Dayton, Ohio
Jun 26, 2019
Grade Level
Job Type


Department of Leadership Studies
College of Education & Human Services
Wright State University

Job Purpose: To teach courses at the graduate and post-graduate in educational leadership programs and licensure programs for principals, curriculum specialists, and superintendents; mentor, supervise, and advise students; serve as a member or chair on thesis and dissertation committees; engage in scholarly research related to leadership in education; serve on department, college, and university committees as appropriate; assist in planning and supporting student recruitment and alumni relations efforts; work collaboratively with colleagues to support the program; participate in program review and alignment with credentialing requirements.

Essential Function: Teaching 40%

  • Preparation for teaching assigned classes in theory, administration, research, supervised practice, or special topics depending on expertise
  • Coordinate guest speakers or field activities with Department Chair, Program Coordinator, and Program Director
  • Track class membership, post grades and complete change of grade requests through WingsExpress
  • Post course materials and communicate with students through WSU Learning Management systems
  • Develop and teach asynchronous online courses designed by program team and approved by department chair
  • Teach classes as scheduled during daytime, evening, weekend, web-enhanced, and/or online
  • Communicate promptly with department staff regarding class scheduling, book orders, and program meetings
  • Participate in program team meetings and curricular initiatives
  • Meet with class or have online contact with students during scheduled Final Exam Timeblock
  • Submit course syllabi and hold office hours as required
  • Work with Department Chair and Program Directors to make timely curricular improvements or changes in courses.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities

Essential Function: Scholarship 30%

  • Articulate and pursue a scholarly research agenda related to leadership in education
  • Conduct research and publish results in peer-reviewed journals and other professional venues
  • Seek and secure external funding through grant applications with assistance from college and university support services
  • Participate in professional organizations
  • Present work at professional conferences

Essential Function: Service 30%

  • Serve on department, college, and university committees
  • Participate in recruitment, orientations and special events
  • Advise and mentor students
  • Participate in alumni relations special events
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues across campus and within fellow institutions

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate by position start date in educational leadership, education administration, or closely related field; hold licensure as Principal or Superintendent; documented record of successful administrative experience; active involvement in related professional associations; college teaching experience and the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate.

Preferred Qualifications: Hold current Principal and Superintendent licenses, graduate level program leadership, program development, faculty supervision, budget responsibilities, policy development, student recruitment, and thesis/dissertation supervision, online teaching experience.

To apply, go to http://jobs.wright.edu/postings/13847 by July 19, 2019, for first consideration. Wright State University: AA/EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability