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  • 13 Mar 2024 11:24 AM | Leah Georges (Administrator)

    The Leadership for a Democratic Society is looking for leadership faculty, short-term facilitators, and contract adjuncts to work with the legacy program at the Federal Executive Institute. 

    Please send inquiries if you would like to receive more information about the opportunity.  Find out more general information about the program here:

  • 13 Mar 2024 11:06 AM | Leah Georges (Administrator)

    The Center for Leadership Development develops visionary leaders to transform government. The Leadership Development Director is recognized throughout CLD as leading one of many divisions that support organization-wide efforts in their solution area.

    Please read more about this position including position requirements, qualifications, and duties here: 

  • 07 Mar 2024 12:58 PM | Leah Georges (Administrator)

    Job Title: Special Faculty – Dissertation in Practice Chair
    Company: Creighton University (
    Details: Contract Position
    Start Date: July 1, 2024
    Location: Creighton University is located in Omaha, NE, the role must be performed remotely.
    Application Due Date: May 10, 2024, review of applications will begin May 13, 2024

    The EdD in Interdisciplinary Leadership Program at Creighton University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution, is a practitioner-scholar doctoral degree program for adult lifelong learners. We are seeking outstanding teacher-scholars, for a contract Special Faculty position to serve as Dissertation in Practice (DIP) Chairs. We are seeking faculty members who are passionate about guiding and support academic excellence through diversity at all levels and are committed to fostering an environment in which students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences can thrive during their dissertation in practice journey.

    Ideal candidates for the position of DIP Chair will hold an earned Ph.D., Ed.D., or other terminal degree from an accredited college or university, have 2-4 years of prior demonstrated excellence in teaching graduate-level online courses, and at least 1 published article that utilized research methods commonly used in the social sciences. Ideal candidates would show evidence of work as a scholar-practitioner who can apply social science theories in a variety of disciplinary settings. Ideal candidates would possess excellent verbal and written communication, strong interpersonal, organizational, and planning skills, and exhibit the ability to work collaboratively in a collegial, interdisciplinary educational environment. 

    Job requirements of the DIP Chair special faculty position include providing guidance and accompaniment for up to 5 students at a time throughout the DIP process. DIP chairs are responsible for providing students with constructive feedback throughout the process and will discuss with students how to incorporate feedback when needed. DIP chairs are responsible for the formal approval of each required component of the DIP process, including the approval of each section of the DIP document. DIP chairs will receive training and ongoing support from the Faculty Dissertation Contact person in the EdD Program. 

    DIP chairs will be contracted with the EdD program to complete the following requirements that take place over an approximately 2-year period:
    1. Complete the EdD Program required onboarding and training.
    2. Teach the 3 DIP-related 4 credit hour seminar courses (ILD 891: Scholarly Literature Review Seminar [Fall Term 2 2024: October-December 2024], ILD 892: Dissertation in Practice Proposal Seminar [Spring Term 2 2025: March-May 2025], and ILD 893: Dissertation in Practice Manuscript and Defense Seminar [Spring Term 2 2026: March-May 2026]).
    3. Guide the student through their EdD scholarly journey. 
    4. Provide final approval for each student’s DIP document for which they are chair.

    To be considered, candidates should submit (1) a cover letter (which includes statements about their teaching philosophy and research interests), (2) a curriculum vita, (3) two letters of reference, (4) a copy of one scholarly publication which utilizes a social science methodology in which they are an author or co-author, and (5) transcripts. Candidates may contact Dr. James Martin ( with any questions. Review of materials will begin on May 13, 2024.

    Apply here:

  • 22 Feb 2024 12:50 PM | Leah Georges (Administrator)

    Lecturer & Assistant Director of Lead Forward

    Job Summary: The John Martinson Honors College seeks a candidate with interest and experience in leadership development and community engagement for a position as Lecturer and Assistant Director for Lead Forward. Primary responsibilities include working in a small team to continue development and delivery of a new, innovative program called Lead Forward, which promotes the capacity of undergraduate honors students for social change leadership. This is a continuing, 9-month AY salaried position, with a start date of August 12, 2024, or earlier if available. 

    Principle Duties: The position involves teaching courses on social impact leadership and community engagement as well as courses on leadership development more generally. The normal teaching load is 3-3. Administrative responsibilities include support with program assessment, a visiting speaker series, and administering a fellowship grant that provides funding for social impact initiatives. The position may provide support to other leadership programming efforts in the college, as needed.

