Temporary Faculty Position in Educational Leadership

District of Columbia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 18, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Howard University, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) at Howard University consists of two nationally recognized degree programs: Master of Educational Leadership, Doctor of Educational Leadership, and one certificate program. In 2017, the Department added a Doctor of Philosophy program in Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies, which is rapidly gaining national recognition and prominence. The programs in ELPS are designed to prepare students to become educational leaders and policy professionals. The programs reflect Howard University’s commitment to addressing the needs of urban and diverse communities with a deep-rooted focus on social justice. We seek candidates who are committed to these same ideals and wish to contribute to our learning community.


Howard University

Howard University is a federally chartered, private, coeducational, nonsectarian, historically black university located in Washington, D.C. It has a Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education status of RU/H: Research Universities (high research activity).  Howard University’s commitment to preparing educational leaders dates back to 1890. The School of Education seeks to improve and expand educational opportunity and access, particularly for African Americans and other underserved communities with a strong institutional commitment and capacity for advancing educational leadership preparation, research, and practice.


Temporary Faculty Position in Educational Leadership


The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies is seeking to a fill a temporary faculty position in Educational Leadership.  We are especially interested in candidates who have experience designing and teaching online courses and whose research and teaching are related to educational finance and policy. The successful candidate will serve as coordinator of our master’s program in Educational Leadership and teach in our master’s and Ed.D. programs.   Major responsibilities include: teaching graduate courses; advising students; and serving on school and university committees. Preference will be given to persons who have experience with designing and teaching online courses and the NELP/CAEP accreditation process.


The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate degree in educational leadership or a closely related field from an accredited university.  The position is available August 2021.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit: (a) a letter of application reflecting qualifications and interest, (b) a curriculum vitae, and (c) the names and contact information of three potential references to:

Howard University School of Education

ASA Building Room 221

Attention: Dr. Robert T. Palmer, Search Committee Chair

2441 4th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20059


Email: ELPS@howard.edu


Additional information on Howard University, the School of Education and the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies may be found at https://education.howard.edu/


Howard University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, marital status, religion or disability.