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Assistant Professor School Administration - 2853

University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Pembroke, North Carolina (US)
Commensurate upon Education and Experience
Date posted
Feb 19, 2024

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Primary Purpose of Position:  This is a tenure-track position with the primary purpose of teaching master-level school administration/educational leadership courses, as well as engaging in service and scholarship aligned with the profession and mission of the School of Education.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach graduate courses in educational leadership. The course load is three graduate level courses each semester. The candidate will be expected to integrate evidence-based practices aligned with the current state and national standards to create teaching and learning opportunities that:

  • Support the development of aspiring leaders in all building and district level operations.
  • Build student capacity to work with schools and districts who serve culturally and linguistically diverse communities, by demonstrating a commitment to understanding and addressing issues of equity and diversity in education.
  • Foster the development of the professional dispositions of school leaders.

Additional responsibilities include leadership opportunities, service in School of Education and University committees, maintaining scholarly productivity, advising and mentoring students seeking licensure, supervising internships, working with the community and school partners, and providing service to the university and profession.

Qualifications. Candidates must have earned a doctorate in Educational Leadership or a closely related field from an accredited university. Preferred candidates will have demonstrated research and teaching experience in Educational Leadership. At least three years teaching experience and at least three years of experience in school or district leadership. Faculty must be eligible for and maintain North Carolina Teaching Licensure in School Administration. Candidates will be expected to collaborate with local schools, teachers, students and community members to support education across southeastern North Carolina.

Required License / Certification:  North Carolina Teaching Licensure in School Administration.

Setting. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, part of the University of North Carolina system, is among the most diverse universities in the South and has a student population of more than 6,900 in various graduate, undergraduate and professional programs. Originally founded in 1887 to educate Native Americans, UNCP has grown rapidly in recent years. Southeastern North Carolina offers close proximity to major cities and nearby beaches, and an affordable cost of living. The Department of Educational Leadership & Specialties houses the undergraduate and graduate programs of Health & Physical Education, Reading, AIG, and School Administration. Additional information is available on our website

Application. Application materials should include:

  1. A cover letter that describes how the applicant’s professional qualifications relate to the responsibilities of the position, a clear description of the applicant’s research agenda, and a concise teaching/leadership philosophy;
  2. A current curriculum vita;
  3. Names (including titles and institutions), telephone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references.

Special Instructions to Applicants:  This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process. 

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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