Assistant/Associate Professor, Career & Technical Education - Workforce Leadership & Development

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Instructional Technology & Design, Other Education, Teacher Education, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor, Career & Technical Education - Workforce Leadership & Development Tenure Status Tenure Track Position Number 94761 Department Curriculum & Instruction - 260050 Minimum Qualifications
  • 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 teaching.
  • 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 populations.
  • University-level teaching experience.
  • Workforce or business-related experience.
  • Business Communications, Personal Finance, and Graphic Communications skills.
License/Certification Required
N/A 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 University.
  • Engagement in scholarly activity, including publications, and grant acquisition.
  • 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 experience. Special Instructions to Applicants
For a complete application, please apply and submit all below-required documents electronically through Appalachian State University’s Job Board:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • List of three (minimum) professional references with Contact Information
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Diversity Statement

Please note this position is based on enrollment and subject to available funding. AA/EEO 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 community.

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