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Lecturer II - Leadership Studies (12 month position)

Liberal & Integrated Studies Program, Delaware State University
Dover, Delaware
Up to $70,000
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Delaware State University Liberal and Integrated Studies program is accepting applications for a well-qualified Lecturer II for Leadership Studies. At DSU, diversity, equity, and inclusion are values central to our mission, and we recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. The institution is committed to service learning, a high-impact practice that combines classroom instruction with meaningful volunteer service and correlates strongly to student success. The candidate will oversee academic programming processes for the Leadership Studies program. Reporting to the Program Director, the Lecturer will teach courses (on-site) in the undergraduate leadership studies minor/certificate program; assist in supporting, supervising, and advising students; serve on program, college, and university committees as appropriate; and support recruiting and alumni relations efforts.

***Successful candidates will have a combination of doctorate-level education in the field of leadership or a closely related field, experience in higher education instruction (both in-person and online), curriculum assessment, tracking student success, providing student support, student recruiting, and alumni relations.***


Expertise and certification in college teaching experience in face-to-face and online formats Demonstrated experience teaching and developing young adult leadership in informal or formal educational settings. Expertise in using high-impact practices in undergraduate education, specifically experiential learning, and culturally responsive teaching. Expertise in the use of Learning Management Systems, specifically Blackboard Proficiency in supervising senior research papers and experiential learning projects Strong interpersonal, written communication skills, and presentation skills Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, and members of the academic community in one-on-one settings, group presentations, and in written form. Proficiency in MS Office applications, including Microsoft TEAMS, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, and research capabilities. Experience with EAB Navigate is a plus.


Required Qualifications:

The qualified applicant must possess an earned doctorate in organizational leadership, organizational studies, leadership development, leadership curriculum, instruction, or a closely related field. Five or more years of demonstrated knowledge of and experience in a professional role in higher education, student, and/or academic affairs. Track record of supervisory experience. Experience in curriculum development, review, and evaluation.

Preferred Qualifications:

Has demonstrated success in being culturally responsive, working inclusively with diverse populations, and supporting teaching and learning that reflects the communities it serves. The candidate is proven to lead and provide visionary leadership in a complex environment. Successfully worked with internal and external stakeholders to deliver an academic program for young adults. Possesses sound judgment, excellent interpersonal skills, and proven ability to demonstrate initiative and motivation. The candidate must have strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to prioritize projects and multiple competing priorities. Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness, and quality of work.

SALARY: Commensurate with Experience - Up to $70,000 Annually

BENEFITS:  The University provides health insurance benefits to eligible employees through the State of Delaware health insurance plan.  Details for these plans are available at

  • Medical, dental and vision care Flex Spending Account Employee Assistance Program Prescriptions Disability Insurance program Life Insurance Annual leave Paid holidays Sick leave Personal leave Military leave Jury duty leave Bereavement leave Tuition Remission for dependent children Family and Medical leave Educational benefits Retirement - Delaware State University employees are members of the State of Delaware Retirement Plan. Visit for details.

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