Department Head

Louisiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 27, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The College of Education at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana, invites applications for Department Head of the Department of Educational Leadership & Technology. The department head is the academic and administrative officer of the department, is a twelve-month employee and must be eligible to hold the rank of associate or full professor in educational leadership. This position is responsible to the Dean of the College of Education and the Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs. Success in filling assigned responsibilities requires an individual who understands the role of administration, accepts administrative authority and responsibility, and embraces and supports diversity amongst a dynamic group of professionals. In addition to administrative duties, the department head teaches two courses (six hours) in the fall and spring, and one course (three hours) in the summer. The department head must possess personal qualities such as people skills, openness, integrity, problem-solving, negotiating, and leadership in decision-making. The department offers educational leadership programs at the master's and doctoral degree levels.

Doctorate in Educational Leadership or related discipline from an accredited university
Successful four-year college/university teaching experience
Record of scholarly achievement meriting appointment to associate or full professor
Prior K-12 leadership experience such as school principal, assistant principal, district superintendent, or district chief administrative officer

Successful experience with administrative work at the university level
Experience as a department head or equivalent
Experience with doctoral programs (e.g., program coordinator, dissertation chair)
Experience with national accreditation (NCATE/CAEP) or regional accreditation (e.g., SACSCOC)

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Copies of Transcripts (official transcripts will be required if hired)
Names and contact information for three references
Statement of Leadership Philosophy

Southeastern is an AA/ADA/EEO employer.