Part-Time Lecturer in Leadership Studies, Spring 2021

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 29, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
General Information

Chapman University’s Attallah College of Educational Studies seeks applications for part-time lecturers to teach one or two leadership studies courses in its undergraduate Leadership Studies Minor, effective Spring 2021.

The leadership studies program at Chapman University is a national award-winning program anchored in the principles and practices of leading as a way of serving (servant leadership). More information about the Leadership Studies program in Attallah College of Educational Studies is available at

Chapman University is a nationally ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The university achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities. Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Attallah College of Educational Studies. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. More information about Attallah College is available at

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at



Doctorate in Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Education/Educational Administration, Learning Sciences, or a related field is preferred. However, candidates with a master’s degree (MA/MS/MBA) and/or extensive experience in K12 or higher education may be considered.

Additional qualifications:

1. Prior experience teaching leadership or leadership-related courses, preferred.
2. Current knowledge and/or experience in leadership development
3. Expertise and facility with technology, including remote instruction (Canvas, Zoom platforms) due to current COVID-19 circumstances
4. Experience in inclusive education and differentiated instruction
5. Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in education and must be willing to contribute to the University Diversity and Inclusion plan
6. Experience teaching, mentoring, or supervising in leadership development
7. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing
8. Strong commitment to student learning, quality teaching and academic excellence
9. Demonstrated ability to motivate and teach students of diverse learning styles and backgrounds
10. Appreciation and respect for student role, contribution, and responsibility in the learning process
11. Commitment to personalized education
12. Commitment to supporting and enhancing program’s core values and missions as described on the program website:



Classes are generally held during daytime hours (8a-4p) Monday through Friday; limited classes are held after 4p. Different courses may have openings each semester, please review the Undergraduate Catalog at and specify which courses you are most interested in and qualified to teach (all courses are found in the catalog under Attallah College’s section; courses being sought have the LEAD course prefix).

The lecturer will collaborate with the program coordinator to design the assigned course section from existing course syllabi and outlines, with consultation and mentorship.

Responsibilities each week include preparing course lesson plans, coordinating class materials, holding office hours, and grading assignments submitted by the students. The lecturer must be available to attending instructor meetings periodically held throughout the semester as well as a half day orientation at the beginning of the semester. Finally, as a nationally-accredited program, all part time lecturers are responsible for providing data on all accreditation-related assignments, replying to all college surveys, submitting requested updated information, and maintaining open and ongoing communication with Chapman University faculty, staff and students through assigned Chapman email throughout the duration of employment at Chapman University.


Contact Information Qualified applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, faculty employment application, and contact information for three references to:

Kelly McCuen, Administrative Coordinator, Undergraduate Programs

Please use "Part-time Lecturer in Leadership Studies" as the subject of your email. You may also direct any inquiries to the same email address.

Successful completion of criminal background check is required for final candidates. Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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