Clinical Assistant Professor in Higher Education Administration

Recruiter
Boston University
Location
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
Posted
13 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Mar 2018
Ref
9920/B1318
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The Boston University School of Education invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor in Higher Education Administration, beginning July 1, 2018. This is a three-year, 9-month position, with opportunities to teach in the summer. This appointment will support the master’s degree program in Higher Education Administration (HEA) within the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) Cluster in the Boston University School of Education. The Higher Education Administration program has provided advanced graduate preparation to hundreds of university administrators for over twenty-five years. The program consists of both a smaller, full-time cohort model and a larger, part-time community, comprised of full-time professionals working in higher education. By seeking to work at Boston University, this Clinical Assistant Professor will become an integral team member in the HEA program, with rich opportunities for individual growth in teaching and service and for broader contributions to the unique and abundant higher education environment in Boston.

Job Description

  • Develop and teach residential and online courses for master’s students in various aspects of higher education administration and leadership, such as: history, current issues, legal issues, strategic planning, student affairs, governance and decision-making, and other related topics.
  • Recruit and advise one-third of the enrolled HEA master’s students (approx. 20-30).
  • Collaborate with SED faculty and staff on marketing, outreach, admissions, graduate assistantships, and other efforts related to recruitment, retention, and matriculation of HEA master’s students.
  • Partner with ELPS cluster faculty on departmental initiatives, including course scheduling and sequencing, annual reports, assessment measures, etc.
  • Engage in external service activities that generate visibility on a regional and national scale through presentations, engagement with national organizations, etc.
  • Offer program leadership and support as needed.
  • Serve on SED or BU committees as appropriate.

Required Skills:

  • Earned Doctorate in Higher Education, Educational Leadership, Educational Policy, Student Affairs, or a related field, with a strong record of academic and scholarly accomplishment
  • Demonstrated scholarly interests, specifically in the field of higher education, and ability to assume teaching responsibility for a full-time course load within the Higher Education program; experience teaching in residential, hybrid, and online format is preferred
  • Significant leadership experience in institutions of higher education; involvement with multiple functional areas is preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and engagement in, the field of higher education including engagement with state, regional, or national organizations
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, including expanding access and opportunity for all individuals and an appreciation of the important role of colleges and universities in our society.
  • Motivation to teach in an on-line program in higher education administration.

DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

Applicants can apply for this position by submitting the following through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10870:

  • Cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for 3 references Review of applications begins March 18, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Raul Fernandez (raul@bu.edu).

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Boston University expects excellence in teaching and in research and is committed to building a culturally, racially and ethnically diverse scholarly community. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston , Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular