The Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human
Development invites applications for a full-time Lecturer of Higher
Education Administration. We seek an individual with substantial
professional experience working within higher education
institutions and demonstrated ability to contribute to the
program’s commitment to preparing the next generation of diverse
leaders in higher education. To that end, we are seeking a
colleague whose teaching carries a strong social justice
orientation, who can enhance our efforts to build equitable and
just education environments, and who can expand our partnerships
with institutions that serve diverse student populations.
Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition
dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We are proud that we
were the first American university to award a Ph.D. to a woman and
of our record of inclusiveness. BU Wheelock includes diversity as
one of five strategic goals. We are dedicated to increasing the
participation of all talented students and are committed to the
pursuit of careers within education and human development by
underrepresented groups at BU and beyond.
Higher Education Administration faculty teach primarily
graduate-level courses both on-campus and online, advise students,
and provide service to the college and university. A portion of the
workload within this position will be dedicated to administrative
responsibilities shared across the program faculty, and also toward
leading activities to grow the program, including student
recruitment and building institutional partnerships.
The Lecturer position begins no later than September 1, 2021.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Applications from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to
As stated above, Boston University believes that cultural and
social diversity is vitally important to the distinction and
excellence of our research and academic programs. In your
application materials, we welcome a description of how, as a
scholar, teacher, or community member, you will engage and sustain
the commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion articulated in
Boston University’s diversity statement.
- Terminal degree in higher education or related field
- Extensive successful experience working in a leadership
position within higher education
- Experience teaching at the university level, both in-person and
- Experience and commitment to data-informed decision-making
- Deep network from which to recruit potential students and
develop institutional partnerships
- Active engagement in professional development activities and
Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee:
Dr. Jerry Whitmore, firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled.
Applicants should submit the following documents electronically
- Brief cover letter explaining suitability for position
- Current curriculum vitae
- Three letters of reference
Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We
are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.