market outcomes, alignment of education and work, or work-based learning
- Contribute to program design, development, and evaluation of programs;
- Contribute to the overall departmental, college, and university missions through research, teaching, and engagement/outreach service; and
- Engage in collaborative curriculum design and planning, contribute to the intellectual diversity of the department and mentor doctoral students.
Perform other related duties as assigned.Minimum Education and Experience:
Other Required Qualifications:
- Candidates must have an earned doctorate in higher or human resource education or a related area with the ability to develop scholarship and research.
- A minimum of five years of work experience in workforce, higher education, community college, or equivalent settings;
- Demonstrated ability to understand and apply skills of equitable and effective digital instructional technologies within courses;
- Clear commitment to interdisciplinary and collaborating with faculty in and outside of the institution;
- Plan to develop an established record of scholarly research and publication appropriate for a Research University (very high research activity).
- Training in research methods including both quantitative and qualitative methods
- Ability and desire to obtain large funded research as PI or Co-PI
- Demonstrated capacity to work with diverse students as well as to prepare future education professionals to work with diverse populations.
Required License(s) or Certification(s):
- Experience teaching research methods courses or related training
- Past funded research as PI or Co-PI
- Experience in project management
- Experience in the development of research scholars including mentoring, collaborations, and training of researchers
- Successful experience teaching graduate students at the doctoral and masters level
- Experience with design thinking
- Background in postsecondary education (CTE, workforce development, or transfer)
- Prior experience working on a community college campus
N/AValid NC Driver's License required:
NoCommercial Driver's License required:
NoJob Open Date:
08/29/2022Anticipated Close Date:
Open Until FilledSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Application materials should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references.Position Number:
General inquiries may be sent directly to Dr. Ken Ender, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]
The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2022, and continue until the position is filled, with a projected start date of August 16, 2023.
Tenured/Tenure-Track FacultyFull Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):
9 Month RecurringMandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:
Non Mandatory - Adverse WeatherMandatory Designation - Emergency Events:
Non Mandatory - Emergency EventIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:
131601 - Educational Leadership, Policy & Human DevelopmentAA/EEO:
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.
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