    Experience: Strong teaching skills are essential for the position. The successful candidate will have experience promoting leadership and community engagement skills through various teaching strategies, such as those related to experiential learning, applied learning, service learning, and/or community-based learning. Experience with leadership frameworks commonly taught to undergraduate students, such as the social change leadership model, is desired. The successful candidate will also have experience and skills related to program administration, such as planning and delivering events or other educational activities outside of the classroom.

    Education: The candidate must have a Ph.D. in any field. Education in a field with emphasis on engagement, applied learning, and/or social issues would be favorable.

    The College: The John Martinson Honors College is Purdue’s interdisciplinary college that serves highly motivated undergraduate students in an academic-residential environment. It is grounded in four pillars: interdisciplinary academics, research and creative endeavors, global and community engagement, and leadership development. The college has 3,600 undergraduate students, reflecting the range of disciplinary fields across the university.

    Additional Information & Application ProcedureSalary is set at $57,000 with benefits and a moving allowance.Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position. A background check will be required for employment. Questions regarding this position may be directed to the lead recruiter, Assistant Dean Adam Watkins (

    To be assured full consideration, complete applications should be received by March 11, 2024. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit through the link below: 1.) a letter of application detailing their qualifications and interest, 2.) a curriculum vitae, and 3.) a teaching statement. Additionally, three letters of recommendation should be sent to Sherry Hardebeck (

    Link to job post:

    The John Martinson Honors College is committed to the development of a multicultural environment. We value input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the university; our goal is to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity.

    Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

  • 02 Feb 2024 3:20 PM | Leah Georges (Administrator)

    Do you have the drive to help create 21st Century rural community prosperity? Nebraska Extension is searching for an Extension Educator who catalyzes opportunities, provides strong regional expertise, leads impactful learning programs, and serves as a coach for communities that are poised to thrive. Core to this role is the ability to conduct community outreach, visitation, and engagement with community leaders and residents. We invite you to learn more about this role and Nebraska Extension using the following links: Our Strategic Direction | Nebraska Extension ( and Nebraska Extension – Rural Prosperity Nebraska – YouTubeNebraska Extension is an organization that values individuals who demonstrate excellence, adapt easily, exhibit a passion for helping others, are team players, and are excellent communicators.

    We have an excellent opportunity for a full-time faculty position located in North Platte, Nebraska and serving McPherson, Logan, Lincoln, Perkins, Arthur, and Keith Counties. As a member of the Nebraska Extension team, you will collaborate with research and extension faculty who are leaders in their field. We want individuals who are self-directed and thrive in an autonomous work environment. 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.

    This twelve-month, non-tenure track position carries the title of open rank extension educator or extension instructor, depending on the candidate’s level of education. Those possessing a graduate-level degree in the requested area of instruction will be considered for an educator position, a full-time, promotable, non-tenure track appointment. Those in possession of an undergraduate degree in the requested area of instruction will be considered for an instructor position, a full-time, non-promotable, non-tenure track appointment that will be renewed annually for a maximum of five years in the appointment. If hired as an instructor, the incumbent will be expected to make satisfactory progress toward and complete a master’s degree within the initial five-year appointment period. As part of the UNL benefits package, the University offers tuition remission for full-time employees, up to 15 credit hours per year. Once the master’s degree is earned within that period, the position will advance to an assistant extension educator appointment.

    Recognizing that diversity enhances creativity, innovation, impact, and a sense of belonging, the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) and the Nebraska Extension are committed to creating learning, research, Extension programming, and work environments that are inclusive of all forms of diversity. Consistent with the University’s N2025 Strategic Plan, we see every person and every interaction as important to our collective well-being and our ability to deliver on our mission.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Organizational or Community Development; Economics; Leadership Studies; Community or Regional Planning; Education; Rural Sociology; Entrepreneurship; Business Administration; Landscape Architecture; Planning with a focus on community-based, regional, urban, environmental, and/or infrastructure; or a closely related field (extension instructor) OR Master’s degree in Organizational or Community Development; Economics; Leadership Studies; Community or Regional Planning; Education; Rural Sociology; Entrepreneurship; Business Administration; Landscape Architecture; Planning with a focus on community-based, regional, urban, environmental and/or infrastructure; or a closely related field (extension educator).
    • Successful experience teaching adults in a formal or non-formal setting.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate in writing, verbally, and/or online.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience working with individuals, coworkers, and teams to accomplish individual and/or group goals, as evidenced by college, career, and/or community activities.
    • Outstanding leadership skills as demonstrated by roles in college, career, and/or community activities.
    • Understanding of different ethnic and socioeconomic audiences and a commitment to developing and delivering both inclusive and targeted programming to assist underserved audiences.
    • Demonstrated ability to network effectively with businesses and/or community leaders.
    • Familiarity with rural communities in Nebraska.
    • Understanding of, or experience with, developing and delivering educational programs focused on rural prosperity Nebraska priority issues.

