Advertised Employing Department: School of Education
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The School of Education (SOE) in the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University is seeking a 0.5 (half-time) FTE non-tenure track, three-year faculty position (renewable) at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership, Organizations, and Policy (ELOP) who will also serve as the Director of the Iowa School Business Management Academy (ISBMA). The start date will be August 16, 2019.
The Clinical Assistant Professor will be a dynamic, innovative, and enthusiastic colleague who will collaborate with current faculty in the preparation of P-12 leaders in the SOE’s system-level leadership program. The program is cohort-based, grounded in the theory and practice of educational leadership, and committed to preparing equity-centered educational leaders who foster educational environments that serve the needs of all students, families, and members of the community. In addition to teaching courses, the Clinical Assistant Professor will collaborate with current faculty in the design and implementation of curriculum, participate in program administration, admissions, and assessment, serve on graduate student committees, and work with SOE colleagues to build and sustain partnerships with schools and districts.
The Director of the Iowa School Business Management Academy will administer the state-approved professional certification program that is designed to provide school administrators and school business officials an efficient and effective way to develop high-level knowledge and skills in school finance and school business management that will foster leadership, innovation, and service to Iowa’s students and schools. The Director monitors and approves the successful completion of the legislated requirements for the New SBO Authorization Program that ultimately leads to state-level certification for each new school business official working in Iowa’s schools. The Director will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders at the university, district, and state levels.
(a)Additional years professional experience in school-level/systems-level leadership. (b)Evidence of an ability as a school/district leader to mentor and supervise teachers and administrators. (c )Evidence of an ability as a school/district leader to recruit and retain teachers and administrators from diverse cultural, gendered, linguistic, racial, and social class identities. (d)Evidence of successful support as a school/district leader of students from diverse cultural, gendered, linguistic, racial, and social class identities
Guaranteed Consideration Date: 04/01/2019
Proposed End Date or Length of Term: 3 years, with potential for renewal
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.