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  • 17 Mar 2017 1:07 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication (ALEC) offers multi-disciplinary teaching, research and extension programs aimed at developing and supporting professionals for agricultural education, communication, environmental education, and leadership. Our faculty are highly rated for their teaching, research, and Extension programs. Their areas of focus include teacher education, communication, Extension education, environmental education, leadership development, service learning, interdisciplinary education, program development and evaluation, internationalization of the curriculum, international development, distance education, information and technology transfer, and organizational/community change and problem solving skills. 

    This position is a twelve-month, tenure track appointment with salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. We are seeking an individual to provide academic, administrative, and fiscal leadership to faculty, staff, and students within the department. This position will also work closely with the Georgia Department of Education leaders, Georgia Agribusiness, and Advisory Boards to enhance the reputation of CAES and support employment opportunities for graduates, assist faculty in successful grantsmanship, teach at least one undergraduate and graduate course per year, support and enhance ongoing diversity and mentoring of faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students. 

    Please see posting for minimum and preferred qualifications. 

    To Apply submit: (1) letter of interest detailing your vision for the department and the department head’s role in the ALEC department and how the minimum (or preferred) qualifications are met; (2) curriculum vitae, (3) transcripts. Please be aware that only finalists will be requested to provide at least three names to be contacted for letters of reference. To receive optimal consideration, applications should be submitted prior to April 15, 2017; however, this search will continue review all applications until closed. Please access FacultyJobs@UGA to apply. 

    The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. 

  • 09 Mar 2017 11:04 AM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication, University of Georgia, Athens Georgia

    The University of Georgia was founded in 1785 as the nation’s first publicly chartered university. The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is rated among the top colleges in the nation for excellence. Agriculture is the most important economic driver in Georgia.

    Salary, Rank, and Tenure: The position is an academic year (nine month) tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level with responsibilities in teaching and outreach. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.

    Desired Qualifications 1. Doctor of philosophy degree in a discipline area consistent with an appointment in agricultural leadership. 2. Scholarship and abilities in line with the rank of Assistant Professor. 3. Evidence of excellent teaching, research, and service with demonstrated ability to engage in a scholarly community and secure external funding to support creative work focused on agricultural leadership.

    Position Responsibilities (75% Teaching, 25% Outreach) 1. Teach six courses in agricultural leadership. These courses include courses in both introductory and advanced leadership theory, an online course in leadership in agricultural organizations, a global seminar and lead a campus-based and study abroad course to Scotland on leadership and service learning. 2. Advise students in the Master of Agricultural and Environmental Education degree program. 3. Serve as program coordinator for a university-wide leadership and service certificate program. 4. Work closely with the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension to provide support for creation, implementation, evaluation, and improvement in leadership development programs for CAES clientele throughout the state. 5. Demonstrate scholarship through externally funded grants and refereed journal publications to advance the theory and practice of agricultural leadership. 6. Support the department in its mission of promoting food, environmental, and social sustainability. 7. Provide service to the department, college, university, and agricultural education community. 8. In addition to assigned courses offering during the academic year, the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to develop and offer summer academic offerings in agricultural leadership.

    To Apply: Submit a letter of interest, official transcripts, vita, a vision for the role of a faculty member to enhance agricultural leadership in Georgia, and three letters of reference to FacultyJobs @ UGA website: Additional inquires can be directed to Dr. Lauren Griffeth, Search Committee Chair, 314 Hoke Smith Building, University of Georgia, Athens GA 30602;

    Application Deadline: Open until filled. Anticipated start date is August 7, 2017.

    The University of Georgia is an EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Institution. The Department encourages applications from all qualified persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Persons who need assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the search committee chair. Hiring is contingent on proof of eligibility to work in the United States and completion of a background security check.

