Visiting Professor of Higher Education & Student Affairs (Non-Tenure Track)

Ohio University
Ohio, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jul 19, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
The Ohio University Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education, Department of Counseling and Higher Education is accepting applications for a full-time, 9-month NON tenure-track Visiting Professor position with expertise in higher education and/or student affairs. The position will begin August 16, 2021, and is located in Athens, Ohio.   
The position requires teaching graduate courses in Higher Education, advising masters and doctoral students, and supporting our programs through research and service activities. Teaching responsibilities may involve the areas of Organization and Governance of Higher Education, Higher Education Policy, Higher Education Law, Faculty Issues, and Student Affairs. The appointee will be expected to maintain a strong record of scholarship, preferably with an emphasis on the areas of teaching responsibility. A number of courses will be taught to masters and doctoral cohort groups on the Athens and regional campuses. Candidate must be willing to teach in regionally-based cohort programs and/or other alternative program delivery models including the use of technology
Position responsibilities include the following: teach higher education courses for masters and doctoral students in Athens, online and executive programs, and at regional campuses; advise masters and doctoral students towards degree completion; maintain a rigorous research agenda that can attract external research funding; and participate in service and training at program, department, college and university levels.  
Consideration will be given to candidates offering a diverse set of experience and educational backgrounds while also aligning with the department’s and college’s academic goals; and those with research and teaching interests in: faculty, organizational issues, law, policy, differing institutional types (e.g., community colleges, minority serving institutions), and Student Affairs. Our ideal candidate will have a commitment to mentoring and advising students with varied interests and career aspirations; a sense of collegiality and working collaboratively with colleagues and students; and a background working in higher education and/or student affairs-related positions.   
Our core values: The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education prepares graduates who are CALLED to LEAD: Change Agents who are Lifelong Learners committed to Embracing Diversity and LEADership. Our leader-educators, practitioners, and human service professionals share our commitment to serving society responsibly as change agents in meeting diverse human and social needs. The Patton College of Education values diverse academic styles and philosophies and strives to further diversify its faculty to enhance the student experience.   Required qualifications include: 
Earned doctorate in Higher Education, Student Affairs or a related field by 8/16/2021 
Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations) at the university level across one or more domains (e.g., face-to-face, online, executive format) 
Evidence of scholarly activity (e.g. published articles, book chapters, books, and/or professional conference presentations)   Preferred qualifications include: Interested and qualified to teach one or more of the following areas: Organization   and Governance, Policy, Leadership, Higher Education Law, and Student Affairs. Evidence of commitment to mentoring and advising students, with varied interests and career aspirations.    Posting open date: 7/16/2021 Posting end date: 7/31/2021   Position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by July 31, 2021   Work Schedule: Typically M-F 8-5, but some evenings and weekend may be required; depends on course scheduling. Many doctoral courses are taught in evenings when face to face to allow professionals to attend.   Contact: Dr. Lijing Yang, Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, Department of Counseling and Higher Education, Ohio University, Email:   Diversity Statement:  Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.   Quick Link: