Assistant/Associate Professor — Educational Leadership Old Dominion University

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  • Assistant/Associate Professor — Educational Leadership
  • Darden College of Education — Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership
  • Old Dominion University

    Norfolk, VA

  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Secondary Education
    Professional Development
    Organization and Leadership
    Middle School
    Higher Education Administration
    Elementary Education
    Education Policy
    Childhood/Youth Education
    Education – General

ld Dominion University
Darden College of Education

The Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership, in Old Dominion University’s Darden College of Education, is inviting applications for the position of Full-time, Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in pre-K-12 Educational Leadership.

Candidates for the position should have demonstrated levels of competence and sufficient experience to conduct fundable research in Pre-K-12 leadership and/or policy. Candidates should also be able to show evidence of, or potential for, effective teaching and advising of Master’s, Education Specialist and Ph.D. students. Candidates should provide evidence of scholarly expertise and teaching effectiveness in areas of relevance to a variety of pre-K-12 practitioners and policymakers. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferred: school or district leadership, educational reform and improvement or school law.

The selected candidate must have an earned doctoral degree by the time of appointment in Educational Leadership, Educational Policy or a related field.

Preference will be given to a candidate with: (a) pre-K-12 administrative experience at the school and/or district level; (b) a record of scholarship and publication in educational leadership and policy; © a record of securing external funding; (d) a commitment to advancing diversity and social justice in education; and, (e) a willingness to work collaboratively with faculty and public education partners.

The Educational Leadership Services area in EFL offers administrative licensure through its Master’s and Educational Specialist degrees and a Ph.D. in Education, with an emphasis in Pre-K-12 Educational Leadership. The EFL Department is also home to nationally-recognized programs in Higher Education and Community College Leadership. Opportunities for research and service are enhanced by the Department’s close relationships with other units in the College, University and The Center for Educational Partnerships.

Darden College of Education:
The Darden College of Education is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarly activities and service. The College prepares outstanding professionals for work in the region and engages in research and dissemination of education and the related professions at this critical time in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation and the world. The College has active research and service partnerships with regional, national and international businesses, post-secondary institutions, hospitals, non-profit agencies, schools and military bases.

The mission of the Darden College of Education is to prepare distinguished professionals who become leaders in their fields.

Institutional Context:
Old Dominion University (ODU) is a dynamic metropolitan, residential and research-extensive public institution, with a student enrollment of 24,800, including approximately 6,000 graduate students and a full-time equivalent faculty of over 720, of which 40% are female. ODU is a vibrant, collegial university, committed to serving the region and the nation through its leadership preparation programs, research, service and community engagement.

The University’s primary campus is located in Norfolk, VA, one of the seven cities that make up the historic Hampton Roads region of Virginia, a major recreation area, with a population of 1.7 million. Programs are also offered at three Higher Education Centers in the region and at Distant Learning sites across the state and across the nation. The University offers joint programs with Eastern Virginia Medical School and is home to several nationally recognized Research Institutes and Centers of Excellence, including: the Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics; the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center; the Center for Educational Partnerships; and, the Center for Accelerator Science collaboration with the Jefferson National Accelerator Facility.

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit letters of application, curriculum vitae and the names of five references with telephone and email addresses, to:

Dr. Karen Sanzo, Chair — Search Committee
Old Dominion University
Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership
120 Education Building
Norfolk, VA 23529

All application materials should be submitted electronically, to Ms. Dawn Hall ([email protected]). Email applications only.

Application review will begin October 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.


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