Assistant Professor of Graduate Education
McKendree University seeks a dynamic, engaged, and student-centered Assistant Professor of Graduate Education focusing on Educational Administration and Leadership to join our team.
The successful candidate will foster responsible citizenship, ignite curiosity, and encourage students to develop into forward-thinking and engaged individuals.
We are looking for the following qualities:
- 1. Commitment to excellence in teaching, which includes an understanding of individual student needs.
- Investment in ongoing scholarly research, which includes collaboration with students.
- Dedication to university service, which includes recruiting and retaining students as well as helping them flourish intellectually.
The successful candidate will teach 12 credits per semester. Primary teaching requirements include courses focused on curriculum development and instruction, leadership, and administration to master’s, specialist, and doctoral students. In addition, the candidate will be required to supervise administrative internships and chair dissertations. Preference will be given to candidates with administrative experience at both the building and district level, as well as, teaching experience at the university level.
The candidate must possess an earned doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution, strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills,
and proven leadership skills at the building and/or district level.
McKendree University, Illinois’ first and finest, is a private university in Lebanon, IL, just 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, home of the 11-time World Series champs (St. Louis Cardinals) and the 2019 Stanley Cup winner (St. Louis Blues). St. Louis also boasts a wonderful zoo, a first-rate botanical garden, a vibrant art scene (both performing and visual), and a plethora of top-notch restaurants.
Popular co-curricular activities for McKendree students include Division II athletics, speech and debate, and music (both choral and instrumental). The Hettenhausen Center for the Arts, the premier performing arts center in southwestern Illinois, is located on McKendree’s campus.
If you are ready to join an exciting team of faculty, we welcome your application!
Interested candidates should complete and submit the McKendree Employment Application and send a letter of interest referencing job #APG96, resume/CV, a list of courses you are prepared to teach, unofficial graduate transcripts (official upon hire), a statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement, a diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation to the Director of Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for best consideration: November 11, 2022