Assistant/Associate Professor, Career & Technical Education
- Workforce Leadership & Development
Curriculum & Instruction - 260050
- Earned doctorate in Workforce Leadership/Education, Training
and Development, Organizational Leadership, Career & Technical
Education, or closely related area.
- Ability to teach in a variety of areas including Workforce
Development, Leadership, and Planning; Professional Development,
Training and Adult Learning; Technologies for the Workforce; and
Career & Technical Education in the undergraduate and graduate
teacher education programs;
- Experience with online teaching/ training and learning and
strong computer skills required.
- The candidate’s academic concentration, research, and/or
professional experience demonstrate a focus in one of the following
areas: Workforce Development, Leadership, and Planning;
Professional Development, Training and Adult Learning; Technologies
for the Workforce.
- The candidate can demonstrate a record of high-quality
- The successful candidate will demonstrate a sincere commitment
to promoting advocacy, diversity, equity, inclusiveness, and social
justice, as evidenced by prior efforts.
- The candidate possesses strong interpersonal, collaborative,
and communication skills.
Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
- Established record of scholarship/creative activity.
- Established record of leadership.
- Commitment to working in a community of practice, to a social
constructivist perspective of teaching and learning, working in a
multi-disciplinary team, and to working with diverse
- University-level teaching experience.
- Workforce or business-related experience.
- Business Communications, Personal Finance, and Graphic
Description of the Department or Unit
The Career and Technical Education ( CTE ) Program at Appalachian
State University is comprised of seven areas of concentration,
including six teaching concentrations and the innovative Workforce
Leadership & Development (non-teaching) concentration. The
Workforce Leadership and Development concentration provides a
program that links business, finance, information technology,
education, work, curriculum, and training to improve
competitiveness within the workforce. This program is designed to
work with all industries and capitalize on a student’s goals and
content experience and provide the necessary workforce leadership
and career skills needed to LEAD,
educate and improve their
employees and for personal skill growth.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Developing and teaching face-to-face and online undergraduate
and graduate courses in Workforce Development, Leadership, and
Planning; Professional Development, Training and Adult Learning;
Technologies for the Workforce; and Career & Technical
Education in the undergraduate and graduate teacher education
programs, and supervision of internships.
- Opportunity to teach summer courses.
- Engagement in service both within and outside the
- Engagement in scholarly activity, including publications, and
- Advising undergraduate students.
- Student and Faculty recruitment.
Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of classroom and educational environments
in a professional position at a university.
Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge
Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global
citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in
creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational
Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings
people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge,
to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and
embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the
University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about
20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more
than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
Suggested Salary Range
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and
Special Instructions to Applicants
For a complete application, please apply and submit all
below-required documents electronically through Appalachian State
University’s Job Board:
Please note this position is based on enrollment and subject to
- Cover Letter
- List of three (minimum) professional references with Contact
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Statement of Research Interests
- Diversity Statement
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in
access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect
to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis
of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and
expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status,
genetic information or sexual orientation.
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Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity,
equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.
We understand that the successful implementation of diversity,
equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the
entire university community, including alumni and official
university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an
influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning
opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work
collectively to achieve a just experience for all.
We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an
equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are
safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions,
and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity
opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness,
justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university