Assistant/Associate Professor of Special Education (Tenure Track)

Employer
Alcorn State University
Location
Mississippi, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 24, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Instructional Technology & Design, Other Education, Special Education, Teacher Education
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title

Assistant/Associate Professor of Special Education (Tenure Track)

FLSA Status

Exempt

Posted Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Employment Status

Full Time

Department

School of Education & Psychology

Job Summary

Alcorn State University has an immediate opening for tenure track position in Special Education. The individual will teach undergraduate and graduate courses (12 hours per semester); and participate in departmental and university services; and conduct scholarly research.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with colleagues to foster a collegial environment conducive to team work and students’ high level of learning
  • Growth-oriented leader, visionary individual who is knowledgeable about the trends in higher
    education
  • Demonstrated grantsmanship ability
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with stakeholders to obtain results
  • Record of integrity, loyalty, and timely response, expected
Essential Job Functions
  • Lead efforts directly dealing with Special Education Program Review
  • Actively participate in professional development
  • Teach a twelve (12) hour course load (undergraduate and/or graduate) per semester
  • Work with the department chair to upgrade courses and curricula, as needed, to ensure that students graduating from the programs are locally and nationally competitive
  • Serve as liaison with the specialized professional associations; maintain relationship with those entities to facilitate the timely submission of SPA reports
  • Create and maintain a working environment conducive to excellence in teaching and learning
  • Demonstrate commitment to diversity
  • Provide essential leadership to develop and enhance undergraduate and graduate instructional programs
  • Advise students of program options
  • Work on upgrading the curricula to include new program options
  • Respond appropriately to requests from the administration, the faculty, staff and students.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS : Doctoral Degree in Special Education, Curriculum Instruction or related
discipline; three years instructional experience in public education in special education preferred; experience advising students at the university level; experience and a vast knowledge of CAEP, CEC
and other SPA Standards.
High consideration will be given to candidates with CAEP and SPA reporting experience and who show a willingness to learn accreditation processes.

Licensing and Certifications

Mississippi Teachers License preferred

EEO / ADA Statement

Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices.

Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas

No

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds

Occasionally

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds

Occasionally

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds

Not Required

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds

Not Required

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds

Not Required

Travel

Occasionally

Extended Work Hours

Occasionally

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Number of Vacancies

1

Location

Lorman

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

07/28/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

EEO Statement

EEO Statement:
Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices. The following offices are designated to handle inquires and/or complaints regarding non-discriminatory policies and procedures of Alcorn State University:
Complaints, inquiries, or specific requests in regard to Title IX and Section 504 directives should be made to: Title IX Office, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 519A, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6700.
Complaints, inquiries, or requests in regard to non-discrimination in employment practices should be made to: Human Resources Department, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 107, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6188
Questions, complaints, or requests in regard to ADA / ADAAA compliance in employment practices should also be made to the department of human resources.

Advertising Summary

Excellent Benefits Package

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  6. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  7. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
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