    This position is not eligible for employment-based permanent residency sponsorship. UNL may be able to sponsor temporary work authorization (e.g., H-1B) for the successful candidate.

    Application Process

    Review of applications will begin February 19, 2024 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. To view details of the position and create an application, go to, requisition F_240007. Click “Apply for this Job” and complete the information form. Attach 1) a letter of interest that describes your qualifications for the job and anticipated contributions; 2) your curriculum vitae or resume; and 3) contact information for three professional references. In addition, within the application, please complete the required supplemental question(s), one specifically describing your experience working in diverse teams or groups and your anticipated contributions to creating inclusive environments in which every person and every interaction matters. See for guidance in writing this statement.

    As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See


  • 10 Jan 2024 12:33 PM | Leah Georges (Administrator)


    Director – Nebraska LEAD Program 

    • We are seeking an innovative, dynamic, and collaborative leader to be the Director of the Nebraska LEAD Program. Nebraska LEAD is the state’s premier leadership development program of leaders in the agriculture, agribusiness, ag-policy, and rural community prosperity sectors. The program nurtures leadership potential to advance agriculture throughout Nebraska and within its communities.

      The Director will provide intellectual and strategic leadership for all aspects of the program. The successful candidate will be one who is a leadership expert who understands the role and fabric of leadership within communities and agriculture and how Nebraska contributes to the global food system. In addition to being an effective leader, the incumbent must have competencies in teaching and nurturing leadership in others. Our next director will be one who can design and deliver a contemporary leadership curriculum that will develop leaders in the number one industry in Nebraska—agriculture. This person must have strong interpersonal skills and an ability to network, partner, collaborate, and engage community leaders in support of the program. 

      Recognizing that the changing demographics within Nebraska provide opportunities to enhance our potential for creativity, innovation, and impact, the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) is committed to creating learning environments and Nebraska LEAD programming that are accessible and inclusive to all. Every person and every interaction are treated as important to our collective well-being and our ability to deliver on the university’s land-grant mission. 

      The director is charged with coordinating, providing, and promoting all aspects of the Nebraska LEAD Program. This includes curriculum development and delivery, study travel seminar organization, program participant recruitment, budget management, donor development, and alumni relations. The director also contributes their expertise to enhance the university’s academic agricultural leadership programs through course instruction. 

      This is a 12-month (calendar year), 100% administrative appointment. This position will be located in Lincoln, Nebraska. The director will be appointed to a five-year renewable term, subject to satisfactory annual reviews and a formal reappointment review.

      Minimum Qualifications

      To be considered for the position, applicants must meet the following qualifications:

    • Master’s degree.
    • Demonstrated ability to provide visionary leadership (including creating a vision and aligning resources to achieve strategic outcomes).
    • Exceptional skills in communication and interpersonal relations.
    • Experience and ability to connect with donors and establish positive relationships.
    • Demonstrated commitment to practices that enhance access, equity, inclusion, and belongingness.
    • Understanding of global agriculture and food systems.

    • Preferred Qualifications

    • Doctoral degree.
    • Experience in curriculum development and delivery.
    • Experience working and providing leadership in agriculture, agribusiness, or rural communities.
    • Demonstrated ability to make hard decisions.
    • Experience developing and facilitating study tours and/or education abroad experiences.
    • Experience working with an advisory board.
    • An ability to collaborate effectively with a broad range of constituencies.
    • Sensitivity to the perspectives and values of stakeholders.
    • Application Process
      The search advisory committee will continue to receive applications until the Director is selected. To ensure full consideration, nominations and applications should be submitted before February 12, 2024.

      Questions and nominations can be directed in confidence to the co-chairs of the search committee:

      Richard Bischoff, Ph.D.

      Associate Vice Chancellor, IANR

      Jolene Messinger, MBA 

      NALC Board Chair

      Branch Manager, SRB Capital Management, Inc.

