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The Area of Higher Education and Student Affairs in the Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Speech-Language Pathology in the College of Education at the University of West Georgia invites dynamic applicants to join our Higher Education Administration and College Student Affairs Programs. The College Student Affairs program is a M.Ed. that adheres to the Council for the Advancement of Standards (CAS) in Higher Education and American College Personnel Association (ACPA/NASPA) professional competency areas for student affairs practitioners. The Doctorate in Higher Education Administration began in the fall of 2018 and is based on the NASPA/ACPA competencies.
The College of Education at the University of West Georgia is a doctoral-granting and recognized leader in preparing exemplary practitioners for all educational roles. The College offers high-level technological support, mentoring for new faculty, and opportunities to work with graduate students at all levels and to partner with school districts. The University of West Georgia, one of Georgia’s four Regional Comprehensive universities, is a rapidly growing institution located approximately 50 minutes west of Atlanta. Our 645-acre campus offers modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by beautiful green spaces. It ranks as one of the Southeast’s best public regional comprehensive universities.
The program is seeking a limited-term assistant professor of Higher Education Administration. The successful candidate will assume a range of responsibilities, including (1) teaching graduate courses in BOTH College Student Affairs and the doctorate in Higher Education Administration; (2) participating in broad-based university, college, and departmental committee work and professional service; (3) chairing and serving as a committee member for doctoral dissertations, (4) advising students; (5) guiding the restructuring effort for the doctoral program; and (6) working collaboratively with other doctoral programs in the College of Education.
• Earned doctorate in Higher Education Administration, College Student Affairs, or a closely-related field
• Ability to teach College Student Affairs and Higher Education Administration courses
• A demonstrated understanding of College Student Affairs and awareness of current significant issues in Higher Education Administration.
• Commitment to working collaboratively with other faculty and practitioners to incorporate the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competencies into a cohesive experience for graduate students
• Evidence of successful teaching experience
• Experience with technology and online teaching in educational settings
• Online teaching experience
• At least two years working in a higher education environment
Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of West Georgia, as determined by the University of West Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia's affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.