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Educational Foundations & Leadership- Special Education Faculty (Tenure Track)

Wayne State College
Wayne, Nebraska
$57,000 - $63,000

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Wayne State College is seeking full-time faculty member in the area of Special Education in the Educational Foundations & Leadership Department. This is a tenure-track position located on-campus in Wayne, Nebraska.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching a variety of special education courses in an open enrollment setting and joining a thriving community of scholars. Desired start date is August 2024 (fall semester).

Exceptional expertise is defined as documented scholarship (e.g. doctorate or terminal degree in relevant field), skill, or experience in the priorities of the educator preparation program such as content specialization, diversity, assessment, and/or technology.

Nature of Work: 

Responsible for providing instruction in accordance with the philosophy and objectives of the College, the academic unit, and the department.

Teach undergraduate and graduate level college courses in the Special Education educator preparation program; advise undergraduate and graduate students; serve on department, school, and college committees; engage in scholarly activities; and collaborate with colleagues to further the educator preparation program mission.

Required Qualifications: 

Master’s degree is required. Doctorate degree is required for tenure.

2+ years of PK-12 teaching diverse learners or exceptional expertise in special education.


Wayne State College serves as a model of success for regional public higher education. Investments in infrastructure and facilities, expanded academic programs and partnerships, a whole-campus approach to recruitment and retention, and a commitment to strategic planning position the College as a strong member of the Nebraska State College System. More than 4,500 students rely on Wayne State for access to graduate and undergraduate degree programs in more than 130 programs of study each year, a role the College has proudly filled since its founding in 1891. Our goals are clear: continually improve retention and graduation rates, provide high-quality academic programs and campus facilities, support workforce and economic development in the region, maintain affordability and access, and manage resources for sustainability. We invite qualified applicants to join us in our important work.


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