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  • 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.

  • 18 Dec 2016 4:11 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Position Available: Full-time, ten-month, temporary with possibility of renewal

    Rank: Instructor or Assistant Professor

    Appointment Date:
     Fall Academic Semester, 2017

    Application Deadline:
    Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Initial review will begin after February 1, 2017.

    Position Description:

    Teaching Responsibilities:
    Responsibilities include teaching lower and upper division undergraduate leadership studies courses (15 credit hours per semester) to approximately 300 students per semester. Teaching load will include delivering courses within the Organizational Leadership degree program delivered at one of FHSU’s international partner institutions located in China. 

    Research Requirements:
    This position is primarily a teaching position, however there will be limited research/scholarship responsibilities required for this faculty line. 

    Service Work:

    There will be departmental and/or university service required for this position. Although this position is located in China, it is an integral part of the overall university community, and will have service requirements commensurate with that role. 

    Courses will be delivered to FHSU students on-site at one of FHSU’s partner institution campuses in China. This position will require relocation to the institution in China. All courses will be taught in English.

    The partner school that FHSU works with to deliver this degree program is SIAS International University in Xinzheng (near Zhengzhou) in Henan province. This university offers a residential campus environment to over 20,000 Chinese students while partnering with FHSU to offer degree programs to select colleges within the university.

    Required Qualifications: 


    Master’s degree in leadership or a closely related field from an accredited institution is required. Candidates must meet minimum standards for academic qualification consistent with HLC accreditation.

    Successful candidates must be eligible to apply for and receive a Z visa, residence permit, and work permit in China. FHSU will assist in acquiring and paying for these documents.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) or ABD from an accredited institution in leadership or a closely related field is preferred.


    Individuals with teaching experience in the field of leadership studies are very strongly preferred. Experience in teaching/developing coursework for diverse, cross-cultural, or ESL/EFL students is desirable. Familiarity with Chinese culture and/or fluency in Mandarin Chinese is preferred but not required (all courses are taught in English).


    Salary for this position will be competitive and commensurate with experience, qualifications, and rank, and will range from $39,000-$41,000 per year. The salary range is contingent on funding and administrative approval.


    This position will receive a full and generous benefit package, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement plan, and other benefits consistent with full-time faculty appointments.

    In-kind Benefits:

    Faculty awarded this positon will be eligible for subsidized housing expenses, subsidized utilities, some meals, some travel costs during holidays, and other in-kind benefits worth approximately $7,500 per year. Specific benefits will depend on location of appointment, and are contingent on partner institution participation.

    Application and Credentials:

    To apply, please provide the following documents in one consolidated PDF file:
    1. Current vitae/resume including at least two professional references
    2. Cover letter specifying how candidate’s credentials match with position description
    3. Statement of teaching philosophy
    4. Goals for scholarship
    5. Expectations for student engagement
    6. One letter of recommendation

    Applications may be submitted by letter or email to:

    Brett Whitaker, Ph.D.
    Leadership Studies International Coordinator
    Department of Leadership Studies
    Fort Hays State University
    600 Park Street 
    Hays, KS 67601

  • 17 Nov 2016 4:01 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    The College of Business at St. Ambrose University invites applications for Director of the H. L. McLaughlin MBA Program. The College includes five academic departments: accounting; economics; finance; management; and marketing.  The College offers undergraduate degrees in all areas and master’s degrees in accounting, business administration, and organizational leadership, and also offers a doctor of business administration degree. The college is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). 

    This position is defined as one-half time faculty role, and one-half time administrative in support of the MBA and is tenure-track. Duties include the normal academic year as well as appropriate summer engagement. Compensation will include an additional one-month’s salary beyond the usual 9-month base. 

    ResponsibilitiesThe Director of the H. L. McLaughlin MBA Program reports to the Dean of the College of Business and is responsible for advancing the mission of the College of Business by providing strong leadership and managing the day-to-day operations of the MBA Program, collaborating with university departments in marketing the MBA Program, recruiting and advising MBA students, and working effectively with faculty on designing and modifying curriculum as needed. This individual will also assist in upholding the College’s accreditation standards, developing new programs and initiatives, and fostering relationships with alumni and the business community.  A complete position description is available on request.  

    Qualifications:  Candidates should possess a Ph.D. An earned doctorate in a business discipline is preferred. Five years of full-time business-faculty experience, possessing the rank of Associate or Full, tenured or tenure-track, with a record of excellence in graduate teaching are also required.  Prior university administrative experience (two or more years at the director or Chair level) is required.  In addition, substantial consultative and/or training experience in a corporate setting, or, five or more years in corporate position(s) in middle-level management or above is preferred. Competence in and appreciation of the role of online programming should be demonstrable in the application.  Preference will also be accorded applicants with strong academic backgrounds in the fields of Marketing, Management (leadership or operations) or Accounting. 

    St. Ambrose University is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts. An institution of 3,200 graduate and undergraduate students, the University's Core Values include: Catholicity, Integrity, the Liberal Arts, Life-Long Learning, and Diversity. Please apply on-line at and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.  Review of applications will begin on December 21st, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. EOE

  • 16 Nov 2016 1:51 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Launch your scholarly career at one of the nation’s largest and most vibrant graduate teaching departments in the interdisciplinary field of national and international security studies. The National Security Affairs (NSA) Department at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island seeks to fill two full-time teaching and research postdoctoral fellow vacancies beginning no later than July 2017.

