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Leadership Studies Lecturer-Washburn University

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 leadership@washburn.edu. For questions, Dr. Michael Gleason may be contacted at: michael.gleason@washburn.edu. 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. www.washburn.edu.


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