Assistant or Associate Professor of Educational Leadership

Assistant or Associate Professor of Educational Leadership

Teachers College, Henderson

Department of Advanced Instructional Studies and Educational Leadership

Job Description:  Assistant or Associate Professor Educational Leadership, nine-month tenure-track position beginning August 2018. The successful applicant will teach synchronous online courses offered as part of nationally accredited programs in educational leadership. The teaching load will include graduate courses in research methods and finance.  Additional duties include but are not limited to academic advising, research, university service, collaboration, scholarship, and other duties as assigned by the Chair of Advanced Instructional Studies and as required in the Educational Leadership program.

Qualifications: Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. In pursuit of this commitment, candidates will possess an earned doctorate in Educational Administration or related field from a regionally accredited institution.   A strong record of public school administrative experience at the building and district levels is expected.  Applicants should demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of educational research methods, public school finance, facilities management, laws concerning educational issues, and the specific role and duties of an educational leader.  The ideal candidate will have higher education online teaching experience and experience in guiding student research.  Strong interpersonal skills, as well as excellent organizational and communication skills, are expected along with a commitment to the use of technology and online instruction using synchronous technologies.  The ability to plan and deliver effective online instruction and work effectively as an advisor is anticipated.

Salary:    Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

University: Henderson State University is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock, Arkansas on Interstate 30.  Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic Lake DeGray, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures.  Please visit, or for more information about Henderson State University and our community.

Department: Educational Leadership offers programs of study leading to degrees and licensure for district leadership, curriculum leadership, building leadership, technology leadership, instructional facilitator, and curriculum program administrator.  The program has plans to offer a doctoral degree and currently offers two educational specialist degrees (Ed.S.), two masters degrees (MSE), and several graduate certificates.

Application: Candidates should send a letter of interest addressing position qualifications, current curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for at least three references.

Dr. Charlotte Wright, Search Committee Chair

Review of applications will begin November 14, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.  The final applicant for this position will be required to submit to a background screening including a criminal background check pursuant to university policy.  The applicant will also be required to provide official transcripts to Human Resources.  Under the provisions of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, applications are subject to public inspection upon written request.