      Applicants should go to, requisition F_240002. Click “Apply for this Job,” complete the information form and attach the following documents:

    1.     A letter of interest that describes your qualifications for the position, anticipated contributions, and vision for the program.
    2.     A statement describing your experience working in diverse teams or groups and your anticipated contributions to creating inclusive environments in which every person and every interaction matters (2 page maximum). See for guidance in writing this statement.
    3.     A detailed curriculum vitae.

    The names of three to five (3-5) professional references. 

    Candidates are urged to review all information and documents posted on the search website.

    For questions and assistance with submitting the application, contact Rachel Szelag, Senior HR Specialist at or by phone at (402) 472-5730. 

    UNL offers an attractive compensation and benefits package commensurate with the successful candidate’s background and experience. 

    The University of Nebraska is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNL is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and included. 

    As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See

  • 24 Dec 2023 11:48 AM | Leah Georges (Administrator)

     Position Title: Lecturer, Leadership Studies 

    Department: Leadership Institute 

    Campus Location: Washburn University 

    The screening committee will review all eligible applications submitted by January 12, 2024 

    Position Summary: Washburn University's Leadership Institute invites applications for a Lecturer in Leadership Studies to begin August 1, 2024. This is a 9-month, non-tenure track appointment as a Lecturer. Each selected candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to pursuing teaching excellence at Washburn University, including a dedication to developing inclusive teaching practices that engage students from diverse backgrounds. The Leadership Institute (LI) is an interdisciplinary program that serves undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of disciplines and programs. The LI offers a Leadership Studies Minor and Certificate for undergraduates which includes community-engaged learning as part of the core curriculum. The LI also partners with the Department of Communication Studies to offer an online Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership. Starting in July 2024, the Leadership Institute will expand its scope and become the Aleshire Center for Leadership and Community Engagement. The newly established Center will combine the existing programs currently offered through the Leadership Institute with both academic and co-curricular programs focused on community studies and community-engaged learning. The Center’s expanded focus will be on developing leaders through high-impact community-engaged learning. 

    Washburn University is a teaching-focused, student-centered, public institution located in the metropolitan setting of Topeka that has earned national recognition for its high-impact programs for first-generation students. Washburn has a student body of over 5,500 undergraduate, graduate, and law students, a significant and growing number of whom are first-generation and Pell-Grant eligible. The University has created educational pathways for all students to be successful and achieve their educational goals. 

    Washburn is dedicated to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and cultivating a vibrant and inclusive working environment and curriculum. We offer competitive wages, an excellent benefits program, a supportive leadership team, and a healthy work/life balance. At Washburn, we strive to ensure a campus climate that supports the success of every employee and appreciates the unique skills and expertise each contributes to serving our students. 

    Essential Functions: • Fulfill teaching expectations associated with a non-tenure-track appointment. Teach 12-hours per semester (either in-person or online, according to departmental needs) or equivalent full workload as outlined in the faculty handbook. • Teach and develop undergraduate and graduate classes and seminars as assigned and as dependent upon department needs, which may include the following or some combination of classes consistent with the candidate’s training and interests: o LE100: Exploring Concepts of Leadership o LE200: Ethical Responsibilities of Leadership o LE399: Special Topics o LE400: Leadership Internship o LE620: Leadership and Resource Stewardship o LE630: Organizational Improvement and Innovation 

    o LE640: Public Policy and Global Leadership 

    Required Qualifications: • Doctoral degree in a Leadership-related field. ABD applicants will be considered, with completion of the doctorate by June 1, 2025. If ABD, please provide evidence of degree progress and anticipated completion date. • Demonstrated experience in teaching and/or training/facilitation. • Demonstrated commitment to developing inclusive teaching practices that engage students from diverse backgrounds. Official transcripts required upon hire. 

    Preferred Qualifications: • Experience working with college students. • Experience teaching in the higher education context, both in-person and online. • Evidence of collaboration and innovation in teaching and curriculum development. • Experience using a learning management system for online learning and to supplement in-person learning. • Demonstrated ability to foster short and long-term partnerships with community partners. • Experience working with community partners for educational purposes. 

    • Opportunity exists to mentor or review capstone projects for the Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership during the summer term (additional compensation provided) pending applicant interest and experience. 

    • Advise students and maintain office hours in accordance with the department and university policy. 

    • Fulfill service expectations associated with a non-tenure-track appointment by engaging in service activities in the department, university, and profession. 

    • Perform additional job-related duties as assigned or as appropriate. 

