Department: Dept of Leadership & Administration (DELA)
Months per Year: 9 months
The Department of Educational Leadership and Administration (DELA) in the School of Education at Gonzaga University invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 27, 2019. Expertise in U.S. K-12 school leadership (at a principal and superintendent levels), specifically in gathering and analyzing relevant data for school improvement, leveraging fiscal resources, influencing state and federal governmental structures that impact the financial well-being of the system and local school initiatives, and teaching these areas of expertise in an online environment, is required. The faculty members will teach in both the online program in the Master's of Education in Educational Leadership degree program and in the Educational Doctoral Program.
The master's degree and Ed.D programs in DELA are designed for working professionals who desire to be educational leaders in their schools and districts. The focus is on linking theory and research to professional practice in order to develop individual capacity for school leadership. Course assignments require candidates to apply their learning in order to critically analyze problems and respond to real-world issues in their professional work.
Ed.D. or Ph.D. in an area applicable to the Doctor of Educational Leadership program
A minimum of 5 years of experience as a K-12 administrator in U.S. Schools with demonstrated effectiveness in K-12 school leadership including the following: oAnalyzing data to improve schools and teaching practices oLeveraging fiscal resources to improve schools oInfluencing state and federal governmental structures that impact the financial well-being of the system and local school initiatives
A minimum of 5 years of experience in schools with high levels of diversity
Demonstrated ability and interest in leading peers on a project on a long-term basis as part of a shared leadership for a program and school
Commitment to Gonzaga's mission as a Catholic, Jesuit, and humanistic institution, especially to social justice within the context of K-12 and graduate education
Gonzaga University is a private four-year institution for higher education located in Spokane, Washington. Established in 1877, the university continues to use their education model of educating their students as a whole person- mind, body, and spirit. At Gonzaga, students discover how to integrate science and art, faith and reason, and action and contemplation. Gonzaga is a nationally ranked university and one of the top regional universities in the west. Home to over 7,800 students, Gonzaga offers a variety of undergraduate and master’s degrees, as well a Ph.D. and Juris Doctor through the school of law.