Executive Director of the Center for Catholic Education (Kuntz Endowed Chair - Associate Professor

University of Dayton - School of Education & Health Sciences
Ohio, United States
Competitive Salary
Jan 13, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Center for Catholic Education (CCE) in the School of Education and Health Sciences at the  University of Dayton seeks applicants at the associate professor or professor rank for a tenured (12-month) position as the Kuntz Endowed Chair in  Educational Administration, and Executive Director of the Center for Catholic Education, beginning  August 16, 2021. 

The successful candidate will teach, supervise and advise graduate students, conduct scholarly  research in Catholic education, administer CCE programming, supervise CCE operations, and promote  the national profile for the Center. Primary teaching responsibilities include instruction in educational  leadership for Catholic school teachers and administrators for the M.S. in Education and the Ph.D./Ed.D in Educational Leadership.  

The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university with academic offerings from the  undergraduate to the doctoral levels. We are a diverse community committed to educating the whole  person and linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service. Founded in 1850, we are one  of three Marianist universities in the nation and the second-largest private university in Ohio. The  Center for Catholic Education at the University of Dayton — founded in 1996 — promotes, researches,  enhances, energizes and supports Catholic schools. We are a nationally recognized leader in  scholarship and programming for Catholic schools, and we provide educators with programs and  services that enhance the Church's mission and foster excellence in Catholic schools. We seek an  inspiring and energetic leader to advance the CCE into national prominence with strong grants,  fundraising, relational, and spiritual foundations.


Minimum Qualifications:

• An earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in educational leadership or related field
• Experience in strategic administrative roles
• Experience working in spiritual/religious education research
• Experience with Catholic schools
• Ability to build relationships on and off campus
• Ability to articulate and embody the Marianist character of the university
• Effective written communication skills
• Demonstrated support of diversity, equity and inclusion efforts


In addition to the above qualifications for appointment at the rank of associate professor, appointment at the rank of professor requires a record of teaching, research and service commensurate with the criteria for the rank of professor in the School of Education and Health Sciences at the University of Dayton.


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The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels.  Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.