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Chair of the Department of Inclusive Education

Kennesaw State University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month administrative faculty position as a tenured Professor and Chair of the Department of Inclusive Education in the Bagwell College of Education beginning July 1, 2022.  


Responsibilities Include

  • Reports to the Dean of the Bagwell College of Education
  • Serves as administrative leader of the Department of Inclusive Education, performing administrative tasks corresponding to position of department chair
  • Represents the Department in all official communications
  • Collaborates with faculty across the College and with other campus units, school districts, and external agencies


Required Qualifications Include

  • Doctorate, or the foreign equivalent, in Education or a closely related field with an academic background and appropriate credentials to be a tenured professor in an academic department in the Bagwell College of Education at KSU 
  • Sustained record of teaching, supervision, and mentoring; research and creative activity; and professional service. 
  • Evidence of promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity. 
  • Leadership experience in higher education, including evidence of organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. 
  • Qualifications to teach courses in one of the Educator Preparation Programs. 


Preferred Qualifications Include

  • Experience as a department chair or equivalent leadership role, including strategic planning, managing budgets, and supervising personnel. 
  • Record of advocating for students, faculty, and the department. 
  • Expertise in building and maintaining collaborative relationships and in sustaining effective communities of practice among diverse faculty. 
  • Evidence of commitment to shared governance, educational equity, and social justice. 
  • Experience with graduate and undergraduate program development, assessment, and recruitment. 
  • Experience supporting faculty and student research initiatives and grants. 
  • Experience teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in face-to-face and online environments. 
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate and sustain partnerships with P-12 schools.  
  • Record of involvement in professional organizations at the state, regional, and national/international level. 
  • Understanding of state and national standards for educator preparation program assessment and commitment to leading faculty through program renewal. 
  • Experience teaching in P-12 settings.


For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.


For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit Search for Job ID 237217.


Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.


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