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Educational Leadership Faculty Position

Company: University of St. Francis
Location: Joliet
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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Educational Leadership Faculty Position

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Position Summary

The University of St. Francis, a Catholic, Franciscan institution in Joliet, Illinois, invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Education to begin August 2023. This is a tenure-track position with a 24-credit-hour teaching load per academic year (August to May), with a competitive compensation and benefit package.

USF offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs serving traditional-aged and adult students through a variety of learning formats. Personal attention and a student-centered philosophy characterize the USF experience. The College of Education offers numerous programs for initial teacher licensure and advanced programs for educators at the master's and doctoral levels.The university is located in a residential neighborhood 35 miles southwest of Chicago with satellite locations in downtown Joliet, IL and Albuquerque, NM. The surrounding Chicagoland area offers robust park and recreation resources, major league sports, cultural arts, museums, festivals, shopping, restaurants, and two major airports.The University of St. Francis is a welcoming community of learners committed to enhancing diversity and equity. Members of all underrepresented groups, women, and persons with disabilities are invited and encouraged to apply.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include teaching graduate courses in the area of Educational Leadership, particularly in the areas of research methodology, curriculum, supervision, and leadership. The position includes participating in scholarly work and professional growth activities (e.g., research, academic publication, academic/professional conferences, grant applications, continued education); providing academic advising to students; and serving the program, college, university, professional organizations, and communities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Earned doctorate or ABD (with an expected graduation by August 1, 2023) in Education

  • Illinois Professional Educator License endorsed for general administrative or superintendent, or equivalent

  • Successful PK-21 administrative central office experience

  • Demonstrated accomplishment in culturally responsive and culturally sustaining educational environments

  • Evidence of student-centered and relationship-centered leadership

  • Demonstrates servant leadership

  • Evidence of effective mentoring of educators

  • Demonstrated accomplishment in curriculum development and instructional leadership

  • Research skills and potential for publication

  • Evidence of collaborative endeavors with colleagues (e.g., research, teaching, curriculum development, etc.)

  • Strong communication and technology skills

  • Willingness to uphold and fulfill the mission, vision, values, and traditions of the University of St. Francis

  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position

    Preferred Requirements

    • Evidence of effective teaching at the graduate level;

    • At least 3 years of successful superintendent experience;

    • Experience with using various modalities of instruction including face-to-face, online synchronous, asynchronous, hybrid, and distance learning technologies;

    • Strong assessment and data analysis experience and skills.

      Hours/Shift/Work Schedule

      The position is full-time, August - May, with potential summer courses and/or course development.

      Physical Requirements of Position

      Work is performed in classroom and office settings with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards. Substantial time is spent in classrooms and the office, including using a computer. This is sedentary work which requires the following physical activities: sitting, walking, bending, stooping, finger dexterity, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity.

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      Open Until Filled


Keywords: University of St. Francis, Joliet , Educational Leadership Faculty Position, Other , Joliet, Illinois

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