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Assistant/Associate Professor(s) of Educational Leadership

Clemson University
South Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Nov 27, 2023

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Clemson University: College of Education: Educational and Organizational Leadership Development
Assistant/Associate Professor(s) of Educational Leadership

Location: Clemson University


The Clemson University College of Education seeks two highly qualified candidates to fill full-time positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development (EOLD). These 9-month appointments will begin in fall 2024 and involve research, service, and teaching in multiple modalities and advising graduate students across multiple P-12 educational leadership programs, including the building-level (MEd) and district-level (EdS) certification, EdD in Education Systems Improvement Science, and PhD in P-12 Educational Leadership. Clemson's educational leadership programs prepare cohorts of students to address localized problems of practice leading to substantive and sustainable educational improvement for diverse students. The successful candidates will have evidence of a scholarly research agenda; the potential for or a record of grant-funded research; experience with continuous improvement (e.g., research, policy, practice); a history of working collaboratively with colleagues and partner institutions; and a demonstrated commitment to improving educational opportunities and outcomes for underserved communities.

About the Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development:

Recognized for excellence across the nation, the Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development focuses on developing educational and organizational leaders. Using high-quality research, teaching and outreach, we prepare future student affairs personnel, higher education professionals, P-12 educators, and other organizational leaders to expand the talents and performances of individuals and organizations in ways that enhance their capacity to make a difference.

About the College of Education:

The College of Education is committed to improving education, beginning at birth. With a focus on working with underserved schools and communities, the College has award-winning programs that train teachers, counselors, and school leaders for P-12 schools; prepare counselors for community practice; train higher education student affairs leaders; and prepare training and development specialists for business and industry. We equip our students for careers and lives that make a difference, and we work tirelessly to develop initiatives that respond to today's educational landscape, including teacher recruitment and retention, online teaching, and leadership development. We participate in these innovative efforts as part of Clemson's land-grant mission to serve the state of South Carolina and beyond.

About Clemson University:

One of the most productive public research universities in the nation, Clemson University enrolls 27,341 students across the State of South Carolina and has an endowment of over $1 billion. The University operates Extension offices in every county of the state and has five Innovation Campuses and six Research and Education Center locations. Classified as an R1 - Very High Research University by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education - Clemson is dedicated to teaching, research, and service. Our main campus, located in Upstate South Carolina, sits on 1,400 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along the shores of Lake Hartwell. Through the research, outreach and entrepreneurial projects led by our faculty and students, Clemson University is driving economic development and improving quality of life in South Carolina and beyond.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate (conferred by August 2024) in educational leadership or a closely related field
  • Scholarly record that would merit the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor

  • Potential for or a record of successful grant-funded research
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to advancing inclusive excellence in P-12 institutions as well as our higher education community

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching graduate courses in P-12 leadership preparation programs in multiple modalities

  • Experience mentoring and advising doctoral students
  • Expertise in the use of continuous improvement methodologies
  • Leadership experience in P-12 settings (e.g., building, district, and partnerships)
  • Willingness to travel for teaching and service activities as well as partner engagement
  • Experience in or expertise on rural educational contexts

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted via Interfolio Applicants should submit the following documents:

  • Letter of application

  • Curriculum Vita or Resume
  • Graduate transcripts
  • Names and contact information for three (3) references

To receive full consideration, applications must be received by November 24. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position should be made to the search co-chairs, Brandi Hinnant Crawford at or Noelle Paufler at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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