    Responsibilities. This postdoctoral teaching and research fellowship is a one year (up to 13 months) in-resident appointment beginning July 2017 and is renewable for a second year. Teaching requirement is no more than two seminar sections (single preparation with only 14-16 students per section) within the common core Theater Security Decision Making (TSDM) course that runs for approximately twelve weeks beginning in mid-August. Postdoctoral fellows may also opt to offer an elective class in one of their areas of expertise, but this is not a requirement of the position. Scholarly research conducted pursuant to the fellowship should contribute to the field of security studies. Expectations are high in both teaching and research.

    Salary. Salary is approximately $56,000 per year, plus a research stipend ($5000) and a relocation incentive. This compensation package is accompanied by a generous federal employee benefits package that includes health insurance with employer contribution, retirement savings plan, paid vacation and sick leave, and other benefits.

    Qualifications. Candidates must have a recent Ph.D. concentrating in one or more relevant areas such as international relations, regional studies, foreign policy analysis, U.S. foreign policy, or leadership studies. Additional desirable qualifications include teaching experience and a publication record that demonstrates a promising scholarly agenda. Ph.D. candidates who will be completing by July 2017 are encouraged to apply. This position is open only to U.S. citizens.

    Application Process. Applications will be accepted through January 16, 2017 and must include the following: 1) cover letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) research proposal (no more than 5 pages); 4) writing sample (no more than 30 pages); 5) teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available); and, 6) applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent separately. Applicants with current or previous military service should also provide military ranks and dates of service.

    Applications must be received by the above deadline in order to receive consideration. Applications should reference VA#NWC-17-09 and are to be submitted by email to

    Signed letters of reference may also be sent to this email (preferred method) or they may also be mailed to:

    Department of National Security Affairs
    U.S. Naval War College
    686 Cushing Road Newport, RI 02841-1207
    ATTN: Jill Marion

    Please direct any questions about the position or the institution to the Department Chair, Prof. David Cooper, at The U.S. Naval War College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • 10 Oct 2016 2:40 PM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    See full listing for Butler County here

    *Application Deadlines-October 18 (Thayer) and October 21 (Butler), 2016*

    Have you earned or are you earning a master’s degree in leadership? Do you have the drive to develop and/or grow rural communities? Can you be a strong regional expert and develop focused, comprehensive learning programs that create 21st century communities that attract and retain young people? Nebraska Extension is an organization that values individuals, who excel, adapt easily, exhibit passion for helping others, and are excellent communicators. As a member of the Nebraska Extension team you will collaborate with research and Extension faculty who are leaders in their field. You will work with high performing teams to create and deliver world class, innovative learning experiences that empower Nebraskans to improve their lives around critical issues.

    We have two excellent opportunities for full-time faculty position located in David City or Hebron, Nebraska that will provide regional leadership in Nebraska. Are you an individual who is self-directed and able to work in a dynamic and flexible environment? The focus of this position will be Community Vitality with an emphasis on developing and/or growing rural Nebraska communities. This position will specialize in leadership development, community engagement and social entrepreneurship. This educator will provide support for all three Community Vitality Initiatives (CVI): a) developing and/or growing rural Nebraska businesses; b) engaging youth and young adults in rural communities; and c) creating 21st century communities that attract and retain young people.

  • 28 Sep 2016 11:56 AM | Brittany Adams-Pope (Administrator)

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    Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Faculty position available in the Agricultural Sciences and Leadership Education Program. The College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences is seeking to fill a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The faculty position is provided on a 9-month (academic year) basis, residing in a department in the College of ACES, and will reflect 50% teaching and 50% research responsibilities. This search is part of an open rank search. Only one position is available. Below are the qualifications for the Associate or Full professor rank. (The position announcement for the Assistant Professor rank may be found at the following website on the U of I Job Board in HireTouch:

    Qualifications: PhD in agricultural education, human resources, organizational development, human development, related field required. Applicants must qualify for a tenured faculty appointment in a department within the College of ACES. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with undergraduate and graduate students and client groups required. Successful candidates must have a strong record of scholarly research, publication and attracting external funding.

    Responsibilities: Build a strong international reputation through research, teaching and outreach in human capacity development related to agricultural education and leadership that fits the College’s commitment to interdisciplinary work and brings teaching/research interests to bear on practical problem solving related to agricultural, consumer, and environmental science concerns. Teach courses in agricultural education and leadership, and advise undergraduate and graduate students, particularly related to organizational training, program planning and evaluation, youth development, and/or adult learning principles. Candidates should be able to teach and develop instruction related to advanced information technologies including off-campus instructional programs. Supervise graduate student research. Serve as a liaison to the agricultural education community, particularly in regards to community and professional organizations. In addition, candidates who qualify for appointment at the associate or full professor ranks may also provide leadership to this academic program through an appointment as Program Director.

    Closing Date: To receive full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2016.

    Applications: Candidates should create a profile at and upload their Curriculum Vitae (including email address), a letter of interest which includes a statement of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information for three professional references who are familiar with the candidate’s qualifications and experience by November 1, 2016. All requested information must be submitted for the application to be considered. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer.

    For more information, contact Prasanta Kalita at (217) 333-3380 or

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