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Adjunct Ethical Leadership Professor

Employer
St. Thomas University
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Humanities, Philosophy, Religion, Administrative, Deans, Executive, Other Executive
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
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ABOUT US

You will be joining St. Thomas University (STU) at an exciting moment! Under the dynamic leadership of President David A. Armstrong, J.D., STU has had four consecutive years of record enrollment and we’ve set fundraising records too. Our campus footprint is also growing. In the past two years alone, we’ve opened the state-of-the-art Gus Machado College of Business, a new weight room for our student athletes, as well as a turf athletic field, residence hall, and a student center. And, we are going to keep growing…more students, more programs, more facilities!

As we mark our 60th Anniversary, we are setting our sights on the future while also honoring our Cuban heritage and celebrating our Catholic Identity. Come be a part of our diverse community! We are seeking energetic innovators who will help us chart the course for the University’s sixth decade of impact! Let’s work together to attract, serve, and inspire a diverse group of students who will leave STU prepared to be ethical leaders and change agents in our global community.

Located in sunny Miami, Florida, St. Thomas University is a private, non-profit university that offers 39 undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate degrees at its picturesque 144-acre campus and through distance learning. Its academic offerings include one of the oldest (and most highly ranked) undergraduate programs in Sports Administration in the country. STU has been ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report in Social Mobility for regional universities in the South, which means it takes students from the lowest financial strata and catapults them to much higher financial strata in only ten years. St. Thomas University is the only Catholic Archdiocesan-sponsored university in Florida, and one of the only eight Archdiocesan universities nationwide.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Institute for Ethical Leadership at St. Thomas University, Miami, is committed to and passionate about advancing our university mission of developing ethical leaders for our global communities. Understanding this, we invite applications for multiple part-time adjunct faculty positions. Major responsibilities for this position include teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in both traditional and online delivery methodologies. Additionally, opportunities to contribute to and lead innovative research projects and service that advance the broad fields of leadership, leadership learning, and leadership development within the context of ethical leadership are available. Graduate faculty will also have the option to serve on and chair doctoral dissertation and master’s thesis/capstone project committees.

This position will report to the Executive Director of the Institute for Ethical Leadership at St. Thomas University, Miami (STU) and teaching responsibilities will extend across the following academic programs based on academic qualifications, subject matter expertise, and instructor preferences and passions:
1. Minor in Ethical Leadership
2. Bachelor of Arts in Ethical Leadership
3. Master of Arts in Ethical Leadership
4. Master of Arts in Ethical Leadership with a Specialization in Higher Education
5. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Ethical Leadership
6. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Ethical Leadership with a Specialization in Criminal
Justice
7. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Ethical Leadership with a Specialization in Higher
Education).

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Degree conferral of a Ph.D. or terminal degree in leadership or a closely related field from an accredited academic institution is required with a to serve at the graduate level.
  • Degree conferral of a Master’s degree in leadership or a closely related field from an accredited academic institution is required with a to serve at the undergraduate level.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated competence in leadership theory and application with an emphasis on ethical leadership
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in developing and coordinating undergraduate and graduate student programs and activities
  • Skilled or willingness to develop skill in providing high-quality engaged learning via formal (academic courses) and informal (instructor/student mentoring/coaching) settings
  • Evidence of well-developed, collegial, and collaborative communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to provide expert classroom instruction, curriculum development, and program assessment
  • Demonstrated ability to teach across a spectrum of ethical leadership courses.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Evidence of well-developed, collegial, and collaborative communications and commitment to service and the pursuit of a research agenda
  • Teaching experience in leadership, and specifically ethical leadership content areas
  • A well-developed background (or strong aspirations to develop a teaching record) in engaged learning
  • Experience in online/hybrid teaching
  • Pragmatic teaching applications and approaches ideally informed and enhanced by industry experience
  • An interest in and commitment to interacting effectively with businesses, government organizations, non-profit/community, and higher education institutions locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally
  • An interest in and commitment to helping build ethical leadership initiatives on campus and in the community
  • Strong evidence of high-quality research capabilities in leadership and ethical leadership, particularly research with industry, community, and student success outcomes/impacts
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals tied to equitable and just practices that advance the success of diverse student populations.
Catholic Identity

St. Thomas University is a Catholic university sponsored by the Archdiocese of Miami committed to academic and professional success guided by its Catholic identity. All employees are therefore expected to respect the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and support the University’s religious mission. All employees hereby acknowledge their familiarity and support of the religious affiliation, mission and values of St. Thomas University.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Thomas University is an equal opportunity employer that promotes a diverse and inclusive organization. It is the policy of the University to fill each vacancy with the candidate who represents the best fit for the position and to promote and transfer employees from within whenever possible and practical. Employment decisions are made on the basis of the candidate’s personal capabilities, qualifications, and ability to assist the University in fulfilling its mission without discrimination. With regard to the latter, the University’s program of recruiting employees for mission aims to inform prospective employees of the University’s mission and to help them and hiring personnel determine how they will support and contribute to the University’s mission.

E-Verify

St. Thomas University is an E-Verify® Employer. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that allows an employer, using information reported on an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to determine the eligibility of that employee to work in the United States. STU will utilize E-Verify® to verify employment eligibility for all newly hired employees.

Job Type: Part-time

Schedule:
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate:
  • Miami Gardens, FL 33054: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Application Question(s):
  • Please provide contact information for three (3) professional references.
Education:
  • Master's (Required)
Experience:
  • Higher education teaching: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: One location

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