Assistant/Associate Professor, Educational Administration

Nebraska, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 07, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


This is a tenure-track faculty position, which includes teaching courses within the Educational Administration Department. Candidates are expected to have a record of demonstrated ability in educational leadership and administration, distinguished teaching, and eligibility for a faculty position.    The successful candidate will teach online graduate coursework, recruit and advise students, provide academic leadership for the department, fulfill teaching and service responsibilities to the department, college, university, and professional community. Engagement in a UNK Leadership Academy and outreach to the educational community through consulting, presenting, and attendance at conferences and meetings is expected.


Terminal degree in Educational Administration or Educational Leadership. A minimum of two years of successful PK-12 teaching followed by a minimum of three years of experience as a successful PK-12 educational administrator.


Five or more years of successful experience as a PK-12 educational administrator. Leadership role in state, regional or national level organizations. Active membership and participation in professional organizations. Experience in mentoring educational professionals. Either holds a current Standard Administrative Certificate or Professional Administrative Certificate or is eligible to obtain a certificate. Relevant and successful teaching experience at the graduate level in online, blended or hybrid instructional formats. Background in various methods and strategies used to engage students in an online environment. Demonstrates comfort in utilizing various forms of technology in course delivery.

HOW TO APPLY: To ensure full consideration, please submit all application materials before review date February 7, 2021. For more information and to apply visit UNK Employment Opportunities. For more information about the position contact: Kayla Fix at or at 308-865-8512.     For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8516 or

SALARY AND BENEFITS:  With contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate.  Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive.  The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. Benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care.  The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees.  Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA and Fidelity.


The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,000 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of over 33,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial, and agricultural center of a large mid-state area.


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