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Assistant Professor of Education, Reading Specialist
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Job Summary/Basic Function
Teaching literacy coursework in the residential program. The
Liberty University School of Education is seeking a full-time (12
month) Reading Specialist faculty member in Lynchburg, VA.
Duties include teaching Education courses in literacy and
instruction; contributing to continuous program improvement for
reading/literacy; assisting in curriculum review and development;
navigating the accreditation process through the Council for
Accreditation of Educator Preparation ( CAEP ); and providing
relevant service in line with the mission of the university.
Faculty member will oversee the CAEP program accreditation in the
School of Education and guide the school in preparing for CAEP site
visits. Faculty member will serve as a liaison between the School
of Education, CAEP, and the Virginia Department of Education.
Faculty member will carry out various administrative tasks and
other duties assigned by their Chair or Dean
Applicant must have a PHD or EDD Reading/Literacy, or a related
such-as, but not limited to, PHD or EDD in Elementary Education or
Curriculum & Instruction with a Reading endorsement on state
Full doctrinal compatibility with Liberty University.
Degree must be from an institution accredited by an accrediting
agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Superior interpersonal, customer service, presentation, and
communication skills required.
Creative, innovative, and problem solving skills required.
Proven organizational skills and ability to complete assignments
timely and accurately with minimal supervision.
Proficiency in MS Office, Blackboard, Canvas, and the
Able to obtain and maintain licenses if applicable as required by
state or accrediting commissions.
Demonstrated strengths in teaching at the college level is
Applications for consideration will only be accepted via Liberty
University’s online automated application process.
A PHD or EDD in Reading/ Literacy
M-F 40 hours
Special Instructions for Applicants
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation
- Curriculum Vitae
- Pastoral Reference Letter
- Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
- Academic/Professional Reference Letter 2
- Career Advancement Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)
- Teaching Philosophy
- Unofficial Transcript 1
- Unofficial Transcript 2
- Unofficial Transcript 3
- Other Document
- Professional License(s)
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