  • 28 Feb 2017 3:59 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The Leadership & Interdisciplinary Studies faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts on the Tempe campus at Arizona State University invites applications for an Instructor with an anticipated start date of August 2017. Successful candidates will teach in one or more of the following three areas: Organizational Leadership, Interdisciplinary Studies, and/or Liberal Studies. Instructors teach five classes per semester, develop and refine curriculum, and participate in the intellectual life of a collaborative and intellectually diverse faculty. Course load is determined by the faculty head. Information about our faculty can be found at and degrees can be found at

    The Instructor position is a fixed-term, benefits-eligible, academic-year appointment with no tenure implications. Renewal is contingent upon availability of funds, satisfactory performance, and the needs of the university. Salary is competitive commensurate with experience. Candidate must reside in Arizona, or be willing to relocate.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree, from an accredited institution in any field with an interdisciplinary and/or leadership focus, at time of appointment
    • Evidence of two courses taught at the college or university level
    • Evidence of teaching effectiveness

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Terminal degree from an accredited institution in any field with an interdisciplinary and/or leadership focus
    • Two-years or more college or university teaching experience
    • Experience teaching online (including experience with Blackboard or Canvas)
    • Experience developing curriculum
    • Experience working in collaborative environments
    • Experience working with diverse student populations
    • Specific teaching and/or relevant industry experience related to at least one of our degrees: Organizational Leadership, Interdisciplinary Studies, and/or Liberal Studies

    The application deadline is 04/07/2017 at 5pm; and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required prior to employment. Official transcripts required prior to first day of employment. For technical assistance with your application contact, for position-related questions contact Search Committee Chair Jennifer Chandler at

  • 28 Feb 2017 3:47 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The Living and Learning Village Director for the Impact Leadership Village is a full-time, master degree required position. This position manages and oversees the academic and programmatic initiatives of a living and learning community housing 240 undergraduate residents.

    The Impact Leadership Village provides experiential learning for students who have a passion for leadership and service. Students are given the opportunity to engage in practical application of leadership to real world issues and explore leadership development through personal engagement with professionals in various fields. The Impact Leadership Village enhances students’ college experience and prepares leaders to make their personal IMPACT on the state, nation and world.

    Minimum Education/Experience:

    • A master’s degree related to Village mission (Leadership) with college student development experience or a master’s in Higher Education or related field and strong demonstrated expertise in Village mission (Leadership)
    • Demonstrated experience in vision and strategic planning
    • Two years full time related professional work experience
    • Evidence of strong project management skills
    • Demonstrated program planning and implementation experience
    • Demonstrated experience developing ongoing partnerships
    • Computer proficiency including Word, Excel, database management, and publishing software

  • 28 Feb 2017 3:42 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Washburn University invites applications for the position of Leadership Studies Lecturer with anticipated start date June 1, 2017. The Leadership Institute seeks an innovative educator committed to effective teaching and providing students an enriching leadership education achieved through the classroom and co-curriculum. The successful candidate will be eager to collaborate with Leadership Institute faculty, campus and community partners and will be committed to a team-based inter-disciplinary approach to leadership education. This position is a 12-month, non-tenure track appointment as Lecturer. Reporting to the Director of the Leadership Institute, this position seeks to aid in continued development of the Leadership Institute curricular and co-curricular programs. This position has the possibility of renewal contingent on the need for services and the availability of funding.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in a leadership related field (e.g. leadership studies, agricultural leadership, organizational leadership, educational leadership) or a master’s degree in a related field (e.g. student affairs) with evidence of 18 hours of coursework related to leadership content (indicate courses in curriculum vitae).
    • Experience teaching at a secondary level or higher.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Earned doctorate.
    • Experience teaching leadership studies.
    • Experience mentoring college students.


    • Teach at least 5 courses throughout the year. This includes instruction of 1-2 sections of LE200: Ethical Responsibilities of Leadership per semester and instruction of other leadership courses as needed, ranging from undergraduate to graduate courses.
    • Assist in continued development of the Leadership Challenge Event™ and High School Leadership Academy.
    • Advise students related to academic requirements for Leadership Studies Minor and scholarship requirements.
    • Serve on various campus committees as relevant and appropriate to develop and strengthen campus connections.
    • Maintain an active presence within the Leadership Institute Office and at Leadership Institute events.
    • Develop partnerships with community and campus constituents and provide community opportunities for learning related to ethical leadership.
    • Assist the Director and Associate Director with advisement of students participating in the Leadership WTE (Washburn Transformational Experience) and completing internship experiences.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Director.

