Lecturer, Educational Administration

University of Dayton - School of Education & Health Sciences
Ohio, United States
Competitive Salary
Feb 23, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Educational Administration (EDA) in the School of Education and Health Science (SEHS) at the University of Dayton is pleased to announce the need for a 12-month, non-tenure track Lecturer position for its online Ed.D. in Leadership for Organizations program, with a start date of August 1, 2021.

EDA has significantly expanded the scope and reach of its programming through a partnership with 2U, an online educational technology provider. An essential component of this position is to assist in the development and growth of our new online Ed.D. program. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to: teaching the equivalent of twelve graduate-level courses per academic year (including summer term), dissertation committee membership and supervision, assessment of learning outcomes, and curriculum development. Successful candidates are expected to contribute to the development and success of the Department and Program through high-quality, synchronous online teaching and service to advance the mission and vision of the University of Dayton.

The University and EDA are committed to increasing diversity in our faculty and curriculum, building inclusive communities within our programs, and producing equitable experiences and outcomes for our students. Candidates are encouraged to identify their strengths or experiences in these areas.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or Ed.D. in P-12 Administration/Leadership, Higher Education Administration/ Leadership, Organizational Leadership, Adult Education, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience teaching or developing a variety of courses in areas of specialization, such as leadership, organizational development, program evaluation, learning assessment, leadership ethics, community engagement, law, leadership for diversity, equity and inclusion, public policy, finance, or a related area.
  • Demonstrated, successful experience working with diverse student populations in a learner-centered environment.
  • Demonstrated experience employing multiple flexible pedagogies in a learner-centered environment.
  • Demonstrated skills applicable to the design and implementation of courses in an online Ed.D. program.


Preferred Qualifications

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, an ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

  • Successful university teaching experience in the U.S. as instructor of record at the graduate level.
  • Three or more years of teaching and/or administrative experience in P-12 education, higher education, health care, business, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated, successful experience developing or delivering online courses through a variety of media.
  • Demonstrated successful track-record of mentoring, teaching, and working with underrepresented minority students.
  • Demonstrated, successful experience working collaboratively with various constituents in higher education communities.
  • Effective interpersonal communication.
  • Affinity for the values central to Marianist education, including diversity and social justice.
  • Openness to promoting and enhancing the University of Dayton’s Catholic Marianist mission.


Instructions to Applicants

For consideration, a complete application consisting of the following documents must be submitted via the link below no later than the deadline of March 12, 2021 at 11:55 PM EST. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for three (3) references (letters may be required at a later date)
  • Unofficial transcripts of highest completed degree
  • Summary of teaching evaluations
  • Written statement (maximum of 500 words) of how you would capitalize on diverse student backgrounds to promote inclusive excellence through your teaching. Please be sure to provide examples to substantiate your response.


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Closing Statement

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.

The University is also pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty through its dual career program. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective resource and support system for your spouse. Information can be found at http://www.udayton.edu/hr/employee_resources/dual_career_resources.php



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