Clemson University: College of Education: Educational and
Organizational Leadership Development
Assistant Professor- Human Resource Development
Location: Clemson University
Clemson University's College of Education is actively seeking
applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Human Resource
Development at the Assistant Professor rank starting August 2024.
The ideal candidate will showcase a profound interest in workplace
learning, organization change, and career development, and a
commitment to working with adult learners. Please be mindful that
individuals with backgrounds in higher education, student affairs,
educational leadership, K-12 education, or similar fields may not
align seamlessly with the specific requirements of this role. The
Master of Human Resource Development
program is designed to empower individuals and organizations by
fostering talent development, enhancing learning, and optimizing
performance, all with the goal of boosting competence,
effectiveness, and adaptability in an ever-evolving world. This
9-month faculty position comes with a set of responsibilities that
encompass research, teaching, service, and active participation in
our academic community.
About the Department of Educational and Organizational
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.
- An earned doctorate in Human Resource Development or a related
field such as adult education, organization development, talent
development, or leadership
- A promising record of scholarship, which should be demonstrated
by a history of publications in peer-reviewed and/or professional
- The ability to secure external funding through grants,
foundations, and/or contracts for professional learning.
- The ability to effectively teach graduate and undergraduate
courses in human resource development and related fields.
- A commitment to promoting inclusive excellence, evident in
teaching approaches, research initiatives, and service
- Demonstrated excellence in communication and interpersonal
skills, which are essential for engaging with students, colleagues,
and the broader academic community.
- Experience as an HRD practitioner, encompassing roles in
organizational and leadership development, executive coaching,
training facilitation, talent development, consulting, workplace
learning, or related fields.
- Proven expertise in fostering collaborative partnerships with
educational institutions, professional associations, and industry
- A successful track record of mentoring both doctoral and
master's degree students to successful degree completion
- Demonstrated experience in leading and managing grant-funded
- Proficiency in utilizing asynchronous learning, developing
hybrid courses, and employing other online teaching methods.
Applications must be submitted via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/135528
Applicants should submit the following documents:
- A cover letter that communicates how their background and
experience makes them a suitable candidate for the role.
- A resume or curriculum vitae.
- Names and contact information of three professional
To receive full consideration, applications must be received by
November 26, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.
Please direct questions about this search to committee chair Dr.
Angie Carter (firstname.lastname@example.org
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.