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Visiting Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership

Saint Joseph's University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Other Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Saint Joseph’s University

Visiting Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership


Position Summary:

The Department of Educational Leadership at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor with expertise in K-12 Leadership for the 2022-2023 academic year. Candidates should desire the opportunity to work with department colleagues to build a vibrant and sustainable program of study within the context of a Jesuit Institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts education.


Along with your application, please submit the following items to be considered:

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest describing your area of expertise
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcript of doctoral studies
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy that includes DEI position
  • Example syllabi of previous graduate or doctoral courses taught
  • Complete contact information for three references


Duties and Responsibilities:

Visiting Assistant Professor positions in Educational Leadership at SJU require teaching 4 graduate/doctoral courses each semester (8 courses total taught in fall and spring). However, this current position will direct the Educational Leadership and Administration master’s program, a secondary appointment. This service provides one course reduction per semester (2 courses total for fall and spring). Duties for this position include service to the department, leading accreditation for certification programs, helping with marketing and recruitment at the graduate level, representing the department/program in schools and professional forums, and chairing dissertation committees.


Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:

Teaching in-person and Hyflex courses when needed, in-person attendance to department meetings and other program events, and 1-2 days per week of office time.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership or related field.
  • PA (or state equivalent) Principal, Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction or Supervisor of Special Education Certification.
  • Five years of experience in school administration.
  • Experience teaching graduate level courses


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise/experience teaching courses offered by our Educational Leadership and Administration program (EDLA) or our Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program for Educational Leaders (IDEPEL).
  • Experience with CAEP accreditation process.
  • Experience serving and/or willingness to serve on doctoral dissertation committees.
  • Experience supervising fieldwork for educational leaders.
  • Commitment to equity and social justice.


On-line applications only. Please provide a letter of application/interest and resume. For a complete description of position responsibilities, qualifications, and to apply, please visit:


Saint Joseph's University is a private, Catholic, and Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and make positive contributions to that mission. Saint Joseph's is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce.



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