The Department of Counseling, Leadership, and Educational Studies at Winthrop University is seeking an innovative and involved non-tenure track instructor or tenure-track assistant professor to teach in an established M.Ed. Educational Leadership program and in a new Ed.S. Educational Leadership program. We seek a candidate who will be an exemplary leader, teacher, scholar, and active participant in the college, on campus, and with community partners.
The Richard W. Riley College of Education (COE) has a strong reputation in the preparation and advancement of highly qualified professionals for South Carolina and the country. Historically renowned in teacher/leader preparation, Winthrop University is NCATE-accredited and has received national recognition for its clinically-based teacher preparation and partnerships with local schools. The university enjoys close proximity to Charlotte, NC, high quality local schools, and an affordable cost of living. The college is committed to building a diverse educational environment. Individuals from under-represented groups or with experience working with under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
Teach courses in the Educational Leadership program
Serve as a productive faculty member in all areas of university expectations (student intellectual development, scholarly activity, professional stewardship, and academic responsibility)
Serve as engaged team member in the Educational Leadership M.Ed. program, supporting the vision for program initiatives, curriculum development, and accreditation, including implementation of the new Ed.S. in Educational Leadership program
Actively assist with cohort development, including recruitment and selection processes
Supervise students in administrative internship experiences in local schools
Assist in identifying and guiding the work of adjunct faculty for the program
Advise and mentor graduate students
Provide and engage in collaborative activities with P-12 schools, school districts, and agency partners in support of program quality and school improvement, with a focus on high-needs schools
Use technology to enhance student learning, increase access, maintain program data, and facilitate recruitment and retention efforts
Serve on university, college, and departmental committees
Actively participate in state and national organizations
Engage in teaching and other program-related activities in the evenings, summers, online, and occasionally weekends, as needed
Employment Conditions: Position is full-time, nine-month, tenure-track with the expectation of summer teaching. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.
Appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor requires that the applicant hold a Doctorate in Educational Leadership or Educational Administration
Appointment to the rank of Instruction requires that the applicant hold one of the following:
Educational Specialist or Masters plus 30 hours
Masters plus 18 hours in the Educational Leadership field with significant P-12 public school leadership experience
Evidence of developed and sustained collaborative relationships with educational entities
Demonstrated experience in curricular and instructional leadership with high-needs schools/districts
Ability to work collaboratively with departmental members in maintaining and strengthening the educational leadership program
Record of emerging or demonstrated scholarship commensurate with rank
Successful experience in higher education
Ability to teach MEd and/or EdS educational research methods courses
Successful administrative leadership experience at the Associate and/or Superintendent level
Expertise in educational research, including quantitative methods
Experience with initial preparation teacher candidates or induction teachers in a school-university partnership
Demonstrated experience with NELP accreditation
Demonstrated ability in the use of technology and digital tools for instructional purposes
Application review will begin on April 1, 2019. Applications received after the start of review may be considered if an acceptable candidate is not identified.
Submit the following materials:
A cover letter including the candidate’s interest in the position, qualifications, teaching philosophy, and research interests;
Current curriculum vitae;
Graduate transcripts for all advanced degrees (unofficial acceptable for application phase); and
Names and contact information for five professional references. (Provide in the required form available in application system.)
Additional materials may be requested during the review process.
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Winthrop University is committed to providing a safe campus community. Winthrop conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Winthrop University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Winthrop is a public, comprehensive university that is committed to be among the very best institutions of its kind in the nation. Through an educational experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness and civic engagement, Winthrop helps students develop the knowledge, skills, and values that enrich their lives and prepare them for all the future holds.