    • Experience using community-engaged learning as a pedagogical framework 

    Special Instructions to Applicants: • Please upload the following items as a pdf to the “additional document” field via the electronic application: a statement of teaching philosophy that calls attention to the candidate’s commitment to inclusive teaching practice and, if available, evidence of teaching or facilitation effectiveness (such as official copies of student evaluations/reports). Contact information for three current professional references will be collected as part of the application form. • If you have questions about the position, please contact Dr. Lauren Edelman, Director of the Leadership Institute, at 

    Background Check Required 

    Washburn is an EOE and is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching-focused academic and work environment. We seek candidates who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a campus climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented and/or marginalized in higher education. 

    Washburn University provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status. 

    Washburn University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants for employment. If you are an applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application or interview process, please email benefits@washburn.eduor call 785-670-1538 at least five(5) business days in advance of the date you need the requested accommodation.

  • 08 Dec 2023 2:49 PM | Leah Georges (Administrator)

    Full job listing details and application instructions can be found here:

    Position Title Professional Instructor/Program Director for Organizational Leadership - College of Arts and Sciences
    Division College of Arts & Sciences (CAS)
    Department Communication Studies
    Job Description

    This position, which includes the dual designation of the Program Director for Organizational Leadership and Professional Instructor, is ideal for the person who is interested in both administrative leadership and the opportunity to design curriculum and teach a variety of courses in Organizational Leadership & Development. The position will require a load of seventy­ five percent (75%) Professional Instructor and twenty-five percent (25%) Program Director. The Program Director is responsible for the promotion, advancement, and management of the Organizational Leadership degree in Correctional Education (CE). Online and post-traditional programming, and workforce development for adults. The position will provide leadership in recruitment and retention effortsworking closely with Enrollment Management, Admissions, and Advising. The Program Director will work in coordination with CE and formerly incarcerated persons on key academic initiatives that expand academic programming opportunities for the CE program. The Program Director will have the opportunity and responsibility to redesign the curriculum to meet student needs and interests.

    The Professional Instructor/Program Director for Organizational Leadership is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the B.S. in Organizational Leadership and Development program, including:

    • Identifying, developing, and evaluating learning opportunities primarily in Ohio and the region.
    • Developing and conducting orientations for students and mentoring adjunct instructors.
    • Encouraging and facilitating on-going communication among the students, instructors and the program; and developing and implementing policies and procedures related to the Organizational Leadership program.
    • Recruiting students in collaboration with Enrollment Management and Admissions, as well as retaining students in partnership with the Student Success Team.
    • Instruction of nine (9) credit hours during each academic year and 3 hour release for the Program Director responsibilities.
    • Student advisement.
    • Service to the university, including departmental meetings and committee work.
    • Participation in community activities.
    • Collection and aggregation of program data for the program regarding quality of academic programs, student feedback, achievement of desired outcomes, and other identified key metrics (“’meaningful indicators of effectiveness”).
    • Working with CAS Dean and staff, assisting the CAS departments in continuous improvement efforts focused on regional workforce development related to ORGLD.
    • Design and implementation of noncredit-to-credit pathways.
    • Coordination and expansion of CE program academic offerings and those geared to online adults.
    Required Qualifications
    • Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership or related field
    • Minimum of two (2) years college teaching experience in an online education program required
    • Understanding of Correctional Education learners, modalities, and learning systems
    • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to teach across the curriculum
    • Knowledge of accreditation standards published by Higher Learning Commission
    • Willingness to engage in community partnership and program development
    • Ability to use electronic learning management system software (i.e. Blackboard Learn) to deliver curriculum to students
    • Ability to work irregular hours to meet the needs of students
    • The successful candidate should have demonstrated experience teaching or academic preparation to teach
    • The successful candidate should be able to describe a current or intended scholarly agenda related to organizational leadership and training or post­ traditional and adult learners
    • Demonstrated capacity to organize and administer complex programming related to adult learners
    • Willingness to engage in community partnership and program development
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Ph.D. preferred
    • Minimum of two (2) years of relevant and successful administrative/leadership experience, such as a program coordinator, supervisor, or director in a higher education context preferred
    • Knowledge of adult learners including workforce skill requirements preferred
    Physical Demands
    Anticipated Start Date of New Hire 01/01/2024
    Proposed Rank Instructor
    Tenure-Track No
    Service Basis 12 month
    Fixed Term 
    Term Start Date 01/01/2024
    Term End Date 05/31/2024
    Benefits Yes


