The School of Education at the University of Alaska Anchorage
(UAA) is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as the Director to
provide leadership with our innovative programs. We deliver
standards-based programs through campus-based, distance delivery,
partnerships, and other models. This position will begin in spring
of 2022 or as negotiated. Short-term virtual work could be
negotiated, if needed, while coordinating the move to Alaska.
The University of Alaska Anchorage is part of the University of
Alaska (UA), a system of major comprehensive universities and
Anchorage, with an ethnically diverse population of nearly
300,000, offers a lively intellectual and cultural life, including
opera, symphony, theatre, art events, and varied restaurants,
recreational and shopping venues. Set between snow-capped peaks of
the Chugach Mountains and the ocean waters of Cook Inlet, the city
offers ready access to state and national forests and parks,
year-round outdoor recreation, and unsurpassed natural beauty.
Ability to interact and work effectively with faculty, staff,
students, administrators, and other colleges and community campuses
in a diverse, collegial environment. Ability to serve as an
effective and credible advocate for the school.
Ability to manage human and fiscal resources both effectively
Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice.
Demonstrated ability to forward and oversee all aspects of
assessment and accreditation (CAEP and NAEYC and/or other
Earned doctorate appropriate to the field of education.
Successful record of accomplishment in leadership, teaching,
research, and service at the equivalent of Associate Professor or
Serving indigenous populations of students;
CAEP accreditation in higher education;
Distance education and regional or statewide delivery of
Writing or administration of grants or other external
Leadership and/or teaching experience that includes rural
Administration experience in higher education;
Experience in collaboration and advocacy with public
officials on policy issues;
Experience with effective and committed work with families,
schools, community, and state agencies.
REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:
Earned doctorate appropriate to the School of Education.
Service and leadership roles with highly diverse populations of
students in P-12 settings.
Current or previous tenured faculty status in higher
Administrative leadership experience in program planning and
collegial leadership of professionals.
Experience with higher education accreditation systems.
Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a
full-time, 12-month, exempt position comp
lete with a competitive salary and UA employee
benefits package. UA employees receive
excellent benefits including 12 paid holidays per year, tuition
waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical,
dental and vision care coverage.
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
Please include a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact
information for three (3) professional references.
To ensure consideration, please apply at https://careers.alaska.edu/en-us/job/517945/director-of-school-of-education
This recruitment will remain open until filled.