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University of Georgia
Georgia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 5, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Other Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy at the University of Georgia ( is pleased to announce an Endowed Professorship in Educational Administration at the rank of Full Professor beginning August 2022. We seek an individual with outstanding accomplishments in research in the field of Educational Administration.

The successful candidate will provide intellectual leadership in the Educational Administration and Policy program and beyond and will conduct high impact research related to educational administration. We seek a scholar who will maintain an ambitious research agenda, including developing proposals for external funding, overseeing project implementation, disseminating research through scholarly writing and presentations, mentoring graduate students, contributing to the preparation of K-12 leaders, and collaborating with faculty on research activities related to the mission of the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy. The candidate will also join us in our commitment to diversifying higher education and serving our diverse programmatic and student needs and interests. The candidate will hold tenure in the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy in the College of Education and contribute to the research, instructional, and service missions of this academic department.

The Department of Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy is comprised of three programs: Educational Administration and Policy, Learning Leadership and Organization Development, and Qualitative Research. The Educational Administration and Policy program offers a variety of degrees including PhD, EdD in Educational Leadership, MEd in Educational Administration and Policy, and tiered leadership certifications.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Educational Administration or a related field.
  • Established program of research related to Educational Administration/Leadership.
  • Established record of securing external funding for research.
  • Eligibility for tenure and appointment at the rank of Full Professor in the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy
  • Outstanding record of teaching, clinical practice and/or research in the areas of Educational Administration/Leadership.
  • Established record of leading collaborative research and development activities.
  • A prominent national or international reputation in the field of Educational Administration/Leadership.


Will be for the 2022-23 academic year, beginning August 1, 2022.

Applicants should submit all the following:

  • A letter of application specifically responsive to the position’s responsibilities and required qualifications as described above
  • Statement of research interests describing current projects and activities as well as future research plans and interests
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three most significant publications
  • Contact information for three references. References will not be contacted until the candidate is notified.

All materials should be uploaded electronically to UGAJobs

Questions may be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Juanita Johnson Bailey at 

Applications received by January 1, 2022, are assured of full consideration.

As the 4th largest public college of education in the country, the Mary Frances Early College of Education (MFE COE) improves the lives of residents of Georgia and beyond through our instruction, research, and service. Named for Mary Frances Early, UGA’s first African American graduate, in February 2020, the MFE COE has a long and distinguished history as a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our other strengths include a) partnerships with multiple units on campus, in the local community, and across the state of Georgia, b) faculty expertise manifested in well- regarded scholarship and applied practice, and c) recognition of our academic programs by external stakeholders.

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (

UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Athens is known for its music, art, and food as well as its accessibility to the Atlanta area (see and 

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Hiring is contingent on proof of eligibility to work in the United States and completion of a background check, among other requirements. This position is contingent on the continued availability of funding.

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