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Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership

Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, Georgia
Posted Date
Feb 24, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Bagwell College of Education

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, administrative faculty position as a tenured Professor and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership in the Bagwell College of Education beginning July 1, 2023. The application date has been changed.

As a key member of the College’s administrative leadership team, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating a shared vision and strategic planning for the department
  • Budgeting and overseeing the fiscal management of department resources
  • Representing the Department in all official communications
  • Collaborate with administrators, faculty, and staff across the College and with other campus units, school districts, and external agencies
  • Report to the Dean of the Bagwell College of Education

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications Include

  • Doctorate, or the foreign equivalent, in Educational Leadership or closely related field with an academic background and appropriate credentials to be a tenured Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership in the Bagwell College of Education at KSU is required
  • Demonstrated record of effective teaching, supervision, and mentoring; research and creative activity; and professional service
  • Evidence of promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity
  • Leadership experience in higher education, including evidence of organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Experience with building and sustaining a positive workplace culture

Preferred Qualifications Include

  • Prior experience as a department chair or equivalent leadership, including strategic planning, managing budgets, and supervising personnel
  • Record of advocating for students, faculty, staff
  • Expertise in building and maintaining collaborative relationships and in sustaining effective communities of practice among diverse faculty
  • Experience with shared governance
  • Experience with graduate program development and recruitment
  • Experience with multiple modes of instructional delivery]
  • Experience supporting faculty and student research initiatives and grants
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate and sustain partnerships with P – 12 schools
  • Record of involvement in professional organizations at the state, regional, and national/international level
  • Experience with program assessment and accreditation

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit Search for Job ID 252458.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

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