  • 08 Dec 2023 2:41 PM | Leah Georges (Administrator)

    Please see the following link for the full job description and application instructions: 


    Washington, DC, 20001

    Open Date

    Nov 29, 2023


    Program Director/Lecturer or Sr. Lecturer, Organizational Leadership 
    Advanced Academic Programs 
    Krieger School of Arts & Sciences 


    Associate Dean, Graduate and Professional Programs

    Johns Hopkins University 

    Institution Description:
    The Johns Hopkins University invites nominations and applications for the position of Program Director of the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership, within the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences’ Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Division. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Programs, the Program Director will create and sustain the excellence of the program, will foster and lead ongoing innovation in the curriculum, and will pursue efficiency and excellence in support of the program’s faculty and students. JHU is committed to hiring candidates who, through their teaching and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. 

    Advanced Academic Programs
    The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) offers high-quality master’s degrees at its Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Center in Washington, D.C., at JHU’s Homewood Campus in Baltimore, Maryland, and online. AAP distinguishes itself through its intensive instructional assistance, selective admissions, and 60 dedicated full-time faculty. Tenured Krieger School faculty members serve as program chairs to oversee the academic rigor of AAP’s graduate offerings. For more information, see

    The Program Director position is a full-time, non-tenure-track, 12-month renewable faculty position with the academic title of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. The Program Director will have significant interaction/collaboration with departmental staff and other Program Directors within AAP. 

    Academic Responsibilities

    • Teaching three graduate courses per year, including the preparation for and time spent in the classroom (online or onsite)
    • Advising students from diverse backgrounds
    • Providing innovative leadership for curriculum design and new course development to ensure the growth and delivery of the programs
    • University service

    Administrative Responsibilities

    • Overseeing full-time and adjunct faculty hiring, development, and evaluation; making personnel decisions in consultation with the Program Chair and KSAS Dean or designee 
    • Overseeing an operational budget for the MS in Organizational Leadership 
    • Overseeing program admissions processes, including reviewing and approving prospective students’ admissions materials 
    • Coordinating with staff in student and faculty services, online education, marketing, finance, and enrollment services departments on operational issues related to program administration 


    The Program Director role is critical to maintaining the overall high quality of the program. The Program Director must be entrepreneurial, energetic, collaborative, and inclusive. They will bring a passion for education and its power to change lives, especially for part-time and non-residential students, combined with the business acumen necessary to lead a successful professional education enterprise. A track record of building successful in-person and online education programs, as well as skills in instructional design, content development, and instructional technology, are important, as is experience with delivering an excellent student experience. Candidates who have experience teaching and engaging students from diverse backgrounds are of particular interest. 

    To be considered, candidates should meet a set of minimum qualifications and ideally meet several additional preferred qualifications.  

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership or in a relevant field such as Management, organizational psychology, business, political science, or sociology
    • Five-plus years of higher education teaching experience online and/or at the graduate level
    • The ability to teach a wide variety of courses in the Organizational Leadership field
    • Demonstrated track record of excellence in teaching and innovation in curriculum design 
    • Strong organizational skills 
    • The ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with competing demands and multiple deadlines 
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills 

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Five or more years of higher education teaching experience online and/or at the graduate level
    • Three to five years of related professional work experience outside of academia
    • Experience managing a degree program

    Application Instructions

    The position will remain open until filled. Candidates must submit the following:

    •  Cover letter that contains a program vision statement
    • CV
    • Teaching evaluations for the two most recent courses taught.


    The selected candidate will be expected to undergo a background check, provide references upon request, and submit official transcripts for all degrees awarded.

  • 08 Dec 2023 1:39 PM | Leah Georges (Administrator)

    The Department of Agricultural Education and Communications in the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Texas Tech University is now accepting applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Agricultural Communications position to begin September 1, 2024 (negotiable). This individual’s academic focus should be relevant to researching and teaching communications regarding agricultural sciences, natural resources, environment, food, rural development, and/or other related topics.

    Our department is comprised of 16 faculty members, with eight specifically focusing in agricultural communications, and currently serves approximately 300 undergraduate students and 100 graduate students. 

    A full position description and application details can be found at # 35903BR.

    Review of applications will begin on January 31, 2024. To ensure full consideration, please complete an online application at # 35903BR. 

    Questions about this position should be directed to Dr. Courtney Gibson, Search Committee Chair at

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