    Application Procedures:

    Application review will begin March 27, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Send application letter which includes philosophy of leadership education, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts and name/addresses/phone numbers of 3 references to: Gayle Davis, Washburn University Leadership Institute. Only electronic applications and application materials will be accepted. Materials should be emailed to For questions, Dr. Michael Gleason may be contacted at: The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire.

    Washburn University is an EOE. To enrich education through diversity, candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

  • 15 Feb 2017 10:15 AM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

    The Kansas Leadership Center, located in Wichita, KS, is a non-profit organization founded in 2007 dedicated to improving the civic culture in Kansas through innovative leadership education. KLC believes that with enhanced leadership skills, Kansans from all walks of life can exercise leadership to the benefit of their organizations, communities, neighborhoods, schools and professions.

    The Kansas Leadership Center is looking for individuals with education or experience in business, business development or project management. The applicant should be a self-starter who is open to an innovative work environment but also be able to successfully implement direction from supervisor and other team members.

    These position will be located at KLC in Wichita. For more information about the Kansas Leadership Center view our website at

    Social Media Manager

    The Social Media Manager will fully develop KLC social media platforms and content to enhance the organization’s reputation, reach existing and new audiences, and build enrollment to ensure KLC programmatic and operational goals are met.

    For more information and a complete job description click here.

    Manager of Community Initiatives

    Develop and foster partnerships between KLC and Kansas Community Leadership Programs – including traditional local leadership programs, non-traditional, organization-based, and others. Successfully engage and serve these partners to help KLC meet its organizational mission within the resources provided. Support the development, recruitment and delivery of Equip to Lead. Assist Vice President with the KLC teaching and coaching teams’ development to achieve excellence in KLC programs.

    For more information and a complete job description click here.

    Program Associate

    Coordinate the processes and logistics for KLC Programs. Serve as liaison between program participants, (Custom Fit, YLE delivery team, Teaching Leadership and Lead for Change Programs) faculty, coaches and KLC staff.

    For more information and a complete job description click here.

  • 03 Feb 2017 1:20 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Creighton University's Doctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Leadership (the EdD Program) seeks a candidate from a field appropriate to an interdisciplinary program to join the program in a full-time tenure track position in July of 2017. Faculty members teach five (5) online doctoral level courses each year (one course per eight-week term) and also carry an advising load. The position is a 12-month position. There is an expectation of an active research agenda, excellence in teaching, as well as service to the program, the department, the graduate school, and the university. Review of applications will begin immediately and will end when the position is filled.

    The ideal candidate will demonstrate these qualifications:

    • A PhD or EdD in a discipline appropriate for an interdisciplinary program with a social science focus.
    • Knowledge of, experience with, and a teaching record in social science research methods.
    • Display a track record of, or evidence for the potential of, success in academic program leadership
    • Display a track record of, or evidence for the potential of, success in graduate level teaching and advising.
    • A credible trajectory in research, scholarship, and academic publication.
    • Experience in directing or chairing masters' theses or doctoral level dissertations.
    • Possess a willingness to obtain, or maintain, residency in the Omaha metropolitan area.
    • Knowledge of or familiarity with the mission of Creighton University.

    In addition, the following qualifications are desirable:

    • Established research and teaching in leadership theories.
    • Two to four years of experience in online teaching.
    • Experience with teaching and/or in administrative leadership roles within education (Public or Private K-12 or Higher Education positions).
    • Experience in public relations.
  • 30 Jan 2017 12:21 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    POSITION TITLE: Assistant Professor, tenure-track, 9-month appointment
    EFFORT: 75% Teaching / 25% Research
    LOCATION: Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences The Ohio State University, Columbus
    POSITION AVAILABLE: August 15, 2017
    POSITION DESCRIPTION, COLLABORATIONS AND FACILITIES: The faculty member will engage in advancing the community leadership program in ACEL by demonstrating excellence in teaching, research, and service. The faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses that support the community leadership program, the leadership studies minor and other ACEL emphases. The successful candidate will provide dynamic leadership for interdisciplinary scholarship, outreach and teaching. Academic and career advising is expected. The faculty member is expected to interact closely with all components of ACEL and targeted key partners in the CFAES. The incumbent will also be expected to seek internal and external research support funds. The faculty member will also be expected to engage in outreach programs through the department’s OSU Leadership Center, with opportunities to engage and partner with OSU Extension. The successful candidate is expected to develop a comprehensive program that will include research, teaching (which includes the classroom, mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and in the field connected to OSU Extension and other partners) and service.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ph.D. in leadership, community leadership or closely related field; excellent written and oral communication skills. Evidence of leadership experience. An expressed interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching excellence. Ability to provide excellent advising for both academic and career purposes. Research expertise in an area that complements community leadership. Applicants need to provide evidence of their ability to secure extramural funding from private and public sources as well as evidence of scholarly ability and productivity.

    DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Leadership program development and implementation experience. Leadership experience that can be utilized as transferable examples in teaching and outreach. Ability to both collaborate with faculty from and contribute to the other degree programs in the department: Agriscience Education and Agricultural Communication. Experience mentoring of individuals from underrepresented groups.


    1. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in community leadership.
    2. Advise undergraduate majors and minors and mentor graduate students.
    3. Supervise students in completing their leadership capstone projects.
    4. Develop a focused program of research on leadership.
    5. Seek externally funded grants and contracts in support of the candidate’s scholarship.
    6. Serve on department, college, and university committees.
    7. Provide outreach and programming to groups and organizations regarding leadership.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS REGARDING THE POSITION: Dr. Jeff King, Search Committee Chair, at (614) 247-5034 and email, or Department Chair, Dr. Tracy Kitchel, at (614) 292-6909 or email at

    APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. Review of applications will begin after March 1, 2017. Applicants must submit a) complete curriculum vita; b) copies of academic transcripts; c) copies of a maximum of three relevant publications; d) statement of research interests; e) philosophy of teaching and learning; and f) statement regarding your experience and/or philosophy in mentoring individuals from underrepresented groups. Applicants must also provide contact information for three professional references. Applications and supporting materials should be sent by mail or electronically to:

    Dr. Jeff King, Search Committee Chair
    Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership
    The Ohio State University
    208 Agricultural Administration Building
    2120 Fyffe Road
    Columbus, OH 43210
    Tel. (614) 247-5034
    FAX (614) 292-7007

  • 19 Jan 2017 3:45 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    This fulltime tenure-track faculty position within the School of Christian Leadership at William Jessup University is responsible for quality preparation and delivery of course material in the field of Leadership & Ministry, and participation in the initiatives of the Division.


    1. Teach classes each semester (3 + 3 in the first year);
    2. Teach in both graduate and undergraduate programs;
    3. Build and teach fully online courses as appropriate;
    4. Conduct research in area of expertise;
    5. Advise students on issues of curriculum, education, and professional goals;
    6. Participate in regular meetings, planning, goal setting, assessment work, and University events;
    7. Engage in professional development as appropriate to maintain expertise;
    8. Present a sound Christian testimony with the ability to integrate faith and learning;
    9. Subscribe to the University’s Statement of Faith;
    10. Subscribe to the University’s Community Covenant and its Chapters.


    1. Strong commitment to the Christian faith & active engagement in a local church (required);
    2. Completed terminal degree (required);
    3. Three years of fulltime experience in higher education (preferred);
    4. History of innovation, creativity, and effective communication (preferred);
    5. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


    1. Ability and willingness to work effectively with international students;
    2. Ability to integrate Christian thought and values in all aspects of faculty life;
    3. Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment;
    4. Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information;
    5. Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form;
    6. Ability to take initiative without direct supervision.

    August 1, 2017

  • 18 Dec 2016 4:17 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The University of Arizona is pleased to announce that we are currently accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice in the Department of Agricultural Education. This is a 12 month, non-tenure track faculty position with a focus on leadership, communication, and innovation. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in leadership and innovation, advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute to the service mission. The desired start date for the successful candidate is as soon as 1/2/17; however, the position will remain open until filled. A full job description can be found at the following link- If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at the information below.

    Amber Rice, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Agricultural Education
    College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
    The University of Arizona
    Saguaro Hall, Room 205B
    1110 E. South Campus Drive
    Tucson, AZ 85721

    Please feel free to share this announcement with any potentially interested individuals.

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